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New Zealand''s KiwiRail on Track for Major Upgrade
The 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, along with a number of other significant quakes in recent years in the South Island as well as the Wellington region prompted KiwiRail to assess its portfolio of buildings across New Zealand and to make improvements as needed.
Modular Hospital ''Triumph'' Generates Potentially Costly Trouble
A Dayton hospital addition hailed for modular techniques had Legionella outbreak, and the hospital required architect NBBJ to insure it.
Team Finds Firm Footing for Virginia''s Reston Station
Massive 1.3-million-sq-ft underground parking facility gets topped with creative structural systems to allow 1.5 million sq ft of building space.
Equipment Makers De-Feature for Rising Rental Market
With the rental market still growing, major equipment manufacturers converged on the Rental Show in New Orleans.
House Passes $7-Billion, 4-Year Amtrak Bill
Measure has a focus on Northeast Corridor, also aims to spark private investment around Amtrak stations and along its rights-of-way.
UK Utility Awards Contracts on $3.5-Billion London Sewer Upgrade
Set to become the country''s largest water infrastructure program, the effort will clean up combined sewer overflows that date back to the Victorian era.
Heavy Snowfalls Taking Toll on New England Roofs
Boston has recorded 100 inches of snow in a season for only the second time on record.
Virtual Hackathon Aims To Move Solar Forward
The SunShot Catalyst Prize program is a 60-day virtual hackathon launched in mid-February and sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Energy's SunShot Initiative that awards cash prizes for innovations.
The Human Side of Technology: Why Workers Won''t Use Collaboration Software
How to build human connections in your project team to encourage the use of collaboration software.
Offshore Wind-Power Prototype Advancing at FukushimaStories 1 - 10 of 1408
After a magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011, triggered a tsunami and knocked a nuclear power plant off line, the Japanese government was quick to seek alternative means of generating electricity.