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  • Stanley Consultants Acquires Colorado Transportation Firm

    Acquisition of Hartwig & Associates facilitates Stanley Consultants’ move into Colorado transportation market.

  • Terracon Reinforces Facilities Capabilities with Texas Acquisition

    Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials engineering services, announces the expansion of its facilities services capabilities through the acquisition of Building Exterior Solutions LLC (BES) of Texas. Terracon retains BES' 20+ employees and offices in...

  • A Closer Look at Highway Bill's Environmental Provisions

    The Fix America's Surface Transportation Act is more than 400 pages.To make it easier to understand changes to air quality and other environmental requirements, this article addresses them in the order in which they appear in the law.

  • It's Official: EPA Rules on Water Contaminants

    The agency's decided not to regulate four of the 116 chemicals on its third contaminant candidate list (CCL), which includes disinfection byproducts and pharmaceuticals.

  • City Was Planning to Change Water Suppliers

    The City of Flint, Mich., has been building infrastructure to connect to a regional system that will cost residents less than getting water from Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department, which has had financial struggles of its own. The $285 million project will draw water from Lake Huron.

  • Public Works Praised for Snow Removal

    Has anyone ever dropped off a thank-you gift for you? Residents and council members are thrilled that this Iowa public works department resolved a thorny issue: whose streets get plowed first.

  • Self-Healing Concrete: Cure for Crumbling Roads?

    Researchers say they've developed concrete that repairs itself and purifies water. Even if true, the costs associated with such mixes make them cost-prohibitive for most public applications.

  • Jenny Products Electric Air Compressors Meet International Safety Standards

    Jenny Products, Inc. has recently announced that every electric air compressor produced by the company can now be certified to UL 1450 and C22.2 No. 68-09, the safety standards covering motor-operated air compressors, vacuum pumps, and painting equipment, for the United States and Canada. The...

  • PortMiami Tunnel Project Wins Grand Prize in America’s Transportation Awards Competition

    The new PortMiami Tunnel has had a lot to celebrate since it opened in August of 2014: it is the first bored roadway tunnel ever constructed in South Florida and the state’s first public/private transportation partnership, eliminating the need to charge a toll. The tunnel has exceeded traffic...

  • CH2M named leader in trenchless technology

    CH2M today announced that the firm was again ranked number one on the Trenchless Technology magazine’s 2015 list of the Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms. This ranking marks the fifth time in the past six years that CH2M has received the top ranking for its trenchless technology leadership.