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Barrick Deploys First uGPS Rapid Mapper™ at Turquoise Ridge Mine
9/26/2014 9:33:20 AM
September 26, 2014 – Winnemucca, NV: Barrick Gold Inc. has recently purchased and deployed their first uGPS Rapid Mapper™ unit at the Turquoise Ridge Mine. The unit will be used by their surveying team, under the supervision of the Technical Services department.   This new and exciting product is the first of its kind, offering 3D point cloud data acquisition from a mobile …
Dirty Coal shown red card by India’s Supreme Court
9/25/2014 12:17:31 PM
Greenpeace International and Greenpeace India today welcomed the Indian Supreme Court’s landmark decision on the country’s coal scam following the Court’s cancellation of the licenses of 214 coal blocks. Significantly, this included Essar and Hindalco’s Mahan coal block, where the Mahan Sangharsh Samiti and Greenpeace India have been engaged in a long campaign with the company …
Eni has been awarded 3 new exploration licenses in Egypt
9/25/2014 9:24:33 AM
Eni was the successful bidder of 3 new exploration licenses in Egypt as a result of the competitive 2013 EGPC and EGAS bid rounds. The new licenses will be formally awarded soon, after the ratification and finalization of the Concession Agreements. As a result of the EGPC bid round, Eni has been awarded a 100% participating interest and operatorship of the onshore block …
Safran and Cella Energy enter into an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen storage systems for aerospace applications
9/22/2014 8:52:47 AM
Safran and Cella Energy are pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen based power systems with Safran. Cella Energy is a UK company who has developed a safe and lightweight material that stores hydrogen in a solid form. It is plastic-like and releases hydrogen quickly when heated to moderate temperatures. By combining Cella’s …
SCAP to join Sapa at InnoTrans 2014
SCAP to join Sapa at InnoTrans 2014
9/19/2014 8:51:09 AM
InnoTrans 2014 will be held from September 23-26. It will be the first time that the SCAP joint venture shows its products at InnoTrans, an exhibition which takes place every second year. SCAP is owned 50/50 by Sapa and Chinalco. SCAP will display some of its new products, including an innovative side-wall panel used for freight cars loading coal. It is the first time, …
Intertek to showcase hydrocarbon measurement software at US conference
9/18/2014 1:20:47 PM
Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has announced that it will showcase PT5, its unique hydrocarbon measurement software, at this year’s Opportunity Crudes Conference in the US. In response to the challenges faced by clients in the region, Intertek will showcase PT5, an advanced software package offering users real-time hydrocarbon …
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 …
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 …
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 …
ACS announces new vice president and editor-in-chief of Chemical & Engineering News
9/10/2014 11:15:49 AM
Now that Congress has returned from recess, the American Chemical Society (ACS) identified key areas of unfinished science legislation that if implemented would greatly benefit the U.S. economy, prepare youth for high-paying jobs and ensure America remains globally competitive. This legislation includes: America COMPETES Act : Originally passed in 2007, reauthorized in 2010 …
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
9/9/2014 4:49:03 PM
Small business owners have suffered a great deal in this economy. One industry that has been hit the hardest is construction. Money has always been tight, but since the collapse of the economy in 2008, construction companies have been unable to obtain working capital. Even as the economy starts to slowly recover, construction companies continue to have difficulty getting …
Delek Group to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Energy Conference
9/4/2014 11:24:25 AM
Delek Group (TASE: DLEKG, OTCQX: DGRLY) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Barak Mashraki, Chief Financial Officer, and Ms. Dina Vince, Investor Relations Coordinator, will be presenting at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Energy Conference to be held in Boston on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. In addition, the Company will be meeting with institutional investors on a …
Shell announces Utica gas discovery in Pennsylvania
Shell announces Utica gas discovery in Pennsylvania
9/3/2014 12:16:26 PM
Shell today announced new discovery wells (Neal and Gee) within the Utica formation in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA. These wells were drilled to a total measured depth of approximately 4,420 and 4,724 metres (14,500 and 15,500 feet) with lateral lengths of 945 metres (3,100 feet) at Gee and 1,280 metres (4,200 feet) at Neal, respectively. These results are comparable to the …
Bechtel Recognized as One of the World’s Top Contractors
9/2/2014 11:51:54 AM
Bechtel once again has been named one of the world’s top contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company ranked third on the magazine’s Top 250 International Contractors list, the same as last year, and ninth on the Top 250 Global Contractors list, one spot up from last year. On both lists, Bechtel …
BHP Billiton Congratulates Women in Resources
9/2/2014 9:55:27 AM
More diverse workforces are helping resource companies achieve superior performance, safety and stable production, says BHP Billiton’s Human Resource President, Mike Fraser. Mr Fraser delivered the keynote address at the inaugural Women in Resources Awards (WIRNA) in Brisbane today, with the national awards program building on the state-based Resources Council awards, …
Air Liquide Japan partners the OECD Tohoku School event in Paris
9/1/2014 10:57:38 AM
OECD Tohoku School is an educational project launched in 2012 to foster the region’s recovery, hosted by Fukushima University in cooperation with Japan’s MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), and the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). Tohoku is the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island in Japan, which …

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