Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction
The Journal accepts papers and articles spanning legal issues and litigation pertaining to all areas of engineering and construction, including contract law and interpretation; professional...

Women in Engineering
Professional Life
Women in Engineering: Professional Life illuminates the professional lives of today's women engineers through articles, lectures,...

Field Guide to Environmental Engineering for Development Workers: Water, Sanitation, and Indoor Air by James R. Mihelcic, Lauren M. Fry, Elizabeth A. Myre, Linda D. Phillips, and Brian D. Barkdoll. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2009.

NewsBriefs: Electrical Contractors Collaborate to Reduce Dangers to Workers (National Electrical Contractors Association)

Congress Labors to Pass Air Bill Before Adjourning

Construction Institute Signs Agreement with OSHA to Advance the Health and Safety of Construction Workers

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

Stabilizing a Crater Rim
A geocell and geogrid reinforced soil slope concept was selected to stabilize approximately 120 m of eroding and unstable portions of the crater rim at the National Memorial Cemetery of...

Court Decisions: OSHA Provision Dose Nor Assign Liability for Injured Worker

September Eleventh, The Days After, The Days Ahead
Civil engineers assumed prominent roles in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and are leading the efforts to evaluate not only the performance...

Augmented Reality Technology Will Enable Workers to `See' below the Surface

Union Labor Requirement is Upheld

Project Labor Agreement Appropriate

Preventing Burnout
Times are good and you have more work than you can handle. That's an enviable position to be in, correct? Maybe not, according to business experts and small engineering firms....

Designing Better Managers
Designers traditionally have been hired for their technical and creative skills, but in the current tight labor market, they are increasingly taking on the role of project manager, especially...

Risky Business
Labor, clients, project conditions and information flow are all potential risks that small design firms face when deciding to agree to a fixed price. If you're in charge of...

Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Plans
Less than a third of workers at small firms with 100 or fewer employees have a job-sponsored retirement plan, far fewer than that of bigger firms. A survey by the Employee Benefit Research...

The New Commute
Owners of small engineering firms differ in their opinions about the efficacy of allowing employees to work from home one or more days per week. Some find it difficult to justify the technology...

Scaffolding—What Can We Do? (Available only in Structural Engineering Special Issue)
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. investigated a construction site scaffolding collapse at a West Coast hotel which permanently injured three workers. The engineering investigation...

Two Leaders of ASCE's Building Campaign See the Fruits of Their Labor

 

 

 

 

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