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Trimble gifts technology labs for student use

Trimble has developed a program to donate technology labs kitted out with its hardware and software to universities and institutions across the globe.

Slideshow: Underwater sculpture park designed for Miami Beach

Dubbed the ReefLine, the 7 mi offshore public park will also function as an artificial reef to preserve and protect marine life and bolster coastal resilience.

Penn Station expansion creates new ‘grand entrance’ to NYC

New York City’s new Moynihan Train Hall was constructed within a historical post office building, across from Penn Station and directly above many of the station’s platforms and tracks.

New material excels at removing copper from water

Researchers have developed a new material that shows great promise as a means of removing copper — which is linked to disease and organ failure — from contaminated water sources.

Review: How to leave automated decision-making behind

Tired of outsourcing your decisions to technologies, experts, and rules? Author Vikram Mansharamani offers solutions in his book "Think for Yourself."

King County, Washington, promotes sewer heat recovery as renewable energy source

To promote sustainable energy sources, King County, Washington — home to the city of Seattle — is seeking to recover used waste heat in the county’s sewer system.

Slideshow: Design unveiled for maritime center to be built in Rotterdam’s harbor

The maritime center will be accessible via two bridges and will be more or less visible as the tide ebbs and flows up to 2 m in height.

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U.S. Army Corps deconstructs nuclear facilities, carefully

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently decommissioned and dismantled a nuclear power plant onboard a ship — the first of a trio of reactors that must be deconstructed over the next several years.

Penn Station expansion creates new ‘grand entrance’ to NYC

New York City’s new Moynihan Train Hall was constructed within a historical post office building, across from Penn Station and directly above many of the station’s platforms and tracks.

Breakwaters aim to halt ongoing erosion at coastal refuge

A new series of breakwaters in southwestern Louisiana features an innovative, lightweight design to overcome the region’s poor soils.

Duke researchers ask: Can soil temperature predict a landslide?

Duke University researchers are taking the temperature of landslides to help predict sudden, catastrophic failures of the moving land masses.

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Paying attention to details pays off

Matthew Hughes, P.E., M.ASCE, is digitizing infrastructure into GIS databases, making sure the data are accurate for utility clients.

From the January/February 2021 print issue

Crescent shape marks new airport terminal in New Orleans

The new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport terminal features a crescent-shaped geometry designed to withstand hurricanes.

Oregon State University instructor brings statics to life

Kenny G. Martin, an instructor at Oregon State University, infuses his love for statics into his teaching.

On-the-ground advice on avoiding burnout during a pandemic

Tommy Faulkner, P.E., LEED AP, answers seven questions and offers advice on how to avoid burnout for yourself and your staff during a pandemic.

Manhattan’s St. John’s Park is reimagined for recreational use

Architecture studio Ballman Khapalova has created a park design for the traffic circle that acts as the Holland Tunnel’s terminus in Manhattan.