AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Chemical giants put price tags on their carbon emissions efforts


  • Chemical & Engineering News

About 150 companies worldwide, including 29 U.S. firms, assign internal prices to their carbon emissions that vary from $8 to almost $90 per metric ton, according to a report released by the Carbon Di… Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Oneok to build gas processing plants, systems in N.D., Wyo.


  • Oil & Gas Journal

Oneok Partners said it plans to build natural gas processing facilities and related systems in North Dakota and Wyoming for up to $680 million in total construction costs. The Bear Creek plant in Dunn… 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

Virtual patent marking fails to catch on


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Virtual patent marking, which would replace patent numbers on products with URLs that link to detailed information, remains a potentially valuable tool in reducing lawsuits, the U.S. Patent and Tradem… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

5 staffing strategies for managers in mission-critical settings



To avoid unplanned downtime and other risks, facility managers in mission-critical settings must be prepared with a detailed staffing plan, training for new employees, firm process training, an assess… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Looking for 300,000 good men and women


  • Investor's Business Daily


U.S. manufacturers reported nearly 300,000 unfilled jobs in July, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Cliff Waldman, director of economic studies at MAPI, said the manufacturing sector also fac… Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

WikiHouse 4.0 improves on concept of assembling house like a puzzle


  • Guardian (London), The

WikiHouse 4.0 has improved on its platform of offering online plans for houses that are flat-shipped and then assembled like a jigsaw puzzle. The new version brings the houses "much closer to a desira… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

IEEE wants to advance connected-device interoperability


  • Computerworld

More than half a dozen industry groups, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, are working to improve the emerging Internet of Things by supporting seamless connectivity amon… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Workshop explores odd construction materials with 3D printing


  • Architect Magazine online

Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael's workshop in Oakland, Calif., has as its stated mission the disruption of "the conventions of architecture by tackling projects not often of interest to architec… Read More