Lead Contamination News

  • NYPA Research Leads to Increased Power Line Transfer Capability

    November 7, 2016 -- A study by the New York Power Authority has provided a basis for strengthening the state's power grid by enhancing the power flow capability of the existing Marcy South power circuits from Central New York to the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...

  • ERDWICH at the world`s leading trade fair for environmental technologies

    The IFAT in Munich ended beginning of June. As previously, this year the fair offered the opportunity for many interesting discussions and it provided an excellent opportunity for the exchange of information with business partners, customers and decision-makers from the sector. This year, ERDWICH presented for the first time a new technology for recycling LCD screens, allowing ...

  • Regulating Change: Intelex at RegScan’s 2016 Conference

    RegScan Regulatory Conference May 24th – 25th The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel Washington, DC RegScan’s inaugural Regulatory Conference brings together regulatory experts, government officials and executives from Fortune 1000 companies to discuss pressing ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Regulating Change: Intelex at RegScan’s 2016 Conference

    RegScan Regulatory Conference May 24th – 25th The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel Washington, DC RegScan’s inaugural Regulatory Conference brings together regulatory experts, government officials and executives from Fortune 1000 companies to discuss pressing global regulatory issues. Over two ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • The Olympus IPLEX NX Videoscope Features Industry-leading Image Quality to Locate Previously Undetectable Flaws

    The IPLEX NX is Olympus’ new feature-rich flagship industrial videoscope that delivers new levels of excellence in image quality, maneuverability and user-friendliness to help locate flaws that were previously undetectable and streamline inspections in even the most difficult-to-reach areas. The IPLEX NX combines an industry-leading high-pixel CCD chip, an ultra-bright laser diode light ...


    By Olympus

  • GRI certified training in Espoo, Finland

    Update your skills in Corporate Sustainability Reporting GRI certified training in Espoo, Finland on the 13. – 14.4.2016 The course program has been developed to help participants to better understand the content ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • AWWA Board supports recommendation for complete removal of lead service lines

    The Board of the American Water Works Association voted unanimously Monday to support recommendations from the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) that strengthen the Lead and Copper Rule and ultimately lead to the complete removal of lead service lines. “The water community’s first priority is to provide safe water for ...

  • AWWA launches online Lead Resource Community

    With the crisis in Flint, Michigan vaulting lead risks into the public consciousness, the American Water Works Association has launched a web-based Lead Resource Community accessible to water professionals, media and the general public. The ...

  • Testing nanopositioning devices for Queensgate

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has a long standing collaboration with Queensgate Instruments in the area of provision of metrology for nanopositioning. NPL and Queensgate recently completed an Innovate UK project in which NPL developed optical interferometry to enable Queensgate to verify the performance of the next generation of its nanopositioning ...

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