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Biowaste Treatment System Goes Global
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Suncombe announced this week the global release of the EDS+™ BioWaste Treatment System for biologically hazardous waste decontamination and growth media sterilisation. The systems, certified to ASME and ISO/EN standards, are now suitable for local standardisation and offer dual controls in the local language and English.    Following 5 years of successful internal and external ...

Risk prevention from the design stage of new technologies and processes
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‘Prevention through Design’ (PtD) is a concept that addresses OSH issues early in the design process so as to prevent or minimize work-related hazards and risks associated with the construction, manufacture, use, maintenance and disposal of facilities, materials and equipment. The position paper produced in cooperation with PEROSH ‘Leadership in enabling and industrial ...

Rotork CMAs enable shale gas well compliance with EPA emissions mandates
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Rotork CMA electric control valve actuators have delivered an efficient and reliable process control solution and eliminated venting and greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with new environmental protection legislation at remotely sited shale gas installations in the USA. Traditionally, spring diaphragm actuators powered by the produced gas have been used, but recent EPA (US Government ...

ISO 14001:2015 Update: FDIS 14001 Issued
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The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on July 2, 2015 with the issue of ISO/FDIS 14001. This document is the final draft before the publication of the standard (scheduled for September 2015). The convention at ISO is that only editorial changes to the text are permitted between the issue of the FDIS and final publication of the standard, therefore we can be ...

Minamata Convention will help China and India avoid mercury emissions in 2050
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Under the United Nations Minamata Convention on mercury, China and India could avoid a combined 242 tonnes of mercury emissions in 2050 from coal-fired power plants, a new study predicts. This amount is equal to approximately 12% of total emissions in 2010. While the benefits will be mostly regional, lower mercury deposition in surrounding oceans is good news for Europeans who eat fish sourced ...

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    The international hydropower community will return to France next year, for HYDRO 2015. With world hydro capacity now standing at around 1060 GW, almost 200 GW under construction, and at least a further 400 GW likely to go ahead within 5-10 years, the multiple benefits of this renewable resource are clearly more widely appreciated. Topics for HYDRO 2015 will include: progress and challenges for large regional sche

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