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The Importance of Geotechnical Investigations

Frequently at the start of a building design, structural engineers are asked, “Is a geotechnical investigation truly a necessary expense?” In short, the geotechnical work is not where you want to cut... > READ MORE

Staying Ahead: If it isn’t Broke, Break it

We can get set in our ways, comfortable with routine and not even see the opportunities around us. Too often, we wait for something to break to fix it. By doing so, we miss creating something better –... > READ MORE

Making Your Community’s Drinking Water Safe

Are the radium levels in your community’s drinking water within the limits set forth by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)? Have the levels been rising over time? Radium, a naturally... > READ MORE

Are your Building Columns in Jeopardy?

Imagine one of your employees hitting a building column with a fork truck. Or worse, they hit a column, but don’t report it, and you notice the damage after the fact. Awareness of this damage, to industrial... > READ MORE

So You Have GIS Data, Now What?

Now that you have collected GIS data, what can you do with it? IIW is working with the City of Peosta, Iowa to answer that question. The project includes a three phase approach to utilize GIS data for... > READ MORE