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    The winning drill

    By Haynes, Meghan Constructing a massive gas plant on the edge of the world's largest sand area presents extraordinary challenges. This article profiles the effort to design and build Saudi Aramco's Haradh Gas Plant…

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    Train delay

    Using a best-of-breed approach to develop a high-speed, cross-country rail system can produce the best-possible system from a team of the most talented designers. But what happens when the…

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    Construction industry update

    By Bannan, Karen J. Practicing project management offers advantages greater than cutting costs and avoiding mistakes; it encourages organizations to rethink the way they operate and the measures they use to determine…

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    The power of green

    By Aye, Elaine Project managers have played invaluable roles in helping design and construction firms successfully complete complex projects. This is especially true when these firms are working on sustainable…

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    The heart of the matter

    By Gault, Kevin When Alegent Health's Immanuel Heart Center (Omaha, NE, USA) decided to build an innovative (US) $2 million, 20-bed cardiovascular care unit, they reached out to other USA-based healthcare providers…

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    On the edge

    By Fister Gale, Sarah Throughout the 1990s, the Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI, USA) dominated the United States' sport utility vehicle (SUV) market. But when the consumer demand shifted towards crossover utility…

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    Up, up and away

    By Hunsberger, Kelley In the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers (New York, NY), many Americans began viewing skyscrapers as dangerous places. But as this century's first decade draws to a close,…

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    The Mozal Smelter Project

    By Williams, Erin Constructing a 250,000-ton-per-annum primary aluminum smelter on a 1.3 million-square-meter site in Mozambique (Africa) provided the project's managers with many daunting challenges-political,…

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    Green machine

    By Bartelmay, Ryan The rise of sustainability awareness to the level of international prominence has subsequently affected--and sometimes, redefined--how come produces are developed and how some are used. This article…

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    A tale of two bridges

    By Hollingsworth, Chauncey Each day, London's A40 roadway enables more than 100,000 vehicles--and more than 800 trains carrying approximately 145,000 passengers--to travel through the city. In recent years, two of the A40's…

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