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Class of Your Own Announces School Curriculum Partnership with Bentley Systems

October 24, 2019 - in Featured, News, People

  Winners of the 2019 Future Infrastructure Challenge: DEC Hyperloop is the Drummond Community High School Team (Alizah Mughal, Ryan Gordon, Wiktor Rauba, Faye Fulton) with Harj Dhaliwal, Managing Director Middle East & India, Virgin Hyperloop One,…

AEC Excellence Awards 2019 Winners: Nine Projects Reveal How Far We’ve Come

October 16, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

When it comes to the AEC industry, projects come in all shapes and sizes. So does the innovative use of technology—whether it’s for an arena, a bridge,…

ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

October 15, 2019 - in Featured, News

Washington, DC - The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – the association of the nation’s engineering industry – adopted an aggressive…

‘Science Gateway’ Emerges from Former Naval Compound

October 11, 2019 - in Articles, Featured

Maryland’s Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center opened in August 2019. The hospital cost $400 million and will include 180 private patient rooms. Image Courtesy of Adventist HealthCare A new hospital in Maryland’s Montgomery County is part of…

Video: How to Restore an Earthquake-Destroyed UNESCO Heritage Palace

October 2, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Video

Originally built in 1908, Gaddi Baithak reflects the influence that European architecture had on Nepal at that time. Primarily composed of brick with alternating mud and lime mortar layers, the building includes a double-height great hall with timber trusses,…

Engineers Mull Cause of Bridge Collapse

October 2, 2019 - in Bridges, Featured, News

The Nanfangao Bridge in Yilan County’s Suao Township is pictured after the bridge collapsed yesterday morning. Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times   Yesterday’s collapse of the Nanfangao Bridge (南方澳橋) in Yilan County might have been due to rusted…

50-State Scorecard Reveals States Are Ramping Up Clean Energy

October 1, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

Washington, DC — A rising number of states are showing US leadership on clean energy by adopting ambitious goals and energy-saving rules for buildings, appliances, and vehicles, according to the 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, released today by…

U.S. Department of Transportation Overhauls Century-Old Rule

September 30, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published an updated federal rule to give states more flexibility and choice in which products or services can be used on federally funded highway projects.…

New Construction Report Reveals the “Data Ownership Battle” Between Project Owners and Contractors

September 25, 2019 - in Featured, News, Technology

Both Owners and Contractors Recognize the Advantages of a Connected Platform that Integrates Data for Construction   New York – September 25, 2019 – A ground-breaking new study by Dodge Data & Analytics in collaboration with construction technology…

Duke Energy — America’s Largest Utility — Sets Net-Zero Climate Goal

September 19, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

BERKELEY, CA— Duke Energy, the largest U.S. power utility, announced today a major commitment to address climate change by setting a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with an interim target of 50 percent carbon emission reductions by 2030. …