An integral part of being an engineer is staying up to date on
new discoveries, developments, trends and news in your particular field. The ever-evolving nature of the job
makes staying ahead of the curve a challenge, but necessary.
Finding a good source of relevant information amongst the plethora of available resources can be difficult
and time consuming. That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 noteworthy resources for engineers. In no particular
Wastewater treatment is a major challenge for organizations
across a variety of industries. To better understand why this is the case, consider the following scenario.
A privately held potato
chip plant hoped to increase its snack production by 20% to roughly 72 million pounds a year.
However, the plant faced a major obstacle to achieving this goal: While cleaning the fryers throughout
production, large amounts of oil mix with wash water.
This Oil Skimmers, Inc. customer has been a producer of highly
refined mineral oils for more than a century. The company’s white oil products, which are used in the
formulation of lotions, creams, ointments and hand cleansers, require large amounts of water to make. The
oily water from the refining process, along with tank washdowns and runoff, adds up to a substantial
wastewater challenge. In an effort to improve its wastewater treatment process and increase overall plant
A steady flow of technological innovations in electronics,
construction, healthcare and other fields is driving the resurgence of copper mining throughout the world.
In Peru alone, copper production jumped nine percent in the first three months of 2014.* Industry observers
predict that the demand for copper will continue to grow at a fast clip for at least the next five years.
Along with the boom comes an increased need for effective water...