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News May 31, 2022

Is it Feasible to Transform a New York City Jail into a Wastewater Resource Recovery and Renewable Energy Hub?

New York City is studying whether it can reimagine the future of Rikers Island — currently a jail complex — into a wastewater resource recovery and renewable energy hub that could free up precious land for urban transformation.
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PlanBeyond
News May 27, 2022

Welcome to the Future: Charging on the Move

Did you know that transportation accounts for approximately one quarter of all CO2 emissions globally and, in the U.S., it’s the highest CO2 emitting sector? Helping society transition to a net zero economy by 2050 is one of Jacobs’ key commitments in our PlanBeyond℠ 2.0 sustainable business strategy so we’re thrilled to be part of a consortium chosen by the Michigan Department of Transportation and led by Electreon to develop and implement an inductive vehicle charging pilot — the first of its kind in the U.S.
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News May 26, 2022

Jacobs Selected as Part of Design Consortium to Deliver A303 Upgrade Past Stonehenge

England’s National Highways has announced its preferred bidder for the main construction work for the A303 scheme past Stonehenge, with Jacobs included as part of the design consortium together with Atkins and SENER. Read more about the scheme in this article.
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Dow Cleanup Event
News May 26, 2022

#PullingOurWeight in Partnership with Dow

During a humid afternoon in late May, a team of Jacobs employees spent the afternoon cleaning up a community impacted by a 500-year flood a year prior, bringing attention to the impact of waste in the environment.
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News May 25, 2022

Jacobs Builds Robot to Solve Debris Riddle in Damaged Fukushima Reactor

Jacobs has designed and built a robotic tool to obtain crucial information about the state of a damaged nuclear power reactor at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan.
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News May 24, 2022

Jacobs Secures Role on New Bridgewater Bridge Project in Tasmania

Jacobs was appointed design consultant by McConnell Dowell to provide detailed design services for the New Bridgewater Bridge project in Hobart, Tasmania. A significant transport infrastructure project for the region, the new bridge will make travel safer and more efficient for thousands of commuters each day and deliver a wide range of socio-economic benefits.
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News May 24, 2022

Outstanding International Project of the Year: WestConnex M4-M5 Link Tunnels

Jacobs, in a design joint venture with Aurecon, provided detailed design and construction phase services for the WestConnex M4-M5 Link Tunnels project, which just earned the prestigious Outstanding International Project of the Year award from the American Shotcrete Association. Explore how the project used first-of-its-kind methods, saved cost and lowered emissions in this article.
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TogetherBeyond
News May 23, 2022

Jacobs Named One of The 2022 Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Breaking news: Jacobs has once again been recognized for our efforts to work toward gender equality as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women – the U.K.’s most high-profile and established benchmark listing of employers promoting gender equality in the workplace. The incredibly competitive process identifies companies which make gender equality part of their business strategy and are trying to bring it to life at all levels of the organization.
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Beyond If
News May 20, 2022

Easily and Securely Sharing Data Insights with Clients: Introducing Alluvial

We sat down with Alex Mahrou, who leads Strategic Initiatives for Data & Technology at Jacobs and serves as the Alluvial Product Manager, to talk about this innovative new software tool, its benefits and applications, and the future of digital solutions.
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Aerial view of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan
News May 19, 2022

Jacobs Selected by TEPCO to Support Fukushima Clean-up

Jacobs was selected by Tokyo Electric Power Company Inc. (TEPCO) to support decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
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News May 19, 2022

Revisions and Improvements: Navigating the Lead & Copper Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead and Copper Rule Revisions are now effective and the clock has started ticking down to the compliance deadline. At Jacobs, we have a dedicated team of Lead and Copper Rule experts that bring innovative solutions to the challenges imposed by the final rule. Let’s examine the requirements and the actions you need to take.
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TogetherBeyond
News May 18, 2022

Raising the bar: How accessibility and inclusion deliver a customized experience on the new Jacobs website

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, explore how the new Jacobs.com website puts accessibility and inclusion first.
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