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The Ray in Georgia: Demanding More of Roadways

By Harriet Anderson Langford
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The world is getting smarter. Smart phones. Smart cars. Even smart thermostats. Yet, we’re still building the same roads that we were building in the 1950s. We need roads that do more than just get people from one place to another.

At The Ray, we demand more and reject the status quo. We start our discussions with “what ifs”: What if the road itself could produce energy? What if highway and interstate shoulders could generate new revenue for state departments of transportation? What if we demanded more of our roadways? At The Ray, we are asking, and answering, those questions.

Tetra Pak Invests in State-of-the-art Technology in Denton Factory

€30-million investment in factory upgrades positions the Denton production factory to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets
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DENTON, Texas, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton, TX is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant’s expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million investment in factory upgrades, including a new state-of-the-art laminator, that will ensure the facility is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets with a wider range of packaging formats.

Ecocentricity Blog: Taking a Bite Out of Designed Obsolescence

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Apple is a massive company with global influence. If they set ambitious goals, and then achieve them, the impact will be immense and go beyond their own balance sheet and impact report.

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Apple is a massive company with global influence. If they set ambitious goals, and then achieve them, the impact will be immense and go beyond their own balance sheet and impact report.

Sustainability on the Move

Advancements in sustainability require advancements in how we move people and products.
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In a recent blog post, I described how the design phase often determines the biggest sustainability impacts of infrastructure projects.

With transportation infrastructure in particular — whether for air, rail, road or sea — about to be radically transformed through technological advances, I foresee tremendous opportunity for sustainability.

Mary Barra Outlines GM’s Road Map for Safer, Better and More Sustainable Transportation Solutions

China is playing key role in company’s strategy
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SHANGHAI, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra hosted a press conference today in Shanghai to discuss GM’s road map for the future of personal mobility. The company’s goal is to address the challenges such as crashes, pollution and congestion that have come with growing urbanization.

According to Barra, “By working together, we can solve these challenges and deliver safer, better and more sustainable transportation solutions for all of our customers.”

Samsung Invites Teachers to Help Their Students “Solve for Tomorrow” Through STEAM Competition

Eighth annual contest empowers students to use critical thinking and creative problem solving to address real-world challenges
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, welcoming U.S. public school teachers who teach in public schools including Charter Schools that are 50% or more publicly funded to submit ideas on how their students can use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address a real-world problem in their community.

Tetra Tech is Using Innovative Technology to Recharge the Groundwater in Southern California

Treating 14 million gallons per day of secondary effluent to reduce reliance on imported water for 4 million people
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The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), selected Tetra Tech to design the Ground Water Reliability Improvement Project (GRIP). Tetra Tech used multiple technologies to treat secondary effluent to a near distilled water quality and re-inject into the groundwater basin. The effluent will be treated at a higher level than drinking water with less impurities or constituents in the water, allowing for a high-quality groundwater recharge.

Expert Interview With Tetra Tech's Alain Grenier, Project Management Expert

Facilitating communication and ensuring timely, efficient project execution
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Alain Grenier has nearly 40 years of project management experience and has been with Tetra Tech for nine years. He began his career as a network planner and procurement agent in a renowned telecommunications company. He dealt with thousands of power network-related procurement projects involving the supply of equipment, lines, and poles. Over the years, Mr.

Carol Chan Discusses Innovative Technology to Combat Counterfeit Seed

Using economic development expertise and innovative technology to prevent counterfeit agricultural activity to improve Ugandan farmers’ livelihoods
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

Nick Welz Ensures Tetra Tech Is at the Forefront of the Energy World

Providing submarine cable system solutions for Tetra Tech’s renewable energy clients
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

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