National network expands access, addresses ‘range anxiety’ through hundreds of high-powered DC charging stations
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch announced today it will design and construct hundreds of sites for Electrify America’s high-powered DC Fast Chargers, part of a nationwide network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that will dramatically reduce charging times and raise convenience for EV consumers.
In a recent LITES podcast interview, David Wilson, Bechtel’s chief innovation officer, discusses how Bechtel’s workforce is coming up with creative solutions to help our customers mitigate risks by creating safer, more efficient job sites, and cutting project schedules without cutting quality.
How can we work together to speed the pace of social change while making it more intuitive than ever before? To find out, make sure to attend the next #CiscoChat, a live video discussion on Monday, June 4th starting at 10 am PST.
Sharing lessons learned to prevent, detect, and manage hot landfill facilities
James Walker, PE, is a senior client manager with Cornerstone, A Tetra Tech Company. He earned his degree in Civil Engineering and has 30 years of experience with Subtitle D landfill design and construction projects across the United States. Here he discusses challenges solid waste managers may encounter related to hot landfills as well as prevention and management tactics. This blog post originally appeared on CornerPost. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
Designing lasting, sustainable marine structures and managing risk through resilient design
James Costello has more than 30 years of experience in structural and marine design. A registered professional engineer, Mr. Costello’s expertise includes the design and retrofit of buildings, locks, dams, bridges, tunnels, and marine structures and extensive design work for floating and float-in structures. Structure types also include in-the-wet hydraulic steel and concrete structures such as floating lock guide walls, dams, and gates. James has completed a significant amount of work on high-profile projects for the U.S.
Believe it or not, summer is right around the corner. Aside from hitting the beach and soaking up the sun, it’s also time to start preparing your facility for the summer heat. We often think about outfitting our facilities for colder months, but it’s just as important to consider compressor maintenance before the summer heat sets in. With hotter and more humid weather, compressor loads can easily reach peak levels and cause energy consumption to rise.
What’s one of the smartest ways a manufacturing facility can save on energy costs over the long term? If you’re thinking along the lines of compressed air efficiency then you’re correct. The single biggest cost associated with producing compressed air is the energy required to power the compressor. To save money in the long run, it’s good practice to maximize compressed air energy efficiency.
Tips for maximizing compressed air efficiency through piping configurations
by Jennifer Allison, Vice President, Supply Chain Sustainability
Championing Transparency – Leadership That Everyone Can See
Transparency is an increasing and transformational trend, with vehicles such as social media and virtual reality now providing unprecedented abilities and responsibilities in sharing thoughts and experiences with others.
Receiving recognition for our environmental mitigation and rehabilitation work in Port Jervis
The “Association des firmes de génie-conseil-Québec”(AFG-Québec, Association of Consulting Engineering Firms-Quebec) held the 16th annual “Grands Prix du génie-conseil” event honoring Quebec’s consulting and engineering experts and the industry’s best projects. Tetra Tech was nominated in 4 out of 11 categories, including Industry, Urban Infrastructures, Environment, and Consulting Engineering Mentor of the Year.