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June 9, 2017

Innovation isn’t an option for Samer Dessouky in his transportation engineering research at the University of Texas at San Antonio – it’s an integral part of solving practical problems. “As time went by in my…Read More >>

A Cat 793F CMD mining truck leaves an iron ore pit. PHOTO: Mark Sprouls/Caterpillar
June 8, 2017

Michael C. Murphy has been adjusting to new technologies his entire career. It’s par for the course in mining engineering – now more than ever. Murphy, chief engineer for the Surface Mining and Technology Division…Read More >>

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June 7, 2017

Ethics lie at the core of all engineering decisions. And the decisions made by civil engineers can affect millions of people. Despite the importance of ethics, many questions remain about ethical issues pertaining to sustainability,…Read More >>

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June 5, 2017

For the first time in Society history, women will hold all three levels of presidential leadership. Robin Kemper has been elected ASCE’s 2018 President-Elect by a majority of voting Society members in a month-long election…Read More >>

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June 2, 2017

Music, tradition, and a whole lot of oysters. ASCE’s 2017 Convention is heading south, Oct. 8-11, to the largest city in Louisiana, where the motto is “Laissez les bon temps rouler,” or “Let the good…Read More >>

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June 1, 2017

Want a peek at the future? The top three winners of the 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest share the potential to go from concept to reality in just a few years. From a diverse group of…Read More >>

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June 23, 2017

With just over three months to go before the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization expires, and a “D” grade for aviation in the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, the House and Senate committees released their bills yesterday to reauthorize the agency. The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s bill, H.R. 2997, will be the more controversial of the...


June 15, 2017

Many state legislatures have already adjourned their session until 2018 while others are nearing the halfway point. Now is a good time to review what progress has been made on infrastructure issues. Despite mixed outcomes, transportation was once again at the top of the “to do lists” of many legislative chambers in 2017. Five states...


June 13, 2017

Yesterday 253 congressmen sent a letter to the leadership of the House Ways & Means Committee asking that a long-term fix for Highway Trust Fund be included in their tax reform efforts. “As the Committee on Ways and Means continues to work toward a much-needed update of the U.S. tax code, you have an opportunity...


June 09, 2017

Capping off his Administration’s ‘Infrastructure Week,’ President Trump held an event this morning on permitting reform at the U.S. Department of Transportation. President Trump, joined by Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, met with heads of state departments of transportation and then addressed a group of transportation officials and stakeholders....


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