December 3, 2014 10:46 am
Americans should welcome global crude-oil prices plunging below $65 a barrel and hope the combination of demand blunted by economic slowdowns in Europe and China and abundant supply driven by soaring U.S. production and OPEC not cutting output will continue.
December 2, 2014 1:54 pm
A massive increase in the use and applications of 3D printers is encouraging huge growth in the market for 3D printing materials. The total consumable market in in 2013 was $800m and is expected to reach $8bn by 2025, according to IDTechEx's new report "3D Printing Materials 2015-2025, Status, Opportunities, Market Forecasts."
December 2, 2014 1:28 pm
Spurred by growing natural gas production in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio, the natural gas pipeline industry is planning to modify its systems to allow bidirectional flow to move up to 8.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) out of the Northeast.
December 2, 2014 11:06 am
Spiraling tensions between Europe and Russia were behind Moscow's decision to scrap the South Stream pipeline, which would have traveled through many Balkan states. Countries in the region on Tuesday were counting the political and financial cost of the shift.
December 1, 2014 12:07 pm
Biological pest control and biogas-powered engines fed from the farm’s agricultural waste is transforming agriculture, energy reliability and industry in Kenya.
November 25, 2014 12:03 pm
Manufacturing production is expected to outpace GDP, with anticipated growth of 3.5 percent in 2015 and 3.9 percent in 2016. A five-year horizon shows that GDP is expected to average 2.8 percent growth and manufacturing production 3.26 percent growth.
November 24, 2014 10:26 am
Two Australian companies are providing what they feel is a faster and safer way to inspect or audit dangerous and inaccessible areas - remote control flying equipment, commonly known as drones.
November 21, 2014 10:52 am
Traditionally, cooking is a bottom-up process where we take raw ingredients from nature, throw them together however we see fit, add some heat and consume. But advances in technology and changing attitudes toward the food we eat are breaking down that process even further.
November 20, 2014 11:20 am
Cloud software has tremendous potential to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers compete with large enterprises. But what if that software assumes that you want to operate just like them?
November 18, 2014 3:07 pm
How do you squeeze the most return out of your investment in innovation? It’s not always about new products — they don’t always produce bigger profits.