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civil and environmental engineering and construction In The News

Aug 14, 2018

Partnership with UNLV School of Engineering, new public safety campaign, and 2018 press conference.

Jul 31, 2018

There's a potential new, modern way to utilize one of the nation's greatest engineering feats. Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel of the 20th century made of concrete and steel continues to generate a significant amount of energy to power the southwest, but it may eventually serve another purpose.

Jul 31, 2018

The Hoover Dam was a 20th Century marvel but engineers say it is time for the dam to hit its full potential.

Dec 21, 2017

The devastating Amtrak Cascades train 501 derailment Monday happened while the train was racing at about 80 miles per hour — far above the speed limit of 30 miles per hour, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday. The train cars lurched off the tracks, spilling onto and dangling above the interstate below. At least three people were killed and dozens more injured.

Aug 28, 2017

A project proposed to the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (LACSD), on Aug. 9 during a board meeting, once again resurfaced an issue that is controversial for residents on the mountain — that of conducting a study about how mixing and assimilating recycled water into Lake Arrowhead would work.

Apr 18, 2016

Faraday Future is striving to make its 3 million-square-foot factory one that boasts energy-efficient and eco-friendly aspects.

Feb 4, 2016

North Las Vegas could become the “breadbasket” of the valley, the city’s mayor has said.

Feb 4, 2016

After finalizing a $1 billion deal with electric carmaker Faraday Future in December, large companies from California, the Midwest and Europe have shown increased interest in North Las Vegas' Apex Industrial park, city officials said.

Feb 4, 2016

A homeowner in one Las Vegas neighborhood has health concerns about long-term exposure to dust from a neighboring construction site.

Oct 16, 2015

Talk about a fun day at school. More than 800 Clark County students got to learn about the construction industry.

Sep 29, 2015

As the Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority prepares for its inaugural meeting Tuesday, the five-member board already is hopelessly behind in meeting a deadline established by the enabling legislation.

Sep 14, 2015

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval last week made five appointments to the Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority.

Sep 11, 2015

Five Southern Nevada residents, including a financial expert, the general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission and an engineering professor, have been named to the new Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority.

Aug 25, 2015

Professor Dave James talks about the solar energy program at UNLV.

May 4, 2015
Gail Kaiser has spent much of her life here on Lake Mead, with its crystal blue water pouring into canyons and splintering off like blood vessels into coves and bays, forming the vast reservoir that stretches into two states.
Mar 25, 2015
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Oct 19, 2014

As the Albert Einstein saying goes, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”