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When disaster strikes, whether natural or accidental, clients call upon engineers to help clean up or rebuild. Burns & McDonnell teams are prepared to hit the ground running. After the first responders address the most urgent needs, the focus shifts to picking up the pieces. "That's when we get the call." Plus: Fortifying the next generation of T&D engineers; renewing the water supply in Colorado; substation security takes a turn.
Articles In This Issue
Life is unpredictable. So is business. That's why you have plans in place to deal with challenges that may come your way. At Burns & McDonnell, we are proud to be a part of those plans.
Where do potential savings come from when you retro-commission a building?
Accurate measurements are key to surveying for refineries, chemical plants, power plants and other industrial facilities.
Risk lurks in many forms and places on any construction site. A key to avoiding incidents is keeping safety in the minds of all site workers.
Burns & McDonnell won its second national Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
A new combined squadron operations and aircraft maintenance unit hangar for the Hawaii Air National Guard earned Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
Program recognizes companies committed to superior environmental performance.
Burns & McDonnell's David Wallace builds a program to fortify the next generation of T&D engineers.
New treatment facility prepares Castle Rock, Colo., to meet demand sustainably.
In the business of disaster recovery, you have to be prepared for just about anything.
What makes emergency response work different? What does it take to be successful? Here's what those in the field say.
Disaster recovery efforts come in all shapes and sizes. A significant number, however, involve some form of environmental remediation.
Using stimulus money and federal highway funds, the project was constructed in seven phases over five years and now provides faster, safer, cross-town access and links state and interstate highway systems.
Finding a route for running 180 miles of new high-voltage electric transmission line between substations in Nebraska and Missouri isn't as simple as drawing a straight line.
New NERC rules govern emerging physical threats in the wake of 2013 event in California.
Software helps environmental monitors document and maintain construction compliance.