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More than 90 percent of world breathes bad air, WHO says

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28/09/2016

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told ...

AMETEK Land to Present Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection at European Biomass to Power 2016

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28/09/2016

AMETEK Land announces that Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager for Combustion and Environmental Monitoring, will speak at the European Biomass to Power Conference, October 5 to 6 2016, in Seville, Spain, on “Early Detection of Spontaneous Heating and Combustion in Biomass Handling.” The presentation looks at the characteristics of biomass fuel and how those characteristics make ...

Solar cycle not to blame for warming

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26/09/2016

European scientists have dug deep to dismiss once again the old argument that climate change might be a consequence of solar radiation rather than atmospheric chemistry. The world is warming, they confirm, because more greenhouse gases are getting into the atmosphere, and the changes in the solar cycle are not a significant factor. This is not the first such reassurance. Teams of ...

ISO Publishes Standard for Compilation and Description of Sample Preparation and Dosing Methods for Engineered and Manufactured Nanomaterials

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29/09/2016

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO/TR 16196:2016, “Nanotechnologies — Compilation and description of sample preparation and dosing methods for engineered and manufactured nanomaterials.” The goal of the standard is to assist scientists and experts to understand, plan, choose, and address issues relevant to nanomaterials before and during ...

EON2 CS2 The Last Goes and GPS Antenna You`ll Ever Need

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27/09/2016

The EON2 Antenna requires no assembly, and no aiming in most locations. Rugged by design, it is completely sealed for marine environments and dome-shaped for superior ice/snow shedding. Furthermore, it’s smaller, lighter and more durable than a Yagi. With over 1,000 EON2 Antennas in operation worldwide, it is the de facto standard for many agencies, including Canadian ...

Dr. Bridget R. Scanlon receives groundwater’s top science award

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29/09/2016

Bridget R. Scanlon, Ph.D., senior research scientist with the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2016 M. King Hubbert Award for major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater. “Dr. Scanlon is an active and energetic scientist devoted to the advancement of ...

SatrindTech Shredder installed in a line of cardboard recovery in Belgium

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27/09/2016

2014 statistics processed by CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries), indicate that in Europe almost 7 million tonnes of cardboard are consumed. This material, used mostly in the packaging sector, can be reused many times (usually up to 6) and 54% of it is comprised of recycled material. During this past August a two-shaft shredder was delivered in Belgium. It is a hydraulic model K ...

PODCAST: Introducing Game-Changing Odor and Emission Control Solution for Wastewater Treatment at WEFTEC 2016

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28/09/2016

It’s common knowledge that industrial and municipal wastewater treatment plants generate odors that can be strong, persistent, and a nuisance to employees, as well as to neighboring residents, businesses, and industries. Listen to the podcast here. This further reinforces the need for the right odor-mitigation solutions that are both safe and effective. For 25 years, OMI Industries has ...

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