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Women Are Literally Too Smart For STEM WOMEN ARE LITERALLY TOO SMART FOR STEM

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Jul 17, 2019

The only reason women go to humanities and social fields is because they are too smart for STEM. In many science fields, women have reached near parity or are even in the majority now. Computer programming is much different.

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How to Work Faster but also Smarter as a Civil Engineer HOW TO WORK FASTER BUT ALSO SMARTER AS A CIVIL ENGINEER

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Jul 17, 2019

In this episode of The Civil Engineering Podcast, Anthony Fasano, P.E. of the Engineering Management Institute provides strategies for working faster but also working smarter as a civil engineering professional. In today's fast paced world, engin...

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The Importance of STEM & Global Learning for Young Students THE IMPORTANCE OF STEM & GLOBAL LEARNING FOR YOUNG STUDENTS

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Jul 17, 2019

Countless schools across NJ see the value in teaching STEM concepts during early education. It serves a range of benefits for young, growing minds. In fact, many teachers maintain that STEM is best taught alongside global learning. This concept of gl...

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Is everybody secretly an engineer? IS EVERYBODY SECRETLY AN ENGINEER?

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Jul 17, 2019

I'm sure you’ve all been there – waiting on the platform for a train. The sign says three minutes, then one minute, then four minutes, then that dreaded Delayed.  Nothing more than that – your train is no longer imminent, w...

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10 US States Account for Nearly 60% of Construction Market, Report Says 10 US STATES ACCOUNT FOR NEARLY 60% OF CONSTRUCTION MARKET, REPORT SAYS

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Jul 17, 2019

Large contractors are always on the hunt for the locations with the most amount of work and, according to a new report, they don’t have to really spread too thin to have a chance at most of it. Not many of the states on the list should be a hug...

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The Power of Job Order Contracting THE POWER OF JOB ORDER CONTRACTING

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Jul 17, 2019

There are only a few types of Project Delivery Methods but none with as such an impressive performance record as Job Order Contracting - including percentage of projects on budget or on time, or achieving the highest customer satisfaction levels. Tha...

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STEM talent exists in the South, but investment is appallingly lacking STEM TALENT EXISTS IN THE SOUTH, BUT INVESTMENT IS APPALLINGLY LACKING

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Jul 16, 2019

Earlier this month, sports and culture news site The Undefeated published a story about NASA mathematician Clyde Foster. His calculations and computations helped launch rockets into orbit during the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet...

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The rise of artificial intelligence in construction THE RISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jul 16, 2019

The global AI-in-construction market was valued at $3.1 million in 2017 – but this figure is now expected to sky rocket to $3.1 billion over the next five years. The construction industry is welcoming a new helping hand: artificial intelligence...

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The future face of engineering at HS2 THE FUTURE FACE OF ENGINEERING AT HS2

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Jul 16, 2019

Currently, the number of female professional engineers in the UK is around 12 per cent, which is the lowest in Europe. However, 30,000 people will play a role in designing and delivering the new backbone to Britain’s railway, and HS2 is making ...

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This Dual-Rotor Drone Can Fly Twice as Long as Quad-Rotor Models THIS DUAL-ROTOR DRONE CAN FLY TWICE AS LONG AS QUAD-ROTOR MODELS

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Jul 16, 2019

The vast majority of drones have four rotors, because that’s an inherently stable configuration. In the absence of any kind of external force, the counter-rotation of adjacent propellers moving at the same speed will keep the drone stable. Smal...

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10 Resources to Help You Empower Girls in STEM 10 RESOURCES TO HELP YOU EMPOWER GIRLS IN STEM

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Jul 16, 2019

It’s no secret that the STEM fields are struggling with an incredible gender gap problem. Even though they made up over 57% of the workforce in 2015, women only account for 46% of science professionals, 24% of computer and math professionals, 1...

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What is a General Contractor and What Do They Do? WHAT IS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

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Jul 16, 2019

Construction and renovation projects are often complicated because of the number of different workers involved. To make sure the project gets done on time, a general contractor is usually hired. But what does it mean to be a general contractor, and w...

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Real Robots & Real Science: STEM Opportunities for Students On Campus REAL ROBOTS & REAL SCIENCE: STEM OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS ON CAMPUS

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Jul 15, 2019

Paula DeAnda-Shar and Rob Schwein join Tish and Troy for a discussion related to the One Book program on I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. This discussion is a preview for the 2019-2020 One Book program.

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What Is Machine Learning Engineering? WHAT IS MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEERING?

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Jul 15, 2019

Machine learning engineering is the process of using software engineering principles, and analytical and data science knowledge, and combining both of those in order to take an ML model that’s created and making it available for use by the prod...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem t...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete sp...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical ...

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Partners in STEM: How Jim Burgess Helps Give Children a Chance PARTNERS IN STEM: HOW JIM BURGESS HELPS GIVE CHILDREN A CHANCE

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Jul 15, 2019

Jim Burgess, retired principal of Pennsylvanias Carlisle Area School District, believes in the importance of providing innovative STEM education to as many students as possible. As an advocate of the National Inventors Hall of Fame and our Camp Inven...

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How can the gender gap in engineering be reduced? HOW CAN THE GENDER GAP IN ENGINEERING BE REDUCED?

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Jul 15, 2019

It’s 2019 and yet the engineering industry in the UK remains dominated by men. At the time of writing women make up just 12.3% of all engineers in the UK according to the Women’s Engineering Society. It’s clear there’s a remar...

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What is driving up the cost of highway construction? WHAT IS DRIVING UP THE COST OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION?

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Jul 15, 2019

The cost of building one mile of interstate highway in the 1980s was three times what it cost in the 1960s, adjusted for inflation, Leah Brooks of The George Washington University and Zachary Liscow of Yale University find in a paper prepared for the...

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3 Ways a Digital Solution Can Improve Visibility Within Complex Construction Projects 3 WAYS A DIGITAL SOLUTION CAN IMPROVE VISIBILITY WITHIN COMPLEX CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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Jul 15, 2019

The wheels of complex construction projects can quickly fall off if you don’t have the proper plan in place - resulting in costly delays. From complicated procurement cycles, material management, and project schedules, there are plenty of movin...

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The Facts About Women and STEM THE FACTS ABOUT WOMEN AND STEM

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Jul 15, 2019

Womens share of the STEM workforce has stayed low even as women's share of the college-educated workforce has increased. Women represent 5O% of the population and 49% of the US workforce.

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Cubelets Discovery Set STEM Toy Review from Modular Robotics CUBELETS DISCOVERY SET STEM TOY REVIEW FROM MODULAR ROBOTICS

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Jul 14, 2019

Today TTPM is reviewing Cubelet Discovery Set from Modular Robotics. This STEM toy introduces kids as young as 4 to robotics basics. Easily connect the cubes to create different robots, and control them through an app. What happens when you add techn...

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Solving the Construction Estimating Puzzle SOLVING THE CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING PUZZLE

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Jul 13, 2019

There are proven methods an estimator should follow from scoping to quantity takeoff to cost estimating to produce a thorough, accurate estimate that stays within the project’s budget and timeline. The advice in this guide is the same for estim...

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Perspectives from Women in STEM PERSPECTIVES FROM WOMEN IN STEM

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Jul 12, 2019

Two of Boehringer Ingelheim’s leaders of business development share their perspectives on Women in STEM.  For more than 125 years our mission to deliver Value through Innovation to patients, customers, communities and employees, has guided...

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Career Roadmap: How to Become a Car Engineer CAREER ROADMAP: HOW TO BECOME A CAR ENGINEER

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Jul 11, 2019

You have always had a deep and abiding love of cars. You always wanted to know how they work and what makes them tick. And now, with your eye on the future, you’re interested in becoming a car engineer. It’s an extremely rewarding career,...

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What Does it Take to Engineer A Better Solution? WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO ENGINEER A BETTER SOLUTION?

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Jul 11, 2019

It’s 1PM on a Wednesday afternoon. After lunch out of the office, James returns to find his coworkers working away. He notices an engineer sitting at the computer with a puzzled look on his face. The engineer is designing the mechanical system ...

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STEM - Early years: Designing the future STEM - EARLY YEARS: DESIGNING THE FUTURE

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Jul 11, 2019

One of these is our Inclusion and Diversity programme which aims to support STEM science, technology, engineering and mathematics engagement from an early age, all the way through to employment. My colleague, Sarah, gives an overview of the programme...

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Welcoming Indonesia to the College of Engineering at Northeastern University WELCOMING INDONESIA TO THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

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Jul 10, 2019

The College of Engineering was founded in 1909, built on a tradition of engagement around the world and cooperative education. That has developed into a culture supporting experiential learning, which includes co-op, studying abroad, research, studen...

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Women in Engineering Camp at Georgia Tech WOMEN IN ENGINEERING CAMP AT GEORGIA TECH

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Jul 10, 2019

Each summer, Georgia Tech hosts a hands-on camp for young women ages 10-to-13 to immerse themselves in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields like robotics, civil engineering, and more.

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Encouraging Creativity in STEM Class ENCOURAGING CREATIVITY IN STEM CLASS

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Jul 10, 2019

Creativity often may be overlooked in science, technology, engineering, and math, but STEM teachers are finding ways to make their lessons and courses innovative and encourage their students to be creative. For example, Emily Faulconer, assistant pro...

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Protect Your Equipment with Vroom Screech PROTECT YOUR EQUIPMENT WITH VROOM SCREECH

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Jul 10, 2019

The construction industry loses $1 billion every year due to equipment theft, with 83% of equipment owners victims of theft. Whether your worksite is home to excavators or forklifts, there are steps you can take to keep your equipment protected.

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Supporting Powerful STEM Learning with Technology: Evidence-Based Models SUPPORTING POWERFUL STEM LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY: EVIDENCE-BASED MODELS

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Jul 10, 2019

At Cedars International Next Generation High School in Austin, TX, students learn about evidence-based models while building out a plan for their dream school. Over the years, I will come, who will nostrud aliquip out of her the advantage of exercise...

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Modular Construction Can Cut Project Timelines in Half MODULAR CONSTRUCTION CAN CUT PROJECT TIMELINES IN HALF

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Jul 10, 2019

Modular Construction has been touted for years as a major disruptor in the construction industry, but the building method has been slow to take off as expected. We’ve recently seen a spike in demand for modular building, especially in the hotel...

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Building STEM Communities at ISTE BUILDING STEM COMMUNITIES AT ISTE

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Jul 10, 2019

I’m back from a whirlwind trip to the ISTE Conference and Expo! And I truly mean whirlwind. ISTE is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world and draws tens of thousands of key decision-makers ...

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Redefining the Future of Engineering REDEFINING THE FUTURE OF ENGINEERING

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Jul 10, 2019

Engineering, which has always been defined by its ability to constantly innovate and evolve alongside high-tech growth, is now advancing at a faster rate than ever before thanks to the rise of powerful technologies like artificial intelligence, robot...

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Avoidable Construction Estimating Mistakes AVOIDABLE CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING MISTAKES

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Jul 09, 2019

In the past three years, only 31 percent of all projects came within 10 percent of their budgets. To top it off, 78 percent of engineering and construction companies believe project risks are rising1. Suffice it to say, there is room for improvement....

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Towards a digital future for your construction company TOWARDS A DIGITAL FUTURE FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

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Jul 09, 2019

This white paper discusses where the construction industry is today, the innovations that are already available and how to approach the digital transformation of your construction company in practical terms. The Belgian construction industry is deter...

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Choosing careers in STEM CHOOSING CAREERS IN STEM

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Jul 09, 2019

With a background in STEM subjects there are just so many career options.  In this video I show you the possible choices at A-level, and how these choices can lead to jobs in demand, jobs with transferable skills, jobs that make a difference, an...

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5 Incredible Modern Marvels of Civil Engineering 5 INCREDIBLE MODERN MARVELS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Jul 09, 2019

Spectacular feats of engineering are always impressive, but when it comes to civil engineering marvels, the sheer scale of the feat can be difficult at times to truly comprehend. Some projects are singular, elegant, and record-breaking efforts, as is...

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Re-Engineer Yourself with B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering at MMDU RE-ENGINEER YOURSELF WITH B.TECH IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT MMDU

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Jul 09, 2019

The world calls mechanical engineer as the jack-of-all-trade. No wonder, the professionals with a degree of mechanical engineering are in high demand owing to their vast knowledge of computer applications, electricity, structures, mathematics, physic...

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Emphasizing creativity, living role models boost girls interest in STEM EMPHASIZING CREATIVITY, LIVING ROLE MODELS BOOST GIRLS INTEREST IN STEM

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Jul 09, 2019

For the first time, the number of female college graduates in the labor force has surpassed that of their male counterparts, per a new Pew Research Center analysis of 2019 first-quarter data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Yet, the number o...

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Why is cybersecurity risk growing in the construction industry? WHY IS CYBERSECURITY RISK GROWING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

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Jul 09, 2019

Many industries address cyber risk as part of their day-to-day function - retail, finance, health care, and government to name a few. One industry that is relatively new to addressing cybersecurity is construction, but as business becomes progressive...

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A Beginner’s Guide to SWPPP for Contractors and Developers A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SWPPP FOR CONTRACTORS AND DEVELOPERS

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Jul 09, 2019

I’ve been very fortunate over the course of my relatively short career in construction to spend time focusing on many different aspects of construction.  I recently spent about two and a half years working in site development and Storm Wat...

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How to Engage All Students in STEM HOW TO ENGAGE ALL STUDENTS IN STEM

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Jul 09, 2019

Early in their school careers, students see STEM pathways as desirable but then change their minds: 60percent of high school students who start out interested in STEM careers lose interest by their senior year. And too many of those who are intereste...

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Women in Construction infographic WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 09, 2019

Raukawa wants to encourage more women to work in construction. In her experience, women often pay close attention to detail and usually take extra care with their work. Masterlink and Master Plumbers Association chief executive officer Greg Wallace a...

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What is PROCESS ENGINEERING? What kind of job can you get with process engineering? WHAT IS PROCESS ENGINEERING? WHAT KIND OF JOB CAN YOU GET WITH PROCESS ENGINEERING?

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Jul 08, 2019

Process engineering is the understanding and application of the fundamental principles and laws of nature that allow us to transform raw material and energy into products that are useful to society, at an industrial level.

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STEM Competition and Science Exhibition 2018/2019 STEM COMPETITION AND SCIENCE EXHIBITION 2018/2019

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Jul 08, 2019

I.S.K provides an inclusive,updated,practical,American education system that will enable our students to be responsible,productive citizens,and leaders in the future.

