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Safe Storage and Explosion Control for Hazardous Materials

Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) and its principals and engineers are known for decades of experience related to threats and hazards from the detonation of high explosives and improvised explosives, and, for design …

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Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Global Terrorism

Faced with the highly complex and dynamic state of global terrorism, PEC supports the protection of people, systems and infrastructure. The Institute for Economics & Peace releases an annual report that provides …

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Collaborating to Deliver a New Seismic Risk Rating System for the General Services Administration

Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) recently collaborated with Rutherford + Chekene (R+C)—a structural, geotechnical, and building systems engineering firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and our partner on our current GSA IDIQ task …

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Important Updates to VA Physical Security Criteria for 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) maintains the Physical Security Design Manual (PDSM) for VA Life-Safety or Mission Critical Protected Facilities. These manuals provide the physical security standards for improving the protection …

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Revising The DoD Guidance On Progressive Collapse

Because of our experience as the primary author of the original DoD guidance on progressive collapse, and because we had recently provided a substantial update to that guidance in 2009, we were …

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Developing New Criteria For Military Deployed Operation Bases

In 2006, Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) for Expeditionary Structures did not exist. At that time, we were approached by Applied Research Associates, Inc., under their prime contract with the Department of the …

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