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Special Materials Company (SMC) Announces a New Joint Venture with Dalian Bio-Chem to Supply Isothiazolone Biocides and Preservatives to the U. S. Market.
Special Materials Company (SMC) Announces a New Joint Venture with Dalian Bio-Chem to Supply Isothiazolone Biocides and Preservatives to the U. S. Market.
10/30/2014 11:16:22 AM
New York, NY, October 30, 2014 – Special Materials Company (SMC) and Dalian Bio Chem have agreed to form a new joint venture in the isothiazolone-based biocide and preservative markets. DBSM Biocides , will formulate, market and sell isothiazolone based biocides and preservatives throughout the U.S., offering customers a new alternative to their current isothiazolone …
TWI Attends USACE Middle East District Industry Day
TWI Attends USACE Middle East District Industry Day
10/28/2014 4:36:07 PM
TWI recently attended the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District Industry Day. Held 16 October at the Harry J. Byrd School of Business of Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, the event attracted international construction and services companies to highlight upcoming projects throughout the Middle East. In addition, the event provided a unique …
IBHS Urges Residents to Rebuild Stronger on Hurricane Sandy Anniversary
10/24/2014 4:52:08 PM
As the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges residents in affected areas to rebuild and repair their communities, homes and businesses to be stronger and more hurricane-resistant. IBHS recommends specific guidelines for Rebuilding and Repairing Safer and Stronger Post-Sandy , …
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
10/24/2014 10:04:19 AM
Last month, FoxNews.com published a report about the ongoing challenges faced by Anniston, Alabama in the city’s battle to cleanup polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination.  The Anniston PCB site consists of the entire area in and around the city where the chemicals can be found. Up until 1999, when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shut down Fort McClellan Army …
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
10/22/2014 2:29:49 PM
As part of our communications and marketing efforts, TWI attended the 2014 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Held 13-15 October at the Washington Convention Center, the event gathered over 30,000 attendees consisting of USG agencies, commercial contractors, and other international companies servicing the DoD. Throughout the event, TWI …
Duke Energy reinforces commitment to responsibly providing clean, reliable energy
10/22/2014 12:29:17 PM
By Lynn Good Duke Energy President and CEO Duke Energy has called the Carolinas home for more than a century. Throughout that time, we’ve been honored to serve our customers and communities by delivering reliable, low-cost electricity. To further this commitment, we have invested more than $9 billion across our six-state region over the last decade to modernize our power …
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
10/20/2014 9:58:11 AM
Most years, the cold and flu season starts in late fall and runs through mid-spring.  Although a person can catch a common at any time of the year, the winter months are when medical professionals generally see the peak in the number of people coming down with a cold.   However, that runny nose, sneezing and congestion could also be due to allergies instead of the common …
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
10/20/2014 9:15:10 AM
The 2015 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference, taking place April 15th and 16th in Portland, Maine, promises to be one of next year’s premier events for IAQ and building energy professionals.  The annual conference, formerly known as the Maine Indoor Air Quality Conference, attracts attendees from across North America and has provided a venue for industry …
TWI Awarded GSA Logistics Worldwide Contract
TWI Awarded GSA Logistics Worldwide Contract
10/17/2014 3:26:41 PM
Earlier this week, the General Services Administration (GSA) awarded TWI a contract on the Logistics Worldwide (LOGWORLD) Schedule 874 V program. With this flexible contract vehicle, TWI is able to offer tailored procurement and logistics solutions to USG agencies and other authorized customers around the world. The LOGWORLD Multiple Award Schedule 874 V assists federal …
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
10/15/2014 5:42:19 PM
Last month, the Chico Enterprise-Record published an updated report about Fire Station 5 that had come under scrutiny late last year.  According to the article, repairs and demolition work are finally taking place to prevent future water intrusion and mold problems. It was last December when the news outlet first reported that the fire station was about to undergo several …
