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DVTEL Introduces the New ioimage HD camera
DVTEL Introduces the New ioimage HD camera
9/23/2014 4:25:15 PM
DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced today the release of its new ioimage HD CF-5222 (2.1MP HD 1080p) and CF-5212 (1.3MP HD 720p) cameras, which bring military-grade video analytics and Quasar HD broadcast-quality IP video together for critical infrastructure protection. The ioimage HD cameras includes the benefits of DVTEL’s Quasar …
Unicel Architectural skylight systems preserve Préfontaine metro station distinctive design elements
9/23/2014 6:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – September 23, 2014 – Unicel Architectural, manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today announced the completion of the Préfontaine metro station renovation project. Préfontaine is a subway station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system located in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. It originally opened in June 1976 …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
9/22/2014 3:22:40 PM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, celebrates its San Diego, California laboratory’s 12th anniversary. For more than a decade, EMLab P&K has been serving the community throughout San Diego County with mold and asbestos analysis. In the past twelve years, the San Diego laboratory has …
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
9/22/2014 1:00:00 AM
North Melbourne electrical contractor Corospark Electrical & Solar has impressed the judges of this year’s Master Electricians Australian (MEA) VIC Excellence Awards, taking out the coveted prize as Commercial Project of the Year for their Voltage Optimisaton project at University of Melbourne.  Corospark will now go on to battle out against the best from around the …
Safar Returns to Full Operations in Iraq
Safar Returns to Full Operations in Iraq
9/18/2014 10:26:39 AM
TWI and Safar are happy to announce that the Erbil team and facility are fully operational following the recent security issues in Iraq. The remaining personnel joined the team that has supported customers throughout the past several weeks, ensuring reliable service and timely deliveries. At Safar, we are committed to providing smart, tested, and trusted solutions for the oil …
Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Appointed to ASCE Industry Leaders Council
9/17/2014 6:44:39 PM
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that its President, COO and Chief Technical Officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, NAE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, F.ASCE, has been appointed a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Industry Leaders Council (ILC). Established in 2009, the …
A Dozen Wildfires Rage Across California Causing Widespread Property Damage
A Dozen Wildfires Rage Across California Causing Widespread Property Damage
9/17/2014 5:27:57 PM
Currently, thousands of firefighters are deployed across California to battle a dozen raging wildfires. The wildfires have resulted in widespread evacuations and have caused damage or the complete destruction of hundreds of homes and businesses. Chronic dry conditions continue to hinder efforts to stop the wildfires and many of these fires are burning aggressively due to gusty …
Siemens delivers switch panels for gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear to Saudi Arabia
Siemens delivers switch panels for gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear to Saudi Arabia
9/17/2014 1:47:26 PM
Siemens has received an order for the delivery of 111 switch panels that will be used to meet Saudi Arabia’s growing demand for electricity. The switch panels will be installed in a total of five gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS). The order marks Siemens’ entry into the direct EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) business for GIS systems in Saudi Arabia and …
BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities and Engineers Without Borders Support Students in Sustainable Development
9/16/2014 11:04:58 AM
Five university students were this week given the opportunity to pursue studies in sustainable development with the support of scholarships provided by Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities (BSC). The EWB Challenge Scholarship program provides development opportunities, internships and research projects to the value of A$10,000 for …
Pöyry awarded engineering assignments for Asia’s largest solar PV power plant incorporating a tracking system
9/16/2014 9:15:19 AM
Energy Absolute Public Company Limited has awarded Pöyry with engineering assignments for EA Solar Lampang solar PV (photovoltaic) power plant in Thailand. The assignments include technical assistance to the client during the implementation phase until start of operation later in 2014; and annual operation monitoring for the whole loan period. The total installed capacity of …
Cindy Crawford Pulls Kids from Malibu School due to PCB Concerns
Cindy Crawford Pulls Kids from Malibu School due to PCB Concerns
9/15/2014 4:10:46 PM
Last month, it was reported that supermodel Cindy Crawford had pulled her two children from Malibu High School due to recent tests that found elevated levels of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in some of the classrooms.  According to several media reports, the PCBs are believed to be coming from window caulking. Production of PCBs in the United States was halted in the …
Air Products Again Recognized for Sustainability Leadership by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
9/15/2014 3:02:03 PM
Air Products (NYSE: APD ) has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10 percent of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Air Products also is a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which places it among …
Tropical Storms Create Potential Indoor Environmental Hazards for Building Occupants
Tropical Storms Create Potential Indoor Environmental Hazards for Building Occupants
9/15/2014 10:24:11 AM
September 10th is generally considered to be the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season that starts at the beginning of June and runs through the end of November. During a typical hurricane season there may be several powerful hurricanes that make landfall, but there are often even more tropical storms that form and create concerns for anyone living near the coast.   A …
Businesses in Puerto Rico Take Action during National Preparedness Month to Make Emergency Contingency Plans
Businesses in Puerto Rico Take Action during National Preparedness Month to Make Emergency Contingency Plans
9/15/2014 9:12:09 AM
In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designated September as National Preparedness Month.  The event encourages citizens across the United States to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.   Emergency preparedness requires attention to not just specific types of hazards, but also to steps that increase …
Cost and Schedule Pressures Drive Project Management Innovation in Asia
9/15/2014 8:42:27 AM
Cost pressures and the race to bridge electricity gaps across Asia are prompting engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers to consider and adopt alternative project management approaches to ensure more energy is brought to market in a quicker, reliable and more cost effective manner.   The successful completion of Chana 2 and Wang Noi 4 in Thailand is an …
General Dynamics NASSCO, Mayor Faulconer Signal Construction of Five American Petroleum Tankers at Steel Cutting Ceremony
9/12/2014 5:22:56 PM
General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Joined by General Dynamics NASSCO executive leadership and Mayor Faulconer were representatives from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, …
Honeywell’s Low-Global-Warming Material Insulates Net-Zero Energy Home Project At Purdue University
9/12/2014 12:58:01 PM
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), its ultra low-global-warming-potential foam blowing agent, has been used to help insulate a net-zero energy home project at Purdue University. The blowing agent, which causes closed-cell spray foam insulation to expand and provides the majority of the foam’s excellent insulating properties, …
TWI Attends KazBuild 2014
TWI Attends KazBuild 2014
9/11/2014 5:05:37 PM
TWI recently attended the 2014 Kazakhstan International Exhibition for Construction & Interiors, Windows, Doors & Facades, and Ceramics & Stone. Also known as KazBuild, the event was held 2-5 September at the IEC Exhibition Center in Almaty. The event attracted over 360 companies from nearly 30 countries to network and discuss trends and opportunities for the …
Insparisk One of Two Companies Awarded Elevator, Escalator & Conveyance Inspection Contract
Insparisk One of Two Companies Awarded Elevator, Escalator & Conveyance Inspection Contract
9/11/2014 1:05:39 PM
Insparisk One of Two Companies Awarded Elevator, Escalator & Conveyance Inspection Contract Insparisk was recently awarded one of two contracts for elevator, escalator & conveyance inspection services by the New York State Office of General Services. They will provide these services in regions 2, 3, and 4.  “We are excited to grow our governmental business …