It's not everyday you see the hulking steel frames of seven giant mining trucks lined up outside a manufacturing plant, like sleeping dinosaurs. But in the this recession, anything goes. A dormant order of about $24 million in these beastly machines is exactly what I saw yesterday at Liebherr's domestic
Global climate change is real. It's caused by humans, it's happening in the U.S. and it’s happening now. Amazingly, despite decades of growing evidence and agreement by ever-greater numbers of climate scientists, there are still people who deny that.
Arup has won the MacRobert Award, one of the world’s richest prizes for engineering innovation, which carries with it a £50,000 prize, a solid-gold medal—and a ceremony presided over by royalty, the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of the queen.
Twitter is definitely a funny name for a social media Website. But I like the short format (a single post, or “tweet,” is limited to 140 characters), and I’m interested in how it can help ENR communicate with the industry.
Folks at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters in Washington, D.C., held a retirement ceremony for Suzanne M. Fournier recently. She retires at the end of May. She has been the chief of public affairs there for three years, through a period of challenge and controversy that has seen the Corps supporting troops in two wars, fighting floods, searching its soul after Hurricane Katrina and building billions of dollars worth of flood defenses after the calamity along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans. Fournier is concluding a 24-year career. That number should stop you—24 years.
Suzanne M. Fournier will retire at the end of May from her post as chief of public affairs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She is concluding a 24-year career. That number should stop you—24 years
Recently the Congressional Joint Economic Committee announced that the hidden cost of the Liar's War in Iraq (and to a much smaller degree the war in Afghanistan) would top $1.6 trillion, at least until 2008. Coincidently, the American Society of Civil Engineers
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.