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Through Code Conference Lens: How Tech is Breaking the Barriers to Addressing Societal Challenges

by Lara Birkes, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Individuals and communities have never been more empowered to address societal challenges than they are today. Equally, they have never been more equipped to tackle them thanks to the innovation and technological developments at our fingertips.

B&V Positions for Long-lasting Impact on Colorado’s Water Supply

Dedicated experts will work to enhance water storage and reliability along the Front Range
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DENVER, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller will deliver Black & Veatch's water supply, dam-related storage and transmission systems services along the Front Range.

Jay Leno’s Garage Features Arrow Electronics SAM Car

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The semi-autonomous vehicle that Arrow Electronics developed for quadriplegic former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt was featured Wednesday on the U.S. television program “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

Watch the SAM Car segment on Jay Leno’s Garage: https://www.youtube.com/user/JayLenosGarage

IoT, Maker Movement Add "Cool" Factor to Industrial Sector

by Alex Iuorio, Avnet Senior Vice President of Supplier Development
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In the early days of my career, when I would tell people I worked for an electronics distributor, their eyes would light up with fascination. The era of personal electronics was just dawning and the public was mesmerized. Once I clarified that I worked primarily with industrial manufacturers, their eyes would instantly glaze over. While consumer electronics was considered sexy, the industrial sector was more utilitarian. Critical of course, but hardly fodder for cocktail party chitchat.

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.

When Global Health Benefits From a Breath of Fresh Air

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Breaking the mould of the work routine is invaluable. I was reminded of this recently as I walked around the white tents of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Here, against the backdrop of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, you’re more likely to see shorts and t-shirts than suits and ties. There's also a good chance you’ll finally talk with that expert you’ve been trying to connect with for months - while waiting in line for a famous Let’s be Frankgrass-fed beef hot dog.

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.

Arrow Electronics | Halo Smart Labs

Following a Disaster, You Don't Want to Be Left Asking, What If?
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See how Halo worked with Arrow to create a home monitoring system that provides an early warning against tragedies like fires, tornadoes, and carbon monoxide... because when it comes to your family's safety, every second counts. 

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See how Halo worked with Arrow to create a home monitoring system that provides an early warning against tragedies like fires, tornadoes, and carbon monoxide... because when it comes to your family's safety, every second counts. 

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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