Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, May 06,2021

Feature of the Week

ABB and Hitachi Construction Machinery have signed an MoU to share their expertise and cooperate on bringing solutions to market that will minimize greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  Read more
Olympus' new DC series dual element transducers provide inspectors with a complete corrosion monitoring toolbox for pipeline and tank integrity.  Read more
AI in medical imaging has the potential to break new ground in disease diagnosis as well as patient preparation and monitoring.  Read more


By Sharon Gietl, VP-IT & CIO, The Doe Run Company  
If you’re in the metals and mining industry, like The Doe Run Company is, news that commodity prices have declined to lows not seen since late 2008 and early 2009 is not new.  Read more
By Matt Schlabig, CIO, Worthington Industries  
I spend less time today on technology and more time with our senior leaders understanding the needs of their business and how our team can drive positive business outcomes.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Prof. Jean S. Verhardt, CEO,   
WOMBATT offers a voice-based driver fatigue prediction and detection system for the mining, road and rail transport, automotive and aviation industry. WOMBATT offers 24/7, real-time mining haul truck fatigue monitoring and the Condor fleet...  Read more
By Daniel J. Kern, Operations ManagerKenny Jackson, Manufacturing Sales Manager,   
EZG Manufacturing proves to be a perfect partner. EZG Manufacturing is also a state-of-the-art custom fabrication and design shop that can handle virtually every metal fabrication process from bending and press braking to laser cutting, and...  Read more
By Jason J. McVeigh Vice President of Sales; Roberto Luis Grateron, Vice President of Operations,   
Fi Company is a fully integrated turnkey contract manufacturer that specializes in design, prototyping, fabrication, manufacturing, mass production, distribution and storage primarily for the Medical, Gaming, Visual Merchandising and Industrial...  Read more

CXO Insights

By Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies  
Mining is on the verge of the next technological revolution, driven largely by data, technologies being developed for consumers, and this time, it will be accessible to mines of any size.  Read more
By Todd Bevan, VP of Engineering, ICON Aircraft  
while many structural advancements have played a role in the evolution of aerospace manufacturing, carbon composites sit at the forefront.  Read more