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O’Hare Unveils a $1.3 billion Infrastructure Plan

February 2, 2016 - in Construction, Projects

CHICAGO, February 1, 2016—Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago, U.S. Senators Durbin and Kirk, representatives from United and American Airlines, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday announced a nearly $1.3 billion infrastructure…

New Pipeline Projects Will Move More Natural Gas from Northeast Producing Areas

January 28, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Oil & Gas

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s ( www.eia.gov ) new “Today in Energy” brief looks at the new pipeline capacity that will move more…

Conowingo Dam Above 90 Percent Capacity For Sediment Storage

February 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

The Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River is at about 92 percent capacity for sediment storage according to new U.S. Geological Survey research. Since…

The Business Case for a Resilient City

September 3, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Resilience – the ability to withstand, bounce back from, and emerge stronger from shocks and stresses – is a trait that cities can learn. Resilient systems have five components, in good times and times of stress: the capacity for robust feedback loops…

Outgoing FCC Chairman Suggests Private Network Support in Emergency Situations

June 7, 2013 - in Emergency

As the Boston Marathon bombings unfolded, thousands of anxious people in the region pulled out their mobile phones to connect with friends and family—and found that calls couldn’t be placed or received. Rumors that officials had shut down these mobile…