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Concrete versus Steel for Proposed Parking Garage in Anchorage, Alaska

By Seth Stapleton, PE, SE, Structural Project Engineer

For the past few months, I have been working with Reid Middleton’s Alaska office on the design for a new, seven-story parking garage in Anchorage. 648 more words

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In Lieu of a Company Picnic, Consider This!

Just about every year that I’ve been with Reid Middleton (4 years at the end of August to be exact!), we’ve had a company picnic during the summer months where I have been involved in its planning and execution. 425 more words

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Timber Pile Removal and the Benefits to our Environment

“Why are you going to remove those piles? They look perfectly fine!” and “Why can’t those piles be reused somewhere else? It is a waste to cut them up!” If you work around the waterfront and have any experience with timber pile removal, whether for repair or replacement of a structure, you are now nodding your head. 697 more words

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Taking the Next Steps. Building a Future.

An Interview with Karen Goschen, newly appointed Executive Director of the Port of Port Angeles

RM – Good morning Karen, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you came to be Executive Director for the Port of Port Angeles? 1,241 more words

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The Art of Designing Stairs

Stairs are something that most people use every day.  Without them knowing it, there is a lot of thought that goes into creating them. They can range from very simple to incredibly complex. 570 more words

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Safety Risk Management Principles and Cascadia Rising

Safety Risk Management (SRM) is a proactive process that has contributed to making aviation safer. The primary steps in SRM are to identify the hazards, evaluate the risks for severity and likelihood, then take steps to mitigate or avoid those risks. 589 more words

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From Contractor to Consultant: Lessons Learned

The things I learned in my first few years out of college have served me well, providing personal and career growth. I started my career with a job opportunity working for an industrial contractor. 587 more words

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