Schiavone Construction Co. has agreed to pay a $22.4-million settlement of a federal investigation of Schiavone’s use of phony companies in place of legitimate minority-owned businesses on four big New York City infrastructure contracts, prosecutors said Nov. 29. Photo: NYC DEP Subcontracting on Croton water filtration plant in Bronx, N.Y. and other projects are at center of fraud settlement. Related Links: Investigators Target Big Firms In Minority Hiring Probe Feds Drop Charges Against Schiavone Manager Donovan Wins Dismissal of Sale-Related Lawsuit Donovan: Give Me Back My Reputation! The payment is a “civil settlement agreement” made with the U.S. Attorney in
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.