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2014-04-14 23:00:50

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2014. Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on May 15 during the 2014 WTS Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven...

2014-04-02 23:32:27

Partnership with McDonald's business owner has developed into commercial success for NH septic service company. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 About 20 years ago, McDonald’s business owner Emile Haddad needed his residential septic tank pumped, so he reached out to Felix Septic Service. What began as a routine service call has now evolved into much bigger things for New Hampshire’s longtime septic service leader. Felix owner Mark Thompson, who acquired the company over 25...

2014-04-01 23:32:56

March, 10 2014, 6.9 earthquake off coast of Ferndale, Ca is just one day removed from anniversary of 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On March 11, 2011 Japan was rocked by a 9.0 earthquake. WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California remembers this day well. Not only because of the catastrophic destruction caused by the mega quake, but the 30,000 catastrophes that were avoided with WorkSafe's help. Since the Fall of 2000, WorkSafe has been helping...

2014-03-31 08:25:26

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Gustave Eiffel's famous tower, built for the 1889 Paris World Fair, turns 125 this year. WREBBIT(®), in collaboration with its fans, retailers and distributors from all over the world, is marking this milestone anniversary by immortalizing this Paris landmark in a truly special way. Join the tour! The "Wrebbit 3D(TM) Eiffel 125th Anniversary World Tour(TM)" event is WREBBIT's inimitable way of inviting fans from all over the globe to give...

2014-03-28 08:22:06

HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Environmental, ("GSE" or the "Company") (OTCQB: GSEH), the leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, is excited to announce that its newest manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China has produced its first prime quality roll of liner. Construction began in January 2013 with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by municipal and provincial government...

Tsunami Debris Study Conducted By Researchers
2014-03-25 05:06:48

[ Watch The Video: Engineers Recreate Tsunami Debris Impacts to Measure Their Force ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While experts have long known that the debris caused by a tsunami can often cause as much damage as the actual wave itself, engineers have for the first time managed to design and conduct a series of large-scale simulations in order to determine the actual impact of these destroyed objects. With assistance from the National Science Foundation...

2014-03-19 16:24:21

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it is providing full multi-disciplinary technical advisory services to the Government of Alberta for the new Calgary Cancer Centre located on the Foothills Medical Centre site. The new cancer centre will provide people living in Calgary and southern Alberta...

2014-03-19 08:31:35

IKO offers generous cash incentives to help professional roofing contractors with their bottom line KANKAKEE, IL, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO - a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business has announced a rebate program based on sales of the company's Pro4 Roofing System. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, says, "With the unusually severe weather conditions we've experienced across the United States this winter, it's reasonable to expect a high...

2014-03-18 16:24:40

Multi-disciplinary engineering firm uses adaptive form-finding algorithms to give structure to undulating, ethereal piece of art SEATTLE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it has provided engineering services for a 23,000 SF interactive 'sculpture in the sky' debuting at the 30(th) Anniversary TED conference in Vancouver, British Columbia,...

2014-03-17 16:22:07

Project to Create 3,000 Construction Jobs in Southwest Louisiana THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) and Chiyoda Corporation (TSE: 6366; ISIN: JP3528600004) today announced the joint venture between CB&I and Chiyoda International Corporation, a U.S. based wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiyoda, has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $6 billion by Cameron LNG, LLC (Cameron) to construct the Cameron Liquefaction Project in Hackberry,...


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