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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

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

It is now just about three years since the enactment of the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2012. Dawn has arrived for high energy consumers (those spending more than 15,000kWh of energy per month) to comply with the regulations. Energy ...


Environmental Management

Streamlining Global SDS Management in Six Easy Steps - White Paper

Streamlining Global SDS Management in Six Easy Steps - White Paper

Managing global environmental health and safety (EH&S) information is a tightrope walk between many factors. There are several obstacles to consider when developing or evaluating a global strategy for compliant and efficient safety ...


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

Technical Hints and Tips for Optimal Performance of your Loeser Osmometer

Technical Hints and Tips for Optimal Performance of your Loeser Osmometer

General function and description: The sample (serum, blood, urine or any other aqueous solution) is filled in a plastic sample tube and cooled via a Peltier element. These are semiconductor devices, which become cold on one ...


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

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities  - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

It was prepared in response to a need to find a robust method of cost analysis for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. The manual and software provide criteria and procedures that ensure the achievement ...


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