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Technology focus: Full Waveform Inversion (FWI)

Added: 1 month ago by CGG

Full Waveform Inversion (FWI) is an inversion algorithm based on the wave equation, which is designed to iteratively update an initial starting earth model until the difference between synthetic...

Using Satellites for Tunnel Monitoring in London

Added: 1 month ago by CGG

Underground tunnelling has the potential to affect the stability of buildings and infrastructure.

How to Succeed at Assessment Centres: Preparation

Added: 1 month ago by CGG

A whole day of ‘assessment’ can sound scary and intimidating, however if you are well prepared they can actually be a lot of fun and can allow you to demonstrate a range of skills that you may not...

How to make the biggest big data decision

Added: 1 month ago by Tessella

Big data has become big business. IDC has forecast that revenue from the sales of big data and business analytics applications, tools, and services will reach $187 billion (£132 billion) in...

How to Succeed at Assessment Centres: Group Activities

Added: 1 month ago by CGG

An almost inevitable part of any assessment day and part of CGG’s assessment day is a group activity, or multiple group activities to see how you interact with others.

CGG Cuts Cycle Time of OBN Imaging at Mad Dog Field

Added: 1 month ago by CGG

Ocean-bottom node (OBN) seismic data combined with Full Waveform Inversion (FWI), for velocity model derivation, provided this step-change improvement in imaging at the subsalt Mad Dog Field.

Why experience is key to successful data analytics projects

Added: 1 month ago by Tessella

Over the next few years businesses will deal with more data than ever before, with IDC predicting that the digital universe is expected to reach 40,000 exabytes by 2020.

How we are embracing the Sustainable Development Goals

Added: 18th June 2019 by Cundall

We want to be responsible engineers; this is a big part of who we are. We have engaged so many disciplines and got people quite excited. They are using their skills for good – which is why a...

How Cundall lives and breathes health and wellbeing

Added: 18th June 2019 by Cundall

or years the focus of sustainable development has been only on the environmental impact of our projects but over the last few years we have seen a shift to the effects the indoor environments has...

My engineering story - Sharon Kidaha

Added: 18th June 2019 by Cundall

I think the best thing about being an engineer is knowing that you’re taking an active role in shaping the world and actively asking ‘okay, we are doing this and it’s working well...

Altran expands European Data Science and AI capabilities

Added: 18th June 2019 by Tessella

Over the last forty years, Tessella has partnered with some of the world’s leading organisations to meet their most ambitious goals.

CGG Awarded Multi-Year Processing Contract by Equinor for Johan Sverdrup PRM Project

Added: 14th June 2019 by CGG

Johan Sverdrup is one of the five biggest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf and is seen as one of the most important industrial projects in Norway over the next 50 years.

CGG UK Inaugural Digital Innovation Week

Added: 14th June 2019 by CGG

There is significant activity going on within CGG and throughout our industry on topics related to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data.

"The diversity of jobs at CERN is much greater than I imagined": meet Katarzyna, RF engineer at CERN.

Added: 13th June 2019 by CERN

I am surrounded by open, talented people who want to share their knowledge and make the workplace a fun place to be.

Behind the scenes of CERN's Talent Acquisition team: Meet Muriel and Céline

Added: 13th June 2019 by CERN

Meet Céline and Muriel who work as ‘talent detectors’ in CERN's HR Talent Acquisition team: find out more about them, their daily work and what makes them tick!

CGG Announces Collaboration with Microsoft to Deliver Cloud Based Geoscience Data and Technologies

Added: 7th June 2019 by CGG

CGG is pleased to announce collaboration with Microsoft to deliver its geoscience products, data and services on Microsoft Azure and accelerate exploration and development workflows for its oil and...

Hunting micro-continents offshore East Africa and in the West Indian Ocean

Added: 7th June 2019 by CGG

As industry interest in hydrocarbon exploration offshore East Africa increases, attention is turning to frontier areas in the region such as the West Indian Ocean.

