Natural environment

Valmet to deliver electrostatic precipitators to Nordic Paper's Bäckhammar mill in Sweden

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmet will deliver electrostatic precipitators (ESP) for the existing recovery boiler in Nordic Paper's Bäckhammar mill in Kristinehamn, Sweden. The take over is scheduled to be in the end of 2025.

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  • Valmet Oyj's press release February 13, 2024 at 9:30 a.m. EET
    ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmet will deliver electrostatic precipitators (ESP) for the existing recovery boiler in Nordic Paper's Bäckhammar mill in Kristinehamn, Sweden.
  • Through the installation of new electrostatic precipitators, the emissions of dust into the air will be reduced by more than two-thirds.
  • The delivery of new electrostatic precipitators strengthens our partnership with Nordic Paper in both scope and depth.
  • Valmet will deliver electrostatic precipitators (ESP) for the existing recovery boiler in Nordic Paper's Bäckhammar mill in Kristinehamn, Sweden.

Chemical Insights Research Institute Scientist Honored for Technical Innovation and STEM Education

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Monday, February 12, 2024

Dr. Christa Wright of Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) of UL Research Institutes, will receive the Outstanding Technical Contribution in Industry Award at the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Conference on Feb 17, 2024, in Baltimore, Md.

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  • Dr. Christa Wright of Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) of UL Research Institutes, will receive the Outstanding Technical Contribution in Industry Award at the 2024 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Conference on Feb 17, 2024, in Baltimore, Md.
  • She earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems and Environmental Toxicology and a Masters in Cancer Biology from North Carolina A&T State University.
  • Dr. Wright developed and led a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences funded STEM summer program, called EMPOWER from 2018-2021 during her tenure at Georgia State University.
  • “Christa is extremely passionate about STEM education and research,” said Dr. Marilyn Black, Vice President and Senior Technical Advisor at CIRI.

Stantec to acquire Morrison Hershfield, a leading transportation, buildings, and environmental services firm

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Founded in 1946 and employee-owned, Morrison Hershfield has a top-tier industry reputation in transportation, buildings, and environmental services.

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  • Founded in 1946 and employee-owned, Morrison Hershfield has a top-tier industry reputation in transportation, buildings, and environmental services.
  • Similarly, Stantec’s global market presence and client relationships will accelerate Morrison Hershfield’s business line growth opportunities as part of Stantec.
  • “We are thrilled to bring a firm of Morrison Hershfield’s stature into the Stantec fold,” said Gord Johnston, president and chief executive officer, Stantec.
  • Stantec and Morrison Hershfield have a similar history from our roots in the Canadian market, growing and diversifying services both by geography and service line.

Five Programs at Sault College's School of Natural Environment Receive Accreditation from ECO Canada

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sault College has announced that five programs at its School of Natural Environment have achieved accreditation from ECO Canada, a leading organization dedicated to advancing environmental employment.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sault College has announced that five programs at its School of Natural Environment have achieved accreditation from ECO Canada, a leading organization dedicated to advancing environmental employment.
  • The five programs, namely, Natural Environment Technician - Conservation and Management , Forestry Technician – Conservation , Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician , Fish and Wildlife Conservation Technician , and Natural Resource/Environmental Law – Inspection and Enforcement have been accredited by ECO Canada based on conformance with the National Accreditation Standard for Post-secondary Environmental Programs.
  • The accreditation has been granted through the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission (CEAC), an independent body that oversees ECO Canada’s post-secondary accreditation program.
  • Sault College's School of Natural Environment offers a comprehensive range of programs that equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to address complex environmental challenges.

Pan American Energy Announces Addition of Professional Geoscientist to Technical Advisory Team

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Friday, November 24, 2023

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pan American Energy Corp. (CSE: PNRG | OTC: PAANF | FRA: SS60) ("Pan American” or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Dr. Jared Suchan, Ph.D., P.Geo.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pan American Energy Corp. (CSE: PNRG | OTC: PAANF | FRA: SS60) ("Pan American” or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Dr. Jared Suchan, Ph.D., P.Geo.
  • has joined the Company’s technical advisory team effective November 15th, 2023.
  • Dr. Suchan is a professional geoscientist with nearly 10 years of experience in the exploration and development of mining projects in Canada.
  • He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Systems Engineering in 2023 and his Honours B.Sc.

