American Dream is situated in East Rutherford, New Jersey at the Meadowlands sports complex. The location had been proposed for re-development for decades. After several changes of ownership over many years, the Triple Five Group, who own two of North America’s largest malls (West Edmonton Mall and the Mall of America) took control of the project and… Read More »
There is a long history of using safety netting on construction sites, but it hasn’t always been that way. It wasn’t until mid-way through the 20th century that the first instances of fall protection netting were used on construction sites. The first large scale use was during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, where… Read More »
Between the years of 1929-1931 there was a race between real estate developers in New York City to construct the world’s tallest building. In the years leading up to the Great Financial collapse which lead to The Great Depression, there was a construction frenzy in New York. During this period, three buildings in Manhattan were… Read More »
Roller coasters and other centrifugal amusement park rides are more popular than ever. Ride designers are continually pushing their concepts and the engineering required to gain attention in a highly competitive market. These inventive new ride designs, which are often incorporated into densely crowded amusement parks, have a safety requirement to protect the public and… Read More »
ASTM International creates the safety standards which guide manufacturers, industries and agencies in developing guidelines that protect everyone. Pucuda-Leading Edge continued its’ participation in the annual meeting in New Orleans, LA. While attending the convention was… Read More »
Santa Cruz has been struggling with its beach quality for decades. It’s often known as the beach with the highest number of pollutants in California, which are primarily due to the pigeons which nest under the infrastructure and piers. Pigeons tend to bring a host of bacteria and tend to congregate around areas with high populations, as… Read More »
Highway building, infrastructure development, and residential construction are all steadily rising as the economy rebounds. New reports show that construction spending is up 1.5% as of January to a rate of $1.14 trillion, compared to $1.12 trillion in December. Analysts are optimistic about this growth in the construction industry and expect it to continue.