Briefly … – 2004-01-01

Mark your calendars: National Engineers Week, an initiative geared toward promotion and awareness of the broad world of engineering, will take place Feb. 22-28. For more information visit www.eweek.org. Lockwood Greene, Spartanburg, S.C., has received an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Consulting Engineers Council of South Carolina for its Thomson television relocation facility i...

By Staff January 1, 2004

Mark your calendars: National Engineers Week, an initiative geared toward promotion and awareness of the broad world of engineering, will take place Feb. 22-28. For more information visit www.eweek.org .

Lockwood Greene, Spartanburg, S.C., has received an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Consulting Engineers Council of South Carolina for its Thomson television relocation facility in Mexicali, BC, Mexico. The award presentation will be in February.

More than 60% of A/E/P and environmental consulting firms require employees to contribute to health insurance pemiums, according to ZweigWhite’s 2004 Policies, Procedures and Benefits Survey. This number, and all-time high, has increased consistently from 40% just four years ago.

“Lennie Lightwave,” a web site dedicated to fiber optics, recently added Lennie Lightwave’s Guide to Fiber Optics, a tutorial that covers loss testing of cables with an optical loss test set (OLTS). Visit www.lennielightwave.com .