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John Peterson, president and CEO of DISA Global Solutions, has been with the company two years, leading DISA and his team to growth and expansion. more

Plant Management & Operations

“The Energy Sector: Still a Giant Economic Engine for the Louisiana Economy,” reinforces what thousands of Louisianians already know: the oil and natural gas industry continues to be the economic foundation of the state and the Greater Baton Rogue... more

Refining/Petrochemical

Working in hazardous locations increases the chances of an explosion happening so it is important to get rid of the components that cause ignition. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Despite being a disciplined and highly trainable population, military members face an exceedingly high unemployment rate upon retirement .To ease the transition back into civilian life, the UA established the VIP program to prepare those retiring. more

Training & Human Resources

Jesus Gonzalez, president and founder of JEGON Industrial Services, has been in the oil and gas industry for two decades and has owned his own company since 2011. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Too many managers have no idea how to effectively motivate their teams. So, where do well-intentioned but ineffective managers go wrong? Here are 7 mistakes managers make. more

Training & Human Resources

When programs are designed and fabricated without input from all employees, they are destined to fail. Leaders who are physically distant from the everyday crafts issues can be problematic. more

Training & Human Resources

Each year more than 4 million workers suffer serious job-related injuries and companies spend $1 billion per week on workers' compensation. To raise awareness of the value in safety and health programs.OSHA established the annual Safe + Sound Week. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

As general manager of Industrial Alloy Fabrication (IAF), Ray Granda sees big things on the horizon for his company. more

Training & Human Resources

More downstream petrochemical operations are including temporary structures in their plans. Yet, turnarounds and other projects still come with unexpected challenges that can impact the original timeframe and budget, leading to dreaded scope creep. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Bryan Canfield, General Manager of Total Petrochemicals and Refining’s Port Arthur Refinery said he believes there is great value in owners and managers getting “out in the field” to better understand problems and challenges facing workers. more

Training & Human Resources

In his capacity as a board member for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, Manny Ehrlich is dedicated to help the organization drive chemical safety change through dependent investigations to protect people and the environment... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

According to Julie Thyne, Gulf Coast Continuous Improvement Leader for Dow Chemical, “structured brainstorming” with “front-line” personnel can be a powerful problem-solving tool. more

Maintenance & Reliability Blog

According to Gregg Kiihne, Director of Process Safety Expert Services for BASF, the definition of any job can be described as a given set of tasks, “plus continuous improvement.” more

Training & Human Resources

"My bolted flange connection continuously experiences leaks, even after trying several different product types. What can I investigate as a potential root cause?" In part 2, we will begin to look at mechanical attack modes. more

Maintenance & Reliability

BIC Magazine recently visited with Terry Deeds to learn how the team's innovative products are leading to the company's growth. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Safety, by default, is the practice of certain protocol we all follow in the face of a job: personal protective equipment, designated danger zones and even environmentally safe practices. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The consequences of not completing requested information or not hitting deadlines can often mean your company won't be allowed to bid on pending projects. Luckily, most prequalification companies provide ample support via online chat or by phone. more

Training & Human Resources

The Veterans in Piping® (VIP®) program is an award-winning program that offers high-quality skills training and jobs in the pipe trades industry to active-duty military personnel preparing to leave the service. more

Training & Human Resources

In business today, leaders are looking for the magic formula to drive the success of their businesses. more

Training & Human Resources

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