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Webinar: The role of mobile water treatment to offset emergency or scheduled plant shutdowns

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• Webinar Summary
• Hear from the Experts
• Support & Troubleshooting
• Questions?


 Webinar Summary: 


Whether it is the threat of an emergency shutdown, or the need for a planned outage, keeping water treatment facilities online is top of mind for plant operators and managers alike. Mounting pressures to maintain operations and ensure water treatment effectiveness within industrial settings is great and the need to ensure uptime is a critical part of daily activities.
 
Join POWER and Chemical Engineering's webinar to learn how Rentech Nitrogen Products, a producer of Agricultural-Grade Fertilizer Products, incorporated mobile softening solutions to circumvent two separate plant shutdown situations, preventing condensate dump and affording the plant un-interrupted flow of plant make-up water until repairs were made.
  

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Utilities Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Plant Engineers
 

Hear from these experts: 


 

James Gau
Production Manager, Front-End Operations
Rentech Nitrogen

James Gau is currently serving as production manager at Rentech for their NH3 plant operations. Mr. Gau has garnered a wide range of professional knowledge and expertise in his 35 years with Rentech. Holding such positions as NH3 Process Unit Outside Operator, NH3 Process Unit Control Board Operator, Shift Supervisor, Training Supervisor and Start-up Supervisor for Gas to Fuel Research and Development Plant. He has also gained a wide range of expertise working within urea granulation, water treatment and power houses.

In addition to being a member of the HazMat team, Mr. Gau also holds certifications as an ISO internal auditor and as an Industrial Wastewater Treatment Operator for the state of Illinois.




Dale Anderson
Sales Manager - Central Region
GE Mobile and Outsourced Water Services


Dale Anderson holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering and is currently regional sales manager for Betz’s mobile and outsourced water services. Having joined Betz in 1983 as a district representative, Mr. Anderson has worked in a variety of capacities there, including Account Manager, Corporate Accounts, and Global Equipment Leader for steel.

With 34 years of water treatment experience, Mr. Anderson traces his career path back to Republic Steel, having entered its Excellence in Leadership Program in 1979, and then assuming the position of Turn Foreman in their Environmental Control, Combustion and Utilities Department, where he was responsible for coke ovens, blast furnaces, electric arc furnaces, and QBOP Air and Water Treatment Systems. With the range of industry experience gained from Republic Steel, he moved on to serve as Plant Manager for KA Steel Chemical in Melrose Park, Illinois


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Dorothy Lozowski
Executive Editor
Chemical Engineering

Dorothy Lozowski is the Executive Editor of Chemical Engineering, where she has been an editor since 2005. Prior to that, she worked for Akzo Nobel Chemicals in R&D facilities and production environments in several countries, including five years in the Netherlands. Her positions included Project Manager, Technical Development Manager and Research Engineer. Much of her work was in the specialty and polymer chemical areas. Dorothy holds M.S.Ch.E. and B.S.Ch.E. degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


 

What do I need to view this Webcast?

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System Processor RAM Internet Browser Hardware Media Players Internet Connection

Windows 7 1

Windows Vista

Windows XP SP3

Note: Mac OS X and Linux users please click here.

Pentium III 733mhz+ or equivalent 512MB

Internet Explorer 6.0+ 2

Firefox 3.0+

Pop-up Blocking Software Disabled 3

AUDIO: Sound Card with speakers

VIDEO: Monitor with 1024x768+ resolution support

Windows Media Player 9+

Adobe Flash Player 9.1+ 4

High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL 5

Corporate LAN 6


1
 Older Windows operating systems, including Windows 2000, will most likely work but are not officially supported. Please consulthttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=lifesupsps to determine if your operating system is still supported by Microsoft. 

2 For security and performance reasons it is strongly advised to upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer. 

3 The presentation is built on pop-upless technology; however, the presenter may choose to use pop-up windows. In these cases, pop-up blocking software must be disabled for the presentation to work correctly. In many cases, holding down the "CTRL" key while opening the Webcast URL will temporarily disable your pop-up blocking software. Please consult the documentation for your pop-up blocking software to determine the correct way to temporarily disable it. 

4 In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings. 

5 High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment. 

6 Corporate LAN. Bandwith on corporate LANs can vary based on network traffic. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment. 


Support & Troubleshooting


What support is available for users on Macintosh and Unix/Linux-Based operating systems?
This presentation incorporates advanced multimedia features that allow elements such as slides, polling questions, surveys, and application demonstrations to be dynamically sent to the audience synchronized with the presentation. Mac and Linux audiences may view the presentation using a supported Firefox Web browser and Adobe Flash playerPlease note that some presentations may not feature a Flash option. 

Why can't I hear audio?

  • If you have internal speakers, make sure they aren't muted.
  • If you have external speakers, make sure they are powered on and aren't muted.
  • Make sure you did not lose Internet connectivity.
  • Make sure you have the media player installed that you are attempting to use and the plugin is correctly installed within the browser.
  • If you are using Windows Media Player and the player simply stops and/or gives you a generic "error" message, you may be missing an audio codec required to decode the presentation audio. Click here for the Microsoft Codec Installation Package. 
    Alternatively, you can download the latest player here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/
  • If you are using Adobe Flash Player and are having connection issues please refer to the section labeled "Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?"
What is a pop-up blocker and how do I disable it?

Pop-up blockers are software programs that stop unsolicited "pop-up" browser windows from launching automatically. These windows often feature advertisements that can be an annoyance to users trying to browse the Internet, however some features of the Webcast may make use of pop-up windows to deliver key functionality. Depending on the software progam you have installed you may be able to add the Web site URL to a list of permissible Web sites where pop-up windows are allowed. 

It is common to have one or more pop-up blockers that you may be unaware of. Most pop-up blockers reside either in the system tray (lower right hand corner of your screen by the clock) or as a toolbar in Internet Explorer (at the top of your browser, go to "View" and then "Toolbars"). These can be disabled in their options or preferences menus. (Common toolbars such as Google and Yahoo Companion have built in pop up blockers). 

Also, if you are unaware of any other pop-up blockers that are running on your computer, you may want to see if you have personal firewall software running, such as Norton's Internet Security or ZoneAlarm. If you have either of these, they will also block pop-up windows. 

Where can I download the latest streaming media players?

- Windows Media Player - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspx
- Adobe Flash (for viewing Application Demonstrations and Video Roll-ins) - http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Where can I download the latest Internet browsers?

- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx
- Previous versions of IE - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie6/downloads/default.mspx
- Firefox - http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

I occasionally hear a clicking noise during the presentation. How do I turn it off?

  • Windows 7 - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows Vista - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows XP - You can disable this noise by going to the Start menu, then "Control Panel". Open "Sounds and Audio Devices," and click the "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program Events" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?

In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings. IT Admins can click here to review additional information on configuring proxy servers to permit live Flash streaming. 


Questions?


Please contact Jennifer Brady, POWER Marketing Coordinator at 713-343-1906 or jenniferb@tradefairgroup.com

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