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  • Improving job-site safety through BIM technology

    Okland Construction uses BIM technology to win more work and be more competitive. But the tech-forward company has found that the benefits of BIM extend into another area that all construction firms g...


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    https://www.constructiondive.com/spons/improving-job-site-safety-through-bim-technology/563806/4851
  • How contractors can survive a downturn

    There have been construction industry rumblings for some time now that the boom that many contractors have been enjoying for years might be coming to an end or at least slowing down. Yet contractors a...


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    https://www.constructiondive.com/news/how-contractors-can-survive-a-downturn/565058/4852
  • Winvic Construction unveil centre for innovative construction

    It comprises a virtual reality BIM CAVE with a 125 screen for 3D model viewing, an interactive meeting room allowing real-time design changes on 86 smart screens as well as a training space that will ...


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    https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/bim-news/winvic-innovative-construction/65108/4848
  • School of Information grant to connect data engineering and public interest

    A grant awarded to the School of Information will support a spring 2020 conference dedicated to bridging the gap between public interest work and informatics, a field of study which merges data engine...


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    http://dailytexanonline.com/2019/10/15/school-of-information-grant-to-connect-data-engineering-and-public-interest4849
  • Cleaning up the Plastics Mess. What Role Do Engineers Play?

    The 2016 Project Mainstream report The New Plastics Economy makes our future look grim. One of the main goals of the report was to provide a comprehensive global perspective of the broader plastic pac...


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    https://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/19630/Cleaning-up-the-Plastics-Mess-What-Role-Do-Engineers-Play.aspx4845
  • Curiosity Cube brings STEM fun to Washington schools using VR and model robots

    When a teacher tells the class, We're going out to the Curiosity Cube to learn about science, there are understandably a few groans among the students. Some aren't comfortable in science lesso...


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    https://komonews.com/news/local/curiosity-cube-brings-stem-fun-to-washington-schools-using-vr-and-model-robots4846
  • New initiative to promote re-use of steel in construction

    New guidelines to help promote the re-use of steel in construction have been launched by the Steel Construction Institute. The 46-page guide aims to help the construction sector to reduce greenhouse g...


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    http://www.infrastructure-intelligence.com/article/oct-2019/new-initiative-promote-re-use-steel-construction4842
  • Harnessing drone technology to inform planning and maintenance

    Drone technology, cameras and data processing have come a long way over the last few years and are now a creditable alternative to the traditional ways of assessing assets by building surveyors or fac...


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    https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/construction-technology-news/harnessing-drone-technology-to-inform-planning-and-maintenance/64866/4843
  • Local companies offer students look at engineering careers

    Several companies in the La Crosse area are working together with the Gateway Area Council to provide a hands-on, interactive program to explore careers in engineering. The La Crosse County Solid Wast...


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EVENTS

Conferences

METALCON 2019

METALCON 2019

October 16-18, 2019
Industry icons, U.S. Steel and PPG Industrial Coatings, call Pittsburgh home and they are this years premier corporate sponsors alongside Metal Construction News. Come join us to see how Americas steel city will make the perfect backdrop for METALCON 2019.

Driving the Future of Sales Enablement

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

October 16-18, 2019
In this session you will be taken on a journey that includes the sharing of strategies and tactics that were used to establish critical relationships resulting in new levels of executive collaboration and engagement that transformed one Sales Enablement organization from a relatively unknown entity ...

Annual Systems and Mission Engineering Conference

ANNUAL SYSTEMS AND MISSION ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

October 21-24, 2019
This is the 22nd year that NDIA has sponsored this event in conjunction with the Department of Defense. The Systems and Mission Engineering Conference will convene on October 21-24, 2019 in Tampa, FL. This conference will focus on improving acquisition and performance of Defense programs and systems...

World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science

WORLD CONGRESS ON ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

October 22-24, 2019
The congress has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied engineering and computer science subjects. The WCECS conferences serve as good platforms for our members and the entire engineering community to meet with each other and to exchange ideas.

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability

ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

October 14-16, 2019
This two-day program will be a platform where engineering societies as well as global organizations with a stake in the world's future can shape perspectives on the challenges that we face today to help navigate sustainable pathways to solve them. The focus of this conference will be the exchang...

SiriusDecisions Summit APAC

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT APAC

October 15-16, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit APAC is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to-B...

The Future of Construction Conference

THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

October 16-16, 2019
As part of the Get Ready to Supply Project, Newable is organising this full-day conference to discuss the future of the construction industry. Join us on Wednesday 16th October for a full day of informative sessions, panel talks, and networking opportunities. You will get insight and practical advic...

Tauranga STEM Festival

TAURANGA STEM FESTIVAL

October 12-12, 2019
Take part in hands on experiments and demonstrations, from the coolest cutting edge technology to some amazing science and innovative engineering. Meet some amazing people working in STEM and changing the world with their awesome skills and expertise. Learn how you can follow in the footsteps of you...

