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Fewer Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs During Past Year as Group Urges President-Elect To Pair Workforce With Infrastructure Measures

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo., Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Fla. and Boise, Idaho Top Growth List While Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Casper, Wyo. have Largest Annual Declines Construction employment increased in 211 metro areas between November 2015 and November 2016, the lowest number of metro areas to add jobs in four years, according to a …

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The Legacy of Nikola Tesla

Undisputedly one of the world’s most visionary engineers of all time, Nikola Tesla was born on July 1856 in Croatia. His father was a Serbian Orthodox Priest and his mother was an inventor of household appliances. He studied at the Realschule, Karlstadt in 1873, the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria …

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The Large Hadron Collider

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is the world’s largest laboratory and is dedicated to the pursuit of fundamental science (the World Wide Web was created at CERN in 1989 by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee). It was founded in 1954 and is situated 330 feet below the Franco-Swiss border …

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Hangzhou Bay Bridge

The longest ocean-crossing bridge in the world, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge is an S-shaped stayed-cable bridge with six lanes in both directions that shortens the distance between Shanghai and Ningbo by 120 kilometers. The 36 kilometer long bridge required a great number of new techniques, new materials, new equipment and …

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What the world can learn from Germany’s engineering culture

Germany’s prowess in engineering is indisputable. Engineers borne out of the country are world leaders in their field, renowned for their dedication to precision, function and power. Over the years, it has maintained its reputation as a top exporter of machinery and industrial equipment. The Industrial Revolution played a critical …

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Engineering Gifts Selection From Amazon

What better place to buy an engineer a gift than Amazon? They have an amazing selection of interesting things to pick from that is just a click of a button away. Here are some wonderful picks you might want to check out: Silver Gear Cuff Links These silver gear cufflinks …

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The Marmaray Project

Combining the names of the Sea of Marmara and “ray” meaning rail in Turkish, the Marmaray Project is one of Turkey’s greatest engineering feats ever undertaken. With the first phase opened in October 2013, the Marmaray Project is one of the major transportation infrastructure accomplishments in the world at present. …

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