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UVIG Announces 2017 Ross Newlin Annual Achievement Award Recipient

March 31, 2017 - in Awards, Events

RESTON, VA  ─ The Utility Variable-Integration Group (UVIG) announced Bob Young as the recipient of the 2017 Ross Newlin Annual Achievement Award for Variable-Generation Plant Operations and Maintenance. In 2012, the UVIG Board of Directors approved a resolution…

Inspection and Construction Professionals Will Find Advice And Immediate Applications for Using Drones in Their Work at ASCEND Conference

March 30, 2017 - in Announcement, Events

Waukesha, WI  – The upcoming ASCEND Conference & Expo will deliver inspection and construction management professionals practical information about…

Frey Architekten’s Heidelberg Village Named Finalist in Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards

March 30, 2017 - in Awards

Freiburg —Fast Company has named Frey Architekten’s Heidelberg Village one of the finalists for its premiere World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor…

Awardees Announced for USDOT’s SBIR FY17.1 Solicitation

March 29, 2017 - in Awards

America’s small businesses continue to help the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) address some of the nation’s biggest transportation challenges through the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. On March 20, the US…

Skoll Foundation Announces 2017 Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

March 28, 2017 - in Awards, Events, Featured

PALO ALTO, California — Kicking off next week’s 14th Annual Skoll World Forum, the Skoll Foundation announced the four recipients of the 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The Skoll Awards distinguish transformative leaders whose organizations…

Oldcastle Precast Earns Top Safety Awards from National Precast Concrete Association

March 24, 2017 - in Awards, Buildings, Events

LITTLETON, Colo. – Oldcastle Precast plants based in Newnan, Ga. and Concord, N.C. received Safety Hall of Fame Awards from the National Precast Concrete Association at The Precast Show 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio. The award, given for the first time this year,…

World’s Smartest Cities Turn Attention to Adelaide

March 23, 2017 - in Events

SOME of the world’s most influential smart tech innovators will converge on Adelaide to develop key strategies and strengthen inter-city collaborations. The second annual Australian Smart Communities Conference (ASCC) will take place in South Australia’s…

USDOT Names Small Business Innovation Research Program Awards Recipients

March 23, 2017 - in Awards, Events

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that fourteen (14) U.S. Small Businesses will receive a total of $1,958,373.00 in Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) awards.  Each year, the SBIR program taps into the power…

Atlas Copco Honors World Water Day

March 22, 2017 - in Drinking water, Events, Water

Stockholm, Sweden, March 22, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, today honors World Water Day and stresses the immense global need for clean drinking water.   More than 660 million people live without safe water supply…

Stephen McCaffrey, Trailblazer in International Water Law, Wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

March 22, 2017 - in Awards, News, People, Water

Stephen McCaffrey, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in Sacramento, California, is the single most respected authority on International Water Law. His work continues to influence scholars, legal practitioners…