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Tetra Tech's Branko Primetica Discusses the Importance of Integrating Security With Development and Operations

Integrating DevSecOps into your CI/CD pipeline for bigger resource savings, higher quality products, and a quicker deployment time
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Branko Primetica has more than 20 years of experience as an information technology (IT) executive in process and performance improvement, DevSecOps, technology modernization, and artificial intelligence. Branko has supported multiple U.S. federal agencies with these initiatives, resulting in more than $300 million in cost savings due to integration of emerging technology and consolidation and modernization of redundant IT systems.

The Art and Science of Changing Lives

Limbitless Solutions builds self-confidence and independence in kids with limb differences.
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As a graduate student in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Albert Manero always wanted to use his engineering skills to change the world. One morning in 2013, he caught a glimpse of how he might do it.

“I heard a radio interview with a man who developed the first 3D-printed mechanical hand, shared his design, and essentially started a global movement of makers,” Manero says. “I was determined to help by bringing whatever skills and lab resources I could to the project.”

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

Bridgestone Teams up With Microsoft to Innovate With an Intelligent Tyre Monitoring System for Enhanced Safety

Summary: 
  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.
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  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.

Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System's Resilience

National Science Foundation grant teams Rice, Howard universities, with Black & Veatch support, to model resilience of Houston’s wastewater treatment plants
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – It’s a familiar scene: people stockpiling cases of water when extreme weather hits, illustrating how climate-related disasters can seriously damage watersheds and disrupt water supplies.

UPS Longitudes | The Power of the Pedal

Peter Harris @ UPS
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In 1907, two teenagers with one bicycle between them started a business running errands, shuttling notes and telegrams and making home deliveries by foot and by bike. Eventually, their fledgling messenger service became what is now UPS.

More than a century later, we are back on our bikes. More specifically, electrically-assisted cycles (e-cycles).

Arrow Electronics Smart Home Innovation Contest 2020

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DENVER, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is teaming with Silicon Labs, AWS and TE Connectivity to find and support new technology that will make homes more secure, better connected and easier to control. The companies have launched the Smart Home Innovation Contest to inspire inventive and original solutions to solve the challenges consumers face in their homes.

HP's Singapore Lab Is a Training Ground for the Next-Gen Workforce

HP and Nanyang Technological University are upskilling students and workers, and helping build the future of digital manufacturing.
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In the western part of Singapore, near army training camps and dense jungle, sits Nanyang Technological University. One of the top colleges in the world, the 500-acre campus is populated with pastel-colored residence halls, glass-walled classrooms, a Chinese garden, and an ornate entry gate.

Tetra Tech Develops Microseismic Technology to Mitigate Tailings Dam Breaches

Providing innovative technology solutions for tailings dams
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Tetra Tech is a leader in developing solutions to support the operational safety of geotechnical and natural structures. On a global scale, tailings dam breaches are increasing in frequency, causing significant damage to the environment and even loss of life. To mitigate these catastrophic events in the future, Tetra Tech developed microseismic technology that can monitor the structural stability of tailings dams and identify parameters that may cause a failure.

Black & Veatch Supporting Western Power Agency on First Hydrogen-Capable Combined Cycle Units, Helping to Curb Carbon Emissions

Leading engineering firm selected to help Intermountain Power Agency transition to green hydrogen technology, ensuring a cleaner, more sustainable future
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June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the global pursuit of decarbonization continues to transform the energy mix, Black & Veatch is helping Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) transition to green hydrogen as it works to substantially decrease and ultimately minimize its carbon footprint across Utah, Nevada and California.

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