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2014-02-25 08:34:34

Arup is providing multidisciplinary engineering services for the project BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Northeastern University held the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC) on Friday, February 21, 2014. Arup was selected by Payette to provide mechanical, electrical and...

2014-02-20 12:23:35

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners have put crews on call to respond to potential snowmelt flooding, and urges citizens to be cautious when traveling and to stay alert to any hazardous road conditions. In Berrien County, which bore the brunt of the winter snowfall due to the lake effect, Drain Commissioner Roger Zilke is prepared for any flooding that may occur. "This is the very reason Drain...

2014-02-19 16:25:43

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Safety in buildings has remained one of the major priorities for construction companies and architects all over the world. New and modern practices in construction and building have set in place a number of safety measures designed to make buildings safer. The new measures cut across both public and private buildings. According to building safety experts threats to safety in any building can be external or internal. However, the...

2014-02-12 23:25:23

Atlas Roofing Corp. will be displaying its full line of roof components at the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE). Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Atlas Roofing Corp. will be displaying its full line of roof components at the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE). The show, to be held Feb. 26-28 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, is the foremost roofing construction and maintenance event in the nation. The theme "Four Of A Kind Wins" is more than just...

2014-02-10 23:01:24

Raff will serve as Reclamation's Scientific Integrity Officer – ensuring that the agency follows the Department of the Interior’s Scientific and Scholarly Integrity Policy while overseeing Reclamation’s Research and Development Office. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor named David Raff, Ph.D., PE, D.WRE, as Reclamation’s Science Advisor. In this position, he will serve as Scientific Integrity Officer – ensuring that the agency...

2014-02-06 23:01:03

With demand for roofing predicted to rise 3.5 percent annually in the US over the next three years, Chandler’s Roofing has taken steps to support and better educate the HOA and community associations of Los Angeles and Orange County through its membership with the California Association of Community Managers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Chandler’s Roofing, Southern California’s leading roofing and solar contractor, today announced its official membership with...

2014-02-05 23:27:44

Novel Application to Remove Heavily Complexed Zinc from Wastewater Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Plymouth Technology, a provider of industrial water and wastewater treatment and consulting services, today announced that on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m., Sales and Marketing Director Timothy O’Mara will present to water quality professionals at the North East Section Ohio Water Environment Association (NESOWEA) Industrial Waste Seminar in Richfield, Ohio. Mr. O’Mara’s...

2014-02-04 16:24:41

Philippines first locally fabricated steel self-installing platform HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it completed the substructure detailed design of the Malampaya Depletion Compression Platform, a new offshore natural gas platform to be installed in the West Philippine Sea off the coast of Palawan, Philippines. Shell Philippines...

California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

[ Watch the Video: ScienceCasts: California Drought ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent proclamation of a drought emergency in California, a team of scientists from the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling (UCCHM) at the University of California, Irvine has updated research on the state’s two largest river basins -- the source of most its water. The updated evaluation showed that California's Sacramento and San Joaquin...

2014-01-31 16:21:47

New hire will develop viable and creative fire solutions for clients BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Jonathan Eisenberg, P.E. has joined the company as an associate principal in the fire practice. Based in Boston, Jon brings more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in fire protection, chemical engineering, and chemical...


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