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National 4-H Council Announces Partnership With the MWM Initiative
January 23, 2014

Recently, National 4-H Council announced its partnership with the Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative.

ASCE Publishes Book On Curtain Wall Systems
January 22, 2014

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Curtain Wall Systems: A Primer, edited by Ali M. Memari.

Draper Aden Associates Acquires North Carolina Firm
January 21, 2014

Draper Aden Associates is pleased to announce the acquisition of C. T. Clayton, Sr., PE, Inc., of Coats, N.C.

Expansion of Waynesboro Manufacturing Facility Announced
January 20, 2014

Waynesboro Mayor Bruce Allen announced recently that Polymer Group Inc. (PGI), a global leader in manufacturing nonwovens, will invest $7.4 million to upgrade machinery and expand its manufacturing plant.

ASFE Schedules 2014 Spring Conference
January 17, 2014

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) schedules their 2014 Spring Conference…

Collaboration Improves Building Safety
January 16, 2014

Federal agencies conclude and agree that code adoption and compliance, training for code officials and updating codes based on lessons learned from natural disasters are major factors in creating more resilient structures and safer communities.

Geo-Congress 2014 Scheduled
January 14, 2014

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has announced that “Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability” is scheduled for February 23-26, 2014 in Atlanta, GA.

New Research On Consumption of Lead Contaminated Water
January 13, 2014

New research by Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Marc Edwards shows that fetal death rates in Washington, D.C., increased during two separate lead-in-water contamination events during 2000-2003 and 2007-2009.

Statement On the FAA’s UAS Test Site Announcement
January 10, 2014

Recently, Michael Toscano, president & CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), released the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement to develop and test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at six sites around the country…

DiscoverE Awarded Two Prestigious Grants
January 9, 2014

DiscoverE, a non-profit organization that supports engineering outreach, education and celebration, has been awarded two prestigious grants to help it expand its reach and further its mission…

WPL Publishing Schedules Four-part Webinar Series
January 8, 2014

WPL Publishing soon will kick off a four-part webinar series to help people prepare for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate (LEED GA) exam.

ASCE Announces Publication on the Future of the Engineering Profession
January 7, 2014

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is pleased to announce the publication of its new book Raise the Bar, edited by Jeffrey S. Russell and Thomas A. Lenox.

ACEC Virginia Grand Prize Engineering Awards Announced
January 6, 2014

The Wiley|Wilson-designed NRL Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) was named a
Grand Prize award winner by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC Virginia)…

Hume Center Taken Under Wing of Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science
January 3, 2014

The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology is now administratively organized under the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, a move that Virginia Tech officials say will help the center quickly answer national security challenges.

Two Virginia Engineering Firms to Join Design Firm Stantec
January 2, 2014

Two Virginia-based environmental engineering and resource management companies have signed a letter of intent to join Stantec, a design and engineering firm with over 200 offices across North America.

Investment Partnership Grant Announced
December 31, 2014

AREVA Inc. announced recently a package of state and local incentives to support its capital investment in the commonwealth of Virginia.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 Scheduled
December 31, 2014

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2014 Conference brings together top lighting and design experts to create the largest Conference in LFI’s 25-year history.

Registration Opens For 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference
December 30, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University, a leader in sustainability, and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the largest energy and sustainability conference in Virginia!

Silent Knight Announces 2014 Training Schedule
December 27, 2013

Silent Knight by Honeywell recently posted its training schedule for the first half of 2014, which includes a fire alarm introductory course and an advanced technical course to take place in nearly 20 U.S. states.

Fiatech 2014 Technology Conference & Showcase Call for Presentations
December 24, 2013

Fiatech invites you to submit abstracts for presentations at their 14th Annual Technology Conference & Showcase, to be held March 31-April 2, 2014, at the Hyatt Huntington Beach Hotel, Huntington Beach, California.

New Engineers2B Program Launched
December 23, 2013

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Engineering has kicked off Engineers2B, a new program that will bring small groups of high school students to campus for a real-life experience into engineering and computer science studies.

Lennox Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Introduced
December 20, 2013

Lennox Industries, a leading provider of high-efficiency HVAC products for the light commercial industry, announced recently it will be expanding its portfolio in 2014 to serve the North America Commercial HVAC market.

BOEM, NASA and Corps Announce Agreement
December 19, 2013

As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management recently announced an agreement with…

VA Tech Aviation Initiative Receives Grant For UAV Testing
December 18, 2013

The Commonwealth of Virginia announced it will award more than $2.6 million over three years in Federal Action Contingency Trust (FACT) funds to Virginia Tech to operate an unmanned aircraft systems test site in the state, officials from the governor’s office said recently.

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