Category Archives: Articles

Tool of Choice for Structural Analysis/Forensics

BIMBoy: First Wisconsin, now Texas mandates BIM for state projects By Jeff Yoders Apparently, even Building Information Modeling is bigger in Texas. The Texas Facilities Commission announced yesterday that it is requiring a BIM model for all state design and […]

How It Works: Protecting New Orleans With The World’s Largest Water Pump

New Orleans sits smack dab between the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Pontchartrain, and when a hurricane comes rolling in, those bodies of water tend to spill into the streets. This summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started construction […]

Foundation Repair? Understanding Residential Slab Underpinning

Slab on Grade Foundation Systems gained popularity on a mass scale after World War II.  Many returning veterans needed affordable and reliable housing in primarily suburban areas of the United States.  To build homes in volume, developers and builders chose […]