When studying the early universe, astronomers have different methods at their disposal: One is to look to very large distances and therefore back in time, to see the first stars and galaxies as they were many billions of years ago. Read the Space Daily Article.
A handful of nuclear power projects around the world completed notable achievements recently: Rostov 4 entered commercial operation, Tianwan 4 achieved first criticality, the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear power plant completed fuel loading, Leningrad II-1 received its commissioning permit, and the dome was installed on Karachi 3. Read the Power Magazine Article.
Thrir mission is to highlight Pittsburgh as a chemical industry center and to provide a premier, one-day forum for idea sharing and for insight into current key issues affecting the chemical industry. Our focus is to deliver an exceptional value to sales, marketing, purchasing and other industry professionals. October 2, 2018 at Heinz Field. See Pitt Chem Day.
Natural Gas: America’s Pipeline to Power Generation and Emerging Opportunities… Get a front row seat at the leading conference on American shale energy, industries, and jobs. Network with the nation’s foremost leaders on shale development, power generation distribution, pipeline capital investment, energy driven manufacturing and alleviating energy poverty. Learn from innovative thought leaders during three days of pre-conference workshops, technical and public affairs sessions, national keynote addresses, and a dynamic exhibit hall integrated with general and breakout session programming including new networking lounges featuring the major shale players. See Shale Insight 2018
The promise of public-private partnerships (P3s) seems irresistible. The $4.5-trillion that the American Society of Civil Engineers says the U.S. must spend on at-risk infrastructure by 2025 is a backlog beyond the collective means of local, state and federal governments to fund and deliver. Read the ENR Commentary.