10 Features Of An OSHA-Compliant Staircase

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is one of the institutions regulating the specs and measurements of workspaces, including those in industrial environments. As part of their standards, OSHA has pinpointed the requirements for certain safety features to be followed by certain industries. Staircases are among the structural elements that the agency checks to […]

4 Smart Ways To Cut Construction Costs

The cost of every building material has been on the rise since the pandemic hit. A recent report by Bloomberg recorded the trend on three key materials. The cost of copper per ton shot up by over USD$ 5,000 The price index for concrete increased by 17.8 points The cost of lumber per 1,000 board […]

8 HVAC Maintenance Tips To Prevent Costly Repairs

When you have a central heating and cooling system at home, it can maintain a comfortable temperature all year round. It’s crucial to schedule some preventative maintenance every six months to maintain the optimum condition throughout the year. If you want to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home, especially during the summer or winter […]

What Are Cipp Lateral Liners and How Are They Used for Pipe Rehabilitation?

A lateral sewer refers to a type of sewer drain extending from a house or building, which is connected to a city sewer line beneath a street. One of the most common defects of lateral sewers includes tree root infiltration that quickly increases in size, forming root balls that block the sewer. When sewer blockage […]

5 Potential Benefits Of Installing A Channel Drain

Channel drains are installed to protect your basement from flood damage, prevent sewage backups, and keep your yard clean. A licensed contractor can install them, but if you want a do-it-yourself installation, you need to ask yourself first: What are the uses of channel drains? What are the potential benefits of channel drains? In this […]

Roof Fall Protection Protocols In The Workplace

In the workplace, protecting employees is an essential aspect of running a successful enterprise. That being said, falling from roofs is among the most common cause of injury or death. When running a business where anyone will be on the roof, it’s crucial to make sure fall protection protocols are in place.  Here are some […]

Classification of Columns Based on Shape

Columns are categorized as following four types: 1. Based on Shape, 2. Based on a type of reinforcement, 3. Based on type of loading, 4. Based on slenderness ratio. In this construction article, detail information is given on the types of columns based on shapes. Based on Shape Square or Rectangular Column: These are usually […]

Top 12 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects of All Time

Powerful buildings and structures can have a profound effect on the onlooker. People who view these buildings wonder about how they were built, the time and labor it took to complete the projects, and above all, the costs that were incurred. Today, the aim of this article is to inform you about 12 of the […]

This Incredible Vietnam Bridge Looks like It’s from ‘Lord of the Rings’

A marvel of civil engineering, Cau Vang is a new pedestrian bridge that has opened to visitors in Vietnam. Doesn’t it look like it’s straight out of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books and movies? Cau Vang, which translates to Golden Bridge, is attracting tourists from all over the world for it’s uniqueness and picturesque […]

Fast and Simple Math Tricks You Wish You Always Knew

Did you know these easy and quick math techniques? Whether or not you are in civil engineering, don’t you wish you had known these math tricks when you were younger? These tricks will help you solve certain mathematical problems in seconds.   The Butterfly Method Believe it or not, if you are subtracting fractions, you […]