The Senate has confirmed Jo-Ellen Darcy, a veteran Senate aide, to be assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, the top Pentagon official overseeing the Corps of Engineers' non-military programs. Related Links: Georgia Slapped by Court In Tristate Water Dispute Darcy and more than 40 other nominees for various federal posts were confirmed by voice vote on Aug. 7, shortly before the Senate recessed for its August break. Her nomination went to the Senate April 2 and was cleared by the Armed Services Committee May 6. Darcy's nomination then was referred to the Environment and Public Works Committee, which
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.