Photo Courtesy of Schuff International, Inc. Concrete is the primary building material in all of Latin America, including Panama, but builders are starting to take advantage of steel on some projects, such as Torre V, a high-rise office building. Related Links: The Top 600 Specialty Contractors Arrival of Gates Marks Milestone in Panama Canal Expansion When the largest steel fabrication and erection company in the U.S. began looking for opportunities for growth, it expanded its horizons beyond the border."We could sense a slowdown in the U.S., so we started looking overseas," says Jay Allen, executive vice president of sales and
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.