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K'NEX Announce Its 15th Annual K’NEXpert Search
May 23, 2014

K’NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce its 15th annual K’NEXpert Search…

Theme for 2014 Building Safety Month Week 3 Announced
May 21, 2014

As families head outdoors to enjoy nice weather in spring and summer, special precautions should be taken to ensure outdoor areas are safe from potential hazards.

ASCC Schedules 2014 Annual Conference
May 20, 2014

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) will hold its thirteenth Annual Conference on September 18-21, 2014 at the Westin Westminster, Denver, CO.

ICC, PMI Offer Webinar on Changes to the 2015 IPC
May 19, 2014

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has teamed up with the International Code Council (ICC) to offer a complimentary, one-hour webinar on Changes to the 2015 International Plumbing Code® (IPC)…

Theme for Building Safety Month Week 2 Announced
May 16, 2014

Making sure your family is prepared to weather natural disasters is important.

Pennoni Associates Named Design Firm Of The Year
May 15, 2014

Pennoni Associates, an award-winning engineering, design, and consulting firm with offices in Chantilly and Arlington, is pleased to announce that it has been named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record Mid-Atlantic.

ASME Turbo Expo 2014 Scheduled
May 14, 2014

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Turbo Expo 2014 will focus on life cycle management, engine design, materials, fans and blowers, cogeneration, combustion diagnostics, and micro-turbines.

ICC, NAHB, NMHC Will Initiate Safety Review
May 13, 2014

International Code Council (ICC), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) members, stakeholders and others with technical expertise in the built environment will come together to review fires…

Nominations Open For ICC's 2014 Annual Awards
May 12, 2014

Do you know an outstanding person or organization deserving to be recognized for efforts to promote safety in the built environment? Each year the International Code Council (ICC) honors outstanding service and…

Wheeled Rover Explorer Being Built For NASA Competition
May 9, 2014

A Virginia Tech College of Engineering student team is building a six-wheeled lunar robot and will travel to Houston’s Johnson Space Center in June as part of the 2014 RASC-AL Robo-Ops Challenge…

Two Important Legal Resources Free from ASFE/GBA
May 8, 2014

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association (ASFE/GBA) has published new editions of two important legal references, both prepared for design professionals without use of “legalese”; both available free of charge.

Local Firm Ranked Among Top 500 in U.S.
May 7, 2014

McKim & Creed, Inc., an engineering, geomatics (surveying) and planning firm with an office in Norfolk, has been ranked #212 among the country’s top 500 design firms by Engineering News-Record.

ICC Safety Month For 2014
May 6, 2014

President Barack Obama has proclaimed May 2014 as National Building Safety Month, declaring it a “time to celebrate the dedicated professionals who keep our buildings secure, and we recommit to maintaining resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.”

Accessibility For Arlington National Cemetery Studied
May 5, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers and Norfolk District Public Affairs recently reported that a team from the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is traveling around and taking notes at Arlington National Cemetery…

Events To Showcase Nuclear Physics
May 2, 2014

If you live in southeastern Virginia and you’re interested in nuclear physics, the month of May holds two special opportunities to expand your understanding of the Big Bang – and the particles and forces that form matter as we know it.

Sticky Conductors Discovered
May 1, 2014

Lithium-ion batteries power a vast array of modern devices, from cell phones, laptops, and laser pointers to thermometers, hearing aids, and pacemakers.

Predicting Test Performance
May 1, 2014

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by…

Missing Piece of Air Particle Equation Found
May 1, 2014

Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere.

Interchange Project Honored
May 1, 2014

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was recently recognized for its involvement in Virginia’s I-95/ Telegraph Road Interchange and Mainline Reconstruction project.

Virginia 2012 Chemical Release Report
April 30, 2014

Virginia industries reported that chemicals released on-site at their facilities decreased by 16.7 percent in 2012, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory produced by the Department of Environmental Quality.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Brings Home Environmental Awards
April 29, 2014

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic took home five awards in the Fiscal Year 2013 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Awards, announced March 31.

Environmental Permit To Develop Business Center Authorized
April 28, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers and Norfolk District Public Affairs recently reported that the Norfolk District authorized the environmental permit to develop the Commonwealth Crossing Business Center…

NEA Venture Funding Announced
April 25, 2014

PsiKick, a company headquartered in Charlottesville and based on technology licensed from the University of Virginia, University of Michigan and University of Washington, announced a major financing milestone led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA)…

DuPont Executive To Give Career Advice For Engineers and Technologists
April 24, 2014

Mark P. Vergnano, executive vice president of DuPont, visits Virginia Commonwealth University as the 2014 VCU Business and Engineering Executive-in-Residence.

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