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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…

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…

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…

Volunteers from Across South Carolina to Clean Ditches in Flood-Ravaged Nichols, Thanks to Governor, Floodwater Commission

NICHOLS, S.C. — The population of Nichols, S.C., is expected to at least double Saturday as volunteers from across the state continue to sign up to help clean ditches and improve the town’s drainage system after two hurricanes in three years caused catastrophic…

Rebuilding Challenges Impacting Mexico Beach a Warning for all Floridians Facing Hurricane Season

(Clearwater, Fl) June 12, 2019 – Last year Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach in the panhandle of Florida. In the aftermath of the hurricane's shocking impact, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared the city "wiped…

Epiroc Presents 6th Sense, a Game Changer for Smarter Mining and Infrastructure Operations

Stockholm, Sweden: Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, presents 6th Sense, a new approach that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance.  There is a growing need for the…

Massive Power Station Revegetation Project Completed in Australia

Drenching rains are helping an arid zone revegetation project in South Australia burst to life after almost a year of harsh, dry weather. Rehabilitating a huge ash dam at a former coal-fired power plant is among the most challenging conservation projects an…

Pickard Chilton Selected to Master Plan and Design Transformative Urban Development in Stuttgart, Germany

May 10, 2019 - in Land Development, News

New Haven-based architecture firm furthers international presence through design of  sustainable, high-quality, and future-oriented urban development   (New Haven, Conn. ) – Pickard Chilton, an award-winning architecture studio best known for its…