Release Number: 12-912-NAT May 7, 2012 Contact: Adriano Llosa Jesse Lawder Phone: 202-693-4686 202-693-4659 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
US Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers Educational materials and mobile application available
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has kicked off a national outreach initiative to educate workers and their employers about the hazards of working outdoors in hot weather. The outreach effort builds on last year's successful summer campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of too much sun and heat.
"For outdoor workers, 'water, rest and shade' are three words that can make ... Continue Reading
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE — White Sands Missile Range leaders came out to break ground and to commemorate the start of a renewable energy project at the site of the new Solar Photo Voltaic Array Project, the Army's largest solar array, April 19 at WSMR.
A 42-acre tract of land located about 1/4 mile northeast of the Las Cruces Gate next to main post will be the site where 4.115 MW of single-axis, vertical azimuth-tracking, ground-mounted solar Photo Voltaic panels will be installed.
Garrison Commander ... Continue Reading
Release courtesy of Spaceport America
LAS CRUCES, NM – The New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) has announced two contract awards to companies located in the State of New Mexico. The contracts are for Spaceport General Services and the Spaceport Operations Center (SOC) Fit Out Design.
Western Building & Development, LLC of Las Cruces was selected as the Spaceport General Services Contractor. Western will be tasked with the development of policies and procedures for pre-operational and operational support for all general services activities to include: ... Continue Reading
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- An international technology firm has its sights on Las Cruces for a $1 billion project that could create thousands of jobs for the area.
Las Cruces is up against Hobbs, N.M. as a finalist for a proposed first-of-its-kind testing center that would resemble a fully functional American city.
The Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation (CITE) is sponsored by Pegasus Global Holdings. Officials said when it's complete, the facility will be an innovator's playground. The proposed project is a 15,000-acre life-size model ... Continue Reading
It's actually the result of a rather intricate relationship between a lot of people and a number of companies. And while it isn't open for business yet, the target year is 2014 - not that far off, especially in terms of light years.
And "business" is one of the key words attached to to the space center.
Just look at all the ... Continue Reading