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What Does STEM Stand for in Education & School? WHAT DOES STEM STAND FOR IN EDUCATION & SCHOOL?

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Jul 08, 2019

In 2001 the US National Science Foundation introduced the acronym STEM. Since then the name has become hugely important in education, careers, and even politics. Chances are you will have heard it as a parent. But what does STEM stand for in educatio...

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Software engineering for machine learning SOFTWARE ENGINEERING FOR MACHINE LEARNING

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Jul 08, 2019

A list of application areas includes search, advertising, machine translation, predicting customer purchases, voice recognition, image recognition, identifying customer leads, providing design advice for presentations and word processing documents, c...

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Should Engineers Think Like Computers? SHOULD ENGINEERS THINK LIKE COMPUTERS?

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Jul 08, 2019

Peter Kreeft is a philosopher at Boston College and author of a textbook on Socratic logic. So far, so dull, you may think. I have heard Prof. Kreeft speak on numerous occasions, and dull does not apply either to his speaking or his writing.

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How to Avoid Suspension Trauma After Fall Arrest System is Deployed HOW TO AVOID SUSPENSION TRAUMA AFTER FALL ARREST SYSTEM IS DEPLOYED

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Jul 08, 2019

Falls are, by far, the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry, accounting for nearly 40% each year.  That fact is the main reason why personal fall protection devices are so heavily stressed in the industry.  But, even if ...

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Electronic invoice, SII y digital signature in the construction sector ELECTRONIC INVOICE, SII Y DIGITAL SIGNATURE IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

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Jul 08, 2019

Innovation and the constant development of new technologies that improve our daily lives is already a reality. Every day, new needs arise in the face of increasingly technological and user-friendly solutions. Those companies that do not adapt to chan...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected va...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless custo...

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The Time is Now for Digital Transformation in Your A/E/C Firm THE TIME IS NOW FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN YOUR A/E/C FIRM

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Jul 07, 2019

It has been said that your organization can either drive digital transformation, or digital transformation will happen to you. Clearly, a more proactive stance on this matter is ideal. But what exactly is a digital transformation, and why is it so cr...

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5 Groundbreaking Women in Engineering 5 GROUNDBREAKING WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

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Jul 07, 2019

After many years of quietly changing the world, women are finally receiving recognition for contributions in STEM.  Let’s celebrate these 5 groundbreaking women, and their contributions to the field of engineering.

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Enhancing STEM Education using Augmented Reality and Machine Learning ENHANCING STEM EDUCATION USING AUGMENTED REALITY AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Jul 05, 2019

Generation Alpha students are going to benefit from the emerging technology and innovations that are being incorporated into the classroom. Technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, robotics, and Artificial Intelligence ...

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Defining Pre-Construction, And What Pre-Contruction Services Can Do For You DEFINING PRE-CONSTRUCTION, AND WHAT PRE-CONTRUCTION SERVICES CAN DO FOR YOU

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Jul 05, 2019

Any construction project, regardless of size, has certain requirements in common. No matter what, you have to spend time researching and investigating to find a good team. This team should consist of a designer or design team and the construction con...

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7-Step Process for Finding Great Contractors for Home Renovations 7-STEP PROCESS FOR FINDING GREAT CONTRACTORS FOR HOME RENOVATIONS

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Jul 05, 2019

To be blunt, most contractors are terrible. As a landlord, I deal with it all the time. They don’t answer their phone. They don’t show up when they said they would. They don’t do what they said they are going to do.

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How to Fight STEM HOW TO FIGHT STEM'S UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AGAINST LGBTQ PEOPLE

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Jul 05, 2019

Today is the second International Day of LGBTQ People in STEM, and Im reminded of a story a colleague told me after I took my first faculty job seven years ago. Before deciding whether to interview me, we made some calls, the colleague said, and we f...

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LGBTSTEMDAY 2019 - What Changes Do You Want To See In STEM? LGBTSTEMDAY 2019 - WHAT CHANGES DO YOU WANT TO SEE IN STEM?

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Jul 04, 2019

This an enormous question, we are aware. But many people in our network send in their opinions on what challenges we should be tackling in STEM. Our unified message is this: we strongly believe that bringing diversity, inclusion, and the feeling of b...

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Women in Construction USA: Witness the power of diversity and reconstruct the industry WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION USA: WITNESS THE POWER OF DIVERSITY AND RECONSTRUCT THE INDUSTRY

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Jul 04, 2019

Women in Construction USA is the leading conference for professionals looking to actively tackle the norm, witness the power of diversity and reconstruct the industry. As industries continue to grow and push the boundaries of our public & private...

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WonderLab Celebrates International Day of LGBTQ+ People in STEM WONDERLAB CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF LGBTQ+ PEOPLE IN STEM

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Jul 04, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019 is the second annual International Day of LGBTQ+ People in STEM.  WonderLab is joining museums and science centers around the world in recognizing past and present accomplishments of LGBTQ+ people in STEM.

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The History of Drones Infographic THE HISTORY OF DRONES INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 04, 2019

The Austrians attacked Venice with drones in the form of explosives attached to balloons. The Ruston Proctor Aerial Target was the first pilotless winged aircraft made in history. It was the foundation that encouraged further research for UAV’s...

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The Fatal Four - Common Causes of Construction Accidents THE FATAL FOUR - COMMON CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

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Jul 03, 2019

Construction workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. They must navigate a maze of hazards to earn their daily bread. Day in and day out, they toil around heavy objects, sharp tools, open wires, moving vehicles, unstable scaffoldin...

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Bronx Construction Accidents Infographic BRONX CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 03, 2019

Injured in a construction accident in the Bronx? You’re not alone. Construction workers in the Bronx constantly suffer serious or fatal injuries on the job. But just how bad is the problem? Bronx construction accident attorneys at Giampa Law br...

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Utilizing Construction Technology to Cope with Labor Shortages UTILIZING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY TO COPE WITH LABOR SHORTAGES

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Jul 03, 2019

The challenge of finding employees in the United States continues to grow. The release of the 2019 June jobs report by the Labor Department indicated the gap between available jobs and job seekers is 1.63 million. Thats the largest since 2000, when t...

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Gum Drop Towers | Another STEM Challenge GUM DROP TOWERS | ANOTHER STEM CHALLENGE

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Jul 03, 2019

Crafting expert Sophie Maletsky continues her series of STEM/STEAM challenges with this sweet project.  Using gumdrops and toothpicks she demonstrates a fun engineering project to challenge young minds.

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What Does Construction Project Management Entail WHAT DOES CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT ENTAIL

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Jul 03, 2019

From starting at c2s as a laborer, working 10 hours a week, basically trying to stay out of Jamie’s way to now running jobs and being able to go from start to finish with little outside help has been an incredible journey here at c2s. One that ...

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SEO best practices for the residential construction industry SEO BEST PRACTICES FOR THE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jul 03, 2019

Marketing is a non-negotiable part of running your business, and having some knowledge surrounding SEO or search engine optimization can make the marketing part of your job much simpler. You can’t get away with not having a website, so you migh...

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Systems Engineering for the Internet of Things SYSTEMS ENGINEERING FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jul 03, 2019

Today’s connected world is increasing product complexity, putting systems engineers at the heart of a new challenge to deliver products faster and with improved quality. IBM Engineering offers a variety of cloud-based tools to help teams better...

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These are the 10 largest construction projects in San Francisco THESE ARE THE 10 LARGEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN SAN FRANCISCO

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Jul 03, 2019

While San Francisco still faces a housing crisis, it is also true that much of the construction currently happening in the city is of new residential units. Data from this years San Francisco Construction Projects List shows that the push for housing...

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Johnson Electric Junior Engineer - Instill a love of learning of engineering in young children JOHNSON ELECTRIC JUNIOR ENGINEER - INSTILL A LOVE OF LEARNING OF ENGINEERING IN YOUNG CHILDREN

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Jul 02, 2019

Community engagement has long been a part of Johnson Electric's company culture. Junior Engineer was first organized in 2016 as an annual initiative to nurture future generations of engineers and instill a love of engineering among children. Clic...

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Women in STEM symposium tackles tough issues WOMEN IN STEM SYMPOSIUM TACKLES TOUGH ISSUES

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Jul 02, 2019

After moving from Puerto Rico to the University of South Alabama for graduate school, Sonia Flores, PhD, encountered her share of biases. Recalling how she fit in to her new town and with her new classmates, Flores said, It was a culture shock for me...

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Six Ways Technology is Reshaping Time Management in Construction SIX WAYS TECHNOLOGY IS RESHAPING TIME MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jul 02, 2019

It’s easy to look back and say things were better back in the day, when simpler times afforded less screen time and smart devices – but that would be discrediting the tremendous advances regularly made today thanks to modern technology. T...

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Civil Engineering vs Mechanical Engineering CIVIL ENGINEERING VS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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Jul 01, 2019

Civil engineers are responsible for building things like tunnels and highways, while mechanical engineers focus on mechanical products. Mechanical engineers may work with smaller items, such as medical devices, or they may work on mechanical systems ...

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White paper: drones WHITE PAPER: DRONES

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Jul 01, 2019

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent. Frequentis conten...

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5 things architects, engineers, and contractors should focus on 5 THINGS ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, AND CONTRACTORS SHOULD FOCUS ON

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Jul 01, 2019

Sit down and brainstorm creative ways you are going to solve your prospect's problem. Focus on what they care about and what's important to them. Be creative and original. This is what wins projects with owners, because they see you've th...

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10 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry 10 CONSTRUCTION TRENDS IMPACTING THE INDUSTRY

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Jul 01, 2019

The construction industry is continuing to grow and evolve as new technology emerges. Companies and workers will need to adapt or risk being left behind as the entire industry shifts into something new and different. Let's take a closer look at s...

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These Three Things Could Make the Difference in Getting More Girls Involved in STEM THESE THREE THINGS COULD MAKE THE DIFFERENCE IN GETTING MORE GIRLS INVOLVED IN STEM

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Jul 01, 2019

In middle school, I was the girl who would rather figure out math problems over discussing the latest fashion trends or lip gloss shade. Despite my infatuation with math and science and the fact that my dad was a math professor, I never wanted to sho...

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Software engineering and mastering the production of software SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AND MASTERING THE PRODUCTION OF SOFTWARE

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Jul 01, 2019

A software engineer is a person who applies the principles of software engineering to the design, development, maintenance, testing, and evaluation of computer software.

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Common Construction mistakes That You Can Easily Avoid COMMON CONSTRUCTION MISTAKES THAT YOU CAN EASILY AVOID

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Jul 01, 2019

Building a house is never easy. From managing finances, choosing the right construction materials, hiring a contractor and managing labourers can be an exhausting experience. You may be tempted to wrap up the construction work in a hurry, but certain...

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Why we need to enhance STEM education for rural girls in Bangladesh WHY WE NEED TO ENHANCE STEM EDUCATION FOR RURAL GIRLS IN BANGLADESH

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Jul 01, 2019

The garment industry transformed the Bangladesh economy and women’s lives-it increased their economic empowerment. But women are not leading the industry despite making up more than 90 percent of the workforce.

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Morson Group Funds New Additive and Digital Manufacturing Hub to Inspire Future Engineers MORSON GROUP FUNDS NEW ADDITIVE AND DIGITAL MANUFACTURING HUB TO INSPIRE FUTURE ENGINEERS

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Jul 01, 2019

The University of Salford and Morson Group has launched two new facilities featuring the latest industry standard manufacturing technologies to enable students to learn real-world engineering skills in relation to design for manufacture, assembly and...

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Feature engineering in machine learning - An overview FEATURE ENGINEERING IN MACHINE LEARNING - AN OVERVIEW

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Jul 01, 2019

When comparing machine learning to traditional software development, the main difference is that in traditional software development the developer decides which actions a software must take, under what conditions. Those rules are defined by the devel...

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4 Reasons Why Excel and Construction Don 4 REASONS WHY EXCEL AND CONSTRUCTION DON'T MIX

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Jul 01, 2019

Download this eBook to explore why excel is wreaking havoc on your profitability.

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The Value of Professional Risk Management for Design & Build Contractors THE VALUE OF PROFESSIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT FOR DESIGN & BUILD CONTRACTORS

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Jun 30, 2019

In the construction insurance industry, there is one topic which has dominated above all others in recent months; the turbulent state of the Professional Indemnity insurance market. It is an issue affecting all contractors to a greater or lesser exte...

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What do girls think of STEM? WHAT DO GIRLS THINK OF STEM?

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Jun 30, 2019

The goal? Gain more insight into girls' interest in STEM-fields, and to get some insight into greenlight for girls impact. Today, more than 700 girls took part to the survey in Western Europe, the United States, and Australia.

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Your rights on a construction site - How OSHA Helps YOU YOUR RIGHTS ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE - HOW OSHA HELPS YOU

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Jun 29, 2019

OSHA was established in 1970 to set and enforce workplace safety. Since then, 105 million private -sector workers and employers at 6.9 million sites look to OSHA for guidance on workplace safety and health issues. OSHA established standards and guide...

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Your rights on a construction site YOUR RIGHTS ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE

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Jun 29, 2019

In 2017, the Missouri Department of Labor reported that there were over 660 injuries in construction related jobs alone. That's an alarming statistic. It also made us wonder - how many people working on a construction site know their rights? To t...

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TECH GADGET HAUL! For College and New Grads in Software Engineering TECH GADGET HAUL! FOR COLLEGE AND NEW GRADS IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

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Jun 29, 2019

Software engineering is the application of engineering to the development of software in a systematic method. Knowledge of computer programming is a prerequisite for becoming a software engineer.

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What Today’s Data Engineer Should Be Considering WhenBuilding Their Stack WHAT TODAY’S DATA ENGINEER SHOULD BE CONSIDERING WHENBUILDING THEIR STACK

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Jun 28, 2019

Cloud has changed the dynamics of data engineering in many ways, from changing expectations of on-demand platform services to the popularity of the object store to the emergence of a flexible, separated data stack. And as a data engineer venturing in...

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Newman University Investigative Summer STEM Program NEWMAN UNIVERSITY INVESTIGATIVE SUMMER STEM PROGRAM

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Jun 28, 2019

The Investigative Summer STEM Program is designed to enhance enthusiasm and interest of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors in the science, technology, engineering and math fields, and motivate them through exploration and testing of ideas fo...

