Park Celebrates Mobility

Global Engineering "sustainability Route Map" Released

Sculpture Pays Homage to the written Word

Macau Theater Featured Giant, Immersive LED Wall

Proposal to Develop Toronto Waterfront Emphasizes Innovative Infrastructure

Denver Water Hires Contractor for Initial Work on Gross Reservoir Expansion

ASCE Salary Survey Reveals Civil Engineers

Forecasting Method Could Improve Tsunami Warning
Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a new method to analyze water pressure at the ocean floor, potentially offering better accuracy in forecasting tsunami wave heights....

Testing the Limits: The Marshall Space Flight Center's S-1C Static Test Stand
The massive S-1C Test Stand in Huntsville, Alabama, allowed NASA engineers to test-fire and refine the rocket engines that helped send astronauts to the moon....

Reviewing the Civil Engineer's Ethical Obligations at Home and Abroad (Part 2)
This month's column is a continuation of last month's in which various international codes of conduct for engineers were compared to ASCE's....

Design-Builder Loses in Attempt to Sue Bridging Designer
Bridging designers face design-build challenge....

Novel Computing Techniques Aid First Responders; Connected Vehicles Can Predict Flooding; Robotic Device Detects Leaks in Plastic, Metal Pipes; Sound Used to Manage Landfill Gas Collection
New developments in disaster response, rainfall tracking, water-leak detection, and landfill gas collection are highlighted....

Reviewing the Civil Engineer's Ethical Obligations at Home and Abroad
Do the codes of conduct for engineers practicing in the United States and abroad reflect a common understanding of an engineer's ethical obligations?...

Engineers Must Be Wise Stewards Of the Money and Trust of the Public
Engineers have an ethical obligation to be wise stewards of the money and trust employers, clients, and funders extend to them....

Beware the Many Nuances of Contracting with the Federal Government
An opinion released by the federal appellate court in K-Con Inc. v. Secretary of the Army illustrates how the Christian doctrine works and the challenge it...

California Ruling Expands Liability of Site-Safety Consultants
This month's column features Peredia v. HR Mobile Services Inc.—a recent appellate decision that offers a thorough analysis of jobsite safety liability for consultants....

The Right to Terminate for Convenience Has Its Limits
The recent court case of De Avila v. Espinoza Metal Building & Roofing Contractors addressed the contract doctrines of interference, frustration of purpose, and termination in a dispute between...

Engineer Unknowingly Waives Legal Protection from Lawsuit
The Texas Supreme Court was asked to decide whether an engineering firm can be determined to have waived its right to require a certificate of merit because of its conduct during litigation....

Shoddy Record-Keeping Costs Contractor Its Delay Claim
A recent case in the District of Columbia demonstrates that detailed and contemporaneous records are necessary if a contractor wishes to seek recourse for project delays....

Court Rejects Suit against Design Team for Negligent Contract Administration
A circuit court rejects a suit against a design team for negligent contract administration in Domson Inc. v. Kadrmas Lee & Jackson Inc....

 

 

 

 

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