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Air & Climate

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

Air pollution impacts brain development before birth

A study published today (Mar 25, 2015) in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain development. Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s ...


Energy & Renewables

Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and the pioneers behind it: HOW IS THE PLANE FLYING ONLY ON SOLAR POWER? Described by its ...


Environmental Management

Who really is responsible for climate change and industrial emissions policy in Canada?

Who really is responsible for climate change and industrial emissions policy in Canada?

There seems to be no end to press releases announcing good things to deal with climate change and equally no end to criticism for alleged failings in this regard. All three levels of government share in the plaudits and criticisms for ...


Health & Safety

Do you know your hazardous gases?

Do you know your hazardous gases?

I’ve never had a problem determining the difference between Ant and Dec as I was an avid fan of Byker Grove as a child. But many people struggle. To avoid future confusion PJ was the one blinded in an unfortunate paint balling ...


Monitoring & Testing

Can I use two probes of the same type with a Hach HQ40D meter?

Can I use two probes of the same type with a Hach HQ40D meter?

Yes – two probes of the same type can be used with the Hach HQ40D. The Hach HQ40D is a multi meter with two channels – this means it can accept two probes and measure two parameters from pH, conductivity and dissolved oxygen ...


Soil & Groundwater

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

Challenge Find a rugged computer capable of handling a large-scale coal mining operation’s very specific needs. Solution Install the Algiz 10X rugged tablet and vehicle cradle in mining machinery cabins. Result A mining tablet ...


Waste & Recycling

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Mick George Limited in the UK, spotted the need for a waste shredder that would be used on greenwaste, tree roots and stumps for composting and volume reduction for their waste facility at Rushton. "We also wanted the option of shredding ...


Water & Wastewater

Cooling Water System at Major Canned Food Producer in the United States

Cooling Water System at Major Canned Food Producer in the United States

Cooling operation for canning line replaces stabilized bromine and achieves greater biological control. LOCATION Tomato Canning Plant in California, USA EQUIPMENT & CHEMISTRY Vault M15 MIOX’s Mixed Oxidant Solution (MOS) ...


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