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Is Pittsburgh Still The Steel City?

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Pittsburgh has always been well known for being the “Steel City,” even its professional football team earned its moniker the Pittsburgh Steelers from the large steel production here. In the late 1800s Steel production began, with Pittsburgh at the heart of our Nation’s Steel output. By the early 1900s, Pittsburgh was producing around half of […]

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Venture Introduces Gas Conditioning Equipment to Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pittsburgh, Pa. July 24, 2014 — Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture) has been contracted to provide a natural gas conditioning system at a well site in Washington County, Pennsylvania. The system is a Venture NGL PSA Skid based system designed to remove Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) through Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) […]

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Landfill Flares Harming Area Birds

A bird’s life is not worry-free. First birds had to be aware of natural predators. Then birds had to be cautious of wind turbines. Now birds may have a new worry: landfill gas flaring. Many environmental groups believe wind turbines are causing excessive deaths of birds and bats, with collisions being cited as the main […]

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The Ice Hockey and Engineering Relationship

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It doesn’t matter if you work in engineering, finance, manufacturing, education, or healthcare. My bet is that if you live or work in Pittsburgh, the coffee pot chatter this morning included tonight’s NHL playoff game of the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the New York Islanders. Did you know hockey and engineering have some characteristics in common? […]

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Venture’s Las Vegas Office Assists MolyCorp’s Rare Earth Metals Mining Facility in Mountain Pass, Calif.

The Las Vegas Office of Venture Engineering & Construction continues to grow the company’s presence in the mining industry out in the western areas of the United States. About 100 miles southwest of the Las Vegas Office is a site in Mountain Pass, Calif., owned by MolyCorp who is planning to invest an estimated $532 […]

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Digester Gas High BTU Processing Plant

Date Completed: 2009 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide engineering and design services for a new 350 SCFM bio-digester gas to high BTU gas plant for the Vancouver Municipal Water Authority, in conjunction with QuestAir Technologies. This plant includes a 100% skid fabricated design concept. Engineering was finalized in early 2009, […]

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Coleman Station Fuel Gas Desulfurization Electrical Power Distribution

Location: Coleman Station Date Completed: 2008 Services Provided Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide the following services: Short circuit and relay coordination study (ETAP Power Station) of new 12.47 kV, 4.16V and 480V equipment for the fuel gas desulfurization power system. Motor starting study to determine the feasibility of starting 2000HP fans, 1400HP […]

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LFG to Energy Complex Process Evaluation

Location: Altamont, California Date Completed: 2010 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide, under its Master Service Agreement, a process review of the existing Altamont Landfill Gas to Energy complex. The study was intended to identify potential process improvements to reduce or eliminate the need to burn supplemental fuel at the existing […]

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Structural Engineering Study

Location: Claremont, New Hampshire Date Completed: 2009 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide a structural engineering study on feasibility of adding 20 foot vertical sections to two similar (but opposite-hand) conditioning towers and associated inlet ductwork and support structures. Services Provided Venture performed framing analysis using STAAD-Pro structural analysis and design […]

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Emissions Control Project – Waste-to-Energy Plant

Location: Millbury, Massachusetts Date Completed: 2009 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide project development services including scoping and estimating through installation engineering. The facility burns municipal waste in two 750 ton per day refuse boilers and generates 40 MW of electrical power. To improve air quality, the existing electrostatic precipitators were […]

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