RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Heavy Engineering

A collection of news and information related to Heavy Engineering published by this site and its partners.

Top Heavy Engineering Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks

    IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
    The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international...
  • When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job

    When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job
    Nobody could recall his real name. Instead, he was known simply as Alabam, probably a riff off his Southern roots. But they all knew him, the old man who played a gritty and all-but-thankless role in the Depression-era building of Hoover Dam. Alabam...
  • Polluting our health

    Polluting our health
    The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
  • Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix

    Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix
    A berm that has lost elevation over the years and overtopped last spring will soon be fixed. Wheaton city council members voted on June 2 to approve the $110,500 project to raise the grade at the Thompson berm, which runs along the south end of Morse...
  • E3: Sony One Ups Microsoft with 'Destiny'

    In a surprising case of one-upmanship, Activision Blizzard will launch its sci-fi tentpole "Destiny" on Sony's PlayStation 4 before it becomes available on Microsoft's Xbox One. The release, announced during Sony PlayStation's press conference at the...
  • Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution

    Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution
    Two civil rights groups today urged a federal appeals court in Chicago to uphold a district judge's unprecedented order that confidential court filings by the government in a local terrorism prosecution be disclosed to the defense. Federal prosecutors...
  • No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire

    No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire
    No one was hurt in a Schaumburg warehouse fire this morning that officials say may have started with a piece of equipment inside. The fire at a manufacturing building at 525 Estes Ave. started just before 7 a.m., said Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl....
  • L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision

    L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision
    An off-duty Los Angeles police detective was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup collided with a cement truck in Beverly Hills on the same street where a fellow officer died in a similar crash two months ago. Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the 25-year LAPD...
  • Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle

    Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal. Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
  • New principal picked for Bolingbrook High School

    New principal picked for Bolingbrook High School
    Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night. Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...
  • U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built

    U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built
    With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster. Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...