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  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • Resistive fuel level sensors

    Euroswitch of Sale Marasino (Bs, Italy), known for its production of level sensors, pressure switches, thermostats, vacuum switches and rotation sensors, in addition to the vast range of products in its catalogue also offers its customers resistive fuel level sensors for controlling nonconductive liquids such as fuel and oils. This is thanks to the synergy with Mont.el (the company heading the ...


  • Earth Day 2007: The Pill is Gone!

    MARQUETTE, Michigan (ENS) - In an effort to protect drinking water and the Great Lakes, northern Michigan residents honored Earth Day by turning in tens of thousands of prescribed pills plus narcotics with an estimated street value of $500,000 during the third annual Earth Keeper Clean Sweep. The 2007 Pharmaceutical Clean Sweep targeted out-of-date and unwanted ...

  • Agriculture: the unlikely earth day hero

    Rising temperatures, erratic weather, population growth, and scarce water resources—along with growing civil unrest and skyrocketing food prices—are putting unprecedented stress on people and the planet. For over 40 years, Earth Day has served as a call to action, mobilizing individuals and organizations around the world to address these challenges. This year, Worldwatch ...


  • Earth Keeper Energy Summit: Hundreds of northern Michigan businesses, churches, temples, and homeowners take action to conserve energy - protect environment while saving money

    Energy conference topics include wind power legislation, energy audits, weather-proofing, efficient lightbulbs ...


  • Emergency patches a hit with emergency responders and firefighters

    Emergency responders often arrive at a site to find material leaking from metal pipes,, tanks or other equipment which can present many dangers. MagnapatchTM products provide fast temporary patching of holes or cracks until the source can be cut off and permanent repairs made. The rare earth magnets embedded into the re-usable patches hold tight against any ferrous metal and the tension screw ...


    By ACR Group Inc.

  • Cave and void detection

    This is a collection of various cases where the 2D resistivity imaging method pioneered by Advanced Geosciences Inc have been successfully applied. Click on a section below and you will be shown a full 2D resistivity imaging brochure detailing the ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Soil nailing is ideal for tight spaces or areas

    According to OSHA, excavation is one of the most hazardous construction operations. The greatest risk for worker fatalities is from cave-ins. But excavation is a necessary part of many construction projects. There are several different options for earth retention during excavation. The decision is typically made by the Project Team based on project logistics – how deep ...


    By sinorock

  • General Science of Tungsten and Tungsten Crucible

    Tungsten element Tungsten is a metal which was first identified as a new element in the year 1781 and was identified as an isolated element in 1783. This is quite rare on the earth and has a hard property. It is also referred to as wolfram denoted as chemical symbol W. With atomic number 74, ...


  • GreenFacts launches biodiversity Digest

    Montreal, Brussels – As a contribution to the International Day for Biological Diversity, an online summary of the second edition of Global Biodiversity Outlook has been launched today in collaboration with GreenFacts. Global Biodiversity Outlook 2, published last year by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, takes stock of the ...


    By GreenFacts

  • Magnesium: A Potential Combustible Dust Hazard in the Workplace

    Magnesium (Mg) is a chemical element and an alkaline earth metal.  It is one of the most common elements found in the Earth.  The free element is a highly reactive material that is not found naturally, but is used by today’s industry. The material is one of the most commonly used structural metals.  It is used as a component of aluminum alloys, for die-casting and to remove ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Consumer Optics at Analytik Jena AG Launches New Product in the Targeting and Sighting Optics Segment

    Jena/Eisfeld, October 23, 2014 — In its Optics business unit, Analytik Jena AG is bringing a new product in the targeting and sighting optics segment to the market with a limited edition of DOCTER®sight reflex sights in various colors. The colors Safety Orange, Flat Dark Earth, Savage Stainless, and Camouflage will be offered as part of the DOCTER®sight C family. ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Space tech helps to find natural resources

    Using space-based technology developed during ESA’s gravity mission studies, a novel gradiometer is being developed by a UK-based company to help oil and gas companies find the most appropriate locations to drill wells and plan further exploration. The gravity gradiometer measures the variations in the Earth’s gravity, or in technical terms, the ‘differential acceleration’. These variations ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • A call to action for global green businesses -- United Nations commission on sustainable development (CSD-19) works to envision a global green economy by Rio+20

    Much of the action at the CSD-19 takes place in informal discussions in the United Nations Lawn Building's Vienna Café, its lounge areas and during the various side events. Because the CSD-19 is concentrating on a global green economy, sustainable consumption and production, and related issues, there is more focus on business than ever before. I was able to catch up with Felix Dodds, ...

  • California Mall Faces Asbestos Abatement

    LA Testing provides asbestos testing services to ensure construction and remediation projects across California do not cause indoor air quality (IAQ) problems from asbestos. During the busy holiday shopping season in December, a broken sprinkler pipe burst causing flooding at the Garden Walk Mall in Chico, California.  Not only did the flooding from the broken pipe happen at an unfortunate ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • $2.4 Million Awarded in San Diego Asbestos Case

    Last month, a jury in San Diego awarded a man $2.4 million dollars after they reached a verdict against a company that manufactured asbestos containing materials used by the U.S. Navy.  The plaintiff had been exposed to these materials during his decade of service working in boiler rooms for the Navy back in the 1960s and early 1970s. In 2010 the man was diagnosed with mesothelioma.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Aluminum Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Aluminum, known by its symbol Al, is the third most abundant element in the Earth’s crust.  Aluminum and its alloys are vital components in a number of modern products and structural elements used today.  It is known for its low density and ability to resist corrosion making it the most widely used non-ferrous metal. Millions of tons of the metal are produced each year for global ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Soilworks Continues Its Support of the Environment with its Patented Line of Eco-Friendly Dust Control Products

    With Earth Day on April 22, Soilworks’ environmentally-friendly products continue to be used by professionals in the construction, mining, military and energy sectors to preserve air quality, save energy, limit use of natural resources and lower costs of completing various dust control projects. Soilworks,  ...

  • Radon causes 100 times more deaths than carbon monoxide poisoning

    Did you know? --Breathing home indoor radon causes nearly one hundred times more deaths each year than carbon monoxide poisoning. --Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking. --Some 20,000 people will die this year due to breathing too much radon without even knowing it. Responding to this danger, EPA is joining state, local, and tribal governments, community ...

  • Overview of the Whole Copper Recycling Chain

    Copper is of good characteristics. It is easily stretched, molded, and shaped; is resistant to corrosion; conducts heat and electricity easily. Therefore, copper is widely used in construction, power generation and transmission, electronic products manufacturing, and the production of industrial machinery and transportation vehicles. At the same time, as a non-renewable resource, copper is ...

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