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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 …
Japan celebrates one year completely nuclear-free and the birth of a clean energy future
9/17/2014 3:08:22 PM
Today, Japan celebrates a unique and inspiring anniversary, a full year nuclear free, a year without the constant risks and threats of nuclear power. Hisayo Takada, Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace Japan, said: "This exciting day sends a clear message that the Japanese people want a safe, sustainable energy future and are willing to make it a reality. Now we …
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 …
California American Water Awarded $1 Million State Grant for Desalination Test Well
9/16/2014 3:14:30 PM
California American Water’s desalination test well project has been selected to receive a $1-million Proposition 50 grant by the California Department of Water Resources. The grant will help pay for the installation of an approximately $4-million slant test well, which is intended to prove the viability of beach wells as feed-water for the company’s Monterey Peninsula Water …
OKI Delivers Additional Exhaust Gas Treatment Equipmentfor ON Semiconductor’s European plants
OKI Delivers Additional Exhaust Gas Treatment Equipmentfor ON Semiconductor’s European plants
9/16/2014 9:12:26 AM
OKI Engineering, provider of reliability evaluations and environmental conservation technologies for the OKI Group, recently delivered an additional unit of KGT-3MM-AP exhaust gas treatment equipment for atmospheric pressure CVD(*1) manufacturing equipment to semiconductor manufacturer ON Semiconductor’s European plants. OKI Engineering’s exhaust gas treatment equipment adopt …
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 …
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 …
Eltek picked to supply solar-power for base stations in Arab gulf region
9/9/2014 11:46:22 AM
Eltek today announced it has won a contract from an Arab gulf region telecom carrier to supply its Flatpack2 Solar Autonomous power system to wireless base stations. The initial value of the three-year contract is $3.5 million with a potential to grow to more than $10 million.   "Our technology allows our customers to build telecom towers in remote areas with solar. This …
New WERF and WRF Research Reveals Substantial Economic Impact of Water Utility Sector
9/9/2014 9:27:37 AM
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) today released the executive report to a new study exploring the significant impact the water utility sector has on the U.S. economy. Based on the planned operating and capital investments of 30 public water utilities, the National Economic and Labor Impacts of the Water Utility Sector …
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
9/9/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is committed to providing an educational forum to promote a greater understanding of a progressive, multiphase EAM Master Plan and how organizations can leverage their CMMS investment to support Asset Reliability strategies and improvements. The theme and outcome of this seminar will be that each individual will begin to understand how to develop and …
OPPD powers up assyst to meet NRC Compliance and Integrate across Multiple Systems
9/9/2014 8:44:02 AM
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), a public electric utility company in the state of Nebraska, has selected assyst, the leading IT Service Management (ITSM) solution from Axios Systems, to improve their ITSM capabilities, meet compliance and integrate across multiple systems. To meet the strict regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), OPPD needed a robust …
GE and Accenture Announce Breakthrough Industrial Internet Technology for Safer, More Efficient Oil and Gas Pipeline Operations
9/8/2014 3:41:15 PM
GE (NYSE: GE) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the launch of the Intelligent Pipeline Solution, the first-ever Industrial Internet offering to help pipeline operators make better decisions concerning the condition of their critical machines and assets in the oil and gas pipeline industry. It combines Pipeline Management, a GE Predictivity software solution powered by …
Natural Refrigerants Make Commercial Sense, Carrier Study Says
9/8/2014 2:27:18 PM
Almost two-thirds of large supermarkets surveyed in northern and western European countries now use natural refrigerants in their stores, according to a new report issued by Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, Europe. The research finds that this trend is being driven by industrywide sustainability policies that are outpacing EU legislation. The study, developed in partnership …
Abengoa consolidates the Sustainable Mobility Office of Campus Palmas Altas
9/8/2014 11:10:58 AM
Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has consolidated the role of the Sustainable Mobility Office at its Campus Palmas Altas headquarters in Seville. Abengoa has implemented a series of measures since 2009 to promote the use of sustainable …
Intergraph® Participates in CityNext
9/8/2014 10:57:44 AM
Intergraph® Security, Government and Infrastructure (SG&I), the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation, and other global challenges,   today announced it is working with Microsoft on CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses and citizens reimagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more …
AREVA signs a 300 million euro contract with Eskom, Republic of South Africa utility
9/8/2014 10:41:35 AM
AREVA signed a contract with South-African utility, Eskom to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant. Under the 4.3 billion rand order (approximately 300 million Euros), AREVA will design, manufacture and install six steam generators in the plant’s two reactors. The group will also provide associated engineering services. AREVA’s technological solutions …
Leading Supply Chain Provider Launches New Website
Leading Supply Chain Provider Launches New Website
9/8/2014 7:56:26 AM
TWI, a premier provider of end-to-end supply chain services for Government and Industrial sector customers worldwide, is proud to announce it has launched a new website, located at www.twipv.com . “Above all, TWI is dedicated to providing the highest quality of customer service and information,” said Patrick Malcor, CEO. “That commitment extends to our website. The new …
City Light Increases Electrical Capacity and Reliability to Duwamish Valley
9/5/2014 7:48:00 PM
*Construction Work Will Cause Traffic Impacts on I-5 and Street Closures* SEATTLE – City Light is working to increase the electrical capacity and reliability to the Duwamish Valley with the H-Frame Replacement and Feeder Installation Project. This project will impact traffic on I-5 with intermittent ramp closures, lane closures, rolling slowdowns and traffic detours and …