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NEWS ARCHIVE
Tencarva Machinery Company Ranks 42nd In 2012 ‘Big 50’ List
October 16, 2012

Tencarva Machinery Company, a distributor of pumps and pumping systems, fluid handling systems and related products, with a Richmond Area Branch Office, ranked 42nd in the 2012 “Big 50” list…

National Electrical Code® Officially Recognized By ICC
October 16, 2012

The International Code Council has designated NFPA 70®, the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) as the electrical code for use with the ICC’s International Family of Codes or “I-Codes.”

Marine Energy Technology Symposium Issues Call for Papers
October 15, 2012

The Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference (GMREC) is honored to host the inaugural Marine Energy Technology Symposium.

2012 NASA Technology Days Scheduled
October 12, 2012

NASA Technology Days, a three-day public technology showcase, will take place at the Cleveland Public Auditorium and Conference Center Nov. 28th-30th.

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…

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 …

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…


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