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  • XRF Analysis - a method of screening products for lead content

    Concerned toy manufacturers can be reassured with Oxford Instruments’ complete solution for safe toys and consumer goods Almost daily, we wake to the news that another toy has been recalled from the market due to the presence of lead in the paint applied to the toy. The recalls are primarily being carried out by the major toy manufacturers, but it seems that the problem exists throughout the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Lead service line analysis examines scope of challenge

    A new analysis published today by the American Water Works Association estimates 6.1 million lead service lines remain in U.S. communities, suggesting progress in lead service line removal over the past two decades but indicating an estimated $30 billion challenge remains. When the Lead and Copper Rule was instituted in 1991, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • Leading permeation analysis range displayed at Interpack 2014

    At the 2014 Interpack show, we will be exhibiting our leading range of water vapour permeation and oxygen permeation analysers which offer testing for many different packaging applications.  Our oxygen permeation analysers offer reliable and versatile testing for bottles, packages and films with our bestselling instruments delivering the fastest permeation results available. These ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Leading institutional investors survey asset managers on their analysis of climate risks

    Seven leading institutional investors who are members of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) this week called on the top 500 global asset managers to respond to a survey on how they are evaluating climate risks and opportunities. “Given the sweeping nature of climate change, climate risks are embedded in every investment portfolio,” the investors noted in their cover letter. “As ...


    By Ceres

  • NREL Announces New Center Directors to lead R&D, Analysis Efforts

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently named leaders in the renewable energy field as center directors. Paul Basore has been named Director of the Materials Applications and Performance Center; Dave Mooney as Director of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center; Nancy Haegel as Director of NREL's Materials Science Center; Jao van de Lagemaat as Director of Chemistry and ...

  • Leading Market Research and Analysis Firm Highlights 3E Company’s Global Capabilities in New Report

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that its industry leadership has been recognized by IDC Manufacturing Insights in a Perspective report entitled “Spotlight on 3E Company, from Environmental Compliance to Sustainability” (document #MI236531). The report is the first in a series ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Lead List of

    Residents of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida live in states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to an analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The study used publicly-available data in the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The analysis, entitled "Toxic Power: How Power Plants Contaminate Our Air and States" ...

  • Britain leads the way in sustainable entrepreneurship

    Imagine a world where sustainability becomes a tool for companies to reap larger profits. Imagine a world where companies move from merely presenting consumers with "greenwash" to actually having sustainability and community well-being in their ethos. Imagine a world where the ordinary citizen has the right and the opportunity to voice a thought on sustainability issues and have them taken into ...

  • Verdantix Analysis Of Leading Consultancies Finds That Success In The $700 Million US Sustainability Consulting Market Requires Deep Pockets And Unique Expertise

    A diverse collection of eight services firms – CH2M HILL, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, ERM, KPMG, McKinsey, PE International and PwC – stand out as the leading consultancies in the challenging US sustainability consulting market according to a ...


    By Verdantix Ltd

  • 3D levee intersection analysis

    Levee analysis is becoming an increasingly important topic as the infrastructure ages. Many sections are in need of re-engineering improvements as consideration is given to their replacement. Concepts utilized in their original design are being re-examined. Many of these structures were designed 20 to 50 years ago, and the tools utilized in such analysis have changed significantly. Our ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Can the World Bank lead on climate change?

    “The World Bank needs to demonstrate leadership to steer investment towards low carbon, environmentally sustainable development choices,” said Jonathan Lash, president of the World Resources Institute, which produced the analysis. “This will be difficult to achieve while simultaneously investing in many ‘business as usual’ projects, such as coal-fired power.” At the Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the ...

  • NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead

    Untitled Document NITON LLC Introduces New Advanced Lead Paint Analyzer ...

  • Conducting Wipe Sampling After Lead Abatement

    Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. Lead-based paint abatement techniques will be aided by two new ASTM International standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. The new standards are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Lead up to Cancun - what`s in store?

    As the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change's 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) Nov. 29 - Dec. 10 in Cancun nears, observers scrutinizing international action and inaction since COP15 are looking to predict how the event may unfold. COP15's hot button issues of maximum temperature rise and reduction targets remain largely unaddressed. The ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Leading global businesses back carbon pricing

    Over 100 international companies, including Shell, Unilever, Cathay Pacific, EDF Energy, Braskem, Statoil, Swiss Re, Ricoh and Skanska, have endorsed the Carbon Price Communiqué, which was presented to the European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, and Ambassadors to the EU last week in Brussels. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Virtual Conference for Material Analysis

    Materials science researchers from around the globe will gather for an innovative online experience where we will explore the latest cutting edge analytical solutions used to enable the development of new and advanced materials. Watch presentations from leading materials scientists, access hundreds of technical papers and videos, and ask questions live – all without leaving your desk! If ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Growing awareness of RAM analysis in Japan

    Japan is known for being a leading market for advanced technology. This is especially true for the oil and gas industry, where Japanese companies are recognised for being at the vanguard of technologies for operation, design and processes. With that in mind, DNV Software together with System Integrating Laboratory (SIL) have brought the forefront of Reliability, Availability and Maintainability ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Wellington to host leading climate change conference in 2011

    Wellington City Council is bringing the pre-eminent climate change and business conference in the Asia-Pacific region to the city in 2011. The city will host the 7th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference on 1-2 August 2011 with the Council as Foundation Sponsor. The 2010 conference in Sydney was the most important conference of its type, ...

  • EU could afford to lead international climate action

    This week, the heads of the EU member states will meet in Brussels to discuss the adoption of a 40 percent greenhouse gas reduction target for 2030. Despite the fragmented state of global climate policy, such front runner action could reduce future global warming by more than 1 degree if it induced others to join by 2030. This is shown by a study now published by an international team of ...

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