Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Report: U.S. crude daily output hits 11M barrels, beats Russia, Saudi Arabia

7/6/2014

  • Bloomberg

U.S. crude oil output surpassed the production of Saudi Arabia and Russia with over 11 million barrels per day in the first quarter, Bank of America said in a report. As the shale boom helps the U.S. … Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Duke Energy unveils plans for $1.5B power plant in Fla.

7/9/2014

  • Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Construction of Duke Energy's Crystal River plant to be built in Florida's Citrus County is scheduled to begin within the next two years. However, the $1.5 billion project still needs to receive appro… 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

Opinion: Internet "fast lanes" could harm entrepreneurs

7/2/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Entrepreneurs will be among the biggest losers if the Federal Communication Commission allows Internet "fast lanes," Phil LaDuke writes. But he also writes that "[e]ntrepreneurs have a way of turning … Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

F-35 jets grounded while Pentagon probes safety issues

7/7/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The entire fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets has been grounded while the Defense Department looks into the cause of an engine fire on one of the planes in late June. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighte… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Manufacturers overlook schools when recruiting, study shows

6/25/2014

  • Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A survey from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth found that 70% or more of the state's manufacturers searching for workers did not tap vocational schools, community colleges or other training p… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Prototype device counts calories in foods

7/9/2014

  • Pocket-Lint.com (U.K.)

A device that uses microwave sensors to detect fat and water molecules in food and then taps a database of 6,500 foods automatically counts calories for its users. The prototype, developed by Matt Web… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Telecoms confront the disruptive impact of open-source NFV

7/3/2014

  • Light Reading

Developers working on open-source virtualization technology are propelling a shift in the way networks are managed, characterized by more operator and vendor autonomy and the increased collaboration o… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

The key to better relations with unions

7/7/2014

  • Chief Learning Officer online

Wade Fricke, a lawyer and shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, said it's important for organizations to think of unions as business partners. Communicating well is vital to making … Read More