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The Promise of Artificial Intelligence in Construction THE PROMISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 28, 2019

AI is being applied in a number of fields including agriculture, medicine, business, marketing and advertising, customer service, and banking. So, is there a place for AI in the construction industry? Of course there is. In fact, there are quite a fe...

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A STEP in STEM Program A STEP IN STEM PROGRAM

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Jun 27, 2019

A STEP in STEM activities include workshops, job fairs and outreach performances coming to a city near you! DescriptionScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, previously Science, Math, Engineering and Technology, is a term used to group tog...

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Construction Camp for Girls Builds on Last Year’s Success CONSTRUCTION CAMP FOR GIRLS BUILDS ON LAST YEAR’S SUCCESS

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Jun 27, 2019

One of the fieldtrips at last summer’s inaugural construction camp for girls was to the construction site of the Kum & Go corporate headquarters. Thursday, this year’s cohort of campers returned to tour the finished product, a hardhat...

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How the maker movement powers STEM skills and student curiosity HOW THE MAKER MOVEMENT POWERS STEM SKILLS AND STUDENT CURIOSITY

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Jun 27, 2019

This powerful infographic describes how the maker movement is powering STEM skills, gender equality and student curiosity. Did you know that 65% of today’s primary school students will end up at jobs that haven’t been invented yet, but 90...

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Construction Labor Mythbusting CONSTRUCTION LABOR MYTHBUSTING

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Jun 27, 2019

Recent surveys reveal the top myths perpetuating the construction labor shortage and suggestions as to how to bust these myths and bring in new workers. If you read the title of this blog and you are a fan of the show Mythbusters like I am, you might...

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Timelapse shows UCLan’s new engineering building going up TIMELAPSE SHOWS UCLAN’S NEW ENGINEERING BUILDING GOING UP

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Jun 27, 2019

How one of the city’s newest buildings took shape has been documented. Towering over the Adelphi roundabout the £35million engineering innovation centre is now complete. From September students at the University of Central Lancashire will...

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Floating Cities: Your Guide to the Future of Urban Construction FLOATING CITIES: YOUR GUIDE TO THE FUTURE OF URBAN CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 26, 2019

A floating marine utopia might sound like a science fiction fantasy, but these innovative projects could soon be taking shape in our world. The concept of a floating city isn’t new. Humans have a long history of living in communities on the wat...

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Handing Down the Construction Industry to the Next Generation HANDING DOWN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO THE NEXT GENERATION

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Jun 26, 2019

The process of inducting the next generation of workers into a business has occurred countless times since the beginning of organized labor. Sometimes, major differences develop between two generations, complicating this transitional process. This si...

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Celebrating Girls in STEM CELEBRATING GIRLS IN STEM

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Jun 26, 2019

The Celebrating Girls in STEM Project Showcase was organized by NCAPCS, where girls in STEM schools throughout North Carolina had the opportunity to present their projects to various STEM professionals. I belong here and I have what it takes! that...

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Learn about STEM at KPMG LEARN ABOUT STEM AT KPMG

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Jun 26, 2019

No matter where you choose to work at KPMG, you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact while utilizing your unique skills to the fullest. Our goal? Create the smart stadium of the future. KPMG Netherlands won the pitch to transform Johan ...

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How Machine Learning is Improving Construction HOW MACHINE LEARNING IS IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 26, 2019

The construction industry is massive. People all around the world need buildings to live in, work in and relax in. As more people join the population, more buildings will be needed. With 8.6 billion people estimated to inhabit this planet by 2030, we...

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How to Build the Next Generation of Construction Leaders HOW TO BUILD THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONSTRUCTION LEADERS

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Jun 26, 2019

The construction industrys age gap isnt just a localized problem; it is a global one. Some of the worlds biggest economies, including the U.S., U.K. and Australia are all experiencing labor shortages and finding it hard to attract the next generation...

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The 5 Best Tech Opportunities for Construction Companies THE 5 BEST TECH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES

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Jun 26, 2019

Construction has been one of the slowest industries to adopt technology. That’s partly cultural-folks in the industry like to solve problems with their own ingenuity. Many firms are still family owned, and there’s still a lot of reverence...

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Security by Sector: Construction Industry Most Vulnerable to Phishing Scams SECURITY BY SECTOR: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MOST VULNERABLE TO PHISHING SCAMS

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Jun 26, 2019

Phishing scams are a threat to all industries, but none as much as the construction sector well, thats according to new research from KnowBe4 anyway. Those in the construction industry have the highest percentage of phish-prone employees in both the ...

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Maximizing Construction Project Budgets with Data-Driven Designs MAXIMIZING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT BUDGETS WITH DATA-DRIVEN DESIGNS

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Jun 26, 2019

Architects, engineers and other design professionals juggle several coexisting responsibilities and desires. They want to design and build great, innovative facilities. They want to create reputations for doing thorough, efficient work. Most importan...

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Digital Construction - Our Industry is Changing DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION - OUR INDUSTRY IS CHANGING

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Jun 25, 2019

Almost 30 years ago we saw a change in the way we deliver drawings, with CAD systems becoming the norm and drawings being generated electronically. This brought huge efficiencies to design teams, making changes and design options achievable at relati...

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Central Florida student robotics team celebrates world championship win at Magic Kingdom CENTRAL FLORIDA STUDENT ROBOTICS TEAM CELEBRATES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WIN AT MAGIC KINGDOM

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Jun 25, 2019

Over the years Walt Disney World has carefully crafted an image as the place where people go to celebrate life’s victories large and small. From winning the Super Bowl to a marriage proposal, it’s where magical memories are made. The late...

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Is a Lack of Student Interest Holding STEM Back? IS A LACK OF STUDENT INTEREST HOLDING STEM BACK?

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Jun 25, 2019

STEM learning is achieved through a curriculum focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These core subjects form the foundation for STEM education in the classroom. The skills acquired from a STEM-based education help to prepare c...

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10 Trends in the MEP Industry until 2020 10 TRENDS IN THE MEP INDUSTRY UNTIL 2020

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Jun 24, 2019

From blockchain to robotics: Discover 10 key trends that will transform the way MEP contractors work. Prefabricated and modular construction methods are on the rise. By using standardized processes to assemble as much as possible off-site, costs and ...

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The Importance of Collaboration In STEM THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION IN STEM

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Jun 24, 2019

Educators have long known the importance of promoting a collaborative environment within their classrooms. By working in groups, or even as one connected learning community, students are able to simulate the style of work they will likely encounter w...

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Challenges to cash flow in the construction industry CHALLENGES TO CASH FLOW IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jun 24, 2019

Cash is king in the construction industry, and that will remain the case, especially if we consider its constant need to finance large projects, withstand long collections cycles and manage cost overruns. Not only that, but construction also requires...

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Putting Imagination into Engineering PUTTING IMAGINATION INTO ENGINEERING

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Jun 24, 2019

Whether its computing, electrical, or mechanical, today, engineering touches every aspect of our lives. As such, engineering is frequently positioned as a career path that offers great opportunity for future generations. However, some argue that when...

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Construction project financial control in IFS Applications CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FINANCIAL CONTROL IN IFS APPLICATIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

What is wrong with running construction projects in Microsoft Excel? Plenty. First, Excel and other systems outside of an enterprise software application like ERP do not have controls against manipulation. It is easy and too tempting for a project or...

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Transforming Construction: Bricks and Mortar and Data TRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION: BRICKS AND MORTAR AND DATA

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Jun 24, 2019

In construction, some things never change. Not least, we will always feel the need to reshape our cityscapes to match shifting ways of living and working. And of course, there’s the perennial question of the UK’s residential property shor...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see ever...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing ob...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an exam...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your convers...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’...

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A quick guide to construction insurance - what you need and when A QUICK GUIDE TO CONSTRUCTION INSURANCE - WHAT YOU NEED AND WHEN

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Jun 23, 2019

Construction insurance is an overall name given to various types of insurance policies that provide coverage for property damage, third-party injuries or damage claims. But if you are new to building contractors insurance, or the construction industr...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics...

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International Women in Engineering Day: Just Like Me INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY: JUST LIKE ME

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Jun 22, 2019

Transform the future – something our female engineers speak passionately about – is the theme for this year’s International Women in Engineering Day. This year, we have launched a film, Just Like Me, to inspire girls and young women...

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5 Fun Engineering facts about the MARS 220 Rover 5 FUN ENGINEERING FACTS ABOUT THE MARS 220 ROVER

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Jun 21, 2019

The Mars Helicopter weighs four pounds 1.8 kilograms. It will be attached to the belly of the Mars 2020 rover during launch and the interplanetary cruise phase before deploying it onto the surface of Mars after landing. It carries no science instrume...

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5 Ways Construction Managers Can Improve Communication at Work Sites 5 WAYS CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS CAN IMPROVE COMMUNICATION AT WORK SITES

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Jun 21, 2019

Developing effective communication is essential to the success of any work environment. Communication is especially crucial on construction sites where safety, productivity, and efficiency are of the highest priority. To make sure your construction s...

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Avoiding Cost and Schedule Overruns in Late-Stage Construction AVOIDING COST AND SCHEDULE OVERRUNS IN LATE-STAGE CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 20, 2019

As large-scale construction projects, such as power plants, oil and gas facilities, and large manufacturing facilities, close in on completion, getting to the finish line can feel like an obstacle course. Processes continue to become more difficult w...

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Celebrating Women in Engineering 2019 at MERI CELEBRATING WOMEN IN ENGINEERING 2019 AT MERI

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Jun 20, 2019

Celebrating 100 years of International Women in Engineering Day on June 23 2019. We are sharing Katrina's story of why she chose engineering at Materials and Engineering Research Institute in Sheffield Hallam University.

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How Personalized Data Will Change Construction HOW PERSONALIZED DATA WILL CHANGE CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 20, 2019

Furthermore, as the popularity of cloud-based and mobile technologies grows and an increasing number of workflows and processes are digitized, more types of data are being processed and inputted on jobsites daily. However, despite the growing abundan...

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International Women in Engineering Day INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY

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Jun 20, 2019

The National Inventors Hall of Fame NIHF is committed to promoting gender equality in STEM science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, and does so by introducing young girls to inspiring women Inductees through our education programs.

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HPAC Engineering HPAC ENGINEERING

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Jun 20, 2019

HPAC Engineering, the magazine of mechanical systems engineering, is a forum for peer-to-peer communication among engineering professionals in the buildings and construction industries. Its editorial mission is, simply, to help its 35,000 engineering...

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How McHugh Construction Shaved 4 Months Off of New McDonald’s HQ Schedule HOW MCHUGH CONSTRUCTION SHAVED 4 MONTHS OFF OF NEW MCDONALD’S HQ SCHEDULE

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Jun 20, 2019

I am always fascinated by the innovative ways that construction companies can shave months off of a complicated schedule.  McHugh Construction was able to shave 4 months off of the 22 month schedule of by employing a construction method thats pr...

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ECM is key for Engineering document control ECM IS KEY FOR ENGINEERING DOCUMENT CONTROL

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Jun 20, 2019

Its estimated that the average company faces 800 hours of downtime each year. With an hour of downtime costing as much as $540,000, inefficiencies and delays in maintenance activities can be very damaging. Having the correct information there when ne...

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The Ultimate Guide to DOT Construction Technology THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOT CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 20, 2019

The condition of Americas infrastructure has become a highstakes issue. Traffic congestion plagues our inadequate and crumbling roads and bridges. Neglect has made public transportation almost unusable in some of our most vital major cities. The effe...

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The key health & safety challenges facing the construction sector today THE KEY HEALTH & SAFETY CHALLENGES FACING THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR TODAY

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Jun 19, 2019

Construction is one of the biggest sectors in the UK economy, employing 2.4 million people, and it’s up to the industry’s leaders to ensure these workers go home every evening safe and well. It’s an industry that is also hugely dive...

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Importance of Revit Family Creation in the Construction Industry IMPORTANCE OF REVIT FAMILY CREATION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jun 19, 2019

Revit Content Creation Services are useful in the discipline of Architectural, Structural, and MEP as in the software the families are already created can be easily modified and updated in the software without losing it. There are many parts of famil...

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How BIM can become the most powerful ally for MEP contractors? HOW BIM CAN BECOME THE MOST POWERFUL ALLY FOR MEP CONTRACTORS?

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Jun 19, 2019

Those following our blog surely have to be convinced by now that the use of Building Information Modeling in the construction industry has grown significantly in recent years. For those joining us here for the first time, perhaps it’s good to s...

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500 Queer Scientists: Celebrating Diversity in STEM 500 QUEER SCIENTISTS: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN STEM

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Jun 19, 2019

Launched in June 2018, 500 Queer Scientists is a powerful visibility campaign to raise awareness and celebrate the contributions of LGBTQ+ professionals working in a variety of STEM fields. Founded by Academy arachnologist Dr. Lauren Esposito and Aca...

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GRE Words for STEM Students GRE WORDS FOR STEM STUDENTS

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Jun 19, 2019

For many of you the GRE will be a stepping-stone on the path to graduate-level studies in science, technology, engineering, and math-so for this week's GRE Vocabulary Wednesday video we'll be covering some of our favorite STEM vocabulary word...

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Inspiring Diversity and Inclusion in Construction INSPIRING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 19, 2019

​Over 200 construction professionals gathered at the Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester, for the Inspire Summit, which is continuing to act as a platform for encouraging debate around diversity and inclusion in the construction sector. Creating cultures w...

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Where Are All the Working Mothers in STEM? WHERE ARE ALL THE WORKING MOTHERS IN STEM?

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Jun 19, 2019

The greatest challenge in the life of a mother-scientist, almost without exception, lies in refining the balance between the two rewarding roles. It takes effort and adjustment, not to mention compromise and sacrifice. It is not about having it all-w...

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Criminal Liability for Jobsite Construction Accidents CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR JOBSITE CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

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Jun 19, 2019

This old adage applies to the safety arena. OSHA's mission is to assure safe and healthy working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

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Drones for Earthworks Projects: Pre-Construction DRONES FOR EARTHWORKS PROJECTS: PRE-CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 18, 2019

Building season is a busy, critical time, with lots of projects happening quickly. But before an earthworks project can even begin, there are several pre-construction checks that have a major impact on how successful - and profitable - a project will...

