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Stantec to Lead Old Sacramento Waterfront Revitalization Effort

September 12, 2019 - in Land Development, News

Sacramento, CA - In an exciting move to revitalize the beloved Old Sacramento Waterfront, the City of Sacramento recently announced plans to reimagine the City’s historic business district and its riverfront. Stantec—a global architecture, engineering,…

Construction to Start on “One of the Most Ambitious Affordable Housing Projects in the World”

August 30, 2019 - in Land Development, News

Vice-President says project will “enable working Ghanaians…to purchase a home”. First 6,500 of 200,000 affordable and sustainable homes to be built…

KAI Build Selected General Contractor for Half-Acre Urban Park in St. Louis City’s Historic Laclede’s Landing District

August 28, 2019 - in Land Development, News

(St. Louis, MO) The Great Rivers Greenway has selected KAI Build as the general contractor for The Katherine Ward Burg Garden project, the first step…

SCISYS Enables Welsh Government to Transform Common Land and Town or Village Greens Registers in Wales

August 21, 2019 - in Land Development, News

Chippenham, Wilts, UK – Following a competitive procurement exercise SCISYS UK Ltd., has been chosen as the Welsh Government’s preferred software supplier to enable the on-going implementation of the Commons Act 2006. The SCISYS software will enable the…

Video: Magnitude 7.1 Ridgecrest Earthquake

Structural engineers from Miyamoto International conducted earthquake reconnaissance in the Searles Valley immediately after California’s magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes on July 4 and 5. From an engineering perspective, Ridgecrest and Trona, the small…

It’s Official: Louisiana is Sinking

July 17, 2019 - in Land Development, News

BATON ROUGE, LA - Louisiana is officially sinking. It has been 29 years since the National Geodetic Survey measured the state’s subsidence. After completing four absolute gravity observations this past year, with the help of LSU’s Center for GeoInformatics…

Video: National Building Museum: Lawn Construction Time-Lapse

Summer is here, which also means the arrival of the National Building Museum's 2019 Summer Block Party installation, Lawn. Watch construction for the fun exhibit in Washington, DC, with EarthCam's 4K time-lapse movie. Watch as the 30,000 square foot immersive…

Propex Geosolutions Receives Carbon Footprint Verification for PYRAMAT 75 HPTRM

Chattanooga, Tenn. (July 1, 2019) – Propex GeoSolutions recently became the first High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat (HPTRM) manufacturer to verify the carbon footprint of its erosion control solutions. The cradle-to-grave carbon footprint of PYRAMAT®…

New ASCE Report Promotes Understanding of Subsurface Utility Engineering

June 28, 2019 - in Land Development, News

Reston, Va. – Subsurface utility engineering (SUE) is ideally knowing as much about a subsurface project prior to starting the design process; incorporating technology to identify, characterize, and map underground utility facilities. ASCE’s new book,…

USGS Research Helps Identify Impacts to Amphibians in the Prairie Pothole Region from Historic Oil and Gas Production

Advancements in wastewater disposal practices in recent years have greatly reduced ecological risks from oil and gas development, but impacts at some previous energy production sites still persist. Recent USGS research, however, may help prioritize some mitigation…