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  • Study: Volkswagen’s excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths in Europe

    In September 2015, the German Volkswagen Group, the world’s largest car producer, admitted to having installed “defeat devices” in 11 million diesel cars sold worldwide between 2008 and 2015. The devices were designed to detect and adapt to laboratory tests, making the cars appear to comply with environmental standards when, in fact, they emitted pollutants called nitric oxides, ...

  • Perma Pure to Join Leading Laboratory Equipment Manufacturers at Pittcon 2017

    Perma Pure LLC, a global leader of gas conditioning solutions for medical, scientific, and environmental monitoring applications, today announced that the Company will be exhibiting at Pittcon 2017, March 5-9, in Chicago, IL.  Located at Booth 4735, Perma Pure’s exhibit will feature the Company’s high-performance dryers and moisture exchangers for laboratory and ...


    By Perma Pure LLC

  • Call for Statements of Interest to Host the IWA Leading Edge Technology Conference 2018

    This is a call for venue proposals to host the 15th edition of IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET). Please find attached the Guidelines for Venue Proposal. Please note that the deadline for receiving Statements of Intent is 15 March 2017.  IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and ...

  • SgurrEnergy’s Garry Campbell joins world’s leading professional health and safety body

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, bolstered its credentials when one of its employees was invited to join the world’s leading professional health and safety body. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) last month welcomed Health and Safety Team Leader Garry Campbell to its Offshore Group Committee. IOSH is ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • ADEQ Announces Plans to Test for Lead in 7,000 School Buildings

    Last month, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced the agency was coordinating with multiple state and local agencies, public water systems and public schools to proactively conduct a statewide screening program for the presence of lead in the drinking water of schools. ADEQ is funding this six-month, fast-track screening program in an effort to collect and test 14,000 ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Tetronics’ plasma solutions featured in Manufacturing Today Europe

    Leading online waste journal, Manufacturing Today Europe has recently featured Tetronics International in their latest issue. The feature gives a great overview of our plasma waste management solutions. The article includes insight and behind the scenes information on our resource recovery and hazardous waste treatment ...

  • EHSQ community - leading people safely

    This week Brian Fielkow and James T. Schultz discuss leading people safely through the business battlefield of safety. We invite you to join our Environmental, Health and Safety, and Quality professional community, and share your knowledge with other members. Leading People Safely – The Webinar with ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Morbark Introduces Partnership, Debuts Trommel Screen at COMPOST2017

    Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, will demonstrate a trommel screen at this year’s COMPOST2017 show, the U.S. Composting Council’s Conference and Tradeshow. Morbark has entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • What’s Happening: Leading technology brands join Innasol portfolio

    A very exciting last quarter for Innasol and our installation network sees a new partnership with leading technology brands Sokratherm gas CHP units and Kohlbach biomass boilers. These new additions will provide a strong approach to the emerging market and fresh and exciting opportunities in the years to come. German manufacturer Sokratherm, produce premium medium range gas CHP units from 50kWe ...


    By Innasol Ltd.

  • AWWA distributes radio PSA to mark Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    The American Water Works Association marked Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by distributing a radio public service announcement that urges homeowners to remove sources of lead that can come into contact with water. “More than ever, homeowners and renters are receptive to hearing about how to protect their families from lead risks, about getting their water tested, about complete lead service ...

  • Getting the Best Performance From Vibrating Screen Machines

    VibraScreener is a leader in the manufacture of high-quality round and rectangular screeners, vibratory sieves and gyratory sifters for a range of industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, chemical, nutraceutical, cosmetics, ceramics, metal powder, powder coating and more. We engineer our products to deliver maximum quality, reliability and cost effectiveness compared to other ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

  • Rim Repair Servicing Failures at Crown Equipment Leads to Citation

    Rim repair servicing failures at Ohio-based lift truck manufacturer, Crown Equipment, resulted in a citation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for five serious violations. The investigation, which was conducted on July 13, ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Industrial Railway Safety Conference

    Come and visit Nilex at the 2nd Annual Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25th. Learn about the most current and best practices in the sector, interact with experts on the regulatory process and safety management systems (SMS), gain insight into new technologies and equipment, and find out about safety training resources. Don't miss keynote speaker Captain Stephen Robertson, who ...


    By Nilex

  • Training Conference brings International Success

    At atg UV Technology, we pride ourselves on the strength of our distributor relationships. As the ambassadors of atg UV Technology around the globe, our distributors & service engineers are a crucial and valued extension of the atg UV Technology family.  As part of atg UV’s commitment to our growing network of distributors and clients worldwide, this week we proudly hosted an ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Leading with Safety: Creating Lasting Change

    When leaders gain fluency around safety, companies see injury rates drop, employee commitment increases, and overall production improves. How can you as a leader effectively use safety as a catalyst to achieve other operational benefits? Join the ...


    By DEKRA Insight

  • Looking for New Nutrient Sensors?

    Are you looking for a new on-line sensor but don’t know how to select from all the sensors on the market? inCTRL’s Leiv Rieger is leading a Mobile Session at WEFTEC.16 in New Orleans and will answer your questions: 329. Mobile Session: Nutrient Analyzers and Sensors. Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016, 9am-10:30am, Exhibit Hall Booth 3301. ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • Major motion picture Deepwater Horizon to bullfrogpower all advance screenings in Canada with 100 per cent clean energy

    Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Canadian distributor, Elevation Pictures, are announcing a new partnership that will see advance screenings of Deepwater Horizon – a major motion picture on one of the largest oil spills in human history – bullfrogpowered with 100 per cent clean, renewable power. The movie depicts the thrilling story of ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • NREL Technique Leads to Improved Perovskite Solar Cells

    Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), devised a method to improve perovskite solar cells, making them more efficient and reliable with higher reproducibility. The research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, involved hybrid halide perovskite solar cells ...

  • Computrac Upgrades Moisture Testing at Leading Lubricant Test Lab

    Engineered Lubricants is one of the most advanced lubricant testing facilities in the United States. They specialize in lubricant design, quality control and investigative lubricant analysis. Their knowledge and expertise of lubricants and machinery lubrication are instrumental in helping customers maintain equipment, optimize performance and reduce overall maintenance costs. ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • NREL Names Mark Davis to Lead Biosciences Center

    Dr. Mark Davis is the new director of the Biosciences Center at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). "Mark has been serving in this capacity for almost a year, and we are very excited to now have him in this position formally," said Adam Bratis, NREL's associate lab director for BioEnergy Science and Technology. The Biosciences Center is under the umbrella of the ...

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