Bid Results / Sgt. Joe Friday

From 1951 to 1959 Dragnet was a defining police series that featured Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday. Joe was famous for an interrogation line he often used: “Just the facts, ma’am!” Bonding companies need to gather facts too, when a bid bond has been issued. It is an important process with implications for both the surety and the contractor. So here are the facts, ma’am! Bid results are the various proposal amounts submitted by contractors pursuing a particular project. The bids are submitted at

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Speak Up: How to Get the Promotion You Deserve

As a professional in the construction, engineering, or environmental industry, you’ve worked hard. You’ve shown your dedication to the company. You know you deserve a promotion but asking for one can be a scary and intimidating experience. If you are considering approaching your boss about getting a promotion, there are several things you can do to increase your chances of getting it. Wait for the Right Time While your amount of time with the company should not be the only

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Can You Save Cracked But Still Attached Tree Limbs?

Sometimes you don’t need a tree survey to show you what is already evident in front of you: a tree branch is hanging broken after a storm perhaps, or some other accident you have had on your property. What you need to know in such case is that the cracked limb will remain alive, as long as it is still attached to the tree itself. The regeneration process that occurs is pretty much the same as when a new branch

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