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Register Today for EPA's Brownfields 2011
March 7, 2011

The 2011 National Brownfields Conference is a fabulous networking opportunity, a great learning opportunity, and FREE.

James River Green Building Council Hosts Green Building Conference
March 4, 2011

The James River Green Building Council (JRGBC), the Central Virginia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, will host “Building a Sustainable Future: A Design and Construction Conference” on March 29th in Richmond, VA.

ASHRAE 2011 Winter Conference Sees Highest Attendance In Years
March 4, 2011

The 2011 ASHRAE Winter Conference saw its highest attendance numbers in years, as well as the announcement of updated energy savings figures for ASHRAE’s energy standard.

ASFE's Professional Ethics Now Available
March 4, 2011

ASFE’s Professional Ethics is a highly effective three-hour, in-house ethics-training course that can be given as three-separate one-hour sessions or one half-day course.

U.Va. Engineering School to Host Annual Open House
March 4, 2011

Prospective students and the public are invited to learn about the wonders of engineering at the U.Va. Engineering Open House on March 19th…

Nature Conservancy Announces Wetland Restoration
March 4, 2011

The Nature Conservancy, in partnership with The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and private landowners, has announced the planned restoration …

Professor Leads Team To New Zealand Earthquake Area
March 3, 2011

Russell Green, of the Charles E. Via, Jr., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is leading the National Science Foundation-sponsored Geo-engineering Extreme Events Reconnaissance Team as it travels to Christchurch…

Solution To IPD Insurance Puzzle Found
March 3, 2011

Architects, engineers, project owners and others wishing to work collaboratively under a delivery method known as Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) may have a found a reason to rejoice.

Dynax America Corp. Announces Plant Expansion
March 3, 2011

Governor Bob McDonnell has announced that automotive component manufacturer Dynax America Corp. is planning to expand …

City Point Robots Team Captures Second Place
March 2, 2011

The Hopewell High School robotics team, City Point Robots, won second place honors at the recent …

Austin Brockenbrough Awarded Professional Engineering Services Contract
March 2, 2011

The Chesterfield County Department of Transportation has awarded a term contract to Austin Brockenbrough & Associates …

Winners of Lewis F. Moody Award Announced
March 2, 2011

Pavlos Vlachos, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, working with two engineers from Utah State University, have won the Lewis F. Moody Award…

ASFE Develops New Membership Categories
March 2, 2011

Contractors may now be involved in ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association as part of an overall associate membership expansion designed to increase the organization’s outreach.

Mercury Thermometer Calibration Program Reaches Cessation
March 1, 2011

Beginning March 1st, 2011, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will no longer provide calibration services for mercury thermometers.

Manufacturer Recognized
March 1, 2011

Sterling Engineering Solutions, Inc., a Roanoke, Va. engineering sales and service company specializing in sensors, controls and communications and a long time representative for JMS Southeast…

Dream Jobs 2011
March 1, 2011

The economy lately has been unforgiving, to say the least. Yet, despite abrupt turns and occasional missteps, there are engineers who have found the jobs that are best for them…

Contract Awarded To Focus On Brain and Eye Injuries
March 1, 2011

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has awarded a $2.8 million contract to the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University Center for…

Welders Can Breathe Easier With Less Toxic Fume Risk
March 1, 2011

A new alloy promises to lessen welders’ risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job.

Hanover County Names New Director
February 28, 2011

Hanover County has named Mr. Gary Craft as the new acting director of the Department of Public Utilities.

Louisa County Names New County Administrator
February 28, 2011

Mr. Robert Dube, the current Louisa County fire chief, has been named the new County Administrator.

VCU Cary Street Gym Awarded LEED Gold Certification
February 28, 2011

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Cary Street Gym has been awarded the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Gold certification.

SPIE Encouraged By Budget Support For Science and Education
February 28, 2011

SPIE leaders said they are encouraged by support for U.S. science R&D budgets and education programs in the proposed 2012 budget released recently by President Obama.

Local Firm Wins Engineering Excellence Honor Award
February 25, 2011

Austin Brockenbrough & Associates, L.L.P. has won an Engineering Excellence Award / Honor Award from the…

ASHRAE To Publish Third Edition of Datacom Book
February 25, 2011

ASHRAE continues to widen the temperature and humidity ranges for servers through a soon-to-be-published third edition of the datacom book, “Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments.”


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