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Engineering plants to sense and respond to the environment ENGINEERING PLANTS TO SENSE AND RESPOND TO THE ENVIRONMENT

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Jun 18, 2019

Plants can’t flee from predators or seek shelter in inclement weather. Instead, they have to be really good at sensing and responding to subtle changes in their environment. That makes them great candidates for sensors. There is a whole field o...

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Types of Construction Bonds TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION BONDS

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Jun 18, 2019

The Infographic, Types of Construction Bonds, explains the different types of bonds used in construction projects across the US. In addition to identifying the different types, the infographic explains their purpose and why they are useful in the con...

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Bring STEM to Life - Go Red for Women BRING STEM TO LIFE - GO RED FOR WOMEN

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Jun 18, 2019

Each year, the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women movement presents Bring STEM to Life, which is aimed at empowering high school girls to explore continued education and careers in the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics.

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How to Test a Load Cell for Basic Functionality - Engineering Tips HOW TO TEST A LOAD CELL FOR BASIC FUNCTIONALITY - ENGINEERING TIPS

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Jun 18, 2019

Each load cell installation is unique as there are several types. Consult a structural engineer when your application requires very high accuracy, long-term stability, custom specifications, or when using in a varied R&D environment.

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 18, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-oper...

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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World PPG ADVANCES SUSTAINABILITY TO PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD

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Jun 18, 2019

PPG embedded additional sustainable practices into its operations, introduced new sustainably advantaged products for customers, achieved a record low in injury cases across the company, advanced its global community engagement initiatives, and furth...

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PPG: Industries and Families PPG: INDUSTRIES AND FAMILIES

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Jun 18, 2019

All the ways PPG protects and beautifies the world. PPG is committed to using resources efficiently and driving sustainability throughout its entire value chain to preserve and protect the environment in which the company operates.

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Paintmaker PPG’s Digital Transformation Ripples Around The World PAINTMAKER PPG’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RIPPLES AROUND THE WORLD

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Jun 18, 2019

PPG has seen many changes over its 135-year history. Originally a glass manufacturer, PPG transitioned the core of its business to paints and specialty coatings that are used on everything from driverless cars to the posts on NHL goals. But the lates...

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Women Engineering the Future WOMEN ENGINEERING THE FUTURE

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Jun 17, 2019

With increasing student enrollment, Wake Forest’s engineering faculty diversity also is growing. Including the faculty members joining this summer, 60 percent are women, while the national average is 10 percent. That’s a significant facto...

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Why the UK is about to trounce the US in construction productivity WHY THE UK IS ABOUT TO TROUNCE THE US IN CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY

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Jun 17, 2019

Nobody needs a new management or productivity trend like the construction industry. Construction productivity is abysmal all over the world, but in the UK, contractors and governmental bodies are collaborating to improve. Good progress is already bei...

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STEM teachers are most in need of additional pay STEM TEACHERS ARE MOST IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL PAY

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Jun 17, 2019

Most conversations fail to acknowledge that teacher wage penalties differ quite markedly between teachers of different disciplines. Individuals with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM fields are hit the hardest when the...

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5 of Arizona’s biggest construction projects in 2019 5 OF ARIZONA’S BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

2019 looks to be a packed year for Arizona developers and construction crews, as well as the residents and visitors who get to enjoy the fruits of their labor. With plenty of new and exciting developments to look forward to, you’re probably cur...

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The STEM vs STEAM Debate THE STEM VS STEAM DEBATE

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Jun 17, 2019

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The need for STEM programming in education developed out of concern that future generations were lacking critical skills needed to succeed in the current and future economy. STEM progr...

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Facilitate innovative STEM education & workforce readiness using weather data FACILITATE INNOVATIVE STEM EDUCATION & WORKFORCE READINESS USING WEATHER DATA

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Jun 16, 2019

It’s not always easy to get students engaged in STEM subjects, right? Science, technology, engineering, and math are not fun topics for most students. In addition, these subjects and the skill sets required to teach them are constantly evolving...

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Where are all the women in Engineering? WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN ENGINEERING?

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Jun 15, 2019

It’s no secret that the engineering industry in the UK is predominantly made up of male workers, but is this the same throughout Europe? How do other European countries compare on how much of their engineering workforce are women?

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5 Reasons to Fly a Fixed-Wing Drone 5 REASONS TO FLY A FIXED-WING DRONE

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Jun 14, 2019

Whether you’re looking to survey an open-pit mine or map the health of a clients crops, one key drone buying decision remains the same – should you fly a fixed-wing or a quadcopter drone? Which will be the most efficient and cost-effectiv...

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U.S. Airport Construction - Groundbreaking and Upcoming Stages U.S. AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION - GROUNDBREAKING AND UPCOMING STAGES

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Jun 14, 2019

Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs. This infographic looks at U.S. airport construction - groundbreaking and upcoming stages.

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Discover the Wonderfully Weird Possibilities in Our Latest Engineering Creation DISCOVER THE WONDERFULLY WEIRD POSSIBILITIES IN OUR LATEST ENGINEERING CREATION

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Jun 14, 2019

This was a really cool project for us. We love building something from nothing, and using creative problem-solving to engineer our way towards solutions. From voice technology to slack apps to programs where you can design and create your own holiday...

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Construction Accidents and Trucks CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS AND TRUCKS

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Jun 13, 2019

Many construction workers are injuries and killed each year on the job, making it one of the most dangerous professions. Many of these accidents are caused by trucks. This infographic explains the statistics around construction accidents and trucks a...

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3 tips for attaining project financial control in the construction industry 3 TIPS FOR ATTAINING PROJECT FINANCIAL CONTROL IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jun 13, 2019

Project financial control involves more than summing historic values, it needs the controller to map the consequences of potential events and adjust the sliders to influence the outcomes. Like a DJ dropping the next track, the controller should drive...

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Construction blueprints 101: What you need to know CONSTRUCTION BLUEPRINTS 101: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jun 12, 2019

Every construction worker needs to know how to read blueprints. In fact, anyone that tries to skip this step is going to find that their work will not be done properly, nor will they ever be good at their job. Therefore, every tradesman, subcontracto...

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World of Amazing Modern Technology and Skilful Workers Making Construction Simple and Effective WORLD OF AMAZING MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND SKILFUL WORKERS MAKING CONSTRUCTION SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE

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Jun 12, 2019

World of Amazing Modern Technology and Skilful Workers Making Construction Simple and Effective. In this video: Laying Stone carpet fast and easy, Install Electric underfloor heating systems, Dokadek 30 Element ceiling formwork, Construction wall and...

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Preparing Students for Careers in STEM PREPARING STUDENTS FOR CAREERS IN STEM

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Jun 12, 2019

Discover how to engage and motivate students in exploring possible future careers in STEM by connecting classroom content to the real world. See how reflecting on real-world skills application, bringing in subject matter experts, and supporting stude...

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The ConTechCrew Podcast Keeps You Up to Speed on Construction Technology News THE CONTECHCREW PODCAST KEEPS YOU UP TO SPEED ON CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS

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Jun 12, 2019

This was a really cool project for us. We love building something from nothing, and using creative problem-solving to engineer our way towards solutions. From voice technology to slack apps to programs where you can design and create your own holiday...

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Australia adds two occupations in engineering, construction sector! AUSTRALIA ADDS TWO OCCUPATIONS IN ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION SECTOR!

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Jun 12, 2019

Engineering Manager and Construction Manager are two occupations added in Australian immigration list for Permanent Residency! Elaborating on these details, our immigration counselor said both these occupations are in huge demand.

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Crazy Engineering: Making Oxygen on Mars with MOXIE CRAZY ENGINEERING: MAKING OXYGEN ON MARS WITH MOXIE

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Jun 12, 2019

Crazy Engineering explores a technology demonstration riding aboard NASA’s Mars 2020 rover that's straight out of science fiction novels like The Martian. It's an oxygen generator called MOXIE, designed to convert carbon dioxide - which...

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New Solution for Visual Data Management at Construction Sites NEW SOLUTION FOR VISUAL DATA MANAGEMENT AT CONSTRUCTION SITES

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Jun 12, 2019

Modern tools can support organizations and the ways of working in performing better. Construction, particularly infrastructure construction, has been considered to be quite a traditional industry. Albeit, if one took a closer look, it would be clear ...

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Choosing the right construction ERP partner is a critical decision CHOOSING THE RIGHT CONSTRUCTION ERP PARTNER IS A CRITICAL DECISION

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Jun 12, 2019

Today most engineering and construction companies will struggle because they have far too many business systems and are heavily dependent on Excel as their primary management reporting tool. This undisciplined approach will hold them back as they try...

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Is Your Construction Lending Team Ready for an Economic Downturn? IS YOUR CONSTRUCTION LENDING TEAM READY FOR AN ECONOMIC DOWNTURN?

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Jun 11, 2019

The United States is experiencing one of the most prolonged economic growth cycles on record. This cycle has led to an expansion of the commercial construction industry with growth expected through 2020. However, in addition to the what goes up must ...

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BIM and construction management: the CDE Common Data Environment BIM AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: THE CDE COMMON DATA ENVIRONMENT

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Jun 11, 2019

The term Building Information Modeling BIM describes the process of creating and managing a digital model that include data associated with physical and functional characteristics structural, energy, geometric, plant engineering, etc. across a projec...

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Women in STEM Living Learning Community WOMEN IN STEM LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITY

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Jun 11, 2019

The Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Living Learning Community is one of the many new and exciting programs Merrimack offers to incoming students who share similar interests and goals. Learn more about how we prepare female student...

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Considerate Constructors Scheme launches survey to explore worker fatigue in construction CONSIDERATE CONSTRUCTORS SCHEME LAUNCHES SURVEY TO EXPLORE WORKER FATIGUE IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 11, 2019

Worker fatigue is often an overlooked hazard in the construction industry. This is despite the fact that fatigue is a serious health and safety risk in construction; fatigue has the potential to significantly impair physical and cognitive capacities,...

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Facts and Stats: Women in Engineering FACTS AND STATS: WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

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Jun 10, 2019

Retention of women in science, engineering and technology is an important issue, with economic and social justice implications. The situation is sometimes described as the leaky pipeline; as scientists and engineers flow along the science career pipe...

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Full Spectrum Education presents STEM Workshop FULL SPECTRUM EDUCATION PRESENTS STEM WORKSHOP

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Jun 10, 2019

The Full Spectrum Education team worked hand in hand with teachers and staff at Glenella State School to present the latest trends and theories in STEM. We are available for professional development for schools across Australia.

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Amazing Construction Gadgets You Need To See AMAZING CONSTRUCTION GADGETS YOU NEED TO SEE

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Jun 10, 2019

Impress your coworkers on the jobsite with your impressive array of specially tools that they probably didn’t even know existed.

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Taking the pulse of technology in construction TAKING THE PULSE OF TECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jun 10, 2019

As I will demonstrate, it’s clear that more buy-in is required-financially and especially culturally-from those within the industry, and from the technology companies developing the solutions, to ensure the best possible future for the industry...

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Missing: Your Construction Equipment MISSING: YOUR CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

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Jun 07, 2019

From streamlining your daily operations to protecting equipment that’s frequently left in remote or unsecure locations, GPS fleet tracking lets you monitor the safety and usage of your assets 24/7/365. And that means you can focus on completing...

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The Ultimate Guide to Retainage in the Construction Industry THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RETAINAGE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jun 07, 2019

Retainage, also called retention, is an amount of money held back from a contractor or subcontractor during the term of a construction project.  This is a very unique practice specific to the construction industry, but within the industry, it&rs...

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The Ultimate Guide to STEM Scholarships for Women for 2019-2020 THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STEM SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN FOR 2019-2020

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Jun 07, 2019

It's probably not a newsflash that  women are still largely outnumbered by their male counterparts in science and engineering. More colleges and employers are making it a priority to get women into STEM fields-and they're making financia...

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Drones in Construction - Different Types & Uses DRONES IN CONSTRUCTION - DIFFERENT TYPES & USES

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Jun 07, 2019

When we talk tech to our construction clients and friends in the build industry, many people are surprised to hear about the vast uses of drones in construction and how many different types of drones exist.

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SmartPM Technical White Paper SMARTPM TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER

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Jun 07, 2019

SmartPM is a first in kind data analytics platform for the Construction industry that was designed by industry professionals who specialize in performance management and process improvement.

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Improving the Biomanufacturing Facility lifecycle Using a standardized, Modular design and Construction approach IMPROVING THE BIOMANUFACTURING FACILITY LIFECYCLE USING A STANDARDIZED, MODULAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION APPROACH

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Jun 06, 2019

BioPhorum Technology Roadmapping establishes a dynamic and evolving collaborative technology management process to accelerate innovation by engaging and aligning industry stakeholders to define future needs, difficult challenges and potential solutio...

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Earthquake Resistance in Civil Engineering EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Jun 06, 2019

Earthquake-resistant construction. Earthquake-resistant construction, the fabrication of a building or structure that is able to withstand the sudden ground shaking that is characteristic of earthquakes, thereby minimizing structural damage and human...

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The challenges and potential of circular procurements in public construction projects THE CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL OF CIRCULAR PROCUREMENTS IN PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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Jun 06, 2019

Circular procurement can be defined as the process by which public authorities purchase works, goods or services that seek to contribute to closed energy and material loops within supply chains whilst minimising – and in the best case – a...

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Optimizing Construction With the Right Mix of Technology and Planning OPTIMIZING CONSTRUCTION WITH THE RIGHT MIX OF TECHNOLOGY AND PLANNING

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Jun 06, 2019

Large-scale construction projects require detailed planning and considerable collaboration. Planning and execution have historically relied on tens of thousands of documents to orchestrate the details. Risks can be reduced through technology to enhan...

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5D BIM: How it will help the construction industry 5D BIM: HOW IT WILL HELP THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jun 06, 2019

Some time ago we explored BIM, Building Information Modeling, and explained what it stands for. We took a deeper look into 5D and the new revelations for this industry changing information sharing system.

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How the Right Technology Can Help You Monitor Your Construction Business HOW THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP YOU MONITOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS

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Jun 06, 2019

Today’s contractors are inundated with data. How can you possibly keep track of emails, plan revisions, conversations, documents, and change orders-from across multiple projects and jobsites-without letting something slip through the cracks?

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Is Contruction Really Growing? IS CONTRUCTION REALLY GROWING?

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Jun 05, 2019

When you look at the dollars passing through the global construction industry, it can feel a little shocking. In fact, growth in global construction to outpace world GDP over next 10 years. That means, the building industry is going to get a lot bigg...

