images courtesy of burns & McDonnell Brainchild Engineering firms sponsored design competition hopes to attract K-12 students to science, math and engineering subjects. Courtesy Burns & McDonnell Burns & McDonnell's program boosts engineering's appeal to students. Related Links: Education Special Report Main Story: Engineers and Universities Work To Advance Career-Long Learning With plans to add nearly 1,000 positions by the end of 2013, Kansas City-based engineer Burns & McDonnell isn't wasting any time on its recruiting efforts, both short and long term. One effort aimed at its future workforce is the “Battle of the Brains” competition, a pilot program launched
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.