Monthly Archives: October 2018


Technical and Engineering Challenges of Addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – November 1-2, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

The United Nations recently published 17 Sustainable Development Goals1. Many of these goals pertain to the engineering community including clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, industry, innovation and infrastructure, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, climate action, etc. The implementation phase for the targets embodied in these goals will need to begin soon. While the policy component [...]

2018-10-30T17:49:45+00:00October 30th, 2018|

Air & Waste Management Association Clean Air Act Policy Changes Webinar Series – Part 1: Updates to Emission Accounting Procedures in Applicability Determinations under NSR – October 30, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm ET

This webinar will include the presentations on: •   Enforceability and Use of the Actual-to-Projected Actual Applicability Test in Determining Major Modification Applicability (December 7, 2017) •   Project Emissions Accounting Under the New Source Review Preconstruction Permitting Program (March 13, 2018) The December 2017 memo concerns the procedures EPA intends to follow in its review of [...]

2018-10-30T17:42:40+00:00October 30th, 2018|

TN Chamber Environment & Energy Conference – October 29-30, 2018

The two-day conference will bring business and industry leaders from across the state together with representatives of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Region IV of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to celebrate environmental and energy improvements in the state, as well as to discuss emerging environmental regulatory and environmental management issues. [...]

2018-10-30T17:29:20+00:00October 30th, 2018|

2018 AIChE Annual Meeting: October 28 – November 2, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering. For more info:

2018-10-25T18:56:52+00:00October 25th, 2018|

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Week 4: October 22-26, 2018

Week 4: October 22–26 Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure   The FBI partners with several organizations (InfraGard, the Domestic Security Alliance Council, and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance) to keep critical information safe from hackers and terrorists. InfraGard is open to U.S. citizens with ties to at least one of the nation’s designated critical infrastructure [...]

2018-10-24T17:56:30+00:00October 24th, 2018|

New M&M Flavor, Hazelnut Spread, to be Manufactured Only at the Cleveland, TN Location

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Mars Wrigley Confectionery has just announced a major investment in its Cleveland-based factory of $142M, which it says will lead to 79 new full-time jobs supporting its new M&M’S Hazelnut Spread manufacturing. Mars says the Cleveland expansion is its latest in a series of commitments to U.S. manufacturing, after the company invested $1 billion over [...]

2018-10-17T19:06:52+00:00October 17th, 2018|

2018 Annual AIChe Student Conference – October 26-29, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

The Annual Student Conference is four days of career information, social events, and competitions. Student engineers celebrate the Chemical Engineering profession, along with young professional members, AIChE leaders, and industry professionals from numerous engineering specialties. Students are able to meet new friends and discover the exciting benefits of AIChE membership. For registration info:

2018-10-16T17:16:17+00:00October 16th, 2018|

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Week 3: October 15-19, 2018

Week 3: October 15–19 It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work Business owners and employees should stay on top of current scams and threats that target businesses, such as business email compromise, payroll diversion, and ransomware. For businesses and individuals who are the victim of cyber crimes and scams, reporting is crucial. The [...]

2018-10-15T19:47:05+00:00October 15th, 2018|

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Week 2: October 8-12, 2018

Each of Us Has a Role in Online Safety and Security. Week 2: October 8–12 Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity The FBI partners with universities and other educational institutions with a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focus to encourage students with these backgrounds to consider a career with [...]

2018-10-05T17:39:08+00:00October 5th, 2018|