ASCE News

August 8, 2014

The deadline to vote in the election of new ASCE national officers is fast approching. Now is the time to make your voice heard and help shape the future of the civil engineering profession by voting. ASCE strongly encourages…Read More >>

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The Emerging Engineer

August 7, 2014

The most dreaded transition in most engineers’ careers is bearing down on me – soon I will be equally responsible for bringing in work as in executing projects. The two roles seem at odds in…Read More >>

ASCE News

The purpose of the Shale Energy Conference was to provide a platform for engineers, scientists, researchers, public officials, and government regulators to present the latest research and applications related to shale energy civil engineering. Addressing the attendees at the Opening Plenary Session was Pennsylvania Governor, Thomas W. “Tom” Corbett.
Photo Credit: Barbara Whitten
August 7, 2014

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects a 29% increase in U.S. natural gas production by 2035, “primarily driven by economics of shale gas.” As an energy source, natural gas has a major advantage over coal…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 6, 2014

On August 5 Missouri voters defeated a measure that would have established a dedicated infrastructure fund from revenue earned through three-quarters of a cent sales tax increase.  Constitutional Amendment 7 was dismissed in a 59%…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of short-term funding to the federal Highway Trust Fund.: “We thank…Read More >>

ASCE News

August 1, 2014

The ASCE Foundation is celebrating its 20th Birthday on August 2; please join me in thanking the Foundation for supporting so many valuable Society programs. The Foundation’s birthday wish is for you to “pay it forward”…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2014

Between the water main break on UCLA’s campus, the two Senate votes, and House vote to patch the Highway Trust Fund, the high cost of the failure to act was obvious this week. D+ infrastructure,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of H.R. 5021 in the U.S. Senate: “This evening, the United…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 29, 2014

Shelia Montgomery-Mills, P.E., M.ASCE, is a manager of projects and systems at Appleseed Workshop and also owns her own consulting firm, Civil Construction Solutions. She works on commercial and residential renewal projects in Birmingham, Alabama….Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 25, 2014

The Senate will vote early next week on the House’s bill to extend funding to the Highway Trust Fund until May. The upper chamber is poised to debate and vote on the bill and four…Read More >>