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    Eliminating substrate imperfections protects your investment in protective coatings.

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    Precast concrete buildings stand above the alternatives in flood-prone areas.

  • Iron Constitution

    One of the nation's largest tipping floors cuts repair time in half.

  • Home, Sweet Home

    Over the past decade, three Chicago suburb consolidated multiple-building public works compounds into modern buildings that increase productivity.

  • From Preventive to Proactive

    Many cities use geographic information systems (GIS) combined with asset management software to manage infrastructure, but buildings often get short shrift. But now forward-thinking facility managers, are also using technology to bring their role out of the basement and into the modern world.

  • Michigan city chips in on ‘green’effort

    Battle Creek is the latest municipality to implement eco-friendly practices in its infrastructure management operations

  • From APWA: Build the Facility that's Right for Your Operation

    Over the past decade, three Chicago suburbs—Algonquin, Elmhurst, and Arlington Heights—consolidated their multiple-building, patched-together compounds into sleek, modern buildings that increase productivity.

  • EPA stormwater project goes green

    The Ariel Rios South Courtyard project in Washington, D.C. showcases numerous green infrastructure techniques and low-impact development practices.