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Executive Corner: Are These Beliefs Crippling Your Firm?

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Column

You’re probably familiar with the adage “beliefs drive behaviors, behaviors drive results.” From my 15 years of experience as an owner and CFO for architecture and engineering firms, I can tell you that faulty beliefs are the biggest culprit when…

How the Challenges of 2020 Will Shape the Infrastructure Industry

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The need to build and maintain U.S. infrastructure continues, and organizations continue to operate in a period of unprecedented disruption. A global…

Thoughts From Engineers: A Moving Target: The Challenge of Predicting Flood Risk

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The Aug. 20, 2018, storms that hit Dane County, Wis., near Madison, unloaded in some locations nearly 15.33 inches of rain in a 24-hour period. Flood…

Modern Bridge Inspection: Latest Technologies and Techniques Employed on NYC’s Massive New Cuomo Bridge

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Nagesh Goel, co-founder and president of Atlas Evaluation & Inspection Services (AEIS)—a leading testing, inspection and certification company based in South Plainfield, N.J.—has been involved in testing more than a dozen of the area’s most notable…

Easing the Headache of Industrial Stormwater Compliance

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

A photo shows a typical use of galvanized grating on a rooftop, which can be a contributing source of zinc. Industrial activities continue to be a source of impairment to waters of the United States. Common pollutants include total suspended solids, oil and…

Workplace Reimagined: COVID-19 Reshapes the Modern Office Experience

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

World Economic Forum’s U.S. Headquarters in New York City, designed recently by Montroy DeMarco Architecture, features extensive video-conferencing facilities to allow collaboration between individuals and large groups located on different continents. This…

Change Leader: Utility Providers Increasingly Turn to Third-Party Private Contractors

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Keith Oldewurtel leads the municipal and commercial (M&C) business for Veolia North America…

Future Forward: Data Sharing Determines Project Success

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

Chris Bell is the vice president of marketing and product management for e-Builder, a Trimble organization. Donna Laquidara-Carr is the industry insights research director at Dodge Data and Analytics. Project-management (PM) software has rapidly become part…

Change Leader Full Interview: Utility Providers Increasingly Turn to Third-Party Private Contractors

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Interview

Keith Oldewurtel leads Veolia North America’s (VNA’s) municipal water and energy business. V1 Media: Please provide a brief background of your education and career before Veolia. Oldewurtel: I have 42 years of experience in water, wastewater, energy, utility,…

Future Forward Full Interview: Data Sharing Determines Project Success

December 3, 2020 - in Articles, Interview

Chris Bell is the vice president of marketing and product management for e-Builder, a Trimble organization. Donna Laquidara-Carr is the industry insights research director at Dodge Data and Analytics. V1 Media: Please provide a brief background of your education…