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Mirrors Make Solar Energy Cost Competitive
May 3, 2013

Ranga Pitchumani of Virginia Tech was invited to direct the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) program for the SunShot Initiative towards its ambitious goals.

Leaders of the Profession to Keynote SFPE 2013 Annual Meeting
May 3, 2013

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) will host its 2013 Annual Meeting on October 27 to November 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

The Project Management Masters Certification Program Announced
May 2, 2013

The Project Management Masters Certification Program will be offered May 14 – 17, 2013 at University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia.

Nanofoams Provide Protection
May 1, 2013

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego are developing nanofoams that could be used for structural protection.

Plant Completes Upgrades
May 1, 2013

Two major design-build projects have recently been completed at the Noman M. Cole, Jr., Pollution Control Plant (NCPCP) in Lorton, Virginia.

Virginia 2011 Chemical Release Report
May 1, 2013

Virginia industries reported that chemicals released on-site at their facilities decreased by 12.7 percent in 2011.

Plasma Device Developed
May 1, 2013

University of Missouri (MU) engineer Randy Curry and his team have developed a method of creating and controlling plasma that could revolutionize American energy generation and storage.

Houghtaling Completes Norfolk Hospital Boiler Installation
April 30, 2013

Houghtaling and Associates, Inc. has completed the boiler room equipment supply, installation and start-up for the Sentara Leigh Hospital Campus Redesign project.

AREVA Expands Military Veteran Hiring Campaign
April 30, 2013

AREVA has initiated an outreach campaign to increase the number of overall U.S. military veterans hired.

Solar Water Heating Standard Initiative Announced
April 29, 2013

The International Code Council has announced a call to develop new Solar Rating and Certification Corporation standards.

ACPA Set Online Seminar on Dowel Alignment
April 26, 2013

Register for the upcoming ACPA webinar, titled, “What You Should Know About ACPA’s New Dowel Alignment Specification and Dowel Alignment .”

ASFE to Host Webinar on Professional Liability Insurance
April 26, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, Understanding Professional Liability Insurance.

VCU Engineering Students Win Dominion Enterprises Hackathon
April 25, 2013

A team of computer science students at Virginia Commonwealth University recently prevailed over student teams from around the state in a software development and design competition.

ACPA Set Online Seminar on Bonded Concrete Overlays
April 24, 2013

Register for the upcoming ACPA webinar, titled, “Perspectives on Building Quality Bonded Concrete Overlays on Asphalt Pavements.”

2rw Consultants Projects Featured in National Building Museum
April 24, 2013

2rw Consultants is proud to have two of its projects featured in the Green Schools exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

ASFE to Host Webinar on Meeting Minutes
April 23, 2013

John P. Bachner, Executive Vice President, ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association will lead a webinar titled, Meeting Minutes.

ICC Expands Online Offerings with ASTM Standards
April 23, 2013

The International Code Council is collaborating with key standards developers and organizations to make the vast array of construction industry safety standards available to the building industry on the ICC website.

Va Tech Researcher to Present Earthquake Study Results
April 22, 2013

A senior majoring in civil engineering at Virginia Tech was selected to present her research at Posters on the Hill.

Virginia Tech Researcher Studies Quieter Roads
April 19, 2013

A Virginia Tech graduate student researched the use of alternative pavement surfaces as a solution to mitigating traffic noise.

ACPA Plan April 18 Webinar on Concrete Pavement Joints
April 18, 2013

Register for the April 18 ACPA webinar, titled, “How to Design and Construct Better, Longer-Lasting Concrete Pavement Joints.”

Creating a Formula-Style Race Car from the Ground Up
April 17, 2013

Mechanical engineers from Old Dominion University are in the midst of designing a formula style race vehicle for an international competition.

Universities Tout Success of Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program
April 16, 2013

The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) provides unique online engineering education opportunities for graduate students.

Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee Joins Clark Nexsen
April 15, 2013

The architecture firm Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee has officially joined Clark Nexsen.

Suffolk Selects MBP for Testing and Inspection Services
April 15, 2013

MBP bis pleased to announce that the City of Suffolk has selected the firm to provide testing and inspection services for its upcoming construction projects.

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