Sustainable Solutions Corporation (SSC) released the “Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Water and Sewer Pipe and Comparative Sustainability Analysis of Pipe Materials.
CDM Smith launched a redesigned website that features people, projects and insights in an interconnected and personal fashion to give visitors a strong sense of the firm’s mission.
NV5 Global, Inc., a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, acquired Bock & Clark Corporation, an established American Land Title Association (ALTA) surveying, commercial zoning, and environmental services firm.
A new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) interactive map provides a comprehensive, long-term look at changes in the quality of our nation’s rivers and streams over the last four decades.
Engineering News-Record recently named DC Water’s Blue Plains Tunnel as the 2016 Overall National Best of the Best Project.
Agru America’s newest manufacturing center in Charleston, S.C., is producing AGRULINE pipes with dimensions of up to 98.4 inches designed for high-volume flow applications including gas, potable water, and wastewater.
Ten departments of transportation were named winners of the 2016 Perpetual Pavement Award by Asphalt Pavement Association.
Western Excelsior Corporation entered into an agreement to acquire North American Green, effective March 31, 2017.
Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the firm’s founding on April 1, 1972.
TRC Companies, Inc. purchased all of the outstanding stock of CALTROP Corp. in an all-cash transaction.
On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the engineering community around the world comes together in celebration and volunteerism to shine a spotlight on the work done by engineers and inspire the next generation of engineering and technology professionals.
WateReuse is hosting the 2017 Industrial and Commercial Water Reuse Conference in Atlanta on May 21-23.
Trihydro Corporation, a national provider of environmental and engineering services, acquired Texas-based consulting firm River City Engineering.
EPA is releasing the Route to Resilience (RtoR) tool that will help small- and medium-sized drinking water and wastewater utilities learn more about becoming resilient to all-hazards.
Stantec, and partners EcoGro/Ridgewater were honored for restoring Kentucky’s most popular fishing attraction with an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineers of Kentucky.
Horizontal Auger Boring Projects, Second Edition, is a comprehensive manual of practice covering horizontal auger boring techniques for pipeline crossing.
The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA) announced a new Board of Directors for 2017-2018.
James H. “Jim” Kleinfelder, P.E., passed away suddenly on March 5, 2017; he was 82 years old.
Southwest Engineers, Inc., a full-service civil and environmental engineering consulting firm, announced 26 percent overall growth in its business as a catalyst to move to a larger business location.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) designated the state’s third groundwater management area.
A newly released white paper commissioned by NSBE, SWE, and WEPAN examines the unique challenges and opportunities black women experience in engineering.
Xcel Energy proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation to its system.
A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during wastewater clean-up.
Members of the International Association of Geosynthetic Installers (IAGI) recently announced winners of the 2017 IAGI Installation Awards.
NV5, a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, has grown to 225 professionals in Southern California following acquisition of CivilSource.
Michael Baker International announced that work is underway for the next phase of a $4.4 million contract by Rancho Mission Viejo LLC for a new roadway.
Singapore International Water Week opened its call for nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2018.
T&M Associates, a national consulting, environmental, engineering and construction management company, opened a full-service office in Pasadena, Calif.
The 2017 WateReuse California Awards were presented to recycled water facilities, customers, and advocates that are leaders in creating sustainable, locally controlled water supplies across the state.
British aerial mapping company Bluesky International is expanding its business into North America following the acquisition of Col-East Inc.
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) signed a three-year agreement designed to support the two organizations’ mutual goals with regard to increasing diversity in engineering.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently presented the 2017 member “Firm of the Year” award to ROWE Professional Services Company headquartered in Flint, Mich.
Muhammad Elgammal, P.E., PMP, was honored at an American Society of Civil Engineers gala as one of the organization’s 10 “New Faces of Civil Engineering” for 2017.
The Water Environment Federation is accepting applications for the 2017 National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently honored firms for engineering and surveying excellence.
As part of its executive succession plan, Terracon announced Swaminathan (Vasan) Srinivasan, P.E., is now president of Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Although a slim majority of insurance companies providing architects and engineers professional liability insurance saw their rates stabilize in 2016, nearly one in three experienced modest decreases in rates.
The Urban Waters Learning Network, a program run by Groundwork USA and River Network with EPA funding, is hosting a webinar.
NV5 Global, Inc. was awarded dual contracts to provide Delegate Chief Building Official (DCBO) services on behalf of the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) for the first construction phase of two combined cycle power plants.
Mead & Hunt received an Engineering Excellence Award for its role on the $10 million, environmentally sensitive roadway reconstruction of USH 14 in the Village of Cross Plains, Wis.
The Illinois Tollway is hosting a 2017 Professional Engineering Services Networking Event on Tuesday, March 14, in Downers Grove.
Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering is kicking off 2017 with five new project awards.
After serving association members and the construction industry for 18 years, Bruce D’Agostino, 67, president/CEO of CMAA, announced plans to retire in 2017.
A District of Columbia interagency team that manages flood risks, known as the DC Silver Jackets, was recognized as state team of the year.
The final Detroit East Riverfront plan was developed from a winning proposal led by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and McIntosh Poris Associates.
Construction of the first phase of an ambitious infrastructure improvement project that will deck over I-395 in the nation’s capital to create space for new businesses and residences was recently completed.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced the signing of an agreement for a feasibility study with a contract value of $2.5 million with private investors.
The Sierra Nevada snowpack continues to build during one of the wettest winters in California’s recorded history.
ExxonMobil Corporation is expanding its manufacturing capacity along the U.S. Gulf Coast through planned investments of $20 billion over a 10-year period.
