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Indian Minister to Receive Penn’s Top Prize in Energy Policy

October 18, 2018 - in Awards, News, People

Penn’s top energy policy award—the Carnot Prize—will be given to the Honorable Shri Piyush Goyal, India’s former minister of power and renewables and current minister of railways and coal. During his tenure, Goyal directed a fast-track effort to electrify…

ACI Announces Winners of Annual Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

October 16, 2018 - in Awards, News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 16, 2018 - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2018 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards,…

IFC’s 2018 Climate Business Forum in Vienna Aims to Scale Climate-smart Investing Across Europe and Central Asia Region

October 15, 2018 - in Events

Vienna, October 15, 2018 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will hold its annual Climate Business Forum in Vienna, Austria, October 16-17, convening…

Salk Awarded Keeping It Modern Grant by Getty Foundation

October 15, 2018 - in Awards, News

LA JOLLA—As part of its Keeping It Modern initiative, the Getty Foundation has awarded the Salk Institute a $200,000 grant to support the conservation of Salk’s celebrated concrete facades. The grant project will take place over the next five years. The…

Contractors from Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida Receive 2018 National Safety Awards

October 11, 2018 - in Awards, News

WASHINGTON - Transportation construction companies from four states were recognized for their outstanding corporate worker safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) National Convention in New York City.…

Vectorworks Shines on Construction Computing Awards Shortlist

October 10, 2018 - in Awards, News

Columbia, MD (October 10, 2018 )— Global design and BIM software solutions provider Vectorworks, Inc. received several nominations for this year’s Construction Computing Awards. The company itself and Vectorworks Architect were nominated for three awards,…

Tradecc Showcases 50 Years of Expertise in Construction Chemicals at World of Concrete 2019, Las Vegas

October 10, 2018 - in Announcement, Events

Antwerp (Belgium) – Tradecc nv will present its latest innovations in construction chemicals for waterproofing of construction joints, injection techniques and structural repair based on PU, acrylic and epoxy at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, United States.…

Global energy leaders convene in Milan at World Energy Week

October 10, 2018 - in Announcement, Events

The World Energy Council is excited to officially kick-off World Energy Week in Milan today where innovation, new technologies, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, will all be high on the agenda. Hosted by…

Gannett Fleming Wins National ARTBA Award

October 10, 2018 - in Awards, News

(Harrisburg, Pa.) Gannett Fleming won the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) 2018 Glass Hammer Award for its Connected Women at Gannett Fleming™ employee resource group. ARTBA gives the award to a company in the transportation…

Thornton Tomasetti’s Mostafa Mobasher Invited to Participate in Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering & Math Symposium

October 10, 2018 - in Announcement, Events, People

(New York, New York) – Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Mostafa Mobasher, Ph.D., a project engineer in the firm’s New York Wall Street office, has been invited by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences to participate…