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IIr Associates, Inc.
Publisher of The Virginia Engineer

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Phone: (804) 779-3527

CAER Opens New Facility
November 1, 2011

The Center for Advanced Engineering & Research (CAER) opened its new regional research and education facility in Bedford County…

Clean Energy Business Challenge to Launch
November 1, 2011

The University of Maryland and its Atlantic Coast Conference partners, including Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, will lead a new, conference-hosted Clean Energy Business Challenge…

Tencarva Machinery Company Announces Acquisition
October 31, 2011

Tencarva Machinery Company, with branch offices in Chesapeake, Richmond and Salem, Va., recently announced the acquisition on September 30, 2011, of the assets of GPM Industries Inc.

Project Selected as a 2011 Top Roads Winner
October 31, 2011

Dewberry’s Inter-County Connector (ICC) – Contract C project was recently selected by Roads & Bridges magazine as a 2011 Top Roads winner. Goes Mobile
October 31, 2011

IIr Associates Inc., a publishing, marketing, and business development firm, has announced the launch of a new mobile website,, for its …

New Guide Released to Help Schools Toward Energy Efficiency
October 28, 2011

Inefficient lighting, uncontrolled plug loads and poorly insulated roofs are just few of the factors that can contribute to a failing grade in energy consumption for K-12 school buildings.

U.S. EPA Recognizes ICC-ES
October 28, 2011

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Certification Body (CB) for the Seal & Insulate with ENERGY STAR ® Program.

GSA Cabling Hardware Installation Contract Awarded
October 27, 2011

AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, recently announced that it has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Cabling Hardware Installation Purchasing System (CHIPS) contract.

ASCC 2010 Safety Awards Announced
October 27, 2011

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records were recognized by the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Mo., at the association’s Annual Conference, September 15th, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Virginia Will Build Wind Energy Testing Facility
October 27, 2011

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Northampton County and several Dutch energy firms are working together to build Poseidon Atlantic, a testing and certification facility for large offshore and land-based wind turbines.

CRCF Fall 2011 Request for Proposals
October 26, 2011

With $6 million appropriated by the General Assembly during the 2011 Session, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) seeks proposals that advance science- and technology-based research…

Announcing the 2011 SEAS Entrepreneurial Concept Competition
October 26, 2011

The University of Virginia School of Engineering Applied Science is pleased to announce the third annual SEAS Entrepreneurial Concept Competition (ECC) on Wednesday, November 9th.

New Sensor May Help Detect Fall Risks
October 26, 2011

Statistics from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention on falls among older Americans are startling.

GE Selects Site For Largest US Solar Factory
October 25, 2011

General Electric Company has announced the selection of Aurora, Colo., as the site for construction of …

2011 Best Firms to Work For Ranking Announced
October 25, 2011

It’s impossible for a firm to be successful without great employees, and to have great employees, a firm has to be an excellent place to work.

NACME Releases 2011 STEM Data Book
October 25, 2011

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME), a leading supporter for underrepresented minorities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and careers, has unveiled …

Code Council and ASHRAE Partner on Publication
October 24, 2011

With safe and sustainable construction near the top of the national and global construction agenda, the International Code Council and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) have collaborated…

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expands for 2012
October 24, 2011

The Nation’s largest celebration of science and engineering, the USA Science & Engineering Festival, is returning to Washington, D.C., April 28-29, 2012.

Power Plant In South Boston
October 24, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced that a $90 million loan from the United States Department of Agriculture has been awarded to …

Spectrum Design Wins 2011 Small Business of the Year Award
October 21, 2011

Spectrum Design has been named the 2011 Small Business of the year for Construction/Real Estate companies by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.

S&ME Expands Via Assets Purchase of BBCM
October 21, 2011

S&ME, Inc. has taken its first steps in expanding beyond its traditional Southeastern footprint by acquiring Ohio-based BBC&M Engineering, Inc.

VCU to Honor 11 Alumni Stars
October 20, 2011

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will honor a collection of its most accomplished alumni during its Alumni Stars awards program on October 21st.

ASHRAE, AHR Expo Announce 2012 Winter Conference
October 20, 2011

Registration is open for ASHRAE’s 2012 Winter Conference in Chicago where attendees have the chance to discuss and examine the latest topics in the building industry…

Profreadaing 101 Webinar Scheduled
October 19, 2011

Geoprofessionals’ instruments of professional service use the written word, in reports and explanatory/responsive e-mails and texts.

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