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2013-05-14 16:28:59

Arup Americas promotes 7 to associate principal; 18 to the position of associate NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today it has promoted seven people to the position of associate principal. The individuals are located in in Arup's New York and California offices. In addition, the firm has appointed 18 new associates. "In the words of our...

2013-05-14 16:22:55

MARIETTA, Ga., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) will offer two new degrees this fall, both focused on the environment. On May 14, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia gave SPSU the go-ahead to offer the state's first Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Technology (EnvET) degree and the only Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (ENVS) degree in metropolitan Atlanta. Both programs will be strongly...

2013-05-09 16:26:47

NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that its structural engineering design for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has won the coveted Grand Conceptor award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in its national Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition. Arup also won seven additional EEA awards from the Massachusetts...

2013-05-07 23:31:33

The last thing a homeowner wants to hear is that they have an expensive sewer repair in Baltimore. It might not be something they can afford at the moment and even if they can, it could feel like lost money. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 A sewer system isn´t something homeowners think about until something has gone wrong. If, however, they do give it some thought and some attention, they will save themselves a lot of money over time. Mr. Tart recommends they call in a...

2013-05-01 15:00:27

In this month's issue of Physics World, an international group of researchers propose a new technology that could divert vibrations away from load-bearing elements of bridges to avoid catastrophic collapses. Michele Brun, Alexander Movchan, Ian Jones and Ross McPhedran describe a "wave bypass" technique that has many similarities to those being used by researchers looking to create Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks, which exploit man-made materials known as metamaterials to bend light...

2013-04-30 20:20:49

HOUSTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Holding, Inc. (the "Company" or "GSE") (NYSE: GSE), a leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today announced that the Company will release its first quarter 2013 results before the market opens on Thursday, May 9, 2013. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss results at 10:30 am (Eastern Time) that day. The conference call can be...

2013-04-25 12:31:13

History of design collaboration results in third project for South Korean electronics giant LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it has collaborated with NBBJ, a global architecture firm, to design the new 1.1M SF building for Samsung AHQ(DS), located in California's Silicon Valley. The project will be pursuing LEED®...

2013-04-24 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $91 million in 22 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects in 20 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "The improvements to our environment and Pennsylvania's economy that are created by the projects approved by the Board today help fulfill the fundamental purposes of PENNVEST and my administration," Corbett said. "We...

2013-04-24 08:26:52

New publication provides insights into technology, innovation in the built environment NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today the launch of Arup Connect, an online magazine aimed toward the design community at large. The site taps into the firm's deep knowledge and experience to offer design enthusiasts a window into the technical side of...

2013-04-17 08:32:18

New RISA-Tekla Link Results in Faster, More Accurate Design ATLANTA, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tekla, a leader in bringing building information modeling (BIM) software and online tools to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) markets, and RISA Technologies, a market-proven analysis and design software company, today announced they have partnered to bring together two leading steel design solutions. Available this month, the new RISA-Tekla Link gives users the...