Gregory A. Kelly, P.E., president and chief executive officer of the U.S. and Latin America region of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, received the 2017 Foundation Award from the Beverly Willis Architectural Foundation.
PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, appointed CH2M to provide professional engineering services for detailed design and construction supervision of the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant
The National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior awarded Michael Baker International a five-year, $30 million contract to provide environmental and safety management services to all seven regions of the Park Service
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced a new webinar on chemical admixtures for concrete has been scheduled for April 4, 2017, 1:00 pm EDT.
Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) announced the completion of rehabilitation and capacity improvements on more than five miles of gravity sewer pipeline.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced its call for submissions to the 2017 Be Inspired Awards program.
New York is the world’s most expensive city to build in, according to the latest International Construction Costs report published by Arcadis.
The binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) called for U.S. and Canadian leadership to rebuild and modernize aging water infrastructure in the Great Lakes region.
New technologies are transforming the engineering and construction (E&C) sector at an accelerated pace, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) plans to invest more than $2 billion in roadway maintenance and highway and bridge capital projects over the next 10 years through its new Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) program.
The largest rezoning project in Manhattan since Hudson Yards in 2004 proposes zoning changes to a 78-block area of Greater East Midtown.
Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc., (DBF) announced the expansion of surveying services available through the firm’s office in Easton, Md.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Wastewater Management will be hosting its first webcast of the 2017 Green Infrastructure Webinar Series.
CRB announced that Ryan Schroeder, senior associate and Midwest region leader, will transition to president; Jeff Biskup, a founding partner and the company’s current president, will continue as CEO and board chairman.
The Columbus Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and USGBC Ohio announced a new location for their 2017 show.
The Illinois Tollway announced that it is seeking firms to provide design and construction management services for 16 new contracts.
Nonresidential construction spending contracted during January, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors.
Cutting-edge, smart water solutions are gaining traction with municipal water utilities, which see data and analytics as critical tools for overcoming the age-old issue of crumbling water infrastructure.
Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition focused on commercial UAV integration for large asset owners in select market segments.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected the National Rural Water Association as the Environmental Finance Center to support technical assistance and training for municipalities within the jurisdiction of EPA Region 8.
Richard Goettle, Inc. announced that it is expanding its reach and opened a new office in West Chicago, Ill.
An estimated 300 attendees from 44 states are taking part in the 2017 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Washington Briefing.
President Trump’s Feb. 28 executive order directing the withdrawal of the controversial “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule removes an unnecessary obstacle that would have delayed transportation improvement projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.
According to the Sierra Club, President Trump’s executive order to undo the scientifically based Clean Water Rule and create a lengthy process will continue the confusion in what waters are protected by the Clean Water Act.
The Commonwealth of Virginia accepted a proposal from Transurban to deliver an eight-mile extension of the I-395 Express Lanes.
The Trinidad, Colo., city council approved a five-year contract with CH2M to manage the city’s 18-year-old wastewater treatment plant.
Matrix New World Engineering PC is solidifying its position as a full-service industry leader by expanding it high-definition surveying services.
Richard J. Finno, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, civil engineering professor at Northwestern University, is presenting the DFI 2017 Osterberg Memorial Lecturer at DFI’s SuperPile ’17 conference.
JQ acquired the Dallas-based structural engineering firm, Baldauf Herrin & Associates, Inc. (BHA).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting a webcast on the new tool, “Model My Watershed,” on Thursday, March 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.
RETTEW and project partners the University Area Joint Authority and Pace Energy solidified a plan to install a solar array at the authority’s site in State College, Pa.
Beaufort County’s Bluffton Parkway Phase 5A project earned a 2017 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in South Carolina.
Macquarie Atlas Roads (MQA) announced that it will exercise its pre-emptive right to acquire the remaining 50 percent economic interest in the Dulles Greenway for $445 million.
VHB announced the appointment of Mike McArdle to chief development officer and Bill Ashworth, PE, ENV SP, to chief operating officer.
PennDOT Connects expected to enhance local engagement and improve transportation-project planning, design, and delivery.
The New York State Office of General Services selected Dewberry to support an array of flood protection and dam safety engineering and mapping services.
Engineering and STEM advocate Robert Johnson, S.E., talks about engineering and Engineers Week on radio show Tech Scene Chicago. Listen here to his comments.
The value of new construction starts in January climbed 12% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $690.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
The Texas Transportation Commission recently heard presentations from the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the agency’s Unified Transportation Program.
Arcadis North America Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President Suthan S. Suthersan, PhD, PE, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 20 in Yardley, Pa., at the age of 60.
Texas Central said it reached option agreements on about 30 percent of the parcels estimated to be needed for a bullet train’s route between North Texas and Houston.
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) held an Agile Strategy event focused on remediation.
Fluor Corporation was named by Fortune magazine as the top-ranked engineering and construction company in its 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies list.
Balfour Beatty welcomed more than 70 industry specialists to its head office in Canary Wharf, London, to launch the BIM4 Highways Group.
New estimates by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 3.2 trillion miles last year.
A research study conducted on behalf of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program concludes that now more than ever public agencies should communicate under an integrated structure using strategic communications planning.
The Florida Department of Transportation, District 5 (FDOT District 5) selected Parsons to perform an interchange analysis for the conceptual layout and ultimate reconfiguration of the I-95 Interchange with LPGA Boulevard in Volusia County, Fla.
Balfour Beatty announced that it reached an agreement with its joint venture partner to sell the Group’s entire share in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf.
HDR received two state-level awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for its 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.
In honor of Engineers Week, some of Transtec’s engineers share their inspirations, thoughts, and advice on being an engineer.