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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.
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.
Faraday Future is striving to make its 3 million-square-foot factory one that boasts energy-efficient and eco-friendly aspects.
North Las Vegas could become the “breadbasket” of the valley, the city’s mayor has said.
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.
A homeowner in one Las Vegas neighborhood has health concerns about long-term exposure to dust from a neighboring construction site.
Talk about a fun day at school. More than 800 Clark County students got to learn about the construction industry.
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.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval last week made five appointments to the Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority.
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.
Professor Dave James talks about the solar energy program at UNLV.
As the Albert Einstein saying goes, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
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A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.