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Milliken & Company Announces Leadership Transition

August 21, 2018 - in News, People

Milliken Names Halsey Cook as Next President and CEO, Effective September 1   SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Milliken & Company’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Halsey M. Cook Jr. as president and CEO effective September…

Predict: Greenbyte Energy Cloud’s New Feature Identifies Wind Component Failures Before They Occur

August 21, 2018 - in News, Products, Technology

Up to 30% of the life-cycle cost of wind farms is due to wind turbine component failures and maintenance. Predict, Greenbyte Energy Cloud’s new innovative…

Central Concrete Adopts CarbonCure Technology, Further Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Concrete

August 21, 2018 - in News

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 - Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc. ("Central Concrete"), a northern California business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc.…

Jennifer Homendy Sworn in as NTSB Board Member

August 21, 2018 - in News, People

WASHINGTON  — Jennifer Homendy was sworn in Monday as a board member of the National Transportation Safety Board during a brief ceremony at NTSB headquarters. The addition of Homendy means the agency now has all five board member positions filled. The…

Brookings Institution: View Infrastructure as an ‘Economic Anchor’

August 20, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

Political leadership at the local level should be encouraged to view infrastructure projects ranging from water treatment plants, power plants, seaports, airports, to transit networks in both large cities and rural areas alike as “key economic anchors,”…

GHSA Report Examines ‘Human Interaction’ Issues with CAVs

August 20, 2018 - in News

A new 41-page report on connected-autonomous vehicles or CAVs by the Governors Highway Safety Association and funded by insurance company State Farm discerned several “human-interaction” issues with the technology in the near future. Authored by Dr. Jim…

Finding the Future Workforce for State DOTs Becoming Tougher

August 20, 2018 - in News

With the unemployment rate hitting an 18-year low of 4 percent this July and “Baby Boom” generation workers now retiring at roughly 10,000 per day, industries across the United States are finding it harder to recruit and retain workers. A study released…

ALDOT Honors 4 Employees for Response to Wreck

August 20, 2018 - in Awards, News, People

Four Alabama Department of Transportation employees were recognized by the department today “for their quick and selfless response” during a fiery tractor-trailer crash July 26 on Interstate 65 in Limestone County. Alabama Welcome Center staff members…

DelDOT Announces New DMV Director

August 20, 2018 - in News, People

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan has announced today that Jana Simpler has been hired as the new DMV Director and will join the Department on September 4, 2018. Jana is currently the Director of the Delaware Office of…

Infrastructure Projects in the U.S. Named as Finalists in Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards Program

August 20, 2018 - in Awards, Events, News

EXTON, Pa., – August 20, 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, has announced five infrastructure projects in the U.S. as finalists in Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure…