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Tokyo 2020: an engineering view of the Olympics

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When you watch the Tokyo Games, it’s easy to see why the Olympic motto is “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” (or “faster, higher, stronger” for those of who skipped Latin in high school). Don Lincoln is a senior scientist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He is the author of several science books for general audiences, including […]

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2021 and beyond: Top predictions for smart building technology by a smart building provider.

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Very thoughtful article by Laurent Bataille from Schneider Electric. Reposting as everybody should read this: smart buildings predictions seen by a leader in smart building solutions. The term ‘smart buildings’ has become popularized in recent years. So much so, that it may have started to become somewhat diluted in its meaning. However, smart building technology is […]

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Building a Safer Industry

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How safety helps overcome challenges and improve every project. McCarthy published a good Op Ed on our industry’s safety and practices. See the original post here – and a copy/paste of a report by their Kevin Maitland, VP of Safety. below. What McCarthy is doing as an organization must be regarded as thought leadership and […]

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Portable charger onboards the 2021 Ford F150

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Ford’s 2021 edition of their F150 is having a very handy new feature for technicians on the road. As reported by TheDrive, our next truck will be a generator itself. This is brilliant, we love it! Ford’s Pro Power Onboard system is everything we needed to haul track toys, like, yesterday. Instead of having to […]