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Chevron USA has awarded SDG, LLC the Loading Rack Fire Suppression System Upgrade project

February 12th, 2012

Chevron USA has awarded SDG, LLC. of Tucson, Arizona the Loading Rack Fire Suppression System Upgrade project located at the Port Everglades Terminal in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This project includes the development of the RFP package and contract administration for the fire protection upgrade to two existing fuel loading racks. The scope involves demolition along with revisions to existing fire suppression and detection systems. New system design includes upgrades to new flame detection systems along with dry chemical and water-based foam systems. SDG will be the prime consultant for the project. Projected completion is July 2012.

SDG, LLC is awarded second major oil/sands mining project in northern Alberta, Canada

February 10th, 2012

SDG, LLC of Tucson, Arizona has been awarded a second oil/sands mining project in northern Alberta, Canada. SDG will provide active and passive fire protection engineering and design for FEED deliverables in the first phase of development. Project deliverables include design philosophies, basic engineering narratives, P&ID’s and specifications for all active and passive fire protection systems. Estimated construction is over $10B with an anticipated completion of phase one deliverables in 2013.

FSSA – The Liability for the NICET Designer

February 9th, 2012

Scandaliato to speak at The Fire Suppression Systems Associations (FSSA) 2012 Annual Forum at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, California on February 26, 2012. Steven will be speaking on “The Liability for the NICET Designer”. His presentation will present some compelling information on how NICET technicians unnecessarily take the responsibility/liability that more properly and appropriately should be that of the professional engineer. The FSSA is an organization of manufacturers, suppliers, and designer-installers, dedicated to providing a higher level of fire protection. FSSA members are specialists in protecting high value special hazard areas from fire.