Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

5 Things You Need to Know About Special Inspections

1. WHY SPECIAL INSPECTIONS WERE CREATED

Special Inspections began to be widely enforced after several strings of construction-related failures occurred. In the early 1980s, U.S. House...

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Why is Construction Materials Testing (CMT) Important?

 

 

What is CMT? Construction Materials Testing (CMT) is the testing of materials used to build new projects, add to existing projects, or amend existing construction projects. The services...

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Infographic: Why environmental due diligence matters in your industry facility

Environmental due diligence is a process that evaluates the condition of real estate  for potential risk of contamination.  This procedure allows investors, developers, and more feel self-assured...

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Emergency Action Plan for a Dam

The North Carolina Dam Safety Program requires owners of high hazard dams to develop an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for their dam.  What is a high hazard dam?  

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Dam Rehabilitation and Benefits Explained by the Experts

Current Problems with Dam Rehabilitation

As housing developments keep encroaching on former farm land, numerous old farm ponds and dams are incorporated into new residential communities....

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Infographic: The Ultimate Roadmap to Navigating a Spill Response

Environmental spills are a major issue. Regardless of whether a spill includes a couple of gallons or a large number of gallons, the common habitat and in addition individuals, creatures, and...

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What Insurers are Going to Ask About Your Environmental Spill

 

The business of storing, handling, and disposing of hazardous materials grows more complex every year. Data from the PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) shows that...

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Does your Utility Need Water Sector Security Training?

 

When it comes to water and wastewater, “risk” as a concept wasn’t standardized until surprisingly recently. Until around twenty years ago, acceptable levels of risk were by-and-large up to...

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3 Signs that Vapor Intrusion Is Affecting a Property

 

According to the EPA,

“Vapor intrusion occurs when vapor-forming chemicals migrate from a subsurface source into an overlying building.”

It wasn’t until the 1980s that the concept of vapor...

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Who Needs HAZWOPER Training?

 

HAZWOPER training is essential for anyone who regularly works with or comes into contact with hazardous waste. An abbreviation for “Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response,” HAZWOPER...

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