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'Mechatronics' is Central to How Siemens Recruits and Trains Qualified Engineers for its Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine Manufacturing Plant

March 11, 2014 by Jim Pierobon

Siemens Manufacturing Plant

When Siemens AG decided to focus the manufacturing of state-of-the-technology combined-cycle natural gas turbines, it encountered difficulty securing the needed technicians and skilled machinists and welders. It moved quickly to fill the gap with a relatively unique combination of initiatives.[read more]

Covert Bombing Kills Iranian Nuclear Scientist

January 19, 2012 by Dan Yurman

An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in Tehran on January 11 by a bomb that was magnetically attached to his car. A driver, who doubles as a body guard, was also killed in the blast. The scientist was identified as Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, age 32, who was a departmental manager at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant. According to...[read more]

A Career in Oil and Natural Gas--Unprecedented Opportunity

July 30, 2009 by Jane Van Ryan

Thinking about a career in the oil and natural gas industry? The summer 2009 Salary Survey report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) shows that petroleum engineers are pulling in the highest starting salaries...[read more]