Archive for March 1st, 2013

A new report highlights how technological advances and simulator training can help fill positions with valuable employees and retain talent in the oil and gas industry. With an acute worker shortage, it is imperative that companies attract and retain new hires quickly and effectively as baby boomers prepare to retire. Read more


Credit: Mark Herpel.

Credit: Mark Herpel.

In the Middle Ages, alchemists worked to find a way to transform base metals into gold. Today GM’s pulled off a neater trick — they’ve found a way to turn garbage into a billion dollars of revenue per year.

In 2011 GM diverted 2.5 million tons of waste from landfills into more profitable uses, according to a recent article in Forbes. Considering that there are 7.6 billion tons of waste generated by American manufacturers every year, manufacturers are literally throwing away billions of dollars every year. Read more

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