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Black & Veatch’s Incubator Launches Campaign for Coronavirus Solutions

‘IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator’ aims to hasten development, deployment of innovations to stem pandemic
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – From its prompting of citizens to socially distance themselves to its rising infection rates and economic devastation, the novel coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented, tragic disruption. It’s against that backdrop that a Black & Veatch initiative is leading a push to find and collaborate with startups and other innovators to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, with the hope that the future applications also extend beyond the pandemic itself.

Aiming for Carbon Neutral by 2050; Building the Rocket Ship for the New "Moon Shot"

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Decarbonization is a hot topic and can be considered the new “moon shot” of the 21st century. In a recently contributed article to Power Engineering magazine, power industry professionals Leslie Ponder and Kevin Cornish explore the future of decarbonization, and what it will take to get us to a future of net-zero carbon emissions or carbon-free energy goals in a rapidly decentralizing marketplace.

UCSF Uses HP BioPrinter To Optimize Combinations of Cancer Medications

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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Watch Dr. David Donner, UC San Francisco’s Director of Surgical Oncology Research Lab, Explain the Benefits of Innovative New Microfluidics Technology in Cancer Research.

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Schneider Electric Partners with CDP to Provide Global Sustainability Consulting

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  • Schneider Electric has renewed its Accredited Provider partnership with CDP to provide global consultancy services in sustainability and software
  • The renewal marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between Schneider Electric and CDP
  • 75% of Schneider Electric CDP consulting clients received a Climate disclosure score of “B” or above in 2019
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  • Schneider Electric has renewed its Accredited Provider partnership with CDP to provide global consultancy services in sustainability and software
  • The renewal marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between Schneider Electric and CDP
  • 75% of Schneider Electric CDP consulting clients received a Climate disclosure score of “B” or above in 2019

Tetra Tech’s Jamie Brescol Wins Company’s 2019 Technical Achievement Award for Integrated Planning and Optimization Software

Providing cost savings and better deliverables for the wet weather and asset management markets
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

New Holland Agriculture Plant in Zedelgem, Belgium, ‘Supporting’ Its Workers in More Ways Than One

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New Holland Agriculture a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), hosted Hilde Crevits, the Belgian Minister of Agriculture and Work, at its New Holland Agriculture plant in Zedelgem, Northwest of Belgium. The Zedelgem facility focuses on developing and building combine harvesters, balers and forage harvesters for global export.

FedEx and Chanje to Develop Groundbreaking Charging Infrastructure

Construction Underway to Electrify 42 Locations
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 4, 2020, /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) started construction on electronic DC (direct current) charging stations back in January, and recently announced the next phase of its electric vehicle rollout. Through an agreement with Chanje Energy Inc., the company plans to electrify 42 FedEx stations in California, making it one of the largest deployments of integrated charging infrastructure by a single commercial fleet to date.

How Exascale Computing Will Impact Our Lives, Our World

Researchers and engineers will be able to solve problems that previously were out of reach.
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It's hard to imagine how a billion billion (i.e. a quintillion) calculations per second and beyond will affect the way we live and work, but such performance will bring new capabilities for a new set of workloads in research institutions and the enterprise. Translated, exascale computing is expected to solve problems previously out of reach with advances in new energy solutions, healthcare, weather prediction, materials science, and so much more.

How Technology Is Protecting Endangered Species

Sharon Gaudin
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Artificial intelligence, the cloud, and smart cameras are being used to catch poachers and track wildlife populations.

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Artificial intelligence, the cloud, and smart cameras are being used to catch poachers and track wildlife populations.

The Future of Print Is Seamless, Secure, and Better for the Planet

By David Needle
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At a recent analyst event, HP’s top leaders laid out their vision for print with consumer-focused business models for mobility, security, and sustainability.

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At a recent analyst event, HP’s top leaders laid out their vision for print with consumer-focused business models for mobility, security, and sustainability.

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