Aspect Enterprise Solutions

Aspect Enterprise Solutions Announces Industry First Ferrous and Steel Market News/Data Solution

Commodities market information and decision support leader Aspect Enterprise Solutions (AES) today unveils the industry's first comprehensive Web-based ferrous metals and steel market news, data and decision support solution. Building on its proven AspectDSC (Decision Support Center) energy and commodities platform, AES will for the first time provide real-time access to Platts' ferrous market...

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EPRI Has published a Paper Titled, "Standard Language Protocols for Photovoltaics and Storage Grid Integration - Developing a Common Method for Communicating with Inverter-Based Systems."

EPRI has published a paper titled, Standard Language Protocols for Photovoltaics and Storage Grid Integration - Developing a Common Method for Communicating with Inverter-Based Systems." Here is a brief synopsis of this paper: Large deployments of distributed generators will at some point require monitoring and management by operators of the electric grid. Solar photovoltaic systems will likely...

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Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

Air Products Responds to Airgas's Intention to Appeal Delaware Court Decision to Uphold Adoption of Airgas January Annual Meeting Bylaw

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 11 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today issued the following statement in response to Airgas's announcement of its intention to challenge the decision issued on October 8, 2010 by the Delaware Chancery Court. Chancellor William B. Chandler III ruled that the bylaw providing for the next Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) Annual Meeting to be held on January 18, 2011 was properly...

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Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions Partners with Matasis Investment Holdings in South Africa to Form a Strategic New Company

11 October 2010 - Aker Solutions in South Africa and the South African investment company Matasis Investment Holdings have formed a new incorporated company: Aker Solutions Matasis, based in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Aker Solutions holds 74% and Matasis 26% ownership in the new company, which will target the energy and metals markets offering project management, design, engineering and...

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Alcoa Foundation Marks 10.10.10 with Surprise Community Grants

10 charities in 10 locations around the world receive $10,000 each NEW YORK - People around the world are finding interesting ways to celebrate 10.10.10. Many couples chose this date to get married. Alcoa Foundation saw it as a fun opportunity to give back - surprising 10 charities in 10 communities around the world with $10,000. The Alcoa Foundation Give 10" is part of Alcoa's annual Month of...

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Alcoa Top Ranked on Corporate Equality Index for Second Year in a Row

Achievement Marks National Coming Out Day NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that for the second year in a row it is the only Metals and Mining company to achieve a top rating of 100 in the 2011 Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization. The Corporate...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM Chair Mary Andringa to promote business success via policy.

Mary Vermeer Andringa, president and CEO of Vermeer Corporation, has been elected chair of NAM Board of Directors and will begin her 2-year term on January 1, 2011. She plans to pursue policies that promote successful business environment, domestically and globally. Also, she cited tax relief, energy, trade, health care, labor, infrastructure, and education as priorities in need of focus in order...

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Serious Runway Incursions Halved for second straight year.

US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt announced that serious runway incursions at US airports have dropped 50% from 2009, marking second consecutive year that number of serious incursions was halved. Babbitt also announced that Runway Status Lights system, which delivers direct warnings to pilots of potential runway incursions or collisions, has completed...

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ASTM International

ASTM, EPA Compilation features cyanide analysis standards.

Available on CD-ROM, A Compilation of ASTM and U.S. EPA Standards for Cyanide Analysis, Sampling and Mitigating Interferences features 12 latest ASTM standards for analysis of cyanide in water, solids, and air. Six of these test methods and one practice are currently being proposed by US EPA for compliance monitoring at 40 CFR Part 136 under Clean Water Act. Compilation is of value for anyone...

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FABTECH 2010 will feature discussions on filling labor gap.

Taking place in Atlanta, GA from November 2-4, FABTECH 2010 will address need for skilled labor in manufacturing industry. There will be networking opportunities and chances to discuss skilled labor gap as well as tactics for bringing in new labor. To encourage young people to consider careers in trades, several hundred students have been invited to experience manufacturing technologies firsthand...

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