TechBriefs

TechBriefs is a quarterly, two-color newsletter featuring articles devoted to the exploration of engineering issues. It expands on these issues from both an analytical and scientific approach. Articles are written by Burns & McDonnell professionals in the field, frequently in collaboration with clients and knowledgeable academic authorities.

Mailed to more than 12,000 readers, TechBriefs is geared to engineers, architects, production managers, owners, and company and government administrators that constitute the engineering community at large.

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Article 1: Containment systems are critical assets to fuel storage systems. While concrete has been the go-to method, newer, more sustainable options provide equal or better containment while offering fringe benefits that save costs and time.

Article 2: When we think about assets and asset management our minds go directly to tangible items, not the intangible things, such as intellectual property or knowledge about processes. But this knowledge is an asset and is as important to an organization as any other piece of property.

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Refueling the Lifespan

Containment systems are critical assets to fuel storage systems. While concrete has been the go-to method, newer, more sustainable options provide equal or better containment while offering fringe benefits that save costs and time.

It’s All About the Process

When we think about assets and asset management our minds go directly to tangible items, not the intangible things, such as intellectual property or knowledge about processes. But this knowledge is an asset and is as important to an organization as any other piece of property.