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HESS Breaks Ground On New Stafford High School
July 16, 2013

HESS Construction was selected by Stafford County Public Schools to manage construction of the replacement high school.

ODU's Batten College of Engineering Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary
July 16, 2013

The first 50 years of engineering education at Old Dominion University were recently celebrated during a gala in Virginia Beach.

Sustainable Design a Key at Marine Corps Training Facility
July 16, 2013

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington will oversee the design and construction of the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group Training Facilities in Quantico.

Norfolk District's Michelle Hamor is Army Corps Flood Risk Manager of the Year
July 15, 2013

The Corps gives the award yearly to individuals who excel in the field of flood plain management.

Valve Manufacturers Association Celebrates 75th Anniversary
July 12, 2013

The VMA will be hosting its Annual Meeting from October 3-5, 2013, at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.

Onset Announces The Facility Manager’s Guide to Data Logging
July 12, 2013

A free 30-page best practices guide discusses monitoring strategies that can be utilized by building professionals to reduce energy use.

Corps Assists Park Service in Protecting Parkway from River
July 11, 2013

Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River.

Some 'Green' Hot Water Systems Fail to Deliver
July 11, 2013

Virginia Tech researchers find that some ‘green’ hot water systems do not
deliver on energy-saving promises.

Last Stop for LaHood: STEM Summit for Girls
July 10, 2013

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took time to address a group of young women who were visiting the Department’s headquarters as part of the Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit.

Microfluidic Chip Detects Pathogens in Water and Food
July 9, 2013

Virginia Tech researchers received a NSF award to develop new microchips with three-dimensional microfluidic structures allowing pathogen detection by dielectrophoresis.

2013 Virginia Engineers Conference Registration Opens
July 9, 2013

Registration for the 2013 Virginia Engineers Conference is now open.

AREVA Highlights the Important Role of Business in Attracting and Retaining Jobs
July 8, 2013

Greg Vesey, vice president of installed base outage services for AREVA Inc., participated in the Business Roundtable panel at the 2013 Virginia Leadership Summit at the University of Richmond on June 22nd.

Valve Manufacturers Association Marks 75th Anniversary
July 5, 2013

The VMA is celebrating its 75th anniversary throughout the year with a series of events and activities that highlight the industry’s legacy and future.

New Chief Technology Chief Named at CCAM
July 5, 2013

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has announced the appointment of a new chief technology officer.

Ground Water Management Forums to Explore Energy Development Issues
July 3, 2013

A pair of forums are scheduled for national industry and regulatory experts to present the basis for stray gas investigations and discuss water management and water protection issues associated with unconventional oil and natural gas development.

International Energy Agency Publishes Five-Year Outlook
July 3, 2013

The International Energy Agency, (IEA) has announced the recent publication of its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report.

Free IAQ Guide Encourages Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
July 2, 2013

To promote good indoor air quality in buildings, ASHRAE is making available for free a guide for achieving enhanced IAQ.

Canon Virginia Inc. Expansion Announced
July 2, 2013

According to an announcement from Gov. McDonnell’s office, Canon Virginia Inc. will be expanding its operations …

Winner of Health and Technology Challenge Announced
July 1, 2013

New technology that creates a personal, portable, and wearable air pollution sensor was developed under the My Air, My Health Challenge.

Agreement Reached To Update Toxic Substances Control Act
July 1, 2013

Lawmakers have reached a groundbreaking agreement to update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.

Virginia 2012 Solid Waste Report
July 1, 2013

The Department of Environmental Quality recently released its annual report on solid waste management in Virginia.

‘Ultraselective’ Chemical Process Discovered
July 1, 2013

Chemical engineering researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reported that they’ve discovered a new chemical process to make p-xylene, an important ingredient of common plastics.

NIH Awards Cancer Research Grant to Virginia Tech's Chang Lu
June 28, 2013

Researchers are using an investigative procedure called chromatin immunoprecipitation to examine the protein binding to DNA sites that can lead to cancer.

AIA Unveils New Contract Documents
June 28, 2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents team announced several additions and updates to its suite of offerings.

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