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Atlas Copco Opens LEED Certified Plant in South Carolina

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Atlas Copco celebrated the grand opening of our new, LEED Certified, South Carolina plant with tours, speeches and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The facility will help us continue to deliver sustainable productivity.

Watch video here.

Learn more about sustainability at Atlas Copco here.

Sahibabad, India, Green Team Conserves Water, Harvests Rain to Benefit Environment, Community

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Our manufacturing facility in Sahibabad, India, is in the heart of India's water crisis. The country's water shortage – caused by drought, urbanization, a dramatically increasing population and more – leaves 77 million people in India without access to safe drinking water and overstresses groundwater resources.

Here's What a Sustainable Highway Might Look Like

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One of the best places to see the future of sustainable transportation might be in the heart of Georgia.

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One of the best places to see the future of sustainable transportation might be in the heart of Georgia.

Turning Asia’s Flood Waters into Opportunities

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Utilities throughout the Asia Pacific region are investing in advanced stormwater management strategies to improve resource resilience and overall water sustainability.

The changing dynamics of weather patterns, urbanization, population and the economic/social environments are prompting the region’s utilities to enhance investments especially as increased urban development is putting pressure on available land. Rising seawater levels and increased frequency of intense rainfall events are also highlighting how water resources are managed.

Black & Veatch-Designed Microgrid to Power Innovation at Shell Technology Center in Houston

Company delivers microgrid innovation platform
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/– Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and deployment of clean energy-producing microgrids, has been selected by Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc. to perform engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) on a new microgrid system at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston.

Smart Metering Enables Smarter Utility Management

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Among the most notable findings from this year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report is the velocity of planning throughout the industry for implementing more advanced operational technologies, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and enterprise asset management. More than 30 percent of utilities have indicated plans to implement these technologies, indicating the industry’s evolution and response to perennial issues of tightening budgets, rising costs and providing enhanced customer service.

Dow Launches Grant Program to Increase Plastics Recycling

Collaborates with Keep America Beautiful to Award Two $50,000 Grants
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MIDLAND, Mich., July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today it has teamed up with national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

Elliott Bay Seawall Project, Seattle, Washington | Redeveloping the Central Waterfront Area

Planning, engineering, and environmental support to bring new life to Seattle’s storied waterfront
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The Seattle Department of Transportation, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is replacing the failing seawall in downtown Seattle, providing the foundation and structural support for a new waterfront.

In 2010, The Seattle Department of Transportation selected Tetra Tech to provide planning, engineering, and environmental support for this high-profile project. In addition to protecting the waterfront, replacing the seawall provides opportunities to restore fish habitat and reconnect people to the water.

Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies

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At 10:00 am PDT on July 26th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Steph Stoppenhagen from Black & Veatch, Jim O’Gara from Deloitte Advisory, and Marisa Walker from Arizona Commerce Authority.

Register for the Webinar: Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies

Recycled Tires Increase Longevity of Troup County, Georgia Road

Troup County Partners with The Ray to Identify Optimal Asphalt Mix for Tom Hall Parkway
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Troup County, Georgia and The Ray are excited to announce that the Tom Hall Parkway paving project will use recycled tires mixed into the asphalt to increase road durability and reduce road noise.

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Troup County, Georgia and The Ray are excited to announce that the Tom Hall Parkway paving project will use recycled tires mixed into the asphalt to increase road durability and reduce road noise.

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