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Great Industrial Blogs That Push for Sustainability

We write a lot about sustainability – like which companies are sustainable, or the techniques companies use to become more sustainable, or even how much money is spent on sustainability. But what about industrial blogs or professionals in the industrial business who push for sustainability?   Below are some great sustainable blogs in the industrial [...]

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Ecodur 201: XTO Concrete Coating Job in Texas (Global ProSys)

Global ProSys coated a concrete canal for XTO Energy in Texas. It was for the disposal plant that brings produced oil field water into the disposal area.              

Corrosion Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Corrosion is all around us. In school we were taught that when iron is exposed to oxygen, iron oxide, or rust, is formed very slowly. But when iron and oxygen come in contact with water, rust forms much quicker.     But watching rust form is like watching paint dry – only at a much [...]

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Ecodur 201: EnCana Water Facility (Elite)

EnCana’s concrete tank pads in their produced water plant. We are not finished with this job at this point. More to come.        

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Billions of Dollars go into Oil and Gas Sustainability

If you type in oil and gas sustainability into Google and peruse the first five pages, there will be a ton of information on how the industry is becoming more sustainable, but there isn’t a lot of information on actual spending costs the industry has undertaken in their journey to sustainability. However, at the beginning [...]

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Sustainable Manufacturing is a Natural Necessity

The manufacturing industry is a very lucrative business for countries.   And in the past 10 years, sustainability has played an important role in how corporations are perceived and how they handle themselves in an ever-growing demand for transparency from consumers. Environmental responsibility is not only good for business, it is becoming an integral part [...]

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Is the Oil and Gas Industry Ready for a World Games?

Among the chaos around the world in recent weeks, sports and athletics have always seemed to be the neutralizer in unifying nations and fans to witness incredible sportsmanship and camaraderie. And each sporting event, like the Olympics or the Commonwealth Games, showcase out-of-this-world talent from amateur and professional athletes alike.   But what about people [...]

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Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Humans Working in the Oil and Gas Industry?

He swam through the deep blue ocean for a year non-stop and passed dangerous sharks, deadly jellyfish, and frantic storms – all without batting an eye. He is a robot called the Wave Glider and he explores the ocean for oil and gas research.   source   So why do we use robots for a [...]

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Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says Fracking Safety Performance Now Tips the ‘Anxiety’ Scales Vastly in Favor of the Benefits

source   RENO, NEVADA, August 11, 2014 – Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says that as concerns still show prominence in countries like the UK about fracking, the USA experience is clearly demonstrating that safety performance has tipped the scales vastly in favor of the benefits.   “It is utterly stunning what has transpired in the [...]

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Ecodur 201: Summit Tanks in Fortuna (Coating Specialties)

North Dakota has harsh and often times unpredictable weather, making any industrial coating job a challenge. Tanks are popping up like mushrooms in the Bakken as the fracking industry continues to boom with raw steel shells meeting the elements and needing full protection. Conventional epoxy coatings often find the challenges of this environment severely limiting [...]

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