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Hard Hat Geek

By Robert Ikenberry
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Robert Ikenberry

Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

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.

Blog Archives

Learning (Yes, Really) from Al Jazeera

Last week on our bridge demo project, I ran into a news reporter I know who hopes to be involved in building the future of science and technology reporting—a particular passion of mine.

Posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | 6 Comments


Reporting Plan Makes a Bad Idea Worse

Reading about the proposed requirement for companies to upload their OSHA 300 logs got me thinking.

Posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | 3 Comments


Doom and Gloom on Blood Lead Levels (Really?)

As one gets older, it’s interesting how people’s perspectives differ.

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | 12 Comments


Hot Times, Cool Opportunities

It’s time to talk about climate change—and I don’t mean arguing about whether it’s happening. It is.

Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 10 Comments


Construction Still Low on High Tech

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 | 1 Comment

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