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A loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches, riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts

41st World Energy Engineering Congress 2018

We invite you to be a part of the nation’s largest, most active buying venue for end user energy products and services – the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC).
There’s no better opportunity for your sales team to directly reach thousands of top energy management decision makers from throughout the U.S.

Monitoring Lake Michigan

Monitoring Lake Michigan

Two brand-new, custom-designed buoys have been placed in Lake Michigan that provide real-time data on air and water temperature, waves, water currents, and wind speed. Those who spend a lot of time on the lake are sure to find this information useful—whether they enjoy boating, surfing, fishing, or sunbathing. Besides

Coastal Concerns

Coastal Concerns

I’ve written about rising sea levels and the potential effects on infrastructure for a number of years now.  But the gravity of this global issue resonated with particular poignance last week when my town released a landmark report outlining the effects of sea rise on our little seaside community.

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Achieving Optimum Traction With Specific Tires and Tracks

Achieving Optimum Traction With Specific Tires and Tracks

Tires are wonderful things. They solved transportation and mobility issues for a lot of people throughout history, from wheel-mounted siege weapons to horse-drawn carriages to wheelchairs to cars to construction equipment. However, throughout history, people have been dealing with the shortcomings of tire technology.

Testing Inlet and Storm Drain Protection Devices

Testing Inlet and Storm Drain Protection Devices

Urban stormwater runoff is one of the leading causes of water pollution because it carries pollutants such as oil, grease, pesticides, fertilizer, animal waste, trash, debris, and other substances through storm drains and into lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water.

Project Profile: A Penetrating Look

Project Profile: A Penetrating Look

In the spring of 2017, southern Quebec, Canada, had unprecedented rainfalls and widespread flooding. Rivers in the Montreal area burst their banks and submerged communities. In one community, a local pedestrian pier was completely submerged under 3 feet of water for two weeks.

The Tracks of My Tires

The Tracks of My Tires

Tires are wonderful things. They solved transportation and mobility issues for a lot of people throughout history, from wheel-mounted siege weapons to horse-drawn carriages to wheelchairs to cars to construction equipment. However, throughout history, people have been dealing with the shortcomings of tire technology.

River Vision: Denver’s South Platte Communities Transformed

River Vision: Denver’s South Platte Communities Transformed

Collaborative construction delivery models such as construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) with preconstruction services are increasingly proving beneficial to owners and contractors. City and County of Denver’s River Vision is a stunning example of how these methods are providing increased value.

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