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  • News Briefs November 2006

    Brief items from Public Works News.

  • Success in the sewer

    As Reno, Nevada, grew over the past decade, the strain on its municipal sewage system grew as well. That's when the city's sanitation engineering division stepped in.

  • World of Concrete's most innovative products

    Computer equipment, construction software, construction tools, and more -- the most innovative products of 2007, chosen from the thousands on display at the World of Concrete trade show, held Jan. 2007 in Las Vegas.

  • CONEXPO-CON/AGG products March 2005

    Right on the heels of World of Concrete, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2005 lands at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 15–19. With more than 2300 exhibitors stretching over more than 1.85 million net square feet of exhibit space, the show offers an opportunity to view the latest construction and materials...

  • PUBLIC WORKS BRIEFS: February 2005

    Partnership tackles water defense technology, White paper evaluates automated refuse collection, and other news.

  • Nevada water plan boasts $2 billion price tag

  • Nevada plans improved water supply

  • Richard D. Goecke: Public works director City of Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is a city that never rests—and neither does Dick Goecke, the city's public works director for two decades. He oversees a workforce of 400 employees and commands an annual operating budget of more than $100 million. The challenge of piloting the public works department of such an active...

  • Building legacies

    It takes determination, originality, and professionalism to be a true leader. It also takes patience and humility. The American Public Works Association (APWA) acknowledges these qualities with its annual Top Ten Public Works Leaders program. This year's leaders measure up.