Category Archives: Industrial

An Introduction to Aluminum Internal Floating Roofs

           Internal floating roofs (IFR) first found their place in the oil industry to conserve product and prevent fires. Later, they were required for controlling hydrocarbon emissions into the atmosphere, as regulated by the U.S. EPA. An IFR tank has a floating deck below a fixed roof. The floating deck rises and falls along with […]

Caldwell Tanks, Inc. Awarded Two Tank of the Year Awards from STI/SPFA

Contact: Kevin Gallagher, P.E.Email: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12:00 P.M. EDT, APRIL 23, 2013   LOUISVILLE, KY APRIL 23, 2013:  Louisville-based Caldwell Tanks, Inc. was awarded the Elevated Tank of the Year as well as the Specialty Storage Tank of the Year by the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association for 2012. Caldwell constructed (2) 3,000,000 […]

Concentrated Solar Power Gets A Huge Boost

Abengoa announced that Solana, the world´s largest parabolic trough plant with a total installed capacity of 280 gross megawatts (MW) and also the first solar power plant in the United States with thermal energy storage, has successfully passed commercial operation tests. This milestone marks a major accomplishment for Abengoa and the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) industry. Solana is the […]