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Creating Smart Water Networks: Sensors and Models Add Intelligence to American Water’s Distribution Systems

August 22, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

American Water manages an impressive network of more than 49,000 miles of watermains and collection pipes that serve 15 million people in 47 states. The company is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility…

Red Rocks Revealed: High-Resolution Drone-Collected Model Aids Understanding

August 2, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park is one of the premiere concert venues in the world and one of the “crown jewels” of Denver Parks and Recreation’s…

Oversite: What Do We Learn from Sensors?

August 1, 2016 - in Column

The engineering mind may answer the title question with details on what each specific sensor is tuned to measure, along with figures from specification…

Civil Maps Closes Seed Funding Round Led by Ford, Motus Ventures

ALBANY, Calif.—Civil Maps, provider of 3D mapping technology for fully autonomous vehicles, today announced it raised a $6.6 million seed funding round. The round was led by Motus Ventures and includes investment from Ford Motor Company, Wicklow Capital,…

KBR Awarded Multiple Global Defense Contracts

July 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Modeling

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a string of defense contract awards, further boosting its global Government Services business which, with the recent acquisition of now-KBRwyle, spans the full spectrum of the life-cycle of aerospace…

Cardno-Designed Stormwater Structure Withstands Wild Weather

July 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Stormwater

When a heavy storm struck Sydney on the first weekend in June, huge waves and king tides resulted in erosion of the beach and damage to properties at Collaroy. During this event, a stormwater pipe designed by Cardno escaped damage, one of the few structures…

Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Sabal Palms Plaza

Sarasota, Fla. , July 2016 – City Commissioner Suzanne Atwell, City Manager Tom Barwin and Deputy City Manager Marlin Brown joined Gilbane Building Company along with Sabal Palm Bank and Red Property Management to celebrate the much-anticipated ground breaking…

Jacobs Completes Sale of Its Jacobs France Business to NOX SARL

July 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

PASADENA, Calif.—Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has entered a share purchase agreement (SPA) to transfer operations within its Jacobs France subsidiary to NOX SARL in France. The transaction value was not disclosed, and was settled…

Construction Begins on Long Beach Civic Center

July 18, 2016 - in Buildings, Projects

The City of Long Beach recently broke ground for a $533 million Civic Center to be built in a public-private partnership. The milestone marks the beginning of a development that will bring tremendous economic benefits to the Southern California community,…

Tom Hellwig Named Director of Denver Regional Aviation with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

DENVER, Colo.— Tom Hellwig has been appointed director of Denver regional aviation with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. Mr. Hellwig will be responsible for client relationship management, business…