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Engineering regulator encourages use of online directories to verify if individuals, companies are lawful providers of engineering services

In light of a recent CBC Marketplace report on professionals with phony credentials, Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is reminding the public of the resources available to confirm if an individual or company is licensed to practise engineering in Ontario, and the processes in place to protect the public. “Our licensure process ensures that licence holders’ engineering practices are technically competent,...

7 things to know about Cleaner Lagos Initiative

The Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) has received significant publicity since its launch by the state government recently. According to the governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, the CLI is part of moves to make Lagos comparable with major cities in the world. Currently, the state has an unenviable record of having the largest amount of domestic and industrial waste...

Automation is the Key to the Future of Oil and Gas by Peter Maier

By 2050, the global population is expected to reach nearly 10 billion people, illustrating the need for safe, reliable, and affordable energy. In an increasingly complex energy market, the industry is facing new challenges transitioning to more renewable sources. This often requires innovative technologies for regulating, generating and storing energy. In order to meet demand, oil and gas companies...

AOS Orwell Showcases Strength, Clinches First Indigenous Award

Exhibitions being an integral part of art and designs are powerful tools for reflection and action. Exhibitions like art is emotive and allows you to interpret the value concept behind a product or service using your experiences and knowledge. The final design of a product is instructive. It tells you how to use the product or utilize it to...

First IBM BlueMix Training in Nigeria: Don’t Miss this!

  IBM in collaboration with Lonadek has embarked on an initiative which aims to train and empower IT/ICT enthusiasts on IBM processes, systems and software to enable them become solution providers in their own right. The pilot program IBM Bluemix is a platform that enables developers create and deploy applications quickly saving developers from the complexities of the infrastructure side of...

I.T. has changed the way people work and the next ten years will be about transforming the businesses—Sanjay Tickoo,

There’s always the belief that business managers are capitalists who think more of their businesses than they do to the market they are operating in. But Head of Business Operations, International Education Business, Emerging Markets, NIIT Ltd in an interview with Hi-TECH, said it should rather be the other way round. He contended that relevant companies operating in Nigeria...

We have lapses in our educational systems, people still need to be retrained – Dr. Umumolen

Dr. Christopher Irene Imumolen, President UNIC Foundation, is also African Director ASIC UK, the only black man on the board. He manages Joint Professionals Training and Support International, JTPS, UK.  He is a strong supporter of education and skills acquisition. In a chat with The Guardian, he explained why Nigerians are not playing at critical stages in oil and...

Criteria to Consider before Selecting a Supplier

Companies have so many choices when it comes to selecting parts and systems suppliers. From industry knowledge and experience to product support to the final invoice, OEMs are tasked with weighing each supplier’s value proposition to make the best decision in selecting the right partner. The decision is likely to rest on three major considerations: 1. How much will it cost? 2....

ORACLE TEAM USA Puts Hydraulic Control System to the Ultimate Test by Stuart Meurer

In competition, sometimes in order to find the edge of the performance envelope, you have to come right up to it or even over it. That’s what happened to ORACLE TEAM USA during a recent America’s Cup training run as they were pushing the boat as hard and fast as possible. They went beyond the operating boundary and capsized after...

How to start pipe production mill By Adewale Sanyaolu

The increasing hostilities in the oil rich Niger Delta region has created an opportunity for investments in pipe production. Prior to now, pipelines were considered to be part of their host communities’ assets, and as such, were highly catered for and protected. But the situation has taken a turn for the worse as such assets are now subjected to constant...