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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 …
Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. signs RAMJACK as First Distributor of uGPS Rapid Mapper™
10/27/2014 8:01:36 AM
Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of RAMJACK, a leading provider of mining technology in Sub-Saharan Africa, as its first distributor of the uGPS Rapid Mapper™.   The first of its kind, uGPS Rapid Mapper™ is a mobile 3D scanning device purpose-built for underground mines.  Its rapidly acquired 3D point cloud data can be used for a variety of …
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 …
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 …
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Titanium Aluminides Lift Off on the Airbus A320neo First Flight
10/6/2014 11:59:17 AM
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces that the new A320neo powered by Pratt & Whitney’s highly advanced PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines with AMG Titanium Alloys and Coatings ("AMG TAC") titanium aluminides, ("TiAl") successfully completed its maiden flight.  The successful flight was made possible in part by the innovative TiAl …
Eni presents the thirteenth edition of the World Oil and Gas Review
10/6/2014 11:29:07 AM
– 2013 world oil & gas reserves are increasing respectively of +0.4% and +1.7% mainly thanks to the US’ tight oil new plays and to the gas discoveries in East Africa – World’s gas growth (+1.2%) is double compared to that of oil (+0.5% vs 2012) – World’s oil & gas consumption is increasing (+1.4% the former and +1% the latter). The growth of US’s demand is …
Chevron Announces Sale and Joint Venture Partnership for Duvernay Shale Assets in Canada with KUFPEC
Chevron Announces Sale and Joint Venture Partnership for Duvernay Shale Assets in Canada with KUFPEC
10/6/2014 9:07:54 AM
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, has reached agreement to sell a 30 percent interest in its Duvernay shale play to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, KUFPEC Canada Inc., for $1.5 billion. The total purchase price includes cash paid at closing as well as a …
TWI and Safar Attend IADC Drilling Africa
TWI and Safar Attend IADC Drilling Africa
10/3/2014 12:00:09 PM
TWI and Safar Oilfield Services recently attended the annual International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Drilling Africa event. Held 1-2 October at the Le Meridien Etoile Hotel in Paris, France, the event brought together TWI, Safar, and key players to network and explore opportunities to support expanding operations in Africa.  Key areas of the conference …
BHP Billiton Donates US$400,000 to Ebola Response in West Africa
10/3/2014 10:01:57 AM
In response to the widespread devastation caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities has donated US$400,000 to the Pooled World Health Organisation (WHO) Ebola Response fund. The contribution from BHP Billiton will provide immediate actions to support affected countries and will provide interventions in neighbouring at risk countries …

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