Category: Featured

Brownfield Grant Funding: Initiating Revitalization in Your Community

September 24, 2019

It is a familiar scene—an abandoned gas station, a dilapidated manufacturing facility, an empty or run-down warehouse. The site is possibly known in your community as an “eyesore,” and could even be considered a hazard. …

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Bringing a Community Together

July 26, 2019

Tulsa Gathering Place Provides a Place for Everyone It was a big dream—to transform nearly 100 acres at the margins of Tulsa’s Arkansas River floodplain into a dynamic, interactive, and inviting environment with a pond, …

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Addressing Corrosion Extends Concrete Service Life

July 1, 2019

Concrete is generally thought to be a resilient material. Yet, those responsible for maintaining today’s concrete structures are finding their buildings and bridges may not last as long as they’d like, partly due to the …

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Developing Rail-Specific Asbestos Management Safety Plans

May 22, 2019

Asbestos was commonly included in building and construction materials prior to 1980, due to its durability and heat resistance. The product was also used extensively in the rail industry for a wide-variety of materials including: …

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Wind Resistant Structures Protect Valuable Assets

May 22, 2019

Designing structures to withstand Weather Extremes   Severe weather often serves as a disastrous reminder of the need for strong, wind-resistant structures. In an average year, approximately 1,000 tornadoes occur across the country—75 percent of …

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Legionella, Water Management Planning

April 25, 2019

  In recent years, the number of cases of Legionnaire’s disease reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has risen at an alarming rate. Building water systems can favor the growth of Legionella …

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Teamwork Keeps Construction On Schedule

April 12, 2019

Data Center Damage Quickly Evaluated   It’s something construction manager dreads – a phone call late on a Friday about a construction problem. In this case, the call was about the fire damage to a …

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Making Quality Your Top Priority

March 24, 2019

Using an accredited laboratory (lab) adds confidence the work being performed is completed in accordance with nationally and internationally recognized standards and procedures, and with proper equipment. The accreditation process involves an on-site lab assessment …

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What we know will help you

March 24, 2019

Innovation Reduces Subsurface Risk Would you like to know how subsurface conditions will impact your construction cost and schedule—even before you select the location for a new retail site or an alignment for a transmission …

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GEOPHYSICAL Investigations: Finding the right application for your site

March 20, 2019

Want to know what is below the ground?  Drill a boring.  Geotechnical exploration has taken that approach for hundreds of years.  But this approach has its disadvantages, the most significant one being the fact that …

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