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...

A Different Angle (part of "West Side Extraordinary")
The unique, sloping shape of the VIA 57 West building is formed from cast-in-place concrete from the single, partial basement level up to the structure's 34th floor; braced galvanized steel framing completes...

Becoming Greener with Green Sand: An Iron Castings Company Devises an Environmentally Friendly Liner System Reusing Foundry Byproduct
Metalcasting is one of the oldest methods of recycling—humans have a few millennia worth of experience with the technique—but today's industry still battles public preconceptions...

Augered Cast-in-Place Piles in Limestone

Modeling Laterally Loaded ACIP Piles in Overconsolidated Clay

Toronto Takes Off
Travelers using Toronto's Pearson International Airport will soon be passing through a new, state-of-the-art terminal, the centerpiece of a 10-year airport redevelopment project....

Nanotechnology Takes Roots
Nanoscale particles of zero-valent iron with a trace of noble metal catalyst are punching well above their weight in the area of environmental remediation. Their ability to destroy a wide...

Grand Finale
For 87 years Oklahoma's state capitol remained unfinished, the majestic cast-in-place concrete dome its designers envisioned never built. But as Oklahoma approached its centennial—to...

Constructibility of Augered Cast-In-Place Piles

Iron Mountain Mine: Challenge and Success

Speeding Across Spain
Spain is extending its high-speed rail system—the Alta Velocidad Española (AVE)—to include a line running from Madrid to Lleida, with stops in Guadalajara and Zaragoza. The line will extend...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

Wetlands Treat Mine Runoff
Engineers were asked to design a treatment system for the severely acidic drainage from the Mike Horse and Anaconda metals mines in Montana. Challenges included the mountainous terrain,...

Rehabilitation of a Nineteenth Century Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge

Dynamic Process Simulation Model of Cast-in-Place Concrete Process

Rapid and Complete Transformation of Chlorinated Solvents with Nanoscale Iron (Fe) and Iron/Palladium (Fe/Pd) Particles in Sediment-Water Slurries

Electrokinetic Modeling of the Enhanced Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] in Porous Media

Factors Affecting the Earthquake Damage of Water Distribution Systems

Rehabilitation of 19th Century Water Mains

 

 

 

 

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