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Awards & RecognitionPro-Environmental Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is expanding its TCO systems to the South. The company has received orders for eight thermal catalytic oxidizer systems to control the emissions from presses at three OSB plants and the emissions from five veneer dryers in plywood mills in the Southeast. Visit www.pro-env.com
Black & Veatch, Overland Park, Kan., announced it has received a U.S. patent for its sulfur-to-energy process, a method for recovering sulfur and energy from acid gases captured during the processing of high-sulfur oil and natural gas, as well as sequestering SO2. The process works in conjunction with commonly used technology that removes H2S gas from oil or natural gas. The methodology then converts the acid gases to SO2 in a conversion process that produces heat energy. Visit www.bv.com.
Mergers, Partnerships & AcquisitionsVeolia Water North America’s Process Solutions/Texas LLC, Houston, has purchased substantially all of the assets of Tetra Process Services LLC, a subsidiary of Tetra Technologies Inc., in a cash transaction. With revenues of approximately $20 million, Tetra primarily serves large-scale Gulf Coast and Caribbean refineries. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Visit www.veoliawaterna.com.
Met-Pro Corp., Harleysville, Pa., announced that the company’s Dean Pump Division has entered into an agreement with export management firm Dorian Drake Intl. Inc. Under the terms of this agreement, Dorian Drake will manage exports for Dean Pump in specific international markets including all of Europe, Africa, New Zealand and the Middle East, as well as a majority of Asia and parts of South America. Visit www.met-pro.com.
AMEC, Seattle, has acquired two companies in the Pacific Northwest that will expand the expertise of the company’s Earth and Environmental business in the region. In separate transactions, the company purchased Steward and Associates, Snohomish, Wash., and Marine & Environmental Testing Inc., Portland, Oregon. Visit www.amec.com/earthandenvironmental.
Woolpert Inc., Orlando, Fla., recently announced the acquisition of Rockett & Associates (formerly Blount Sikes & Associates), a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Winter Park, Fla. Visit www.woolpert.com.
Hydro International, Portland, Maine, has announced plans to expand its service portfolio to offer maintenance contracts for its stormwater control implementations. The company has reached a deal to subcontract its stormwater maintenance support services to Drainage Protection Systems, Murietta, Calif. Visit www.hydrointernational.biz/us/index_us.php