Did You Know? Archaeological data show the Maya (AD 250–600) of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico had empirical knowledge of closed channel water pressure predating the arrival of Europeans. Most impressive was the way they constructed a water pressure system to control the flow of water within an urban area by burying a conduit along a…

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New York City prides itself on serving the best bagels in the country. So much so that it placed a special tax on prepared foods, including the sliced bagel which is taxed once as food and again as prepared food, thus creating a sliced bagel tax. If you agree to have Breakfast with a whole…

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A Design/Build Project A design/build construction company began a new project with a rough sketch provided by the client/owner. The project entailed a three-story facility with an adjacent garage. The company studied and estimated alternative construction methods and led discussions with the engineer and architect to design building systems with approved cost and practice methods.…

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R&D Tax Credits may be available for your business! Does your business improve a process or product for the automotive industry? Do you work to make an automotive product cleaner or more efficient? Or, perhaps you provide technical solutions that make production work more efficiently. If you are conducting any of these activities, you could…

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