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A modern industrial facility requires a large tract of land ideally located in an area designated for industrial use that has access to an existing transportation matrix for raw materials and products. Read more

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Implementing and applying best practices is essential to eliminating or mitigating performance risks during turnarounds (TARs). Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Many people in industry use third-party consultants to help complete special projects and supplement their company's technical resources. Read more

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Microsoft will be deeming a number of products end-of-life (EOL) in 2020. It is imperative you get with your IT staff or provider to get ahead of this replacement schedule. Read more

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Innovation in the digital age is poised to help take petrochemical plant turnarounds to new levels of efficiency. Read more

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Facilities put a lot of effort into ensuring people get home to their families safely every day. This is especially true when preparing to enter a turnaround event. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Canaries can be found in a variety of warm, tropical places. Of all the places you would expect to see a canary, one of the last would be in the dark, cool depths of a coal mine. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Working at an engineering firm that determines why things break (in layman's terms), I hear the term "material specifications" often. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Just one-third of projects -- that's how many large-scale construction projects come within 10 percent of their budget, according to recent findings from KPMG International. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

To ensure fall protection equipment will perform as needed across the wide spectrum of potential work environments, manufacturers subject gear to a specific battery of tests designed to push equipment to the limits -- and then some. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

I was preparing to give a security presentation and wanted to see just how much information I could legally find about myself for free or for a fee without connecting to any of my accounts. Read more

From BIC Alliance Members

Oil and gas companies operate in dynamic and complex environments where they face constant challenges, especially in terms of supply and demand. Read more

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New developments in polyaspartic chemistry have resulted in high-performance, quick-curing coatings with better UV resistance. Read more

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Christopher Boswell

Many of us will travel along LA Highway 1 in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, this summer for a relaxing weekend on Grand Isle with family and friends or a world-class saltwater fishing trip in Fourchon. Read more

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A rescue is described as responsive actions involving the saving of life or prevention of injury during a threatening occurrence or circumstance. Read more

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Anaerobic digestion in wastewater treatment is used to reduce the volume of waste solids and recover energy in the form of methane, carbon dioxide and digestate. Read more

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What comes to mind when you think of a fall protection anchorage? Perhaps you envision a complex setup attached to the fixed structural component of a building. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Leaders must ensure that their groups are in the best position for success. In industrial cleaning, preparation with proper training on tooling and technique is critical in order to meet job expectations. Read more

Training & Human Resources

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Yuganov Konstantin

Wouldn't it be great if technology could solve every problem for your workforce? In reality, every IT solution has its limitations, including security defenses. As I've written in previous articles, 100-percent security does not exist. Read more

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