Critical Storm Defenses: 2013 Award of Excellence Winner Wayne E. Jones

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


Imaginative work-planning and steady leadership were key to supporting a complex assembly of the New Orleans barrier wall.

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Award of Excellence: How a Precision Locating Device Confirms Accuracy of Pile Placement

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


ENR’s Award of Excellence recipient for 2013, Wayne E. Jones, turned to a 50-ft-long, bullet-pointed pipe to provide accuracy validation for pile placement 35 ft under an active navigation channel.

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Award of Excellence: Getting Close to Mr. Jones

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


One of the premier assignments for ENR editors is writing the profile of the Award of Excellence winner, says Tom Sawyer, the ENR senior editor who wrote this year's story.

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Genie SX-180 Superboom Travels Without Permits

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


The SX-180 uses a patented chassis that allows it to ride on a lowboy trailer without needing special road permits.

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Ruptured Section of Arkansas Pipeline Sent for Lab Tests

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Engineering News-Record provides the business and technical news needed by anyone who makes a living in or from the construction industry. We cover major projects, technological achievements, business conditions, markets, finance, costs, legislation, government, management, labor, construction methods, equipment and materials. We give readers the weekly news and analysis they need to make decisions in their work, covering all sectors of the industry from buildings to highways to hazardous waste cleanups. We highlight significant events worldwide. Good ideas don't stop at political boundaries nor does the business of construction.


The cause of the spill remains under investigation, according to ExxonMobil.

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