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  • Industrial Videoscope iRis DVRx with 3mm Insertion Probe Has Been Launched

    The new modification of the iRis DVRx industrial videoscope just hit the market. This time the product line has been expanded by adding an impressively thin 3mm (0.12’’) articulating probe to the list of options. An extra durable tungsten braided probe with 2-way angulation significantly broadens the range of inspection jobs that can be accomplished with the unit. The “chip on ...


    By Medit Inc.

  • Innova Sharpens Focus on Canada`s Heavy Oil Sector Following Acquisition of EIT’s IP

    International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) is sharpening its business focus on Canada’s heavy oil sector after acquiring the liquidated intellectual property assets of commercial rival Express Integrated Technologies (EIT). Innova President and CEO Mr. Harry Wong said EIT had developed a core range of products for use within Alberta’s Oil Sands ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • EZ-ATP: on-line monitoring of bacterial and pathogen load in water

    Responding to the increased need for real-time data on water quality and safety, AppliTek took the challenge to design the first commercially available microbiology analyzer using the ATP “firefly assay”: the EZ-ATP® On-line Microbiology Analyzer. Current microbiological standards are still based on time-consuming laboratory methods such as heteretrophic plate count ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • NIOSH Seeks Comment on Proposed Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial OSH Practices

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a Federal Register notice on February 10, 2017, inviting comment on a proposed information collection plan, “Survey of Engineered Nanomaterial Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Practices.” The goal of the project is to assess the relevance and impact of NIOSH’s contribution to guidelines and risk ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Oceaneering to Provide ROV, Survey and Associated Services for Mærsk Supply Service

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Mærsk Supply Service A/S (“Mærsk”) to provide eight work-class remotely operated vehicles (“ROVs”), survey and associated services, including subsea tooling, engineering, communication and data solutions, to support ...

  • Macrotek selected for two acid scrubber contracts

    Macrotek Inc. has announced receipt of two major contracts for a hazardous waste treatment service provider in Central Canada. Macrotek will design, engineer, and deliver two counter-current packed bed scrubbers for the removal of acids from process gas. Acids being removed include HCl, Cl2, and HCN. Macrotek’s Packed Bed Scrubbers will be ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Fire Protection Storage Done Right

    Water storage tanks for fire protection has improved in recent years as technology has advanced, processes have evolved and standards have become more rigorous resulting in increased flexibility, greater durability and lower costs. Modern ground storage tanks used for fire protection are commonly one of three designs; ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Occupational & Environmental Exposures to Gasoline Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses gasoline and potential environmental and occupational exposures to it.    “As recently as 2015, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that over 140 billion gallons of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Clarke Energy Passes Achilles with Flying Colours

    Achilles is the accreditation scheme that utilities companies and our customers such as United Utilities, Thames Water, Severn Trent use. Clarke Energy passed 100% in almost every category. The category’s assessed were Health and Safety, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • DESMI Foundry in China Receives Certification

    We did not apply for it, but are very pleased that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China has recognized our facility “as an example to follow” and given DESMI’s new foundry in Xuancheng a certification followed by a cheque for 70,000 RMB. “We are very pleased with the acknowledgement from the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • SoftInWay and OPEN MIND Technologies Offer Total Turbomachinery Solution

    SoftInWay Inc. and OPEN MIND Technologies AG announce a cooperation agreement to provide a complete solution for the design, development and manufacturing of gas turbine components and other types of turbomachinery.  Both companies are known for their best-in-class software platforms that provide component developers the needed productivity tools to accelerate the product development and ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • The Air Quality Index and What it Means Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the Air Quality Index (AQI) and what the information provided by the monitoring resource means to the public.  “The AQI is used to report daily air quality conditions in an easy-to-understand format, and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ERM-CA400 : How to ensure the reliability of mercury analysis in seawater

    The JRC  released a new seawater reference material certified for its mercury concentration. This certified reference material (CRM) was produced in support of the Water Framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC) and will make the quality assessment of coastal waters more reliable. Because of its acute and chronic toxicity, mercury is included in the list of priority substances to determine ...

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Cobalt and Cobalt Compounds in New York

    In late 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. Included in this list were the metallic element cobalt and cobalt compounds that release cobalt ions in vivo.  The National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Hansford Sensors launches new intrinsically safe vibration monitoring connection enclosure

    Hansford Sensors, the leading global manufacturer of high performance industrial accelerometers, has launched a new intrinsically safe connection enclosure for industrial and process vibration monitoring. The HS-ICE enclosure provides a compact, self-contained terminal to take readings from accelerometers via portable data-collectors. The multi-channel unit can be configured from 1 to 24 ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • UL Awards NJZ Lighting Mainland China’s first UL 844-C1D1 Certification

    UL, the global safety science leader, was invited to be present at new product launch event held by NJZ Lighting, and issued the company a certification to UL 844-CID1. UL 844 covers luminaires for use in hazardous locations. With this issuance, NJZ Lighting became the first luminaires manufacturer in China to receive certification to UL844-CID1 for explosion proof lighting, for their Defender ...


    By UL LLC

  • UAI Petitions EPA To Withdraw Flawed Emissions Model

    On January 25, 2017, the Urban Air Initiative (UAI), along with the Energy Future Coalition and the states of Kansas and Nebraska, filed a request for correction of information petitioning EPA to correct its models on motor vehicle fuel emissions that limit the use of higher blends of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EDPR forms part of steering group recognized for work on offshore aviation guide

    Helicopters and planes play a vital role in the offshore renewables industry, from development and construction, to daily procedures and emergency response. However, until recently our industry didn’t have a point of reference for the proper way to engage with or contract aviation services. A small team of experts, which included EDP Renewables’ QHSSE manager John Yorston, formed an ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • EMLab P&K Helps Florida Mold Testing Companies With Patent-Pending Mold Lab Reports

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, reached a milestone producing more than 1,000 MoldRANGE™ Local Climate reports for communities throughout Florida. Mold testing specialists in Florida and across the United States gain enhanced insights for their mold inspections through the patent-pending ...


    By EMLab P&K

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