Greg Graves: Leadership that matters

November 1st, 2016 by

The retiring chairman and CEO of Burns & McDonnell reviews his 37-year career with the 118-year-old, employee-owned firm.

Project Profitability: Continuing evolution of the owner/client project management function

November 1st, 2016 by

In the post-World War II era, the facilities needs for corporations and institutions grew dramatically. Although some companies such as Kaiser and Ford had constructed enormous manufacturing operations in the first half of the 20th century, most businesses remained tiny by modern standards. The concept of the project manager or facilities manager as we know it did not exist.

Diversions: What I drink

November 1st, 2016 by

We have all heard the phrase, “You are what you eat.” I’ve always struggled with that. I’m convinced that I am not what I eat; I am what I drink.

Technology-driven success

November 1st, 2016 by

Manhard Consulting delivers site design options for fast-track construction of the world’s largest yogurt production facility.

Ranking resiliency, efficiency, and quality

November 1st, 2016 by

Water sustainability leads to economic development for cities.

Ask Questions

November 1st, 2016 by

Stop complaining about the lack of information you get in your firm. Let’s face it, communication is not a common

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Technology hub

November 1st, 2016 by

HDR designs new home for groundbreaking research in computer sciences at University of Maryland.

Complex coordination

November 1st, 2016 by

Cold-formed steel framing provides the primary structural system for a completely renovated office and conference center.

The easy way or the hard way?

November 1st, 2016 by

Someone recently asked what prompted me as a young structural engineer in 1997 to lead an engineering business. “I didn’t

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Five indicators of parking garage problems

November 1st, 2016 by

Catching problems early and making repairs are keys to proper parking structure maintenance.

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