Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Industry sees potential in Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

4/21/2014

  • Sun Herald (Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.), The

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Mississippi and Louisiana could become the next U.S. drilling hot spot, according to this article. The need for advanced technology and the cost of drilling are impedime… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

NRG may proceed with the construction of $10B nuclear plant, feds say

4/23/2014

  • American City Business Journals

NRG Energy can continue construction of its $10 billion nuclear plant project near Houston, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board. The project had been sta… Read More

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

News and information about technology policy

IEEE-USA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA

Air Force research office will stay in Virginia

4/16/2014

  • American City Business Journals
  • ScienceMag.org

The Air Force has nixed a plan to move a research office from Virginia to a base in Ohio. The office awards grants and contracts to academic institutions and private-sector firms. Critics of the propo… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Study: IT professionals' unannounced changes can bring down systems

4/18/2014

  • Channel Partners

System downtime and other problems, including gaps in security, are often the result of IT professionals making changes in systems without reporting them, according to a study by Netwrix, which also f… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

March manufacturing numbers up, Fed reports

4/17/2014

  • IndustryWeek

The Federal Reserve reports U.S. industrial output grew 0.7% in March and has updated its February growth number from 0.6% to 1.2%. Manufacturing grew 0.5% in March and an adjusted 1.4% in February. "… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

SpaceX achieves difficult success with launch rockets that return intact

4/23/2014

  • NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX founder Elon Musk laid out plans in 2011 for rocket launchers that would return home under their own power. Now one design has successfully completed a test flight and another has rounded out a… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Infotech Enterprises

Rebounding from Heartbleed is a costly endeavor for SSL hosts

4/18/2014

  • Wired.com

The mass rush among Web-hosting companies to replace security certificates hit by the Heartbleed bug has led to a spike in bandwidth demand as the number of SSL revocations has skyrocketed to more tha… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Collaboration is key in Qatar building success, expert says

4/21/2014

  • Construction Week

Last week at Construction Summit 2014, Atkins Middle East Qatar Director Rod Stewart called for more collaboration between contractors and consultants in the construction industry. "Design and build i… Read More