Tag: construction

Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure or a facility. It differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser and construction is typically done on location for a known client. Construction as an industry is six to nine percent of the gross domestic product of developed countries. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use.

Reader Profile: Robert Patterson

Reader Profile: Robert Patterson

For any stormwater program to succeed, its goals must be achievable by those involved, says Robert T. Patterson, CPESC, CESSWI. He is an approved instructor for CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) and CESSWI (Certified Erosion, Sediment, & Stormwater Inspector) review workshops and a QSP/QSD (Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Qualified

Meet Leachate and Wastewater Experts at WASTECON® 2018

Meet Leachate and Wastewater Experts at WASTECON® 2018

August 15, 2018 Managing landfill leachate is increasingly challenging and costly. SCS Engineers has arranged to provide you with the opportunity to meet with leachate and wastewater experts at the SCS Engineers booth 604 during WASTECON’s exhibit hours.

The leachate treatment experts will provide you with the opportunity to discuss the issues and

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

Pennies From Heaven

Pennies From Heaven

Residents of Toledo, OH, have always seen water as a very important asset, says Patekka Bannister, commissioner of plant operations and chief of water resources for the Toledo Department of Public Utilities. There is water everywhere you look in Toledo, she says. “In terms of trade, a lot of the

Core & Main Acquires Finish Line Systems, Enhances Metering Solutions

Core & Main LP, the leading US distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of select assets of Finish Line Systems, LLC (“Finish Line”), a Denver-based distributor of water meters, meter reading systems and accessories. This acquisition marks the fourth by

Reader Profile: Cyril Toussaint

Reader Profile: Cyril Toussaint

While overseeing energy efficiency projects at the nation’s largest public health system may seem like a daunting task to some, for Cyril Toussaint, director of energy management and sustainability at NYC Health + Hospitals, it is both a challenge and opportunity to serve his community, a lifelong role he has

CHP: Institutional Applications

CHP: Institutional Applications

Institutional facilities throughout the US are employing combined heat and power (CHP) to attain goals in energy efficiency as well as cost savings, resiliency, and greenhouse gas reductions.

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