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Contractors' Suit Against Designers Moves Forward despite Lack of Privity
In Suffolk Construction Company v. Rodriguez and Quiroga Architects Chartered, several design professionals move to dismiss negligence claims from contractors who relied upon their plans and specifications...

Massachusetts Requires Role for Licensed Engineers in Gas Infrastructure after NTSB Investigates Deadly Explosions

Proposed Rule Would Limit Clean Water Act Protection for Certain Streams, Wetlands
A draft proposal released in December by the Trump administration aims to simplify the process of determining whether a body of water is protected by the Clean Water Act....

CSO Program in Evansville, Indiana, Marks Key Milestone with Start of Pump Station Construction

Chicago Transit Authority Awards $1.2-Billion Contract to Revamp Portion of Busy Red Line

Federal Effort Needed to Modernize Interstate Highway System, Report Says

Supertall Tower to Anchor Development Near Sports Venues in China

Kick-Start Your Career with New ASCE Benefits

Tulip-Shaped Tower Proposed for London

Replacing an Icon
Since 1852, the Portage Viaduct has carried a rail line across the Genesee River Gorge, near the town of Portageville, New York. First made of timber, then replaced with a wrought iron structure after...

Bridging the Genesee River Gorge Has a Complex History (part of "Replacing an Icon")
In the early 1850s, the Buffalo and New York City Railroad, a subsidiary of what would later be known as the Erie Railroad, expanded westward from the New York City area toward Buffalo, New York. As part...

Digital Water Cooler
To keep employees connected across geographically dispersed offices, help them share knowledge and technical resources, and just better understand their company and their clients, many engineering firms...

Options Open
The 60,000-seat Optus Stadium was designed to blend in with its surroundings while serving as an icon for the Perth, Australia, metropolitan area. Engineered to be truly multipurpose, the venue is able...

Making the Most of Digital Tools (part of "Options Open")
From the outset, the Westadium consortium considered efficient procurement, constructability, long-term maintenance, and asset management in the design of Optus Stadium. For these reasons, Arup's engineers...

Robotic System Creates Affordable, Innovative Concrete Formwork
A team based in Denmark has created a robotic system capable of economically and quickly carving formwork for unusually shaped concrete structures....

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...

Go Online, Young Engineer! (part of "Digital Water Cooler")
One stereotype involving social intranets might be that younger engineers will use such systems more quickly or enthusiastically than older engineers—perhaps because the young engineers have grown up using...

Big Span, Big Fun: The Atlantic City Convention Hall
In its Roaring Twenties heyday, no building better defined glamorous Atlantic City, New Jersey, than its 1929 Convention Hall, whose cavernous auditorium, supported by three-hinged arched trusses, was...

Court Weighs in on Use of Word "Engineer"
Despite a state court's ruling, engineer is not a word to be used lightly....

 

 

 

 

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