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Standardisation needs in Graphene and other 2D materials for nanotechnologies measurement and characterization

by National Physical Laboratory (NPL)  (Oct. 23, 2014)

As part of ISO nanotechnologies standardisation activities, a survey on standardisation needs in graphene and other 2D material has been launched. The aim is to identify topics, the timescale in which standards need to be developed and the priority for such standards. The survey is split into different areas covering graphene; other 2D materials; ...

ITRI Introduces HECLOT, the First Affordable and Energy-Efficient Solution to Achieve a CO2 Capture Rate of Up-to-90 Percent

by Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)  (Oct. 21, 2014)

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading, high-tech applied research institutions, introduces High Efficiency Calcium Looping Technology (HECLOT), a calcium looping technology developed to reduce carbon emissions from fossil power plants. It is the first affordable and ...

HORIBA Scientific To Offer Free Webinar on Tip-Enhanced Raman Scattering (TERS)

by HORIBA Europe GmbH  (Oct. 24, 2014)

HORIBA Scientific, a global leader in Raman spectroscopy systems, is pleased to be offering a free webinar entitled, “Tip-Enhanced Raman Imaging: TERS is no longer purely a research technique,” will be offered on Thursday, November 6th, at 10:00am PST/12:00pm CST/1:00pm EST. It will be moderated by Laura Bush, Editorial Director of ...

SCS-Certified Products Among Top 10 Products Honored by BuildingGreen at Greenbuild 2014

by SCS Global Services  (Oct. 24, 2014)

SCS Global Services, a leading independent certification body for the green building sector, is pleased to pay tribute to three companies -- PROSOCO, Marvin Windows, and KI -- whose SCS-certified or evaluated products are among the top 10 companies honored for innovative products for 2015 by  ...

Preparation Environment Council, 28 October 2014

by Europa Press Room  (Oct. 27, 2014)

The first formal Environment Council under the Italian Presidency will be held in Luxembourg on 28 October. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will represent the European Commission. The Council will deal with environment points in the morning before moving on to climate issues over ...

Calgon Carbon Awarded Second Major Contract In 2014 For Drinking Water Treatment In South Korea

by Calgon Carbon Corporation  (Oct. 28, 2014)

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Samsung C&T Corporation to supply 7.2 million pounds of Filtrasorb® granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Dduk-Do Municipal Drinking Water (Dduk-Do) Plant in Seoul City, South Korea.  The value of the contract was not disclosed. The Dduk-Do ...

Intelex Soars into Safety at the NBAA Conference

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Oct. 23, 2014)

Our aviation experts, Adam and Katsu, took flight to Orlando this week to attend the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) annual convention.   Each year 25,000 aviation professionals flock to this conference which is the world’s largest business aviation event.  Attendees can expect days packed with sessions ...

AWWA webinar focuses on Ebola risks, precautions for water and wastewater personnel

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Oct. 28, 2014)

With Ebola protocols developing almost daily in the public health sector, the American Water Works Association will offer a timely webinar focusing on risks and precautions for drinking water and wastewater employees. The webinar, titled ...

New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

by Spectrex Inc  (Oct. 21, 2014)

Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and ...

Air pollution and the brain: potential neurological risk shown in Parkinson’s study

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Oct. 9, 2014)

Elderly patients with Parkinson’s disease are at greater risk of emergency hospitalisation, as well as premature death, following short periods of increased air pollution by fine particles, finds a US study. The researchers believe that these findings support the theory that fine particles may affect the brain. They also found possible links ...

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