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  • Disasters destroy $150B of infrastructure annually

    A study of the Canada, Germany, U.S., and United Kingdom insurance industries shows that only resilient infrastructure coupled with development reforms will mitigate the effects of climate change on the built environment.

  • The road to renewable energy

    Persistence pays off for Bernalillo County, N.M., which wanted to use solar power to lower electricity bills at its largest facility.

  • State finally gets design-build law right

    California passed a law allowing projects to be delivered via design-build more than 20 years ago, then kept tweaking it until no one was sure exactly what was allowed and by whom. A new law clarifies all that.

  • Tree risk assessment training

    Enhance the benefits, health, and longevity of your community’s canopy with the International Society of Arboriculture’s Tree Risk Assessment Qualification program.

  • Highway Trust Fund Crisis

    Fifty-three years ago, President John F. Kennedy saw a threat to the nation's future economic growth and security and grabbed the reins of leadership.

  • Law protects waste-collection employees

    Florida is the fifth state to add garbage trucks to the list of vehicles that drivers must move over a lane to pass.

  • Larson Electronics LED Headlight

    The EXP-LED-HL-X2 Intrinsically Safe LED Headlight is ideal for a wide variety of uses including Industrial Safety, Public Works & Utilities, Law Enforcement, Hardware/Tool, Automotive, Marine, Sporting Goods and Consumer applications.

  • My Snow Question for You

    I often talk about the importance of snow removal from public sidewalks and private facilities. Last week I had quite an experience that nearly prevented me from attending a meeting, to which I had traveled more than 150 miles. Thanks to the kindness of strangers, I was finally able to reach my...

  • So many manholes, so little time

    Three ways to raise assets to grade as quickly, economically, and permanently as possible.

  • 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.