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Nestlé Announces Expansion of Danville Plant
January 20, 2012

Nestlé, the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company, has recently announced that the company’s Danville, Va. facility will undergo …

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January 19, 2012
Earthquakes Serve as a Safety Reminder
January 19, 2012

Two hundred years ago, three increasingly massive earthquakes in the U.S. region known as New Madrid that is not usually associated even today with seismic dangers had a handful of scared pioneers convinced…

Geotechnical Study Approved For Louisa School
January 19, 2012

The Louisa County Board of Supervisors and the School Board have authorized a geotechnical engineering study of …

ASABE Announces 2012 AE50 Awards Winners
January 18, 2012

Resource magazine and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) have recently announced the winners …

2rw Consultants, Inc. Partners with the BGF in Haiti
January 18, 2012

The Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) is a Charlottesville based non-profit organization that brings together volunteers from construction-related industries to design and build facilities for communities in need. Several 2rw employees…

PIMA Announces Selection of New Chairman
January 17, 2012

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has announced that Chris Griffin, Technical Director of Johns Manville Roofing Systems, has assumed …

Virginia Tech Unveils HokieSpeed
January 17, 2012

Virginia Tech crashed the supercomputing arena in 2003 with System X, a machine that placed the university among the world’s top computational research facilities. Now comes HokieSpeed…

AHRI Requests Comments on ASHRAE Proposed Standard 166P, Terminology
January 16, 2012

Constructive comments are invited by Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on Proposed American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 166P, Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Terminology, by January 22.

Angler Rain Garden Project is a Top Project Winner
January 16, 2012

In December, Angler Environmental (Angler) was honored by Storm Water Solutions for their work at Forest Hill Elementary School in Harford County, MD.

2012's Highest Engineering Honors Awarded
January 13, 2012

The engineering profession’s highest honors for 2012, presented by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), recognize ground-breaking contributions…

First-Ever Carbon Management Technology Conference Scheduled
January 12, 2012

The first-ever Carbon Management Technology Conference will be held February 7–9, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Wiley|Wilson Announces Acquisition of HARTRAMPF Assets
January 11, 2012

Wiley|Wilson is pleased to announce it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Atlanta-based HARTRAMPF, Inc.

ASSE President Continues Call for Action
January 10, 2012

As the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) enters its next 100 years, ASSE President Terrie S. Norris, CSP, ARM, states that even though recent U.S. fatal occupational injuries reports show a slight decline in work fatalities…

2011 PCI Medal of Honor Awarded
January 9, 2012

Mario J. Bertolini, president and CEO of Blakeslee Prestress Inc. in Branford, Conn., was awarded the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Medal of Honor…

Sign Up Today for New ASFE Webinar
January 6, 2012

Sign up today for new ASFE Webinar: Maximizing Value by Consulting with Clients about Project Risk.

Ninety-four Companies To Exhibit In New Eureka Park TechZone
January 5, 2012

Ninety-four companies will exhibit in the new Eureka Park TechZone at the 2012 International CES®…

Study Shows Evacuation Plans Need to Incorporate Family's Perspectives
January 4, 2012

A recent study sponsored by the National Science Foundation found that most respondents felt the evacuation of New Orleans residents to the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina was a “failure”…

ASCE to Sponsor Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress
January 3, 2012

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the signing of an agreement with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress…

Award Recognizes Regional Health Professions Center
January 2, 2012

Burgess & Niple (B&N) received a Merit Award from the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate…

PIMA Releases Technical Bulletin on Continuous Insulation Systems in Walls
December 30, 2011

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has released a new technical bulletin titled “Continuous Insulation Using Polyiso Wall Sheathing: What it is, what it does and why you need it.”

Fiatech Publishes Report on Harmonization of Pump Schemas
December 29, 2011

Fiatech has published “Harmonization of Pump Schemas with the ISO 15926 Reference Data Library.”

ASSE Hawaii Chapter To Host 2012 Conference
December 28, 2011

The award-winning American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Hawaii Chapter will be host to the Governors Pacific-Rim Safety and Health Conference…

Book Offers Guidance on Implementing Energy Savings Plan
December 27, 2011

Guidance on increasing energy efficiency in existing buildings through measuring and tracking efficiency and implementing an efficiency plan is featured in a new book from leading built environment organizations.

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