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Meet us at the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants”
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This year the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants” will take place in the Maritim Hotel Berlin-Tiergarten. The conference offers a lot of information concerning Innovations and solutions in the area of water treatment. Still a highly relevant topic is Legionella in cooling systems. A lot of interesting lectures will be held concerning this topic. Another big topic is the ...

Greener cities are cooler cities – Urban density helps save the environment
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For the first time in human history, more than half the world now lives in cities. Later this century, the proportion could rise to two-thirds. Even without global warming because of a build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, itself the consequence of fossil fuel combustion, the cities are feeling the heat. That is because dark materials and hard surfaces – tarmacadam, brick, cement, ...

Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills
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Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...

NASA Soil Moisture Radar Ends Operations, Mission Science Continues
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Mission managers for NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory have determined that its radar, one of the satellite's two science instruments, can no longer return data. However, the mission, which was launched in January to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed, continues to produce high-quality science measurements supporting SMAP's objectives with ...

DEKRA Insight Inks Exclusive Agreement to Add Fatigue Risk Management Services with RoundTheClock Resources
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Global safety consulting, testing, and advisory firm DEKRA Insight, today announced a partnership with noted organizational psychologist Dr. Susan Koen (CEO) and consulting firm RoundTheClock Resources, Inc. (RTC) for exclusive integration of RTC’s proprietary fatigue risk management and brain-centric reliability services into DEKRA Insight’s workplace safety services. RoundTheClock ...

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    Sep 01
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    The Clean Air Compliance Manager is a 3-day course providing a comprehensive look at the Federal Clean Air Act (CAA), its history and drivers, each of the Titles of the 1990 CAA Amendments, and the permitting process. The various associated regulatory structures are examined in detail, and the implications of each for your organization are reviewed.

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    Oct 26

    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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    WQTC is AWWA`s second-largest conference, attracting approximately 1,500 attendees each year. This well-established and highly regarded conference is the meeting place for water quality professionals of all types.

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    The market for sensors and related technologies is expanding at a phenomenal rate. With the convergence of MEMS, Wireless , Wearables and the Internet of Things, the sales of sensors in the U.S. alone are expected to climb to nearly $15 billion in 2016. With this growth, the importance of education and access to the latest technologies is critical. For 30 years, Sensors Expo & Conference has established itself

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    The Middle East Health & Safety Forum, taking place from 6-7 September 2015 at the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa in Dubai, UAE, will address the key challenges and solutions for health, safety and environment professionals and provide a platform for debate and solution-finding for regional industries including: Oil & gas, construction, industrial, manufacturing, marine.

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