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USAID and NASA Award Tetra Tech Geospatial Technology Contract in West Africa

PASADENA, Calif., Jul. 18, 2016—Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the award of a $13-million, single-award contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)…

New Wichita State Virtual Reality Cave Uses Cutting-Edge Technology

Nestled in a nondescript room in Wichita State’s MESA Building is something known simply as “the Cave.” It doesn’t look like much – that is,…

Woolpert Hires New Human Resources Director

July 18, 2016 - in People

DAYTON, Ohio, July 18, 2016 — Woolpert has hired Shanda McKinney as its new human resources director. McKinney will replace Jackie Harding, who will…

Lisa Woods Joins HNTB as Senior Project Manager

July 15, 2016 - in People, Transportation

ATLANTA, July 14, 2016—Lisa Woods, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project manager. She is based in the firm’s Atlanta office. Woods has more than 15 years of industry experience encompassing bridge design, project management, and quality assurance…

Supporting the Green Energy Transition at Colleges

July 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Colleges across North America are looking to convert their steam systems to hot water district energy. Advantages include an optimised and flexible system, energy savings, a higher degree of efficiency and better possibilities of integrating renewable energy…

Michael Drennan to Manage Watershed Management Projects in California

July 15, 2016 - in People, Water

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Michael Drennan has been named a vice president in the Los Angeles office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization. In his new position as a technical director for watershed management,…

New Arup Exhibition Explores Concrete

July 15, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate

Arup’s latest exhibition 'Concrete Inspirations' celebrates the innovative use of reinforced concrete in architecture, art and engineering. The exhibition focuses on two of Arup’s most interesting projects from the founding years of the firm in the late…

Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Brian Jecker

July 15, 2016 - in People

Dewberry has announced the promotion of Brian Jecker, PE, DBIA, to associate vice president and business unit manager in the firm's New Haven, Connecticut, office. In his new position, Jecker will be responsible for management of the office's daily operations…

Fluor Awarded Maintenance Alliance Contract for Power Plants in Georgia and Alabama

July 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy

IRVING, Texas—Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a five-year maintenance alliance contract with a Southern Company subsidiary for its North Georgia and Alabama Coastal power generation facilities. These six fossil-fuel power…

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…