RAF take on arctic challenge

Added: 4th June 2019 by Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force aircraft and personnel are training on an exercise in Sweden alongside eight other nations to work together in building collective security.

Edinburgh manufacturing celebrates 75 years of cutting-edge electronics excellence.

Added: 4th June 2019 by Leonardo

Edinburgh engineers working on the UK's next generation combat aircraft mark the site's history, as gyros originally designed for WWII Spitfires cease production.

CGG and Lundin Norway win NCS Exploration Innovation Prize 2019 for TopSeis

Added: 3rd June 2019 by CGG

Results from the first full-scale 2,000 sq km commercial TopSeis survey acquired over the Loppa High in the Barents Sea in 2017 and processed in 2018 were excellent compared to conventional data in...

Salt sculpting offshore Gabon

Added: 3rd June 2019 by CGG

Salt is quite unusual in that its crystal structure means seismic waves travel through it at very high velocities but it is lower density and is relatively plastic compared to most rocks.

Thoughts from AAAI 2019

Added: 3rd June 2019 by Jane Street

At Jane Street, for the last several years, we have been increasingly interested in machine learning and its many use cases.

Machining the ultimate hackathon prize

Added: 3rd June 2019 by Jane Street

Jane Street is sponsoring this year’s MakeMIT hackathon, and we wanted to create a prize for the winners that would do justice to the maker spirit of the competition.

What a Jane Street software engineering interview is like

Added: 30th May 2019 by Jane Street

Are you thinking about applying to Jane Street for a software engineering role?

Reading a technical paper in a new field

Added: 30th May 2019 by CGG

Jobs vary but most scientific and engineering roles will require you to keep up with developments in the field you work in.

Eggshell faulting in the North Sea

Added: 30th May 2019 by CGG

The image is of a seismic time-slice through Oligocene shales showing small scale polygonal faulting, also known colloquially as eggshell faulting, created by compaction and dewatering of sediments.

CGG Begins First Multi-Client Ocean Bottom Node Survey in Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico

Added: 28th May 2019 by CGG

Taking CGG’s offshore data library to the next level of excellence.

CGG Sercel Brings its Technical Expertise to Structural Health and Earth Monitoring Markets

Added: 24th May 2019 by CGG

At the very forefront of sensor technology CGG Sercel has created two new brands, Sercel Structural Monitoring and Sercel Earth Monitoring, to bring the benefits of its advanced sensor technology...

Maximize your personal impact when presenting

Added: 24th May 2019 by CGG

When convincing others, it is not just what we say but how we say it Focusing an audience’s attention and conveying messages with clarity and conviction are essential assets in most...

UK Power Solutions

Added: 24th May 2019 by UK Power Solutions

The money was donated by the staff of UKPS at the Company’s Annual Christmas Party in memory of their colleague Simon Sapherson who sadly lost his battle with cancer.

UK Power Solutions expands into new space at Bond’s Mill

Added: 24th May 2019 by UK Power Solutions

UK Power Solutions has signed a new 10-year lease at Bond’s Mill, consolidating commitment to its national HQ in Stonehouse.

UKPS Invests £500K in New Training Facilities

Added: 24th May 2019 by UK Power Solutions

The UKPS Head Office in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire has recently undergone a £500,000 refurbishment to provide new, fully functional training facilities, as well as additional bespoke office...

CGG GeoSoftware Supports Geoscience Training with Renewal of HampsonRussell Software Donation to Portugal’s IST University

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

GeoSoftware University Partnership Program GeoSoftware, part of CGG’s Geoscience Division, has renewed the donation of its HampsonRussell seismic reservoir characterization software to...

New Ultramodern CGG Facility Boasts Secure and Cost-Effective Storage of Reservoir Fluids and Gas Samples

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

Transforming data management from a support function to a value generator for our clients Smart Data Solutions, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has opened a new state-of-the-art reservoir...

