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Budget debate: Hurdles to widespread electric vehicle adoption in Singapore

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - The lack of charging stations and the higher cost of owning and using an electric vehicle (EV) compared with a petrol or diesel car are among the hurdles in the way of having battery-powered cars adopted more widely in Singapore, said MPs on Wednesday (Feb 24).
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Challenges flagged over wider electric vehicle adoption

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
The lack of charging stations and the higher cost of owning and using an electric vehicle (EV) compared with a petrol or diesel car are among the hurdles in the way of having battery-powered cars adopted more widely in Singapore, said MPs yesterday ... Singapore Civil Defence Force.
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Two local green companies among 25 in the world to win UN start-up competition

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Two local sustainability companies have beaten around 10,000 other green firms to join an elite group of 25 winners in a global start-up competition organised by a United Nations body ... It is working with naval engineers in Singapore to build a vessel-like machine that will cruise along rivers and scoop up tonnes of plastic in its way.
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2 local start-ups among 25 winners of UN green contest

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
The tray can be tilted to drop the waste into the bin ... The firm's clients include Accor hotel group and Andaz Singapore ... Singapore Airlines is one of its clients ... The firm is working with naval engineers in Singapore to build a vessel-like machine that will cruise along rivers and scoop up tonnes of plastic ... ....
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Engineering grad takes leap of faith with drone company

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
Last year, he graduated with a first-class honours degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Glasgow's aeronautical engineering degree programme at the Singapore Institute of Technology with solid internship experience under his belt.
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Things Falling Off Airplanes is More Common Than You Thought

Interesting Engineering 23 Feb 2021
After making a stop in Singapore, the plane was taking off from Changi Airport when it suffered an uncontained engine failure in one of its four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines ... The accident also led airlines Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines to replace some of their Rolls-Royce ...
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An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 368 experienced its scary engine failure ...

Business Insider 23 Feb 2021
Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 368 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend ... Twin-engine aircraft now operate the longest flights in the world, including the latest New York City-Singapore route that's operated by an Airbus A350-900ULR.
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'I thought we were done': Parts fall from sky in plane scare

The Crescent News 23 Feb 2021
The Boeing 777-200, headed from Denver to Honolulu on Saturday with 231 passengers and 10 crew aboard, suffered a catastrophic failure in its right engine and flames erupted under the wing as the plane began to lose altitude ... In 2010, a Qantas Airbus A380 suffered a frightening uncontained engine failure shortly after takeoff from Singapore.
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To rebuild post-Covid, the world needs a new generation of design innovators

Straits Times 22 Feb 2021
And even a four-dimensional digital simulation platform to help urban planners build a sustainable Singapore ... that they are universally bright, capable and ready to do complex engineering work. “At Pivotal Labs, we expect our engineers to be able to code well and teach the best practices to the largest and most important organisations in Singapore.
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Skill Up to Step Up: From delivery van driver to construction project engineer

Straits Times 22 Feb 2021
The additional certifications he earned helped him land a job as a project engineer in April 2018 with Fast Flow Singapore, which provides drainage solutions for rainwater management ... "He said engineering work is not that difficult ... "This engineering work I'm doing gives me more confidence in myself and a greater sense of purpose.
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NUS introduces common curriculum for incoming design and environment, engineering students

Straits Times 22 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Engineering and architecture students joining the National University of Singapore (NUS) from this year will know more about net-zero buildings and electric cars�as part of a new common curriculum ... "The engineering, and design and environment disciplines are converging.
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Driver switches gears to become project engineer

Straits Times 22 Feb 2021
The additional certifications he earned helped him land a job as a project engineer in April 2018 with Fast Flow Singapore, which provides drainage solutions for rainwater management ... "He said engineering work is not that difficult ... "This engineering work I'm doing gives me more confidence in myself and a greater sense of purpose.
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Boeing 777s are BANNED from flying over Britain: Grant Shapps says ALL planes with same ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2021
A Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire after returning to Singapore’s Changi airport following an engine oil warning message, but all passengers were safe ... The SIA flight, SQ368, departed at 2.05am, but about two hours into the flight the pilot announced there was an engine problem and the flight would return to Singapore.
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