Industry Market Trends

Smoother Road Ahead for Asphalt Industry

November 14, 2013

Since the economic crash had its roots in the housing market, all industries serving that sector were negatively affected. The asphalt industry was no exception. However, there are signs that a recovery is on the horizon for producers of asphalt and manufacturers of associated equipment.  Read More

Industry Market Trends

Career Spotlight: Michael Skoller, Structural Engineer

November 14, 2013

Structural engineer Michael Skoller traces his career choice to "pure luck." And as luck would have it, he's stuck with the profession for almost 37 years. In a recent interview, he reflected on his decades in the field -- from engineering the largest residential house in Texas to procuring new projects at National Structural Engineering Inc., a Houston-based firm. Read More