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Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future…

Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center Wins Design Award

September 7, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Chicago, IL – The Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center in Little Rock, Ark., has earned national recognition in the 2016…

AECOM and the University of Salford Announce New Research Partnership

August 16, 2016 - in Uncategorized

16 August 2016 - Global infrastructure services firm AECOM and the University of Salford have today launched a new research partnership with the aim of…

New Leadership Strengthens Michael Baker International’s Commitment to Growth and Client Service in the Fast-Growing Orlando Region

August 12, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Orlando, Fla. - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today named Jeff Messenger, P.E.,  as office executive for the company’s Lake Mary/Orlando office, which serves as the base of operations for…

Black & Veatch Takes on Innovative South African Waste-to-Energy Project

August 3, 2016 - in Energy, News, Renewables, Uncategorized

Johannesburg, South Africa/Overland Park, Kansas – Black & Veatch was selected by MBHE African Power (PTY) Ltd, a local renewable energy developer, to provide technical assistance for the country’s first waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The energy plant…

New Tool Calculates Emissions Impacts, Energy Benefits from Smart Grid Investments

July 15, 2016 - in Uncategorized

RICHLAND, Wash. – "Smart grid" technologies significantly reduce greenhouse gases and other emissions resulting from power production and usage. Taken together, smart grid and intelligent buildings mechanisms could reduce national carbon emissions by 12…

FAU’s I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials Partner on Novel Sensors for Heating, Ventilation and AC Applications

July 14, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Just as the summer is heating up, Florida Atlantic University’s Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE) and Dioxide Materials™ have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless…

Strut Efficiency-Based Design for Concrete Deep Beams Reinforced with FRP Bars

July 14, 2016 - in Uncategorized

In practice, concrete deep beams are commonly used when designing transfer girders or bridge bents (Photo 1). These elements are exposed to aggressive environments in northern climates, which cause the steel bars to corrode. So, researchers have examined the…

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Track Announced for PWX Conference 2016

June 29, 2016 - in Uncategorized

KANSAS CITY, MO. –  The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced today that a major component of its PWX annual conference during August 27-31, 2016 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN will be dedicated to Sustainability in…

Frasier Selects Pinkard Construction as Construction Manager/General Contractor for Campus Expansion

June 27, 2016 - in Uncategorized

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Frasier has awarded construction of their campus expansion to construction manager/general contractor Pinkard Construction Company. The expansion will be a 200,000 square foot renovation and addition to the 530,000 square foot, 20-acre…