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Tips to use social media effectively for job hunting

Having an effective social media strategy greatly affects the number of job opportunities that you can become aware of. With different sites for professional and social networking available, engineers must become more savvy and tactical in their approach to network and gather information on potential employers as well as industry …

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Top Ten Big Engineering Projects

Some of the world’s biggest engineering projects have set new trends throughout the world, setting precedence for new solutions. Overcoming challenging physical locations, climate changes, application of new technologies, political coalitions and financial constraints the following projects continue to inspire engineers worldwide: Large Hadron Collider, Border of France and Switzerland …

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Ten ‘engineering the impossible’ projects

Engineers around the world are faced with challenges that require ingenuity and problem solving skills to develop a sustainable solution. Some of these projects have set precedence for solving future engineering challenges while others continue to mark the spirit of innovation and are lauded worldwide as iconic landmarks: 1. Kansai …

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Brunel’s Greatest Projects

Isambard Kingdom Brunel is one of the most versatile, daring and inventive engineers of all time. The epitome of creativity, he remains a key figure who provided the impetus for Britain’s industrial growth during the nineteenth century. A polymath, his projects crossed over from civil, structural, mechanical and marine engineering …

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The Hoover Dam

In the midst of the Great Depression, the Hoover Dam came to symbolize hope for many men and their families who came to live in the Nevada Desert as they searched for a paycheck. Rising over 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, the Hoover Dam was …

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The Channel Tunnel

Feted as one of the seven wonders of the modern world by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1996, the Channel Tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in the world. Connecting Folkestone, Britain to Calais, France the 31.35 mile tunnel took more than five years to complete and cost …

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The Artificial Islands of Dubai

While Dubai has many beaches and hotels, the country begun to face a serious challenge as it quickly started to run out of sufficient coastline that would attract the number of tourists they were targeting. It is then that the Sheikh looked out into the sea and decided to reshape …

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The Engineering Life and Times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Lauded as one of the most visionary,audacious, versatile engineering geniuses that ever lived, Isambard Kingdom Brunel is one of the most famous Victorian engineers responsible for the design of tunnels, bridges, railway lines and ships. He is often deemed as the revolutionary icon who built Britain. He built under rivers …

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The Most Beautiful Bridges In The World

Over centuries, engineers have displayed a remarkable skill of combining creativity and ingenuity in constructing spectacular bridges, a feat that continues to captivate the world with a multitude of outstanding achievements. Some of the world’s most eye-catching bridges carry a rich history of art and triumph over different obstacles. Others …

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