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NYC Leading the Way to Support M/WBEs

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

Many cities, like New York City, are doing whatever they can to encourage minority-and women-owned businesses to expand and grow through certification and access to government contracts.


Preparing for the Smart Future of Switchgear

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Power distribution services are changing as the use of smart grid technologies grows.


Celebrating 95 Years in Business

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

On Monday, January 29, Turtle & Hughes marked its 95th year in business and we will be celebrating our founders, our employees and our remarkable company all year long.





How Tiny Sensors and Big Data Will Transform Cities

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

The smart city movement looks to address urban challenges ranging from pollution and civic maintenance to traffic and public health by applying sensors, data analysis and predictive technology on a wide scale.


The Five Best Blogs of 2017

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

As we look back on 2017, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite blogs of the year.


Pushing the Boundaries in STEM Careers

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — majors are an interesting option for students both entering campus for the first time and for those reconsidering their dream job.


Best Toys for Budding Engineers

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

With all of the technological advances the world has seen lately, it’s never been a more exciting time to be an engineer.




Fire Prevention Safety Tips

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

It’s National Fire Prevention Week, an ideal time to focus on fire safety and the importance of alarms.


Construction Drones Take Off

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, are taking off in the building world






Giving Oil Rigs Legs

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES OIL & GAS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Modern “walking rigs,” as they are known, are onshore drilling rigs equipped with hydraulically powered legs or skidding systems.



How to Increase Workplace Productivity With the Flick of a Switch

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES LIGHTING BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Light matters. It controls our circadian rhythms, telling us when to be active and when to sleep. It influences our creativity, our motivation and our health. That’s why smart lighting controls can have a big impact on employee productivity.


Accelerating Progress Towards Smart Cities With Microgrids

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

The move to distributed energy generation continues apace with businesses, public services, college campuses and collectives of residents increasingly taking power generation into their own hands.


10 Electrical Safety Tips to Live By

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Below are 10 tips for how not to become a statistic — because even the most experienced of electricians can slip up.



8 Robotics Trends for 2017 and Beyond

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

What trends are going to be seen in the robotics market over the next few years?


The Underground Future – How Technology Can Transform The Subway

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INFRASTRUCTURE BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

Future technology is not just something that will improve subway efficiency and user
experience, it’s also a vital tool to help underground railway systems deal with exploding
urban populations and ancient infrastructure.


How Automation Will Transform Industries and Employment

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

John W. Kennedy, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), has had a long and varied career that has allowed him to be part of several industries, but more importantly he’s been able to witness the growth of automation as it has changed and become increasingly sophisticated.


Let’s Write History Together

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

This month is Women’s History Month. It is a time to reflect on how far women have come and what still needs to be done to nurture and support their success in the workplace.


Good News: New York State Energy Rebates

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, SERVICES

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is offering monetary rebates to production facilities participating in its Industrial and Process Efficiency (IPE) program.


Making Sense of the IoT

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, SERVICES

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than networking home appliances and thermostats.


Harnessing the Wind

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

For the first time in history, a renewable energy could actually compete with fossil fuels without tax credits or incentives because of major technology advancements in harnessing the wind.


Historic Flight: Solar Impulse 2

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES ENERGY SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

If the historic round-the-world flight of the Solar Impulse 2 has taught us anything, it’s that today’s renewable technology provides a reliable source of power across many different applications.


Under the Microscope:
A Closer Look at Scientific Research

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS, PERSPECTIVES

If Turtle & Hughes customer Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Upton, NY, receives funding from the Department of Energy (DOE) for a new billion-dollar atom smasher, it would become one of the most important facilities for high-energy nuclear physics anywhere in the world.



Edith Clarke: Pioneering Electrical Engineering

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES

March is Women’s History Month and we would like to salute Edith Clarke (1883-1959), a pioneer in electrical engineering who used her math skills to improve our understanding of power transmission.


Measuring Safety at Your Manufacturing Site

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES INDUSTRIAL CONTROL & AUTOMATION DEPARTMENT BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, SERVICES

The Safety Maturity Index™ (SMI), developed by Rockwell Automation, is an invaluable tool that offers visibility into safety processes and procedures while improving performance at your manufacturing facility.


Global Switchgear Thriving

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES POWER DISTRIBUTION & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS BLOG IN PERSPECTIVES, SERVICES

Good news for anyone undertaking a switchgear project in the coming months. After years of slow growth, the market is again expected to thrive.


LightFair 2015: Some Bright Ideas

POSTED BY TURTLE & HUGHES ENERGY SOLUTIONS IN INDUSTRY NEWS & EVENTS, PERSPECTIVES, PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

The big talking point from LightFair 2015, the world’s largest lighting trade show and conference, was what lighting can offer beyond simple illumination. Visible light communications, human centric lighting, connected lighting and smarter environments were all the buzzwords.


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