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  • Event – The Clean Energy Package Towards a smart and sustainable heat market

    The European Commission’s long-awaited “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package of legislation was presented at the end of last year and aims, amongst others, at accelerating renewable energy innovation. With renewable energy deployment progressing fast in power generation, the heating and cooling sector still has some way to go to reduce the remaining 84% of EU heating ...

  • Construction Projects in Occupied Buildings and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

    Virtually every residential, commercial and institutional property will undergo some type of remodeling, renovation or construction activity during their usable lifetime.  Frequently, property owners and managers do not have the ability, luxury or foresight to completely or partially vacate these buildings slated for disturbance. Construction activities in an occupied home, school or ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New York Construction Projects in Occupied Buildings and Indoor Environmental Quality Concerns

    New York City and the surrounding area have some of the most valuable and high-density real estate in the country. As these properties age, or are reconditioned for new uses, construction and remodeling activities bring new life and economic value to these residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.  Often times, these construction activities take place while parts of the ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • SDG&E Seeks More Storage To Harness Clean Energy And Enhance Reliability

    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recently announced that it has signed contracts for five new local battery storage facilities for a total of 83.5 megawatts (MW). These four-hour energy storage facilities would be like having batteries from more than 5,500 all-electric, long-range vehicles at the ready. In addition, the company signed a contract to add a 4.5 MW demand ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • IEQ in Occupied Buildings Undergoing Construction Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how construction activities in an occupied home or building can lead to a wide range of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) concerns and even potential health issues. “Construction and renovation projects can ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Fountain Lake CDF Groundbreaking Ceremony

    “This is a historic day for the Shell Rock River Watershed District and our community. Years of planning, designing and engineering have gone into the construction of the CDF and this marks the first visible sign of the Fountain Lake Restoration Project,” said Brett Behnke, Administrator for the Watershed District. A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. ...

  • SgurrEnergy secures Race Bank construction and operations monitoring contract

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded the construction monitoring contract of one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms, which will be followed by a 15-year operations monitoring phase. Located almost 17 miles off the Norfolk coast, Race Bank Wind Farm’s offshore array will comprise of 91 state-of-the-art Siemens 6.3MW wind turbines and is ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Save up to 60% time and 70% water with this new powerful tank cleaning machine​

    Fast and cost effective cleaning Saving time and water are some of the KPIs which have the most attention in the hygienic industries. The new Alfa Laval TJ40G rotary tank cleaning machine uses a high-impact jet stream to effectively clean tough tank residues and minimize the risk of product contamination. This four-nozzle rotary jet head also cleans tanks 60% faster than static ...


    By Alfa Laval Corporate AB

  • APG Introduces new Series PT-510 Clean Water Pressure Transducer

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new submersible pressure transducer, the Series PT-510 Clean Water Submersible Pressure Transducer. The OEM-ready Series PT-510 provides measurements to a depth of 46 feet with an ...

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Site Safety - January 2017 Safety Meeting

    Did you know that good housekeeping pertains to areas other than your living quarters? Do you know why there are windsocks on construction sites? Site Safety, the January 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding hazards controls, emergency preparedness, and good housekeeping. Remember, you are responsible for your safety. Be sure and stay up to date and read through each ...


    By PEC Safety

  • New Parkville Treatment Plant will increase water output and quality

    Black & Veatch designed a new water treatment plant near Parkville, Mo., for Missouri American Water that will increase needed supplies while improving water quality. The new plant is designed to meet ongoing population growth in the Parkville region and is located in the Kansas City Metro area. Plant construction began in December on a greenfield site about one mile west of Parkville. The ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Georgia regulators strike deal over Vogtle construction costs

    Georgia’s utility commission has approved a settlement addressing cost overruns related to the long-delayed construction of the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant near Augusta. The five-member Public Service Commission (PSC) unanimously approved the deal with Georgia Power, the lead partner building two new reactors at Plant Vogtle.  The compromise will result in millions of dollars of ...

  • Casella collaborate with CIOB

    The programme features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. In it, Casella demonstrates how their monitoring solutions are helping organisations adopt a new approach of “Treating Health like Safety”  and introducing this new perspective into the workplace. Watch the video here. ...


    By Casella

  • New England Clean Power Link clears regulatory hurdle

    Backers of a proposed 1,000 megawatt (MW) underground and underwater transmission line from eastern Canada to power markets in the U.S. cleared a key regulatory hurdle after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a presidential permit authorizing construction of the project. Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI), owned by Blackstone Portfolio, announced it had received the permit last week for ...

  • U.S. Pipeline Implements PEC Safety

    U.S. Pipeline, Inc. (USPL), recognized as one of the safest, most reliable, and innovative energy infrastructure construction companies in the marketplace, has recently implemented PEC Safety as part of its total sub-contractor management system and qualification processing. USPL is committed to having incident free operations, achievable ...


    By PEC Safety

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • Nilex Recognized with Environmental Award

    As part of their Annual Conference in late November, the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) presented Nilex with an Environmental Award for their Head Office Project, featuring Cultec stormwater chambers. We’re ...


    By Nilex

  • Toshiba Promotes Move to Hydrogen Economy with Construction of Integrated Hydrogen Application Center

    Toshiba Corporation today broke ground on a new Hydrogen Application Center at its Fuchu Complex in western Tokyo. Scheduled to start operation in April 2017, the center will be built around a newly designed H2One hydrogen power system that will use renewable energy to produce hydrogen and supply it to fuel-cell powered ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSHACON 2016

    OSHA Construction Safety & Health Conference 2016 PEC Safety is excited to be exhibiting at OSHACON 2016 this year! This construction safety and health conferences will provide an ideal forum to lean about new and ever changing safety products, processes, procedures, and technicality in the construction industry. Stop by PEC Safety’s exhibit booth #413 to speak to our ...


    By PEC Safety

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