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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.

Study Finds Plant Diversity Not Reduced By Whole-Tree Logging
July 24, 2018

Study reveals plant biodiversity actually increased in areas subject to whole-tree logging operations.

Innovative Natural Gas Purification System Developed
July 23, 2018

Researchers develop an innovative two-part system for separating impurities from natural gas.

New Life For Former Bear Island Facility
July 20, 2018

Paper products manufacturer to invest $275 million in pulp production facility.

New Farm Winery To Open In Hopewell
July 20, 2018

Project is anticipated to create jobs, a new market for Virginia honey, and increase investment in renovated properties.

Forestry Products Company Announces $3.76 Million Investment
July 19, 2018

Project anticipated to create new market for Virginia timber.

Researchers Tailor Bacteria To Create Renewable Chemicals
July 19, 2018

New technology based on bioengineered bacteria converts plants into renewable chemicals.

Cyber Training and Education Conference Held
July 18, 2018

Leaders from the business, academic, veterans, and local, state and federal government communities convened recently at the Cyber Training and Education Conference…

Grant Awarded To Study Removal of Plastic Waste
July 18, 2018

The Virginia Academy of Science has awarded Dr. Todd Gruber a grant to study innovative ways to remove plastic waste from the environment.

SUE Organizational Conference Announced
July 17, 2018

One-day event will mark organizational kickoff for the new subsurface utility engineering association.

National Thermal Engineer Day
July 17, 2018

A day to recognize the importance of thermal management in the electronics industry.

ACI 310 Joint Committee Announced
July 16, 2018

ACI 310 – Decorative Concrete, has become a joint committee of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)…

Document For Solar Energy Code Provisions and Standards Published
July 16, 2018

The International Code Council and the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC), in collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), have updated…

FIRST Robotics Competition Announces Off-Season Events For 2018
July 13, 2018

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) announces four off-season events in the FIRST Chesapeake District for 2018.

Food Choices Impact Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 13, 2018

New study provides estimate of greenhouse gas emissions generated by U.S. consumer food purchases.

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