It’s important that everyone do their part during disaster recovery. For civil engineers, that can mean taking part in emergency response efforts, assessing damages and much more. There’s also plenty that civil engineers can do to help prevent major damages before a natural disaster ever occurs. In disaster mitigation, civil engineering professionals play a number […]Read More
How Is a Civil Engineer Involved in Developing Land?
Land development is a complex and involved process. It requires collaboration among multiple professionals to properly create the land design that is desired. Each expert provides industry-specific input to contribute to the process. This includes civil engineers. Here’s what the land development process looks like. Why it’s important Whether you’re planning a residential neighborhood, community […]Read More
History of Civil Engineering
Every profession in Idaho has a unique history. Civil engineering is no exception. Let’s take a peek into the pages of this profession’s history to discover where it all started and how we arrived at modern civil engineering. Back to the cave men While civil engineering in Idaho may involve complex technology and innovations today, […]Read More
Fun Facts About Civil Engineering
Civil engineering has a long and interesting history in Idaho and around the world. It is filled with unique discoveries and inventions that generate many fun facts. Check out the following trivia about the history and development of civil engineering, and be ready to impress your colleagues with your knowledge of history: Engineer and architect […]Read More
What Is Value Engineering?
You wouldn’t take on a home improvement project without considering the cost of supplies and labor relative to the resale and enjoyment value you’d get out of it, would you? If you’ve ever performed a cost-benefit analysis of any kind, you can understand the general principle behind value engineering. Value engineering in Idaho considers building […]Read More