Concrete equipment manufacturer Schwing America, St. Paul, Minn., has come out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with a federally approved reorganization plan, new lenders and the full support of its creditors. Photo: Courtesy Schwing America With a new line of credit in place, concrete equipment firm Schwing America sees a return to solid footing in 2011. The company cited assets of $130.6 million and debts of $90.9 million when it filed for protection last September in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Paul. This July, the court approved Schwing’s reorganization plan under which 10 European banks that have relationships with Schwing
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.