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Odor Control in Shore Tanks

03/31/2015 by Anonymous Poster
We have the following issue in a camp where employees are living. Shore tanks are storing produced water at industrial area (oil field), also there i...
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Last comment 04/01/2015 by PWSlack

Irrigation Engineering

03/31/2015 by Zaeed Bin Arafat
1.Discuss the various structural & non-structural measures for flood management? 2.Describe the soil moisture depletion method to determine consu...
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Last comment 04/01/2015 by old salt

Irrigation Engineering - Drainage

03/31/2015 by Anonymous Poster
Answer me, about the drainage problems in coastal areas differ from that in inlands areas?
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Last comment 03/31/2015 by BlueAussieBoy

How Long We Can Store Cement at Cement Silo?

03/28/2015 by muthuk10
Dear sir how long we can store the cement in cement silo at batching plant or how periodically we have to consume the cement from cement silo for bat...
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Last comment 03/30/2015 by Tornado

High-Rise Fire in Dubai, Flammable Windows

03/27/2015 by 1capybara
Does anyone know what kind of flammable windows were used in this and similar buildings? See I h...
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Virtual Audits Take Off

03/25/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Commercial buildings spend more than $100 billion on utility bills each year in the U.S. alone, and anywhere from 30% to 50% of that energy use is...
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HVAC Movie Stars

09/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Bruce Willis crawling through air ducts in Die Hard. Nerve gas getting released into the HVAC system in 24. Scores of movies where ducts are used fo...
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Last comment 09/29/2014 by Hilton

Where are the Techs?

08/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Business is booming in the HVAC industry as efficient new designs, wireless thermostat installations, upgrades to attain LEED certification, and o...
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Last comment 08/30/2014 by markar
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Building & Design Blog

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Beijing to Build World's Biggest Airport Terminal

03/24/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
It's no wonder Beijing's Capital Airport is maxed out. The home to China's rapidly expanding economic development is fast becoming Asia's busiest...
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Design's Latest Mantra: Light-weighting

03/21/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
As this Desktop Engineering report notes, 2015 could well be a very big year for shaving weight from mechanical design. The article explores major str...
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Last comment 03/23/2015 by Tom_Consulting

Diverging Diamond Interchange

03/19/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
In my move up to Albany, New York a few years ago I experienced a number of "firsts," one of these being my first-ever drive through a roundabout. Rou...
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Last comment 03/25/2015 by Autobroker
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Super Size Your Site Dumper

03/20/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The earth is moving more efficiently than ever with the introduction of a new line of site dumpers from one of the most trusted names in global const...
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Last comment 03/21/2015 by Wal

"Hungary" for More Heft

02/17/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Hungary is about to become home to one of the world's largest and most powerful all terrain cranes. Armed with a 56 m main boom and what's being calle...
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Earth Movers Make Way for James Bond Film Studio

09/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Pinewood Studios is a British film company best known for its James Bond action movies. Now the firm is breaking ground near Atlanta, GA for an an...
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Last comment 09/22/2014 by adreasler
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Sensing the Future of Smart Buildings and Transportation

02/10/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
An article at makes the point that deploying sensor-enabled IoT nodes to monitor infrastructure elements such as bridges a...
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Transition from Manager Mode to Leadership Level

01/18/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Your job title may say manager, but are you also a leader? It's a loaded question, especially if you believe you are a leader but feedback from em...
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Last comment 01/19/2015 by facilitiesmgr

BYOD Enhances Performance But Requires Data Protection

11/17/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
It's more than a catchy acronym - bring your own device (BYOD) represents a growing movement in industrial facilities that allows employees to gat...
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Water Chiller Performance Calulations-Basic Cycle

12/10/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
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Conquering Information Overload

11/19/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
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Who isn't battling Information Overload? According to Daniel Levitin, McGill University psychology professor " Americans took in five times as much...
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Corrosion Analysis: Understanding the Equipment

11/05/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
Back again. Today we'll discuss the third step in the corrosion evaluation/mitigation process 1. Identify the corrosion mechanism. 2. Understand the...
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Reshoring Gains Momentum

10/29/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
Earlier this month we highlighted a BCG study ("The Shifting Economics of Global Manufacturing") showing the dramatic changes in manufacturing competi...
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Trane Introduces HFO1233zd in Series E Centrifugal Chillers

10/22/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
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Trane introduced the first chiller using R1233zd at the Chillventa Expo last week in Italy. Air conditioning manufacturers are scrambling to comply wi...
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Manufacturing Cost Competitiveness is Changing Worldwide

10/10/2014 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
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Boston Consulting Group, BCG, just released a "must read" report "The Shifting Economics of Global Manufacturing" if your company manufactures in mult...
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