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What Do the Markings on Underground Utilities Mean?
Whenever a new road is constructed, the contractors building the road must pay special attention to the underground utilities. These are marked with different colors.
Improve Training Outcomes with MicroEngage
Focus on discrete challenges to save you time and money Your organization probably has mandatory training requirements, and chances are you are using an approach that, for your employees, resembles their worst college anxiety dreams: They are cramming for finals because they never went to class. MicroEngage offers an effective alternative to compressing a semester’s worth of lessons into one time-consuming, and ineffective sitting. The fun and effective learner-centered approach addresses all training requirements in small bursts over time.
TKDA Awards Two U of M Scholarships
TKDA, a Saint Paul based engineering, architecture and planning firm, recently awarded two scholarships to help fund the education of University of Minnesota students pursuing a degree in engineering or architecture. One of this year’s recipients of the TKDA scholarship is Rachelle Hallberg, an architecture student from Lindstrom, Minn., and a freshman at the University …
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
How to Settle Property Disputes through Land Surveying
Hiring a land surveying company is the only legally acceptable way of settling property disputes. Learn how to handle such disputes today.
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
Why Do I Need a Land Survey?
Land surveying is crucial to the process of responsible land development. Read for more on the types of land surveys and which ones you need.
How Do Land Surveyors Establish Boundary Lines?
In order to define property boundary lines, homeowners should enlist the services of land surveying companies.
How Philadelphia Will Solve Its Sewage Nightmare
Like many older cities, Philly's outdated pipes spit raw sewage into lakes and streams. But the City of Brotherly Love has a plan to save itself, and its toxic waterways.