Frank A. Lee, a chemical engineer who led publicly held Foster Wheeler Corp. during a decade of growth and innovation in the 1970s and fended off an acquisition attempt, died on Aug. 12 in Old Tappan, N.J. He was 88.LEELee was named president and CEO of the contractor-manufacturer in 1971, after difficulties in its boiler business had led to several years of revenue falloff. He noted the firm's "image problem in the market" in a 1974 Forbes magazine article.Lee helped expand the firm's global markets and presided over technical advances in fluidized-bed power-generation design and construction. But he opted not
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.