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Precision maintenance is an approach to how work is identified/determined; planned for an improved state; executed with discipline, precision and control; and audited for reliability. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Global Mechanical Turnaround Services (GMTS), Excel Scaffolding and Deltak Environmental Coating Services (DECS) covers your industrial needs. more

Maintenance & Reliability

You know them. They are the "bulldogs." And they wear it as a badge of honor. It is esteem, and it is earned. They are the elite. They are Turnaround Welding Services (TWS). more

Plant Management & Operations

Ultrasound and infrared technologies are a perfect match when conducting inspections of electrical equipment. At any voltage, thermal anomalies and sources of ultrasound such as tracking and arcing can occur. Corona can also occur at 1,000 volts... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Thermo-1200™ water resistant calcium silicate pipe and block insulation is the first of its kind from Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group, and naturally, people are curious about it. more

Refining/Petrochemical

In 1991, the Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) was formed following new process improvement measures set after the Phillips 66 explosion in Pasadena, Texas. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

As plant owner, you have two options for managing turnaround transportation: decentralized, which hands each contractor the responsibility of transporting their crews to and from their assigned units, and centralized, which relies on a single... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Brandenburg, established in 1968, is one of the nation's premier firms specializing in demolition and environmental remediation, which includes asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery and site preparation. more

Maintenance & Reliability

At the heart of Apache's success lies its unwavering commitment to its craftsmen. From its inception, Apache has set itself apart through the quality of the craftsmen it hires. Skilled craftsmen define the company and drive performance... more

Maintenance & Reliability

BIC Recruiting, a division of BIC Alliance, is a full-service placement firm with over 18 years’ experience providing employment solutions to our clients and candidates in the energy industry. Our mission is to help build companies and improve... more

Training & Human Resources

Work access as a common denominator across many crafts and services in the field provides a great opportunity to align stakeholders, increase productivity and glean real value. more

Plant Management & Operations

In 2003, Marsh Insurance published a study of 100 accidents in petrochemical facilities that were caused by mechanical integrity failures. The average cost for physical damage alone was the equivalent of over $116 million in today’s dollars. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Industrial settings like plants are typically the generators of dusty waste streams from their sanding, cutting, burning or milling processes. This material is often captured by dust collection systems installed to protect workers... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Because we all understand the role comfort plays in whether or not PPE is worn compliantly, there are a range of factors one must consider on top of any legal regulations. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

SBP Holdings’ president of business development, Pete Haberbosch knows the value of working together and listening to his team. BIC Magazine spoke with Haberbosch to learn more about the company’s plans for growth and his thoughts on leadership. more

Plant Management & Operations

Process industry projects are diverse with wide-ranging scopes, budgets and timelines. Good engineering company project management can be the difference between succeeding and failing from one job to the next. more

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DowDuPont Inc chief Andrew Liveris will step down on April 1, making good on an earlier promise to retire as the company named existing managers to head its materials science unit when it is spun off as Dow next year. more

Chemical Processing

Our effort to bring Conco technology to more industrial venues has brought to light the need to provide maintenance to the plant Sulfur Recovery Unit (SRU), a component as prone to fouling as the heat exchanger and condenser. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Rio Grande LNG

Christine Coit

ABB has been selected as the Automation and Electrical partner for NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project in South Texas more

Natural Gas

OSHA publishes an annual list of its top 10 most-cited workplace safety violations. Recently, the list of violations for the fiscal year of 2017 was released and fall protection came in at No.1 by a large margin. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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