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One World Trade Center to open observatory to visitors this spring


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

New York City's One World Trade Center this spring plans to start offering tours that include a stop at the building's observatory, which overlooks the city from as high as 1,250 feet above the ground… Read More

3D printing to have major impact on industrial machinery production


  • Automation World

Industrial machinery production is on the cusp of transformation with the introduction of 3D printing capable of working with a variety of metals, according to Alex Chausovksy, senior principal analys… Read More

Concrete beams cracking in Vt.'s newly reconstructed bridge


  • Burlington Free Press (Vt.) (tiered subscription model), The

The prefabricated concrete beams of a 74-foot-long bridge reconstructed this summer in Stowe, Vt., are cracking. The cracks have been filled with epoxy and Richard Tetreault, chief engineer at the Tra… Read More