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Governor of Massachusetts Reviews Progress on MBTA Infrastructure Investments

May 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Rail

ASHLAND – Governor Charlie Baker today visited a Keolis work site in Ashland to review the progress on infrastructure upgrades the MBTA is making as part of a larger effort the MBTA, its Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) and leadership are making…

Siemens Launching Denmark’s Largest Energy Performance Contracting Project

April 28, 2016 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Energy

Siemens has created a comprehensive energy efficiency upgrade package for a hospital near the Danish capital of Copenhagen. The energy performance contracting…

Hardware Review: Epson SureColor T5270 36-inch Color Printer

April 12, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Feature, Featured

SPECIFICATIONS Pricing Printer: $3,995 single roll; $5,995 dual roll Optional Multifunction System: $4,500 True Adobe Postscript 3 Hardware Engine: $1,199.95…

Secretary Jewell Launches Comprehensive Review of Federal Coal Program

January 15, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

WASHINGTON – Secretary Sally Jewell announced today that the Interior Department will launch a comprehensive review to identify and evaluate potential reforms to the federal coal program in order to ensure that it is properly structured to provide a fair…

Lloyd’s Register Foundation Launches its Foresight Review of Resilience Engineering

October 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Environment

Oct. 20, 2015, Freiburg, Germany—The Lloyd’s Register Foundation, the leading UK charity supporting engineering-related research and education worldwide, today launches its Foresight review of resilience engineering. Resilience describes how systems withstand,…

Bureau of Reclamation to Lead Interior Department’s Independent Review of Colorado Gold King Mine Incident

August 21, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior has asked the Bureau of Reclamation to lead Interior’s independent assessment of factors that contributed to the August 5 Gold King Mine incident in Colorado. Interior was asked to conduct the assessment by the…

Port of Seattle Reviews Designs for an Expanded International Arrivals Facility at SeaTac

The Port of Seattle is in the conceptual design phase of an expanded International Arrivals Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. With this 1970’s vintage facility in the south satellite servicing a dramatic increase in international flights,…

Steel Deck Institute Seeks Individuals to Review Upcoming 2017 Editions of Consensus Standards for Steel Deck

July 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

GLENSHAW, Pa., July 8, 2015—The Steel Deck Institute (SDI) is soliciting individuals interested in reviewing the upcoming 2017 editions of its consensus standards for steel deck as members of the consensus canvass body. The 2017 editions will include revisions…

GSA Reviews New Version of LEED

September 26, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released a review of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Version 4 (LEED v4), the new version of the LEED green building certification system published in November…

Review Identifies Systematic Problems Leading to Lac-Mégantic Train Accident

August 20, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Rail, Transportation

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigation into the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec (investigation report R13D0054), concluded that a multitude of factors led to the accident which left…