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Army Corps helps USMA West Point Cadets prepare for what comes next

By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. James Gagliano has carried a valuable lesson with him that he learned 37 years ago as a cadet at the U.S....

How Retaining Walls Provide A Structural Advantage To Your Project

Retaining walls are mainly used to provide support to the soil and to provide an aesthetically pleasing landscape. However, another advantage that they rarely...

Reopening Buildings After a Shutdown

Biological considerations indirectly linked to COVID-19 By Bill Zoeller Introduction Due to safety measures such as mask-wearing/facial protection, social distancing, limited gatherings, and reduced travel, the workplace...

London’s Changing: What does lower occupancy mean for the future of commercial buildings?

London’s Canary Wharf, home to the European headquarters of Barclays, Citigroup, HSBC, and many other businesses is currently operating at 10 percent capacity, with...

Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction

By Tim Turney Establishing any new construction project is a careful logistical balancing act, with many aspects for project managers to consider; from site safety...

UMA Scales up Production on Unusually Large Soil Nail Wall

By Brian M. Fraley UMA Geotechnical Construction constructed all of the eight required permanent soil nail walls along a roughly two-mile stretch of the Greensboro...

Sustaining Our Bridges: Taking Advantage of Captured Time

By Paul K. Nolan, PE The Burlington-Bristol Bridge is a steel-member, truss bridge with a vertical lift span. It crosses the Delaware River via Route...

Spark Building Insulates Heated Slabs from Frigid Balconies with Structural Thermal Breaks

Spark is a state-of-the-art building near Madison’s Capitol –– owned by American Family Insurance. The 158,000 sq ft (14,694 sq m) Spark is home...

How Fabric Structures Can Save Your Construction Project Money

By Rory Bagley Before construction projects can begin, one of the first steps that is necessary is to set up on-site facilities for the...

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