Heaviest of the heavyClick image to enlarge

From tunnel borers to bridge builders to a self-propelled modular transporter, these examples of super-heavy equipment are worth a look.

Tool change on the Makino V80S VMC

The V80S five axis vertical machining centre designed for large die/mould part machining.

Earthquake testing metal buildings

See all the action as industry and university researchers team up to find the limits of innovative metal building designs as they are subjected to some of the most extreme earthquake shaking ever recorded.

Most incredible engineering projects ever created

Some of the most impressive engineering marvels in the world.

Riding the Economic Pendulum

by Mary Scianna

If you’ve been in business for more than a decade,

Cobot for the machine tool industry

iAssist is the first of its kind autonomous and collaborative robot designed especially for the machine-tool industry. The solution is a collaborative initiative between Kuka and Makino.

Robotic programming for welding and plasma cutting

A case study on Quebec fabricator Groupe Gravel. How Hypertherm's Robotmaster helped the company get setup for robotic programming for cutting and welding and the benefits the company achieved.

Metrology: Hand and Eye

by Andrew Brooks

3D quality inspection benefits from optical and contact metrology

Flat Bottom Drilling

by Mac Mackenzie

Carbide inserts with flat bottom configurations can lead to lower machining costs

Building Italian supercars

Two Italian supercars built by hand, from scratch – and with no computers or even sketches.

Zap that rust away

Watch as TRUMPF's TruPulse 2020 nano fiber laser peels 350 µm thick rust from steel plate.

The additive way

A Q&A with Renishaw Canada’s Mark Kirby about the current state of additive manufacturing

Top 10 Most Dangerous Airports in the World

Not for those who are afraid of flying: the most dangerous airports in the world.

Additive manufacturing integrated with multi-tasking

Mazak integration of additive manufacturing with multi-tasking: a laser metal deposition torch mounted on a multi-tasking machine.

Investing in multi-tasking machining automation

Alberta manufacturer invests in Mazak multi-tasking machining automtion for productivity gains. Read the story in the FEBRUARY 2016 issue of Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine.

Automatic measuring and positioning system

Scotchman Industries demonstrates how to increase the efficiency and productivity of Hydraulic Ironworker metal punching and shearing stations with its RG automatic measuring and positioning systems.

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