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

Saltwater possibly leaking into base of Bay Bridge

5/6/2015

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

It seems that rainwater wasn't the only culprit in the rod fiasco at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in California. The state's Department of Transportation says water that has a higher chloride … 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

Utilities gather, analyze data for timely maintenance

4/29/2015

  • Information-Age.com

Connected devices and new software are taking utilities to the next level in maintenance, allowing them to anticipate and address developing problems before they lead to outages. The mass of data gath… 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

Four pioneers explore biohacking

5/6/2015

  • MarketWatch

The word "hacking" generally has unsavory connotations, but it can be positive in terms of personal biology. Several pioneers in the field are showing the way with experiments in diet, detection of fo… 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