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Air monitoring equipment from Markes International comes top in US EPA field trials

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23/09/2016

Markes International (Cincinnati, OH, USA) has come first and second in independent field-trials of air monitoring equipment carried out by the US Environmental Protection Agency.  The results of this second rigorous phase of assessment were announced on 10 August to an audience of air-monitoring experts at the National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference in St Louis, MO, and ...

GE Announces Clarke Energy as the Jenbacher, Waukesha and Diesel Engine Distributor in Papua New Guinea

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26/09/2016

Seeking to ensure regional customer sales and services excellence for its growing reciprocating engine technology portfolio in the southwestern Pacific, GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced it is establishing an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s authorised distributor of the company’s reciprocating gas and diesel engines in Papua New Guinea. ...

The Royal Dutch Navy starts project with environmentally friendly solution to prevent biofouling on ships

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23/09/2016

Today the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic has received an official order from the Royal Dutch Navy to apply their ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Before the end of 2016 multiple ultrasonic antifouling systems will be installed on a 130-meter long marine vessel. Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results that a ship can consume ...

G9 rebrands as the Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation

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22/09/2016

The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9) has today rebranded itself as the Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation (G+). Since its formation in 2012, the G9 has taken a leading role in facilitating health and safety improvements in the offshore wind industry. The importance of that responsibility was recognised at the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)’s ...

WaterSignal Installs Monitoring System on Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta

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22/09/2016

In the midst of extreme drought and rising water rates, WaterSignal – a water conservation technology company – announces the installation of nine systems on Bank of America Plaza, a 55-story high rise building in Atlanta, GA. Towering at an impressive 1,023 ft., Bank of America Plaza is the 10th tallest building in the United States and the tallest building in Georgia. “When ...

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigation in Chile

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22/09/2016

Last August 2016 Open World Company (Chile) carried out a GPR investigation on the territory of one of Chilean industrial companies. The purpose of this survey was to found leaks from the water pipe going through the industrial zone. The company had really big problem with this leak because they lost a lot of water. For this work Open World used VIY3-300 GPR to sound the ground up ...

Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

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23/09/2016

Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...

Thomaston, GA Earns Partnership for Safe Water Award

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23/09/2016

The City of Thomaston Water Treatment Plant, which Severn Trent North America has operated since 2012, has received the “Directors Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and associated Partner organizations to guide water suppliers toward improving water ...

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