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  • Cooley Manion Jones Announces That John B. Manning Will Return as Co-Chair of Perrin Conferences National Asbestos Litigation Conference

    Cooley Manion Jones LLP is pleased to announce that John B. Manning, chair of CMJ's Products Liability and Toxic Tort Defense Group has been invited to return as a co-chair and moderator at the upcoming Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview and Outlook, hosted by Perrin Conferences, September 10th - 12th, 2012, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California. A national leader ...


  • Senate backs banning asbestos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate voted on Thursday to ban the import and use of asbestos, which is still used in some industries despite its link to cancer, a crush of lawsuits, and earlier attempts to ban it. The measure would prohibit the sale of asbestos products two years after it becomes law, and represents the first wide-scale effort to prohibit asbestos in nearly 20 years. 'Today ...

  • LawyersandSettlements.com Launches Asbestos News and Health Site

    OnlineLegalMedia.com, the parent company of LawyersandSettlements.com, continued its long history of asbestos reporting by launching a new website, http://www.healtheffectsofasbestos.com. The site will consolidate news and health information for those suffering from asbestosis or asbestos ...


  • Bi-Partisan $140 Billion Asbestos Trust Fund Bill Floated

    WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2005 (ENS) - A bill to end ...

  • OSHA Imposes Costly Asbestos Violations for Two Affiliated Construction Companies

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that two affiliated construction companies and one of its managers is facing almost $1.8 million in fines.  According to OSHA, they violated numerous health standards related to worker exposure to asbestos.   The fines are associated with work ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • CSC Asbestos Expert’s Article Makes R&R Magazine’s Cover Story

    Last month, Clark Seif Clark’s Derrick A. Denis had the opportunity to share his vast knowledge of asbestos with readers ofRestoration & Remediationmagazine.  The article appeared in the August issue of R&R and was entitled, “Asbestos: Still a Stumbling Block in Restoration and Remediation.”   The article discusses how asbestos-related diseases result in the ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Leading Asbestos Lab Experts Return From ASTM Johnson Conference

    EMSL Celebrates 30th Anniversary our leading experts from EMSL Analytical, Inc. recently returned from The ASTM Johnson Conference.  The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was  held last week at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. Objectives of the conference were asbestos monitoring, with emphasis on topics such as the current regulatory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ENVIRON Opens Wichita Office, Expanding Services in the Great Plains

    EWire -- In response to a growing geographic need for expert consulting services in the Great Plains, ENVIRON is pleased to announce the opening of the firm's Wichita, Kansas office, led by ENVIRON Principal Donn Lentz. According to Ron Hutchens, President of ENVIRON's North America Division, "The Wichita office brings ENVIRON's full range of services closer to our Plains States clients and ...


  • Clark Seif Clark Celebrates 20 Years of Environmental Consulting Services

    On April 1st of 1996, several of the leading environmental, industrial hygiene, engineering and building science professionals officially opened the doors at Clark Seif Clark (CSC). The environmental consulting firm quickly made a name for themselves in their home state of California before expanding and opening several offices on the West Coast and now providing services for clients nationwide. ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Foster Wheeler Awarded Feasibility Study for Refinery Modernization in Albania

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a feasibility study by Albanian Refining & Marketing of Oil sh.a. (ARMO) relating to the modernization of two refineries, located at Ballsh and Fier in Albania. The Foster Wheeler contract value was not disclosed and will be included ...


  • Foster Wheeler Awarded PMC Contract for the Apache Khalda Qasr Compression Project in Egypt

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has received a contract from Apache Khalda Corporation for the provision of project management consultancy (PMC) services to oversee the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Qasr Compression Project in Egypt. The Qasr Compression ...


  • Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific Awarded International Headquarters Award by the Singapore Economic Development Board

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific, has been conferred the International Headquarters Award by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific has a track record of over 40 years of safe and successful project execution in ...


  • Foster Wheeler WorleyParsons Joint Venture Congratulates Woodside on First LNG Cargo from Pluto in Australia

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT), under the auspices of the Foster Wheeler WorleyParsons (FWW) joint venture, congratulates Woodside on achieving LNG production and first cargo at its Pluto LNG Project in Australia. FWW was responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction management of the onshore portion of the project which comprises a single LNG ...


  • Texas IAQ Professionals Help to Prevent Indoor Air Quality Issues during Construction

    Earlier this month, The Southeast Texas Record published an article about a new home builder being sued by a League City woman’s insurance company.  According to the article, the lawsuit claims that the builder’s negligence caused multiple water damage events that have totaled over $70,000.   Water damage can not only harm building materials ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Proposition 37 Battle Continues in California

    Controversial Proposition 37 would require food manufacturers to disclose whether processed foods contain genetically modified organisms, otherwise known as GMOs, in the state of California. So far $35 million has been raised by food and biotech companies in attempt to defeat Prop 37. Recently proponents of the initiative had only raised about 10 percent of this amount, but now celebrities have ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. announces employee promotions

    Integral Consulting Inc., a national science and engineering consulting firm with practice areas in health, environment, technology, and sustainability, today announced several promotions within the company. The promotions include principal level and senior level scientists who have contributed to the firm’s success. Dr. Lucinda Jacobs, Integral President and Principal Sediment Scientist, said ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Texas IAQ Experts Provide Healthy Environments for Building Occupants

    Since 2001, people across Texas and the Gulf Coast with indoor environmental quality issues or concerns have had access to one of the nation’s leading consulting firms.  Indoor Environmental Consultants, specializing in identifying and resolving indoor air quality (IAQ) and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) problems, have helped thousands of people in schools, commercial and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Foster Wheeler in the UK Wins British Safety Council’s Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that the UK subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been recognized by the British Safety Council with two awards, the Sword of Honour for health and safety management excellence and the Globe of Honour for environmental management excellence. Foster Wheeler was one of 80 organizations world-wide presented with a British ...


  • Foster Wheeler Names Michelle Davies as General Counsel

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that Michelle Davies, 51, has been named as General Counsel, effective November 1, 2011. She assumes the position after having served as Acting General Counsel since January 1, 2010. She assumes the role of General Counsel in addition to her responsibility as Corporate Secretary, a role that she has filled since ...


  • Foster Wheeler Awarded Feasibility Study by Sasol for Gas-to-Liquids Project in Canada

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Sasol to perform the technical portion of a feasibility study for a planned gas-to-liquids facility in Canada, on behalf of the Sasol/Talisman Energy partnership. The technical portion of the feasibility study is ...


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