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Global Nuclear Fuel Awarded $250 Million-Plus Contract to Fuel Entergy Nuclear Boiling Water Reactors

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:38

Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) today announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors. The new fuel supply contract, valued at more than $250 million, runs from 2019 through 2031 and includes 10 reloads of GNF3. Entergy will be the first customer to take delivery of GNF3 in reload quantities. “Entergy and GNF have a long successful history of working together, but it is the opportunity to support the Entergy Nuclear flee...

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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Prestigious BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:19

May 22, 2018 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, was recently presented with the Lighthouse Beam Safety Award by BB&T Insurance Services marking the eighth consecutive year the company has earned this prestigious award.  The award is reserved only for companies who achieve excellence in safety performance throughout their organization.  Specific emphasis is placed on the safety and health of every employee at all project levels.  T...

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thyssenkrupp and the United Nations stand together against LGBTI discrimination

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:28

thyssenkrupp is sending another strong signal that everyone can reach their full potential at the company – irrespective of origin, gender, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. The Essen-based industrial group has adopted the United Nations 2017 standards against the discrimination of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people. This makes thyssenkrupp one of the first 100 companies worldwide to support the UN's “Free&Equal” initiative. “We employ 159,000 people from 79 countr...

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Hitachi and Toray are Commissioned by NEDO to Implement the Demonstration Project for an Energy Saving Seawater RO System in the actual scale in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:23

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Toray Industries, Inc. (TSE: 3402, “Toray”) today announced that they have been commissioned to implement the “Demonstration Project for an Energy Saving Seawater Reverse Osmosis(RO) System in the actual scale in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” within the framework of “International Project for Increasing the Efficient Use of Energy and System Demonstration Project” by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”). The comp...

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Earth Moving Companies Operating in Southern California Respond to New Air Monitoring Requirements in Rule 1466

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:06

Late last year, California's South Coast Air Quality Management District's (SCAQMD) Rule 1466 –  Control of Particulate Emissions from Soils with Toxic Air Contaminants  was amended after being adopted last July. It is now in full compliance mode for all applicable earth moving operations in California that are regulated by the SCAQMD. The purpose of Rule 1466 is to minimize off-site fugitive dust emissions containing specific toxic air contaminants. These contaminants are listed and rang...

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Qualtek Manufacturing Announces New Tool and Die Journeyman

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 16:00

Qualtek Manufacturing, Inc. www.qualtekmfg.com announces Matthew Struttmann successfully completed a four-year apprenticeship program and achieved certification as Tool and Die Journeyman.  Qualtek provides the only U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program in the state of Colorado.  Struttmann received a certificate from Mike Williams, Tool and Die Manager at Qualtek who stated, “Matthew is our first Journeyman graduate and we could not be more proud of his achievements...

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Mahindra & Mahindra Joins McCain Foods As Strategic Partners in New Brunswick-Based Resson

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:14

Resson, a predictive analytics company for the agricultural industry, today announced a $14 Million CDN round of financing that welcomed Mahindra & Mahindra as a strategic partner, joining existing strategic partners McCain Foods and Monsanto Growth Ventures as well as existing investors Build Ventures, Rho Canada, BDC Capital, East Valley Ventures and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. Resson's strategic partners and investors participated in this round of financing. The company pre...

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CleanLine: The effective solution for cleaning fabrics on all sections of the paper machine

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:26

Heidenheim, Germany: Voith's innovative CleanLine traversing cleaning systems for fabrics provide additional benefits for customers compared to established cleaning methods. With CleanLine, Voith has developed its systems to improve paper quality by thorough cleaning of the fabrics.  CleanLine systems are available for all sections of the paper machine either as new installations or as upgrades of existing Voith equipment to remove more contamination from the surface and structure of fabric...

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Achieve significant throughput improvement for Lindemann shredders with Metso Shredder Drive Assistant

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:21

The innovative Metso Shredder Drive Assistant (SDA) represents state-of-the-art technology designed to boost the performance of modern shredder plants, directly impacting the profitability and sustainability of shredder operations. The Metso SDA solution ensures maximum utilization of installed shredder capacity for Lindemann(TM) shredders. The system is available both as a retrofit solution and as an option for new machinery. Metso has received encouraging feedback from customers who rep...

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Navajo Express Honored at the Colorado Motor Carriers Association 2018 Safety Awards Banquet

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 17:45

The Colorado Motor Carrier Association (CMCA) hosted their annual Safety Awards Banquet April 13, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The awards program recognizes Colorado companies, drivers and safety professionals who show dedication towards highway safety practices and procedures. - Two of Navajo Express' drivers, Bruce Brown and Charles “Charley” Hamilton, were awarded with the esteemed Driver of the Month Award. Awarded drivers are chosen based on their safe driving records, acts of courtesy...

