What do an autonomous vehicle, an aerodynamic modified race car and a soil test using drilling rigs have in common? They are all student projects, which won awards at the Engineering Showcase held at Ara Institute of Canterbury last night.
Kaikōura earthquake recovery wins prestigious global engineering award - The NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery alliance (NCTIR) have been recognised on the global stage, with the Kaikōura earthquake recovery work winning the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award.
It was 1751 and things are about to really change. The video is almost 15 minutes in length but it is quite interesting and sheds a very accurate light on how far we've come since then from a historical and practical point of view.
Siemens AG (Munich, Germany: www.siemens.com) and Bentley Systems (Exton, Pa.: www.bentley.com) announced today the introduction of PlantSight, resulting from development together based on their highly complementary software portfolios.
Evolution in industry is inevitable and keeping up with the engineering impact is vital for survival. Cast your mind back to the skills, tools and processes from your own beginnings and change is obvious.
The age of smart fabrication is well upon us as previously covered with the Maintenance Engineering Society (MESNZ) network evenings as we stride across the regions but the opportunity to bring the Kaeser Compressors Network Evening series to industry leading Hi-Tech Metals in East Tamaki was an opportunity to understand a little bit more about how this industry sector is coping with its growth pains.