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Thames Water Lee Tunnel Recognized as London’s Greatest Contribution, Second Time Counting

July 20, 2016 - in Construction

DENVER, July 20, 2016 — The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) recently awarded the Thames Water Lee Tunnel its Greatest Contribution to London Award, one of London's highest engineering awards for raising the bar on innovation, health and safety, community…

Survey of 23 States Shows $1 billion Spent, 8 Million Work Hours Logged and Six Million Tons of Salt Used to Battle Winter Weather

May 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON - According to a first of its kind "Winter Maintenance Operations Survey" conducted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

Iowa State Engineers Developing Pavement Technologies to Clear Snow and Ice From Runways

March 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

AMES, Iowa, March 3, 2015—Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa…

Roadside Sensors Detect Conditions through Infrared

August 12, 2014 - in Maintenance, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Scottish engineering firm Findlay Irvine is hoping for sales growth at home and abroad as it embarks on field tests of a novel sensor product that monitors the conditions of roads and runways. Findlay Irvine has been developing a prototype with backing…

Jane Smallman to Join the ICE Council

July 30, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

HR Wallingford’s Managing Director, Dr Jane Smallman, is to be appointed to the Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The results of the 2014 ICE Council Elections were announced this month following a poll of the Institution’s international…

North Vancouver Adds Road Sensors to Deal with Slick Weather

January 27, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

The District of North Vancouver is hoping innovative technology will help combat some of its slick winter roads. Road condition sensors, installed this year at the intersection of Ross Road and Mountain Highway in Lynn Valley, use infrared technology to measure…