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Buying A Cruising Yacht

Buying A Cruising Yacht

Buying A Cruising Yacht Source: Flickr Everyone out there likes the idea of a shiny new boat. While buying...


Second Innovation Contest Showcases Winners Taking Aim at Grand ChallengeIf the ASCE Grand Challenge can seem daunting, then the ASCE Innovation Contest provides hope. ASCE welcomed the winners of the Society’s second annual Inno…news.asce.org –

Region Report: New EnglandA bird’s-eye view of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, which will connect Maine to New Hampshire. MAINE: Up in salmon country by Brian W. Budzynski, Managing…feeds.feedburner.com –

Ask Anthony: How to Use the 80/20 Rule to Advance Your Civil Engineering CareerThis post comes as a general response to questions I get from hundreds of civil engineers asking how they can more rapidly advance their career or grow their civi…news.asce.org –

3 Tips How To Pick A Dragon FruitFruits are a necessity in our diets. They provide different vitamins to our bodies which help support different body functions such as boost our immunity among ot…feeds2.feedburner.com –

Constructability in Construction and Issues at Design and ExecutionConstructability in construction consists of design and execution at site. Issues faced during design and execution is discussed. Read More at Constructability in…theconstructor.org –

Are You a Strong Project Manager?Are you a strong project manager? Take the following TenStep quiz to find out. The following questions have been worded in a way that will allow you to answer &ld…feeds.feedburner.com –

ASCE Honors Lipscomb University ProfessorASCE has honored Chris A. Gwaltney, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2017 Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award for exemplary contributions to the status of the en…news.asce.org –

RAIL: Governor declares state of emergency for New York City subwaysGov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order last week declaring a state of emergency for the New York City subway system, pledged $1 billion for improvements and …feeds.feedburner.com –

Complete the 2018 Priority Issues SurveyIt’s time for ASCE members to help chart the Society’s public policy course in the United States for the coming year. The 2018 Priority Issues Survey …news.asce.org –

How to Locate a Home Renovation ContractorYou might reach a point where you are no longer happy with the appearance of your home. You have lived there for a long time and you want to improve the way it lo…feeds2.feedburner.com –

Health Issues with Building Materials During and After ConstructionBuilding materials used in construction of building structures can welcome health issues subsequently for occupants or to workmen involved in construction. Read M…theconstructor.org –

How to Install Ceramic TilesA lot of us decide to do remodel projects by themselves, and sometimes they need a little more information than they’ve got. This article will be of help if…feeds.feedburner.com –

Ramirez Earns Daniel W. Mead Prize for StudentsASCE has honored Alec Ramirez, S.M.ASCE, with the 2017 Daniel W. Mead Prize for Students for the paper “Is It Ethical for University Engineering Faculty to …news.asce.org –

TRANSIT: FHWA approval to spur more red transit-only lanes in San FranciscoThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is looking to add their red transit-only lanes to at least 50 new streets in the region, as newly g…feeds.feedburner.com –

Three Keys to Attracting Investors to Your InnovationThe brilliant minds behind this year’s ASCE Innovation Contest winners are now trying to solve their biggest challenge – how to win over investors. It…news.asce.org –

Careers for Dedicated ChemistsAfter you’ve obtained a chemistry degree, you’ll have opportunities to pursue a career in a variety of industries. However, if you’d like a job …feeds2.feedburner.com –

Understanding the lines Used in Architectural DrawingsThe structure that is planned to be built is described by using lines, symbols and notes in architectural drawings. Read More at Understanding the lines Used in A…theconstructor.org –

PMP – Project Management ProfessionalA project management professional (PMP) is a highly-regarded career designation certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The project management profes…feeds.feedburner.com –

Air Force Academy Alum and Professor Named FellowStanley P. Rader, D.E., P.E., F.ASCE, associate professor of civil engineering at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado, has been named a Fellow by the…news.asce.org –

Hello? Bayonne Bridge?A 360° camera is not going to help me dunk a basketball.  feeds.feedburner.com –

Remembering ‘Father of Civil Engineering’June celebrates the birth of Englishman John Smeaton, the first self-proclaimed civil engineer, often regarded as the “father of civil engineering.” S…news.asce.org –

How to Become Successful Civil EngineersFrom fresh running water to bridges, from pavements to the Olympic stadium — everything around us has in some way been influenced by civil engineering. Empl…feeds2.feedburner.com –

Fire and Safety Features of High-Rise Buildings and StructuresFire and other safety features of high rise buildings and structures is essential. Types and concerns related to these features is discussed. Read More at Fire an…theconstructor.org –

American Society of Civil EngineersThe American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. It is th…feeds.feedburner.com –



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