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Georgia Department of Transportation Board Endorses Innovative, Safe and Sustainable Demonstrations on The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway Paving the Way for Sustainable Transportation Innovation

The Ray Will Become a Proving Ground for Safer, Smarter Highway Mobility
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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

The Ray, officially known as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, is an 18-mile corridor on Interstate 85 that connects exits 1 and 18 – from West Point, Ga., to LaGrange Ga.

CALSTART Membership Expands Black & Veatch’s Footprint in Alternative Fuels Market

Affiliation with clean technology alliance supports transition to zero emission transportation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, an engineering and construction company with deep experience in deploying electric vehicle and sustainable transportation infrastructure, announced today it has joined CALSTART, a respected national non-profit alliance devoted to clean transportation technology.

Cities Are ‘Smartening Up’ for the Future with IoT

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The Internet of Things (IoT) – the concept that all devices that can be connected will be connected – is starting to take root in cities in various parts of the globe. IoT is being used to better manage energy, water, transportation and safety – but what exactly does this look like in first-adopter cities?

National Geographic's Unique Lodges Showcase the Sustainable Future of the Travel Industry

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National Geographic convened a group of travel industry leaders at its Washington, D.C. headquarters for "The Transformation of Travel," an afternoon dedicated to the future of global travel and the ways the industry is embracing sustainability. The June 9 event featured the owners of some of the properties selected for National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World program, a collection of lodges in locations around the world committed to operating sustainably, delivering unparalleled service and preserving the natural and cultural heritage of their local communities.

Highly Recommended: The Electronics Recycling Landscape Report

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I’ve been focused on electronics at end of life since 2008, when I did the research for Green IT For Dummies.In the past eight years, the growth in electronic waste has exploded, making it the fastest-growing waste stream in the world.

Mining Data for Greener Fleet Management

Smart GPS tracking can lead to more efficient fleet management.
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For today’s builder, running a sustainable business is more important ever before. In the United States, approximately 20 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are contributed by light-duty vehicles. It is essential that businesses that use vehicles as part of their operations find ways to limit environmental impact and improve sustainability. Construction fleets are implementing GPS tracking systems to better manage fleet resources to limit GHG emissions, which contribute to climate change, air pollution and disease.

Innovation Keeps Rail Business on Time and on Track

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For a railroad, reliability is everything. Advances in technology and innovation are transforming global rail transport.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar’s rail business is leading with innovative solutions that tackle some of the most challenging problems facing the industry.

Ecocentricity Blog: Our Gathering Place

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One of our family’s gathering places is particularly special, because it connects everyone to Ray in a very meaningful way. We call it Lost Valley.

I think it is important for families to have gathering places. It may be as simple as your parents’ living room on Christmas morning. Some families might gather at a favorite restaurant every month or so. Others might have an annual vacation where everyone blocks out a whole week to go to the same beach the family has visited for decades.

Solar Installations Gain From Strategic Alliance of Overland Contracting Inc. and Schletter Inc.

Companies will combine their expertise to serve a growing solar photovoltaic market
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of engineering and construction company Black & Veatch, announced today it has formed a strategic alliance with Schletter Inc., an industry-leading provider of solar mounting systems, to address the growing market for high-quality solar photovoltaic (PV) installation projects.

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