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Video: How Mexico City Will Be Rebuilt

Miyamoto revisits the M 7.1 earthquake that struck Central Mexico one year ago today to illustrate how devastated areas can rebuild better and safer. The killer earthquake collapsed more than 40 buildings and 369 people died, including 19 schoolchildren. Listen…

Lenox Road Corridor Plan Wins “Outstanding Planning Document” Award From the Georgia Planning Association

Atlanta – Today the Buckhead Community Improvement District (BCID), in partnership with design and engineering firm Stantec, received the 2018 Outstanding…

Woolpert Providing Structural Engineering for Miami University Residence Halls

OXFORD, Ohio — Woolpert is providing structural engineering services for the renovation of three Miami University residence halls as part of the public…

Video: ProGanics Initiates Vegetation Growth on California Roadside

Brian Free, Profile’s Market Development Manager for the Western U.S. and Canada, explains the process of using Profile’s ProGanics® Biotic Soil Media™ and prescriptive agronomic formulations to establish vegetation on this fire-reclamation site at…

Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made to make the new buildings (and people) more earthquake resistant.

Video: Under a Collapsed Building

I’m in Mexico City a week after the earthquake and this is our first day assisting a local engineering team. A seven-story concrete office building has collapsed. They call it Site 286. More than 40 people died here, probably the largest number of fatalities…

Motherboard Investigates the Uncertain Future of Nuclear Cleanup in America

Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America. The Raid Dominick "Dom" Sanchini wasn't sorry until he got caught. He was, at the time, a third-year…

Seoul Transforms Aging Overpass into Skygarden

Seoul has embraced a series of urban-planning projects to make public spaces more attractive to pedestrians. The latest is Seoullo 7017, an old highway overpass that has been converted into a garden in the sky. Much like New York City's Highline, the…

Oilon Group Provides Combustion Technology to Veolia Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility in Singapore

Oilon Group strengthens its position as a supplier of combustion solutions for hazardous waste treatment facilities. In total, Oilon has delivered more than 30 combustion solutions for the facilities. More and more plants are being built in Asia. Oilon got…

Arcadis Bolsters Remediation Capabilities with Department of Defense Accreditation

Highlands Ranch, Colo.– Arcadis, the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has achieved U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) accreditation for its Advanced Geophysical Classification (AGC) quality and technical platforms, enabling…