Drawing Attention to CADs

Drawing Attention to CADs

CAD Photo by Kumpan Electric on Unsplash We discussed the drafting software CADs, and they have come a long way since their beginning in the mid-1970s. Drafting and detailing plans used to be a tedious process, with each department making changes, some erasing designs...
Drawing Attention to Drafters:

Drawing Attention to Drafters:

Drafting Photo by Dawid Małecki on Unsplash Drafting is the way engineers communicate complex plans and layouts to other individuals involved in the projects. Many engineering companies employ drafters or drafting engineers on their teams to create and design, even...
Hydropower Plants, Now Fish Friendly

Hydropower Plants, Now Fish Friendly

Hydropower plants have become essential to many as a form of backup power and energy. Hydropower plants take the potential energy from the water into mechanical energy to power different facilities and power grids across the world. Most commonly, people know about...
Groundbreaking Technology: GPR

Groundbreaking Technology: GPR

Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has been used for well over 20 years in the surveying and engineering industry. More recently, contractors and inspectors are using GPR to enhance their job accuracy. 811 call-before-you-dig has been around roughly since 2002 as part of...
Mission to Ground: Excavation

Mission to Ground: Excavation

Excavation is the process of removing the earth by the use of tools, equipment, or explosives. Excavators and builders have dealt with the rough ground as part of the job. Methods of improving the ground for construction have included two primary options of piling and...