Tag: building

A building is a man-made structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons. To better understand the term building compare the list of nonbuilding structures.

New Opportunities and Strategic Models to Cope With Sea Rise

New Opportunities and Strategic Models to Cope With Sea Rise

When perspectives on sea level rise are considered, they might easily take on the glass-half-empty or glass-half-full analogy. For many, the glass is half empty and spells doom for thriving municipalities, helplessly sinking into the sea—reminiscent of the cinematic moment in which Charlton Heston finds the Statue of Liberty submerged

Water Storage Systems

Water Storage Systems

There is only one readily available, accessible, and inexpensive substance that can be widely used to combat fires: water. However, in a changed climate where drought and forest fires are far more prevalent, and where commercial and residential development in vulnerable areas makes for ever more expensive property damage, available

From Volvo CE – CONSTRUCTION TELEMATICS: THE POWER OF THE NETWORK

From Volvo CE – CONSTRUCTION TELEMATICS: THE POWER OF THE NETWORK

Modern construction equipment needs telecoms networks. While there is significant machine-to-server activity there is far less vehicle-to-vehicle communication than many people think. In this article Michele Mackenzie, Principal Analyst for M2M (machine to machine) & IoT (internet of things) services at Analysys Mason explains to what extent new networks will

Reader Profile: Marni Aarlev

Reader Profile: Marni Aarlev

Working for the world’s largest sanitation department—the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)—is no small task. DSNY collects more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage and 1,760 tons of recyclables daily. Since June 2016, Marni Aaron Aarlev has worked as a senior business analyst with its operations management division.

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Launches Hauler Safety Toolkit
 

RESOURCES DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE SAFETY MESSAGES DIRECTLY TO HAULERS
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has launched a Hauler Safety Toolkit to be handed out to solid waste haulers throughout North America, to ensure that safety resources are available to companies and municipalities of all sizes.

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