Posts Tagged: Ground

GSA Seeks Feedback, Data on Green Building Standards

The General Services Administration is seeking information on new building technologies for a Public Buildings Service initiative aimed at building more environmentally-friendly federal buildings. A GSA request for information posted Monday asks private businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and other interested parties to submit building technologies data for the agency’s Green Proving Ground program. Under… Read more »

Army Researchers, Alcoa Engineers Forge Ground Vehicle Hull R&D Partnership

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Alcoa have teamed up to engineer an aluminum hull for ground combat vehicles with the goal of protecting troops from threats. The team aims to build a single-piece hull that removes welded seams for blast protection and resists damage through increased amount of alloys, Alcoa said Monday. Ray Kilmer,… Read more »

VERY COOL! 13 maps of the Ground Zero Mosque location

“Two blocks away” “600 feet away” “Near Ground Zero” “A stone’s throw away” “Not at Ground Zero” “Right there” There are many ways to describe in words the location of the controversial “Ground Zero Mosque” — all colored, of course, by your personal take on the project. While the above phrases are technically accurate, or… Read more »

Rural Economic Developmet Initiatives (REDI) Training Program Comes to Levelland

The High Ground of Texas Education Foundation, in partnership with area Economic Development organizations, is hosting the REDI© 2009-2010 Program. Developed in 1990 and offered numerous time since, this twenty-five hour comprehensive program is designed to give volunteers, board members, city staff, chambers, practitioners, elected officials and other interested individuals, a basic, nuts-and-bolts understanding of… Read more »

In Memory of David Evans, a Friend and Ally of the High Ground of Texas and the South Plains.

Today I have lost a dear friend and ally, David Evans. David was the Economic Developer in Plainview and served with me on the High Ground of Texas board of directors. Over the last several years David had become more than a colleague, he was a dear friend. We traveled many of the same roads… Read more »