Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

TransCanada exec touts Keystone pipeline capacity expansion

5/3/2015

  • SNL Financial (free content)

The capacity of TransCanada's Keystone pipeline is approaching 1 billion barrels of oil sands crude in spite of the ongoing debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, President and CEO Russ Girlin… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

White House: Infrastructure planning needs to include climate change

5/5/2015

  • Hill, The

President Barack Obama's administration wants state and local officials to consider climate change when planning infrastructure projects and is bringing them together for a discussion. The administrat… 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

MIT: Basic research funding has been diminished

4/30/2015

  • Reuters

U.S. government spending on basic research, in terms of percentage of the federal budget, is at lows not seen since World War II, argues the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

New technology assists rather than replaces workers

5/4/2015

  • ZDNet

Machinery is blending with human workers on assembly lines as technology begins to enhance the productivity of workers rather than replace them. One simple hydraulic device enables standing workers to… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Executive Summit: Leadership lessons

4/29/2015

May 14-15, Chicago Susan O'Malley knows what it takes to be a leader in a tough business environment. Under her guidance, Washington Sports and Entertainment improved its bottom line and its winning p… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Eye-tracking could make driving safer, simpler

5/5/2015

  • Gizmag

A prototype Driver Monitor System from Jaguar Land Rover and Intel tracks a driver's eye movements to potentially determine when to operate the rear window's wiper. More subtly, the technology is desi… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

As BIM use grows, employment could shift

5/4/2015

  • Sourceable

As BIM continues to make inroads -- and appears on its way to becoming the standard -- there are implications for job seekers and a need to keep up with the rapidly evolving technology, writes Marc Ho… Read More