When Things Became Muddy: TVA's Response to Seepage Discharge at Boone Dam
In October 2014, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) profited from investments in a robust dam safety program. This profit did not come in the form of money, but more importantly in the protection of...

Work for the Ethical Reward
ASCE's Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members and Students-established and endowed in 1939 by Daniel W. Mead, a former president and honorary member of ASCE-are awarded...

Teams and Teamwork: The Potential
Deliberate efforts to develop teamwork in most work groups can clearly improve productivity, communication, schedule maintenance, cost control, work quality, individual satisfaction, and...

The Economics of Beach Nourishment in Delaware
This study provides a detailed examination of the benefits of Delaware's ongoing nourishment program, and examines the incidence of benefits to those who live within and outside of the...

Marketing is Everyone's Job
While good management, strategic planning and a good reputation certainly contribute to a firm's growth and higher profits, most successes can be credited to an aggressive...

Discovering Your Niche
Small consulting engineering firms often find themselves working on multiple projects and heading in no clear direction, and eventually quality begins to suffer. The solution is to concentrate...

Practical Implications of Optimal Space Allocation and Pricing

A Model of World Aircraft Demand

Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Contracts for Structural Engineers

Project Profitability with Trenchless Technology

The Art of the Deal
There are two fundamental reasons why an engineering firm considers selling itself or purchasing another firm: to generate the money or to deal with issues of management or ownership transition....

Residential Land Development Practices
a Textbook on Developing Land into Finished Lots
This book contains practical and proven techniques to manage land development operations. Readers will be able to incorporate the forms, contracts, schedules, management techniques, and...

Increased Profits from Low-head Hydropower Sites

New Approach in Small Hydro: Improve Profitability for Hydropower Developers

Strategic Positioning for Improved Profitability for Engineering and Construction Organizations

Big Business
Prior to the 1990s, there were few mergers in the environmental engineering consulting industry. Growth and profitability were generally sufficient to compensate owners and employees and...

Managing Projects for Profit
The section on Project Quality described the necessary steps that must be taken to ensure quality. Namely, ensuring that the project be completed within budget, on time, and that it meet...

The Brenner Base Tunnel - A Project Resume

Small Business in the Construction Industry

Making Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Profitable: The Roles of Public Policy and Innovative Project Management

 

 

 

 

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