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5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry 5 WAYS STEM EDUCATION IS LEADING THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

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Jun 05, 2019

The studies of STEM have shaped the logistics industry into what it is today. Logistics, the discipline that manages the shipping and distribution of goods to consumers, has made momentous strides in recent years with help from new technology.

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Facing Engineering Complexity with Limited Resources FACING ENGINEERING COMPLEXITY WITH LIMITED RESOURCES

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Jun 05, 2019

Exponential growth in design complexity and a growing skills gap are threatening the industry while it works to innovate faster. A&D companies must improve engineering productivity by digitally transforming their engineering processes and impleme...

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Women Engineers You Should Know WOMEN ENGINEERS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Jun 05, 2019

There are many women engineers whose lives, careers, and achievements might go unnoticed – yet each has a compelling, dynamic, and thought-provoking story. To celebrate their contributions and lives, SWE Magazine reached out on SWE’s soci...

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Engineers Craft New Plan to Unstick NASA’s Mars InSight Lander ENGINEERS CRAFT NEW PLAN TO UNSTICK NASA’S MARS INSIGHT LANDER

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Jun 05, 2019

The digging instrument on NASA’s Mars InSight lander has been stuck since February 28, and engineers have been hard at work trying to get it moving again. The problem is with its Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package, or HP3, and specifical...

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Engineer’s Guide to 5G Semiconductor Test ENGINEER’S GUIDE TO 5G SEMICONDUCTOR TEST

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Jun 05, 2019

A few years ago, in 2016, researchers at Nokia Networks were paving the way for nextgeneration wireless communications by working with NI to investigate mobile access in the mmWave frequency spectrum.

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How To Become A DevOps Engineer HOW TO BECOME A DEVOPS ENGINEER

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Jun 04, 2019

This video on How to become a DevOps Engineer will help you learn what is DevOps, who is a DevOps engineer, career roadmap of a DevOps engineer, certifications for DevOps engineer, and salary of a DevOps engineer.

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Environmentally Friendly Home Construction Ideas ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HOME CONSTRUCTION IDEAS

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Jun 04, 2019

During the recession, green home construction increased while traditional construction tanked. Since then, the market for green homes has only continued to grow. It’s a trend that builders expect to continue-a 2017 study found that 31% expect t...

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Women mentor young women in UH STEM program WOMEN MENTOR YOUNG WOMEN IN UH STEM PROGRAM

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Jun 04, 2019

Since 2016, female University of Hawai at Manoa students in STEM fields have been mentoring female high and middle school aged students. Women hold less than a third of the STEM-science, technology, engineering and math-related jobs in the United Sta...

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What Is The Future Of Drones? WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF DRONES?

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Jun 04, 2019

​There's no denying that there's been a massive explosion in both the popularity and accessibility of consumer grade drones. Looking back, it's interesting to see where drones are now compared to where they were just a few years ago.

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The Science of a Demolition THE SCIENCE OF A DEMOLITION

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Jun 03, 2019

When it comes to structures, whatever goes up must someday come down. When buildings have run the course of their lifetime, they must be demolished in a way that is efficient and non-hazardous. To some, seeing a demolition is an awe-inspiring experie...

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How Schools Can Inspire All Students with Coding & STEAM HOW SCHOOLS CAN INSPIRE ALL STUDENTS WITH CODING & STEAM

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Jun 03, 2019

Ozobot is a robotic platform that empowers coding and STEAM education for K–12. Ozobot makes STEAM simple with 2 Ways to Code: online with OzoBlockly and screen-free with Color Codes. CEO Nader Hamda founded the company in 2012, with a mission ...

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What Sector Data Tells You About Construction Jobs in 2019? WHAT SECTOR DATA TELLS YOU ABOUT CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN 2019?

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Jun 03, 2019

The number of construction jobs in the UK fell for the first time in more than two years in April 2019, despite the first increase in constructions output since January. Is this decrease in jobs numbers a sign of things to come, or merely a Brexit bl...

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STEM: Importance of STEM from a young age STEM: IMPORTANCE OF STEM FROM A YOUNG AGE

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Jun 03, 2019

Discover how BTEC teachers and students at UTC Plymouth have been working with local primary schools to encourage young children to continue their interest in STEM subjects.

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STEM - What is it and why is it important? STEM - WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

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Jun 03, 2019

This short animation explores Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM, the essential skills behind it all and why it is so important to Australia + you and I.

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A Game Plan for Real-time Construction Progress Tracking A GAME PLAN FOR REAL-TIME CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS TRACKING

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Jun 03, 2019

Today, let’s start with a little thought exercise. Cast your memory back to the last time you wanted to make meaningful change. Did you take the approach of setting hard goals, tracking them using tools and strategies, checking in frequently an...

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Construction Smart Brick Walls - Art Of Building Beautiful Walls From Bricks CONSTRUCTION SMART BRICK WALLS - ART OF BUILDING BEAUTIFUL WALLS FROM BRICKS

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Jun 03, 2019

A type of building wall construction consisting of an outer wall fastened to inner wall separated by an air space. Cavity walls helps to prevent the penetration of rain to the internal surface of the wall.

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Enhancing stem in elementary classrooms ENHANCING STEM IN ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS

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Jun 02, 2019

Incorporating STEM in the elementary classroom can be challenging, but the benefits of starting STEM early cannot be understated. Whether you are a new or veteran teacher, the 12 STEM best practices presented in this infographic will help you empower...

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An entrepreneurial twist to STEM learning AN ENTREPRENEURIAL TWIST TO STEM LEARNING

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Jun 02, 2019

Our organisation is built on a foundation of innovation, creativity and strong communication – capabilities we know will continue to be vital to the future workforce. Digital literacy and science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM...

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Modular construction: From projects to products MODULAR CONSTRUCTION: FROM PROJECTS TO PRODUCTS

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Jun 01, 2019

For decades, construction has lagged other sectors in productivity performance. Now there is an opportunity for a step change: shifting many aspects of building activity away from traditional onsite projects to offsite manufacturing-style production....

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Have These STEM Students Found the Solution to Big City Traffic? HAVE THESE STEM STUDENTS FOUND THE SOLUTION TO BIG CITY TRAFFIC?

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May 31, 2019

STEM skills are at the heart of everything ExxonMobil do. Supporting STEM education is hugely important to us – and the annual Sci-Tech Challenge is one of our key programmes. Organized in association with JA Europe, the competition challenges ...

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Student Impact During Construction STUDENT IMPACT DURING CONSTRUCTION

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May 31, 2019

Safety of students and staff, and minimizing disruption are the project’s highest priorities. The proposed school will be built in multiple phases on the existing site and the current school will remain operational during construction.

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The Futuristic Tech Disrupting Real Estate and Construction THE FUTURISTIC TECH DISRUPTING REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION

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May 31, 2019

In the wake of the housing market collapse of 2008, one entrepreneur decided to dive right into the failing real estate industry. But this time, he didn’t buy any real estate to begin with. Instead, Glenn Sanford decided to launch the first-eve...

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Engineers Develop A More Stable, Efficient Prosthetic Foot ENGINEERS DEVELOP A MORE STABLE, EFFICIENT PROSTHETIC FOOT

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May 31, 2019

Taking on a hiking trail or a cobblestone street with a prosthetic leg is a risky proposition – it’s possible, but even in relatively easy terrain, people who use prostheses to walk are more likely to fall than others. Now, Stanford Unive...

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Next Generation STEM Careers Through Field-Based Learning NEXT GENERATION STEM CAREERS THROUGH FIELD-BASED LEARNING

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May 30, 2019

America has a pipeline problem that has nothing to do with oil. There are simply not enough young adults entering the orkforce equipped to meet the demands of a 21st century economy. According to the National Science Foundation, employment in STEM fi...

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AI in Construction AI IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 30, 2019

Construction companies are increasingly using AI in a range of ways. From optimizing work schedules to improving workplace safety to keeping a secure watch on construction facilities, AI in the construction industry is already producing value. In thi...

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Subsurface Utility Engineering SUBSURFACE UTILITY ENGINEERING

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May 30, 2019

Subsurface Utility Engineering is an engineering practice for accurately establishing the location of buried utilities within a project area, which is critical to developing options for construction. It provides a foundation for decision-making aroun...

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10 Construction News Stories that Shaped May 2019 10 CONSTRUCTION NEWS STORIES THAT SHAPED MAY 2019

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May 30, 2019

With Memorial Day Weekend now come and gone, the construction summer season has officially begun for jobsites across the U.S. Whether you’re catching up from the holiday weekend or trying to balance work during this busy time of year, it’...

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How to identify uncertified drones with machine learning HOW TO IDENTIFY UNCERTIFIED DRONES WITH MACHINE LEARNING

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May 30, 2019

As described in our white paper Drones and networks: Ensuring safe and secure operations, mobile networks are well suited to support low-altitude drone communication and to be integrated with drone traffic management systems to enhance the safety and...

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Killer Drones from Taiwan That China Will Hate? KILLER DRONES FROM TAIWAN THAT CHINA WILL HATE?

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May 29, 2019

Taiwan reportedly has solved a problem that has prevented the island country from developing its own medium-altitude attack drones. In signing a deal with an Australian company to provide American-designed engines, Taipei has assembled all the basic ...

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Automation to bring in better productivity in engineering jobs AUTOMATION TO BRING IN BETTER PRODUCTIVITY IN ENGINEERING JOBS

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May 28, 2019

World over automation has planted its seed in numerous industrial, commercial, and retail spaces. Apart from ushering high productivity and efficiency, they bring with them an uncertain future for many laborers and workers. According to many reports ...

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Navigating Your Software Engineering Career with Tech Together Boston NAVIGATING YOUR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CAREER WITH TECH TOGETHER BOSTON

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May 28, 2019

Tech Together Boston is Boston’s largest all-female and non-binary hackathon. The event aims to bring together and empower femme and non-binary individuals interested in tech by providing a welcoming, collaborative environment where they can th...

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10 Highest Paying Cities for Construction Jobs 10 HIGHEST PAYING CITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION JOBS

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May 28, 2019

We define ourselves by our careers. We find fulfillment in the day-to-day joy of working hard and getting well paid for our efforts. Conversely, ill-fitting jobs with low pay bring a great deal of psychological discomfort and dissatisfaction into our...

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Digital Manufacturing Engineering for Industrial Equipment DIGITAL MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT

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May 28, 2019

DELMIA’s digital manufacturing engineering for Industrial Equipment helps companies implement their global manufacturing strategies with a flexible manufacturing planning and re scheduling resource engineering solutions that fully leverages the...

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The Hot Construction Topics Everyone Is Talking About Right Now THE HOT CONSTRUCTION TOPICS EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT RIGHT NOW

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May 28, 2019

As a busy Civil Engineering, Build and Housing professional, we know you don’t always have time to check what is happening in the world of Construction. Here is a roundup of the hot topics that the Construction community are talking about right...

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Engineering Tomorrow - This is where the transformation starts ENGINEERING TOMORROW - THIS IS WHERE THE TRANSFORMATION STARTS

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May 28, 2019

66% of people under the age of 25 feel uncertain about the future when it comes to sustainability. The world has been living in a time of talk about these big issues, but at Danfoss we are putting words into action. With connected, intelligent, elect...

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How to make Drone at Home with Apm2.8 HOW TO MAKE DRONE AT HOME WITH APM2.8

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May 27, 2019

Here you will learn how to make a drone at home at the very low Price. This is very easy with apm2.8 Flight controller to make a drone that can fly without manually edit Pid value like KK2.1.5.

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Composites design and process engineering form next-generation truck body panels COMPOSITES DESIGN AND PROCESS ENGINEERING FORM NEXT-GENERATION TRUCK BODY PANELS

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May 27, 2019

With an improved thermal efficiency of up to 28% and 10% less overall weight compared to conventional truck body wall materials, the all-composite Cold Chain refrigerated truck body series, designed and built by Wabash National Corp. Lafayette, Ind.,...

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6 Innovative Materials Reshaping the Future of Office Construction 6 INNOVATIVE MATERIALS RESHAPING THE FUTURE OF OFFICE CONSTRUCTION

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May 27, 2019

It’s an exciting time to be part of the construction industry. With commercial buildings being one of the major sources of carbon emissions in the U.S., many architects, designers and engineers have taken up the challenge to create greener, mor...

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Southwest China Puts on Dazzling Drone Show SOUTHWEST CHINA PUTS ON DAZZLING DRONE SHOW

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May 26, 2019

The night sky in Guiyang, the capital city of southwest China's Guizhou province, has been a little bit brighter since Friday as 526 drones lit up the sky with a spectacular performance daily.

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Modern Technology Road Construction Machines with Skilful and Creative Workers MODERN TECHNOLOGY ROAD CONSTRUCTION MACHINES WITH SKILFUL AND CREATIVE WORKERS

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May 26, 2019

Heavy equipment is essential for construction jobs of almost any size, from home building to large-scale commercial and civil projects. Earth-moving equipment covers a broad range of machines that can excavate and grade soil and rock, along with othe...

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Most Interesting Construction Inventions And Ingenious Machine MOST INTERESTING CONSTRUCTION INVENTIONS AND INGENIOUS MACHINE

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May 26, 2019

They are also known as heavy machines, heavy trucks, construction equipment, engineering equipment, heavy vehicles, or heavy hydraulics. They usually comprise five equipment systems: implement, traction, structure, power train, control and informatio...

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China Will Overwhelm Its Enemies With Swarms of Rocket-Armed Heli-Drones CHINA WILL OVERWHELM ITS ENEMIES WITH SWARMS OF ROCKET-ARMED HELI-DRONES

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May 26, 2019

China has a history of overwhelming its enemies with sheer numbers of troops. Now, China may have a modern iteration on that tactic: swarms of tiny rocket-armed helicopter drones that will swamp enemy forces like angry bees.

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Drones in the World of Tomorrow DRONES IN THE WORLD OF TOMORROW

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May 25, 2019

The work for this report was carried out in the context of a project initiated and funded by the International
Transport Forums Corporate Partnership Board. CPB projects are designed to enrich policy discussion
with a business perspecti...

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Timeline for the UK Construction Industry TIMELINE FOR THE UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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May 24, 2019

Construction is a very diverse industry that includes activities ranging from mining, quarrying and forestry to the construction of infrastructure and buildings, the manufacture and supply of products, as well as maintenance, operation and disposal.

