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NEWS ARCHIVE
Lighthouse U Receives $1M award
August 21, 2018

A new project by nationally ranked Richmond startup accelerator Lighthouse Labs and the da Vinci Center, Virginia Commonwealth University’s student hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, was awarded a $1 million grant…

Zero-Emissions Marine Research Vessel Designed
August 21, 2018

New ship design and propulsion system could revolutionize marine transportation technology.

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize Semifinalists Named
August 20, 2018

Fifty-two skilled trades teachers and teaching teams from across the country and their high schools were named recently as semifinalists for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence…

Guide For Whole Building Structures and Strategies Published
August 20, 2018

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new book serves as a guide for the project team to define and model the structural system within the reference building design…

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Standard 118.1-2012R
August 17, 2018

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

VDOT Selects Dewberry To Provide Transportation Engineering Services
August 17, 2018

Firm to provide transportation engineering services for the Route 7 project in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Device Enables Easy Capture and Release of Delicate Sea Creatures
August 16, 2018

A new device developed by a University of Rhode Island (URI) engineer and researchers at Harvard University safely traps delicate sea creatures inside a folding polyhedral enclosure and lets them go…

Microscopic Trampoline May Help Overcome Hurdle For Quantum Computers
August 16, 2018

A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers…

Second CodeGirls@Argonne Camp Held
August 15, 2018

This past June, 25 seventh and eighth grade girls spent two days at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory learning how to code.

New Ad Hoc Committee on Building Safety and Security Created
August 15, 2018

The International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors established an ad hoc committee to comprehensively explore and assess building safety and security.

DEQ Announces Notice of Intent To Award Contract
August 14, 2018

Contract will be awarded to develop a statewide public electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

Southeast Transportation Projects Honored in National Competition
August 14, 2018

Eight outstanding transportation projects from six southeastern states have been honored.

ASME Responds To Town Hall Meeting Comments
August 13, 2018

Following numerous concerns from stakeholders, ASME’s next step is to re-ballot the issue to the Section VIII Committee for either re-affirmation or rejection.

NIBCO Announces $14 Million Facility Expansion
August 13, 2018

Company is investing in its infrastructure and new equipment as well as updating technology, training programs, and new product development.

Novel Approach To Creating Super Slippery Packaging
August 10, 2018

New research from Virginia Tech aims to cut down on food waste – and consumer frustration – with a novel approach to creating super slippery industrial packaging.

Dominion Energy Announces SCC Filing
August 10, 2018

Approval sought to construct Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project.

Manufacturing Credentials Report Released
August 9, 2018

To help strengthen the quality, value, and effectiveness of manufacturing credentials in the U.S., Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate, has released a report…

City of Portsmouth Awards Contract For Citizen Connectivity Study
August 9, 2018

New connectivity study is expected to be completed over the next five months.

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.


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