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  • Looking back at 2016 and ahead to 2017 in the trucking industry: ELD, hiring, and new competition

    If you think 2016 was, for good or ill, an important and tumultuous year for the trucking industry, 2017 should really get your attention. ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Start 2017 with cleaner air

    While most health professionals agree that poor indoor air quality is a major issue for people suffering from respiratory illnesses, the truth is even healthy people are negatively affected. Children and babies are  ...


    By Better Air LLC

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • China’s smog war moves to courts

    China’s courts are to widen the range of offenses that constitute “environmental crimes” to make it easier to take legal action against polluters, a senior judiciary official told a news conference yesterday. The new rules could allow prosecutors to take on persistent offenders in northern China’s Hebei Province, which was engulfed in heavy smog last week despite being on ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Herkules adds industry vet bonner to vehicle lift sales team

    Herkules Equipment Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Bonner to the company’s Vehicle Lift Representative team. An industry veteran, Mr. Bonner will help build market awareness of the company’s BossLifts by Herkules vehicle lift line. "Our goal is to partner with industry experts that share our passion for manufacturing quality American-made lifts, and the Mark ...

  • 2016 reveals deadly dangers of air pollution

    Beijing, London, Mexico City, New Delhi and Paris are among the cities that have drawn attention for their dangerously high air pollution levels in 2016 - but they're not abne. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that 92 percent of the world's urban population now live in cities where the air is toxic. In India, a study found that 41 Indian cities of more than a million people faced ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city's 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of biosolids ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city’s 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Environmental Industry Certificates of Training vs. Accredited Third-Party Certifications Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses some of the differences between certificates of training and accredited third-party certification in the environmental industry.   “A certificate of training cannot prove that a worker is knowledgeable ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Global Next-generation Battery Market to Showcase a CAGR of more than 71% Through 2020

    According to a recent market study released by Technavio, the global next-generation battery market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 71% during the forecast period. One of the key ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Leveraging Potential: Producing Biomethane from Sewage Gas

    Sewage gas from the wastewater treatment unit at the Model AG paper mill in Niedergösgen, Switzerland, will in future be upgraded to biomethane to provide heat and mobility. The technology for this process will be supplied by Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan, one of the leading providers of gas upgrading and CO2 separation systems. The gas upgrading system is currently being manufactured in the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Identifying Respirable Hazards to Protect Workers in Puerto Rico

    Once each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. The list is compiled from thousands of workplace inspections conducted by federal OSHA staff. Year after year, 1 of the top 10 cited violations involves respiratory protection. OSHA reports that an estimated 5 ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Coal-Tar-Sealant a Major Source of PAH Contamination in Milwaukee Streams

    Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is the primary source of toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, to streambed sediments in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a U.S. Geological Survey and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District ...

  • New White Paper on FTIR multigas analysis

    Gasmet Technologies (Finland) has announced the publication of a free White Paper on the simultaneous measurement of multiple gases in a wide variety of applications using FTIR (Fourier Transform InfraRed) technology. With the ability to measure almost any gas, FTIR monitoring technology is employed in an enormous variety of applications including Continuous Emissions Monitoring, Stack ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Completed field studies of PowerCell PowerPac have achieved project goals

    In 2016, the leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has together with partners completed three projects in which the fuel cell system PowerCell PowerPac has been tested during field studies. During Q1, the projects will be consolidated and evaluated in the light of the technical development within the company. In Sweden, Telia ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Smart and compact Infrared Sources for high-performance NDIR Gas Sensing

    Axetris EMIRS50 and EMIRS 200 compared in an internal test Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming less power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. At the same time the market is demanding improved ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Smart and compact Infrared Sources for high-performance NDIR Gas Sensing

    Gas sensors based on Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) techniques have continuously gained popularity over the past decades. A number of clear trends in gas sensor design are visible today – gas sensors are getting smaller, consuming less power, and unit sensor cost is decreasing. At the same time the market is demanding improved measuring performance (LDL) from gas sensing solutions. To ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • The space-saver Hydrogen + Air generator from LNI Swissgas

    The FID dual Gas is an all-in-one generator for both hydrogen grade 5.0 (or 6.0) and a Zero Air dedicated to GC-FID analytical devices. Main unique benefits of this dual generator are first, to avoid analytical background noise, allowing very low detection levels of a FID system and for CARRIER GAS applications, secondly to remove all the logistics and costs associated with gas cylinders and, ...


    By LNI Swissgas SA

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Chair Dr Hoesung Lee to address International Petroleum Week 2017

    The Energy Institute (EI), organisers of the renowned annual oil and gas industry forum International Petroleum (IP) Week, is proud to announce Dr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the International Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a keynote speaker to its 2017 event taking place in London, 21-23 February. In the morning of 23 February, he will be addressing a conference specifically ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EMS Continuing Education Course Provides Deeper Understanding of Capnography

    Due to the increased use of capnography in the EMS community over the past decade, having an understanding of this tool has become even more important. Capnography is the measurement of carbon dioxide concentrations in exhaled air and is meant to provide valuable information that can help EMS professionals save lives. TargetSolutions’ “EMS Capnography” training course for ...


    By TargetSolutions

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