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2014-08-07 23:00:55

Fenstermaker’s Acoustic Market Leader, Ken LaBry, is an expert panelist presenting on the use of acoustic imaging for underwater bridge inspections during the Tuesday, August 26th, session from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the upcoming SASHTO Conference. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 This year’s Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) conference will unfold in New Orleans, Louisiana, from August 23-27, 2014. As the premier event and trade show for the...

2014-01-27 23:28:32

For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. When icy weather was predicted for Acadian Ambulance’s service areas, the company immediately began implementing its emergency plan. Having served Louisiana residents for...

2013-09-06 23:22:43

Fenstermaker's underwater acoustic imaging (UAI) specialists head to Providence, Rhode Island for the premier annual conference on current dam conditions in America. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Fenstermaker’s Advanced Technologies team will drop anchor in Providence, RI to attend the DAM Safety 2013 Conference spanning September 8 - 12. Hosted by the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), DAM Safety is one of the leading conferences in the U.S. dedicated to dam safety...

2013-08-30 23:03:53

Autonomous Vehicles Are Tomorrow: Here’s What Transportation Technology Is Doing Today Washington (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Just as patients communicate their symptoms to doctors – smart technology is allowing infrastructure to tell civil engineers when something is wrong. Sensors installed on bridges, in roadways, and on maintenance vehicles, are communicating real-time performance and weather data, allowing engineers to solve problems before they occur. “Most people look at a road...

2013-08-09 23:02:51

Fenstermaker travels to Asheville, NC, to exhibit their diverse, innovative services in support of the transportation industry at the 2013 SASHTO Conference. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Fenstermaker is heading to the “Tar Heel” State to exhibit at the 2013 SASHTO Conference in Asheville, NC, from August 24-28. The multi-disciplinary company will be represented at Booth #25 by team members Kam Movassaghi, P.E., Ph.D. (President), Gordon Nelson, P.E. (Baton Rouge Operations Leader), and...

2013-07-30 23:01:03

Fenstermaker's Underwater Acoustic specialists collaborate with the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development to use advanced technologies and progressive methods in addressing America's failing infrastructure with a pioneer statewide underwater bridge inspection project. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Summer is in full swing, but the grades posted in the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are downright chilling....

2011-04-14 17:20:00

DENVER, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting and engineering company, has employed Lloyd E. "Buddy" Porta, Jr., PE as Business Development Manager for the State of Louisiana within its Infrastructure Division. Porta brings a wealth of knowledge in transportation procurement and operations with governmental agencies to the position. As Business Development Manager, Porta will be responsible for growing the transportation business in...

2010-12-28 14:09:00

LAKE PROVIDENCE, La., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Myriant Technologies LLC Chairman and CEO Stephen Gatto and Port of Lake Providence Director Wyly Gilfoil to announce Myriant Technologies, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Myriant Lake Providence Inc., will soon begin building a new 392,000-square-foot plant at the Port of Lake Providence that will be the world's largest bio-based succinic acid plant. (Logo:...

2010-08-16 13:25:00

Technology Solutions like CellControl Help Drivers Pick and Choose which Cell Phone Features can be Prohibited Depending on which State They Live in BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CellControl, a leading provider of driving while distracted solutions, today announced that its driving while distracted technology is able to accommodate and adjust to every states' particular laws concerning bans on distracted driving. Yesterday, the State of Louisiana began enforcing...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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