Optimal Resource Allocation for the Cleanup of Petroleum Contaminated Sites
Site rehabilitation is conducted in many states using a risk-based corrective action process wherein alternative remedial actions are evaluated and implemented, depending on the level...

Finished With a Flourish
The Walt Disney Concert Hall has survived budgeting shortfalls, a major earthquake, and formidable design changes to become an evocative beacon for the arts in downtown Los Angeles....

Work of Art
Cincinnati's new art center is being lauded for its structural animation and innovative use of form. Rendering this sculptural edifice in concrete and steel within a limited...

Repeat Performance
Working with a budget of $10 million, engineers designing a new high-rise residential structure in New York City had to find creative ways to control costs. One budget-saving idea was...

The Pentagon Project
The renovation of the Pentagon, now under way, is one of the most ambitious, complex, and challenging construction undertakings in contemporary history. It entails the equivalent of demolishing...

Return of the Master Builder
As projects become more complex and clients demand streamlined design and construction approaches, more consulting companies are attempting to add hard-dollar construction to their scope....

Building a Sound Company Culture
For small companies just starting out, the priorities are often generating business and completing the work on time, on budget, and in accordance with applicable standards. In the process...

Historical Sediment Budget Analysis of the Malibu Coastline
Sediment supply to the Malibu coastline has been continually decreasing since development began in the Santa Monica Mountains in the 1880's due to dam construction for irrigation and recreation,...

Estimating, Scheduling, and Producing the Manual
Producing an O&M manual can be a challenge. All activities must be coordinated properly and the manual production team must work together to get the job done on time and within...

The Warranty Alternative
State highway agencies are investigating such alternative contracting methods as warranties in reaction to decreased budgets and resources. The advantages to warranty contracting include...

The Importance of Inlet Littoral Budget Variability

Inlet Impacts and Families of Solutions for Inlet Sediment Budgets

Regional Sediment Budget for Fire Island to Montauk Point, New York, USA

Development of a Sediment Budget for the West and Southwest Coasts of Barbados

Effects of Aeolian Transport on the Ponce DeLeon Inlet Sediment Budget

The Columbia River Littoral Cell: A Sediment Budget Overview

Big-Firm Marketing Ideas That Can Work For You
Access to a large advertising and marketing budget may make it easier to attract clients, but bringing in new business doesn't have to be expensive. Marketing professionals...

Warming Up to Cold Calling
Calling a prospective client to arrange an initial meeting can unnerve even the most experienced marketer. But it is a useful tool, especially for small firms on a tight marketing budget....

Long Beach Port Improvements: $2 Billion Challenge

A Tale of Two Bids
In early 1992, the Escambia County Utilities Authority determined that its 2 mgd Avondale Wastewater Treatment Plant should be expanded to 8 mgd to meet the growing needs of the Pensacola,...

 

 

 

 

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