Integrity Monitoring News

  • Canadian environmental assessment act review report

    On March 13, 2012, the federal Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development released its Report in the statutory review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA). This Report recommends a variety of meaningful changes to the CEAA that would have significant implications for resource developers in Canada. Given the federal government's express ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Urban Physics - Spring School 2012 (International Workshop)

    The University of Cyprus, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology–Zurich and the Technical University of Eindhoven are co-organising an International Workshop aimed for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers who wish to engage in urban environmental studies. The course addresses both theory and applications in urban fluid mechanics and climate, and it integrates training in field ...


    By Lohmeyer GmbH & Co. KG

  • Masdar city chooses SoFi to monitor carbon in buildings

    Masdar City has selected PE INTERNATIONAL’s SoFi system to monitor carbon embodied in buildings for its ambitious project to construct one of the world’s most sustainable cities, the two companies announced today. Masdar City, one of the integrated units of Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted renewable energy company Masdar, has captured enormous worldwide interest by ...


    By thinkstep

  • EarthSoft and Groundswell Technologies to Integrate EQuIS and Waiora

    EarthSoft, Inc. CEO Mitch Beard and Groundswell Technologies, Inc. CEO Dr. Mark Kram announced today that will integrate EarthSoft’s EQuIS environmental workflow data management platform with Groundswell’s Waiora web based monitoring and visualization platform. This new integration enables EQuIS users to generate advanced environmental and water resource management ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Recent WIT Press title - Flood Risk Assessment & Management

    WIT Press Flood Risk Assessment & Management  Editors: S. Mambretti, Politecnico Di Milano, ...


    By WIT Press

  • US Tox21 to begin screening 10,000 chemicals

    A high-speed robotic screening system, aimed at protecting human health by improving how chemicals are tested in the United States, begins today to test 10,000 compounds for potential toxicity. The compounds cover a wide variety of classifications, and include consumer products, food additives, chemicals found in industrial processes, and human and veterinary drugs. A complete list of the ...

  • Ecosystem services and the new IFC performance standards

    Today the World Resources Institute released Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: Introduction and Guide to Scoping, the first of two Working Papers presenting a new methodology to help incorporate ecosystem services into impact assessment. On January 1, 2012, the International ...

  • Critigen Wins Contract to Design World-Class Physical Security Program at U.S. Nuclear Facility

    Critigen, a global technology consultancy, today announced it has been selected as the security subcontractor to design the installation of the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argus security system at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility at DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken, South Carolina. Experts on the Critigen ...


  • Agilent Technologies awards two integrated-biology research grants

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the winners of the 2011 eMerging Insights grant program: Dr. Michael J. MacCoss of the University of Washington and Dr. Peter J. Park of Harvard University. Each will be awarded $75,000 toward their ongoing research on open source data-integration ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • ReportsnReports - BP Sustainability Case Study

    BP Sustainability Case Study  Sustainable development is increasingly important in the modern energy industry. The way that BP and other oil and gas companies respond to urgent and complex sustainability issues will be crucial to future energy supply. This brief gives an in-depth analysis of how BP are ...


  • Energy Institute launches guidance on safety critical task analysis

    The Energy Institute (EI), in collaboration with DNV (Det Norske Veritas), has published new guidance to help non-specialists manage human factors analysis of safety critical tasks. Managing human factors in safety critical task planning can help reduce the chance of human failure, which otherwise could lead to a major accident. Although the importance of human failures in accident causation is ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Who will own the brand of integrative medicine?

    There is a revolution happening in North American medicine. If successful, it will educate and empower consumers, introduce us to a world of new cures, and leave most of us wondering, 'Why didn't we do this 50 years ago?' I'm talking about the integrative model of pharmacy, personified by companies like Pharmaca in the US, and Finlandia and Pure in Canada. "There is a terrific pharmacy model in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon and Life-Cycle Assessment Specialist Ron Feingold Joins Antea Group Global Corporate Consultancy

    The Global Corporate Consultancy (GCC) of Antea™Group announced that Ron Feingold has joined its group as a Consultant. Mr. Feingold is a carbon accounting specialist, and has specific expertise in developing greenhouse gas inventories for a wide variety of sectors, including utilities, governments and corporate clients. “Ron will make an immediate impact in the GCC, providing support ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • HP and PING Collaborate on Mobile Health Monitoring to Reduce Malaria

    On the heels of the United Nations Social Innovation Summit, HP (NYSE:HPQ) and nonprofit organization Positive Innovation for the Next Generation ...


  • New Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Tester From CorDEX Automatically Logs Pipeline Measurement and Location Information

    UT5000 with CorDEX CONNECT™ provides exact location of each measurement for new level of efficiency and safetyAccurately pinpoints and stores corrosion and thickness measurements for later analysis CorDEX Instruments, a specialist in intrinsically safe and explosion-proof instruments for non-destructive testing (NDT), introduces ...


  • BSI Group America Inc. Launches “SCREEN”, an Exclusive, Real Time, Web-based Supply Chain Security Intelligence Tool

    Every four days there is a terrorist attack on the global supply chain. Criminal syndicates and smugglers exploit gaps in the supply chain to steal and engage in illicit trade.  Governments world-wide are asking businesses to apply higher levels of diligence to suppliers’ security practices and chain of custody controls. Managing risk and securing trade in the face of both ...


    By BSI

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork

  • EarthSearch Announces the Development of Oil Pipeline Monitoring System

    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces the development of Oil pipeline monitoring system based on its proprietary integrated GPS/RFID technology. The system will allow nations and oil companies to monitors tens of thousands of kilometers of pipeline remotely using sensor technology integrated with the EarthSearch ...


  • Social hiring: the business case

    Canadian office solutions provider Grand & Toy and Impakt, a Toronto-based leader in corporate responsibility, have launched the second video in their Corporate Responsibility with Impakt series. The Corporate Responsibility with Impakt series features innovative social responsibility best practices relevant to businesses of all sizes. The second video in the series focuses on the business ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Frost & Sullivan: mass transit systems provide growth for physical security solutions

    Mass transit systems are often at the receiving end of terror plots, both successful and unsuccessful.  These global attacks highlight the vulnerability of travel and the importance of proper security for passengers.  Even though there have been no recent successful attacks on U.S. mass transit systems, the FBI and local police departments have allegedly thwarted several planned attacks ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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