Friday, June 14, 2024
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Cotabato eyes DOST’s Hybrid Electric Road Train as alternative mode of transpo

The HERT is specially designed as an alternative to mass transport systems -- its five interlinked coaches has a total length of 45 meters that can carry up to 240 passengers.

Design weakness due to lack of tech tools hampering PH shipbuilding industry

A forum conducted by the Department of Science and Technology’s Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) has revealed that the local shipbuilding and ship repair (SBSR) industry’s weakness lies in design because of the lack of both software and hardware in training and educational institutions. 

DOST-developed transpo solutions eyed for passenger transfer at NAIA terminals

The government said it is considering the Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system as a means to connect terminals 1 to 4 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

DND eyes more collab with DOST after dev’t of gun mount in Navy boats

Project BUHAWI – short for “Building a Universal Mount for Heavy-Barrel Automated Weapon Integration” – is an automated gun mount for heavy barrel Browning 0.50 caliber machine guns on small Navy patrol craft. It was developed in 2019 by the DOST’s Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC).

Bataan state university to put up monorail on campus, offer railway engineering course

The Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), an alternative mass transportation technology designed and developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), served as an inspiration for the Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) to offer Railway Engineering as an additional program under its College of Engineering and Architecture.

DOST says new P40.9-M automation lab to boost PH industrial prowess

Following its launch last June 16, the new DOST facility will serve as the central hub for collaborative innovation and training on other “disruptive” technologies such as mechatronics and robotics.

LRT-1 operator taps DOST unit for fabrication, repair of rail vehicles

The Light Rail Manila Corporation sought the expertise of the Metals Industry Research and Development Center in the areas of fabrication of obsolete or difficult-to-source spare parts and conduct of structural repairs of light rail vehicles (LRVs).

DOST starts mass production of 3D-printed face shields

DOST-MIRDC said it has transitioned to a plastic injection technology that allows it to increase production volume of up to 2,500 pieces of face shield frames per day.

Website launched for locating nearby open stores during lockdown

Called “Crowd Store Finder”, the website works like Waze or Google Maps that scans through the user’s neighborhood to find stores, banks, pharmacies, and remittance centers that remain operational.
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