CGG and TGS Announce Greater Castberg Survey in Barents Sea

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

A Unique Solution for the Barents Sea CGG intends to acquire a 5,000 km² multi-client 3D survey with TGS in the Barents Sea in the summer of 2019. This survey will be acquired and processed...

STEM Build Malawi – Jacobs Women Build Vital Educational Resources for African Community

Added: 22nd May 2019 by Jacobs

Jacobs is proud to support nine inspiring employees from across the globe who join 16 others on the trip of a lifetime.

CGG Sercel's QuietSea Marine Mammal Monitoring System gets UK Authorisation

Added: 22nd May 2019 by CGG

CGG Sercel has announced the successful deployment of its QuietSea Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) system to the UK, following approval by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...

CGG’s NPA Satellite Mapping Launches MineScope

Added: 21st May 2019 by CGG

NPA Satellite Mapping, part of CGG’s Geoscience Division, has launched MineScope, a suite of satellite-derived services that enable mining companies and third-party consultants to make...

Online Retailer Power Equipment Direct Recognises Growing Partnership with Cummins Sales and Service

Added: 20th May 2019 by Cummins

Cummins Sales and Service has been awarded 2018 Vendor of the Year by Power Equipment Direct (PED).

Two small changes to create a diverse graduate scheme

Added: 20th May 2019 by Fujitsu

In September 2018, we published a 1.5% decrease in our second gender pay gap – from 17.9% in 2017 to 16.4% in 2018. While our gender pay gap is significantly better than the tech sector...

How Fujitsu’s Women’s Business Network is improving gender parity across the industry

Added: 20th May 2019 by Fujitsu

In September 2018, we published a 1.5% decrease in our second gender pay gap – from 17.9% in 2017 to 16.4% in 2018. While our gender pay gap is significantly better than the tech sector...

New Head Office for Bilfinger UK

Added: 15th May 2019 by Bilfinger UK Ltd

Leading engineering and services provider Bilfinger UK is celebrating the move to a new headquarters to accommodate its growing business.

Bilfinger UK wins multi-million-pound mechanical and electrical project for Welsh power station refurbishment

Added: 15th May 2019 by Bilfinger UK Ltd

Leading engineering and services provider Bilfinger UK has won a multi-million-pound contract with German hydropower specialists Voith Hydro to deliver a range of mechanical, electrical,...

Bilfinger with a sound start to 2019

Added: 15th May 2019 by Bilfinger UK Ltd

Industrial services provider Bilfinger had a sound start to financial year 2019. The Group’s financial performance was in line with first quarter expectations, notably on account of its...

GRAHAM awarded £25m Highways England package for East of England

Added: 15th May 2019 by GRAHAM

The packages will be delivered collaboratively with design teams from AECOM and Mott MacDonald/Sweco supporting the works.

GRAHAM completes first phase upgrade at Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port

Added: 15th May 2019 by GRAHAM

GRAHAM has completed the first phase of a multi-million-pound upgrade to the Port of Southampton’s Ocean Cruise Terminal.

INEOS completes the acquisition of Cristal’s North American Titanium Dioxide Business from Tronox for $700 million.

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

INEOS Enterprises has today completed the acquisition of the North American business of National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (Cristal) from Tronox Limited for $700 million.

Team INEOS Launches Ahead of Tour De Yorkshire

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

This is the first time that Sir Dave Brailsford, Team INEOS team principal and Sir Jim Ratcliffe, founder, and chairman of INEOS, have spoken publicly about the change of owner.

Eliud Kipchoge to challenge two-hour marathon time this Autumn

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1.59 Challenge, a special marathon being run between late September and early...

Ankura in the community | Farm sanctuary

Added: 13th May 2019 by Ankura

Anthony Milazzo currently serves as a board member of Farm Sanctuary. Through his work on the board, Anthony helps to promote animal compassion. He is the current board treasurer, chair of the...