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    AMEY CHALLENGE CUP ENCOURAGES GIRLS INTO STEM

    Jun 14, 2019

    Ahead of International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, Amey is hosting a series of competitions across the UK, including the Challenge Cup to inspire girls from underprivileged areas into STEM careers
    The Challenge Cup was devised to raise awareness in schools of what is involved in an e...

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    TAISEI, SOFTBANK SPEARHEAD DRIVERLESS, 5G CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY

    Jun 14, 2019

    Japanese construction giant Taisei Corp. and SoftBank Group Corp. plan to use 5G networks to run remotely operated construction machinery in land-reclamation projects in Japan as early as the autumn, the companies said this week, reports The Yomiuri Shimbun. The approach will be enabled by 5G, the n...

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    TEXAS A&M GEOSCIENCES CAMP LETS STUDENTS EXPLORE STEM OPTIONS IN GREAT OUTDOORS

    Jun 14, 2019

    Many people imagine laboratories and white jackets when they hear the words scientific research, but students at this weeks Texas AandM Geosciences Camp got a more hands-on look. The high school students participating in the camp have collected samples from Galveston Bay, met with officials from BP ...

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    UK ENGINEERS OUTLINE TRANSITION PATH TO HYDROGEN

    Jun 13, 2019

    The UK’s leading engineering bodies have jointly agreed that it should be possible to safely replace natural gas with hydrogen for domestic and industrial energy use. We are now in a position to seriously consider the viability of using hydrogen in the UK’s gas grid for homes and busines...

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    ISG EXPANDS ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING FOOTPRINT INTO MINNEAPOLIS WEST END

    Jun 13, 2019

    ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently added a second Twin Cities offices location in the West End of Minneapolis, its third within the State. With deep Minnesota roots that date back to the firm’s inception in Mankato over 46 years a...

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    NEW TEXAS CAMP ENCOURAGES GIRLS TO CONSIDER CONSTRUCTION CAREERS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Thirteen middle-school-age girls are spending the week learning valuable skills as a precursor to possible careers in the construction industry. The group will build and wire their own lamps, pour concrete and build a free library stand over the course of the week in a bid from the National Associat...

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    GOVERNMENT MUST BACK OUR MARITIME ENGINEERING

    Jun 13, 2019

    THE arrival of Donald Trump in London last week brought into sharp focus his America First doctrine, yet when it comes to protecting British shipbuilding jobs the Tories are backing an unofficial policy of Korea first. Last week I spoke in a debate led by my Labour colleague, Ged Killen, about the f...

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    ENGINEERS FAILED TO RECOGNIZE DANGER DURING FIU BRIDGE INSPECTION HOURS BEFORE COLLAPSE

    Jun 12, 2019

    The engineers of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University last year failed to recognize that the bridge was in danger of failing during an inspection juts hours before the accident, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational ...

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TRENDING NEWS


    ENGINEERING, MEDICINE, AND SCIENCE COMBINE AT THE 2019 BLAST INJURY CONFERENCE

    Jul 17, 2019

    The event at Imperial College London welcomed 220 delegates from ten countries, as well as His Royal Highness Prince Harry the Duke of Sussex, who visited as a friend of the Centre after officially opening it in 2013. The Duke was greeted by Centre Director Professor Anthony Bull, Imperial President...

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    RESEARCH REVEALS 43% OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS HAVE NO DIGITAL CAPABILITIES

    Jul 17, 2019

    New research has unveiled that almost half 44.3% of businesses in the construction industry have limited or no insight into company or project performance. Looking at the results of Bentley Systems’ global survey into organisational working practices, it seems that many people in our industry ...

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    COMED ICEBOX DERBY TEACHES YOUNG WOMEN VALUE OF STEM SKILLS

    Jul 17, 2019

    What’s more fun than recycling old fridges by transforming them into solar-powered racecars and helping young women gain experience in science, technology, engineering and math skills? Long question, but the answer is short: Nothing. Which is why ComEd’s annual Icebox Derby is such a pop...

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    TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE TO HARNESS AI ON MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    Jul 17, 2019

    Mott MacDonald, Endeavour Programme and WT Partnership have formed a global technology alliance to harness artificial intelligence technology to prevent potential time and cost overruns on major construction projects. The AI alliance aims to bring a new paradigm of data-driven project management to ...

