Natural Resources

ExOne Announces Collaboration with ANSYS to Develop Simulation Software for Sintering of 3D Printed Metal Parts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:01am

The predictive software under development between ExOne and ANSYS will streamline the process of designing metal parts for binder jetting, which includes the essential final sintering step, said John Hartner, ExOne CEO.

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  • The predictive software under development between ExOne and ANSYS will streamline the process of designing metal parts for binder jetting, which includes the essential final sintering step, said John Hartner, ExOne CEO.
  • While ExOne customers successfully sinter parts today, the process often involves some trial and error with sacrificial parts.
  • We are confident that new simulation software will greatly simplify this process and ease adoption of our sustainable manufacturing process.
  • ExOne is a global provider of 3D printing machines, 3D printed products, materials and services to industrial customers.

Wastewater and Environmental Services Industry Professionals Convene in Indianapolis for WWETT Show 2020

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 11:38pm

The WWETT Show offers an unparalleled, best-in-value education program led by top industry experts and professionals from respected associations, businesses, and manufacturers.

Key Points: 
  • The WWETT Show offers an unparalleled, best-in-value education program led by top industry experts and professionals from respected associations, businesses, and manufacturers.
  • With a Full Education Package (FEP), attendees will have access to all sessions listed on the WWETT Show website.
  • Show attendees can watch leading industry manufacturers in action as they show off their latest products and equipment.
  • The WWETT Show Water & Wastewater, Equipment, Treatment & Transport is the worlds largest annual trade show for wastewater professionals.

New Mexico Joins Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:17pm

The State of New Mexico today became the newest member of Western States and Tribal Nations (WSTN) natural gas initiative, adding a strong advocate for the power of responsible, environmentally sound energy production to boost rural economies.

Key Points: 
  • The State of New Mexico today became the newest member of Western States and Tribal Nations (WSTN) natural gas initiative, adding a strong advocate for the power of responsible, environmentally sound energy production to boost rural economies.
  • The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department is pleased to represent New Mexico today in joining the Western States and Tribal Nations initiative, Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department Cabinet Secretary Sarah Cottrell Propst said.
  • WSTN was formed after the release of a report in April 2019 entitled Natural Gas Markets for the Western States and Tribal Nations , which identified the economically and environmentally transformative opportunities that will come from connecting stranded western North American gas to Asian LNG customers.
  • Western States and Tribal Nations is a unique, trans-national initiative led by sovereign tribal nations, states and counties focused on creating rural economic development, advancing tribal self-determination and a reducing global emissions through the export of clean natural gas from western North American basins to international markets.

New Protections Finalized for Corals, Sponges, Underwater Canyons off U.S. West Coast

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:14pm

Today, NOAA Fisheries issued final regulations to protect more than 140,000 square miles of seafloor habitat off the U.S. West Coast from destructive bottom trawling.

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  • Today, NOAA Fisheries issued final regulations to protect more than 140,000 square miles of seafloor habitat off the U.S. West Coast from destructive bottom trawling.
  • Once the new regulations take effect on January 1, 2020, 90 percent of the seafloor in U.S. ocean waters off the West Coast will be off limits to bottom trawling.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191118005860/en/
    A greenspotted rockfish hides behind yellow gorgonian coral with a cat shark egg case attached.
  • Credit: Oceana
    Bottom trawling is the most damaging fishing method to seafloor habitats off the West Coast.

AdvanSix Names Willem Blindenbach Head of Integrated Supply Chain Organization

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:15pm

AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) announced Willem (Wim) Blindenbach has joined the company as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, effective today.

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  • AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) announced Willem (Wim) Blindenbach has joined the company as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, effective today.
  • Blindenbach will report directly to Erin N. Kane, president and CEO of AdvanSix.
  • Blindenbach comes to AdvanSix following more than two decades at ExxonMobil.
  • Blindenbach succeeds Dorene Billingsley, who has retired after 35 years of service with AdvanSix and its predecessor companies.

