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Registration Opens For 2013 Energy and Sustainability Conference
October 11, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), a leader in sustainability, is excited to host the first business and sustainability conference in Virginia!

ASCC 2011 Safety Awards Announced
October 11, 2012

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2011 were recognized by the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)…

Innovative Safety Standard Now Available From ASSE
October 10, 2012

The newly revised ANSI Z10-2012 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Standard (OHSMS) is now available through the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

Golf Tournament Proceeds Donated to ODU
October 10, 2012

GET Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce its 6th year of support to the Engineering Department of Old Dominion University by organizing a golf tournament…

Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference Announced
October 9, 2012

The Applied Technology Council (ATC) and the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are joining together to present …

ASSE Offers Protection Tips During 2012 Fire Prevention Week
October 9, 2012

Morgantown, W. Virginia Fire Department Chief Mark Caravasos reminded several college students recently that fires are not like the ones shown in the movies.

McKesson Corp. To Expand Operations In Frederick County
October 8, 2012

According to company news releases and reports from Gov. McDonnell’s office, McKesson Corp., a health care services and IT company, will invest $36.9 million …

Proposals Seek To Reduce Risk Of Offshore Wind Projects
October 8, 2012

As part of an overall effort to significantly reduce risks associated with anticipated offshore wind projects, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is proposing …

College Welcomes Donated Robotic Arm and New Instructor
October 5, 2012

Eastern WV Community and Technical College got not only a shot in the arm, but a whole arm itself recently, as a local manufacturer donated a major piece of teaching equipment…

Converting State Fleet To Alternate Fuel Usage Progresses
October 5, 2012

Gov. Bob McDonnell, using the recent Governor’s Conference on Energy as a backdrop, has announced ongoing developments …

Doswell Plant Finds New Life
October 4, 2012

The former Xteriors Hardscapes facility in Doswell, Va., closed since May, has found new life as a new partnership …

Registration Opens For ACPA's 49th Annual Meeting
October 4, 2012

The American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) is encouraging members and other guests to register as soon as possible for Association’s 49th Annual Meeting.

MBP Earns Third Place Award for Healthiest Midsize Company
October 3, 2012

MBP is pleased to announce the firm has earned third place for the second consecutive year for the Greater Washington Healthiest Employer Award…

New Guideline Focuses on Smoke Control System Commissioning
October 3, 2012

ASHRAE has added to its suite of commissioning guidance to ensure buildings and systems operate as intended with a new guideline on commissioning for smoke control systems.

System Developed To Analyze Construction Projects Progress
October 2, 2012

Mani Golparvar-Fard, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, has developed an augmented reality modeling system that automatically analyzes physical progress on large-scale construction projects.

Tornado/Hurricane Shelter Panels Successfully Tested
October 1, 2012

Panels for a new high-tech shelter created at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have passed the National Storm Shelter Association’s (NSSA) tornado threat test.

Is It Higgs Boson?
October 1, 2012

This summer, University of Chicago particle physicists and their colleagues at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva announced that their experiments revealed a new particle…

Mechanical Engineering Profession’s Future Studied
October 1, 2012

As the world’s population nears seven-billion people, mechanical engineers will play a major role in meeting global challenges according to a research study…

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Adds New Topics For 2013
September 28, 2012

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing will return to its new home in Baltimore, Maryland, next spring with more than 60 technical conferences focused on imaging, sensors, lasers and related topics.

Harvest Foundation Announces Challenge Grant
September 28, 2012

The Harvest Foundation has announced that it is awarding an $8 million challenge grant to the …

Lighting Quality Requirements Proposed for Green Building Standard
September 27, 2012

Lighting requirements to enhance productivity and comfort of occupants have been proposed for a green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

ASSE Supports Recomendation To Update Safety Program
September 27, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on its recently released ‘Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Review’ report…

SME Releases Manufacturing Education Strategy
September 26, 2012

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) recently put forth a national action plan: “Workforce Imperative: A Manufacturing Education Strategy,” at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show…

ACPA Announces Fall 2012 Meganars and Webinars
September 26, 2012

The American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) announces their Meganars and Webinars for fall 2012.


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