Without engineers the world would be in big trouble
During a water conference in the Netherlands, Wu Jianmin, Vice-chairman of the Chinese Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy, mentioned the Dutch engineering sector as “Small country, big achievements.
And “Without engineers the world would be in big trouble.”
In his speech he forecasted 3 mega trends: Read More
Wastewater is becoming one of the world’s greatest sustainable resources
Water reuse is becoming increasingly important for modern societies. Especially those based in arid regions. Examples include well-known sites such as Water Factory 21 in California’s Orange County Water District and the NEWater project in Singapore. Scientists and engineers are increasingly concerned about emerging contaminants in wastewater treatment plant effluent. Read More
Less than 10% of rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity
President Obama proposes $12 billion to help strengthen Africa’s electric power infrastructure. This new commitments brings total funding of the program to more than $26 billion! The funds are meant to make sure the continent adds 30,000 megawatts of additional capacity and expand access to electricity to at least 60 million households and business. Read More