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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 …
Neste Oil to strengthen its commitment to respecting human and labor rights
10/22/2014 1:52:37 PM
Neste Oil has joined the United Nations Global Compact. Companies that participate in the UN initiative commit themselves to respecting a set of 10 principles covering human rights, labor rights, the environment, and combating corruption in their operations and strategy. Over 12,000 companies from more than 145 countries are currently part of the Global Compact, which is the …
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 …
GenesisSolutions - EAM Assessment Methodology – Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement - Webinar
GenesisSolutions - EAM Assessment Methodology – Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement - Webinar
10/21/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is hosting a webinar on EAM Assessment Methodology - Identifying Prioritized Opportunities for Asset Management Improvement to discuss a strategic approach. This event is part of our EAM Best Practice webinar series. To register for this event,  please click here . Webinar Overview All industries are focused on improving asset reliability. This can …
Accenture Reports Unconventional Oil and Gas Operators Can Reduce Costs through Better Managing Above-Ground Operations
10/20/2014 2:12:31 PM
Oil and gas operators can reduce the costs of constructing, drilling and completing unconventional wells, as well as the overall time it takes to complete them, by up to 40 percent through better planning and management of logistics, contractors and materials, according to a new Accenture report.   For the higher performers, this could mean a reduction in costs of $1.3 …
Droitwich marketing agency Fresh Nous shows how small businesses can get big results
10/16/2014 9:13:23 AM
Marketing agency Fresh Nous are making waves with their innovative marketing solutions  ,  working with businesses big and small. Former corporate brains Laura DuPont and Celia Felgate set up the Midlands based agency earlier this year and they’re attracting a raft of clients from a plethora of industries including utilities, event management and local government. The …
Reporting System Enhancements Take Fleet Manager to the Next Level
10/13/2014 2:13:21 PM 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 …
Renault chooses Fortum Charge & Drive charging solution for Norway
10/13/2014 11:48:35 AM
Fortum and Renault have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding charging infrastructure in Norway, thus expanding the Charge & Drive network to around 500 smart charging stations in the Nordic countries in the coming nine months. By choosing Charge & Drive, the leading smart charging system, Renault will provide its customers with an easy and convenient …
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 …
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
10/10/2014 10:59:46 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report,*1 released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy for the 2013 model year.*2 Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row. The EPA’s Fuel Economy Trends …
Solar Power Geelong Installer Makes Clean Energy Accessible Through Solar Finance
10/7/2014 10:43:49 PM
VICTORIA, Australia October 2014 – The financial and ecological advantages of solar energy are widely known by most of the Australian community, however the main reason stopping people from setting up solar power is the up-front cost of installing the specialised equipment. To help with these start-up fees, City to Surf Solar+ is making clean energy accessible to all …
New Manned UAVs Cost Half of Drones, with No Restrictions
10/7/2014 8:00:00 AM
Cessnas flown solo as  manned UAVs  are inherently less expensive than unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and are legal in all airspace. Equipped with the same unmanned aerial systems (UAS) sensors, the manned UAVs on large commercial missions will:  Operate at a lower cost per mile, or per acre Have longer flight duration and better stability Provide faster and greater …
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 …
Dow Leaders Honored for STEM Excellence with 2014 HENAAC Awards
10/6/2014 11:14:19 AM
Honoring the best and brightest science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) minds in America, business president of Dow Feedstocks & Energy, Mauro Gregorio, and R&D director of Dow Oil & Gas exploration and production, Rui Vogt Alves Da Cruz, have both been awarded 2014 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Awards . …
Solvay enhances energy efficiency and competitiveness of Bulgaria soda ash plant
10/6/2014 11:12:29 AM
Solvay will bolster competitiveness of its world class soda ash factory in Devnya, Bulgaria, by improving its energy efficiency.   The measure is part of the competitiveness breakthrough plan that Solvay’s Global Business Unit Soda Ash & Derivatives launched last year and which is on track to deliver its €100 million cost-improvement target already by the end of 2015. The …
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 …
Growth of hydropower results in Black & Veatch opening centre of excellence in Singapore
10/2/2014 12:31:17 PM
A hydropower renaissance is underway in Southeast Asia as generation capacity is set to double in the next ten years across Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines, according to engineering and construction company Black & Veatch. The company has opened a Hydropower Centre of Excellence in Singapore as countries in the region look at new ways to harness the oldest …
Duke Energy enhances its coal ash management operations
10/2/2014 10:02:17 AM
Duke Energy today announced the creation of a national panel of independent experts to help guide the company’s strategy around permanent coal ash storage solutions and a new, centralized internal organization to manage all coal combustion products, including coal ash. The company is responding to lessons learned from the accidental spill of ash into the Dan River earlier …
Bechtel, US Department of Energy Set Path to Complete Key Nuclear Facility
10/1/2014 3:38:21 PM
Bechtel announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the company to resume engineering work on a key facility in a complex of buildings at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant —a facility in Washington state that will treat some of the nation’s most challenging liquid radioactive waste. The resumption comes after considerable progress toward resolving …