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NPL wins RoSPA President`s Awards 2015
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The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has been awarded the President's Award (for 13 consecutive Gold Awards) in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). David Rawlins, RoSPA's awards manager, said: "The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their ...

Project of the Month: Western Mesquite Pad
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This month, International Lining Technology is featuring one of our recently completed projects. Our 13-man crew spent a few months at the Western Mesquite Pad 7 in Brawley, California this year. From February until earlier this month, they installed more than 1.4 million square feet of Microspike and 674,775 square feet of 80 mil smooth. International Lining Technology is one of the ...

Carbon Storage hopes Rise Again
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Carbon capture and storage, if it proved possible, would help to make the main greenhouse gas harmless. American scientists say they are making progress. Two groups of US scientists are exploring new ways of capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. One technology mimics the tree by using artificial photosynthesis. The other exploits a membrane that is a thousand times more ...

Spaces Available at Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop
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The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is recommending early registration for the Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop from June 22-26. Some places are available which are sure to be filled by the deadline of June 12. This year’s GRCWorkshop will include a fieldtrip of the major geologic features of Yellowstone Park, the first national park in the world and the site of the greatest ...

Global E-Waste volume hits new peak in 2014
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In 2014, people worldwide discarded all but a small fraction of an estimated 41.8 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electrical and electronic products according to a new United Nations University report. And the volume of e-waste is expected to rise by 21% to 50 million Mt in 2018. According to the report, just two countries — the US and China — discarded nearly one-third of the ...

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    Apr 20
    This three-day course uses time-honored strategies to teach attendees how to set cost-based and defendable rates. Utilities are faced with escalating costs of operational and infrastructure improvements, expanding regulatory and environmental forces from government and public interest groups and public demand for clean and affordable water.
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    Apr 22

    The 8th in the series of Air Quality & Emissions Events will focus on industrial emissions and stack monitoring of (Part A) processes regulated by the Environment Agency, ambient air quality monitoring,the emissions to air of Part A2 and Part B processes controlled by local authorities, MCERTS standards, aspects of air quality protection and treatment.

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    Study current Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) applicability and reporting requirements, including multiple chemical lists, applicability thresholds, required reporting, deadlines, available reporting tools, and mandatory documentation.
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    The 4th HORIBA Concept Conference, a cooperative effort with the Technical University of Dresden, will provide an overview of the impact of new technology and vehicle requirements on the design and validation process. In addition, it will provide discussion opportunities on topics including the required development methods in testing and simulation.

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    Jun 02

    With more than 560 exhibiting companies, comprehensive conference sessions and workshops and over 12,000 total participants, no other show comes close to the size and scope of WasteExpo. Aside from its impressive scope and stellar reputation, the most compelling thing about WasteExpo is that it connects YOU directly with the largest and most qualified gathering of buyers in the industry. Participation in any

  • AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE 2015)
    Jun 07

    AWWA will host the Annual Conference (ACE) in Anaheim, California from June 7-10, 2015 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges. The four-day professional program will cover key topic categories and will include new categories on emerging issues in biological treatments, water reuse, stormwater, and wastewater.

  • POWER-GEN Europe 2015
    Jun 09

    In Europe, the power sector is experiencing radical and permanent changes. The traditional method of supplying electrical energy to customers from central power plants via a one-way system is rapidly disappearing. Wind parks often push a large number of power plants from the grid while solar panels on roof tops turn electricity customers into producers. The change is a direct result of policies to reduce the emiss

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    Jul 05

    Water resources crisis is one of the top obstacles restricting the world’s sustainable development. Water reclamation and reuse has been considered as a promising way to mitigate the global water resources risks. Known as ‘world factory’, China has been dealing with problems like water resource shortage and water pollution control for over decades. Holding the IWA Water Reuse Specialist Group con

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    Apr 22
    With the support and suggestion of CNPC,Sinopec ,CNOOC, Shanxi Provincial CBM Association and International Energy Agency ,our company will organize the 7th China Unconventional Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition 2015 (UOG 2015) in Chongqing, China during 22-24, April, 2015.We are expecting more than 25 speakers,20 sponsors and 200 delegates from both China and Overseas in this great event. Building on the massive succe
  • 22nd International SPE Bergen One Day Seminar 2015
    Apr 22

    Hosted by the SPE Bergen section, the 22nd international SPE Bergen One Day Seminar features high-end technical presentations, alongside a substantial exhibition and a full-day software demonstration. Known for its excellent networking opportunities, this event will focus on the technical challenges and developments facing the E&P industry, both locally and globally. Join a wide

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    You are invited to attend EMLab P&K's complimentary Bacteriology webinar (a $95 value) on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 (9am-12pm, Pacific; 12pm-3pm, Eastern). This live webinar takes place online so you will need a computer and internet access.

    You will learn about the background and role of bacteria, human health effects, and sampling and analytical methods. This webinar is highly recommended if you need to
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