Valmet and Saipem signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop integrated solutions to support decarbonization of hard-to-abate industries

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Monday, December 18, 2023

ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmet and Saipem have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop joint solutions to decarbonize the industrial sectors that face significant challenges in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, also known as hard-to-abate industries.

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  • ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmet and Saipem have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop joint solutions to decarbonize the industrial sectors that face significant challenges in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, also known as hard-to-abate industries.
  • Both Saipem and Valmet are committed to supporting customers along their Net Zero journey and ensure effective end-to-end CO2 management for emission-intensive industries.
  • Saipem is "One Company" organized into five business lines - Asset Based Services, Energy Carriers, Offshore Wind, Sustainable Infrastructures, Robotics & Industrialized Solutions.
  • Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

All-New 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe Revealed at AutoMobility LA with Wider 'Open for More' Liftgate Opening

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

The 2024 Santa Fe 2.5T model goes on sale in March 2024, with the Hybrid model on sale in spring.

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  • The 2024 Santa Fe 2.5T model goes on sale in March 2024, with the Hybrid model on sale in spring.
  • Santa Fe enhances its city-friendly, adventure-ready appeal with a generous, terrace-like living space created by its new, longer wheelbase and larger liftgate opening.
  • With the 2024 Santa Fe, we continue our impressive transformation of the Hyundai brand and the broader SUV landscape.
  • The new, wide liftgate design is nearly six inches wider than the previous generation Santa Fe.

Autism Learning Partners announces new Developmental Early Intervention Program

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Monday, October 2, 2023

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ALP strives to give hope, support, and paths of progress for children and their families living with Autism and related disorders. As one of ALP's Executive Directors, Elizabeth M. Landers, MS, BCBA, is responsible for stewardship of ALP services in GA, CO, NC and FL, and leads ALP's new early intervention initiative.

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  • Autism Learning Partners (ALP), a national leader that specializes in the treatment of Autism and other developmental disabilities is pleased to announce launch of a new Developmental Early Intervention Program for their clinical teams.
  • Developmental approaches to teaching children are generally more spontaneous and natural than some traditional teaching methodologies used in ABA.
  • Early Intensive Behavior Intervention (EIBI) is widely recognized as one of the most significant supported treatments for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • To learn more about Autism Learning Partners and its services, please visit http://www.AutismLearningPartners.com .

BIO-TECHNE ISSUES 2023 CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

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Monday, September 25, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) today issued its 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR), detailing the continued progress advancing its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) today issued its 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR), detailing the continued progress advancing its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.
  • Bio-Techne's CSR is organized around four key pillars: Our People, Advancing Science, Governance and Operational Integrity, and The Environment.
  • Bio-Techne's EPIC values (Empowerment, Passion, Innovation and Collaboration) remain the backbone of our corporate culture and provide the foundation for our approach to continuously improving our corporate sustainability.
  • The updated CSR is available in the Corporate and Social Responsibility section of Bio-Techne's website.

Special Needs Network Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind Integrated Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

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Friday, September 22, 2023

Los Angeles, Sept. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a landmark moment for the Watts/Willowbrook community, today Special Needs Network announced the official opening of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (C.A.D.D.

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  • Los Angeles, Sept. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a landmark moment for the Watts/Willowbrook community, today Special Needs Network announced the official opening of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (C.A.D.D.
  • ), a comprehensive and fully integrated developmental and autism center situated within the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Campus.
  • The Special Needs Network invites the media, community leaders, and the public to join them on September 28 for an exclusive look at this groundbreaking center, which is poised to transform lives, nurture hope, elevate standards and advance the field of autism and developmental care.
  • Special Needs Network, Inc. is a nonprofit grassroots organization responding to the crisis of autism and other developmental disabilities in underserved communities.