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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

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

Established by Shell and Qatar Petroleum in 2006, Pearl GTL is the largest gas to liquids facility on the planet. Gas to liquids (GTL) is the conversion of natural gas to liquid fuels and other products, including gasoil, naphtha, ...


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

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Seawater Biotoxicity monitoring to protect the coastal waters of Italy

Seawater Biotoxicity monitoring to protect the coastal waters of Italy

The recorded death of fish in the river that flows out of the industrial zone of Scarlino has created the need of the installation of a biological alarm system. The decision was made to work with an automatic system, iTOXcontrol created by ...


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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