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Groupe PSA selects Punch Powertrain technology for its future electrified transmission systems

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 17:07

Groupe PSA, engaged in the electrification shift Groupe PSA has been actively accelerating its shift to electrified vehicles (Mild-hybrid (MHEV), Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV)) with the aim of developing an electrified offering covering 100% of its range by 2025. In this context, Groupe PSA's decision to select Punch Powertrain as the supplier of its next generation electrified transmission systems is highly strategic. Best in class Dual Clutch Transmission Group...

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GE Renewable Energy and Alliant Energy to add 470 MW of wind capacity in Iowa

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:15

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) and Alliant Energy today announced they are adding 470 MW of wind power capacity to the state of Iowa with two projects. The English Farms and Upland Prairie wind farms with respective 170 MW and 300 MW of installed capacity will be owned and operated by Alliant Energy's Iowa energy company and provide clean and reliable renewable sourced electricity to its customers in Iowa. This is part of a broader plan by Alliant Energy to install up to 1,000 MW in Iowa b...

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Toshiba and RentCo sign a Cooperation Agreement to Expand Geothermal Power Generation Business

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:00

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereinafter referred to as Toshiba), a global leader of geothermal power generation systems, today concluded a General Cooperation Agreement (Agreement) with RentCo East Africa Limited (RentCo), a major financial leasing company in Kenya and the wider Sub Saharan Africa. - - RentCo is a Private Limited Company that provides structured lease financing solutions either directly to its customers or through vendor finance partnership programs for...

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California Workers Learn of Ethylene Oxide Exposure Risks and How to Test for It

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 18:18

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is an organic compound that is produced in large quantities. It is primarily used as an intermediate in the production of several industrial chemicals, the most notable of which is ethylene glycol. It is both flammable and highly reactive. EtO is also used as a fumigant in certain agricultural products and as a sterilant for medical equipment and supplies. Back in 1987, the state of California designated the ethylene oxide as known to cause cancer under Proposition 65...

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Caterpillar Helps Customers Build a Better World

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 20:07

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is illustrating how it's helping customers build a better world in the company's recently published 2017 Annual Report and Sustainability Report. To read the reports, visit [url]http://reports.caterpillar.com/[/url]. “For more than 90 years, our customers have been using Caterpillar equipment to help improve living standards around the world,” said Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby. “The reports showcase our industry-leading products and services that support infra...

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GE Awarded $9 Million from Office of Naval Research to develop framework enabling the rapid qualification and certification of 3D Printed Replacement and Newly-Designed Parts for Ships, Aircraft, and other Critical Military Assets

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 19:07

 From multi-billion- dollar assets like Navy ships at sea to cars and SUVs driving on highways and roads, imagine the day when you can visit any repair or service shop and get replacement parts on-the-spot. A team of scientists at GE Global Research, the technology development arm for GE (NYSE: GE), have been awarded a four-year, $9 million program to develop a rapid process for creating exact digital models of replacement or newly designed parts to move closer to that day. Together with...

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CRH Commences Phase 1 of Share Buyback Programme

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:15

On 25 April 2018, CRH plc announced its intention to repurchase ordinary shares of up to €1 billion over the next 12 months. As an initial stage of this wider €1 billion programme, CRH announces that it has entered into arrangements with UBS A.G., London Branch ("UBS") to repurchase ordinary shares on CRH's behalf for a maximum consideration of €350 million (the "Phase 1 Programme"). The Phase 1 Programme will commence today, 2 May 2018, and will end no later than 22 August 2018. Under t...

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John Deere Incorporates Waratah TimberRite H-16 Control System on Harvesters and Swing Machines to Improve Efficiency

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:07

On a mission to continuously improve machine efficiency, John Deere is excited to announce the integration of Waratah's TimberRite H-16 Control System on John Deere tracked harvesters and tracked swing machines equipped with Waratah 600-Series Harvesting Heads. Previously only available for the 200- and 400-Series Waratah heads, this productive and efficient system has been expanded for use with the 600-Series heads, providing loggers with a solution that enhances connectivity for data and...

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Exosite Senior Applications Engineer Will Charlton to Present at IoT Fuse 2018

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:45

Exosite, a leading provider in the Internet of Things (IoT) platform market, today announced that Senior Applications Engineer Will Charlton will present a workshop at IoT Fuse 2018 on May 2 at the University of St. Thomas campus in Minneapolis. -   - IoT Fuse is a three-day event designed to build a deeper understanding of where IoT is today, where it is headed in the future, and how IoT-associated technologies and use cases can improve the physical world in which we live. The IoT Fuse W...

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Transportation Safety Specialist, Jay Thomas, Joins Navajo Express as Vice President of Safety

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:30

Leading US Freight Shipping Company, Navajo Express, recently hired Jay Thomas as their newest Vice President of Safety. - Thomas joins the Navajo team as a top-performing, senior level transportation professional with a record of exceeding goals in reducing unsafe driving violations, accidents and work place injury frequency and severity, all while maintaining operational and utilization performance. - Coming from Kentucky, Thomas most recently practiced his safety skills at companie...

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