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AV Systems Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich., has been selected to install MIRS, its flagship modular software package, at Godiva Chocolatier Inc. Godiva will use MIRS to collect and manage environmental, health and safety data, as well as produce reports required by federal, state and local regulatory agencies. MIRS software, which includes more than 20 seamlessly integrated modules to address a full range of compliance issues, allows companies to maintain a hazardous material database and generate compliance reports. Visit www.MIRSinfo.com.
Babcock & Wilcox Beijing Company Ltd., Beijing, China, a joint venture company of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), will deliver two new 300 MWe coal-fired boilers to the SDIC Beibuwan Electric Power Company’s Beihai power plant in the Guangxi province of the People’s Republic of China. Two additional 300 MWe coal-fired boilers will be supplied to the Guizhou Electric Power Corp.’s Yaxi power plant in the Guizhou province. All four units will be delivered to the plant sites in 2004, with installation services provided by the respective power companies. The boiler units are B&W natural circulation, downshot anthracite-fired drum boilers. Call (330) 860-2140.
Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc., Houston, has been approved by the California Energy Commission and the California Climate Action Registry (CCAR) to provide independent certification of greenhouse gas emissions on behalf of the CCAR participants. DNV will also establish baseline emissions and report annual emission results. To date, DNV is the second company to meet the stringent requirements involved in becoming a certifier to register participants. Visit www.dnvcert.com/cc.
D¿rr Environmental, Inc., Plymouth, Mich., is partnering with Energy Star, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s voluntary program that offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient solutions to help save money while protecting the environment. D¿rr Environmental will develop, promote, implement and finance energy performance improvement projects, as well as educate its staff and the public concerning their importance. Visit www.durrenvironmental.com.
Epcon Industrial Systems LP, of Woodlands, Texas, will provide a high-efficiency Recuperative Thermal Oxidizer to Spooner Industries Ltd., for use in a coil coating line modernization project at Baycoat, Hamilton, Ontario. Epcon has also been selected to supply Arkansas Aluminum Hot Springs, Ariz., with a SCFH recuperative thermal oxidizer for use in an aluminum scrap-drying operation, and Envent Corp., Signal Hill, Calif., with a mobile thermal oxidizer for tanker truck cleaning. Visit www.epconind.com.
Netzsch Inc., Exton, Penn., has selected Rodgers Equipment Co. Inc., to serve as the representative for Netzsch positive displacement pumps in the company’s North-Central Texas territories. Netzsch is the North American subsidiary of the global operating group of Netzsch companies. Visit www.netzschusa.com.
Pavilion, Austin, Texas, has been selected to partner with Broin Companies on a software predictive emissions monitoring solution for stack NOx emissions monitoring at Michigan Ethanol LLC. The state approved Pavilion’s software CEM application for NOx emissions monitoring under EPA relative accuracy test audit guidelines specified in EPA 40 CFR Part 60. Michigan Ethanol is the first facility in the state to obtain approval for this kind of installation. See www.pavtech.com.
Scott Specialty Gases, Plumsteadville, Pa., received approval from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for batches of NO/N2 reference materials at five ppm and 10 ppm. The five ppm standards are the lowest NIST-tracable reference materials produced to date. Both standards are the first to be produced in large quantity at such low concentration levels. NIST also selected Scott to manufacture one ppm and 0.5 ppm nitric oxide standard reference materials, which are to be certified as the most accurate standards available in the world. Contact Scott Technical Services at (800) 217-2688.
USFilter was selected to help Rapid City, S.D., manage the final phase of the city’s solid waste program. The company’s IPS composting system is being used to compost and recycle municipal solid waste and biosolids. The system will process 157 tons of pre-processed organic residuals a day from rotating bioreactors and 56 tons of biosolids. In addition, USFilter and DuPont Textiles and Interiors (DTI) entered into a 15-year outsourcing agreement for process water services and capital improvements at DTI’s Victoria, Texas, facility. Under the agreement, USFilter will build, own and operate the new 3,000 gpm high-purity water treatment system. Visit www.usfilter.com.