New Technology Is Changing Aircraft Maintenance

August 26, 2014

Maintaining aircraft is no simple feat, but a range of improved technology — affecting everything from insulation and fire protection to doors and equipment — means airport operators can cut costs and be more efficient, moving more planes through limited hangar space. Good Insulation Improves Energy Efficiency on a Big Scale The next generation of […]

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KWEA/KSAWWA Conference Highlights Trends in Water & Wastewater Industry

August 22, 2014

The water and wastewater industry faces a number of challenges, from aging infrastructure and water supply issues to evolving regulations and safety/quality concerns. Exploring these challenges is the primary focus of the annual joint meeting of the Kansas Water Environment Association (KWEA) and the Kansas Section of the American Water Works Association (KSAWWA). The joint […]

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The Internet of Things: The Future of Disruptive Technology

August 20, 2014

Hailed as being one of the top 10 tech trends for 2014, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic. Cisco estimates that it has a potential market value of $14 trillion, with one-tenth of that credited to manufacturing, which impacts us in many ways. According to CB Insights, in 2013, IoT companies secured […]

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Philadelphia International Airport Prepares to Modernize as a Major Hub for the World’s Largest Airline

August 18, 2014

With the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is set for significant renovations to accommodate the world’s largest airline. Led by US Airways, which uses PHL as its primary international hub and second largest domestic hub, upgrades to the airport’s Terminal F were successfully completed last year — creating a fresh, […]

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Creating Livable Cities for Aging Baby Boomers

August 14, 2014

What makes a community livable? That’s a question that’s quickly changing shape as baby boomers — now in their 50s and 60s — grow older. Thanks to advances in medical care and a greater awareness of what makes a healthy lifestyle, boomers are expected to live longer, on average, than any generation before them. That […]

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Three Clean Tech Trends to Watch

August 11, 2014

Innovative ways to generate, transmit and store energy are being tested and developed at an ever-increasing rate, with new products set to roll out in 2014. Building on recent news of new funding to help speed the development of fuel cell technology, here are three other clean tech trends to watch. Next generation batteries  This […]

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