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ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 170-2017
August 26, 2019

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

ACEC/VDOT 2019 Transportation Forum Announced
August 23, 2019

Forum will offer opportunities to network with DBE/consulting firms alongside VDOT personnel to build business relationships.

AEE-SEVA Announces September Meeting
August 23, 2019

Meetings intended to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry.

CSI Tidewater Chapter Announces September Meeting
August 22, 2019

Meeting offers education and networking opportunities for construction industry professionals in the Tidewater area.

ASCE Virginia Section Richmond Branch Announces August Technical Lunch Meeting
August 22, 2019

The technical discussion will focus on Examining the Collapse of World Trade Center 7 on 9/11.

Embry-Riddle Team Wins $2 Million NSF Grant
August 21, 2019

Grant to help more aspiring engineers bridge the gap between their introductory and capstone courses.

AASHTO States Unite to Urge FCC to Preserve Safety Frequency
August 21, 2019

Reserving the 5.9 GHz wireless spectrum for transportation use is top priority.

ASCC/TCA Safety Summit 2020 Announced
August 20, 2019

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announce the ASCC/TCA Safety Summit 2020.

New Report Offers Guidance For Stormwater Control Measures
August 20, 2019

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new publication, Inspection and Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures, describes the functions…

Firm Announces $300,000 Investment to Establish New Production Facility
August 19, 2019

New hard cider production facility to be located in Bedford County.

AHRI Announces Publication of New Standards Versions
August 19, 2019

Newly published versions modify the existing 2008 edition.

New Book Uses Case Studies To Focus On Steel Structure Failures
August 16, 2019

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new publication, Failure Case Studies: Steel Structures provides case studies of…

AHRI and ACCA Announce Scholarship Awards
August 16, 2019

Scholarships totaling $62,000 awarded to students studying to become technicians.

Study Finds Field Reversal Took Longer Than Previously Thought
August 15, 2019

Earth’s magnetic field seems steady and true — reliable enough to navigate by.

ACI Launches ‘Exploration Clean’ Game
August 15, 2019

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) has enhanced and expanded its “Exploration Clean” online experience to further help teach middle-school students…

Route 7 Corridor Improvements Underway In Northern Virginia
August 14, 2019

Construction has started on approximately seven miles of improvements along Route 7 in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Technology That Speeds Healing and Prevents Infection Invented
August 14, 2019

Recently, scientists have been exploring tissue engineering to treat wounds and promote better healing.

Paving Tool Kit Assembled
August 13, 2019

The joint Paving Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, has assembled a Paving Tool Kit…

Fan Energy Index Coming To 2019 Edition of ASHRAE/IES 90.1
August 13, 2019

When it is published later this quarter, the 2019 edition of ASHRAE/IES 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, will be the first standard, code…

Researchers Discover An Ancient Survival Strategy Still Used In The Pacific
August 12, 2019

Microorganisms breath arsenic to get energy.

Three New Solar Power Systems Installed at State Facilities
August 12, 2019

New solar power systems will total over one megawatt in size, offsetting up to 26 percent of agency energy needs.

Researchers Develop New Type of Origami
August 9, 2019

New hybrid origami allows for reprogrammable mechanical properties.

DOE Issues Response To Gas Industry Petition
August 9, 2019

Response announces Federal Register pre-publication notice regarding interpretive rule request.

ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Standard 52.2-2017 and 90.4-2016
August 8, 2019

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

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