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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…
International Concrete Repair Institute, Inc.
Repurposing and Repair of Historic Pizitz Building Effective Bearing Area Estimation of Structural Grouts CHAMPIONS OF SAFETY: Viewpoints from Leaders in the Concrete Repair Industry The 2017 ICRI Spring Convention: Scenes from Montreal 2016 ICRI Chapter Awards All ICRI members receive a complimentary subscription to the Concrete Repair Bulletin. If you are a non-member click here for more information on how to receive the magazine. If you are an advertiser and would like to reach the Bulletin's audience, download our media kit or contact ICRI Member Services or call 651-366-6095.
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6 tips for crafting a killer diversity strategy for your business
Diversity is a hot topic in modern business. But many make the mistake of thinking that it is just restricted to women in the workplace, or flexibility for working mothers, when in reality the umbrella covers a much wider range If you’re considering crafting a diversity strategy for your business, knowing where to start can seem like an overwhelming task Aubrey Blanche is the head of diversity and inclusion at Atlassian. Personally, she identifies as an LGTBQI Hispanic American woman. Professionally, she is an endless resource of knowledge about how businesses can implement and succeed at diversity and inclusion. 1. Start small Rather than some grand gesture, Blanche says small things consistently can make a huge…
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.
How to create a Killer Engineering Resume
ERG, Inc offers their tips for creating a killer engineering resume and landing your next contract!
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...
What Is Environmental Engineering Anyway?
Ever since humanity first decided to stop wandering through the wilderness in order to create a more permanent, stationary civilization we have engineered the land to suit our needs. From the construction of aqueducts and canals to the building of bridges, we have manipulated the world around us in order to provide the communities we …