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Cities across the United States face challenges in bringing their sewer and stormwater systems up to Environmental Protection Agency standards. The overflow control programs (OCPs) being implemented require time and innovation. Plus: Transportation construction management; interim hospital for tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo.; world-class military headquarters in Florida; environmental monitoring to keep construction projects in compliance; and SPIDERS — Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security.
Articles In This Issue
In the U.S., municipalities are at a turning point. Their wastewater and stormwater infrastructure is aging — and often unable to keep pace with the demands placed on it.
Biorefining is increasingly incorporated into manufacturing portfolios. In order to scale up a pilot to commercial production, you must fully vet and understand the process you plan to use in your biorefining plant.
Pipeline safety regulations were first passed in 1968, and reauthorization acts have continued funding to implement and modify them. Now Congress is reacting strongly to recent piplines incidents.
Although asbestos may seem like a health hazard of the past, it remains one of the most common hazardous materials found in industrial and commercial buildings.
The ACEC Missouri Chapter presented its Grand Conceptor Award to two Burns & McDonnell projects, marking the first time it has award dual honors.
The Kansas Airspace Awareness Tool and the Thermal Energy Corp. Master Plan Implementation project earned Honor Awards at the 21012 National ACEC Engineering Excellence Gala.
Ray Schieferecke goes where he's needed to build trust and success for clients — big and small.
For two decades, Burns & McDonnell has provided transportation construction management services and is expanding to work in highly congested urban areas with significant roadway construction.
Cities find innovative ways to implement overflow control programs.
U.S. Central Command Headquarters finishes a $225 million expansion of the unit's Florida campus — the largest military project ever completed by Burns & McDonnell.
St. John's Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo., turned to Burns & McDonnell for help with one of its most critical needs after a deadly tornado struck in May 2011 — building an interim hospital.
Environmental monitors help clients keep construction projects in compliance and moving forward.
A new U.S. energy initiative aims to create a resilient, more reliable microgrid designed to protect against extended power outages and enhance electric power surety for national security.
Online Extra: In response to major and sometimes deadly pipeline incidents in recent years, the new Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty and Job Creation Act of 2011, passed in January 2012, places more stringent regulations on more pipelines across the country.