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Often we don’t think about the infrastructure that enables our current lifestyles. Thinking about how land is connected to other land by pipelines isn’t exactly the forerunner of our thoughts. The only time we ever really hear about pipelines is when something tragic has happened...

Budgeting a project can be difficult, especially when labor is involved. While some industries have fixed payment structures when it comes to labor, others, such as contracting, have multiple ways to handle paying the contractor. Hourly, fixed bid, milestone based- the choices are many and...

LEED is an acronym which stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.” It is effectively a metric system which is used to determine how energy efficient a structure is.While many other types of certifications are binary, LEED operates off of a tiered point system....

Dams have become an essential part of human infrastructure. They are used to generate electricity, irrigate farmlands, and a crucial piece in preventing floods. Dams are used in many different shapes and forms all across the planet and have become an integral part of our...

Location: Guateng, South Africa Depth: 2.5 miles below the surfacePopular culture has created a very specific preconception of what people imagine a mine to look like. Mines are often thought of as these crude, makeshift structures held up by rickety wooden beams and lit by gas...

Throughout history, many methods have been developed to produce the power that machines need to run. With limited resources always a concern, the world is increasingly becoming interested in more sustainable methods. However, this has proven challenging as many are not easy to build and...