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2013-04-09 20:24:01

"Lady Bird" to begin largest construction project in the District since building of Metro WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) named its massive tunnel boring machine (TBM), christened it with DC tap water, and prepared to send it underground to tunnel more than four miles along the Potomac at a depth of approximately 100 feet. The machine is more than 400 feet long and weighs more than 1323 tons. It will dig...

2013-04-08 12:22:19

STW says technology at West Texas golf course adapted from its oil and gas water reclamation technology can be used for large municipalities and other industries MIDLAND, Texas, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Co. announced today that its proprietary water desalination system using its technology adapted from oil and gas fields is fully functional at the Ranchland Hills Gold Club near Midland, converting 700,000 gallons a day of brackish water into fresh water...

2013-04-04 16:25:40

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation is very pleased to have selected Jonesburg, Mo., as the home for a new, state-of-the art asphalt roofing shingle manufacturing and distribution facility. The company is planning to invest $100 million in the new facility, which will bring approximately 100 new permanent, local jobs to the Jonesburg community over the next few years. CertainTeed, which is North America's leading brand of sustainable building materials,...

2013-03-25 12:27:39

NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today it has hired Joseph Edge, P.E., associate principal, and Christopher J. Taylor, P.E., associate principal to augment its regional transit market offerings. They will be located in Arup's New York office. "Both Joseph and Christopher bring unprecedented experience to Arup's transit group," said Gillian Blake,...

2013-03-04 08:24:03

Applied CleanTech, the unique provider of sewage-mining systems in wastewater treatment plants, teams up with Vert-Energy to distribute systems throughout Mexico. The value of the transaction is estimated at over $16 million during the next 5 years JERUSALEM, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied CleanTech (ACT), the unique provider of sewage-mining technology for wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), announced its partnership with Vert-Energy, a company dedicated to applying...

2013-02-28 12:28:40

Engineering and consulting firm furthers commitment to Canadian market MONTREAL, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it has opened an office in Montreal, Quebec. Active in Canada since 2000 when it opened its Toronto location, Arup has had a presence in Montreal to deliver the design of the recently opened Autoroute 30. The office will be led...

2013-02-22 23:01:09

More buyers of aluminum sunroom additions are taking advantage of custom-design capabilities to match the roofs of their existing homes when expanding, says Venetian Builders President Christopher Noe. The founder of the Miami sunroom and screen enclosure installer attributes the six-month upswing in roofing matches to an improved economy, low interest rates for borrowers and a commitment by more homeowners to get comfortable where they are, rather than move. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) February 22,...

2013-02-22 08:21:36

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Holding, Inc. (NYSE:GSE) a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to participate as the leading company in their industry on Manufacturing Marvels narrated by John Criswell. The spot will air on February 22, 2013 on Fox Business Network between 8:30 and 8:45 p.m. (CST) and will highlight GSE's geosynthetic lining products and its...

2013-02-21 23:01:33

Detail Roofing and Sheet Metal Ltd. is a commercial roofing company that serves the GTA area. A new website has been launched in honor of the company's recently changed namesake. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Detail Roofing and Sheet Metal Ltd. (previously known as Design Roofing) is excited to announce the launch of their new website (http://www.detailroof.ca). The 29-year-old roofing company, already a long standing resident in Ontario, offers a variety of commercial roofing...

2013-02-20 23:00:27

The new Pak from PolicyPak allows IT admins to better enforce user settings in the popular civil engineering software. (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 PolicyPak Software, a leader in Group Policy software, recently unveiled a new series of Paks which make life easier for IT admins managing users with AutoCAD products, including AutoCAD Civil 3D. This pre-configured Pak for AutoCAD Civil 3D gives IT admins the ability to deliver and enforce key security settings, and ensure documents are safe. IT...