Industry News

Week of 2/16/14

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Civil Engineering: The Magazine of the ASCE reports that "Strong El Niños Predicted To Become More Common" because of climate warming.

The New York Times reports that "Obama Requests New Rules for Cutting Truck Pollution." (Baker, Davenport, 2/18)

Week of 2/09/14

Monday, February 10, 2014

Civil Engineering: The Magazine of the ASCE reports that "Researchers Use Ocean Waves To Forecast Seismic Shaking" in the Los Angeles basin. (Cardno, 2/11)

San Francisco Chronicle reports "Bay Bridge's new problem: leaks." (Van Derbeken, 2/8)

Week of 2/02/14

Monday, February 3, 2014

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Ten Bay Area engineers elected to National Academy of Engineering." (2/11)

NPR reports "Sniper Attack On Calif. Power Station Raises Terrorism Fears." (2/5)

Contra Costa Times reports "California drought: Biggest rainfall of 2014 soaks Bay Area." (Rodriguez & Noguchi, 2/3)

Week of 1/26/14

Monday, January 27, 2014

San Jose Mercury News reports that "Oakland's GoldieBlox wins 30-second Super Bowl commercial." (Somerville, 1/31)

San Jose Mercury News reports that "Kentucky man drives coast-to-coast in his Tesla Model S." (Hull, 1/28)

Mashable reports that "The Answer to Affordable Housing Could Lie Within a 3D Printer." (Magdaleno, 1/27)


Week of 1/19/14

Monday, January 20, 2014

Contra Costa Times reports "Photographer focuses lens on Bay Bridge builders in exhibit." (Mondon, 1/23)

Civil Engineering: The Magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers reports about the design challenges of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial in Washington D.C. (Boniface, 1/20)

Week of 1/12/14

Monday, January 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times reports that "Deadly power of '94 quake was revealed at Northridge Meadows." (Gerber, 1/17)

San Francisco Business Times reports that "Senior boomers will reshape housing and economy for years, Fed economist warns."

Week of 1/5/14

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Week of 12/29/13

Monday, December 30, 2013

National Geographic reports on the "Ten Biggest Energy Stories of 2013," the first being that the "U.S. Fracks Its Way to Top in Oil, Gas." (Lavelle, 12/30)

Los Angeles Times reports "L.A., Santa Monica buildings may sit atop quake faults" in a story on California earthquake safety. (Xia, Lin II, Smith, 12/30)

Week of 12/22/13

Monday, December 23, 2013

Silicon Valley Business Journal reports on "Silicon Valley's biggest commercial real estate stories of 2013." (Donato-Weinstein, 12/26)

CNET reports on "Crablike robot walks on walls, ceilings with magnetic feet" that "could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures." (Hornyak, 12/20)

Week of 12/15/13

Monday, December 16, 2013

San Francisco Business Times reports on "Residential real estate in five key events from 2013." (Torres, 12/17)

The Los Angeles Times reports that "Tesla Motors plans to debut cheaper car in early 2015." (Undercoffler, 12/15)

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