Sept. 11 memorial beams come to port

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The steel beams shipped from overseas for use in construction of the Sept. 11...memorial project, will build support columns and trusses from the steel beams at its Columbia headquarters. Lynn Dempsey, the steel company's...

Balance beam

Mike Blackwood of Moore Steel Exectors in Barnwell, S.C., prepares to bolt two steel beams together Wednesday on the second floor of the new Ruth Patrick Science and Education Building extension at the University of South...

Ohio airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes

...of standing water.Then there are design factors.Light posts can be fitted with anti-perching devices. Tubular steel beams for terminals and hangars are also much-less desirable as resting spots, compared to traditional I-beams with flat...

Traffic would be disruptive

...require thousands of trucks on those two narrow streets to get in there to build this. Has anyone seen the length of the steel beams that will be needed to be brought in to do a project like this? Both of these accesses were built to be neighborhood-friendly...

David Oliver wins gold at Worlds in 110 hurdles

...player would, trying to clear them and punish them at the same time. It works. The hurdles almost bow in fear when the 6-foot-2, 205-pound Oliver comes barreling by.Steel beams? That's something he still has to work on.

Pocket change

...Augusta Ave., Augusta FOUNDED: 1948 PRODUCT: Fabricated steel beams, trusses and columns LOCAL OPERATIONS: Central Augusta machine shop capable of fabricating steel beams up to nearly 850 pounds per foot. EMPLOYEES: 60 (approximate...

Work in progress

...thriving businesses along the beach road have been replaced by piles of rubble, with occasional orphan signs or skeletal steel beams and concrete pillars left to hint at what once was. After working with volunteers for a few days, however, you realize...

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Knology call center to bring 120 jobs

...The cable television, Internet and telephone company has started laying the foundation and will begin adding vertical steel beams in two weeks, said Rodger Johnson, the chairman and CEO of Knology. "We're very committed and very aggressive...

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Turbine restart stalled for unexpected repairs

...them back up we noticed some structural problems," said Dayton Sherrouse, the authority's executive director. The steel beams supporting pipes in the turbine area had begun to weaken. "If they sag the least bit, we have major problems...

Across South Carolina

...beam is delivered, which is scheduled for May 18, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Five steel beams will have to be replaced. They were damaged April 27 when a crane on a barge struck the bottom of the road deck of...