Amazon Web Services fires back at rivals with new cloud AI and database features

| April 19, 2017

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Firing new shots at cloud computing rivals such as Oracle Corp. and Microsoft Corp., Amazon Web Services today checked off more boxes to make it easier for large enterprises to develop cutting-edge applications and move them to its cloud.

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Apollo Valves, manufactured by Conbraco Industries, Inc., is a family operated business, supplying the commercial and industrial valve markets since 1928. Apollo’s Commercial and Industrial Valves are designed, engineered, cast, machined, assembled and tested in our state-of-the-art facilities in the Carolinas, USA. At our USA foundries, we cast 81 Bronze, 85 Bronze, Lead Free Bronze, Carbon Steel, Low-Temp Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Low-Carbon Stainless Steel, Alloy 20, Hastelloy “C”, Nickel, Nickel-Copper Alloys and Titanium.

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Influencing the debate around climate change and CO2?

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As the world’s population wakes up to the significant risks and challenges created by climate change I am rightly challenged over what actions ICE has taken to tackle the issue and lead the debate. I promised last time I wrote that I would focus this installment on that very issue. However, I think it is important to highlight why ICE’s position and more broadly the position of civil engineers around the world is so important.

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Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

Article | March 16, 2020

Securing the skills, training and education required to transform construction requires industry, government and academia to work together towards a shared goal. We need both capability and capacity in the work force and that in turn needs new skills, education and training to support change. While this brings challenge, it also brings unprecedented opportunity to deliver a modern construction sector that is fit for future purpose and equipped to deliver better services and outcomes to society. It is an opportunity we simply cannot afford to miss.

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Utility Engineering works behind the scenes to keep highway projects on schedule

Article | March 16, 2020

While the most visible aspect of engineering at ADOT is building, maintaining and operating state highways, there’s a lot of prep work that goes into projects. One area of ADOT that does a lot of preparation work to help keep important highway projects moving on schedule is the Utility and Railroad Engineering section. The Utility and Railroad Engineering’s mission is supporting ADOT’s construction program by making sure utilities don't conflict with the design of a project before it goes to construction.

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The Hidden Savings of Engineering Value

Article | March 16, 2020

The so-called bottom line is an unavoidable, monolithic reality of the construction industry, and it is something we’ve seen happening with some of our window shade competitors. However, a formulaic race to the bottom can have dramatically negative effects on the true cost of a solar control project. General contractors starting out a project with a pre-formulated spreadsheet is a common mistake.

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Apollo Valves, Manufactured by Conbraco Industries

Apollo Valves, manufactured by Conbraco Industries, Inc., is a family operated business, supplying the commercial and industrial valve markets since 1928. Apollo’s Commercial and Industrial Valves are designed, engineered, cast, machined, assembled and tested in our state-of-the-art facilities in the Carolinas, USA. At our USA foundries, we cast 81 Bronze, 85 Bronze, Lead Free Bronze, Carbon Steel, Low-Temp Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Low-Carbon Stainless Steel, Alloy 20, Hastelloy “C”, Nickel, Nickel-Copper Alloys and Titanium.

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