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Earthwork: What’s a Cubic Yard?

Executive Summary A cubic yard is not a cubic yard when it comes to earthwork estimating and field operations. Know the difference to best estimate productions and to negotiate pricing in the field.  Estimating Earthwork Let’s say you’re at your daughter’s soccer game and you’ve been asked to excavate a […]

Grammar for Professionals… and the Rest of Us

A friend recently sent me this link to a grammar website, Grammarly.  Grammarly gives you tips, tricks, and some plugins to help keep your grammar in check. Honestly, I don’t know if it’s any better than the next, but I do know one thing. I know that the majority of engineers […]

SJCC Toolbox Terms & Glossary

Listen to our podcast for new terms and check out our glossary below. Click on a term to find articles that reference that term. Glossary of Terms A Aggregate – Coarse material such as sand, gravel, or other crushed rock. Often used as a substrate or base course. Artics – […]