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Plant Management & Operations

Among the longstanding myths about building trade unions, perhaps the most shocking is the misnomer that workers often “go on strike.” more

Training & Human Resources

“It is comforting for workers at one of these projects to have a fully staffed state-of-the-art medical unit nearby,” said Dr. Tommy Hysler, chief medical officer for HASC’s Occupational Health Center. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Control room operators’ tasks have become increasingly complex. The amount of data has increased, regulations and standards have changed, and corporate operating procedures dictate almost every action. Are they meeting the needs of operators and... more

Training & Human Resources

Power plants are under greater pressure to operate beyond scheduled maintenance intervals due to the high cost of downtime, growing power demand and the need to reduce operating costs. more

Plant Management & Operations

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recently recognized five Gulf Coast Authority (GCA) facilities, which earned a combination of Platinum, Gold and Silver Peak Performance Awards for consistently outstanding work. more

Plant Management & Operations

Operators and technicians often have to deal with safety concerns, time constraints, a variety of flange types, performance expectations and restrictive access to the flange. more

Plant Management & Operations

A knowledgeable provider of turbine lube oil flushing services will make every effort to try to reduce the schedule, which heavily impacts the cleaning’s completion. more

Plant Management & Operations

B&W Energy Services places safety at the top of our priority list. When taking on a new project, B&W engineers pull information from all fronts: the client, the equipment manufacturers, the field and B&W’s past project experiences. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

According to Steve Ridout, president of the rental division for McDonough Elevators, the company has built a base of repeat customers who are often asked why they continue to select McDonough for their elevator rental needs. more

Plant Management & Operations

Latinos are projected to make up 29 percent of the U.S. population by 2050, and their purchasing power will soon surpass $1.3 trillion. Hispanic-owned businesses throughout the U.S. have climbed to revenues of over $660 billion, according to the U.S. more

Plant Management & Operations

In today’s economic climate, pushing the efficiency of refineries to the limit is a must. Operations take a huge hit from maintenance costs and asset failure. It’s no wonder companies are looking to refine their approaches to condition. more

Plant Management & Operations

Diversity, name change point to bright future for organization more

Plant Management & Operations

Covestro, Baytown, Roderick Herrick

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Roderick Herrick, senior vice president and site manager of Covestro’s Baytown Industrial Park, is celebrating a momentous occasion and says he has a ton of pride in his heart. more

Plant Management & Operations

KAP Project Services has expanded into the KAP Family of Companies, which includes the original KAP Project Services and newcomers STOlogix and Tactexs. more

Plant Management & Operations

Exxon Mobil Corp. will use renewable energy to produce oil in West Texas. Under 12-year agreements with Denmark’s Orsted A/S, Exxon will buy 500 megawatts of wind and solar power in the Permian Basin. more

Plant Management & Operations

Oil prices fell further on Friday as swelling inventories depressed sentiment despite widespread expectations that OPEC and Russia would agree some form of production cut next week. more

Plant Management & Operations

France’s hard-left CGT trade union said on Thursday that a week-long strike in the French oil sector that disrupted mostly Total’s refineries and oil depots in France, has been suspend. more

Plant Management & Operations

The Trump Administration has temporarily frozen a program meant to exempt small oil refineries in financial distress from the U.S. biofuels law, as it reviews the scoring system to evaluate applications, according to two sources familiar with the mat more

Plant Management & Operations

United Steelworkers union locals representing 30,000 U.S. oil refinery and chemical plant workers ratified terms for contract proposals in negotiations that are to start in January. more

Training & Human Resources

The U.S. energy and petrochemical industry has experienced incredible growth over the last decade. more

Training & Human Resources

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