Environmental Exposure
The increasing risk of environmental liability calls for engineers and contractors to include environmental risk management as part of a firm's business procedure, even if...

How to Succeed in Business...
As civil engineering continues to evolve as a profession, consulting engineers must continually re-invent their businesses and their practices. In this article, consulting engineers talk...

Riding the Rail
Spurred by decaying or overcrowded roads, communities across the U.S. are planning, building or renovating light rail, freight rail and high speed rail systems. The rail boom, funded in...

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...

Deep Mixing Method: A Global Perspective
Various contemporary deep mixing method (DMM) techniques have been used in the United States since 1986. Such techniques owe their origins to Japanese and Scandinavian developments, which...

A Market Survey of APM Service Attributes

Detroit Downtown People Mover: Ten Years After

Economic Analysis of a Monorail Link Between the Stratosphere Tower and Downtown Las Vegas

Market Advancement for Composite Marine Piling and Timber

Downtown Goes Uptown in Stainless Steel
In an unusual urban planning endeavor, a business district in Houston upgraded infrastructure, and added stainless steel design elements to unify the area. About $11 million was raised...

A Merger Manual
Mergers and acquisition business deals continue to proliferate in the consulting engineer and construction industry. There are many important issues on both sides of the table, and the...

Time Management for Engineers and Constructors
This book describes solutions to the problem of why it is that engineers who pride themselves on logical thinking and efficiency are not more successful in time management. It provides...

Lifeline Failure and Disaster Preparedness of Businesses

Public Water in Private Hands
The nation's water utilities are becoming a battleground for control between private companies that want a share of the market and public employees who are bidding for their...

Water Rights and Markets in Latin America

Evolution versus Revolution: the Culture of Steel Bridge Construction

Everything Old Is New Again
Chicago's elevated Green Line, which connects Chicago's south and west sides with the downtown loop, has recently gone through an overhaul, getting new tracks,...

A Nine Pipe Jacked Crossing of I-93 in Downtown Boston

Building Tension in Buffalo
The National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres have a new home, topped with an unusual tension-braced domed roof. An ingenious combination of dome designs, the Marine Midland...

Who's Surfing? We're Working!
Now that the novelty has worn off, how are engineers using the Internet in their everyday work? Productively is the answer, as both firms and software developers make use of the Internet...

 

 

 

 

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