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NAB and SBE to Offer Satellite Uplink Operators Training
August 19, 2013

The Workshop will be led by renowned telecommunications expert Sidney Skjei of Skjei Telecom.

Metal Stamping Firm Plans New Pulaski Facility
August 16, 2013

Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office has announced that a $5.7 million manufacturing facility will be located in Pulaski, Virginia.

Manufacturers and Industry Respond to ICC-ES Achievements
August 16, 2013

ICC-ES is experiencing a record year in the areas of building product evaluation.

LIGHTFAIR International 2014 Announces Call for Speakers
August 15, 2013

Lightfair extends a global invitation to experts in diverse disciplines, seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners.

Aluminum Conduit Manufacturer Relocates To Louisa County
August 14, 2013

Patriot Aluminum Products has announced plans to relocate its company headquarters.

ODU Engineer Working to Convert Tobacco Plants into Biofuels
August 13, 2013

An Old Dominion engineer has been hired by a Virginia-based company to help convert tobacco biomass to advanced biofuels and bioproducts.

EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss SNAP Program
August 13, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will hold a public meeting to discuss means to achieve President Obama’s goals for the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program.

DEQ to Manage Virginia Stormwater Programs
August 12, 2013

The Department of Environmental Quality is now the Commonwealth’s lead agency for managing stormwater and related nonpoint source pollution programs.

Craney Island Oyster Mitigation Project Set
August 9, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin constructing about 16 acres of oyster reef in early August.

Hampton Farms Announces Planned Plant in Southampton
August 9, 2013
ODU and HU Students Building Solar-Powered Home
August 8, 2013

Hampton University and Old Dominion University students are designing and building “Canopy House” for an international competition in the fall.

The Zweig Letter 2013 Hot Firm List Announced
August 8, 2013

Placement on the list is based on a firm’s percentage revenue growth and dollar revenue growth over a three-year period.

Virginia Tech Aerospace Team Wins Mars Mission Competition
August 7, 2013

A Virginia Tech student team recently took first place in the 2013 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage competition.

Virginia Tech Researcher Uses Micro-fabricated Blood Vessels in Tumor Studies
August 5, 2013

Researchers established a 3-D microfluidic system to study new blood vessel growth.

Second Annual Manufacturing Day Schedule Announced
August 5, 2013

After a successful initial celebration last year, the next Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) has been scheduled …

Draper Aden Associates Ranks Among Best Firms to Work For
August 2, 2013

CE News and Structural Engineer magazine, a ZweigWhite publication, annually recognizes firms for their ability to inspire their teams to perform at the highest levels.

Nuclear Reactors Modeled on Supercomputers
August 1, 2013

The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors scientists have completed the first full-scale simulation of an operating nuclear reactor.

Agreement Reached to Transfer Tyrannosaurus rex Skeleton
August 1, 2013

The Smithsonian announced it has reached a 50-year loan agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to transfer a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton for display in the museum’s new dinosaur hall.

Fabric That Drains Away Sweat
August 1, 2013

Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat are being developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis.

Slow Bow Shock Predicted
August 1, 2013

New research supports the idea that the sun, like a boat moving through water, forms a crescent-shaped shockwave as it moves through interstellar gas.

ASFE to Host Webinar on Gaining Referrals
July 31, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, “Gaining Referrals: Their Worth; Gaining More of Them.”

Long-buried Seawall Protected Homes from Hurricane Sandy
July 31, 2013

A relatively small coastal obstacle reduced potential wave loads by a factor of two.

Construction Underway on New College Institute in Martinsville, Virginia
July 30, 2013

Dewberry is serving as the architect and engineer for the first new building to be built specifically for NCI’s campus.

Virginia Tech to Award Graduate Degrees in Nuclear Engineering
July 29, 2013

Entities in Virginia and across the nation need to hire nuclear engineers who can meet the nation’s present and future energy needs.

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