Tag: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Sustainable Marine Lumber Helps Bridge Environmental and Structural Goals for the Ponquogue Bridge...

By Richard Zimmerman, Jr. For anyone whose travels have taken them to Long Island’s East End and, in particular, the old whaling town of Sag...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers comes to the aid of hospitals

Coronavirus Pandemic By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) surprised us all, especially our nation’s hospital system which was not prepared for a pandemic. Hospitals...

COVID-19 & the New Normal for the A/E/C Industry

By Michael Drost In the immortal words of the great American philosopher and New York Yankee Yogi Berra, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially...

Strict Testing Standards for Steel Windows Needed to Reduce Insurance Losses from Extreme Weather...

Robust product testing improves life-safety and reduces property and casualty claim costs  By Seth Rose, Founding Director, Eneref Institute Atlantic hurricanes have become significantly more powerful...

Port Forward

Underground tunneling reduces disruptions By Jodie Hartnell Prior to 2016, the busy Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) had “No enterprise GIS, no GIS software, and...

Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Approaches Meet Community Treatment and Large Commercial System Demands

By Dennis F. Hallahan, PE and Donald Prince Introduction Two general methods are considered for wastewater treatment planning and design: centralized and decentralized models. As environmental...

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill requiring disaster recovery funds adhere to latest codes

Funding also provided to train code officials and the construction industry in the latest codes Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the...

FEMA calls for requiring up-to-date building codes in federal and state grants and programs

Washington, D.C. – The Mitigation Framework Leadership Group (MitFLG), chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), released the National Mitigation Investment Strategy (NMIS), a unified...

Stantec to Assist with Puerto Rico Infrastructure Damage Assessments

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Global design and engineering firm Stantec has been awarded a $3 million assignment to lead engineering services for infrastructure damage assessments...
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