Tag: construction manager

Construction Mangers lead the overall planning, coordination, and control of a project from beginning to completion. Construction management is aimed at meeting a client’s requirement in order to produce a functionally and financially viable project.

Reader Profile: Jennifer Hildebrand

Reader Profile: Jennifer Hildebrand

Jennifer Hildebrand, CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, ToR, QSD, and QSP, is the environmental compliance group manager for WSB & Associates in St. Paul, MN. She didn’t set out in life to go into the industry, but today, she is one of its shining stars.

Her B.S. and M.B.A. degrees in business management

If It Quacks Like a Duck, It Could Someday Be a Wetland

If It Quacks Like a Duck, It Could Someday Be a Wetland

On a sultry afternoon in mid-July, two bodies of water, entwined by nature but separated by man, became reacquainted for the first time in nearly 100 years. The estrangement had been quite stressful for both, but expedience had dictated that third-party interests—those of agriculture, commerce, and development—would take priority over

Protecting Storm Drain Inlets

Protecting Storm Drain Inlets

There’s an old advertising saying: “You never see a piano ad unless you’re in the market to buy a piano.” And this might also be true of stormwater inlets. The ubiquitous receptacles are such a routine feature of streets and parking lots that they’re virtually invisible. But, if you are

Aesthetics and Energy Efficiency

Aesthetics and Energy Efficiency

Nearly a century ago, legislation enacted by President Woodrow Wilson founded a basic training facility for American soldiers preparing for World War I. Named Camp Benning, the post was located just outside the capital city of Columbus, GA. Following the Armistice, the post was renamed Fort Benning in 1922. But

The Practical Permeable Paver

The Practical Permeable Paver

One of the goals set down by Furman ­University and Southern Living magazine when they began brainstorming the showcase home called Cliff’s Cottage was sustainability on an everyday basis. They wanted to demonstrate total sustainability while educating people on how to put the technology and practices to use in their

Vermeer Breaks Ground for Technology Hub in Ames, Iowa

Vermeer Breaks Ground for Technology Hub in Ames, Iowa

July 2015

Vermeer Corp., Pella, Iowa, broke ground last week for the Vermeer Applied Technology Hub to be part of the Iowa State University Research Park (ISU RP) in Ames, Iowa. The facility will house offices, meeting spaces and a high-bay space.

Vermeer intends to create an environment for software engineers to

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality.

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality. Stopping Nonpoint-Source Pollution In Columbia, MO, the Public Works Department received a Clean Water Act 319 grant for stormwater improvements to reduce nonpoint-source pollution into the creeks

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