November 2012

Tech Trends: Predicting Technology That Will Become Obsolete

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 29, 2012

If there’s one thing engineers can’t get enough of, it’s technology. And although we find the evolution of technology fascinating, it’s tough to see some of our favorite gadgets go by the wayside. Since this is the time of year when you start to see a lot of “What’s to come in the year ahead” […]

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Burns & McDonnell to Unveil New Civic Technology at CityAge

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 28, 2012

The two-day CityAge summit, designed “to amplify new ideas in business, government and society,” is the perfect place for Burns & McDonnell to unveil an innovative new technology tool, PublicWay. The proprietary, web-based tool is designed to help public sector authorities coordinate and manage all activities related to use, construction and maintenance of public rights-of-way […]

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STEMChat: Giving You Resources to Raise STEM-Loving Kids

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 27, 2012

As engineers, it’s no surprise that we’re passionate about all things STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). And what’s more, we’re equally invested in giving kids the resources they need to not only explore STEM curriculum in school, but also consider STEM careers. We recently stumbled on #STEMChat, a monthly Twitter chat devoted to all […]

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3 Common Mistakes in Wind Turbine Technology Selection

by Aaron Anderson November 23, 2012

Wind energy development is complex and selecting the optimal wind turbine technology is critical. The process requires careful evaluation of numerous factors, and, unfortunately, many wind farm owners make the same mistakes during the selection process. What should you know when evaluating wind turbine technology for your wind farm? The key factor is that not […]

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Keys To Successful Decommissioning Regulatory Filings

by The Burns & McDonnell Team November 21, 2012

As a result of increasing coal-fired power plant retirements and EPA regulations that are expected to trigger additional retirements, it’s more important than ever to not only stay up-to-date with these changes, but also assess and plan for decommissioning costs. Get a better understanding of not only what’s ahead for fossil generation decommissioning but also […]

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