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Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Strategic Directions Report reinforces the need for the industry to evolve
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

Comcast Announces Largest Ever Expansion of Its Internet Essentials Program

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Three million newly eligible households include those with disabilities and seniors. In eight years, the program has now connected more than eight million people from two million households to the internet at home.

Press Release

Three million newly eligible households include those with disabilities and seniors. In eight years, the program has now connected more than eight million people from two million households to the internet at home.

Interview With Raina Dwivedi, Water Resources Engineer

Addressing new and emerging issues and solutions in engineering
Blog

As a water resources engineer, Raina Dwivedi specializes in integrated water resources management and watershed planning. Raina has a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. We spoke with Raina as part of our #INWED19 campaign to not only celebrate our brilliant women engineers but also to raise their profiles and encourage those who aspire to become engineers and work in STEM. Follow #WomeninSTEM on social media for more stories.

Timberland Uses Recycled Plastic Bottles in New Footwear Collection

by Liz Gyekye
Article

“Around the world, the use of plastic water bottles is on the rise, and many of these end up in our landfills and oceans.”

US outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has launched a new footwear collection which uses materials made from recycled plastic bottles and recycled rubber.

The new collection is called Brooklyn EK+ and has been launched to support the company’s sustainability drive.

Read more here

Discovery Education Announces the Acquisition of Inspyro

Purchase of UK-Based Leader in Virtual and Augmented Reality Content Highlights Discovery Education’s Commitment to Providing Students Worldwide Immersive Learning Experiences
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD. August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the acquisition of leading virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) provider Inspyro. Terms were not disclosed.

Merck Named to Fast Company’s List of 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators

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Merck is proud to be named as one of Fast Company's 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators. Fast Company recently honored the company on its inaugural list recognizing businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition

Press Release

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), energy efficient innovations, announced a sponsorship to IEEE Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), an interdisciplinary, biennial global competition to identify and promote innovative solutions to energy poverty. EBL seeks solutions from innovators of all backgrounds that leverage cutting-edge technologies and are designed to scale.

Can We Create a ‘Future of Work’ that Works for Women?

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It wasn’t your typical business conference: youth from around the world danced in silent discos, Native women shared sacred words, and the Prime Minister of Canada made a 10-year commitment to women’s health.

Gas Processing Innovations Spur Increased Deployments, Including Role in Power Generation Mix

Black & Veatch’s new floating solutions leader identifies floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) technologies as viable route to gas industry growth
Press Release

SINGAPORE, August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LNG technologies, such as floating LNG (FLNG) innovations, driven by its shorter construction lead times and lower capital investment costs, are increasingly becoming a viable option for increased gas deployments. FLNG helps mitigate siting constraints that shore-based infrastructure may face.

At the same time, the continued need for a balanced power generation portfolio as well as the need to address energy security and environmental concerns are driving rapid growth in the gas industry.

Intel Foundation Supports the First U.S. WiSci STEAM Camp for Middle School Girls

By Pia Wilson-Body, President, Intel Foundation
Blog

“One Intel” is not a bumper sticker, it’s not a slogan, it is action that exemplifies how we bring Intel employees, resources and technology together to solve real world problems. Last week, at the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp in Bend, Oregon – we did just that. The U.S. State Department, Intel , Girl Up, along with other partners, founded WiSci STEAM Camps in 2015. Over the past four years, we’ve supported camps in Rwanda, Peru, Malawi, Namibia and Georgia.

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