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More often than not, negotiations to buy/ sell a company start with a significant spread between the ask and the offer. Read more

M&A/Investment

San Jacinto College's Maritime Program was recently named the 2019 Bellwether Award recipient in Workforce Development. The accolade is awarded by the Community College Futures Assembly to the most innovative community college workforce program. Read more

Supplier News

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) North America has partnered with Rotrex USA. Rotrex USA is based in Houston and is now part of the LGH family of companies in North America. Read more

Supplier News

Industrial Training International (ITI) has relocated its Edmonton, Alberta, training center to Energy Safety Canada's Nisku Campus as a result of a recent partnership between the two organizations. Read more

Supplier News

When butterfly valves are required to throttle to lower angles, just a small amount of disc movement causes a large increase in flow. At the higher angles of opening, a large amount of disc movement is needed to cause a small change in flow. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Brunel Industry Services grew a record 300 percent in 2018.  According to Warren Squires, president of Brunel Industry Services, the company is expected to experience another 100-percent growth in 2019. Read more

Supplier News

Change is a normal part of continuous improvement for any business, but uncontrolled or poorly managed change has resulted in some of the worst disasters in the chemical process, oil and gas, and refining businesses. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Exchanger turnarounds are among the most challenging projects for plant maintenance and operations personnel. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Starcon recently earned a Construction Industry Safety Excellence Roundtable Award. Read more

Supplier News

When you're selecting a contractor to execute your turnaround or project, it is important to look at its attitude toward safety. Certainly, every project has its priorities, such as safety, quality, schedule and budget. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Westlake Chemical recently employed the Tower Force team at its Aberdeen, Mississippi, facility. The project involved the re-tray of a stripper column. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

With strong growth in 2018, leading industrial cleaning services provider Thompson Industrial Services LLC has solidified its position as a single-source solutions provider for a facility's entire lifecycle. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

A name that's been in the industry for more than 180 years, Sulzer specializes in pumping solutions, rotating equipment services, and separation, mixing and application technology. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

I recently found myself in a situation where I needed to apologize to someone I hurt. I was conflicted, my thoughts filled with self-justifying righteousness: "I am right, and I am hurt, too!" Read more

Training & Human Resources

Sandra Ramirez has been appointed vice chancellor, human resources, organizational and talent effectiveness, at San Jacinto College. Read more

People Going Places

The Swagelok Co. recently donated a generous $250,000 toward materials for a glass pilot plant lab, analyzer lab, glycol process unit and naming rights for an instrumentation lab for the upcoming San Jacinto College Center for Petrochemical, Energy, Read more

Training & Human Resources

PPG has unveiled the U.S. and Canadian launch of PPG NOVAGUARD® 810 ER, which protects fuel tanks, ballast tanks, and the internal and external superstructures of tugs and barges. Read more

New Products & Services

Pure Safety Group (PSG) has unveiled its Guardian Fall Protection S1 safety harness. The S1 is the first in a series of innovative new harnesses designed with three levels of features for various real-life work scenarios. Read more

New Products & Services

It's a difficult ritual maintenance engineers endure each year: deciding which metal assets need recoating or surface repair, and how much to budget for that work as part of an asset management plan. Read more

From BIC Alliance Members

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Tim Mueller TM

In 2014, Petroleum Service Corp. (PSC) kicked off a new safety initiative that's a bit like the "Hazard Recognition Olympics." Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

  • UE Systems 2

    Corroded valves and pipes will decrease the entire system's efficiency.

  • UE Systems

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