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Shell project manager says cracker plant "will change forever Pittsburgh"

The word of the day in Beaver County is “safety.” At least that seems to be the case according to Shell Chemicals Project Director Anca Rusa, speaking publicly about the cracker plant, which Royal Dutch Shell is building in Beaver County, at .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

Alcoa employees to conduct Arctic climate change research

Later this year, two Alcoa employees from Pittsburgh will be traveling to the Arctic to learn about climate change and conduct research in conjunction with the Earthwatch Institute. The two — Miltiadis Constantine, project manager in the Ethics.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2017

Cement plants to feed cracker site set up

Two concrete plants, set up to supply Royal Dutch Shell's under-construction cracker plant in Beaver County, are now running in Midland, according to a report from the Beaver Cou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

30 Under 30 award winner: Aster Teclay (Video)

Moving to Work and senior project manager, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2017

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager. Technical Expertise Came in Dead Last

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 20th, 2017

Google Employees Weighed In On What Makes a Highly Effective Manager. Technical Expertise Came in Dead Last

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 20th, 2017

Here"s a visualization of Elon Musk"s tunneling project that could change transportation forever

Elon Musk has revealed how he wants his new tunneling venture, "The Boring Company" to work......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 28th, 2017

Elon Musk just revealed new details about his tunneling project that could change transportation forever (TSLA)

ScreenshotTesla CEO Elon Musk revealed new details about his futuristic tunnel-boring project during his TED talk on Friday. The Boring Company, Musk's latest venture being led by SpaceX engineer Steve Davis, is working on building a network .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 28th, 2017

Construction of two concrete plants for cracker to start

Champion Concrete is building two plants in a Beaver County industrial park to supply the concrete necessary for Shell Chemicals to build its $6 billion ethane cracker plant, according to the Beaver County Times. Construction is to begin March 20, and t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2017

Will Trump make a $7 billion clean-coal plant irrelevant?

Southern Co.’s “clean-coal” plant has been hailed as a first-of-its-kind project. President Donald Trump’s climate-change skepticism could make it the last......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 27th, 2017

Duke University mum on prospects for once-touted Duke Energy plant project

Duke University won’t say whether it could yet change its mind on a combined heat-and-power project it has proposed to have Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) Carolinas build on campus. Duke Carolinas and Duke University announced the $55 million project with cons.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2016

Betters gives $100K to CCBC training program

The Community College of Beaver County has received a $100,000 donation from Beaver County developer Chuck Betters to buy equipment that will be used to train would-be workers for the ethane cracker plant planned by Shell Chemicals. CCBC said the donatio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 25th, 2016

Shell provides further details on lease of former Michael Baker headquarters

Royal Dutch Shell, which plans to lease Michael Baker International's former headquarters in Brighton Township during the construction of its cracker plant in Potter Township, Beaver County, offered further details of the plan after Shell executives confi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2016

CCBC plans cracker-plant training job fair

Community College of Beaver County is hosting a conference and job fair about opportunities surrounding the ethane cracker being built by Shell Chemicals. "Cracker Plant: Building/Construction Trades and Manufacturing Career Expo" will be held at 6 p.m. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2016

Proposed Trucking Route Raises Traffic Concerns for Pennsylvania Town

Shell Chemicals Co. will operate a laydown yard in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to store materials for the construction of its ethane cracker plant, but two local officials are concerned about the route those trucks could take to get to the facility......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsOct 21st, 2016

Study: If Amazon"s HQ2 comes to Pittsburgh, it could bring spike in rents

Of the cities contending for Amazon's second headquarters, Pittsburgh could see one of the biggest increases in rents if chosen for HQ2. Pittsburgh has prepared a bid for the project, due Thursday, that could bring with it up to 50,000 jobs and $5 b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Gore urges Pennsylvania to shift quickly to renewables over gas, coal

Former Vice President Al Gore, in Pittsburgh to train environmental activists during a three-day conference, voiced optimism that the efforts to combat climate change will eventually win out and called natural gas production a “dead end" for Pennsylva.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

How Technology is Keeping Holocaust Survivor Stories Alive Forever

A powerful project allows survivors to "answer" questions without being present. It’s like Siri if Siri were an actual human with a life story to tell......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 18th, 2017

Firecracker ban: Vodafone gifting Delhi users tulsi, soy seed crackers

In the Diwali gift pack, Vodafone is giving eco-friendly water soluble papers in the form of cracker carrying soya or tulsi plant seeds.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 18th, 2017

JSW Steel to tweak Odisha project design, scale up capacity to 12 mtpa

Sajjan Jindal owned JSW Steel is set to redraw its project design for the mega steel plant proposed in Odisha near Paradip. The company is now keen on 12 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) instead of 1o mtpa mill proposed initially."JS.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 17th, 2017

Securities officials probing S. Carolina nuke plant fiasco

Securities regulators are investigating the failure of a nuclear reactor construction project in South Carolina......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 17th, 2017