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NCAMP and Granta Design Form Partnership
November 13, 2014

Granta Design has announced an agreement with Wichita State University’s (WSU) National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP), Wichita, KS, under which composite design and test data will be available to users of the GRANTA MI materials information management system.

ASCC Releases Concrete Employee Safety DVD In Spanish
November 12, 2014

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, has released a new Spanish version of the Concrete Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors.

DOE Begins New Rulemaking on Residential Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps
November 12, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice soliciting information from the public …

Tire and Vehicle Research Groups Undergo New Structure
November 11, 2014

Tucked away in rural Alton, Virginia, are the National Tire Research Center and the Southern Virginia Vehicle Motion Labs, which include a research-affiliated company of Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

ASRAC Reaches Consensus on Outline of Enforcement Plan
November 11, 2014

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) Working Group reaches a general consensus on a term sheet outlining an enforcement plan.

2014 ICC Policy Maker of the Year Award Received
November 10, 2014

New York State Senator Betty Little and Bill Shelton, Director of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, are recipients of the 2014 International Code Council (ICC) Policy Maker of the Year Award.

GET Solutions, Inc. On Three Winning Teams At HRACRE Design Awards
November 7, 2014

GET Solutions, Inc., a regional geotechnical, environmental and testing firm, was on three winning teams for design awards at the 2014 Annual Hampton Roads Associate for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) Excellence in Development Design Awards.

EPA Schedules Stakeholder Meeting About Section 608 of the Clean Air Act
November 7, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a meeting to gather information from the public on the potential for extending the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 608 regulations …

Hampton University Receives Award To Increase Minority STEM Majors
November 6, 2014

The Hampton University First in the World Partnership (HU-FITWP) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mersen USA To Expand Salem Facility
November 5, 2014

Mersen USA, a subsidiary of Mersen SA, will invest $5.7 million in the company’s existing Salem manufacturing facility.

FEA Wins 2014 National Capital Business Ethics Award
November 5, 2014

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA) has been recognized by the National Capital Business Ethics award (NCBEA) for leadership in ethical conduct. FEA was chosen for this award from over 70 companies in the National Capital Region in the small business category.

ACPA Offers Discounts To World of Concrete Exhibits and Seminars
November 4, 2014

ACPA is offering $20 admission to the World of Concrete/World of Masonry, along with a discount on technical seminars.

Computing Cluster Acquired
November 3, 2014

Its name is Rivanna, and it’s the University of Virginia’s (U.Va.) new $2.4 million Cray computing cluster, a high-performance machine – really a combination of linked high-power computers…

Activity Trackers For Older Adults Questioned
November 3, 2014

Commercially available activity-monitoring apps, Web sites, and wearable devices allow for easy self-management of health and wellness. This technology may be particularly helpful for older adults…

Device Developed To Analyze Dolphin Health
November 3, 2014

More than just “fish breath”: Engineers at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), have developed a new device for collecting dolphin breath for analysis…

Manufacturing Process Holds Unparalleled Potential
November 3, 2014

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components with precision unmatched by conventional manufacturing processes.

PSRI Issues Call For Papers
October 31, 2014

Physical Sciences Research International (PSRI), a peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes innovative work from all areas related to Physical Sciences, has issued an invitation for manuscripts.

DOE to Host Meeting on Residential Furnace Efficiency Standards
October 31, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has scheduled a public meeting to be held on November 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST to learn about the analytical tools …

Wiley|Wilson Celebrates During National ESOP Month
October 30, 2014

This October, Wiley|Wilson and other employee-owned companies across the country will celebrate Employee Ownership Month, which is a month-long tribute to the incredible spirit of employee-ownership and an opportunity for all Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)…

DOE Issues RFIs on Efficiency Standards
October 30, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two requests for information: commercial water heating equipment and residential solar thermal water heating systems.

NAFA Announces 27 Clean Air Award Recipients for 2014
October 28, 2014

The National Air Filtration Association presented awards to the recipients of the Clean Air Awards for 2014 at their Annual Conference.

RPA Design Showcase Features New Residential Heating Categories
October 28, 2014

The Radiant Professionals Alliance’s (RPA) annual Design Showcase contest now features two new categories for residential heating.

SPI and JASON Learning Launch Plastic Film Recycling Contest
October 24, 2014

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and JASON Learning recently launched the 2014 “Think Outside the Bag!” plastic film recycling contest.

ICC and SRCC Unite
October 22, 2014

The International Code Council (ICC) and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC) have agreed in principle to join forces and combine resources to support the solar industry and communities, and meet growing market demands.

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