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Gearwurx Robotic Arm for Phantom Drone GEARWURX ROBOTIC ARM FOR PHANTOM DRONE

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May 24, 2019

The DJI Phantom series has become the workhorse of the photography drone market. It is big enough to mount and lift things, so people tend to attach all kinds of things to it. Gearwurx has created a robotic arm with a remotely controlled claw that ca...

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Own Your Data: What Data Portability Means for the Construction Industry OWN YOUR DATA: WHAT DATA PORTABILITY MEANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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May 24, 2019

To many in the construction world, project data is a new topic for discussion. When that conversation does occur, it’s typically driven by the general contractor or the project owner. Everyone else on the team is along for the ride, meaning the...

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The importance of a Healthy Software Engineering Career THE IMPORTANCE OF A HEALTHY SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CAREER

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May 24, 2019

As a branch of computer science, software engineering includes the development and building of computer systems software and applications software. Systems software consists of programs that include computing utilities and operations systems and appl...

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Getting a Grip on Tire Engineering with Simulation GETTING A GRIP ON TIRE ENGINEERING WITH SIMULATION

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May 24, 2019

This whitepaper will show the integrated tire design and engineering solution from Dassault Systemes. This lets manufacturers push the magic triangle beyond current boundaries with advanced physics simulation, offers integration between design and si...

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The Ultimate Construction Career Guide THE ULTIMATE CONSTRUCTION CAREER GUIDE

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May 24, 2019

Managing careers in construction is something that both employees and employers struggle with.  For employers, trying to balance overhead costs and keeping talent is an age old challenge.  For many employees, there are a ton of uncertaintie...

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Are You Prepared For The Threat Of Drones? ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE THREAT OF DRONES?

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May 23, 2019

Defence IQ surveyed a global database of people working in unmanned aerial vehicle/counter-drone technology developments. We asked them whether they believed the threat is really as serious as many suspect and if the commercial sector is ready for ma...

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Tips for Architecture, Engineering & Construction TIPS FOR ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION

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May 23, 2019

This paper addresses the current hindrances that civil engineers are facing in the architecture, engineering and construction industry today, and gives insightful tips to help overcome them. Topics covered include repurposing content and collaboratio...

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2019 Drone Industry Trends and Companies to watch 2019 DRONE INDUSTRY TRENDS AND COMPANIES TO WATCH

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May 23, 2019

Drones are now gaining popularity for consumer, commercial, and civil government use. More affordable and sophisticated than ever before, they present many applications across industries, such as construction, cinematography, agriculture, and firefig...

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Turner Mining Group Improves Operational Efficiency with Firmatek’s Drone Solutions TURNER MINING GROUP IMPROVES OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY WITH FIRMATEK’S DRONE SOLUTIONS

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May 22, 2019

Turner prioritizes making operations more efcient and easier in the mining industry. Tey have helped themselves and their clients streamline the billing and reconciliation process by using Firmatek’s Drone Solutions. Instead of time consuming a...

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3 Unlikely Places To Connect With Engineers Online 3 UNLIKELY PLACES TO CONNECT WITH ENGINEERS ONLINE

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May 22, 2019

As a manufacturer, you deal with many different types of buyers - procurement pros, purchasing agents, MROs, general managers, etc. However, perhaps no type of buyer is more valuable - and more desirable - than an engineer. That’s because engin...

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Amazing Construction House Step By Step AMAZING CONSTRUCTION HOUSE STEP BY STEP

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May 22, 2019

One of the amazing things about American homes is that the huge majority of them are built using completely standardized building practices. One reason for this consistency is a set of uniform building codes that apply across the country.

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Engineering expertise is a powerful communication tool ENGINEERING EXPERTISE IS A POWERFUL COMMUNICATION TOOL

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May 22, 2019

Engineers solve the world’s most complex and important problems. They should use that expertise in their marketing, says David Lewis, director of Memetic Communications There is an age-old tension between engineers and their communications team...

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The Pros and Cons of New Construction Versus Renovation THE PROS AND CONS OF NEW CONSTRUCTION VERSUS RENOVATION

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May 22, 2019

The goal for construction projects is to maximize the bottom line. Analyzing whether new construction beats renovation, or vice versa, lends itself to reviewing some fundamental elements of real estate development. To some extent, a pro vote for one ...

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Empowering Design Engineers EMPOWERING DESIGN ENGINEERS

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May 21, 2019

How can you empower design engineers to make more informed decisions that can help set your products apart from the competition? The infographic reveals top qualities that will make products more competitive over the next five years. These product qu...

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Protecting The Skies In The Drone Era PROTECTING THE SKIES IN THE DRONE ERA

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May 21, 2019

The drone era is here. Just a few years ago, spotting a drone in the skies was rare; today, improved technology and rapid adoption have made drone flights routine and unremarkable. Businesses and governments have all embraced affordable drone technol...

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Why You Can WHY YOU CAN'T BEAT THE U.S. ARMY'S NEW NANO-DRONES

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May 21, 2019

The Army said in a release on Friday that soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg were trained via classroom instruction on the Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System - an Unmanned Aerial System UAS - from...

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What are BIM objects? WHAT ARE BIM OBJECTS?

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May 21, 2019

BIM or Building Information Modeling is the future of construction. Using BIM, you can break down silos that hinder collaborative engagement – thus, allowing information to flow seamlessly among different construction stakeholders.

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Just What Exactly Does Delphix do? An Engineer’s Perspective on the Delphix Platform JUST WHAT EXACTLY DOES DELPHIX DO? AN ENGINEER’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE DELPHIX PLATFORM

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May 21, 2019

Imagine you’re a developer at an enterprise company with millions of users, and you’re about to integrate code that will change your production database in some way. You’ve finished your local testing, and now you want to finally te...

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Drone, AI to inspect 2,500 wind turbines DRONE, AI TO INSPECT 2,500 WIND TURBINES

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May 21, 2019

A massive drone-based blade inspection on 1250 wind turbines in Scandinavia is to be carried out in less than 12 weeks. The mass inspection across Sweden and Finland has been initiated by Vestas on its own turbines and will be undertaken by collabora...

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Drones and Lasers Shape the Future DRONES AND LASERS SHAPE THE FUTURE

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May 21, 2019

Once in a while one needs to crawl out on a limb and see what can be shaken loose.  It is always fun to graft a few different branches of technology lingo onto the tree and see what fruit may fall.  Today’s menu: drones; lasers; contr...

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How Carriers Can Reduce LAE With Drones HOW CARRIERS CAN REDUCE LAE WITH DRONES

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May 21, 2019

Not satisfied with drones? Maybe you're new to them? Here's how to get significant ROI from them. We understand how tough it is to shorten cycle times, reduce LAE, stay safe, and ensure quality assessments all at the same time. Our solutions ...

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US Warns That Chinese-Made Drones Could Steal Data for China US WARNS THAT CHINESE-MADE DRONES COULD STEAL DATA FOR CHINA

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May 21, 2019

The US government is warning that Chinese-made consumer drones could pose a data theft threat, sending data back to company headquarters in China that could then be accessed by the Chinese government. CNN reports that the warning came in an alert iss...

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How Zipline Became a $1.2 Billion Drone Company HOW ZIPLINE BECAME A $1.2 BILLION DRONE COMPANY

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May 21, 2019

Last week, drone delivery service Zipline announced $190 million in new financing, bringing the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion dollars.  In the world of commercial drones – or any startup – that’s a big number, and a...

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What are the factors affecting BIM Adoption? WHAT ARE THE FACTORS AFFECTING BIM ADOPTION?

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May 20, 2019

Building Information Modeling is a process that is carried out in construction projects to leverage many benefits such as manages tools to plan effectively, design layouts, construction documentation, and to overall manage the building or infrastruct...

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Traditional Construction Technology - Install Terracotta Tiles On Sloping Concrete Surface TRADITIONAL CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY - INSTALL TERRACOTTA TILES ON SLOPING CONCRETE SURFACE

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May 20, 2019

In today's fast-paced world, many processes have been modernized in order to increase efficiency and drive down costs. In the construction world, there's still a place for traditional methods and techniques, often yielding higher quality, mor...

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World WORLD'S MOST AMAZING DRONES THAT YOU WON'T BELIEVE!

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May 20, 2019

Aerowood Drones, fondly regarded as the Marvelous Modular Wooden Drone, is the drone of choice for aircraft enthusiasts who are also environmentally aware. Aerowood comes with a fully customized eco-friendly kit, and it’s the first fully recycl...

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DHS Warning On Drones Stealing Data DHS WARNING ON DRONES STEALING DATA

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May 20, 2019

Following in the footsteps of Google, a number of top American chipmakers – including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx, and Broadcom – halted their business transactions with Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing insiders. The companies are said ...

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4 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW before flying your DRONE DRIVER 4 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW BEFORE FLYING YOUR DRONE DRIVER

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May 20, 2019

Chapter 3 of the Drones Academy series! This time I show you 4 little things you should know before doing your first FPV flight. In the next chapter we will raise the flight so go prepare. The good comes! Do you want to come to our academy?

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Competence in Construction COMPETENCE IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 20, 2019

With the construction industry in need of a widespread culture change and a chain of responsibility, who will have responsibility for delivering standards of performance throughout the lifecycle of a building writes Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive Off...

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Drone Flights Over People - The FAA is too Resrictive DRONE FLIGHTS OVER PEOPLE - THE FAA IS TOO RESRICTIVE

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May 20, 2019

In general, the commercial drone industry agrees on several points: The proposed rules for flights over people is too conservative. The FAA is using a risk profile that doesn’t accurately reflect the risks posed by drones. The FAA should provid...

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Drones Can Now Dodge Balls DRONES CAN NOW DODGE BALLS

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May 20, 2019

If you aren’t afraid of drone attacks on humans in the near future, you should be. And if your plan was to simply knock them out of the sky, well, forget that. Drones can now dodge balls that are thrown at them. So, they will probably be very g...

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Drone Food Delivery in Helsinki to Start Summer 2019 DRONE FOOD DELIVERY IN HELSINKI TO START SUMMER 2019

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May 20, 2019

Google’s parent company Alphabet will soon service Helsinki with flying robotic couriers. Alphabet announced that in the coming weeks, residents of the city will be able to order food items by phone, to have them dropped off by Wing drones and ...

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Firefighting Drones Infographic FIREFIGHTING DRONES INFOGRAPHIC

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May 19, 2019

With the quick deployment of a drone, fire crews can quickly understand the situation at hand with an aerial view. Infrared thermal cameras are especially helpful when fighting fires as thermal drone cameras can see through smoke and identify hotspot...

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How To Make Drone At Home - DIY Quadcopter HOW TO MAKE DRONE AT HOME - DIY QUADCOPTER

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May 19, 2019

The thrill of flying a quadcopter is certainly exciting. However, it will be even more fun to fly a quadcopter that you’ve made on your own. By making your own DIY quadcopter, you will not only have something to fly in the air but also a model ...

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Stem/steam formula for success STEM/STEAM FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

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May 19, 2019

This comprehensive report delivers best practices for developing and marketing STEM/STEAM toys that truly prepare kids for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Inside you will find: Parental perspectives about STEM careers and the r...

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How to make Amazing Drone toy at home HOW TO MAKE AMAZING DRONE TOY AT HOME

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May 19, 2019

Apart from science, commercial and military use, the drone technology has found its way into our homes today through the remote-controlled drone toys. You can define drone toys as remote controlled flying objects. Top drone toys have exciting feature...

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My Favorite Beginner Drone For $30 MY FAVORITE BEGINNER DRONE FOR $30

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May 17, 2019

If you are looking for a great little beginner tiny whoop without the FPV drone to fly indoors or in small spaces, the Potensic A20 is an excellent choice. It comes in a variety of colors and is very easy to fly. If you buy more than one, you can use...

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NIMBYism is the biggest multifamily construction barrier NIMBYISM IS THE BIGGEST MULTIFAMILY CONSTRUCTION BARRIER

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May 17, 2019

NIMBYism is the biggest multifamily construction barrier, according to a National Apartment Association report on apartment construction barriers. A survey of government entities, as well as private developers and owners, found that most respondents ...

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How to make Drone Cup HOW TO MAKE DRONE CUP

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May 17, 2019

Drone is an aircraft without a human pilot on board. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system; which include a UAV, a ground-based controller, and a system of communications between the two. The flight of UAVs may operate with various degr...

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8 Common Construction Estimating Mistakes 8 COMMON CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING MISTAKES

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May 17, 2019

Estimating is one of the most difficult jobs in construction. It is also one of the most important. Profits are typically won or lost based on how accurate your estimates are and how closely they match up to your final project costs. So, how accurate...

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10 BEST ARMORED ENGINEERING VEHICLES IN THE WORLD 10 BEST ARMORED ENGINEERING VEHICLES IN THE WORLD

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May 16, 2019

In the world of engineering vehicles, armored vehicles of varying types are needed, capable of solving a wide range of tasks. They can dig ditches, pave roads, clear mines, build bridges, and so on. Today we will show you the 10 best armored engineer...

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10 ways to get your field teams to use construction software 10 WAYS TO GET YOUR FIELD TEAMS TO USE CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE

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May 16, 2019

Kickstarting the digital journey of your business is never easy. Heavy resource management, bold initiatives and continuous effort are required in order to convince everyone in your organisation to go digital. Both field teams and people in the offic...

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6 stages of a project in construction 6 STAGES OF A PROJECT IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 16, 2019

For every stage of a construction project, from the simplest to the most complex, there are certain steps and processes that need to be followed to ensure a successful outcome. Projects in construction may vary based on their size, the number of stak...

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How to make a drone at your home HOW TO MAKE A DRONE AT YOUR HOME

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May 16, 2019

I made a drone that fly's really high and the best part here is all the materials needed to build this is available in online shopping sites.This homemade drone is Very Easy to make so try to make one!

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Ingenious Machines And Amazing Construction Inventions INGENIOUS MACHINES AND AMAZING CONSTRUCTION INVENTIONS

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May 16, 2019

Construction and civil engineering - without it, the skylines of major cities would look depressing and flat. Within the last century, bridges, buildings, and roadways have become functional works of art. Here are our top 10 picks for the best in the...

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How to Calculate Real Estate Valuation Damages in a Construction Defect Action HOW TO CALCULATE REAL ESTATE VALUATION DAMAGES IN A CONSTRUCTION DEFECT ACTION

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May 15, 2019

When determining whether to pursue a construction defect action, few property owners consider the question: how will my damages be calculated? While understandable, failure to properly address this question can prevent owners from recovering the full...

