Engineering Inc. - May/June 2007 - (Page 14)

Port T Security How engineering firms are helping to reduce the vulnerability By Jim Parsons 14 ENGINEERING INC. MAY / JUNE 2007 he engineering industry has an essential role in the national effort to secure a vital but vulnerable component of commerce—its vast network of ports—that many believe could be the target of a future terrorist attack. As part of the nationwide response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, an accelerated transformation of exposed U.S. ports has required engineering expertise for vulnerability assessments, implementation of new inspection and perimeter detection systems, infrastructure upgrades and modernizations, along with strategic facilities master planning.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - May/June 2007

Table of Contents
From ACEC to You
News & Notes
Market Watch
Legislative Ac tion
Interview with Congressman James Oberstar
Port Security
Water: Managing our Precious Commodity
Engineering Excellence Awards
“Smart” Concrete
Business Insights
Members in the News
One on One

Engineering Inc. - May/June 2007