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FIU Launches Sea Level Solutions Center

August 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

MIAMI, Aug. 26, 2015—With rising seas threatening coastal communities all across the world, FIU has launched the Sea Level Solutions Center to help people understand, adapt and persevere. FIU ecologist Tiffany Troxler will serve as director. The center…

Resilience AmeriCorps Announces Ten Cities for Its Pilot Program to Support Communities in Building Capacity and Technical Support for Climate Resilience

August 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Building on the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS) and Federal partners, along with The Rockefeller…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Selects Michael Baker International to Build, Design Secure Spaces for U.S. Governmental Agencies

August 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 17, 2015—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, consulting, planning, secure construction, technical and professional…

Maui County, Hawaii, Selects EnerGov Planning, Regulatory and Maintenance Platform from Tyler Technologies

August 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

PLANO, Texas—Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) has signed an agreement with Maui County, Hawaii, for Tyler’s EnerGov planning, regulatory and maintenance platform. The agreement includes software licenses, implementation, project management and support.…

World Design Capital 2018 Shortlisted Cities Announced

July 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Montreal, Canada, July 28, 2015—The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) today announced that the design-effective cities of Curitiba (Brazil) and Mexico City (Mexico) have been shortlisted to become World Design Capital 2018.…

Los Angeles Department of Transportation Empowers Smart Communities with Esri Web Map

Redlands, Calif., July 7, 2015—A new public web map, built on the Esri ArcGIS platform, shows how the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) is empowering smart communities and transforming its streets through spatially strategic investments.…

Trimble TILOS Version 9.0 Offers Enhanced Linear Construction Project Visualization and Improved Integration

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today TILOS version 9.0 time and location planning software for highways, railways, pipelines, tunnels, water engineering, transmission line construction and other linear civil engineering…

Thames Hub Airport – Reaction to the Airports Commission Final Report

July 1, 2015 - in Planning, Projects

July 1, 2015—The only long-term answer to the question posed to the Airports Commission, "how do we maintain our global aviation hub status" is a brand new 4-runway 24 hour airport to the east of the capital, the Thames Hub. It is a bold, flexible, future-proof…

Mayors of Phoenix and Blacksburg (VA) Win 1st Place for Local Climate Protection Efforts

June 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2015 —Phoenix and Blacksburg, VA are the nation's top winners in the 2015 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Walmart. The winners were announced today during the…

HR Wallingford Appointed to Support Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

June 11, 2015—The UK government has given the go-ahead to a £1 billion project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has given planning consent to Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) to build the…