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Renewable energy to become dominant energy source in France’s capacity mix by 2027, says GlobalData

December 11, 2019 - in Energy, News

Nuclear power, currently the dominant energy source in France, is expected to be overtaken by renewable energy by 2027. The share of renewable energy in France is expected to reach 42.9% of the country’s power mix by 2023, up from 19.9% in 2018, according…

Winners Named in 2nd Annual NOCoE TSMO Competition

December 11, 2019 - in Awards, News

Three state departments of transportation and the Houston Transtar traffic management consortium took home top honors in the second annual National Operations…

AASHTO Makes Committee Chair Appointments, Reappointments

December 11, 2019 - in News, People

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Mark Lowe, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, as…

FLIR Introduces the TG267 Thermal Camera for Electrical Professionals

December 11, 2019 - in News, Products, Technology

Thermal Camera Helps Professional Users Reduce Diagnostic Time and Expedite Repairs ARLINGTON, Va.,– FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today the FLIR TG267 thermal camera for electricians, HVAC/R technicians, building inspectors, and mechanical…

Silver Bullet Water Treatment to Feature Next Generation SMART AOP and Skid Solutions at MJBizCon That Provide Unmatched Water Management and Productivity Advantages

December 11, 2019 - in Announcement, News, Products, Technology

GOLDEN, Colo. - As an industry leader, Silver Bullet Water Treatment Company will showcase two new technology advances of its water management equipment at the MJBizCon Show from December 11-13 in Las Vegas. Highlights include…

Free, downloadable Open Source Wood 3D design objects for BIM and CAD software

December 11, 2019 - in News, Products, Technology

Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood Initiative and ProdLib, a free library of 3D design models, join forces to make the latest innovation in wood-based construction easily available to everyone. With ProdLib library, you can now download the elements available…

New ASCE Publication Provides an Outline for Incorporating Life-Cycle Concepts into Structures and Infrastructure Systems

December 11, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – Structural engineering is facing a profound change toward a life-cycle oriented design philosophy in order to address the continuously increasing societal, political, economic, and environmental demand for sustainable structural and infrastructural…

Scotland’s Edinburgh Napier University to Establish Trimble Technology Lab for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

December 11, 2019 - in News

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and EDINBURGH, Scotland — Scotland’s Edinburgh Napier University has received a gift from Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) to establish a state-of-the-art Technology Lab for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The lab will expand…

Stanley Merjan and George J. Tamaro Civil Engineering Scholarships Awarded at DFI Educational Trust Gala Fundraising Dinner

December 11, 2019 - in Awards, News, People

Hawthorne, N.J. :  The 14th Annual DFI Educational Trust Gala Fundraising Dinner took place on November 7, 2019, at Terrace On The Park in Corona, New York. The gala was attended by more than 125 guests and raised over $25,000.  Proceeds from the…

New ASCE Manual of Practice Offers Best Practices for Use of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for Utility Lines

December 10, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures, MOP 104, Second Edition, details best practices for the use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite poles and crossarms…