risk management Articles

2687 Results found
  • Keyword: risk management ×

Merck Sharp & Dohme Case Study

by Scannell Solutions Limited  (Jan. 19, 2015)

MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical products. The state of the art facility includes large scale Fermentation, Purification, Sterile Manufacturing and ...

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

by Ensia  (Jan. 13, 2015)

What’s the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries? A.  malnutrition and undernutrition B.  tuberculosis, malaria & HIV/AIDS C.  pollution If you guessed “C,” you got it. Exposures to polluted soil, water and air (both household and ambient) killed 8.4 million people in these countries in ...

Interview with Ronald Ebelhar, 2015 Chairman of the ASTM Board

by ASTM International  (Jan. 8, 2015)

Ron Ebelhar has provided leadership in civil engineering projects and ASTM technical committee work since the 1970s. This year, he brings his experience to his elected position as chairman of the ASTM board of directors. You have worked on dozens of engineering projects since getting your degrees in civil engineering. What are some of the most ...

Why does the market need a new Phosgene indicator badge?

by Compur Monitors GmbH & Co. KG  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Usage of Phosgene Phosgene (COCl2) is a non combustible but very toxic gas. It is a raw material for plastics like Polycarbonates (i. e. Macrolon) or Polyurethanes. Monitoring of Phosgene Plants using or manufacturing Phosgene of course underlay strict safety regulations. Therefore they are equipped with portable and fixed gas detectors for ...

Oil Spill Technologies heat up

by DESMI A/S  (Jan. 12, 2015)

The highly successful, widespread deployment of PyroBoom® fireboom for controlled burning in the Gulf represented a crowning achievement in a development journey spanning more than 30 years. The concept of burning spilled or leaked oil on the sea’s surface has been known for many years, offering an extremely effective way of reducing ...

Post-Merger supply network rationalization and cost analysis of managing Supply Chain Risk case study

by LLamasoft, Inc.  (Jan. 12, 2015)

Challenge The leading safety matches manufacturer in India recently acquired another safety match manufacturer and wanted to merge the acquired business with the existing business. Postmerger, the company wanted to rationalize the contract manufacturing base and identify optimal product mix for each. The distribution chain of the acquired company ...

Insecticide risk map exposes threat to aquatic life

by SciDev.Net  (Jan. 22, 2015)

The global threat that insecticides pose for aquatic biodiversity has been revealed in a recent modelling study that pinpoints areas at greatest risk. The mapping exercise conducted by the researchers reveals that aquatic life in water bodies within 40 per cent of the global land surface is at risk from insecticides running off the ...

Maturing Conflict Minerals Programs in Year 2

by 3E Company  (Dec. 23, 2014)

Let’s be honest: The first year of compliance with the Conflict Minerals Rule was pretty much a disaster. Confusion reigned. Costs soared. Sure, tech giants like Motorola, Intel, and Apple succeeded by building upon initiatives they already had in place; other mere mortals in Corporate America struggled with the new Securities and Exchange ...

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

by Vose Risk Consulting and Software  (Nov. 14, 2014)

Introduction We like the word ‘professional’ – it gives us a sense of security. We have our accounts prepared by a qualified accountant, we use a lawyer to write a contract, and we go to a doctor for medical advice. So if your business or government agency needed to make a very important, risk-based decision would you make sure ...

Wastewater Force Main Management – Condition Data Analysis and Risk Assessment

by Pure Technologies  (Dec. 12, 2014)

Armed with extensive preliminary analysis and actionable data collected through condition assessment, utility operators are able to make defensible decisions about their force mains. In the last part of our wastewater force main management series, we look at how operators can take ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you