USA Industrial Wood Coatings Analysis, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:18pm

The "Industrial Wood Coatings - USA - 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Industrial Wood Coatings - USA - 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The publisher is pleased to announce the publication of our 2019 in-depth analysis of the industrial wood coatings market.
  • The in-depth reports focus on the top country markets worldwide for industrial wood coatings and include detailed key data points including market shares, product segments and prices/values.
  • The reports provide, by country, consumption estimates in both volume and value for industrial wood coatings, with 2018 as the base year and forecasts to 2023.

The Homer Laughlin China Company® Has New Three-Year Contract With Union

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:36pm

The Homer Laughlin China Company is pleased to announce a new contract with its employee members of the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union on behalf of Local 419M.

Key Points: 
  • The Homer Laughlin China Company is pleased to announce a new contract with its employee members of the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union on behalf of Local 419M.
  • Homer Laughlin President Elizabeth McIlvain said, This contract demonstrates that both sides are committed to keeping this area the heart of the American pottery industry.
  • The Homer Laughlin China Company (HLC Inc.), founded in 1871, is the largest domestic tableware manufacturer in the United States, employing over 800 skilled craftsmen in a 37-acre facility.
  • Homer Laughlin China and Hall China comprise the HLC Inc. family of companies.

Sweet Flower Cannabis Brand Announces Further Retail Expansion in Los Angeles Arts District

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:01pm

Sweet Flower Southern Californias largest independent cannabis retailer and lifestyle brand committed to modernizing the cannabis customer experiencejust opened a brand new location in the Los Angeles Arts District at 614 Mateo St., Los Angeles, CA 90021 on November 15, 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Sweet Flower Southern Californias largest independent cannabis retailer and lifestyle brand committed to modernizing the cannabis customer experiencejust opened a brand new location in the Los Angeles Arts District at 614 Mateo St., Los Angeles, CA 90021 on November 15, 2019.
  • Sweet Flowers Arts District Location maintains the approachable and knowledgeable experience which Sweet Flower customers expect, reflecting the industrialized modern feel of downtown.
  • As Sweet Flower has throughout Los Angeles, the brand continues to support each and every local community through philanthropy and employee-community participation days.
  • Sweet Flowers locations in the City of Los Angeles are Sweet Flower Westwood (serving West LA, Brentwood, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, coming Q4 2109), Sweet Flower Studio City (Hollywood Hills, Mulholland, San Fernando Valley), Sweet Flower Melrose (Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Hollywood, Mid-Wilshire), and Sweet Flower Arts District (DTLA, East LA, and Southland).

Teledyne Marine to Supply Seismic Source Controllers to PGS

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:12pm

Teledyne Marine Seismic, a division of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) and a leading provider of acquisition solutions to the offshore seismic market, has been awarded a long-term contract to provide seismic source controllers to PGS ASA.

Key Points: 
  • Teledyne Marine Seismic, a division of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) and a leading provider of acquisition solutions to the offshore seismic market, has been awarded a long-term contract to provide seismic source controllers to PGS ASA.
  • The system is capable of synchronizing up to 192 sources and is the next generation in state-of-the-art digital marine seismic source control.
  • PGS ASA and its subsidiaries (PGS) is a focused marine geophysical company that provides a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, including acquisition, imaging, interpretation, and field evaluation.
  • Teledyne Marine Seismic designs and manufactures instruments to address the needs of the offshore seismic market.

Newmont Goldcorp Looks Forward to Partnership with Saracen at KCGM in Australia

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:07pm

Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) said it looks forward to a long and productive partnership with Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd. (Saracen) at Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) in Australia.

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  • Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) said it looks forward to a long and productive partnership with Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd. (Saracen) at Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) in Australia.
  • Earlier today, Saracen announced an agreement to purchase Barrick Gold Corporations 50 percent stake in KCGM.
  • Newmont Goldcorp will remain the operator of KCGM and continue to manage the mine according to its leading policies and standards.
  • KCGM and the Golden Mile offer ongoing growth and value generating opportunities in Australia, which remains a core operating region for Newmont.