 

Webinars

OCT 17, 2019 | 12:00 PM
ANATOMY OF A ROBOT
Do you ever wonder what exactly is in a robot? Why do they work and why they work so well? What about the motors, control mechanisms, cables, hardware, and software? We talk to the experts to find out what components are similar and which are different. Join us to find out what makes bots ...
OCT 22, 2019 | 1 pm
VISION SOLUTIONS FOR THE ELECTRONICS & SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY
Manufacturers in both the consumer and industrial electronics markets rely on IVS machine vision solutions for quality control to meet stringent safety and quality standards. Our systems are used across the complete supply chain – from electronic materials, components and passive com...
OCT 22, 2019 | 1:00 PM
USING SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Take this topic to unlock the process of planning a social media campaign to connect with your audience, grasp how to build purposeful content, monitor to improve your campaign and take control of your social media presence. This information includes: outlining deliverables for your social...
OCT 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm
CAREER PATHWAYS OF A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
This thirty-minute webinar will delve into the career paths taken by structural engineers. Our Host will ask the big questions of our early career panel members including: Why they chose structural engineering, How they got there, What they are currently working on, What is next for them i...
NOV 06, 2019 | 11:00 am
5S IN CONSTRUCTION - BRINGING LEAN TO THE FIELD
Why do 69% of manufacturing companies use 5S? It improves productivity, quality, safety and schedule. This webinar will focus on 5S for construction. It is a core Lean method to bring Lean thinking to front-line workers in the field. It is simple. It costs nothing. And you can start doing ...
NOV 07, 2019 | 12:00 PM
DESIGN THINKING IN AUTOMATION SYSTEMS
Design thinking is one of the most important changes in a solution-based approach to solving complex problems. Part analytical and part intuitive why aren’t we using the design thinking approach to a complex robot and automated machines and systems? Check out this webinar to find out...

ALLPLAN ENGINEERING 2017 WEBINAR
Webinar (ENG) for Allplan Engineering 2017. General description and possible applications. Live demonstration of the main features and functionalities for reinforcement design.
PURE ENGINEERING ETHICS
Competitiveness, ambition and innovation which will always be important to success but they must be regulated by core ethical principles.Today’s Professional Engineers have massive ambition coupled with intelligence and require a sound moral compass.  In today’s ultra-comp...
ENGINEERING LESSONS LEARNED
Engineers can be good managers, if they think about managing their management performance in a similar way to doing engineering: identifying how to manage staff, effectively address the details, and a willingness to observe your own work.
ENGINEERING DISASTERS
Mankind, for all its genius and amazing achievements, is still far from infallible. Buildings still have to be built, and that takes the collective know-how of hundreds of people, and anywhere along this chain of human assistance could easily appear a weakest link.  Shortcuts in engin...
DESIGN AND ENGINEERING CHALLENGES
Many coastal problems result from incorrect previous engineering “solutions”.  The sea is powerful and “cheap” solutions rarely work well. Coastal Engineering is focused on the shoreline, where water meets the land. The effect of tides, waves, and currents in s...
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESOLUTIONS
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, plan and test production method...

RESOURCES

When implemented effectively, DCIM can deliver value—and deliver it quickly. As IDC cites: “DCIM not only enables improved operations, greater agility, and lower risk but also can rapidly ...

TenLinks founder Roopinder Tara will continue issuing TenLinks Daily, managing the TenLinks websites, and in addition, become Director of Content of CAD, CAM and CAE subjects for ENGINEERING.com.

Like it or not, the Internet of Things (IoT) will change your organization unlike anything before. It will change your organization more than business process reengineering (BPR), Six Sigma, lean manu...

KARACHI: The K-Electric has established an electric engineering lab. An official of the utility said on Wednesday that in order to further strengthen the knowledge platform for future engineers, K-Ele...

Tesla is reportedly building its own System on Chip (SoC) for its autonomous driving system. Tesla recently ditched MobilEye's EyeQ3 chip in favor of Nvidia's DrivePX2, but has been rumored to...

The takeover —expected to close by early 2017 —will rechristen Grohmann as Tesla's Advanced Automation facility in Germany, dedicated to further automating and streamlining manufacturi...

Hop inside a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu 2.0T equipped with GM’s brand-new 9-speed automatic transmission and it becomes instantly apparent why General Motors has labeled the gearbox a “premium&...

An all-new, transverse Hydra-Matic planetary automatic transmission dubbed “9T50,” based on GM’s existing 6-speed transverse automatic transmission. The unit’s design and engin...

Consider this: In a nation that will need 1.7 million more engineering and computing professionals in less than a decade, U.S. universities and colleges this year awarded less than 20 percent of engin...