Today in Sacramento, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases their 2019 Report Card for California's Infrastructure. You can catch the reports as they become available on their website at http://ascecareportcard.org/. This report comes the week we commemorate the sesquicentennial of the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.
SACRAMENTO — The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association ("CalCIMA") filed a lawsuit in Superior Court seeking to set aside Ventura County's approval of a sweeping, first of its kind, wildlife corridor zoning designation impacting thousands of acres of land.
While mining is still a male-dominated industry, there are plenty of women filling valuable roles in the sector. Here is the story of one who helped pave the way working in underground and open-pit copper mines, builting solid booster rocket engines, and managing environmental, health, and safety issues.