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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.”

ACPA Presents Spring 2011 Line-Up
February 25, 2011

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) presents their education and training line-up for March and April 2011.

A/E/P Project Management Online Courses Available
February 24, 2011

ZweigWhite’s new eLearning courses offer easy, convenient project management (PM) training ideally suited for today’s time-pressed, on-the-go professionals…

Onset Announces Free Energy Management Training Workshop
February 24, 2011

Onset recently announced a free training workshop on how to identify energy waste in commercial facilities on March 16th, 2011, in Quincy, Massachusetts.

ASFE To Hold Annual Spring 2011 Meeting
February 24, 2011

Mark Milliron, Ph.D., the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s deputy director for postsecondary improvement, will keynote the upcoming Spring (Annnual) Meeting of ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association…

Annual 2011 SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Program Scheduled
February 23, 2011

Smart structures that emulate human muscles and skin and nondestructive testing of bridges and airline cargo will be among advances presented…

Energy Modeling Conference, BEMP Certification Hosted In April
February 23, 2011

ASHRAE’s Energy Modeling Conference: Tools for Designing High Performance Buildings, April 4th-6th, 2011, ASHRAE Headquarters, Atlanta, Ga., will provide…

Third 'Green in the Military' Conference Held
February 22, 2011

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic personnel took the lead in discussing Navy energy goals and environmental initiatives during the third Green in the Military conference at the Virginia Beach Convention Center February 2nd.

ASCC CEO Forum 2011 Scheduled
February 22, 2011

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) will hold its annual CEO Forum June 16th-19th, 2011 at the Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, N.C.

ASHRAE Lead Society for National Engineers Week
February 21, 2011

ASHRAE is the lead society in the National Engineers Week program…

SMPS Virginia Chapter Announces 2011 Conference
February 21, 2011

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Virginia Chapter is pleased to announce that this year’s annual conference, Build Virginia: The Bottom Line is scheduled…

ASFE Offers Free Brownfields Publications
February 21, 2011

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association has added four brownfield-redevelopment publications to its on-line store.

Event Empowers Girls to Discover Their Potential as Engineers
February 18, 2011

Starting February 24th, women engineers and their male counterparts will mentor and reach as many as one million girls around the country…

Free Webinar To Discuss Changes To 2012 Energy Code
February 18, 2011

A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) free webinar on February 22nd will discuss major changes to the International Code Council’s 2012…

IEEE WCET® Announces Spring 2011 Testing Period
February 18, 2011

The next testing cycle for the IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET®) Certification Program Examination has been announced as 20th March to 16th April 2011.

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