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  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • SafetySkills partners with the University of South Florida and American Safety Council to Offer OSHA-Authorized Training

    Beginning in May, clients of SafetySkills’ Learning Management System (LMS) will have the option of choosing to add OSHA-authorized 10-hour and 30-hour training to their training catalog. These courses are provided in partnership with the American Safety Council and the University of Florida OSHA Training Institute Education Center and result in the issuance of an official U.S. Department ...


    By SafetySkills

  • Preconference seminar on emergency management

    As utility professionals come together for the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, 1st to 3rd February 2011, Esri will host a preconference seminar called Emergency Management for Electric Utilities. The free half-day seminar, scheduled for 31st January 2011, will explain how to extend geographic information system (GIS) technology beyond maps and into the realm of emergency management, risk ...


  • Screening tool developed to assess seismic risks from geothermal energy projects

    A new screening tool to assess the potential seismic risks (earthquake activity) from deep geothermal energy projects has been outlined in a recent study. The tool provides categories of seismicity risk for projects, which are dependent on factors including geological aspects, as well as social concern and location in relation to urban areas. The development of a range of low-carbon technologies ...

  • Respond Faster, More Accurately With Emergency Management by SituationWare

    Product Manager Charles Havranek today announced SituationWare, a situational awareness platform developed in partnership with emergency responders and risk managers to help save property and lives. The Situation Management Software is ideal for Responders, Risk managers, Local Businesses, Local Government and Aid personnel who require a readiness plan for ...


  • Emerging Geothermal Technology Company Strengthens Management

    GeoTek Energy, LLC (http://www.geotekenergy.com), a geothermal ...


  • CSG emergency service

    CSG Pipelines, part of the Casting Services Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality civil engineering products, is increasing support for customers over the Christmas period and throughout the winter, following forecasts of severe weather. As temperatures plummet, winter is one of CSG’s busiest times of year and this year the team endeavors to offer additional support ...

  • Energy company chooses TEEX for its emergency management expertise

    COLLEGE STATION - Petrobras America, Inc., part of the Brazilian state-run energy giant Petrobras (Petroleo Brasileiro), has called on TEEX for its expertise and assistance in reviewing and exercising the company's emergency operations plan. From its headquarters in Houston, the American subsidiary of the Brazilian oil company is overseeing the first deployment of a floating production storage ...


  • Air & Waste Management Association Offers Conference Focusing on the Emergence of

    Pittsburgh, PA (Sept. 25, 2007) – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will offer the specialty conference, “Vapour Intrusions: A Rapidly Developing Environmental Challenge,” Nov. 14-15, at the Hyatt Regency Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The conference will address the rapidly emerging issue of vapour intrusion specifically as it relates to the Canadian provinces. Presentations ...

  • ESS Crisis Sets New Standard for Emergency Information Management

    Easy, Powerful Solution Streamlines Crisis Response and Daily Operations Anytime/Anywhere TEMPE, Ariz. -- November 10, 2006 -- ESS, the leading provider of operational risk management software and services for environmental, health and safety (EH&S) and crisis management, today introduced a new information system designed to meet the needs and budget of any organization that is ...


    By IHS

  • Riedel Joins Baker as Director of Emergency Management and Hazard Mitigation

    Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE Amex: BKR), has announced that George Riedel, CFM, formerly the Deputy Executive Director of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) and leader of the flood program for the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has joined Baker as director of the firm’s Emergency Management and Hazard ...


    By Michael Baker Corporation

  • Community Resources Features Videos on Stress Management for Emergency Responders

    Stress is an inevitable part of working in emergency response. With exposure to unthinkable atrocities, even the most seasoned first responders will feel varying levels of anxiety. While this is a normal response to physical or emotional hardships, managing it presents new challenges. This month’s featured item inside Community Resources tackles that exact ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Green Shoots Emerging at UK’s Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition

    Where there’s muck there’s brass! And nowhere is there greater evidence of the growing role recycling and waste management is playing in the revival of the UK economy than at RWM 09 (the Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition), taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 15 to 17 September 2009. “Legislative change, the rebounding prices of precious resources, rising ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Top Ten Thermal Management Companies and Emerging Transformative Technologies

    This document is a specialty report related to the BCC Research report SMCO24G authored by Andrew McWilliams. The goal of this document is to provide a more in-depth look at the top tier thermal management companies and some look at the second tier of companies and any changing and current trends in the global thermal management market sector. The objectives include identifying companies that are ...


  • CleanMed Named Emerging Green Conference by Professional Convention Managers

    CleanMed 2013 is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the "Emerging Green Conference" by the Capital Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). CleanMed is the nation's preeminent conference for health care sustainability. It is sponsored by Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm. The "Emerging Green" award recognized sustainable initiatives being ...


  • IES at the EmerGent Project Board Meeting

    Dr., Uberto Delprato, IES Solutions’ CEO, will attend the sixth Project Board Meeting of the EmerGent FP7-project   (Emergency Management in Social Media Generation), which will be held from 14 to 16 June in Siegen (Germany). During the meeting the Board will assess the project’s status and development; moreover, it will evaluate the results of the research about the ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • Kenya homes in on emergency groundwater supplies

    A project that will map groundwater resources in part of the drought-prone Horn of Africa region was launched in Nairobi, Kenya, last week (22 May). It will use remote sensing technology to explore underground ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Emergency Preparedness Webinar Focuses on Recent Hurricanes

    Untitled Document Emergency professionals on the ground during Katrina and Rita share their experiences to provide crisis and EH&S professionals insight on expanding risk management capabilities ...


    By IHS

  • Understanding and acting on emerging supply chain risks (and opportunities)

    TOPIC: Managing Retailer Supply Chain Risks Plenary Session 6 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 3:30 p.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 Moderator: ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Understanding and acting on emerging supply chain risks (and opportunities)

    TOPIC: Managing Retailer Supply Chain Risks Plenary Session 6 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 3:30 p.m WHERE: Toronto Priority Code: 3BL1 Moderator: ...


    By 3BL Media

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