Industry Market Trends

The Lowdown on High-Tech Pt. 1

April 11, 2013

In the first part of a multi-part series, Tim Shinbara, technical director at the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), explains how manufacturing is being integrated into the “industrial Internet” and benefiting from advanced technologies. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Will We Ever See a Technology for Cleaning Up Oil Sands Tailing Ponds?

April 11, 2013

The technology and processes used to extract oil from bitumen in “oil sands” deposits is promising to vastly expand the world’s supply of oil -- providing thousands of jobs and, hopefully, bringing down prices through abundance.

What will also provide many jobs is cleaning up after the process. This presents a great technological challenge as well. Read More