Successfully repurposing a mid-twentieth-century retail building into a contemporary office space for locally owned financial services firm Abacus Planning Group, Quackenbush Architects + Planners earned an Adaptive Reuse/Renovation Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Carolina at their 2015 Design Awards Celebration in Columbia on April 13.
Scientists from the University of South Carolina and Clemson University recently made a discovery that has the potential to dramatically improve the efficiency of batteries and fuel cells. The research was published in the journal Nature Communications and includes improving the transport of oxygen ions, a key factor in converting chemical energy into electricity.
Benefitfocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based benefits-software solutions, said on Wednesday that Ray August has been promoted from chief operating officer to president and COO of the company. “We are thrilled to expand Ray’s role as our president and COO," company co-founder Shawn Jenkins said.
Over 100 county officials had the chance to learn about risk management at the South Carolina Counties Workers’ Compensation Trust (SCCWCT) and South Carolina Counties Property and Liability Trust (SCCP<) annual Insurance Trusts Membership Meeting, held on Jan. 28 and 29 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.