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World’s Most Powerful Particle Accelerator Begins Second Act
May 1, 2015

Ending an extended hiatus, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator has begun its second act.

Dewberry Joins STARR II Joint Venture
April 30, 2015

Dewberry has joined the Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR II), a joint venture of Atkins and Stantec, to provide technical consulting and support services to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

R. Byron Pipes Announced As Keynote Speaker for JEC Americas' Composites Conference
April 30, 2015

JEC Group, created in 1996 as a subsidiary of the non-profit association CPC, The Center for Promotion of Composites, has announced that R. Byron Pipes, a distinguished professor and member of the National Academy of Engineering (1987) and the Royal Society of Engineering Sciences of Sweden (1995), will deliver his keynote address …

"Don’t Get Burned—Build to Code"
April 29, 2015

Building codes, standards and the diligence of dedicated Building Safety Professionals are important ingredients in keeping our communities safe.

CIPP Corp. Announces 2014 Contractor of the Year Awards
April 28, 2015

At their annual meeting earlier this year, CIPP Corporation, the leader in trenchless technology and an innovator in pipeline rehabilitation for aging sewer, water, and industrial pipelines, presented three very distinctive awards.

Congress Passes Energy Efficiency Bill
April 27, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by voice vote the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015.

NAVFAC Atlantic Industry Forum 2015 Webinar
April 24, 2015

Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic (NAVFAC Atlantic) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Industry Forum will be held via Webinar on May 20, 2015.

Wagman Announces New Virginia Operations Office Location
April 24, 2015

G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc., a York, Pennsylvania headquartered heavy civil construction and geotechnical contracting firm, has announced the relocation of its Virginia offices.

Dewberry Selected to Perform Comprehensive SLR Analysis
April 23, 2015

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was selected by the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, to perform a comprehensive sea level rise (SLR) and recurrent flooding analysis resulting in an adaptation planning study.

Celebration of Today’s 45th Annual Earth Day
April 22, 2015

In celebration of today’s 45th annual Earth Day, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) plans to mark the historic occasion every 2.5 minutes of every hour of the day, as a new solar installation is completed in America.

Committee to Develop Common Set of Error Codes for On-board Diagnostics
April 22, 2015

The Unitary Small Equipment (USE) Engineering Committee (EC) has announced the establishment of an ad-hoc committee to develop a common set of error codes for on-board diagnostics in HVAC equipment.

Rees Scholarship Foundation Announces Spring 2015 Scholarship Awards
April 21, 2015

The Rees Scholarship Committee has announced the award of $17,500 in scholarships to 10 students.

$2.4 Million New Construction and Equipment Investment Announced
April 21, 2015

Virginia Transformer Corp. has recently announced a $2.4 million investment in new construction and equipment.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Delivers a 5-Day Event
April 20, 2015

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®)—the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference—will create a global stage showcasing the future of lighting solutions and knowledge…

AHRI and ACCA Survey Contractors On Furnace Standard
April 17, 2015

AHRI and ACCA have created a brief survey of U.S. HVAC contractors to determine the actual cost of complying with the recently proposed nationwide 92 percent AFUE standard for residential gas furnaces.

FIRST® Championship Upcoming In April 2015
April 17, 2015

More than 17,000 young people (ages 6-18) from around the world will gather in St. Louis, Missouri next week to enter robots they’ve built in fun-filled, exciting competitions that celebrate…

ANSI Announces ICC-ES Accreditation Under Pilot Programs
April 16, 2015

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accreditation Committee deemed the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) as eligible Type III Program Operator in accordance with…

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Environmental Systems, Inc.
April 15, 2015

CBRE Group, Inc. has announced that it has acquired Environmental Systems, Inc. (ESI), a leading systems integrator and provider of energy management services in the United States.

WTS International Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners
April 15, 2015

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2015.

AHRI Announces Action By Cooling Standards Subcommittee
April 14, 2015

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institutes’s (AHRI) Cooling Standards Subcommittee (CSS) has announced completion of its review and action on a number of standards and guidelines.

Unique Curing-Room Design/Construction Guide Published
April 13, 2015

Moist-Curing Room Design, Construction, and Maintenance is the title of a comprehensive new guide published by the Construction-Materials Engineering and Testing Business Council (CoMETBC) of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA).

DOE Issues Request for Information on Roadmaps for Technology-to-Market Plan
April 13, 2015

The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is developing a new research-to-market plan.

DEQ Announces Public Meeting - VA CZM Program
April 10, 2015

Pursuant to the federal Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended, a public meeting will be held as part of the federal performance evaluation of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program.

"Panama Canal Supersized" Reveals Details of Expansion Project
April 10, 2015

The 5.5 billion expansion project of the Panama Canal is revealed for the first time in “Panama Canal Supersized.”

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