Honeywell has been selected by Japan’s Taiyo Oil to supply technology and catalysts to increase petrochemical production at Taiyo’s Shikoku operations in Ehime, Japan. Honeywell will install the UOP Tatoray process technology to help the plant boost yields of certain petrochemicals by more than 70 percent, and give the plant flexibility to switch between petrochemicals and gasoline as demand changes.
Viridor, a UK recycling, renewable energy and waste management company, has chosen Microlise to improve efficiency within its transport operations. Microlise will install telematics devices in 600 rigid-body and heavy-goods vehicles belonging to Viridor.
Ecova has been selected by Philadelphia-based Five Below to provide utility expense and data management services. Ecova will assist the retailer in monitoring, understanding and reducing energy use at approximately 250 locations.
WRScompass, a civil construction and remediation company, has been awarded a $10.8 million contract with the Jacksonville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers to perform the Herbert Hoover dike rehabilitation project’s seepage management test facility in Palm Beach County, Fla. The work includes construction of a seepage collection system composed of a drainage trench, chimney drain, and blanket drain for 4,500 linear feet along the landside toe of the Herbert Hoover Dike.
Midwest Energy Emissions has signed agreements with two US electric utility companies to demonstrate how it can remove mercury from coal power plants. One utility is located in the southwest and the other in the Midwest.
Xylem, a water technology company, has won a contract to provide a dissolved air flotation pretreatment system, to help ensure an uninterrupted supply of potable water to Abu Dhabi Emirate and the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. Xylem’s Leopold Clari-DAF system will remove these microorganisms before desalination, ensuring the production of clean, fresh drinking water.