'Pleasing' profit for Fulton Hogan
Leading civil engineering and infrastructure company Fulton Hogan has posted a "pleasing" profit of $64 million for the half year to December 31. The company brought in $1.64 billion of "statutory" revenue from its businesses in New Zealand and Australia and produced earnings before tax of $92.8m, 144 per cent above the previous first half.
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First post-tensioned timber building opens in Christchurch
The wooden superstructure building in Victoria Street, owned by Tony Merritt, is the first quake-resilient open-plan timber office building in the city rebuild.
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Governor to give keynote at Purdue Road School
The 2014 Road School, designed for Indiana local and state transportation officials, will be March 11 through March 13. Pence will speak during a luncheon on March 12. About 2,400 transportation officials from throughout Indiana will participate in Road School, which is sponsored by the Joint Transportation Research Program and the Indiana Local ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Temporary Closure of Pontypridd Road Bridge
Victoria Bridge alongisde the famous William Edwards Bridge which was built a century earlier Victoria Bridge alongisde the famous William Edwards Bridge which was built a century earlier One of Pontypridd's busiest roads will undergo temporary overnight closures shortly to allow essential works to be undertaken by British Telecom and Rhondda Cynon ... (more)
Washington State University Researcher Creates Bioasphalt From Used Cooking Oil
Pullman, WA-Over the past century, asphalt has played an integral role in the American economy, keeping us all connected through a sprawling, easily accessible web of national roadways.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Blue Marble to Highlight Use of LiDAR Data for Forestry at NERCOFE 2014
March 5, 2014 Blue Marble Geographics will be exhibiting at the NERCOFE 2014 Workshop at the University of Maine on March 10-11, 2014.
Bulgaria construction market: Resilient economy aids construction industry
The medium-term outlook for the Bulgaria construction market is quite optimistic and one of the best in the region.
Starting with one desk and a phone and emphasizing strong client relationships, he created a firm with determination to match his own.
'Never, never land' fear as region lags behind
THE North-East risks becoming a "never, never land" where Government spending on public works lags far behind London and the south, a civil engineering spokesman has warned.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Duluth engineering firm adds partner and two staff
Civil engineer David Bolf, P.E., has been named a partner at Northland Consulting Engineers.
Pelham hiring engineering firm to study flooding along Bearden Road
The City of Pelham is hoping to address flooding issues along Bearden Road by conducting a hydrological analysis and drainage study.
Negaunee students have something to brag about
Winning four straight national championships is an accomplishment that would make any sports team jealous.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
FARO Launches New X Series Laser Scanner: The Focus 3D X 130
The Focus3D X 130, the newest member of Focus3D X Series range of laser scanners, delivers tremendous power, compact design, and the flexibility to perform laser scanning in both indoor and outdoor environments.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Des Moines Register
New N.W. 66th bridge concerns neighbors
Plans to widen Northwest 66th Street and replace the Kempton Bridge near Johnston have raised concerns from neighbors who worry the project could increase the likelihood of flooding.
Engagement: Derek Matthies & Amy Nilles
Amy is currently student teaching and will graduate in May from ISU, in Ames, with degrees in family and consumer science and secondary education.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Iconic rail line's anniversary is a reminder of what has been lost
MICHAEL Portillo failed to convince his Conservative colleagues he could be their party's leader - but one issue he did show commendable leadership on was the future of the Settle-Carlisle railway.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Market Report: Shares in civil engineering firm Costcain fall...
There is no doubt that the management and advisers of many quoted companies take their shareholders for granted.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Filling Technical Jobs
We've been telling you for years about the shortage of skilled workers in South Dakota.
University of Cincinnati
UC engineering professor receives national recognition.
Bahram Shahrooz, UC civil engineering professor, was recently named a Structural Engineering Institute Fellow.
Green Car Congress
WSU researcher creates cooking-oil based bio-asphalt
Haifang Wen, assistant professor of Civil Engineering in the Washington State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has developed a technology to substitute restaurant cooking oil for the crude oil used traditionally in the production of asphalt, creating a sustainable bioasphalt that looks and handles just like its ... (more)