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  • Discovering FLIR's intrinsically safe GFx320 camera in collaboration with FLIR & customer ADPO

    The Sniffers recently collaborated with FLIR and customer ADPO to test the new FLIR intrinsically safe optical gas imaging camera during tank storage monitoring in hazardous locations; the FLIR GFx320. Our project leader, Bart Segers, ...


    By The Sniffers

  • PM Environmental Wins Three-Year State of Michigan Contract

    PM Environmental was awarded an Indefinite-Scope, Indefinite-Delivery contract by the State of Michigan (2017 Tank and Soil Removal ISID). The three-year contract, with an option to extend for two additional years, focuses on orphan underground storage tank (UST) sites where there is no longer a viable responsible party to conduct cleanup activities required under state law.  "The state ...


    By PM Environmental

  • High-Precision Weighing Platforms: New from METTLER TOLEDO

    METTLER TOLEDO now offers a new family of high-precision weighing platforms. The PBK9 and PFK9 weighing platforms provide superior accuracy and reliability in harsh industrial conditions with flexibility to be used for many applications. The new PBK9 and PFK9 Weighing Platforms provide the rugged and reliable operation customers have come to expect from METTLER TOLEDO, paired with advanced ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Reinforced heating: The new Ventus-X from Lufft for extreme locations

    Summer is drawing to an end and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test ...

  • Siemens recognizes customers demonstrating digitalization at its 2017 automation summit

    Manufacturers recognized for exemplifying cutting-edge innovations Siemens Automation Summit convenes manufacturing experts to discuss opportunities for industrial enterprises using technology and software Today, at the 2017 Automation Summit in Boca Raton, Fla., Siemens announced the winners of its 12th annual Customer Excellence Awards (CEA). The CEA’s have become an ...

  • Take the opportunity to see the Redoma Thunderhawk processing your cables live!

    This summer we will go on tour across Europe approaching our customers personally - showroom and demonstration area in one! We present our turn-key cable recycling system Thunderhawk A and B on the road starting on Monday, June 26th in the Czech Republic! Mobility is the key to our road show. The rapid relocation possibilities makes it highly flexible to reach all customers. Our roadshow ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • New CIP System Feature Offers ‘Sterilising on the Move’

    Suncombe, one of the world’s leading Cleaning In Place (CIP), bio-waste decontamination and hygienic process engineers, has announce the launch of a sterilising version of its well-established MobileCIP™ portable CIP System. Primarily for use in the BioPharma sector, the new range is called the MobileCIP/SIP™ and has been developed in close co-ordination ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • GSSI StructureScan Mini XT is now available for rent from Exploration Instruments!

    The StructureScan Mini XT is GSSI’s newest model of their very popular all-in-one GPR systems for concrete inspection. Capable of both 2D and 3D investigation, the StructureScan Mini XT offers a 2.7 GHz antenna for superior target resolution and can reach depths of 20 inches (50 cm). From our perspective, it appears that the manufacturer took the best of the previous models and combined ...

  • Nordson ASYMTEK receives innovation and vision awards at Nepcon China 2017

    Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), a leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, received two prestigious awards for innovative technology during NEPCON China 2017: the Innovation Award from Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia in the category of Special ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Location, Location, Location: Choosing the Right telemetry method for your Remote water monitoring applications

    Because of the remote locations and naturally harsh environments of many water resources, monitoring and communicating the resulting data is not always simple or straightforward. Telemetry is an automated process for performing measurements and collecting data back to receiving equipment for analysis. Remote or inaccessible locations require the use of different radio communication technologies ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • Florida is Burning: Ready Containment Donates 2 Onion Tanks

    It is all over the news that forest fires are burning throughout the state. So Ready Containment donated two 5000 gallons Onion Tanks to the Florida Forest Service similar to the one shown. The tanks are used to stage water in remote locations for use by the firefighters. Ready Containment, LLC. is proud to be able to help keep the residence of Florida and proerty safe from the States wild fires. ...


    By Ready Containment, LLC

  • Rotork CK valve actuators deliver intelligent modular solutions

    Built on the cornerstones of reliability and safety inherent in all Rotork products, the CK enhances the scope of Rotork flow control technology. The modular CK design provides flexibility and configurability, enabling quick selection from stock to meet customer specification with short lead times. The torque range facilitates reliable operation of valve types and sizes typically found in ...


    By Rotork

  • `Extreme sleepover #20` – welcome to dataworld

    I’m standing 100 feet underground in a fluorescent-white room. In the centre, stand four rows of server cabinets. I’m following Matej, a data centre technician, as he carries out some diagnostic tests on the facility’s IT equipment. To get here we had to go through several security checks, including a high-tech biometric fingerprint scanner and a good old-fashioned, ...


    By Cambridge University

  • Forbes Announce Major Expansion Of Their Auotmated Thermoplastic Tank Prodcution Facility

    Three years ago Forbes Technologies Lid invested £1.5 million in a brand new facility for the manufacture of large helically wound thermoplastic tanks with capacities in excess of 100 cubic metres. With demand increasing for tanks in High Density Polyethylene PE 100, work has started on a major expansion in production space at their Kelso factory, located in the Scottish Borders. The ...


    By Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • Markham Brook outfall protected with WaStop

    Difficult installation locations puts many off installing check valves. WaStop thrives in these conditions and rises to the challenge. At Markham Brook WaStop provided a bespoke flange for quick and easy installation ensuring low installation costs and 100% back flow protection. A 1200DN WaStop was designed by  with a specially shaped flange to fit the ‘snug shaped’ existing ...


    By Wapro AB

  • DN600 WaStop protects from flooding in Depew, New York

    Flooding occurred regularly at the pubic works (water and sewer) yard where offices, public works trucks and snow plows are located. An old underground valve vault in the compound flooded every year in the spring snow melt. The vault drained into the creek and was protected with an Iron flap valve. The flap valve always seized partly open rendering if useless for flood protection. The operators ...


    By Wapro AB

  • GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology

    GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology, solutions for different needs, electric cables’ recycling, radiators’ recycling, WEEE solutions, aluminum processing, separation between materials having different specific weight, has never disappointed market’s expectations. Every year, GUIDETTI ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing in 2014

    In the bidding process CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing in 2014 organized by China Petroleum Materials Corporation for entrusting of CNPC, more than 30 China Valves manufacturers have won the qualification of CNPC Valve Authorized Centralized Purchasing to provide high pressure valve to CNPC, ...

  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


  • Registration Open for Webinar on Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology: Increasing Water Availability

    Registration is now open for a December 7, 2016, National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) webinar, “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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