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Steel Prices to Blame for Low-Cost US Construction Bids From China?

Steel Prices to Blame for Low-Cost US Construction Bids From China?

When it comes to building bridges, can the US compete with the Chinese (as we wrote about in Part One of this article) on flat-decked design? “The Chinese are building […]

Steel Rods: The Latest Metal Sourcing Debacle for SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

Steel Rods: The Latest Metal Sourcing Debacle for SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

My editor and colleague Lisa Reisman once wrote, “Somebody once told me the best items to source from China ought to fit in shoe boxes. Whoever thought [granting the San […]

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