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NEWS ARCHIVE
Method of Removing Bacterial Toxins From Fluids Patented
August 8, 2018

By some estimates, 18 million people die each year from sepsis triggered by endotoxins – fragments of the outer membranes of bacteria.

Algae Using Raw Plants As Carbon Energy Source Reported
August 8, 2018

Researchers discover that waste plant material can be used to increase algae’s productivity during cultivation for biofuels or bioproducts.

Machine Learning Algorithm Outdoes Humans
August 7, 2018

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have trained computers to quickly and consistently detect and analyze microscopic radiation damage…

Engineered Bacteria Create Fertilizer Using Natural Sources Of Nitrogen
August 7, 2018

Engineering ‘nitrogen-fixing’ plants could be researchers next step.

Virginia Main Street Grants Announced
August 6, 2018

Virginia Main Street grants totaling $172,000 have been awarded.

Sugar Hill Cidery Announces New Cider Production Facility
August 6, 2018

Project represents an almost $500,000 investment in a new cider production facility.

AASHTO Announces Annual Photography and Video Contest
August 5, 2018

Cash awards will be presented to photo and video contest winners.

Industrial Revitalization Fund Awards Announced
August 5, 2018

IRF awards totaling $1,440,000 have been announced.

Boeing Makes Commitment To Calhoun Honors Discovery Program
August 3, 2018

In a significant marker of industry support, Boeing has made a substantial commitment to Virginia Tech’s Calhoun Honors Discovery Program.

DOE Announces Solicitation of Nominations
August 3, 2018

Nominations sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee.

McKim & Creed Acquires Loftus Engineers, LLC
August 2, 2018

McKim & Creed, Inc., one of the largest engineering, geomatics (surveying) and planning firms headquartered in the Southeast, announced recently that it has acquired Pittsburgh-based Loftus Engineers, LLC.

Jobsite Floor Protection Sign Developed
August 2, 2018

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has developed a jobsite sign, Concrete Floor Protection Plan.

CBF Releases Mid-Point Pollution Reduction Milestones Report
August 1, 2018

Assessment finds Virginia largely on track to meet commitments to pollution reduction in the Bay.

Press Glass Announces New Manufacturing Operation
August 1, 2018

Firm will invest $43.55 million to establish a 280,000-square-foot manufacturing operation in Henry County.

Aurora Flight Sciences Announces $13.75 Million Expansion
July 31, 2018

Firm plans to build a robotics and integration facility consisting of a manufacturing unit, a research and development lab, a hangar, and office space.

ASME Announces Meeting Regarding Changes To Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
July 31, 2018

Meeting will focus on recent vote to change the scope of Section VIII.

Gigantic Ancient Oceanic Plate Produced Super-Volcano Eruptions
July 30, 2018

The long-dormant Yellowstone super-volcano in the American West has a different history than previously thought, according to a new study by a Virginia Tech geoscientist.

DEQ Issues Permit For New Solar Facility
July 30, 2018

New 20 megawatt facility will be located in Henrico County, Virginia.

Sea Levels Rise Threatens Internet Infrastructure
July 27, 2018

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study…

Dewberry Selected To Provide Underground Utility Analysis and Repairs
July 26, 2018

The University of Mary Washington (UMW) has selected Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, to perform an analysis of existing underground utility systems across the 171-acre campus.

APCO Announces 2018 Annual Conference and Expo
July 26, 2018

Conference s the premier event for public safety communications officials.

The Environmental Cost of Food Production
July 25, 2018

A comprehensive look at the environmental impacts of different types of animal protein production.

Cooperage Facility Brings $26 Million Investment To Smyth and Washington Counties
July 25, 2018

Project includes creation of a bourbon barrel cooperage and a new stave mill facility.

Briefs Filed In Error Correction Litigation Appeal
July 24, 2018

Ruling that requires publication of draft energy conservation standards for portable air conditioners, uninterruptible power supplies, commercial package boilers, and commercial air compressors is subject of appeal.


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