Mon.Sep 28, 2020

Leaning Tower of Pisa: An Architectural Marvel or Engineering Failure?

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a white marble bell tower standing beside the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, recognizable worldwide as an. Case study Exclusive Geotechnical Engineering

Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

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Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Read: Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL at BusinessFacilities.com.

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What are the Important Pile Integrity Test Methods?

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Pile integrity test (PIT) is defined as a qualitative evaluation of the integrity of piles. As per ASTM D5882, pile integrity comprises the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State

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Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State. Read: Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State at BusinessFacilities.com.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

What is Trapezoidal Crest Wall?

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What are the construction practices which are used to avoid differential settlement in foundation?

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What are the construction practices used to avoid differential settlement in foundation? The post What are the construction practices which are used

Jobs Decline in 39 States

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Thirty-nine states lost construction jobs between August 2019 and August 2020 while 31 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July and August according to a new analysis of Labor Department data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. The new

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Evaluating and investing resources to navigate past the COVID-19 pandemic

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The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. Abraham Lincoln. The last few months have been interesting to say the least. We’ve all faced personal and professional challenges while striving to manage both the day-to-day and longer-term realities of the pandemic.

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Viewpoint Adds HR to Spectrum

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Viewpoint has integrated its HR Management function into Spectrum. The company says the move gives human resources professionals and employees a “broader web-based onboarding platform and self-service capabilities designed to boost talent acquisition and scale and automate many HR processes.”

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Rammed Earth Living Sculpture in Portugal

Natural Building

Long Live the Palm is an art installation by architect Iwo Borkowicz and designer Ola Korba?ska ska that celebrates the full circle of nature. It is located near a river in the town of Agueda, Portugal. Decaying palm trees were mixed with local soils, which becomes a base for new life to grow.

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Pensacola Bridge Damage Worse Than First Thought

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Barge damage to the Pensacola Bay Bridge during Hurricane Sally is worse than first thought and there is no timetable yet for the repair, reports NorthEscambia.com. The department understands how critical this facility is to the community and is also working to develop the repair plan necessary to

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Envisioning a Hybrid Workforce: Prioritizing Flexibility, Transparency, and Wellness

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While there have been mixed reviews of what many deemed a global work from home experiment, it seems there’s no going back to the pre-pandemic norm of full-time in-office work for all employees. Instead, most organizations will need to evolve blended virtual and physical workplace strategies.

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Active Adult Buyers Are Back, Here’s What to Know

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Active Adult Buyers Are Back, Here’s What to Know. cbroderick. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 09:47. Active adult homebuyers are an important component of the current housing demand now that they feel safer with in-person sales and have increased confidence in selling.

What Is Bridge Abutment | Types of Abutments

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Bridge Abutment Means. As a component of a bridge , the abutment provides the vertical support to the bridge superstructure at the bridge ends, connects the bridge with the approach roadway , and retains the roadway base materials from the bridge spans.

More Sellers List, Yet Demand Remains Insatiable

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More Sellers List, Yet Demand Remains Insatiable. cbroderick. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 09:56.

Arizona’s Infrastructure in ‘Mediocre Condition,’ Needs More Federal and State Funding, ASCE Report Says

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Arizona's infrastructure is badly in need of additional funding, but the state's overall grade if C exceeds the national grade, which ASCE says is a D

What This Home Construction CEO Thinks About the Current Market

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What This Home Construction CEO Thinks About the Current Market. cbroderick. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:02. Home builders are seeing unprecedented demand for new homes as existing home listings are minimal and consumer interests are shifting.

Milwaukee Wood Skyscraper Wants to Reach Even Higher

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The city of Milwaukee Plan Commission and the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee have consistently affirmed changes to New Land Enterprises' Ascent private project that will include height, parking space and private units to the tall wood project. Thornton Tomasetti is the structural engineer.

Is the Housing Market Running Out of Fuel?

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Is the Housing Market Running Out of Fuel? cbroderick. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:06. Builders cannot keep up with demand due to material and labor shortages, but that is not stopping buyers.

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Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Tulsa

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the New Orleans area

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Simplify Closets with Closet Selector®

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Simplify Closets with Closet Selector®. kcichowicz. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:55. Think closets are complicated? Think again! Closets can be easy and profitable. With Closet Selector you can have one solution that integrates with your processes, saves you time, and ensures you profit. Let us show you ho

Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: Central Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/texas-louisiana/photos

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Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Fort Worth

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Houston area

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Texas & Louisiana On the Scene: October 2020

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Reports from key industry events across the Texas and Louisiana region

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