About 400 students will get together this afternoon in Colorado Springs to show off their engineering skills in a fun competition.
It's the 2011 American Society of Civil Engineers Rocky Mountain Student Conference. About 400 students, cadets, and faculty members from 16 different schools from the United States and... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Longmont engineer who repeatedly ran into legal trouble for improper explosives has been banned from pursuing chemistry. Retired electrical engineer Ronald Swerlein received the unusual sentence Friday after his second explosives possession conviction. Swerlein holds 11 patents but suffered a brain injury in a car... more »
Bechtel currently has three positions open in Pueblo, as the company continues to build a plant to neutralize mustard agent munitions.
The closing date for all three jobs is July 21.
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A coal train derailed Friday morning in Chesapeake, Virginia, leaving its engine dangling off a bridge.
The train apparently failed to stop as it approached a bridge over the intercoastal waterway. Coast Guard officials rushed to the scene and closed the area surrounding the waterway.
About 1,500 gallons... more »
Like thousands of other Texans living atop one of the country's most productive natural gas fields, folks in this tiny town were giddy when drillers started offering up the fat checks.
The mayor likened it to the Gold Rush, and many of the 200 residents of a town that... more »
It was a desperate, ultimately futile battle - machine against nature - and Ocean City kept it up long after the outcome had been decided.
As wave after wave pummeled the beachfront during last week's powerful nor'easter, more and more of the sand disappeared until the ocean came roaring... more »
Homer Hickam. Name ring a bell?
If you watched the wonderful movie "October Sky" with Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern, you know that Homer rose from a rural West Virginia childhood destined to work in a coal mine--to NASA engineer. That film was based on Hickam's book "Rocket Boys",... more »
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources seeks an engineer to provide the hydrographic branch with a full range of engineering techniques involved with water measurement; to review the designs for water measurement devices to be used in water rights administration that have been proposed by professional engineers from other government... more »