Siemens CEO Kaeser on Flender Spinoff, Succession, Diversity

Aug.06 — Siemens AG Chief Executive Officer Joe Kaeser discusses plans to spin off the company’s Flender mechanical drive business, the timeline for handing over to new CEO Roland Busch, and workplace diversity. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” after Europe’s largest engineering company reported an 8% rise in third-quarter profit.

How Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot helps Ford retool plants

At the #Ford Motor Company, dogs have been put to work. Robot dogs… that is. The automaker has hired “Fluffy” and “Spot” from the robotics group Boston Dynamics to help them update the original engineering plans of a Ford factory. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more How Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot helps Ford retool plants

Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

When the the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the staff at MIT Medical knew they had to quickly adapt to continue to service their patients. So that’s exactly what they did. Building, testing and implementing a telehealth option in only a matter of weeks, and setting up an extensive testing facility quickly has put MIT Medical in … Read more Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

Mecca Prepares for Scaled-Back Hajj

The vast white marble floors surrounding Islam’s holiest site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca, would normally be packed with hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world the day before hajj. On Tuesday, however, only a few officials and workers putting last minute preparations in place were seen at the Grand Mosque housing the … Read more Mecca Prepares for Scaled-Back Hajj

CCECC Holds ‘Cloud Open Day’ on Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

An open day event was held by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), which is affiliated with the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), on July 24 to brief international audiences on the progress of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project. Themed “Working Together for Connected Future,” the event was presented via a vlog and livestream. … Read more CCECC Holds ‘Cloud Open Day’ on Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

CCECC Open Day in Nigeria: Working together for connected future

An open day event will be held by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), which is affiliated with China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), on July 24 to brief international audiences on the progress of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project and the life of workers there from a 360-degree multifaceted perspective. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more CCECC Open Day in Nigeria: Working together for connected future

ABB CEO Says It’s Too Early to Discuss Disposals

Jul.22 — ABB Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Bjoern Rosengren discusses the company’s portfolio strategy after the engineering firm posted second-quarter results which beat estimates. “We made numerous large acquisitions which are still not operating at the levels we need,” Rosengren said in an interview in Zurich with Manus Cranny on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

U.S. Accuses Chinese Hackers of Stealing Trade Secrets, Covid-19 Data

BIll Hyslop, U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Washington, describes “Lee” and “Dong,” the two Chinese hackers accused by the Justice Department of “hacking for their own personal gain” and “hacking for the benefit of China’s Ministry of State Security” The U.S. accused two Chinese hackers of working for Beijing to steal terabytes of data, … Read more U.S. Accuses Chinese Hackers of Stealing Trade Secrets, Covid-19 Data

China Used ‘Economic Coercion’ to Steal Intellectual Property: FBI Deputy Director

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich describes how “China uses its economic influence to pressure” other countries to “silence any country that would dare challenge their illegal actions” The U.S. accused two Chinese hackers of working for Beijing to steal terabytes of data, including coronavirus research, from Western companies in 11 nations — the second time … Read more China Used ‘Economic Coercion’ to Steal Intellectual Property: FBI Deputy Director

China Builds ‘Sponge Cities’ to Soak Up Heavy Rainfall

This summer, torrential rains have caused severe floods in China, killing more than 100 people, forcing 1.7 million to relocate and racking up more than 61.8 billion yuan ($8.8 billion) of direct loss. In many cities along the Yangtze River, houses are submerged, cars afloat, and bridges have been washed away. Fighting floods in China … Read more China Builds ‘Sponge Cities’ to Soak Up Heavy Rainfall

Biden’s Climate Plan Puts Inequality and Jobs on Par With CO2

Joe Biden’s long-anticipated climate plan landed this week, and it contained big promises designed to please some of the presumptive Democratic nominee for president’s key constituencies. After four years of borderline denialism and regulatory rollbacks on climate by the Trump administration, the plan seemed to excite environmental advocates past the point of reality checks. But … Read more Biden’s Climate Plan Puts Inequality and Jobs on Par With CO2

Two curved bridge sections ‘swivel’ into position in E China

Two bridge sections successfully docked with each other before dawn in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, after rotating 40 and 19 degrees, respectively. It marks the successful rotation of #China’s biggest curved and eccentric-pivot section of the bridge, while its spherical hinge also played an important part in the rotation of the heavy bridge sections. This … Read more Two curved bridge sections ‘swivel’ into position in E China