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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. More

The road to renewable energy
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The road to renewable energy

Persistence pays off for Bernalillo County, N.M., which wanted to use solar power... More

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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. More

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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. More

Highway Trust Fund Crisis
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Highway Trust Fund Crisis

Fifty-three years ago, President John F. Kennedy saw a threat to the nation's... More

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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. More

Larson Electronics LED Headlight
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Larson Electronics LED Headlight

The EXP-LED-HL-X2 Intrinsically Safe LED Headlight is ideal for a wide variety of... More

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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 destination. More

So many manholes, so little time
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So many manholes, so little time

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

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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. More

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