Entries in Category ‘General’

A large mass of rotting garbage is a good thing?

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It is incredible to think that a large mass of rotting garbage could yield any positive results. One may be surprised to learn that landfills can actually provide benefits, aside from a place to dump our trash. At landfills around the world, rotting garbage produces methane, a landfill gas that can be used to produce […]

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Have Heat? Go Co-Gen!

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Introduction The obvious co-generation opportunities of the past — where “free heat” and high electric bills or incoming power limitations made co-generation a good investment — have mostly been exercised. The electricity from byproduct heat or steam that couldn’t pass the payback hurdles then is now due for a second look, thanks to rising electric […]

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Venture’s Participation in Process Hazards Analyses

Hazard and operability studies (HAZOPs) originated with a critical examination process developed by ICI in the 1960s. The process was refined over time. In 1974, the disaster at the Royal Dutch Shell caprolactam manufacturing operation in Flixborough, England, led to broad acceptance of the HAZOP as a tool to identify hazards and operability problems. The […]

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Alternative Energy, Green Energy, or Just… Energy

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Alternative energy is a term used to describe an energy source that is an alternative to using fossil fuels. Generally, it indicates energies that are non-traditional and have low environmental impact. The term alternative is used to contrast with fossil fuels and often used interchangeably with renewable energy. Similarly, The term Green energy is used […]

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How a local engineering company is using its entrepreneurial spirit to meet client needs

Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture), a privately owned process engineering firm, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA is taking a unique approach to its business model – entrepreneurship. Venture provides consulting engineering services to various industrial markets including: chemical, oil & natural gas, waste-to-energy, power, metals, pulp & paper, and general manufacturing. Venture works for […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Become an Engineer

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This is Venture Engineer’s Top 5 Reasons to Become an Engineer. The work engineers provide is always needed worldwide, so there are many great opportunities to travel and see the world. Being an engineer allows you to understand how and why things work. This can often lead to unique and rewarding scientific and technological discoveries. […]

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Skid Field Services/Support

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Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture) is the manufacturer of market leading gas processing equipment for the biogas and shale gas markets, respectively. Where Venture differs from most equipment manufacturers: we offer a wide variety of support services on our equipment. Services include: Parts replacement, ordering, and inventory management. Media: Our engineers are trained in […]

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PSA: Save Some Room for Venture

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Now that the holiday season is over, 2015 projects and finances are closed out and 2016 budgets are being finalized, save some room for Venture. It is a great time to examine and consider new supplier for support on upcoming projects. If your company is in need of engineering and design support, please consider Venture […]

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Venture’s commitment to S.T.E.M. education

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S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines are critical to the future leadership in our country. The STEM Education Coalition has been raising awareness in the government, which inspired many other organizations and corporations to push for an increase in the number of students that choose to study S.T.E.M. subjects. At Venture Engineering & Construction, […]

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Spotlight on the Las Vegas Office

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Venture formed the Las Vegas office in April 2011, partly to provide better support for west-coast projects. A benefit Venture provides to many of its customers is “local impact.” Venture’s close location to customers and their facilities can mean significant cost savings. The office is managed by Vice President Dennis Poskon. The Las Vegas office has […]

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