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2014-01-22 16:27:51

Veteran expert in structural engineering will focus on developing and growing Arup's Chicago office CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Brian McElhatten, PE, SE, has joined the company as associate principal and the structural lead in the firm's Chicago office. In this new role Brian will be responsible for the day-to-day involvement...

2014-01-17 08:22:31

BURNABY, British Columbia, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing gap between water demand and supply, coupled with ground and surface water contamination is driving the Brazilian wastewater treatment plants market Brazil accounts for about 18% water supply globally, but the distribution of water resources is highly uneven. North Brazil, with lower population concentration, has availability of about 70% of the country's water resources, while the southeast region...

2013-12-18 13:39:50

Reclamation study finds shortfall of 678,522 acre-feet of water per year will be needed in basin in 2060 due to increased demand and climate change Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin Study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water demand and supply imbalances along the Rio Grande along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Tex., to the Gulf of Mexico. "Basin studies are an important element of the Department...

2013-12-12 23:31:42

Leading Structural Engineering Software Provider introduces S-FOUNDATION 2014, a comprehensive analysis, design, and detailing tool for both simple & complex foundation configurations. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 S-FRAME Software Inc., developer of structural engineering software solutions used by Structural and Civil Engineering Professionals worldwide, has announced the release date and general availability of S-FOUNDATION 2014 to be December 17, 2013. The release of...

2013-11-21 23:30:20

Instead of allowing concrete slurry wastewater from entering the sewers and polluting the ocean, contractors can solidify their waste with Gelmaxx products and dispose it in any standard trash can. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 As more construction companies become environmentally conscious, they turn to Gelmaxx for a green solution. Gelmaxx has created a product that helps reduce the harmful impact that concrete slurry wastewater can have on the ocean. When contractors grind or cut concrete...


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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