Civil Engineering

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Stopping flooding - with no moving parts!

:40 AM byScott Roy has always been a bit of an inventor.He used to be a plumber, but he's now studying civil engineering at the University of the Sunshine Coast.He's just invented an ingenious device that could revolutionise flood defence.From ... [Published ABC Online - 44 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Fremont: Water district names new general manager

FREMONT -- As it grapples with supplying water amid the state's worst drought in decades, the water district soon will ask a new leader to help deal with the challenge.Robert Shaver has been named the new general manager of the Alameda County Water D ... [Published Inside Bay Area - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

AECOM Announces Appointment of Senior Operations Manager for Phoenix and Tucson

AECOM Technology Corp . announced Aug. 28 that Chet Teaford has joined the company as senior operations manager responsible for AECOM’s Arizona operations.  He will be based in AECOM’s Phoenix office.With a strong background in the civil engineering and ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Young Male, Female Drivers Differ in Types of Crashes: Study

Young female drivers have more crashes at intersections and collisions with pedestrians than do young male drivers, who have more off-road and nighttime accidents than young female drivers.Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash ... [Published Insurance Journal - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

NMSU Researches Ultra-High Performance Concrete Bridge Girders

Researchers at New Mexico State University have begun large-scale testing of high-tech bridge girders that could help improve bridge strength and possibly double average lifespan. Andrew Giesler, a graduate student in civil engineering, is leading the team ... [Published World Of Concrete - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Chun Named Director of Engineering Design

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has appointed John Y. Chun, P.E., as the new Director of Engineering Design, heading up roads, utilities and other infrastructure projects for the Port of Long Beach.Chun, who started with the Port in 1996 ... [Published Journal of Commerce - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Kadungure gets bail reprieve

HARARE - Businessman Genius Kadungure, who is facing R1,5 million fraud charges, has been granted a bail reprieve after a Harare magistrate relaxed his police reporting conditions yesterday.Kadungure, through his lawyer Tafadzwa Hungwe, asked Harare magistrate ... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Building society

22 August 2014 | ByWith the UK on the brink of an infrastructure renaissance, Julia Pierce looks at why students and graduates should consider a career in civil engineering and the many options open to them.Civil engineers are responsible for designing ... [Published Engineer Online - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Foreclosed homes: Stormwater management's secret weapon?

Overgrown vacant lots and foreclosed homes — you know, those blighted bank-owned properties that serve as magnets for disease-carrying insects and/or indoor pot growers  — are being considered in a handful of Midwestern cities as a means of protection ... [Published Mother Nature Network - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Bridges built like aircraft to save millions

Atkins believes technology used to build the latest aircraft can save millions by being adapted to construct a new generation of bridges.The consultant has just installed one of the UK’s first composite road bridges over the River Frome near Bristol for ... [Published Construction Enquirer - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Milwaukee Wants to Turn Foreclosed Homes Into Part of Its Sewer System

When it rains, it pours. It pours down streets, into sewers, and often right into people's basements. What if we could flood the abandoned basements and spare the occupied ones? Milwaukee has a novel sewer solution[1] that just might be a silver lining ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

NEIT to offer associate degree in civil engineering

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) will offer an Associate in Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology (CET) beginning Fall 2014. Graduates of this program may matriculate into the Bachelor of Science degree program in Civil Engineering ... [Published Cranston Herald - Aug 27 2014]

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"(Shaver's) comprehensive water utility experience, technical and financial expertise, and knowledge of the community will greatly contribute to his leadership of the district" Board President Paul Sethy said in a written statement
One of them said: "We're here to stage a crackdown. Who takes care of this club?"
"The company appreciates Mr. Talbott's dedication and service to Bird"
...in agriculture, engineering, and food systems globally," said Gary Burniske, managing director of the Purdue Center for Global Food Security. "Through these student-led projects, the goal is to advance innovative technologies that will lead to lasting solutions addressing food security problems."

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The World's Most Dangerous Dams [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 27 2014]
Submitted by Llewellyn King via OilPrice.com , Hydroelectric dams are a nifty way of producing a huge amount of power, but they do not last forever. This is a tale of two dams that will fail unless they are urgently repaired, and if they fail, catastrophic ...
Drone Fleets Could Monitor Bridge Safety [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 22 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Randi Klett; Bridge: Getty Images Drones could monitor the structural integrity of bridges in the near future Checking for cracks, rust, and other wear and tear on bridges and other infrastructure ...
The Catch-22 of Energy Storage [Published BraveNewClimate - Aug 22 2014]
Pick up a research paper on battery technology, fuel cells, energy storage technologies or any of the advanced materials science used in these fields, and you will likely find somewhere in the introductory paragraphs a throwaway line about its application ...
Border Area US Military Range Hotbed for Smuggl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 20 2014]
TUCSON, Arizona -- On July 14, Breitbart Texas revealed that an Arizona military testing facility was a hotbed of drug and human smuggling, partly due to its remote location and ineffective security protocols. The report also explained how security ...
TriVeda makes Iver an MD [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 20 2014]
TriVeda Capital said it named Raman Iver an MD based in Bangalore. Iyer will oversee the firm’s pan-India real estate activities, including capital deployment, equity/debt financings, structured vehicles and third-party asset management. Iver was previously ...
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