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Estimating the cost of accidents and ill-health at work
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The costs of work-related injuries and illness can be substantial. In the EU-28 in 2012, 3 515 accidents at the workplace resulted in death and there were just under 2.5 million non-fatal accidents that resulted in at least four calendar days of absence from work. Establishing an accurate overall estimate of the cost to all stakeholders at a national or international level with regard to ...

Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out
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As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate - so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say. To quench that demand, cities across the seven emirates that make up the UAE rely on desalinated ...

Chemtex, Inc. announces a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA
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Chemtex, Inc., a manufacturer of sorbent products used to clean oil spills on both land and water and with its corporate headquarters located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA announced last month its building a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA.  The facility is more than 80,000 sq ft and will be responsible for the manufacturing of meltblown polypropylene rolls, pads, ...

atg UV Technology Recognised as a World Class Innovator
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The 25th anniversary of Aquatech Amsterdam, held last week over World Water Week, sawmore than 18,000 international water technology professionals convene in RAI Amsterdam.This provided atg UV Technologywith the perfect platformto present the latest developments in UV technology, and to unveil its unique advanced oxidation solution, Keratox. Recognised by an esteemed judging panel ...

Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time
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One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery. If batteries can get better, cheaper and store more power safely, then electric cars and solar- or wind- powered homes become more viable - even on cloudy days or when the wind isn't blowing. These types of technological solutions will be one of the ...

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    Through the heat strategies and subsequent publications the Government has set out the scale of ambition it has for heat. A less wasteful, lower carbon affordable system. The scale of change is huge and, unlike the power sector, involves millions of different users, each changing the way they do business and live their lives. At the start of a new Government, Heat 15 is a time to examine sector by sector what Gove

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    This course provides useful information for a large range of professionals dealing with environmental contamination issues, especially legal liability and complex site contamination characterization and cleanup. The goal of the course is to provide the audience with an understanding of the main environmental forensic techniques available to "fingerprint" and track a variety of contaminants (e.g., oil spills, petroleu
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    Join AMTA and AWWA in San Antonio in 2016 to explore how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. Each year the conference reveals new directions in water and wastewater treatment technologies, desalting and membrane bioreactor applications.

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    This seminar will help utilities establish accountability by giving attendees instruction on the AWWA Standard Water Audit Methodology of compilation and data validation process. Attendees will learn the methods and technologies to economically control water and revenue losses by managing leakage and pressure to save water and optimizing revenue via revenue protection programs.
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    The Kuwait Sustainable Energy Conference and Exhibition has been put together to support Kuwait’s 2030 energy vision to increase energy supply from renewables to 15% and reduce energy usage per capita by bringing together key regional and international industry players to help formulate strategies, discuss the latest case studies and benchmark global best practice. The conference will serv

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    It is the 21st Conference of the Parties, i.e. the annual meeting of all countries which want to take action for the climate. It will be held in Le Bourget, France, from 30 November to 11 December.

  • IAIA Special Symposium Sustainable Mega-Infrastructure and Impact Assessment 2015
    Dec 01

    We are in the midst of an infrastructure boom, unprecedented in human history, that is forever changing the face of our planet. Natural and social environments are facing extraordinary challenges due to population growth and the increasing human needs associated with economic growth. IAIA’s symposium will explore these challenges through the lens of mega-infrastructure projects. It will focus on “susta

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