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The Need for Passive Fireproofing in our Industrial Technological Facilities By Athan Oparaji 

Industrial facilities comprise chemical and petrochemical plants, steel mill industries, nuclear, thermal power plants and general plants in onshore and offshore fields. Of all these above,Oil and Gas facilities are one of the most sensitive places to work as they require the highest standards of safety. You can understand better if you know about the Piper Alpha Disaster which occurred...

NSE Abeokuta Visits Pa Engr. P.B. Oyebolu, FNSE – NSE Past President

A delegation of the Abeokuta Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers led by Branch Chairman, Engr. Dr. A. O. Apampa, has paid a visit to the 12th NSE President Pa. Engr. Ven. Phillips Bolude Oyebolu, at his Lagos Residence today Saturday 12th January, 2019. Together with Baba, the delegation watched the West African Netball Clubs Fest between Rising...

HERE IS HOW WE CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR CORPORATE OBJECTIVES FOR 2019!

As an Ideation firm, We understand that the Way to Get More Done is to Do Less Better, so we will be working with a select few Individuals and Businesses in 2019! Luminaries with acceltage consulting have been thinking, brainstorming and planning on how we can act as a catalyst to make it the best year for our Clients by...

NIMechE Kaduna sets for Inauguration of Engr Ibrahim Bello as 11th Chairman

The Kaduna Chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, is all set for the inauguration of its 11th Chairman , Engr Ibrahim Bello and the new Executive Committee members. The event scheduled to hold on Saturday, January 19th 2019 at the Unity Banquet Hall, Hamdala Hotel, Kaduna will be chaired by the NIMechE National Chairman Engr Dr. Ejilah Robinson...

Several injured as train derails in Lagos

Several people have been reported injured as a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/ Agege area. The PUNCH learnt that three couches were affected by the accident, which occurred around 7am. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, in a statement on Thursday, said an investigation showed that the train derailed as a...

Paving Way for Many More African Inventors By Dr. Esther Ngumbi

Sixteen young African inventors were recently shortlisted as finalists of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. While the overall winner and three runners up will receive cash funding, all the finalists will receive training and the mentoring they need to scale up their inventions and ultimately translate them into commercial products. The...

Report: Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution By Adeyemi Adepetun

SDEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, Guardian Newspaper, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the new revolution should...

‘Electric Vehicles Will Boost Medium, Small Businesses In Nigeria’

There is need for government to begin to map out strategies to embrace the Electric Vehicles (EVs) technology, as beyond moving with current technology, it will also boost medium and small businesses in the country. This was one of the decisions reached at the end of a public lecture on ‘The Automotive Industry in the 21st Century: Implications for Nigeria,’...

Engineering students should be able to correlate knowledge with industry: Mylswamy Annadurai

Mylswamy Annadurai talks to Express about devising new educational strategies to create a robust work force, inculcating scientific temperament at a young age and bridging the gender disparity in Science. Mylswamy Annadurai, a distinguished scientist and former director of Indian Space Research Organisation, Satellite Centre, Bangalore, will soon assume charge as the vice-president of the Tamil Nadu State Council for...

The Power of Your Network is the “Ask” – Deborah Mills-Scofield

One of the biggest assets in anyone’s life is a generous network. It is a gift that grows simply by sharing it. Think of it as the Law of Accelerating Returns — the more you share your network, the more people share it in return and the more the rate of sharing accelerates. For me, my network has literally...

Africa Awaits Nigeria to Lead in ICT Skills Development- Dr. Ike Adinde

The Administrator of Digital Bridge Institute, Dr. Ike Adinde, in this interview with Emma Okonji said the recent World Bank report that Nigeria is under-investing in human capital development should propel the nation to do more in funding information communication technology skills development. Excerpts: What is your view on the recent Word Bank report that Nigeria is under-investing in human...

Young Kenyan Inventor Makes Magical Water From Air

Kenyan Beth Koigi and her two friends are making water out of air. Their company - Majik Water is providing a way to harvest water from the air in a bid to provide safe drinking water for Kenyan communities. They called it "Majik Water". Yes, it is magical, but above all, it is life-saving water harvesting. Cooking up the magical...

Ogun State Governor Amosun Swears in Engr Bisiriyu as the 17th Head of Service

...becomes first Engineer HoS in Ogun State The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, CON, FCA has sworn in a new Head of Service in the State Civil Service, Engr. Isiaka Olanrewaju Bisiriyu, FNSE as the 17th Head of Service in Ogun State. This makes him the first Engineer to be appointed as HoS in Ogun State. Governor Amosun while swearing...

CONFIDENCE AND COMPETENCE ARE NOT THE SAME – DON’T FORGET THIS IN 2019

There is a Strong Correlation between Confidence and Competence... However statistics makes us to know that Correlation does not equate Causation, so in as much as competent person would likely be confident DOES NOT necesarily mean that a person who is confident is competent! In fact these days, Social Media has made a whole lot of people to become arrogant in...

Total Begins Production at Egina Oil Field

The French multinational oil and gas company, Total, on Wednesday said it had started production from the giant Egina Oilfield located 1,600 metres of water depths, 150 kilometres off the coast of Nigeria. Arnaud Breuillac, the President, Exploration and Production, Total, said that the Egina Field would produce 200,000 barrels of oil per day, which represents around 10 per cent...