Respected Denver Area New Home Builder, Berkeley Homes, Earns Top MAME Award for Project of the Year for its NorthSky Community at RidgeGate
Respected Denver Area New Home Builder, Berkeley Homes, Earns Top MAME Award for Project of the Year for its NorthSky Community at RidgeGate
10/14/2014 4:08:03 PM
Denver, Colorado, October 14, 2014 -- Denver-based homebuilder, Berkeley Homes, in partnership with Harvard Communities, was awarded this year’s MAME Award for Project of the Year, one of the annual event’s most prestigious awards.  MAME, an acronym for Marketing and Merchandising Excellence, is the Denver areas home building industry’s annual gala to honor top marketing and …
Reporting System Enhancements Take Fleet Manager to the Next Level
10/13/2014 2:13:21 PM
GPSTrackIt.com has released a new version of their reporting system. When version 3.5 of the Fleet Manager vehicle tracking and fleet management application was released in 2012, it could generate complex reports with a few mouse clicks. In the roughly two years since its release, user feedback and the introduction of an ever-growing list of out-of-the-box reports prompted …
BHP Billiton Opens Caval Ridge Metallurgical Coal Mine in Central Queensland
10/13/2014 11:12:33 AM
Today BHP Billiton Coal President, Dean Dalla Valle, was joined by the Hon. Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, and joint venture partner Mitsubishi in a ceremony to open the US$3.4 billion Caval Ridge Mine, which has created around 500 jobs in Queensland. Caval Ridge Mine is the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA)1 eighth operation in the region and will …
EMSL’s Cinnaminson Laboratory Earns First Certification by NYS ELAP for the New Vermiculite 198.8 Method
EMSL’s Cinnaminson Laboratory Earns First Certification by NYS ELAP for the New Vermiculite 198.8 Method
10/13/2014 10:01:35 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce its corporate laboratory located in Cinnaminson, New Jersey is one of the first testing laboratories to be certified by the New York State Environmental Laboratory Approved Program (NYS ELAP) for the newly released vermiculite 198.8 method. In August, the New York State Department of Health (NYDOH) created this method specifically …
Derrick Denis Shares His Building Restoration Expertise with R&R Magazine
Derrick Denis Shares His Building Restoration Expertise with R&R Magazine
10/13/2014 9:49:50 AM
In the September issue of Restoration & Remediation (R&R) magazine, Clark Seif Clark’s (CSC) Derrick A. Denis had the opportunity to provide his insight into the pros and cons of vacating a building that is part of a restoration or remediation project. The article, “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” sheds light on this touchy subject so that restoration and …
Vallmar Engineering Announces High-Rail Maintenance and Repair Solution
Vallmar Engineering Announces High-Rail Maintenance and Repair Solution
10/9/2014 6:48:40 PM
For years, railroad maintenance groups have struggled with the ability to efficiently and effectively perform maintenance and repair tasks in difficult to reach locations. Access to areas on and around the tracks, and transportation of maintenance equipment to and from the area to be repaired and maintained often proves problematic at best. The challenge is that most of the …
Bombardier Wins First Rail Control Contract in Ethiopia
10/9/2014 12:56:33 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a contract to deliver the mainline signalling solution for Ethiopia’s new 400 km Awash-Weldia line. The order awarded by Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi, which is delivering the design and construction of the project, has a value of approximately 36 million euro (45 million USD). Part of an investment …
New Bosch Center for Research and Advance Engineering
New Bosch Center for Research and Advance Engineering
10/9/2014 11:36:35 AM
Some 800 associates expected to move in by the end of 2014 Project on schedule: Remaining construction and move to be completed by early summer 2015 Bosch CEO Denner: “The new Renningen location will enhance the Bosch Group’s innovative strength” Campus-like atmosphere promotes creativity and more networking The time has finally come for the first researchers and …
Parkeon and Schweers Integrate For Faster Enforcement
10/9/2014 9:34:23 AM
Parkeon , a global leader in urban mobility solutions for the parking and transit industries, and  Schweers Technologies , a world market leader in providing tools for professional law enforcement, have announced that  the two companies have developed a Pay by Space parking integration . The integration is designed  to help Parking Enforcement Officers quickly move from …
Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend Rate
10/9/2014 9:28:57 AM
The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 20. "I am pleased to announce that we are maintaining Caterpillar’s dividend,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. …