Women are seeking careers in construction industry firms in record numbers, but they remain a rare sight at top-firm jobsites, executive suites and boardrooms. Research suggests, however, that women at the top can add to the bottom line. This sentiment was echoed by more than 130 attendees at a Nov. 3 industry networking conference in Washington, D.C. Photo: Courtesy 0f Howrey LLP Top women attorneys at Black & Veatch, Dragados USA, AECOM and Lockheed Martin (from left) offer advice on how construction’s women managers can add value in a down market. + Image + Image Slide Show Noting the historical
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.