The Persian Empire was one of the most mysterious civilizations in the ancient world. Persia became an empire under the Cyrus the Great, who created a policy of religious and cultural tolerance that became the hallmark of Persian rule. Engineering feats include an innovative system of water management; a cross-continent paved roadway stretching 1500 miles; a canal linking the Nile to the Red Sea; and the creation of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Mausoleum of Maussollos.
A reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building King Kufu’s great pyramid.
Gerry Salontai, past Chairman & CEO of Kleinfelder and current CEO of Salontai consulting shares his philosophy on what it takes to build successful business relationships within the engineering community.
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The LEED accreditation is the highest valued environmental accreditation and its importance cannot be undervalued in the coming years. Today most companies are audited for compliance to green initiatives. There are stringent rules to comply with the green regulations and any failure can lead to huge fines. With more and more companies resorting to go green, the LEED accreditation will only gain further importance. LEED accreditation is in its nascent stage yet over 75,000 professionals have been accredited so far.