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RJEC Announces January Board Meeting
January 10, 2011

The Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council (RJEC) has announced their January Board meeting will be held on January 13, 2011 at ….

New Study Aimed at Strengthening Photonics Industry
January 7, 2011

The photonics R&D community has the opportunity to have a say in the direction of a new study aimed at strengthening the industry, via an open forum…

Patton Harris Rust & Associates Acquired by Pennoni Associates
January 6, 2011

Pennoni Associates, an ENR Top 115 engineering, design and consulting firm headquartered in Philadelphia, has acquired Patton Harris Rust & Associates (PHR+A) headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia.

Deadline Approaches For Manufacturing Companies Seeking Grant Money
January 5, 2011

Southwest Virginia companies in the transportation equipment-manufacturing sector may be eligible for grant money – but Virginia Tech needs to hear from those companies by Feb. 8th.

November/December 2010 ASFE NewsLog Available
January 5, 2011

Just in time, the new November/December 2010 ASFE NewsLog is ready for your perusal online or for download.

2011 Proclaimed as the International Year of Chemistry
January 4, 2011

The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently began a global, year-long observance of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) by launching an online calendar…

Top 11 Technologies of Decade Reviewed
January 3, 2011

Recently IEEE Spectrum reviewed the most important innovations that came of age in the past 10 years…

A/E/P Business Owners Have Options - Face Difficulties
December 31, 2010

The down economy presents many real estate options for the small business owner; but the tight A/E/P and banking climate might prove too difficult for many businesses to grasp the opportunity.

VHB Awarded Planning and Design Contract
December 30, 2010

The Town of Herndon, Virginia is developing the Herndon Metrorail Station Area Plan …

Antibiotic Resistance Raises Concerns
December 30, 2010

When an antibiotic is consumed, researchers have learned that up to 90 percent passes through a body without metabolizing.

International Exhibitors Increase at 2011 CES
December 29, 2010

More than 1,200 technology companies from outside the Unites States, a 25 percent increase over 2010, will be among the 2,500 exhibitors showcasing the latest consumer electronics (CE) products at the 2011 International CES®.

Many A/E/P Leaders See No Solid Recovery For 2011
December 28, 2010

Many leaders in the architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting industry don’t see a solid recovery in the cards in 2011.

ASFE Webinar Available On-line and CD
December 27, 2010

ASFE’s extraordinarily well-received “Client-Focused Contract Negotiations” webinar is now available on-line and/or as a CD.

Broselow Tape Is Undergoing a 21st Century Boost
December 24, 2010

A well-known paper-based medical chart used by pediatric emergency personnel across America is undergoing a 21st century boost…

ASSE Set To Celebrate Centennial
December 23, 2010

In the wake of one of the worst workplace tragedies in recent history, the March 25th, 1911, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, the American Society of Safety Engineers…

Transportation Training Academy Launched
December 22, 2010

The Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has launched a Transportation Training Academy.

Researchers Win Milton Van Dyke Award
December 22, 2010

An illustration showing a scientific phenomenon that defies common intuition has garnered Sunghwan (Sunny) Jung, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics at Virginia Tech…

Injury & Illness Prevention Program Standard Applauded
December 21, 2010

In a letter sent December 17th to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Assistant Secretary David Michaels…

Standard 189.1 Adopted as Part of Army Sustainability Policy
December 21, 2010

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) leaders recently met with U.S. Army officials regarding a new sustainable design and development policy…

NOTIFIER Will Host Series of Free Educational Seminars
December 20, 2010

NOTIFIER by Honeywell will host a series of free educational seminars in 13 major cities throughout the U.S.

CIMIT 2011 Student Prize Seeks Ideas
December 17, 2010

The Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) Student Prize for Primary Healthcare competition seeks ideas for technologic innovations with great potential to…

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Law Signing
December 16, 2010

Federal legislation signed into law recently will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety and design functions.

Field Representatives Are NOT Subject to Davis-Bacon
December 16, 2010

Labor departments in several states have ruled that CoMET field representatives are subject to the prevailing-wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act…

Building To Foster Work In Molecular Engineering
December 15, 2010

The University of Chicago next September will begin construction of the William Eckhardt Research Center…

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