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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 …
EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/1/2014 3:28:48 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $229 million to the State of New Jersey for improvements to wastewater and drinking water treatment facilities impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The funds will be used on projects that reduce the risks of flood damage and that increase the resiliency of wastewater and drinking water facilities to withstand the effects of severe …
Delek Group to Present at the 2014 RBC Capital Markets’ International Oil & Gas Conference
10/1/2014 9:19:57 AM
Delek Group (TASE: DLEKG, OTCQX: DGRLY) (“the Company”) is pleased to announced that Mr. Asaf Bartfeld, President & CEO, and Miss Dina Vince, IR Coordinator, will be presenting at the 2014 RBC Capital Markets’ International Oil & Gas Conference to be held in London on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Any investors interested in meeting with management should either …
Solar Industry Finds Sun In The NetSuite Cloud
10/1/2014 9:13:48 AM
NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud -based financials / ERP and omnichannel software suites, today announced a number of new solar industry customer wins as businesses have adopted NetSuite’s cloud business management solution to power growth in the rapidly expanding solar market. New customers announced today, including Qbotix, SimpleRay, …
TWI Provides Rapid Supply Support to US Government Effort in Liberia
TWI Provides Rapid Supply Support to US Government Effort in Liberia
9/30/2014 10:22:34 AM
With the growing US Government activity in West Africa, TWI has started to deliver urgently needed building materials and heavy equipment for the establishment of temporary facilities in the regional fight against the Ebola virus. TWI is working closely with the Defense Logistics Agency to source large amounts of lumber, plywood, gravel and other construction materials …
Illinois American Water to Flush Water Mains and Fire Hydrants in Sterling
9/29/2014 4:38:07 PM
Illinois American Water will be flushing water mains and hydrants throughout the Sterling District. Flushing will begin in early October and continue throughout the month. Illinois American Water conducts an annual flushing program of its water distribution system to help ensure continued high-quality water service. Flushing the water system entails sending a rapid flow of …
Commercial Solar Power Offers More Savings for Australian Businesses
9/29/2014 10:13:35 AM
GEELONG, Australia September 2014 – Australian businesses are opting to use commercial solar power as their main source of power for more reasons than just the savings from a reduction in power consumption. As most businesses operate during the day when the sun’s power is at its strongest, solar power has become a popular option for savvy commercial industries. The …
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 …
Pennsylvania American Water Announces $630,000 Main Replacement Project for Berwick Water System
9/25/2014 1:15:26 PM
Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of water main replacement projects in Berwick to improve reliability for customers, reduce service disruptions and increase water flows for firefighting. The cost of the system improvements, which includes installing more than 3,200 feet of pipe, is more than $630,000. Beginning the week of September 29, the company will …
Bechtel Completes State-of-the-Art Combined-Cycle Plant in Texas
9/25/2014 11:10:49 AM
Bechtel announced today that it has completed the Panda Temple I Generating Station in Temple, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule. The 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power facility is owned by Panda Power Funds and boasts advanced emissions control technology that makes it one of the cleanest plants in the nation. “The early completion of this plant is …
Ubisense CTO of Geospatial Division to Present at GeCo
Ubisense CTO of Geospatial Division to Present at GeCo
9/24/2014 2:11:40 PM
Ubisense , the leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Peter Batty, co-founder and CTO of the geospatial division, will present tomorrow at GeCo in the Rockies, a collaborative conference between GIS in the Rockies and Geospatial Conference of the West (GeCo West), being held this week in Grand Junction, Colorado.   Alongside executives from ESRI, …
$8-billion green energy initiative proposed for Los Angeles
9/23/2014 4:19:44 PM
Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. The project would require construction of one of America’s largest wind farms in Wyoming, one of the world’s biggest energy storage facilities in Utah, and a 525-mile electric transmission line …
Afterschool Mentoring Program Achieves First-Ever 100 Percent Graduation Rate For Participating High School Students
9/23/2014 10:38:51 AM
For the first time, public high school seniors who actively participated in an innovative afterschool program created by Exelon, ComEd and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago achieved a graduation rate of 100 percent, exceeding the 69 percent average for seniors in Chicago Public Schools. This is the seventh consecutive year that participating seniors’ graduation rate exceeded …
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
9/22/2014 7:24:25 PM
When the sun comes out on a rainy Wimbledon match day, the roof over Centre Court can be retracted, but only after the floodlights have cooled down sufficiently. This is a safety requirement as well as an aesthetic one, as the 1,000 W floodlights are mounted directly on the roof beams and the fabric comes close to this heat source when the roof is retracted. To check how …
Illinois Ranks Third in U.S. in Schools Going Solar
9/22/2014 5:42:40 PM
With a growing commitment to renewable energy, Illinois now ranks third in the nation in the number of K-12 schools that have turned to solar energy to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly released nationwide study.  Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and …
Tennessee American Water Announces Fall Drug - Take Back Day in Hamilton County
9/19/2014 7:22:16 PM
In partnership with several organizations,Tennessee American Water announces the fall 2014 Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, September 27, 2014,from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off of our streets. Local residents are encouraged to simply drive up and drop off their unused, unwanted or expired medications–prescriptions or …
Rusatom Overseas engages world’s leading experts to create new generation desalination facilities
9/18/2014 1:17:26 PM
World’s leading experts on desalination technologies joined the Rusatom Overseas Expert Council on Desalination that had its first meeting on September 17 in Moscow. The Council will deal with tasks aimed at development of best technological solutions for Rusatom Overseas’s major customers in water and water treatment markets of various countries.   Among the members of the …
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
9/18/2014 10:50:28 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its Station Energy Saving Inverter (S-EIV®), which has been in operation at Tokyo Metro’s Myoden Station since June 2014, has contributed a daily power savings of approximately 600kWh, or enough to power about 60 households. The electricity produced by regenerative brakes supplies power to other trains …
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 …