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  • Breaking the law, at the nanoscale

    A well-established physical law describes the transfer of heat between two objects, but some physicists have long predicted that the law should break down when the objects are very close together. Scientists had never been able to confirm, or measure, this breakdown in practice. For the first time, however, MIT researchers have achieved this feat, and determined that the heat transfer can be ...

  • Ground-Breaking New FM-801 Formaldehyde Meter

    A reusable sensor cartridge employs the chemical reaction between formaldehyde and ß-diketone on a porous glass. The yellowing that results from this reaction is measured via photoelectric photometry with accurate readings to <20ppb HCHO, without significant cross-sensitivity, making it ideal for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) applications. The unit ‘re-zeros’ between 30-minute ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Kurion Breaks Ground on Vitrification Facility in Richland, Wash.

    Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced that it started construction this week on a new facility in Richland, Wash., to further develop and demonstrate its ...


    By Kurion, Inc.

  • North London Waste Authority given record breaking £258m PFI grant

    The North London Waste Authority has today (March 25) been awarded a record-breaking £258m boost in private finance initiative credits. The award is estimated to be worth £481m in cash terms over time, overtaking the Greater Manchester waste PFI deal. According to the NLWA, the flagship procurement project will be one of the most valuable in western Europe, handling around 3% of the municipal ...

  • Is this really is make or break time for European energy intensive industry?

    Europe’s leading industrials will discuss the threat of carbon leakage at ‘Energy Intensive Industries and Climate Change’ in Brussels, Belgium, 25 – 27 November 2008. Integer, a leading business consultancy in the area of global emissions regulations, today announced its latest conference targeted at Europe’s energy intensive Industries and EU Policy makers. ‘Energy Intensive Industries and ...


    By Integer Research Limited

  • EUROLAMEX Laminated safety glass - Updated product brochure

    Key facts and technical data at a glance, you´ll find it in our updated safety glass brochure. This is available in German and English as a printed document or as a pdf file. Properties: In practice a distinction is made between passive and active safety.  passive safety: injury -reducing, shard - retaining, fall - preventing  active safety: glass provide ...


    By Euroglas GmbH

  • Itronics Ships Silver Bullion Produced by ´Break-Throug´ Technology in E-Scrap Refining

    Itronics Inc. (OTC PINK: ITRO), a diversified fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, is pleased to announce that it has made its first shipment of silver bullion produced by its "break-through" e-scrap refining technology that is now entering Phase III, pilot scale operations development. The new "break-through" ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • SCS Breaks New Ground with First Certifications Under the Tile Industry`s Green Squared(SM) Sustainability Standard

    Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced its first three certifications under the tile industry's brand new Green Squared(SM) certification standard. Certifications were awarded to tile manufactured by Crossville Inc., Interceramic Inc., and Metropolitan Ceramics®by Ironrock. Green Squaredis the flooring ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Shatter and splinter proof burettes – a safer option

    Burkle’s very popular automatic burettes are now available in a plastic coated version – making them shatter and splinter proof. Due to their delicate construction and shape, traditional glass burettes are often accidentally knocked or ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EPA improves guidance for compact fluorescent light bulbs cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today updated its guidance on how to properly clean up a broken compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). Included with the guidance is a new consumer brochure with CFL recycling and cleanup tips. EPA encourages Americans to use CFLs for residential lighting to save energy and prevent greenhouse gas emissions that lead to global climate change. CFLs contain a ...

  • Breakthrough DPD chlorine testing offered by Industrial Test Systems

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc., is proud to announce its latest revolutionary breakthrough the DPD-1 eXactStrip® for Free Chlorine. DPD-1 offers users a new, more convenient, delivery system for DPD. With DPD-1 eXactStrip® for Free Chlorine there are no more tablets to crush, powders to spill, glass ampoule to break, or dispensers that release irritating dust. All required reagents are precisely ...

  • Tesco announces new packaging initiative to save carbon

    Retail giant Tesco has revealed new initiatives to help cut the carbon impact of products in its stores in conjunction with the launch of Courtauld Commitment 2 (see MRW story). The supermarket will use plastic bottles for its own-brand spirits instead of using glass. By moving its own-brand brandy into plastic ...

  • Trapped sunlight cleans water

    High-energy costs are one drawback of making clean water from waste effluents. According to an article in the journal Biomicrofluidics, which is published by the American Institute of Physics, a new system that combines two different technologies proposes to break down contaminants using the cheapest possible energy source: sunlight. The science of optofluidics describes the combination of ...


  • Don’t mess with mercury

    As part of Children’s Health month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry today launched its “Don’t Mess with Mercury” video in an effort to protect children from the dangers of mercury. The EPA responds to numerous mercury spills every year that are primarily caused by children playing with mercury. The EPA’s cost for cleanup can ...

  • EPA`s Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took the lead on responding to the fire inside a 50,000 ton pile of plastic, glass and other materials at the Hillcrest Industries facility in Attica, N.Y. The EPA is working in concert with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wyoming County and Village of Attica. The EPA’s primary goal is to extinguish the fire as ...

  • The McGill Dust Suppression Baffle System controls fugitive dust

    The service division of McGill AirClean offers a dust suppresion baffle system. The baffle is a gravity-operated dust control device consisting of pivotally mounted baffles and fixed metal deflectors. It controls fugitive dust when free-flowing bulk materials are being loaded and unloaded. The McGill dust supression baffle system can be used for a variety of dust-handling ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Base Structures celebrate 10 year anniversary

    Building a strong reputation as a market leader through the successful completion of many landmark projects, during the last decade notable achievements include Heathrow Terminal 5, Manchester International Festival, Eden Project and the Mound Stand at Lords Cricket Ground. From humble beginnings with only three members of staff, Base Structures has grown significantly into an eminent company ...


    By Base Structures Ltd

  • BHS selected to build multi-stream system at new facility in Austin

    Balcones Resources has chosen Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to manufacture and install a custom-designed 25 ton per hour Multi-Stream processing system for its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Austin, Texas. The company broke ground on its new 10-acre corporate campus and MRF on August 3rd. Balcones was recently awarded a 20-year contract with the City of Austin to process the majority of ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • CP Group installs 25TPH MRF for ReCommunity

    The CP Group, headquartered in San Diego, CA, has designed, manufactured and installed a new single stream recycling facility in Beacon, NY. The facility, built for ReCommunity, began running April 23rd, and is processing 25TPH. The material ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Thriving Whitehouse Scientific celebrates 30 years in business

    In 1983, pre-internet and in a year that saw early public access to mobile phones and the first incarnation of Microsoft Word, Dr Graham Rideal set about applying his unique scientific experience and expertise to the development of glass microsphere standards whose hallmark is absolute reliability and traceability. Thirty years on, Whitehouse Scientific is a thriving global business with a ...


    By Whitehouse Scientific Ltd

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