Best Flooring For High Traffic Areas

The Best Flooring Choices for High Traffic Areas In any interior decorating project, choosing the right flooring can be among the most difficult decisions. This is true for both homeowners and business owners. Choosing the right flooring for heavy traffic areas can be particularly difficult. The flooring used in these areas must be able to…

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Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing – 5 S

Lean uses the 5S technique to eliminate waste by organizing the workplace. It does not matter whether it is a manufacturing facility spread over many acres or your desk! It is very simple, easy to implement and practical. People can easily see the benefits and the results are usually very quick to realise. There are…

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Permeable Pavement Reduces Storm-Water Runoff

Storm-water runoff from roofs, sidewalks, roads, parking lots and other impervious surfaces is a major source of water pollution today. In fact, an estimated 70% of all water pollution is caused by storm-water runoff. Storm-water runoff occurs when water from rainstorms, snow-melt, or over-watering hits an impervious surface such as an asphalt road. The water…

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Bridges of Japan

We sometimes forget that Japan is a nation of islands. In Japan, they have taken bridge building to another level, connecting islands and this island nation providing an infrastructure second to none. Many of Japan’s most well known bridges connect Shikoku Island to Honshu Island. Ohnaruto Bridge is part of the Kobe-Awaji -Naurto expressway. Complete in 1985, it…

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