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Why You Should Never Put Hippies In Charge of Major Infrastructure Projects

Why You Should Never Put Hippies In Charge of Major Infrastructure Projects

As we’ve followed the Caltrans/Bay Bridge project debacle (the San Francisco Chronicle’s reporting has been very good), we’ve decided to have a bit of fun at the expense of those […]

What Hydrogen in Steel Bolts Has to Do With Supplier Relationships

What Hydrogen in Steel Bolts Has to Do With Supplier Relationships

Continued from Part One. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Toll Bridge Program Manager Tony Anziano said engineers are ‘pretty confident’ the problem with the bolts is not a design […]

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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