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Civil + Structural Engineer Media interview with Jim Campbell, President of PND Engineers, Inc.

PND Engineers Turns 40: Anchorage-headquartered engineering firm founded on innovation, service PND Engineers, Inc. marks its 40th anniversary in 2019 and looks forward to bringing innovative...

McCarthy Undertaking Three Phases of Houston’s Northeast Water Purification Plant

In order to meet the needs of a growing population and to shift from reliance on groundwater to surface water as the source for...

McCarthy Completes Holocaust Museum Houston, Lester and Sue Smith Campus

Houston – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction on the Holocaust Museum Houston, Lester and Sue Smith Campus. The extensive demolition and expansion project more...

Texas high-speed train named a top global infrastructure project

The Texas high-speed train has been named among the top global infrastructure projects by infrastructure advocacy group CG/LA in its 2019 Strategic 100 Global Infrastructure Report.

Research: ‘Clustering’ Land Buyouts Can Improve Flood Resiliency

A study that analyzes flood loss claims and estimates from over 74,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston’s Harris County finds that a strategic land buyout approach that prioritizes the purchase of land parcels in “clusters,” as well as proximity to existing open space, is just as cost-effective as the traditional, piecemeal approach.

Texas high-speed train picks environmental partner to manage green infrastructure projects

Texas Central, developers of the high-speed train, named Resource Environmental Solutions (RES) as the project’s provider of ecological mitigation services to help protect and enhance natural ecosystems and the environment throughout construction and operations.

Texas Central selects Salini Impregilo to lead civil construction consortium

Texas Central, developers of a high-speed train connecting Houston and Dallas, engaged the global construction and engineering firm Salini Impregilo – operating in the U.S. market with The Lane Construction Corporation – to lead the civil construction consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.

Coal tar epoxy-coated sheet piles used flood control

Houston has experienced a major construction boom in recent years. With the recent devastation of Hurricane Harvey, a large number of steel sheet pile projects have been included in this construction for added flood control.

Flood Protection Infrastructure

The Houston metro area has experienced three, greater-than-100-year floods in the last five years. There is a fine line between disaster generation and disaster...
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