Latest News for: Concrete engineering


YOUR VIEW: Gravel pit permit should be denied

Montrose Press 28 Jan 2023
Letters with merit came from Montrose citizens, veterans, farmers, livestock and agriculture producers, qualified professional geologists and qualified physical engineers, biologists, real estate agents, asphalt and concrete business owners, business owners, property owners, ...

Vernon historian has unearthed footage from various BC locations from the 1960s

Castanet 28 Jan 2023
Today's trip down memory lane stops in several areas of BC ... But this week, Arseneault is doing things a little differently ... The 629-metre long tunnel was considered an engineering marvel, and was the first rectangular reinforced concrete immersed traffic tunnel in North America and second of its kind in the world ... ....

Could Roman concrete help us design durable concrete now?

Principia Scientific 27 Jan 2023
An unexpected ancient manufacturing strategy may hold the key to designing concrete that lasts for millennia. The ancient Romans were masters of engineering, constructing vast networks of roads, aqueducts, ports, and massive buildings, whose remains have survived for two millennia.

Megawide bags 3 contracts from PHirst Park Homes

Manila Standard 27 Jan 2023
Infrastructure and engineering firm Megawide Construction Corp ... Megawide said it builds an onsite plant for precast molding and concrete batching. It also innovates through proprietary engineering technologies like precast which enables quicker turnaround times, requires less manual labor during construction and lowers long-term project costs ... ....

ODOT to replace Route 306 bridge over Chagrin River in Kirtland

Cascade Business News 27 Jan 2023
“As part of that, the city engineer and public service director asked that they include an option to make that bridge more aesthetically pleasing.” ... The alternate bids will include a black powder coating for the bridge’s railing and staining work to make the concrete look like real boulders, said City Engineer Douglas Courtney ... 26 ... 18 meeting ... ....

The Samsung Galaxy S23 could be the toughest mainstream phone yet

TechRadar 26 Jan 2023
... concrete while having just as much scratch resistance as the original Gorilla Glass Victus ... But the most reassuring thing about Victus 2 is simply that it’s more likely to survive a drop onto concrete – which according to Corning is the world’s most abundant engineered material.

Port of Longview OKs more rail upgrades

TDN 26 Jan 2023
Sydney Brown ... Materials alone will cost $158,455 to pay for longer-lasting, industrial-grade tracks as well as switching the decaying wood ties for stronger concrete ties ... People are also reading… ... William Burton, the port's director of facilities and engineering, said concrete ties have a longer lifespan and require less longterm maintenance.

Greek owners await 'real green solutions'

Seatrade Maritime News 26 Jan 2023
As pressure mounts on shipping to deliver more concrete action to cut emissions Haralambos J Fafalios, the GSCC chairman said. “We are still awaiting engine and shipbuilders to come up with real green solutions.” ... Related ... He said ... Related ... He said the industry is “still awaiting engine and ship builders to come up with real green solutions” ... He said ... .

New Diesel Mechanics & Pipefitting Labs Open

Texas Border Business 26 Jan 2023
The Diesel Mechanic program has several engines that surround an open classroom space where students can learn both the academic and hands-on sides of the trade. The class is already equipped with engines that students will come across daily when working in their field.

Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2 Plays Key Role in the Design of Samsung Electronics’ Next ...

Eagle-Tribune 26 Jan 2023
Gorilla Glass Victus 2’s new glass composition delivers improved drop performance on rough surfaces like concrete, while preserving the scratch resistance of Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® ... By better surviving drops on rough surfaces like concrete, the world’s most abundant engineered material, it redefines tough for consumers and OEMs.

Pacific Coast Highway reopens after extensive clean up

Orange County Register 26 Jan 2023
Pacific Coast Highway was open to traffic in both directions Wednesday, Jan. 25, afternoon, following extensive cleanup after sea water flooded onto the highway during high tides the previous morning ... Show Caption ... Engineers are expected to come out early next week to assess the stability of the lots, which are concrete built on top of sand, he said ... .

A river guide’s view of Lake Powell’s decline and the depths of the Colorado River crisis

The Los Angeles Times 26 Jan 2023
He revved the engine as the boat sped around a bend and up a riffle ... Last year, Weisheit and other environmentalists announced a contest, inviting engineers and engineering students to submit proposals for reengineering Glen Canyon Dam and rewilding the river ... He cut the engines and let the boat drift to a thicket on the bank.

Allen Engineering Unveils Concrete Trowel Powered by Power Solutions International Engine

Eagle-Tribune 25 Jan 2023
PSIX), a leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of emission-certified engines and power systems, recently announced a new professional collaboration with Allen Engineering, a global provider of concrete and related equipment for professional contractors ... Concrete 2023.

State of DevOps: Success happens through platform engineering

Computer Weekly 25 Jan 2023
Ronan Keenan, research director at Perforce, said the concepts behind platform engineering have been used on a small scale at large technology organisations for many years, but platform engineering provides a more concrete focus. “The concept is about building self-service capabilities which engineers and developers can use.

Atlas Awarded Three-Year, $21 Million Contract Extension at the Naval Nuclear Laboratory

The Galveston Daily News 25 Jan 2023
Atlas engineers and technical staff will conduct material and vendor validation, concrete mix design and batch plant certifications, field testing of soils and concrete to ensure compliance and safety with all Nuclear Quality Assurance standards.

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