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  • Babcock & Wilcox Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W") (NYSE: BW) announced today fourth quarter 2017 revenues of $408.1 million, an increase of $28.1 million, or 7%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016. GAAP earnings per share in fourth quarter 2017 were a loss of $2.44 compared to a loss per share of $1.47 in fourth quarter 2016. Included in the fourth quarter 2017 GAAP loss ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • UL and DGN sign collaboration agreement on standards

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) and the Dirección General de Normas (DGN) of the Ministry of Economy in Mexico are pleased to announce the signing of a Collaboration Agreement between their organizations. The Agreement, signed in November 2017, is intended to advance standards solutions that improve safety, security, and well-being while meeting the needs of industry for greater North ...


    By UL LLC

  • FERC Staff Report Identifies Lessons Learned From CIP Reliability Audits

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff issued a report offering recommendations to help users, owners, and operators of the bulk-power system assess their risk, compliance and overall cyber security. The findings in the report are based on lessons learned from several non-public audits of registered entities. These lessons learned can help facilitate compliance with mandatory ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UL Environment Recognized by the US EPA as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced official recognition as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier (TPC) under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. TSCA Title VI requires producers of hardwood plywood, particle board, medium density ...


    By UL Environment

  • UL and EOS Announce Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Training Collaboration

    UL, a global safety science organization, and EOS, the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, today announced  a collaboration in which  UL will provide AM training and facility safety services to EOS clients. The initial goal of the relationship is to advance quality and safety within the AM industry and enhance the EOS customer experience. ...


    By UL Environment

  • Flottweg Processes Undergo Quality Testing Again

    Flottweg Processes successfully met the requirements for ISO 9001 certification again this year. The certification body Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) put the significant operational processes of Flottweg SE on the test bench. LRQA carried out a supervisory audit to verify that Flottweg Products and Processes comply with the international standards of the ISO 9001:2008 ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Get ISO 17025 Audit Ready Recorded Webinar

    Learn how a top-notch testing lab meets their accreditation requirements and get extra time back in their day. Brenda Jackson with North Carolina Agriculture and Consumer Services will share how she gets audit ready! Watch the video ...


    By Qualtrax Inc

  • Merck Expands Industry-Leading Emprove Program to Include Filtration and Single-Use Products

    Emprove risk assessment program provides easy access to information on materials used for drug product manufacturing Merck has expanded its industry-leading Emprove risk assessment program to include a selection of products for filtration and single-use processing. The program provides documentation and regulatory information on materials used in the manufacture of drug products. This ...

  • Q-Lab’s Gary Cornell Receives ASTM International’s Plastics Committee Award of Merit

    Q-Lab, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure testservices, is pleased to announce Mr. Gary Cornell recently received ASTM International’s Committee on Plastics (D20) Award of Merit. In addition to being recognized for his individual contributions to developing standards, he also receives the ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • METTLER TOLEDO Offers New SOP Consulting Service

    Weighing experts at METTLER TOLEDO now offer a consulting service to help businesses revise their weighing-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Businesses will receive time- and cost-effective recommendations within four days. METTLER TOLEDO, a global provider of weighing devices for weighing in industrial and laboratory environments, is pleased to offer businesses a new SOP Consulting ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • GE Commences Exchange Offer to Complete Separation of Synchrony Financial

    GE (NYSE: GE) today commenced an offer to exchange GE common stock for common stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) presently owned by GE. This exchange offer is in connection with the previously announced separation of Synchrony, the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States*, from GE. The exchange offer is expected to conclude the week of November 16, 2015. Last ...


    By General Electric

  • Q-Lab’s Gary Cornell Elected as Vice-Chair of SAE Committee

    Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gary Cornell was recently elected as Vice-Chair of the Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE) Textile and Flexible Plastics Committee. Some of the important weathering standards covered by this committee are: SAE J2412 (xenon arc weathering of automotive ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • UNTHA UK passes ISO inspection with flying colours

    Waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK has once again demonstrated its unswerving commitment to quality, environmental and health and safety management, by passing its ISO recertification audit with flying colours. In March 2014 it was announced that the North Yorkshire team of waste and recycling experts had scooped a hat-trick of highly ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Environment: 12 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2017

    The deadline for submitting entries to the European Green Capital 2017 competition cycle has expired. The following cities have entered: Bursa (Turkey) Cascais (Portugal) Cork (Ireland) Essen (Germany) 's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) Istanbul (Turkey) Lahti (Finland) Lisbon (Portugal) Nijmegen (Netherlands) ...

  • EPA Requiring BMW to Correct Fuel Economy Labels for Four Mini Cooper Vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising estimates for four 2014 BMW Mini Cooper vehicles to ensure consumers are given accurate fuel economy values. The EPA performed a fuel economy audit on the BMW Mini Cooper and obtained values that differed from those BMW submitted to EPA for certification. With EPA oversight, BMW conducted new emissions and fuel economy testing, and EPA ...

  • Shimadzu Total Solution for PIC/S and FDA Compliance

    All Shimadzu network system products incorporate functions for the PIC/S GMP and the Part 11 compliance regulation, and computerized validation functions required by GxP. Shimadzu provides documentation including IQ/OQ, Certificates of Compliance, and Inspection Test Result Reports based on Shimadzu IS09001 certified system. Shimadzu's accredited service personnel offer full support for ...

  • Ljubljana European Green Capital 2016

    The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, has won the European Green Capital Award for 2016. The award was presented this afternoon by EU Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik, at a ceremony in Copenhagen, which holds the 2014 European Green Capital title. Ljubljana received recognition for raising environmental awareness amongst its citizens, for its sustainability strategy 'Vision 2025', its ...

  • H2O Innovation announces the proposed acquisition of Piedmont Pacific Corporation and concurrent bought deal and private placements of up to $8 million

    (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Company”) announces the signature of an agreement to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of Common Stock of Piedmont Pacific Corporation (“Piedmont”), a company located in ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Crowcon’s I-Test Ensures Gas Detectors are compliant

    Bump testing & calibration station tests and verifies Crowcon Gas-Pro detectors The new Crowcon I-Test bump testing and calibration station is designed specifically to test and verify that Crowcon’s Gas-Pro portable gas detectors are in a compliant state. Bump testing (gas testing) standards globally are becoming ever-stricter and the demands on fleet managers to control bump ...

  • Agilent Technologies to separate into two industry-leading public companies

    Increases strategic flexibility of both standalone businesses Highlights: Two publicly traded companies will offer shareholders distinct opportunities with unique investment identities $3.9 billion(1) Agilent life sciences, diagnostics, applied markets company $2.9 billion(1) electronic measurement company, to be named later ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

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