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NEWS ARCHIVE
New Biomedical Engineering Minor Approved for 2013
January 4, 2013

The Virginia Tech College of Engineering will launch a new biomedical engineering minor program for its undergraduate students starting with the upcoming spring 2013 semester…

McKim & Creed Acquires United Engineering Group, Inc.
January 3, 2013

McKim & Creed, Inc., an engineering, geomatics (surveying) and planning firm with an office in Norfolk as well as throughout the U.S., announced recently that it has purchased the assets of United Engineering Group, Inc. (UEG).

Girl Scouts and Sigma Gamma Rho Help Girls Imagine Engineering Careers
January 2, 2013

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has joined forces with Sigma Gamma Rho, one of the nation’s largest African American sororities, to help build awareness of career possibilities in science, technology, and engineering…

cdp ACCESS Steering Committee’s Final Recommendations Approved
December 31, 2013

During its winter meeting, the International Code Council Board of Directors approved the cdp ACCESS Steering Committee’s final recommendations.

New Minor in Science, Engineering and Law Opens at Virginia Tech
December 28, 2012

All Virginia Tech undergraduate students may enroll in a unique and intrinsically interdisciplinary minor – the new minor in Science, Engineering and Law.

Tencarva Machinery Company Acquires Assets of Southern Sales Company Inc.
December 27, 2012

Tencarva Machinery Company has acquired the assets of Southern Sales Company Inc., of Nashville, Tenn., a municipal sales and service organization, effective November 30, 2012, according to Rod Lee, president of Tencarva.

LIGHTFAIR® International 2013 Scheduled
December 26, 2012

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) will expand its product presentation and increase its scale in 2013 with the addition of two high-profile categories…

Fire-Lite Alarms Releases 2013 Training Schedule
December 21, 2012

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell announces its schedule of fire alarm trainings to be held in more than 50 cities across the U.S. throughout 2013.

ICC-ES, APA Agree to Offer Combined Reports
December 20, 2012

ICC Evaluation Service and APA-The Engineered Wood Association have signed an agreement to offer joint ICC-ES and APA reports for engineered wood products.

Congress Urged to Support Funding For OSHA and NIOSH
December 19, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the National Safety Council (NSC) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) issued a joint letter Nov. 26 urging Senator Tom Harkin…

SWE To Receive 2012 Turner Prize
December 18, 2012

The National Building Museum will award the Society of Women Engineers its Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology.

Augmented Reality Mobile Technology License Awarded
December 17, 2012

Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc. has licensed Virginia Tech’s award-winning augmented reality mobile technology…

Fire Alarm "How-To" Video Series Launched
December 14, 2012

Silent Knight by Honeywell has expanded the free fire alarm training and technical support it offers by developing a series of “How-To” videos…

Dewberry Recognized for Best Mid-Atlantic Projects in 2012
December 13, 2012

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has recognized four Dewberry projects as best projects in the Mid-Atlantic for 2012.

ICC-ES Launches Listing Program for Building Products
December 13, 2012

As one of its initiatives to provide manufacturers more options to enter the building product market quickly, ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has launched a new listing program for qualified manufacturers.

Engineer Defines Construction Globalization Rubric
December 12, 2012

Imagine going in for a performance evaluation and the only object in the room is a report saying your work is not up to par.

ASCC Announces 2013 Calendar Items
December 11, 2012

American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has announced upcoming events for 2013.

Standard Proposed to Keep Water From “Going Down the Drain”
December 11, 2012

Measures to improve water efficiency, including limitations on full-flush volume for toilets and use of municipal reclaimed water for irrigation, are being proposed for a green building standard.

ASHRAE Joins the STEM Education Coalition
December 10, 2012

The United States produces approximately 74,000 engineers a year, a number that has remained essentially flat for the past two decades.

FEA Wins 1st Place in Exhibition Sustainability
December 7, 2012

Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA) is proud to announce being awarded 1st Place in Exhibition Sustainability at the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2012.

U.Va., MeadWestvaco Partner
December 6, 2012

The University of Virginia (U.Va) is partnering with global packaging leader MeadWestvaco Corporation to improve resealable product packaging.

Personalized Medicine May Be Improved With Scanning Innovation
December 5, 2012

New combinations of medical imaging technologies hold promise for improved early disease screening, cancer staging, therapeutic assessment, and other aspects of personalized medicine…

Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop Scheduled
December 5, 2012

To help waste managers meet the U.S. EPA’s annual training requirement for hazardous waste personnel, Lion Technology will present the nationally renowned Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop…

MBP to Provide Services for the Washington Monument Earthquake Repairs
December 4, 2012

MBP is pleased to announce the firm has been selected by the National Park Service (NPS) to provide construction liaison services for the Washington Monument Earthquake Repairs project.


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