Engineering

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

DHS makes progress on site security plan approvals

4/11/2014

  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

The Homeland Security Department continues to make progress on approving chemical facilities' site security plans, with new data showing it approved 143 site security plans between Feb. 1 and April 1 … Read More

ASCE SmartBrief

The latest news and information for civil engineers

ASCE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Civil Engineers

Some of the largest, "most-watched" P3 projects in the U.S.

4/15/2014

  • Reuters

More states and municipalities are turning to public-private partnerships to help design, build, operate and maintain infrastructure projects. Some of the "most-watched" P3s include: the $1.5 billion … 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

Legal issues await many ISP startups

4/9/2014

  • Ars Technica

Fledgling Internet service providers often need to dedicate a sizable chunk of their budgets to legal costs involving government permits and potential lawsuits, according to people who have formed ISP… Read More

SMRP SmartBrief

News and information for MRO professionals

SMRP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

Southwest to debut EPIC maintenance program for 737s

4/14/2014

  • FlightGlobal.com (U.K.)

Southwest Airlines plans to adopt a new maintenance program called EPIC for its Boeing 737s. EPIC will allow the carrier to perform overnight line checks on the next-generation aircraft instead of rel… Read More

C-Suite Brief

Leadership news for manufacturers

C-Suite Brief

Published in partnership with: Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

NAM's Timmons: A U.S.-EU trade agreement would boost manufacturing

4/9/2014

  • Forbes

The U.S. and the European Union are negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, which, if successful, would knock down many of the remaining trade barriers between the two, writes … Read More

ASME SmartBrief

News and trends in the mechanical industry field

ASME SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Organic photovoltaics capture solar power even on gloomy days

4/15/2014

  • Atlantic Cities, The

Photovoltaics made from organic semiconductors that can be 3D printed to cover large areas also turn out to be better than their silicon-based counterparts at capturing solar energy in cloudy environm… 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

Social media trumps the resume as a go-to source for tech recruitment

4/11/2014

  • BusinessNewsDaily.com

Companies looking for tech talent are turning to social media sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter to identify professionals with the skills they require, Nicole Fallon writes. The creators of HiringSol… Read More

BIMForum SmartBrief

Virtual design and construction news

BIMForum SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

A closer look at construction-software purchasing

4/13/2014

  • Construction Citizen

According to Software Advice's latest buyer review, 78% of buyers in the construction field do not have a preference for software deployment, while buyers in other industries prefer cloud systems. Als… Read More