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    DON’T SAY THERE’S A LACK OF STEM TALENT IN THE SOUTH

    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 Cold War rivals the United States and the Soviet Union during the ’50s, &rsq...

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    ENGINEERING VERSUS BEAN-COUNTING AT BOEING

    Jul 16, 2019

    Boeing has lost a colossal $36 billion in market value since the onset of the 737 MAX debacle-far more than it is likely to spend in compensation, fixes and fines. One explanation is that investors are questioning the shareholder-friendly approach adopted by the plane maker over the past couple of d...

    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
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    UCI ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TEAM DEVELOPS BEYOND 5G WIRELESS TRANSCEIVER

    Jul 16, 2019

    A new wireless transceiver invented by electrical engineers at the University of California, Irvine boosts radio frequencies into 100-gigahertz territory, quadruple the speed of the upcoming 5G, or fifth-generation, wireless communications standard. Labeled an end-to-end transmitter-receiver by its ...

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    HOW TO SAVE ON CONSTRUCTION COSTS BEFORE GROUND BREAKING

    Jul 15, 2019

    Today, everyone is looking to save on construction costs. Construction company C.W. Driver Cos. uses a value engineering strategy to save costs for all construction projects without sacrificing on design or quality of the property. Value engineering starts before ground breaking, when builders can w...

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    RECYCLED MORTARS FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

    Jul 15, 2019

    A study carried out by researchers from the School of Building at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid has shown how mineral wool waste can be a suitable alternative to the reinforced fibers currently used in building materials. Besides, they improved mechanical and thermal properties of the added prod...

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    CORNELL LAUNCHES ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM

    Jul 15, 2019

    Cornell is launching the Engineering Management Distance Learning Program, which will allow working professionals to earn Master of Engineering degrees while remaining on the job. The Master of Engineering degree in engineering management can be earned in two years through course videos, online grou...

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    PORTSMOUTH STUDENT INVITED TO STEM CAMP AFTER WRITING LETTER TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

    Jul 15, 2019

    More opportunities are in store for local elementary school student Alicia Samuels. You may remember the 9-year-old wrote a passionate letter asking to be part of the Portsmouth public schools STEM Starbase program. At the time, Alicia was in third grade. The program is for fourth, fifth and sixth g...

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    SCIENTISTS ARE GENETICALLY ENGINEERING PLANTS TO STORE CARBON DEEPER IN THE EARTH

    Jul 15, 2019

    It's not enough for humans to pump less carbon into the atmosphere. To address climate change, many experts say we are going to need to find a way to remove some of the emissions already polluting our air. While some scientists are focusing on mechanical solutions to carbon capture, researchers ...

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    MONT ALTO STEM CAMP STUDENTS GET EDUCATION IN ENGINEERING

    Jul 11, 2019

    When high school students attending this weeks Penn State Mont Alto STEM Camp visited Manitowoc in Shady Grove on Wednesday, they found themselves surrounded by lots of engineers. Not coincidentally, they all had Penn State engineering degrees behind their names, making it an appropriate place to le...

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    FACEBOOK WANTS MINORITIES IN STEM TO BE 50% OF ITS WORKFORCE BY 2024

    Jul 11, 2019

    In its latest Diversity Report, published Tuesday, Facebook announced that over the next five years it plans to have at least half of its employees be from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM, including women, black, Hispanic, Native American and Pacific Islander individuals, people with disabiliti...

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    ENGINEERING CAMP ATTRACTS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY

    Jul 11, 2019

    The College of Science and Engineering at Southern Arkansas University hosted the 2019 Engineering Summer Camp, June 10-13. Dr. Abdel Bachri, dean of the college, said students took home incredible knowledge from the camp, which may inspire students to develop a love for STEM Science, Technology, En...

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    WHY AUTODESK IS INVESTING IN AN URBAN PREFAB CONSTRUCTION STARTUP

    Jul 11, 2019

    Two years ago, prefab construction firm Factory OS - which leans heavily on software to build homes quickly while minimizing waste - got its first big order from one very big name in tech. That high-profile customer was Google, which spent a reported $25 million to $30 million to build short-term ho...

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