year : 2019 245 results

The World’s First Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier Ship

For the first time ever, liquefied hydrogen can be transported overseas in large quantities thanks to Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The Suiso Frontier launched from the Kobe Works shipyard this week as part of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ continuing sustainable development goals. Until now the international demand for hydrogen did not justify the significant cost of transporting it in large quantities. Recent advances in technology have seen hydrogen emerge as a viable clean energy source for a ...

NJMEP Receives Approval For New Apprenticeship Program

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer the first registered Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician (CNC) Apprenticeship Program in the State of New Jersey through the NJMEP Pro-Action Education Network™. "NJMEP developed an innovative, nationally approved Computer Numerical Control (CNC) program that is discovering—and then delivering—exactly what skilled workers are looking for in today's career ...

Ford And McDonalds Use Coffee To Make Car Headlights

With consumer concern over pollution and carbon emissions, companies large and small have made every effort to clean up their act. Some of their efforts have been mostly symbolic PR efforts with little or no actual affect their carbon footprint. Some have really dug deep to find ways to develop new sustainable materials that are more environmentally friendly. Two such companies are the unlikely pair of Ford and McDonalds who announced this week that they have teamed up to use a coffee byproduct ...

SPACE 3D Makes Large-Scale SLA 3D Printing Affordable for Everyone

An exciting new entry into the desktop 3D printing category is giving users the power of SLA printing in an easy-to-use, high-performance, stylish design. Stereolithography (SLA) is a form of 3D printing technology used for creating models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts in a layer by layer fashion. Now, beginners, hobbyists and professionals alike can achieve fast, high-resolution and large-scale SLA 3D printing capabilities at an affordable price. SPACE 3D is available now. 3D ...

Trump Imposes Tariffs on Brazil And Argentina

In a move that surprised everyone, President Trump announced Monday via Twitter (how else?) that he would be imposing metal tariffs on both Brazil and Argentina. The tweet read in part “Therefore, effective immediately, I will restore the Tariffs on all Steel & Aluminum that is shipped into the U.S. from those countries.” Back in 2018, the U.S. exempted Brazil and Argentina from the barrage of metal tariffs handed out by the Trump administration. In May of that year, the U.S. ...