Richard Korman for ENR Styles says that Congress has been pressing for rules that would trigger automatic debarment of contractors under suspicion of fraud. Related Links: U.S. Air Force's Steve Shaw on Ethics Is it possible for a federal agency to debar or suspend a contractor that has defaulted on one contract or been terminated for convenience? That was one of the questions put to Angela B. Styles, head of the government contracts group at the legal practice of Crowell & Moring, at a meeting May 2 of the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative in Washington, D.C. The answer was provocative,
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.