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U.S. Europe, Asia - Who will dominate the Construction Industry? U.S. EUROPE, ASIA - WHO WILL DOMINATE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

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May 15, 2019

Construction was at one time a highly regionalized business. Pragmatic and market forces made it more efficient for even a large, industrial general contractor to focus regionally. But inexorable trends are making it more important for major commerci...

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Spotlight on Construction: Digital transformation within the industry SPOTLIGHT ON CONSTRUCTION: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITHIN THE INDUSTRY

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May 15, 2019

Construction is one of the largest industry sectors in the UK, representing around six per cent of GDP, and the government is keen to promote better adoption of digital and manufacturing technologies in order to reduce costs, timescales and greenhous...

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Community Association COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION'S USE OF DRONES FOR COVENANT ENFORCEMENT AND MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONS

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May 15, 2019

While there are many benefits to using drones for issues within a community association, there is a fair share of risks as well. This white paper reviews many considerations that a community association needs to think about before making the choice o...

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This Is What Trillions in Global-Infrastructure Investment Look Like THIS IS WHAT TRILLIONS IN GLOBAL-INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT LOOK LIKE

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May 14, 2019

The global construction industry needs to build 13,000 buildings each day between now and 2050 to support an expected population of 7 billion people living in cities 10 billion worldwide. But while the need for new housing, schools, and hospitals is ...

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10 innovative construction materials that could revolutionise the industry 10 INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS THAT COULD REVOLUTIONISE THE INDUSTRY

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May 14, 2019

The much awaited and anticipated revolution in construction is gaining momentum. We now have drones, virtual reality, augmented reality, BIM, project management and more. But it doesn’t stop here! Researchers and various institutes are taking t...

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Best STEM Careers for Women BEST STEM CAREERS FOR WOMEN

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May 14, 2019

STEM careers have been a buzz word in the world of work for a while now. With STEM careers being seen as the highest paying positions of any field, the incentives are good. However, it is believed that only 23% of the overall UK STEM workforce are wo...

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Drone Fails 2019 Crash Compilation DRONE FAILS 2019 CRASH COMPILATION

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May 14, 2019

Drone Crash Fail 2019 Compilation includes Mavic Pro Crash, Waterproof Swellpro Drone, Inspire 1, Drone Crash into American Flag, Drone Chasing RC Plane and various other crashes from around the world.

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10 Technologies that will Change the Construction Industry in 2019 10 TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL CHANGE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN 2019

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May 14, 2019

With technology continuously advancing and different practical applications for IT ceaselessly being devised it is no surprise that it is making its way in the construction industry. Though the industry is considered traditional and resistant to chan...

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The Endless Opportunities of Drones With Thermal Sensors THE ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES OF DRONES WITH THERMAL SENSORS

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May 14, 2019

Last month, we announced that FLIR Systems made a strategic investment in DroneBase. This agreement establishes FLIR as the exclusive provider of thermal technology for our inspection services and training for our Pilot Network through the FLIR Infra...

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Why you should Network as a Software Engineer WHY YOU SHOULD NETWORK AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

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May 14, 2019

A software engineer is a person who applies the principles of software engineering to the design, development, maintenance, testing, and evaluation of computer software. Software engineering is the application of engineering to the development of sof...

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Undervalued Software Engineering Skills: Writing Well UNDERVALUED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SKILLS: WRITING WELL

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May 14, 2019

I have been coaching several experienced software engineers to further grow professionally, since transitioning to being an engineering manager. I have noticed a few skills that people often underestimate the importance of developing. Skills that add...

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Summer Construction Season Is Coming–Are Your Projects Prepared? SUMMER CONSTRUCTION SEASON IS COMING–ARE YOUR PROJECTS PREPARED?

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May 14, 2019

The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer and there’s the steady sound of hammers banging, cranes lifting and diggers digging everywhere. Yes, it’s summer–the busy season when it comes to construction work. But while summer i...

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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Changing the Game in STEM with Family Engagement CHANGING THE GAME IN STEM WITH FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

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May 13, 2019

Imagine Sofia, a middle shool girl who lives in Queens, New York. A computer science program recently launched in her community by Google. Sofia was nominated for the afterschool program which will teach kids how to code and the fundamentals of compu...

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Major benefits of using drones in construction MAJOR BENEFITS OF USING DRONES IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 13, 2019

The construction industry is booming rapidly and the role of technology is increasing at every level. It is expected that, in the next 10 years, the use of drones in construction will register a manifold growth. These are the major benefits of using ...

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Construction automation: What does it mean for the future of the industry? CONSTRUCTION AUTOMATION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY?

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May 13, 2019

For the past 200 years, humans have been constructing buildings in the same way – until now. Technology, which experts say is developing at an astounding pace, is bringing the possibility of an unprecedented change to how we make our cities and...

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4 Ways Technology Innovation Plays a Key Role in the Future of the Construction Industry 4 WAYS TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN THE FUTURE OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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May 13, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since we launched Acumatica Construction Edition. The construction industry got its first look at our modern business solution during the NAHB International Builders Show in January 2018, and we offic...

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Is Aerial Drone Photography Right for My Commercial Building? IS AERIAL DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY RIGHT FOR MY COMMERCIAL BUILDING?

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May 13, 2019

There has been a lot of buzz about the drone service industry and the many applications of drone technology in business. Perhaps more than any other industry, commercial real estate professionals have embraced drones as a regular part of their busine...

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Inside Look at 7 of the Top Construction Scheduling Methods INSIDE LOOK AT 7 OF THE TOP CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING METHODS

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May 13, 2019

We would bet that very few construction professionals agree with the above quote from Bob Dylan. Nonetheless, chaos is a way of life for many of us on a jobsite, particularly when it comes to construction project scheduling. As hard as we try to stay...

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Getting Ready to Plant Corn | First Time Flying Drone GETTING READY TO PLANT CORN | FIRST TIME FLYING DRONE

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May 13, 2019

In spring of 2017, I started Farmable and I spent much of the summer making videos on the farm. It was A LOT of fun and I haven't felt the same about making videos since. In fall of 2017, I started classes again for my Business Management degree....

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Majority of engineers prioritise work and money over a social/love life MAJORITY OF ENGINEERS PRIORITISE WORK AND MONEY OVER A SOCIAL/LOVE LIFE

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May 13, 2019

New research from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that the majority of engineers (55.6%) feel work is the most important thing in their life right now, with only 17.8% prioritising their social life and 10% their love life. The stud...

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How to Make a Drone at Home - For Beginner HOW TO MAKE A DRONE AT HOME - FOR BEGINNER

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May 12, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles have been around for decades, but they have achieved the greatest popularity in recent years with small commercial drones. The new so-called FPV first person view technology gave us a unique experience of flying and the advan...

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Advantages of Precast Concrete for construction ADVANTAGES OF PRECAST CONCRETE FOR CONSTRUCTION

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May 11, 2019

Precast Concrete is known for its remarkable set of strengths. Not only is it found to be durable and versatile, it is proven to be easy on the environment and reduces overall construction time.

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What we know and don WHAT WE KNOW AND DON'T KNOW ABOUT AMAZON'S DRONE DELIVERY SERVICE

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May 10, 2019

For Amazon, the year 2013 may as well be an eternity ago. The last several years have seen the eCommerce giant establish a second North American headquarters, offer 1-day free shipping to Prime subscribers, and make its CEO the wealthiest person in m...

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How to stay on top of your plan in construction HOW TO STAY ON TOP OF YOUR PLAN IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 10, 2019

Construction is a very perplexing business where many different stakeholders, tools and equipment are involved in every step along the way. In that sense, it comes as no surprise that the industry is continuously struggling with low productivity, bud...

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How to make a Drone Plane HOW TO MAKE A DRONE PLANE

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May 10, 2019

So you’re looking to get into drones and UAVs? This tutorial series is designed to help you understand the emerging field of UAVs and guide you through the process of building your own UAV using off-the shelf parts.

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How To Make Drone with Pvc at Home HOW TO MAKE DRONE WITH PVC AT HOME

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May 10, 2019

Flying ready-made quadcopters is fun. Eventually, though, most hackers get the urge to build their own. One of the most challenging parts is building a robust airframe. JG Projects has an interesting approach: he uses schedule 21 PVC pipe to build a ...

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5 ways Controller Hardware in the Loop and Model-based Engineering are Reducing Risk 5 WAYS CONTROLLER HARDWARE IN THE LOOP AND MODEL-BASED ENGINEERING ARE REDUCING RISK

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May 10, 2019

Industry 4.0 is dawning, and digitalization, decarbonization, and decentralization are fueling the electric grid revolution.  D3, in turn, creates opportunities for immense value creation, but invokes new technologies and design concepts, and ch...

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U.S. Put-In-Place Construction Spending Hits a Soft Spot U.S. PUT-IN-PLACE CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HITS A SOFT SPOT

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May 09, 2019

Total U.S. put-in-place construction spending, after increasing steadily (although slowly) for seven years, from 2011 through 2017, has lost upwards momentum over the past year and a bit. The cause of the overall weakness has been a retreating reside...

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How to Start a Drone Business HOW TO START A DRONE BUSINESS

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May 09, 2019

Today’s question is about how to start a drone business. What marketing and pricing strategies should drone pilots adopt in the initial stages of their business? Today’s question is about how to start a drone business. How to create a dro...

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When Engineers Become Whistleblowers WHEN ENGINEERS BECOME WHISTLEBLOWERS

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May 09, 2019

Fundamental Canon No. 1 of the American Society of Engineers states that Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Most engineering societies have this principle in their codes of ethics. This duty frames the decad...

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Drones in Construction DRONES IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 08, 2019

Today’s show is about using drones in construction. You will learn how to use drone mapping for creation of 4D BIM models, hyperlapses, and volumetric measurements. Today’s question is about how to segue into the drone mapping business, M...

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Finding the engineers of tomorrow FINDING THE ENGINEERS OF TOMORROW

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May 08, 2019

Simon Biggs explains how businesses and education can collaborate to increase engagement in engineering. According to EngineeringUK, we need to employ 203,000 engineers every year until 2024 to meet demand. One way businesses may can help to close th...

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Engineering professionals react to market boom and snap up bigger pay packets ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS REACT TO MARKET BOOM AND SNAP UP BIGGER PAY PACKETS

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May 08, 2019

New data from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that engineering professionals are reacting positively to the country’s latest job market boom, with applications for new engineering jobs rising by an astounding 16.5% in April 20...

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Criminal Liability for Job Site Construction Accidents CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR JOB SITE CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

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May 08, 2019

As the number of high-profile construction accidents, both domestic and abroad, has grown and media coverage has intensified, the construction industry has trained its focus on not only the best practices for preventing accidents, but also the potent...

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How to Hack Your Way to Being a Super Productive Engineer Tips and Tools HOW TO HACK YOUR WAY TO BEING A SUPER PRODUCTIVE ENGINEER TIPS AND TOOLS

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May 08, 2019

From product development to other aspects of the business, engineers are the key players of an organization. The success of a project highly depends on their energy and productivity. It’s understandable why it’s important to have producti...

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10 of the Safest Construction Companies in the Industry 10 OF THE SAFEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES IN THE INDUSTRY

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May 07, 2019

Ask yourself the following question: At the end of a long construction workday, what’s the most important thing? While it’s easy to think about productivity or work progress as a top of mind answers, you’d be wrong. The real answer?...

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University of Warwick to host International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists in 2020 UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK TO HOST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WOMEN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS IN 2020

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May 07, 2019

The University of Warwick has won the bid to plan, organise and host the 18th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES18) for 2020. Previously held at Warwick (ICWES9) in 1991, ICWES18 returns at Warwick on 11th-14th Septembe...

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How does civil engineering improve the world we live in? HOW DOES CIVIL ENGINEERING IMPROVE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN?

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May 07, 2019

Our leading civil engineering department teaches students the answers to this and even more crucial questions by finding solutions to environmental problems and managing the impacts of extreme natural and human hazards.

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Traveling with a Drone - Aerial Cinematic Showreel 2019 TRAVELING WITH A DRONE - AERIAL CINEMATIC SHOWREEL 2019

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May 07, 2019

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

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STEM program taps into kids natural curiosity to inspire interest in engineering STEM PROGRAM TAPS INTO KIDS NATURAL CURIOSITY TO INSPIRE INTEREST IN ENGINEERING

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May 07, 2019

Over the next three years, primary school teachers across the country will have access to workshops and resources to get their students up to speed on engineering skills. The 2019-20 Federal Budget includes $6.2 million for Questacon, Australia&rsquo...

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Five Time Wasters for Reliability Engineers to Avoid FIVE TIME WASTERS FOR RELIABILITY ENGINEERS TO AVOID

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May 06, 2019

Building a reliability program led by competent professionals takes work. It requires setting expectations properly. Most of all, it requires time. How do you accelerate the process to ensure the maximum benefit in the shortest time?

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Drones: The Holy Grail of Construction Site Safety DRONES: THE HOLY GRAIL OF CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY

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May 06, 2019

Earlier this year, a drone image of a great white shark swimming alongside an unsuspecting paddle-boarder went viral online. The powerful picture underscores what every construction project manager already knows: some of the most dangerous potential ...

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A Quick Glance at Engineering Jobs in 2019 A QUICK GLANCE AT ENGINEERING JOBS IN 2019

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May 06, 2019

The reason why people choose to work in the engineering field is to solve the biggest impact of our problems in the world such as creating clean energy or detecting cancer. As an engineer, everyone is striving to change the world with inventions and ...

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How to Achieve your Software Engineering Career Goals HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CAREER GOALS

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May 06, 2019

So let's get started. Look at What is Out There. The technology landscape is ever-changing and always advancing. Understand What You Want. Set Achievable Goals. Create a Personal Brand. Be Accountable. Start Setting Your Career Goals Today.

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Robotic Process Automation Proving Fruitful for Early Adopters ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION PROVING FRUITFUL FOR EARLY ADOPTERS

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May 06, 2019

Robotic process automation (RPA) is here and companies at the forefront of the adoption of this technology are reaping a variety of benefits. RPA offers a multitude of benefits, from speed and scalability of process execution to cost savings, to free...

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Advertising in Construction ADVERTISING IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 04, 2019

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than $814.2 billion was spent in 2010 on private, residential and non-residential construction. Whether you're a self-employed contractor or run a large-scale commercial building business, effective adver...

