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Phoenix Packaging To Expand Dublin Facility
April 20, 2011

Phoenix Packaging Operations LLC, a subsidiary of Bogota, Columbia-based Grupo Phoenix, has announced plans to double the size …

Free Fire Alarm Webinars Launched
April 19, 2011

Silent Knight by Honeywell has launched a series of FREE, one-hour Webinars to educate Fire Alarm Dealers on new technologies, basic system design, time-saving tools and more.

2011 CIRT-ACE Mentor Design Competition
April 19, 2011

The Washington Lee High School ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentor team from Arlington, Va. received 1st Runner Up in …

PCI Announces Launch Of New eLearning Center
April 19, 2011

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has announced the launch of the PCI eLearning Center, a free 24-hour online education resource providing …

Leadership Development Program Graduates Recognized
April 18, 2011

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Commanding Officer Capt. Mark Libonate recognized five employees April 6th for graduating from the organization’s inaugural Leadership Development Program (LDP).

Virginia Beach Lands BMZ USA Headquarters
April 18, 2011

A subsidiary of Germany-based BMZ GmbH, BMZ USA Inc., a supplier of rechargeable battery packs, has announced plans to invest …

LIGHTFAIR International Launches Mobile App
April 18, 2011

LIGHTFAIR International has launched a new mobile app for the upcoming 2011 trade show and conference in Philadelphia at …

Early Cancer Treatment Successes Lead To CAREER Award
April 15, 2011

In a recent article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, co-author Rafael Davalos described the use of a method he invented to successfully treat a seven-year-old spayed female Labrador retriever…

Lack of Plan Could Put Design Firms in Peril
April 15, 2011

A crisis could descend upon many design firms because aging baby-boomer owners have not taken the necessary steps to assure their companies will go on after they exit.

Reducing Vehicle Body Structure Weight Using Aluminum
April 15, 2011

A recent study concluded that using aluminum in select automotive components could reduce vehicle body structure weight safely by as much as …

GE Announces New Security Technology Center
April 14, 2011

Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. has announced plans to open an Information Security Technology Center …

Ceremony Honors the World's Greenest Diplomatic Facility
April 14, 2011

The world’s first LEED-certified embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria prepares for another milestone on Earth Day 2011 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

Papers Sought for ASHRAE’s 2012 Winter Conference
April 14, 2011

For its 2012 Winter Conference, ASHRAE is seeking papers on how the integrated building design and integrated project delivery processes are currently being applied…

Virginia Statewide Multimodal Freight Study Released
April 13, 2011

Sean T. Connaughton, Virginia Secretary of Transportation, has announced the completion of Phase II of the Virginia Statewide Multimodal Freight Study.

ICF Announces Project in Henry County
April 13, 2011

Fairfax-based ICF International has announced its intention to open an operations center in the Patriot Centre Industrial Park in Henry County, Va.

AIA Will Release Sustainable Projects Guide
April 13, 2011

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that it will release AIA Document D503™-2011…

RJEC Announces April 2011 Monthly Meeting
April 12, 2011

The Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) has announced that their April 2011 meeting will be held on April 14th at …

2011 Industrial & Facility Maintenance Show Scheduled
April 12, 2011

Hampton Roads Industrial & Facility Maintenance Show is scheduled for May 18th & 19th, 2011 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Hall A in Virginia Beach, Va.

ACE Mentor DC Team Receives 1st Runner up
April 11, 2011

The Washington Lee High School ACE Mentor team from Arlington, VA received 1st Runner Up in the preliminary round of the national 2011 Construction Industry Roundtable (CIRT)-ACE Mentor Design Competition.

Installation of Hybrid Hydraulic Energy Recovery System Begins
April 8, 2011

Installation of an innovative hybrid hydraulic energy recovery system recently tested by the Navy starts April 1st by the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC).

Senior Design Expo 2011 Scheduled
April 7, 2011

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering presents Senior Design Expo 2011…

Air Force/Navy Dining Facility Earns LEED® Gold Rating
April 6, 2011

Fort Lee has earned its first gold rating through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.

How Breast Cancer Treatments Meet Resistance In Some To Be Studied
April 6, 2011

The female hormone estrogen is considered to be a quasi-fuel for developing breast cancer.

Pavement Design and Construction Training Event
April 5, 2011

Designing and constructing concrete pavements for commercial, military, and general aviation airports has unique challenges and requirements.

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