Other stories by PE

  • Deflect defects

    Pinpoint the problems with a sanitary sewer evaluation study.

  • First response

    Why you should consider applying incident-command methods to winter operations.

  • Beyond constructability

    Imagine how much your operations and maintenance efficiency would improve if you had an owner's manual for each facility.

  • Lands of Opportunity

    Sustainability and stimulus spark renewed interest in old industrial property.

  • Sustainability and stimulus spark renewed interest in old industrial property

    As the least-polluted sites were harvested, so to speak, and greenfield financing became easier to obtain, the average timeframe for redeveloping a brownfield stretched from three to five years.

  • Demystifying Reporting Requirements

    Running a ‘transparent and accountable' operation when you don't have all the rules.

  • Stimulus reporting deadline extended; guidance issued

    The Obama administration wants 70% of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to be invested by the end of 2010. At mid-year, it was less than 10% of the way there.

  • Stick Together

    Special cements impart durability and speed in building and repairing concrete bridges and decks.

  • How to manage the funding your operation receives

    As of May 22, $36.7 billion of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds had been paid out. The federal government's target is to have 70% of the $787-billion Act invested by the end of 2010, which is why successful applicants focus on projects that can start now and deliver results quickly.

  • End of the Line

    Replace asbestos-cement pipe without turning the jobsite into a hazardous-waste site.