CONSTRUCTION

How investing in infrastructure can build a better quality of life

KEITH JONES | May 7, 2021

Every five years, in the approach to the Welsh Parliament /Senedd Cymru elections, I put together a Manifesto for ICE Wales Cymru outlining our recommendations for the future with the aim of influencing the new ‘order’ and achieving what we consider to be important goals. This year our report is making three main recommendations in the areas of Resilience, Skills and an Infrastructure Pipeline.

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Ellwood Crankshaft Group

Ellwood Crankshaft Group is a global leader and supplier of crankshafts to the railroad, oil & gas, marine, stationary power, and mechanical press industries. Utilizing advanced technology and highly-skilled machinists, ECG manufactures complex and diverse crankshaft designs that are used throughout the world. ECG's sales team and engineers work collaboratively with customers to provide innovative solutions, service, and delivery efficiently and cost-effectively.

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EDM set to lead skills development in new £10 million digital engineering centre

Article | February 11, 2020

UWE Bristol will play a central role in a new £10 million digital engineering centre for the region. The Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation is a research, innovation and skills initiative created to develop and accelerate digital engineering across multiple industry sectors, to ultimately benefit future generations of engineers and engineering products, and to help tackle global challenges.

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Service Tech Mobile Unveiled at AHR

Article | February 11, 2020

The recent AHR Expo 2020 was a showcase of the very latest - and coolest - technologies for service contractors. From cutting-edge air and water purification systems to virtual reality headsets to advanced sensors and alert systems to enhance safety, one thing is clear: service contractors today have a lot more tools at their disposal than they have in years past.

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The Future of Construction from a Leader in SLAM-Based Laser Scanning

Article | February 10, 2020

Since the early days of the personal computer the construction industry has been slow to adopt digital technology. As a result, increases in construction productivity have lagged virtually every other major industry, such as automotive and aircraft manufacturing. It’s true that every construction project is different, unlike automobiles and planes, but we can do more to improve the future of construction.

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Financial Engineering: How To Make SAP Shareholders Happy

Article | February 10, 2020

SAP is tweaking and twisting everything it can to make everybody happy. The efforts of Mucic, Morgan and Klein are remarkable. The three musketeers strike again: SAP co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein as well as CFO Luka Mucic want to make everyone in the SAP community happy, and they want to make everyone happy all at once. To make that happen, they are moving large sums of money around – only through legal, albeit a little questionable, methods, primarily financial engineering.

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Ellwood Crankshaft Group

Ellwood Crankshaft Group is a global leader and supplier of crankshafts to the railroad, oil & gas, marine, stationary power, and mechanical press industries. Utilizing advanced technology and highly-skilled machinists, ECG manufactures complex and diverse crankshaft designs that are used throughout the world. ECG's sales team and engineers work collaboratively with customers to provide innovative solutions, service, and delivery efficiently and cost-effectively.

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