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Precast Concrete Stadium Components used to Construct New Ice Hockey Arena at Colgate University

HAMILTON, N.Y., July 2016—As athletic facility structures increase requirements to design and build for high performance, flexibility, functionality, and durability, architects and engineers are specifying the use of precast concrete more and more. An example,…

ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council Announces the Release of Two Research Products

Farmington Hills, Mich., July 15, 2016—The Concrete Research Council (CRC), a subsidiary of the ACI Foundation, is pleased to announce two new research…

Dallas Independent School District Awards AECOM Third Consecutive Program Management Contract

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2016 — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced that the Dallas Independent School District’s…

PHMSA Awards Nearly $1.5M in Grants for State Damage Prevention Programs

July 15, 2016 - in Financial, Pipelines

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced nearly $1.5 million in grants to 18 states to support pipeline damage prevention. Awarded annually, the grants are used to strengthen…

Virginia Receives Top Honors for SMART SCALE Transportation Prioritization Process

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Smart Scale, Virginia’s data-driven prioritization process to fund the right transportation projects that generate the greatest benefit for taxpayers, received the State Transformation in Action…

IMAGINiT Technologies Presents Sessions and Sponsors the 2016 Autodesk Revit Software Technology Conference

July 15, 2016 - in Announcement, Corporate

OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 13, 2016 — Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, today announced that three experts from its IMAGINiT Technologiesdivision…

Bioreactor Trenches Improve Water Quality

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Water quality scientist Laura Christianson is working on a solution to the “dead zone”—an area with dangerously low levels of oxygen— in the Gulf of Mexico. Christianson lives over a thousand miles north of the Gulf in Illinois. But human activity…

To Save Water on Lawns, Throw Some Shade

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Water

How much water does your lawn really need? A University of Utah study re-evaluated lawn watering recommendations by measuring water use by lawns in Los Angeles. The standard model of turfgrass water needs, they found, lacked precision in some common urban…

A Giant Quake May Lurk Under Bangladesh and Beyond

July 14, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate

A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie the world's largest river delta. They estimate that at least…

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…