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Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure opens membership to private construction, engineering firms

Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure opens...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 11, 2015

Private sector construction, engineering, planning and design firms are now able to join the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Sustaining Membership, ...

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design engineer

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

Richard Pittman is the new Roadway Design division engineer for the Mississippi Department of Transporation. MDOT announced the appointment, stating the ...

Indiana DOT offers engineering scholarships

Indiana DOT offers engineering scholarships

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is offering scholarships for full-time students seeking in undergraduate and graduate civil engineering programs ...

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat not unlike the company’s equipment

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2014

In 1958 Deere & Company's board of directors approving a radical and forward thinking design for it's new Administrative Center, ...

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 11, 2014

A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place in record-breaking slide

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in ...

Construction industry avoids list of 10 worst jobs for the future

Construction industry avoids list of 10 worst jobs for...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 03, 2013

When I saw a report in Kiplinger on the worst jobs for the future, I had to take a look. The ...

The Original Ice Road Truckers: 15th-century Chinese workers used frozen paths to move 100-ton stones

The Original Ice Road Truckers: 15th-century Chinese...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

Get the History channel on the phone because we've got a great idea for their next reality series. A new engineering ...

VIDEO: Press explodes 800-lb. concrete cylinder with sheer force

VIDEO: Press explodes 800-lb. concrete cylinder with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2013

At the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign the engineering department has a pretty cool toy. It's a giant mechanical press that ...

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to last a century

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2013

On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand that left 185 people dead and many buildings badly ...

Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes

Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2013

Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce swaying ...

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