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The winners of ASCE's 2017 National Concrete Canoe Competition -- Cal Poly SLO -- are no strangers to hard work. Their canoe, "Meraki," translates from Greek into "pouring one’s heart and soul into a project." Read about their victory in "America's Cup of Civil Engineering:" http://ow.ly/lT8Z30cUpbr.

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ASCE/SEI 7-16 provides the most up-to-date and coordinated loading standard for general structural design, available in print and e-book formats. Find out what's new in this edition and order your copy: http://ow.ly/jvFB30cUezr.

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"City officials in Portland, Oregon, have approved a construction permit for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation." Check it out!


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"'I'm at the point of my career where you want to to learn every aspect of construction,'" said Ellen Becker, who's been a key player in the structural steel phase of Milwaukee's $524 million Bucks arena project. "'I want to fill bigger and bigger roles as my career goes on.'"


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ASCE Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks highlight the creativity and innovation of engineers! Which ones have you visited? Share your photos with us on social media using #VisitASCELandmarks, or submit them here: http://woobox.com/d9jn9p!

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What challenges does the civil engineering profession face in the 21st century, and how should ASCE address them? How will the current administration impact civil engineers? Hear what the official nominees for 2018 President-Elect have to say on these issues and more: http://ow.ly/kvLF30bYAZl. Vote in the ASCE election by June 1!

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"An engineering feat, building a train structure over a floating bridge, something that’s never been done in the world."


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A newly developed concrete based on nanotechnology increases load-carrying capability by 200% while decreasing density by 80%. Read about the material and its potential applications!


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Margarita Kovalchuk has been researching ways to reduce flood risk in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta through subsidence reversal in constructed wetlands. She's been chosen as a 2017 New Face of Engineering -- College by DiscoverE! Read her story: https://goo.gl/rpuWD0.
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Baltimore's solar-powered water wheel has removed over a million pounds of rubbish from the Inner Harbor. Watch it in action!

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