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Community College Awards Construction Management Contract
September 21, 2012

Heery International, an affiliated company of Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been awarded a third …

Furniture Assembler Plans Location in Danville Area
September 20, 2012

According to City of Danville and Pittsylvania County economic development officials, GOK International, a Chinese furniture assembler, is planning …

ASSE Foundation Garners Key CFC, Guidestar Recognition
September 19, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation was recently accepted into the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity campaign to receive donations, and, given ‘Valued Partner’ status by Guidestar.

Pennoni Associates Acquires AGS, LLC
September 19, 2012

Pennoni Associates is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of AGS, LLC, (AGS) an MEP design and engineering firm based in Arlington, Virginia.

Fire-Lite Alarms Launches Online Series of Training
September 18, 2012

Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell has launched an online series of free, nationally-accredited fire alarm trainings…

RJEC Announces Membership Social Event
September 18, 2012

The Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council (RJEC) will hold its annual membership social at the Science Museum of Virginia on …

VCU School of Business Hosts 22nd Real Estate Trends Conference
September 17, 2012

Leading industry experts will deliver real estate forecasts and other insights at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business’ 22nd annual Real Estate Trends Conference next month.

Systems Engineering Guide Now Available
September 17, 2012

The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government, has published its 500-plus page ….

Regional Infrastructure Forum in Richmond, VA
September 14, 2012

Building America’s Future recently announced a policy forum focused on the importance of strategic and long-term infrastructure investment…

AHRI Responds to R-22 Smuggling Reports
September 13, 2012

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) President and CEO Stephen Yurek has issued a response to what he termed “several inaccuracies” in a …

Transformation at Rocketts Landing
September 13, 2012

Virginia-based architecture/engineering (A/E) firm, H&A Architects & Engineers (H&A), is transforming new space while embracing the spirit of the original warehouse building …

NSF Award To Help Improve the Efficiency of DNA Fabrication
September 11, 2012

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year $999,531 grant to Virginia Tech to optimize the laboratory processes used to make custom DNA molecules with the tools and methods of industrial engineering.

Projects Receive National Illumination Awards of Merit
September 10, 2012

Clark Nexsen, is pleased to announce that their lighting designs for the Support Facilities Warrior Transition Unit – Building 62 in Bethesda, Maryland and the UNCG HHP Locker Room Renovation in Greensboro, North Carolina have just received…

ASFE Schedules 2012 Fall Meeting
September 7, 2012

Join your ASFE colleagues and friends at the best-located hotel in Denver (the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel) for the 2012 Fall Meeting.

JES Offers Free Seminar About Foundation Systems
September 7, 2012

A free training seminar, an “Introduction to Helical Foundation Systems, Helical Soil Nails & Push Piers” will be offered in early October for …

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Held Change of Command Ceremony
September 6, 2012

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic held change of command ceremony onboard Naval Station Norfolk August 24th.

LFI 2013 Call for Speakers Opens
September 5, 2012

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) 2013 Call for Speakers opened recently for the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.

New Distribution Center Coming To Hanover County
September 5, 2012

North Bergen, N.J.-based The Vitamin Shoppe Inc., a national nutritional products retailer and marketer, has announced that it is committing $39.4 million

Engineers To Add Arms and Hands to UAVs
September 4, 2012

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), such as those used by the military for surveillance and reconnaissance, could be getting a hand –and an arm…

STEM Degrees Pay Big For Some College Students
September 4, 2012

Minority college students who major in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – earn at least 25 percent more than their peers…

Rising Salaries For Engineers
September 4, 2012

Good news for engineers on the salary front: on average, base salaries rose three percent from last year.

Plan For Regional Power Line Terminated
August 31, 2012

A plan by PJM Interconnection, a regional power-grid planner, to construct a $2 billion regional power transmission line

New Report Forecasts Higher Energy Costs From PSEC Project
August 30, 2012

According to a major new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), higher utility bills for 2.5 million ratepayers in eight states …

Engineering Solutions Firm Receives Numerous Awards
August 30, 2012

Virginia Beach-based JES, a leading engineering solutions company, has received numerous awards at the ….

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