Archived News for Engineering Professionals - January, 2014
Every day tonnes of paper is printed on, handed to someone, virtually ignored and then thrown away, but a new development could see the end of single-use paper wastage.
British engineers have set up what may be the world’s fastest internet connection, transferring data between two cities at a mind-boggling 1.4 terabits per second.
A new set of engineering safety guidelines is being reviewed by legal counsel, hoping to create better practice to protect workers physically and legally.
Reports by multiple Australian media outlets have shown a high level of corruption in construction, with several unions accused of handing lucrative contracts to criminals.
With nuclear energy seemingly at its least popular in years, many have begun to neglect the benefits of the power source that never really made it.
Research engineers have created a tiny device which can sense wasted electromagnetic energy, and could improve the reliability and efficiency of virtually any electrical device or system.
A corporate body representing the building industry says the current workplace relations system is blocking hiring and preventing training, while strikes are driving up costs at work sites around the country.
Batteries made from a futuristic mix of sugars and other enzymes could power our devices in just a few years, with a new standard set by researchers in the US.