Fuel Cells at Data Centers

By: Frank Caprio | On: November 26, 2018

Big Data Needs Big Energy In our increasingly digitized world, the need to process large amounts of data will only become more urgent as technology continues to affect our

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The Death of the Blast Furnace?

By: Erik Kane | On: October 30, 2018

I was born and raised in the heart of the Great Lakes region, where steel used to reign supreme.  When I think of a steel mill I get images

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Flaring – Why do we still do it?

By: Erik Kane | On: August 28, 2018

Bright, flickering plumes of flame are iconic to the oil and gas industry… Long before any of us ever set foot in a real refinery, we were familiarized with the

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Metal Alloys: Terminators to Hoses

By: Erik Kane | On: July 17, 2018

Remember when we all wondered how the T-1000 was able to liquefy, shapeshift, and repair itself in Terminator 2 back in 1991?  We’re told in the film that this

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The Shadow of the Chemical Emperor

By: Erik Kane | On: June 6, 2018

  Okay so maybe “Chemical Emperor” is a bit of a dramatic title… but it’s hard to downplay the fact that China has taken the entire chemical world by

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Fracking: Rescuer or Ravager?

By: Erik Kane | On: April 24, 2018

Hailed by some as the savior of the American energy market and the catalyst for an economic revolution, and detested by others as the harbinger of ill health and

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Goodbye to Pulp & Paper?

By: Erik Kane | On: March 9, 2018

We live in a digital age. An age where everyone carries around a high-definition supercomputer in their pocket that delivers a constant stream of information: local & global news,

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