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Robert Ikenberry, PCS, has been in industrial painting and construction since 1975. Now the Safety Director and Project Manager for California Engineering Contractors, Robert stays busy rehabbing, retrofitting and painting bridges. His documentary on the 1927 Carquinez Bridge was the pilot for National Geographic’s Break it Down and an episode of MegaStructures.
Construction is one of the last industries to embrace technology—or so it seems. If so, why? And is it time for a change?
Posted Friday, March 22, 2013 |
Which would you notice first? Money missing from your Social Security check, or a patch of rust on the underside of your local bridge? Obviously, the check.
Posted Wednesday, January 30, 2013 |
I’m often amazed when I watch other contractors interact with owners.
Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2012 |
When you try to foster safety by offering incentives, do you really get what you want?
Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2012 |
Recently, when I took my annual C5 refresher, I was reminded that the OSHA Lead in Construction standard is now almost two decades old.
Posted Tuesday, September 4, 2012 |