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Calendar: March–May 2014

NORTH AMERICA Corrosion 2014. National Assn. of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International (Houston). Phone: 281-228-6200; Web: nace.org San Antonio, Tex. March 9–13   247th Annual ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Soc. (ACS; Washington, D.C.). Phone: 202-872-4600; Web: acs.org Dallas, Tex. March…

Steve Edwards becomes chairman, president and CEO of Black & Veatch…

  Uhrig Laborde Sielaff Scheu Festge   Bioformix, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio), a manufacturer of energy-efficient, sustainable polymer platforms, names Jeff Uhrig senior vice president of corporate strategy. Nadege Laborde becomes president of the industrial biotech business unit of Novasep (Pompey,…

A tribute to a safety trailblazer

One of the chemical process industries’ (CPI) foremost authorities on process safety, Trevor Kletz, passed away in late October at the age of 91. Amongst Kletz’s many achievements, one that stands out is his extensive contributions to the concept of…

Jacqueline Hinman becomes CEO of CH2M Hill…

Dascalescu Hinman Kreisel Aldana Wiseman Environmental Drilling Solutions (Lafayette, La.) names John Meckert CEO, and John Marty III business development manager.   Specialty chemicals company Evonik Canada, Inc. (East Gibbons, Alta.), names Diana Dascalescu manager of the company’s Maitland, Ont.,…

Calendar: January–April 2014

  NORTH AMERICA 2014 Proactive Compliance Conference.International Soc. for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE; Tampa, Fla.). Phone: 813-960-2105; Web: ispe.org New Brunswick, N.J. January 13–14, 2014   Informex. UBM Live (Hamilton, N.J.). Phone: 609-759-4700; Web: informex.com Miami, Fla. January 21–24, 2014  …

November Letters: Award for engineering students

Award for engineering students Applications are now open for National Engineers Week Foundation’s New Faces of Engineering – College Edition. This third annual event honors the best and brightest engineering students in the U.S. and beyond. Applications are available at…

Bryan O’Toole becomes president of Bryan Steam LLC…

O’Toole Potier Mathews Waddle Drewes Bryan O’Toole becomes president of Bryan Steam LLC (Peru, Ind.), a manufacturer of boilers, replacing Tom May, who retired in July.   Edwin Reidel becomes business manager for North America for LemnaTec GmbH (Aachen, Germany),…

Calendar: October – December 2013

NORTH AMERICA 2013 Gasification Technologies Conference. Gasification Technologies Council (Arlington, Va.). Phone: 703-276-0110; Web: gasification.org Colorado Springs, Colo. Oct. 13–16 International Water Conference. Engineers’ Soc. of Western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Phone: 412-261-0710, ext. 13; Web: eswp.com/water Orlando, Fla. Oct. 17–21…

Thomas Kehl becomes president and chairman of the executive board at Coperian GmbH…

Kehl Diaz-Stringel Morgan Imbrogno Morgan   Thomas Kehl becomes president and chairman of the executive board of Coperian GmbH (Stuttgart, Germany), which specializes in compounding and bulk-materials-handling systems. Univar, Inc. (Redmond, Wash.), a global chemicals distributor, names Sam Sutherland vice…

September Letters

Call for abstracts: AIChE Meeting Professionals working in all areas of chemical engineering and related disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for the AIChE Spring Meeting (New Orleans, La., March 30–April 3, 2014), in a number of subject and topical…