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  • European infrastructure project employs 10,000

    Billed as Europe's largest infrastructure and funded despite cuts in public spending, England's new $25 billion subway is threading itself through water and sewer mains to reach London's largest airport.

  • FCC municipal broadband ruling could face legal snags

    The FCC's ruling to allow cities–specifically Chattanooga, Tenn., and Wilson, N.C.–to expand broadband coverage to rural areas outside city limits could have wider national implications, but some state lawmakers are ready to fight.

  • Engineers developing winterproof pavement technologies

    Well, maybe not quite winter-proof, but a team at Iowa State University is testing new concrete technologies that could eventually be used to efficiently remove snow and ice from airport runways.

  • Hanley Wood Announces 2015 Most Innovative Concrete & Masonry Products

    Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has announced the winners of the 2015 Most Innovative Products (MIP) at World of Concrete Awards.

  • FREE diversity in engineering training launched

    Diversity in Engineering Matters, the new eLearning series from the Society of Women Engineers, explores the importance of promoting diversity throughout the workplace, providing standard definitions, engineering case studies and educational tools that outline best practices.

  • FREE diversity in engineering training launched

    Diversity in Engineering Matters, the new eLearning series from the Society of Women Engineers, explores the importance of promoting diversity throughout the workplace, providing standard definitions, engineering case studies and educational tools that outline best practices.

  • States, cities issuing $357 billion for public works projects

    "We've put off maintenance for years," says the commissioner of Atlanta's Public Works Department of the $250 million the city's spending on roads, bridges, and other projects. After years of budget balancing, government coffers are opening again.

  • Frozen–Canada's highway for ice skaters

    The Freezeway, a proposed 6.8-mile skating lane could provide an alternative mode of transportation and encourage Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, residents to embrace the chill. It was first realized as a graduate student thesis.

  • This is national groundwater awareness week

    The event honors one of our most precious resources by providing a platform for education.

  • Ohio city considers starting own construction company

    Could this strategy work for your community?