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  • ECRINS map project pinpoints water information in Europe

    Europe’s freshwater supplies are under pressure. To improve the understanding and management of water resources, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has created a comprehensive series of map layers showing hydrological features. The tool, providing support to policy makers, spans river catchments from Iceland to the edge of the Persian Gulf. The EEA Catchments and Rivers Network ...

  • The Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox system can provide information for the assessment of long-term trends in coastal water systems

    The new Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox is a generic, robust monitoring system that enables sea surface temperature, salinity, chlorophyll-a and turbidity to be monitored along with a vessel's geographical position. Already proven internationally, it is an exciting new system, which provides information for operators, passengers and environmental managers. These systems are plumbed into the ferries ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Jennifer Peterson joins locus as project manager with the Information Management Group

    Locus Technologies, the industry leader in Cloud Computing-based environmental compliance and information management software, announced today the addition of Jennifer Peterson as a Project Manager with the Information Management Group (IMG). Before joining Locus, Mrs. Peterson held a successful career with CH2M HILL where she was recognized for her ability to successfully lead large enterprise ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • New Eye on Earth global mapping and information service now live

    A new global web service allowing users to create maps and visualise data on environmental issues is now live. The new Eye on Earth global public information service brings together vast amounts of data about the environment in a powerful, visual format. The online service has been developed jointly by the ...

  • Keynotes update Bentley’s commitment to leveraging information modeling through integrated projects for intelligent infrastructure

    Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure – Yesterday morning, before a select audience of senior infrastructure professionals from leading architectural, engineering, construction, and owner-operator organizations, Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley and SVP Bhupinder Singh presented the company’s progress and plans for leveraging information modeling, both for increasingly ...


    By Bentley Systems Incorporated

  • Early warning system for pluvial flooding

    An early warning system for pluvial flooding caused by surface water runoff has been developed and could be implemented in the near future. The method offers greater warning and better targeting of resources. Pluvial flooding occurs when large volumes of surface water, typically from heavy rainfall, accumulate causing overland flow and ponding which is unable to drain away. Urban underground ...

  • Research and Markets: Analysis of REpower Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzs4vq/analysis_of) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of REpower Systems" company profile to their offering. REpower Systems is a Germany based integrated wind ...


  • Accenture Acquires Realworld OO Systems B.V.

    November 2, 2016 -- Accenture has acquired Realworld OO Systems B.V., a Netherlands-based division of Realworld Holding B.V. that specializes in geographic information system (GIS) solutions. These solutions help utilities digitize and optimize their electricity, water ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Research and Markets: Analysis of Vestas Wind Systems

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fm7ccs/analysis_of) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of Vestas Wind Systems" company profile to their offering. Vestas Wind Systems is a Denmark based wind power ...


  • An early warning system for land use planners

    Before making large changes to land use, such as new transport networks, it is important to assess what the environmental impact will be. Ideally, the assessment should be conducted as early as possible and to be useful, must be fast and simple with clear recommendations. Researchers have developed a new environmental impact assessment method for changes to large geographic areas, which they ...

  • E-Waste Systems Launches Caribbean Initiative

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) ('EWSI' or the "Company"), an electronic waste management services, technology and reverse logistics company and the first public pure eWaste company, announced today the launch of its first project for the Caribbean to ensure full recycling and zero landfill of ewaste. "This Caribbean launch ...


  • E-Waste Systems Enters Into Agreement With Zak Enterprises

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTC BB: EWSI) announced today that it has joined forces with Zak Enterprises of Santa Clara, CA to expand its geographic coverage with immediate customer services.  Zak Enterprises is based in the heart of Silicon Valley and is among the longest serving companies in the end of life electronics industry.  The new agreement will allow seamless, best-in-class service ...


  • E-Waste Systems Opens First Office in Shanghai

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company" or "eWaste"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced today that it has opened its first China office in Shanghai.  The new office for eWaste will be in the Golden Finance Tower, in the historic Bund district of Shanghai. "Following our recent agreement to enter the Chinamarket through a Master License and ...


  • RAE Systems New ProRAE Guardian Software Adds Enhanced Safety Features to Wireless Safety Monitoring System

    RAE Systems, the leader in toxic gas detection systems and portable detectors, today announced the immediate availability of its upgraded ProRAE Guardian (PRG) V.1.5 Windows® based software. The new software globally aggregates and displays remote toxic gas threat data across a wide ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Systems Analysis: A new way mining sites can practice sustainability

    Mining companies looking to cut costs while incorporating sustainable practices in their life cycle analyses have a new tool in their toolbox. With expertise in hydrology and geology, Integral scientist Dr. Ken Kolm has developed an approach known as “Hydrologic and Environmental Systems Analysis,” or HESA, which is being used by the mining industry to ensure all relevant controlling factors of a ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Arab State of Qatar to Host First IntelliFace Systems Outside of U.S.

     The first foreign installation of the next-generation sustainable resource and energy management system from Quality Attributes Software (QAS) will be done in the Arab State of Qatar. IntelliFace will be installed in 16 of that country's buildings. Thirteen IntelliFace systems will be installed in buildings in Education City, located on the outskirts of Doha, the country's capital city. ...


  • El Paso Corporation Announces Expansions for El Paso Natural Gas System

    El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced that its subsidiary, El Paso Natural Gas Company (EPNG), has successfully closed companion open seasons and signed long-term agreements to expand its Willcox lateral and provide mainline 95,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of natural gas transportation to MGI Supply Ltd., a subsidiary of Pemex Gas, and 90,000 Dth/d to Mexicana de Cobre, S.A. de C.V., ...


  • Global Reverse Osmosis System Components Market for Water Treatment

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Major Reverse Osmosis System Components for Water Treatment: The Global Market" new market research report to its store. This report provides: An overview of the global markets for reverse osmosis (RO) system components, which include pretreatment cartridges, pumps, pressure vessels/housings, RO membrane modules, and ancillary elements ...


  • E-Waste Systems Signs $800,000 Investment and Master License Agreement for China

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI), (the "Company"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced today the signing of a definitive Master License agreement for the People's Republic of China, which includes an agreement for an investment into the Company.  The initial value of the deal is worth $800,000, plus royalties and a minimum $5,000,000sales ...


  • RAE Systems SolarPak Enables Uninterrupted Wireless Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments

    When conducting remote exploration operations and working in hazardous and rugged environments, there is a critical safety need to keep gas detection systems constantly powered -- especially in areas where flammable gases or vapors present a health or safety threat. To solve this challenge, RAE Systems Inc. today introduced its new SolarPak, an intrinsically safe, stand-alone 24/7 remote solar ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

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