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  • MSC Software's Adams/Car Used to Develop a Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle

    MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that MATIS Technologies, a multinational consulting and engineering group, utilized MSC Software's Adams/Car simulation solution to develop and optimize the roll mode control system for the new TILTER. ...


  • The Member State Committee (MSC) agreed that ECHA should request further information on six substances

    In their meeting in the first week in November the MSC agreed that ECHA should request more information on six substances because the currently available information is insufficient to enable an assessment on the risks that they pose to human health and/or the environment. These particular six substances listed in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) were evaluated by Germany, France, ...

  • Ansyco appoints new Managing Director

    Ansyco, the Karlsruhe based provider of gas monitoring and analysis equipment, has appointed Aappo Roos as Managing Director. Mr Roos, who holds an MSc in Physics and Business, joins Ansyco following an international career involving board level positions in high-technology businesses. As a previous employee of Gasmet Technologies, Ansyco’s parent company (1993 to 2001), Roos says: “I ...

  • Cranfield partners with Libyan university on environmental issues

    Cranfield University has signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with Omar Al-Mukhtar University in Libya, for the development of education and research links in natural resource management. Desertification and accelerated soil erosion, limited natural fresh water resources and deforestation are some of the most pressing environmental issues facing the Northern African country of Libya. ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Ecolabelling of seafood products to reduce environmental damage

    Ecolabelling of seafood products has been introduced to address the environmental impacts of fisheries and fish products. A recent study has compared various types of ecolabelling schemes to assess how they could reduce the ecological impact of fishing, offering suggestions for criteria that seafood products must meet in order to receive ecolabels. Ecolabels are a form of certification that help ...

  • New postgraduate degrees at Cranfield help close the skills gap for environmental specialists

    Cranfield University currently supplies 25% of the UK’s agricultural and environmental postgraduates, and is set to increase its commitment to filling the demand for qualified specialists with the addition of two new Masters programmes. The MSc Environmental Engineering and MSc Environmental Risk Management have been designed to meet the needs of businesses and organisations who wish to ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Environmental Information Association Tours EMSL’s State-Of-The-Art Corporate Laboratory

    On Friday, March 8th, Brent Kynoch, Kimberly Gooding, and Dana Nicodemous from The Environmental Information Association visited EMSL Analytical, Inc. for a corporate lab tour. EIA is celebrating its 30th year anniversary conference with the 2013 National Conference & Exhibition held in Washington, DC from March 24th to 27th.  Anyone ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EarthSoft receives 2012 Environmental Business Journal Business achievement award for Growth and Innovation

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ), a business research publication, which provides high value strategic business intelligence to the environmental industry*, has honored 50 companies for revenue growth, acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications, new practice areas, social contributions and industry leadership in 2012. EarthSoft is pleased to announce that it was chosen ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Be part of a unique global fellowship to design a resource efficient economy

    Students applying to Cranfield University for 2013/14 are invited to apply for a unique global Fellowship programme led by the Ellen MacArthur and Schmidt Family Foundations. The Fellowship will develop a new generation of business leaders equipped with the tools and innovative thinking to map out a resource efficient world economy. Ellen MacArthur said: “This partnership is built on ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Energy Institute celebrate the best students in Aberdeen

    On 26 November, the Energy Institute (EI) hosted a competition for MSc students in Aberdeen. The event, sponsored by Nexen Petroleum, was organised by the EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch to celebrate the best energy papers from MSc Engineering students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA). Six students were shortlisted by the two universities from some ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Sustainability Certification Works in the Seas, Study Finds

    Fisheries engaged in the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) programme show clear improvements in environmental performance throughout the whole certification process, according to an independent study released last week. The study, Researching the Environmental Impacts of the MSC Certification Programme, is the first ever to examine fishery performance through the MSC assessment process. It ...


  • LASEPA in conjuction with Maintenance Systems Consultants commence evacuation of e-waste scraps in Lagos State, Nigeria.

    Following an attempt to mop up all obsolete and faulty electronic equipment that litter dumpsites within the Lagos metropolis, the Lagos Government through its environment police, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency(LASEPA) on Thursday, 21st January, 2010 commissioned Messrs. Maintenance System Consultant (MSC) to start the evacuation of Electrical/Electronic Waste if industries, ...

  • Seafood ecolabels under the spotlight in new WWF report

    The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) comes out on top in a new report commissioned by WWF that reveals poor performance among other assessed seafood ecolabelling schemes and calls for improvements across the board to strengthen their effectiveness. Accenture’s non-profit practice, Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) compared and ranked seven fishery certification schemes that use ecolabels ...


    By WWF International

  • EarthSoft Continues Rapid Growth in First Half of 2012

    EarthSoft announced that its rapid growth has continued into 2012 with many new contracts in a variety of market segments. EarthSoft’s EQuIS is the most widely used software for technical environmental data management and is now used in 42 countries around the world. EQuIS is considered the software of choice by many government agencies, large industrials, laboratories and consultants. New ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Masdar Institute and Xylem Inc. Sign Agreement to Develop Sustainability Indicators for Abu Dhabi’s Water and Energy Sectors

    The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, and Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology provider, today jointly announced a research collaboration to establish sustainability indicators such as energy and cost performance of processes and equipment for water, wastewater ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • SCS Announces Additional Marketing Efforts for Forestry and Marine Certification Programs

    Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced the promotion of Nick Kordesch to the newly created position of Marketing and Communications Specialist for the company’s Natural Resources division, which includes the company’s Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ...


  • New consultancy resource for MP-5 users in Australasia

    MWH based in Christchurch, NZ is now offering Monitor-Pro consultancy services across Australasia. We are pleased to announce an additional resource now available for MP-5 users in Australia (NZ based). Tom Burkitt of MWH has supported MP-5 users in NZ for several years and is based in Christchurch. Following recent discussions with him, he is now happy to also provide support across ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Belfast Conference focuses on maximising the Value of Brownfield Land

    A conference for the contaminated land industries in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will explore the issues that are important in today’s climate, such as reducing costs through improved risk assessment and site specific remediation. Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2009: Maximising the Value of Brownfield Land will take place on Wednesday, 13th May at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Cranfield finalists in Green Gown awards

    This year the University has been short listed as finalists in two categories - Courses and Learning and in the Research and Development category. The winners will be announced in November. Iain Patton, Chief Executive of the EAUC said: “It is fantastic to see more institutions than ever being finalists – the strength and quality of applications is truly inspiring. The breadth of ...


    By Cranfield University

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