Emergency Management News

  • India’s First Sediment Trap-Based Flux Studies in Southern Ocean

    In order to understand the response of the Southern Ocean as a carbon sink and its response to changing global climate conditions, a long-term flux study called “Southern Ocean Carbon Processes-SOCarP” was conceived at the National Centre For Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), India, using moored sediment traps. In early 2017, ...

  • First Fire First For GE

    GE and Huaneng Guilin Gas Distributed Energy Co. Ltd. said that the first fire of a GE 6F.01 gas turbine has been successfully completed, marking the first application globally for GE’s latest F-class gas turbine. The first fire is a critical milestone during which the gas turbine is switched on and reaches full speed.  The milestone follows several months of installation and ...

  • Marine services: environmental protection & preservation

    We’re called Global Diving & Salvage but there’s much more to us than what’s in our name. Global offers expansive services beyond diving and salvage work, including environmental marine services. Our people, experience, and proven track record make us the top provider of marine services on the West Coast, with environmental crews based in Washington and California. ...

  • Ramboll engaged by Brazil´s Federal Public Ministry to oversee remediation of the Rio Doce Basin

    At an official signing ceremony on March 8th, leading engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll entered into a long-term agreement with the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil (MPF) in connection with the country’s November 2015 socio-environmental disaster. Ramboll will evaluate and monitor the work of the Renova Foundation to remediate the damage caused by the dam rupture at the ...


    By Ramboll Group

  • SgurrEnergy secures Race Bank construction and operations monitoring contract

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded the construction monitoring contract of one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms, which will be followed by a 15-year operations monitoring phase. Located almost 17 miles off the Norfolk coast, Race Bank Wind Farm’s offshore array will comprise of 91 state-of-the-art Siemens 6.3MW wind turbines and is ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Bechtel Establishes Cyber Security Lab for Industrial Control Systems

    Responding to increasing cyber threats to industrial controls and supervisory control and data acquisition systems, Bechtel announced the opening of a new cyber security lab aimed at protecting equipment and software that control complex government facilities, power plants, chemical plants, and other large-scale critical infrastructure. The lab will also leverage Bechtel's experience in designing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • DESMI Expands Business in India

    In order to strengthen our presence in India DESMI has established a new 3,000 sqm production facility in Hyderabad. First focus for the production plant will be to produce oil spill response equipment. Second and last focus will be to assemble pumps and pumping solutions locally in India. DESMI has had a liaison office situated locally in India since 2013 ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EnerNOC Japan is Awarded Its First Commercial-Scale DR Contract

    EnerNOC recently announced that after successful pilots with several Japanese utilities, EnerNOC Japan has been awarded its first commercial-scale contract for 60 megawatts of turnkey demand response capacity starting this summer. "This is a significant milestone for our Japanese operations. Over the past several years, the Japanese market has slowly been working its way through a period of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • IEA urges Poland to clean up its energy sector while balancing energy security, environment and affordability requirements

    Poland's new energy strategy should put the country on a pathway towards a cleaner energy system while strengthening energy security, the International Energy Agency said in its latest review of the country's energy policies. The forthcoming energy strategy is likely to prioritise long-term energy security, placing a strong emphasis on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution, ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • Gamesa secures début order for its new 3.3 MW platform, specifically the supply of 198 MW in Mexico

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved an important milestone in its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order for its new G132-3.465 MW turbine, which guarantees the lowest cost of energy across a broad spectrum of sites. The company has secured an order from a power utility for the supply of 198 MW at one of its wind developments in Mexico. ...


    By Gamesa

  • Thinkstep Delivers First EPDs for Paint in Australia for Dulux

    Leading sustainability consulting firm thinkstep worked with Dulux to deliver three EPDs encompassing Wall Paints, Ceiling Paints and Preparation Paints, providing comprehensive data on selected products within each paint range. The EPDs were prepared in accordance with international standards and independently verified. The EPDs are available on the Australasian and International Environmental ...


    By thinkstep

  • Neste responds to EC proposal on revised renewable energy directive

    On November 30, 2016, Neste, a member of the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG), released a statement in response to the publication of the European Commission’s (EC) proposal on the revised Renewable Energy Directive (Directive) for 2021 to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Obama’s Actions to Promote American Entrepreneurship Include Supporting Nanotechnology Industry

    On November 30, 2016, the White House published a blog item, “President Obama’s Top Ten Actions to Accelerate American Entrepreneurship,” and posted a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Enhanced EMS Continuing Education Course Outlines Heat Illness Emergencies

    Victims suffering from heat illness require prompt action from first responders, making a knowledgeable skillset in managing heat-related emergencies a must for EMS personnel. That reality is what makes the recently enhanced EMS Heat Illness and Emergencies training course a trademark lesson in TargetSolutions’ online EMS ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • AWWA Encourages Collaboration in Letter to Trump Transition Team

    In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) this week urged the new Administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of cybersecurity, source water protection, the energy-water nexus, affordability and the importance of sound science to guide regulatory actions. ...

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • EnerNOC's Demand Response Portfolio in Korea Surpasses One Gigawatt

    November 14, 2016 -- EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS) and demand response solutions, announced today that its demand response portfolio in Korea surpassed one gigawatt roughly equivalent to the amount of power generated by a ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • RCS drives innovation with new Technical Resource Centre

    RCS Energy Management has opened a new technical resource centre in Newbury. The company’s product, technical and research teams have all relocated to the new facility at 30 Kingfisher Court, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5SJ. RCS’ repair and business support functions moved last year to the Maxey Moverley headquarters in Redditch, one of the largest dedicated service and repair ...


    By RCS Energy Management

  • Utilities Partner to Enhance Power Grid Preparedness

    November 2, 2016 -- Southern Company, along with Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), PPL Electric Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA),have announced a new initiative designed to enhance the resiliency and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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