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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....

Safe!
Rather than tear down a century-old warehouse that occupied the site of a planned baseball stadium, engineers renovated and reused the structure as part of the ballpark. Fans can view...

Liquid Assets
Educational Facilities and the fountains of a new plaza are making good use of water from a system that is remediating contaminated groundwater in Wichita, Kansas....

Terminal Transformation
Infrastructure improvements ranging from the extension and strengthening of an existing wharf to the construction of an intermodal rail yard are turning a 30-year-old cargo-handling facility...

A Concerted Effort
With aid from the National Science Foundation, 15 Universities across the country have expanded and upgraded their earthquake simulation research facilities. These resources have now been...

Shipshape
As the shipping industry changes, so must port facilities. In light of that fact, the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal, now under construction at the Port of Houston, has been designed...

Use of Coal Combustion By-Products as Low-Permeability Liners for Manure Storage Facilities
This chapter presents an overview of the use of compacted flue gas desulfurization (FGD) material as a low-permeability liner. It discusses the engineering characteristics of FGD materials...

Preparing for Takeoff
New Hampshire's Manchester Airport laid the groundwork for steady grwoth with a set of infrastructure projects including the construction of a parking garage, a terminal expansion,...

Transparency and Integrity in Water Management
The purpose of this Paper will be to explore, define and discuss the matter of transparency, integrity and effectiveness in water and associated land management. In view of the complex...

The Smaller the Better
Many wastewater treatment plants in the United States seeking to expand or upgrade their facilities often face space limitations. But now a number of small-footprint technologies refined...

Wide Open
The retractable roof of the stadium being built for the Arizona Cardinals will be the first in the United States to operate on an incline, and the extraordinary trusses that support it...

Failures and Problems with Lift-Slab Construction
This chapter provides an overview of failures and problems with lift-slab construction. Topics include jack systems with inadequate take-up devices; the Canadian wedge connection; Serra...

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

Winged Victory
Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the $100 million, 142,050 sq ft (13,100 m³) addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum is the creation of architect, artist, and engineer Santiago...

Act of Triumph
The dramatic, crescent-shaped fabric roof of the soccer stadium built on the Korean island of Cheju for this year's World Cup proved to be the structure's most...

Engineering Standards for the Marine Oil Terminals and Natural Hazard Threats

Ground Improvement in Zárate

Ground Modification and MSE Retaining Walls at Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC

Delicate Procedure
In 1997 the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), located in downtown Baltimore, began addressing a need for expanded health care facilities within the city. But the existing facilities...

 

 

 

 

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