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What Does A Structural Engineer Know That Other Engineers Do Not Know? WHAT DOES A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER KNOW THAT OTHER ENGINEERS DO NOT KNOW?

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May 02, 2019

It is well-known that engineering has many branches leading to the emergence of different types of engineers. There are civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers, among others. While their engineering expertise may vary, they all fall i...

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Data Reliability with Slip Rings in Construction Equipment DATA RELIABILITY WITH SLIP RINGS IN CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

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May 01, 2019

Slip rings are used to communicate with and provide power to rotating platforms. A wide variety of construction equipment uses slip rings to power and communicate with a rotating cab. As the bandwidth of these communication channels begins to increas...

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GoBetween Robotics: A traffic stop robot to keep everyone safe GOBETWEEN ROBOTICS: A TRAFFIC STOP ROBOT TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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May 01, 2019

I'm Reuben Brewer, a Senior Robotics Research Engineer in SRI International's Applied Technologies and Science Department. Here at SRI, our goal is to invent a better future by collaborating on key research areas like space satellites, roboti...

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Drones vs. Delta: Who do you think won the first round? DRONES VS. DELTA: WHO DO YOU THINK WON THE FIRST ROUND?

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May 01, 2019

It was 1994 when my Delta Troop and I were training in the desert in preparation to deploy to the Mid-Eastern theater where there was much misbehaving going on. We spent a particular day primarily calling in anti-armor attacks from MH-60 Blackhawk Ha...

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Why Odense? The Small Danish Village with a Big Robotics Industry WHY ODENSE? THE SMALL DANISH VILLAGE WITH A BIG ROBOTICS INDUSTRY

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May 01, 2019

Universal Robots, Mobile Industrial Robots and OnRobot hail from Odense, and more than 100 other industrial robotics companies have offices there, including ABB, KUKA and FANUC. We spoke with Mikael Christofferson, business manager of Odense Robotics...

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Robots Have an Increasingly Important Role in Construction ROBOTS HAVE AN INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT ROLE IN CONSTRUCTION

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May 01, 2019

Imagine if the entire population of Oakland, Calif., suddenly needed a new place to live. You’d have to find a way to build housing and infrastructure for nearly half a million people. As dramatic as this scenario might seem, something comparab...

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Drone Automation for Warehouse 4.0 DRONE AUTOMATION FOR WAREHOUSE 4.0

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Apr 30, 2019

The digital transformation of warehouses - driven by safety, cost and revenue benefits – is underway across the world. Technologies such as IoT, AI and drones are augmenting the business value created by adoption of RFID, robots and real - time...

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Being a woman in Robotics: Elham Mirzaei BEING A WOMAN IN ROBOTICS: ELHAM MIRZAEI

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Apr 30, 2019

I am usually the only woman in a lot of robotics conferences and even in the work space. It can be a bit intimidating, but I'm strong enough to overcome my doubts and fears and earn the initial trust that men have by default. STEM industry is sti...

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The Portable & Intelligent Drone for Everyone THE PORTABLE & INTELLIGENT DRONE FOR EVERYONE

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Apr 29, 2019

The DBUS2 weighs only 8.4oz, which is below the FAA requirement for drone registration. Can be used anywhere indoors and outdoors to capture crisp HD Pictures and stunning 4K video. Can fit in your pocket, purse, or a small bag. Made with Polycarbona...

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Robotic Tanks Guarded Marines in First-Time British War Game ROBOTIC TANKS GUARDED MARINES IN FIRST-TIME BRITISH WAR GAME

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Apr 29, 2019

Robots in the air, on the ocean surface and on the ground guarded British Royal Marines as they stormed a beach during an important April 2019 war game. The ground robot, in particular, is a new capability for the Royal Marines. The gun- and rocket-a...

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Robots guarded Buddha’s relics in a legend of ancient India ROBOTS GUARDED BUDDHA’S RELICS IN A LEGEND OF ANCIENT INDIA

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Apr 28, 2019

As early as Homer, more than 2,500 years ago, Greek mythology explored the idea of automatons and self-moving devices. By the third century B.C., engineers in Hellenistic Alexandria, in Egypt, were building real mechanical robots and machines. And su...

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Dedicated Geometric Design Software Makes Engineering Design Workflows More Efficient DEDICATED GEOMETRIC DESIGN SOFTWARE MAKES ENGINEERING DESIGN WORKFLOWS MORE EFFICIENT

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Apr 26, 2019

This paper explores the question of how to most efficiently streamline engineering-CAD workflows within firms by assigning dedicated geometric design software to those doing engineering & to leave CAD exclusively to those doing drafting. This pap...

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Drones: An Insight Into The Future DRONES: AN INSIGHT INTO THE FUTURE

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Apr 26, 2019

Drones are an effective commercial tool with applications in many sectors, especially construction. There are many benefits to using drones which range from on-site safety to a level of project monitoring which wasn’t previously possible. TRIK ...

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6 Applications for Augmented Reality in Construction 6 APPLICATIONS FOR AUGMENTED REALITY IN CONSTRUCTION

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Apr 25, 2019

Augmented Reality is often thought of as an interesting new twist on video games, but, in reality, it has some great potential for solving some common problems in construction. BigRentz, a construction equipment rental company, recently shared an inf...

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Magnetic Micro-Robots MAGNETIC MICRO-ROBOTS

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Apr 25, 2019

Tiny robots activated by magnetic fields may be used in future biomedical procedures. T. Xu, J. Zhang, M. Salehizadeh, O. Onaizah and E. Diller, Millimeter-scale flexible robots with programmable three-dimensional magnetization and motions. Science R...

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CPM|axis: Bridging the Schedule Gap CPM|AXIS: BRIDGING THE SCHEDULE GAP

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Apr 24, 2019

It is commonly understood that construction projects often suffer time and cost overruns. A recent June 2016 study published by McKinsey and Company states as much, confirming The construction industry is ripe for disruption. Large projects across as...

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Artificial Intelligence in Medical Robotics - Current Applications and Possibilities ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICAL ROBOTICS - CURRENT APPLICATIONS AND POSSIBILITIES

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Apr 24, 2019

AI applications in healthcare are becoming more common for white-collar automation and diagnostics. However, medical robotics is an area that may be marginally underdeveloped. This is likely because of regulations concerning automated surgery. In thi...

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Will One Small Step for AI Be One Giant Leap for Robotics? WILL ONE SMALL STEP FOR AI BE ONE GIANT LEAP FOR ROBOTICS?

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Apr 24, 2019

Have you ever wondered how human-like a robot can become? Researchers are one step closer, literally, to machines having more human-like capabilities. A cross-disciplinary research team from the University of Southern California (USC) departments of ...

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Cohuna Solar Farm Construction Commences COHUNA SOLAR FARM CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES

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Apr 24, 2019

Enel Green Power Australia announced last week it had started construction of Victoria’s 34 MW Cohuna Solar Farm. The project is situated approximately 8 kilometres south of the town of Cohuna and around 25km east of Kerang in the Shire of Gann...

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10 Things Every Programmer and Software Engineer Should Know 10 THINGS EVERY PROGRAMMER AND SOFTWARE ENGINEER SHOULD KNOW

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Apr 23, 2019

I have been a Software Engineer for the last 10 years, and have had the opportunity to work on many projects. With each new one, I had to struggle with new challenges. I believe my unique experience, and lessons learned, provide me with the qualifica...

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Rising Tide Of Artificial Intelligence Engineers In 2019 RISING TIDE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ENGINEERS IN 2019

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Apr 23, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is one of the biggest revolutions that is bringing in technological advancements. Humans are worried that intelligent machines will replace their jobs. It is a myth. Automation is creating jobs and will be creating space for t...

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AI and the Robotics Revolution - Martial Hebert AI AND THE ROBOTICS REVOLUTION - MARTIAL HEBERT

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Apr 23, 2019

Martial Hebert offers a brief overview of current challenges in AI for robotics and a glimpse of the exciting developments emerging in current research. Why did companies like Intuit, JP Morgan Chase, MasterCard, and BuzzFeed deploy AI and what busin...

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Optimizing the engineering life cycle requires digital transformation OPTIMIZING THE ENGINEERING LIFE CYCLE REQUIRES DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Apr 22, 2019

Today’s engineers are facing a dramatic shift happening in industries like automotive, aerospace, and electronics. Competitive pressures to bring products to market faster, slash development costs, maintain quality standards, and out-engineer a...

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Exploring the SCP Foundation: Anderson Robotics EXPLORING THE SCP FOUNDATION: ANDERSON ROBOTICS

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Apr 22, 2019

Anderson Robotics is a paratech firm specializing in the sale of anomalous robots, androids, artificial intelligence, computer programs, and cybernetics. While it is believed that Anderson Robotics has been in operation since the 1990s, the firm firs...

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Assistive robots in the spotlight of TechCrunch robotics event ASSISTIVE ROBOTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT OF TECHCRUNCH ROBOTICS EVENT

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Apr 22, 2019

The robots are coming - that line strikes fear in many, who worry about superior intelligence and job losses. CGTN's Mark Niu reports. As we get ready for TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI on April 18 at UC Berkeley, we can’t help but look...

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How To Make a Drone Car HOW TO MAKE A DRONE CAR

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Apr 19, 2019

A scale model of a flying drone-car mashup has been unveiled which could provide a preview of future taxis. The Pop.Up Next prototype drone was driven and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall.

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A new robotic arm design for future home robots that do our chores A NEW ROBOTIC ARM DESIGN FOR FUTURE HOME ROBOTS THAT DO OUR CHORES

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Apr 19, 2019

Remember UC Berkeley researcher Pieter Abbeel's fantastic towel-folding robot? Now, Abbeel and his team have prototyped a new kind of robot arm design meant for the home and other human environments. Compared to robot arms common in factories, th...

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Debunking 3 common construction myths DEBUNKING 3 COMMON CONSTRUCTION MYTHS

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Apr 19, 2019

For many, the thought of a construction project brings to mind an unorganized job site being run by a contractor who’s behind schedule and over budget. This common misconception often leaves owners fearful when building a new space or renovatin...

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Countering the drone threat to commercial airports COUNTERING THE DRONE THREAT TO COMMERCIAL AIRPORTS

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Apr 18, 2019

Airports, Airlines and Air Navigation Service Providers can suffer significant financial losses when there is any disruption to operations, either intentionally or accidentally. Drones reported flying in the approach, departure or ground operating ar...

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Top 7 Tips to Increase Engineering Productivity by Frontloading CFD TOP 7 TIPS TO INCREASE ENGINEERING PRODUCTIVITY BY FRONTLOADING CFD

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Apr 18, 2019

The global competitive landscape for manufacturing is squeezing everyone-from the Tier 1 automotive companies to electronics goods manufacturers. It is shortening the required time to market and with little warning. This high-pressure environment req...

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A creative program is helping kids discover the wonderful world of engineering A CREATIVE PROGRAM IS HELPING KIDS DISCOVER THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF ENGINEERING

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Apr 18, 2019

Simil Raghavan is attracting more young people to engineering with an innovative program that puts women at the centre of the profession. What do you want to be when you grow up? It can be a tough question, particularly when a good answer might be ob...

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Robotic System for Sorting Recyclables - Waste Robotics ROBOTIC SYSTEM FOR SORTING RECYCLABLES - WASTE ROBOTICS

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Apr 18, 2019

FANUC America is proud to introduce Authorized System Integrator Waste Robotics, developers of robotic systems for sorting recyclables. In north America alone people generate over 800 million tons of waste every year. Only 35% of the waste generated ...

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Monash University Department of Materials Science and Engineering MONASH UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Apr 18, 2019

Materials engineers make a unique contribution – not just by making new materials, but also by improving what we already have. Here at Monash, our graduates and researchers are making things stronger, lighter, more functional, more sustainable ...

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How Can Collaborative Technologies Help Me On My Next Construction Project? HOW CAN COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES HELP ME ON MY NEXT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

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Apr 17, 2019

Every day, collaborative construction management software is accelerating project delivery and helping contractors work more efficiently. This informative FAQ provides answers to commonly asked questions related to the benefits of collaborative techn...

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Remote ID & Commercial Drones REMOTE ID & COMMERCIAL DRONES

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Apr 17, 2019

The commercial drone industry is booming. By 2022, International Data Corporation predicts that the number of U.S. commercial drones will hit 5.7 million by 2022 up from 1.8 million in 2018. As the industry matures, how we identify and track the rapi...

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ArcelorMittal Automates Its Financial Process with RPA ARCELORMITTAL AUTOMATES ITS FINANCIAL PROCESS WITH RPA

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Apr 17, 2019

ArcelorMittal, a fortune 500 company and the largest steel manufacturer in the world, explains how the business has benefitted widely from automation in their finance department. Currently, ArcelorMittal has over thirty RPA bots in production. Hear f...

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Litter-Robot III Open Air - About The Hall Effect Sensor LITTER-ROBOT III OPEN AIR - ABOUT THE HALL EFFECT SENSOR

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Apr 17, 2019

Most of you are here because there are 3 lights blinking on the control panel of your Litter-Robot. Sometimes, this problem is caused by a faulty power supply or the motor itself. If even after verifying the set screw on the motor and checking the vo...

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Waypoint MAV3K autonomous mobile robot with 3000lb payload capacity WAYPOINT MAV3K AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT WITH 3000LB PAYLOAD CAPACITY

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Apr 17, 2019

MAV3K comes equipped with Waypoint’s easy to use Dispatcher software allowing it to be set up and autonomously operating in under 15 minutes. MAV3K’s safe and powerful batteries keep it moving through the longest workday. And Waypoint&rsq...

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Overcoming Construction Inefficiencies OVERCOMING CONSTRUCTION INEFFICIENCIES

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Apr 16, 2019

The construction industry has traditionally been notorious for inefficiencies. But that dynamic is changing. In today’s complex, high-stakes construction environment, information about equipment-its cost, whereabouts, utilization and operating ...

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The State of Information Management in the Construction Industry THE STATE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Apr 16, 2019

Contractors manage a lot of moving parts on a daily - if not hourly - basis: from crews on the jobsite and subcontractors to equipment, materials and continuously changing conditions. Not to mention, they need to make sure all parts of a job are comp...

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Pasen 2019 - Olmia Robotics PASEN 2019 - OLMIA ROBOTICS

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Apr 16, 2019

For years Peter van Olm had been happily running his business Olmia, specialised in process engineering, when during a particular project he wanted a robot to carry out some screw driving to make the job quicker and more efficient. After delving deep...

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