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Miniature Plasma Source for Thrusters Created
February 1, 2012

Boise State University engineering researchers have developed and tested a miniature plasma source for a micro-propulsion system…

Early Earthquake Indicators Focus of Study
February 1, 2012

Researchers the world over are seeking reliable ways to predict earthquakes…

Running Over Walking
February 1, 2012

Other than Olympic race walkers, people generally find it more comfortable to run than walk when they start moving at around 2 meters per second…

Wood Equipment Relocates
February 1, 2012

Wood Equipment Service Company has recently relocated its headquarters…

Register For ASFE's February 2012 Webinar
January 31, 2012

Sign up NOW for the ASFE “Dirty Words” webinar, Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 12PM, Eastern time.

International Code Council Seeks Nominations
January 31, 2012

The International Code Council invites nominations of qualified honorees for two awards that will be presented during May, which is Building Safety Month, at the association’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival and Book Fair Scheduled
January 30, 2012

If you’re a high school or college student who is uncertain about your career choice and your future, maybe it’s time for a big dose of career inspiration at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo and Book Fair…

LIGHTFAIR International Announces 2012 Keynote Speakers
January 30, 2012

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual commercial and architectural lighting trade show and conference sponsored by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), will feature three dynamic keynote presentations …

Virginia Tech Chemical Engineer Selected As Editor of Book Series
January 27, 2012

Erdogan Kiran, professor of chemical engineering at Virginia Tech, is the editor of a new book series on supercritical fluid science and technology, published by Elsevier.

Register Now For ACPA's LCCA Webinar
January 26, 2012

There’s still time to register for The American Concrete and Pavement Association’s (ACPA) upcoming webinar, Life-Cycle Cost Analysis for Concrete Pavements (LCCA),…

Dewberry to Present at Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting
January 25, 2012

Dewberry employees will be presenting and moderating at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 91st annual meeting…

AHRI, NATE Announce Agreement
January 25, 2012

Since its founding in 1997, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) has steadily improved its reputation and performance.

U.Va. Ventures Score $1.8 Million in State Funding
January 25, 2012

Nine Charlottesville companies founded on University of Virginia (U.Va.) research discoveries are being awarded a total of nearly $1.8 million from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund.

Research Questions Urban Development Planning Relating to Flooding
January 24, 2012

Extreme weather can result in a violent act of nature, and in the past year much attention has been paid to the disastrous impacts of flooding during the spring and summer.

Student Scholarships Available for Fiatech 2012
January 23, 2012

Each year Fiatech offers scholarships to students to attend and participate in the Fiatech
Technology Conference and Showcase.

Nominations Accepted For 2012 Communication Awards
January 23, 2012

The Keck Futures Initiative—a program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, with the support of the W. M. Keck Foundation—will award $20,000 prizes to individuals or teams…

AHRI Announces Publication of Variable Frequency Drives Standard
January 23, 2012

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced the publication of an industry-first standard for …

ASSE Announces Approval Of Two Key Safety Standards
January 20, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced recently that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two new ASSE A10 construction and demolition standards aimed at enhancing safety.

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…

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