Engineering Education

Terminal Industry Professionals Unite at ILTA

by The Burns & McDonnell Team May 31, 2013

Terminal industry pros are headed deep in the heart of Texas for the upcoming International Liquid Terminals Association conference, which kicks off June 3 in Houston. The 33rd annual event is a prime opportunity for those in and connected with the terminals industry to gather for three days of networking, discussion and learning. This year’s […]

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8 Interesting Facts About Wind Power

by The Burns & McDonnell Team May 10, 2013

Wind is a constant presence and something that most of us don’t think twice about. Yet wind power continues to be a growing source of renewable energy. The American Wind Energy Association reports that, in 2012, “wind energy became the number one source of new U.S. electricity generating capacity for the first time, providing some […]

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KC Young Professionals: Attend Screening of Liquid Assets

by The Burns & McDonnell Team May 3, 2013

It’s no secret that our water infrastructure is in trouble. And if you’re a young professional in Kansas City who’s interested in learning more, make plans to attend an upcoming screening of the water infrastructure documentary Liquid Assets. The 90-minute film tells the story of our essential infrastructure systems — water, wastewater and stormwater — […]

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The Challenges Facing Our Water System

by The Burns & McDonnell Team April 30, 2013

Just as our veins keep blood and nutrients flowing through our bodies, the country’s water infrastructure is the circulatory system that keeps our nation alive. The downside? Our water infrastructure is approaching a state of crisis as a result of becoming outdated, overused and underserviced. To help raise awareness of the plight facing the country’s […]

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Explore Water Issues and Trends During AWWA Annual Meeting

by The Burns & McDonnell Team March 22, 2013

As the water industry continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever to stay up to date with the issues and trends impacting water services, projects and infrastructure — and that’s why the 2013 Joint Conference of the Missouri Water Environment Association and the Missouri Section of the American Water Works Association is on our […]

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Power-Gen: Coal Plant Retirement Challenges and Opportunities

by The Burns & McDonnell Team December 12, 2012

There’s no denying that this year’s Power-Gen conference includes a number of hot topics, and coal-fired plant retirements are among them. Not only are they becoming more widespread throughout the country — they’re also introducing a need for innovative solutions to help make the retirement process more efficient, both in terms of time and required […]

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