Tag Archives: Sustainability

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff Opens New Boulder, Colorado Office

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has opened a new office in Boulder, Colorado as the company works to expand its engineering and professional services into multiple market segments. The company’s facility at 4840 Pearl East Circle will support projects of clients across the buildings and transportation sectors in Colorado, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff said Monday. “The new office will expand our local base …

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Bechtel to Continue Support Work for Gabon’s $25B Nat’l Infrastructure Plan

Bechtel has extended its partnership with Gabon to continue work on a $25 billion national infrastructure plan that looks to build the country’s skill base for project management, construction, engineering, project controls, sustainability, health, safety, environment, quality and contracts. Bechtel said Wednesday the collaboration has established a public works agency called l’Agence Nationale des Grands Travaux …

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Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector Receives Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award; Jay Tolle Comments

Northrop Grumman has received the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Green Registry Leadership award in recognition of its sustainable practices and environmental work. Employees of Northrop’s electronic systems sector accepted the award from Mary Beth Tung, deputy secretary of Maryland’s state department; and Ben Wu, deputy secretary of the Maryland Department …

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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Support US-Japan Security, Growth, Sustainability Programs

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company can help with security, growth and sustainability initiatives to maintain the partnership and collaboration between the U.S. and Japan. “[It] is our shared values, our collaboration and our commitment to each other that will allow us to overcome these challenges successfully,” she said in her U.S.-Japan …

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CenturyLink Joins ComEd Program for Energy Efficiency at Chicago Data Center; Joel Stone Comments

CenturyLink‘s data hosting segment has tapped ComEd to support an energy-efficiency project that aims to reduce the energy consumption of CenturyLink’s 125,000-square-foot Chicago CH2 data center by 7.4 million kilowatt hours. In support of CenturyLink Technology Solutions‘ global green data center initiative, ComEd said Sunday it will implement its “Smart Ideas for Your Business” program …

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IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research. The company will accept project proposals from interested parties studying issues related to climate change and provide the selected researchers access to computing power donated by volunteers, IBM said Tuesday. This …

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Arkansas City Extends CH2M HILL Contract to Run Wastewater Facility; Steve Meininger Comments

CH2M HILL‘s contract to provide operations, maintenance and management services to Fayetteville, Arkansas’ wastewater facilities has been renewed for another five years and expanded to add engineering services. The company said Wednesday that its public-private partnership with the Fayetteville city council started in 1987 and includes facility management, design and construction services …

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