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5 Categories in the 2017 National Preservation Awards

As an organization, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is dedicated to sharing information and ideas about land preservation. It is a network of people who hope to increase knowledge about land improvements. The organization offers leadership, scholarship, and grant opportunities. The National Preservation Awards present five categories for nominations based on effort participating in…

8 of America’s Most Famous Land Surveyors

When you look back on famous land surveyors over the years, you might initially be at a loss. There are actually more famous land surveyors in history than you might think. In fact, historical land surveyors are an important part of the country’s settling. 1. George Washington One of America’s most famous (and earliest) land…

Could 3D Printing Transform Aviation in the Future?

Traditional manufacturing for the aerospace industry is effective, but not necessarily efficient. New experiments in 3D printing could change that. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon, recipients of a $970,000 grant, are working with additive manufacturing for aerospace core structures. The goal is quicker, less expensive, more precise and ostensibly more reliable design. If 3D solutions prove…