Even in a time of market collapse and downsizing, some industry firms continue to be a great place to work, according Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies To Work For.” The list, published in Fortune’s Feb. 8 issue, is based on extensive employee surveys along with analyses and a “culture audit” by the magazine. Highest ranked among industry firms was Denver-based PCL Construction Enterprises at No. 31. Other contractors listed were DPR Construction, Redwood City, Calif., at No. 57; Balfour Beatty Construction, Dallas, at No. 76; and Gilbane, Providence, R.I., at No. 92. Cary, N.C.-based engineering firm
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.