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Chemists Create Re-writable Paper – Folly or Major Paperless Innovation for the Future?
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Given Poplar Solutions’ mission to improve laboratory productivity and efficiency by automating processes and reduce the environmental impact of business by eliminating paper-based processes (through our Labcore software), I am interested in the best practices and technological innovations that can help to achieve this. One recent technological innovation which caught my eye in a ...

Abengoa celebrates start of construction for its photovoltaic plant in Atacama 1, the largest solar complex in Latin America
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Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, celebrated today the start of the construction of the photovoltaic plant that will be part of Atacama 1 solar complex, located in the north of Chile (Comuna de María Elena, Segunda Región). The event was attended ...

New range of hand operated bevel gearboxes
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The new range of HOB/MPR bevel gearboxes from Rotork Gears is designed to offer robust and cost effective manual operation of gate valves, globe valves and penstocks. Eleven body sizes deliver a torque output range of 380 to 8018 Nm. The corresponding thrust range is 54 to 1557 kN, facilitating the hand operation of a broad range of valve sizes. The totally enclosed, maintenance free gearing ...

Boart Longyear Wins Mining Magazine Award for Record-Setting Australian Sonic Bore Hole
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A Boart Longyear crew that successfully completed the deepest hole drilled in Australia using a sonic rig – 212.00m (695 feet) – has earned the company an award from Mining Magazine. Boart Longyear’s Eastern Australian Territory team set the new depth mark last June 17 with a LS600T sonic rig and using a 4.75-inch conventional coring system and overriding with 6-inch ...

Modern Water Installs First Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor in the Usa
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Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently launched an updated continuous toxicity monitor using its well-known Microtox® technology. Demand for this ground-breaking monitor has been high with the first unit being installed just after its launch at one of Aqua America, Inc.’s water ...

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