Shop Talk Jan 4 spotlight on megaprojectsClick image to enlarge

A number of truly impressive construction megaprojects are nearing completion or have recently been finished around the world.

This YouTube list includes sites from China, India, Saudi Arabia, Europe and the United States.

 

Shop talk - Purchasing equipment

When you purchase machinery or tooling, what one factor matters most to you and why? 

Cutting Tools Tech Tips: A Simple Hack to Improve Shop Profitability

by Jim O’Leary

Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies

Sandvik Coromant explores how tomorrow's materials will impact industrial design in the future

Sandvik Coromant's "Looking ahead 4: Tomorrow's materials explories future materials and how they may revolutionize industrial deisgns of the future.

Top 10 Ridiculously Fast Cars

Speed isn't everything, but sometimes it can be pretty impressive. Here's a list of the top ten "ridiculously fast" cars.

The additive way

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

Being centered

by Timothy Fara

Are you centered with your machining centre processes?

Automated positioning with Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner

Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner combines automated part positioning with step-by-step weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

The future of space: Off-world manufacturing

Physicist, engineer and CEO Rob Hoyt delves into the challenges and potential of manufacturing and assembling large systems and structures in space to support exploration and colonization.

Energy Fix

By Noelle Stapinsky

Despite challenges in Canada’s energy and resource sector, future holds opportunities

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

By Mary Scianna

Jobs have become a big talking point among business leaders and politicians. So it's not surprising that the subject played a big role in the recent Ontario provincial election held in June.

Chip formation in indexable drilling

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

Sandvik attempts to 3D print a smash-proof guitar

Some of the most iconic moments in rock and roll involve bands destroying their gear on stage after a set.

Bridging the Data Gap

by Ryan Boehm, OMAX R&D Engineer

Getting ready for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0: Digital Dawn

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing suppliers pave the way for Industry 4.0

Laser/punch combination meets productivity challenge

See how a new Prima Power LPe6f laser/punch combination, integrated into the Night Train (NT) Material Management System, helped Accelerated Cooking Products (ACP) of Cedar Rapids, IA, achieve a dramatic increase in productivity at a time when new business increased threefold.

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