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Business of Engineering June 22, 2021

Four ways site location can affect construction costs

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cost of construction materials has skyrocketed, labor is scarce and demand is surging. But that doesn’t mean the food supply chain can stop.

By Derek Bickerton
Courtesy: Honeywell Thermal Solutions
Energy Efficiency June 10, 2021

Supply chain model built to support the hydrogen economy

MIT researchers have found using trucks as storage and means of energy transmission reduces hydrogen supply chain costs and encourages green hydrogen production from variable renewable energy.

By Kathryn M. O'Neill
How navigation used to work (left) compared to how it works now (right) thanks to current technology. Courtesy: Taqtile
AI and Machine Learning May 25, 2021

Augmented reality can transform manual labor

As AR-driven spatial computing makes its way into industrial workplace settings through real-time step-by-step instructions and remote mentoring, even the most complex and intricate tasks will no longer require extensive experience to manage and complete them effectively.

By John Tomizuka
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 23, 2021

Access real-time data; avoid digital blind spots

Agile, resilient operations derive from tools that make real-time data visible and useful. See post COVID-19 pandemic advice, including from a manufacturer, Anchor Glass.

By Mark T. Hoske
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 21, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 14-20, 2021

By Keagan Gay
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Maintenance June 23, 2021

The maintenance function, like manufacturing itself, is a rapidly changing environment

By Amanda McLeman, Jack Smith and Kevin Parker
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Oil and Gas June 12, 2021

Basics of used oil analysis

By Lynne Peskoe-Yang
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Safety June 15, 2021

Top three advantages of integrated explosion protection

By Jesse Hill
Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Workforce Development June 10, 2021

Engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

By Renee Meiller