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MFS Engineers Celebrates Renewable Energy Projects for Earth Day

Once again, the #MFSPicks photography challenge was in full force. This round’s winner was, Randy Jackson, Project Manager at Geod Corp., MFS’s affiliated survey & mapping company. We had some great photos to choose from, here are some of the...
Choosing to Join a Professional Association Professional engineering associations and societies have provided students, fledgling engineers, and experienced professionals with value since the 1800s. And today, there are countless organizations you can choose from to help design your career path...
Are you currently building or have plans to build a commercial structure? If so, there’s a strong likelihood that it will require a special inspection, as set forth by the International Building Code (IBC). If this is news to you...
Three Trends in Waterfront Revitalization Projects For several decades, there’s been a renaissance of urban waterfronts. City planners and investors have viewed waterfront revitalizations as an opportunity to beautify the city, create commerce, and draw in tourists and residents alike...
Civil engineers have a long and storied past of growing and redefining the idea of society through a structural perspective. From Archimedes of Syracuse to John Smeaton to Isambard Brunel, to Henry Bessemer, engineers have shaped the world to its...
In the world of engineering—whether you’re working on a commercial, residential, or agricultural project—one of the first considerations must be water accessibility. If there’s an inadequate, onsite water supply, then it’ll need to be delivered via a water distribution system...
In recent years, there’s been a growing trend, especially in jam-packed cities, where residential property owners decide to convert their lot into a commercial zone. Often, such an endeavor can be lengthy, convoluted, and expensive thanks to all of the...
For the general public, drones are likely considered a novelty—a fun, albeit expensive toy that can fly around and capture cinematic videos. But this technology’s capabilities go far beyond such prosaic uses. In fact, in the field of engineering, there...
Every industry has its own lingua franca—verbiage filled with commonly understood and used phrases specific to the line of work. While this facilitates quick communication on the job site, it can cause confusion when interacting with clients who may not...
Infrastructure of the World Infrastructure—literally and figuratively—supports everything we do, spanning transportation, water, communications, and more. From physical products to IT services, essential goods to recreational activities, infrastructure plays a part in the creation, delivery, and enjoyment of our everyday...