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Pile Driving Refusal

If you’ve been involved in driving piles, then you certainly know what happens when you are getting into your bearing strata: The piston starts popping out of the cylinder, the lower-muffled “bangs” on the pile […]

TAILGATE TALK

2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week

The statistics are daunting: In 2019, 135 construction workers lost their lives in construction work zones. I work in work zones. My co-workers work in work zones. Our clients and the contractors we work with […]

FRONT PAGE

Episode 16 – Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is one of those skills that, for myself, I probably take for granted. My mind works very practically. I like to work with my hands. I don’t like asking for help. I like […]

FRONT PAGE

Episode 15 – Basics for the Win

How many tools do you really need (figuratively speaking, of course) to be effective in your work? How complicated are your systems? Do you spend more time updating spreadsheets, typing up emails or trying to […]