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2013-11-23 23:02:17

Limitless Vistas, Inc. and AECOM announce plan to train and employ at-risk youth in Gulf Coast ecosystem restoration projects. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Today AECOM, a leading global provider of professional technical and management support services in more than 140 countries around the world, and Limitless Vistas, Inc. (LVI), a nonprofit organization based in New Orleans, LA, announced a partnership to train and employ some of the region’s most at-risk youth for...

2013-11-21 23:26:24

Extending Their Global Environmental Health & Safety Reach to Help Auditors in 13 New Jurisdictions North Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Specialty Technical Publishers, in partnership with AECOM, have announced the launch of 13 new protocols to help companies more effectively manage global environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risk and compliance. The 13 new protocols focus on the following countries and regions: Australia: Capital Territory, Northern...

2013-07-24 23:16:59

GMI and AECOM announced their joint venture. Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 GMI and AECOM announced today that the GMI-AECOM joint venture is one of three firms awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, worth up to US $75 million, from the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic, in Norfolk, Va. The joint venture received notification on Wednesday, July 17 that it was awarded the NAVFAC Atlantic Natural Resources IDIQ (N62470-D-13-8017). The...

2013-06-19 23:22:19

AGRION, the global business network for energy, cleantech & sustainability, will convene select public and private thought leaders later this month for the third in a series of meetings on successfully expanding zero-net-energy buildings around the world. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 In the wake of natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, some of the world´s most influential organizations have started to pay closer attention to climate change, global infrastructure and grid...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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