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  • SGS launches new mobile sample preparation laboratory in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    SGS is pleased to announce the opening of our new Mobile Sample Preparation Unit (MSPU) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The MSPU expands our rock and drillcore sample preparation capacity in Burkina Faso, ahead of our major new laboratory complex being built in Ouagadougou. The MSPU will immediately add an additional 600 samples/day capacity. Coupled with this increase in sample preparation ...


    By SGS

  • CSols PrepLab streamlines and automates sample preparation for laboratory analysis

    Preplab is particularly well suited to the handling of solid samples such as ores, metals, powders, soil and coal, as well as liquid samples. It can be configured and customized to suit different settings, including input from barcode readers, direct interfacing with devices such as balances or analytical instruments and/or the incorporation of additional labeling. Blanks, QC samples and ...


    By CSols Ltd.

  • New sample preparation system from Varian, Inc. improves throughput for routine NMR laboratories

    Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced the release of the 7800-AP Sample Preparation System. The 7800-AP is an extremely flexible, fully automated sample purification/preparation system combining advanced robotics, solid phase extraction (SPE), HPLC separation, and collection to deliver purified, concentrated fractions into standard NMR tubes ready for analysis. The system may be adapted to a ...


  • EMSL Analytical begins preparations for move to new corporate laboratory

    110,000 square foot facility will house the corporate laboratory and headquarters for expanding testing laboratory. As one of the North Americas leading and fastest growing laboratories, EMSL Analytical will soon be moving from their Westmont, New Jersey corporate offices to a new facility in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. The final preparations are almost complete before the move begins in planned ...


  • White paper: Cost savings through automated sample preparation for IC

    Brad Meadow is Vice President and Laboratory Director at the US company BSK Labs, which runs a number of environmental laboratories. In an exclusive white paper, Brad Meadow reports how BSK Labs meets common challenges such as comprehensive sample preparation using automated inline ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Agilent Technologies and CambTEK to Provide Combined Solution for Liquid Chromatography, Sample Preparation

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and CambTEK, Ltd. today announced an agreement to co-market CambTEK's Rapid Extraction System (RES) automated sample preparation technology with an assortment of Agilent's liquid phase separation, life science and chemical analysis instruments and software. Used together, these laboratory solutions ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Agilent Technologies Publishes Comprehensive Sample Preparation Reference Guide

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the release of "Sample Preparation Fundamentals for Chromatography," written by sample preparation expert Ronald E. Majors, Ph.D. The publication is a comprehensive reference guide for chromatography sample preparation methodologies. "The purpose of this book is ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Phenomenex Creates Comprehensive Sample Preparation Guide for Improved Chromatographic Analysis

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, announces the publication of a new sample preparation guide and selection tool to help scientists produce cleaner samples for more efficient chromatographic analysis. The use of sample ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • Agilent Announces New Sample-Preparation Product for Food Testing

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) recently introduced a new product to help food-safety labs more accurately test high-fat samples. The new product, Agilent Bond Elut Enhanced Matrix Removal-Lipid, uses an innovative sorbent technology that gives food-safety labs a better way to address what has been one of their most challenging tasks. "By preparing samples with our new product, labs will be ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • New Perfinity integrated digestion platform simplifies protein sample preparation

    In partnership with Perfinity Biosciences, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the Perfinity Integrated Digestion Platform (IDP). Based on the Perfinity Workstation, the Perfinity IDP system automates key proteomics workflow steps to significantly reduce sample preparation times and enhance reproducibility. Traditionally, manual sample preparation techniques involving 18-hour ...

  • DOE Prepared for Implementation of Fixed-Price Hanford 222-S Laboratory Analysis and Testing Services

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a contract on May 28, 2015 to Wastren Advantage, Inc. of Piketon, Ohio, for the purpose of providing analytical laboratory services at the Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford 222-S Laboratory located in the 200 West Area of the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. The value of the contract is $44.6 million, with a base period of performance of three ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • COD analyzer for laboratories

    LAR's QuickCODlab is a chemical-free working COD analyzer for the determination of the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Due to an innovative injection and oxidation technique, unfiltered water samples incl. particulates will be injected ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • COD Analysis for Laboratories

    LAR's QuickCODlab is a COD analyzer for the determination of the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in laboratory applications. Water samples will be injected via a precision syringe or via autosampler. Both injection systems are equipped with special syringes so that unfiltered water samples incl. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Oregon Prepares for Possible Radioactive Tsunami Debris

    This month, the Yamhill Valley News-Register published a story about how various Oregon agencies and groups are preparing for potentially radioactive debris to reach the coast.  Recently, they held a conference call to review Oregon’s planned response as the one year anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and resulting tsunami approaches in early March. Although most experts do not ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Guidance on Deviating Samples

    Following recent guidance, provided by the Laboratory Committee of the European Cooperations for Accreditation, relating to the handling of samples prior to analysis and the effect of this on the validity of test results, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has stated that it will be strengthening its focus on this area during assessment visits to laboratories. We are pleased to ...


  • The Tale of the Tape Lift Samples

    Effectively capturing a sample is crucial when testing an indoor environment for mold. A proposed ASTM standard will meet the need for a method that labs can follow when testing mold samples collected through the tape lift method. WK17177, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy, will provide labs with an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

  • LIMS boost for multi-sample registration

    The Bulk Sample Registration capability of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from Autoscribe has been designed to save time when registering large numbers of samples and/or multiple sample types. Details for different sample types can be presented on a single screen. This has additional benefits for contract laboratories which may need to carry out regular analyses ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Environmental Professionals Prepare to Meet in Austin for the 2010 EIA Conference & Exposition

    The Environmental Information Association’s (EIA) 27th annual meeting and expo is set to take place this weekend.Later this week hundreds of environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals from across the globe will converge in Austin, Texas to learn about mold, environmental sampling, lead, asbestos and much more. At the conference there will be the option for training for the Certified ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Oral testimony of energy secretary steven chu - as prepared for delivery

    Chairman Frelinghuysen, Mr. Pastor, Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Dicks, Mr. Visclosky, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to discuss the President's Fiscal Year 2012 budget request for the Department of Energy. Your support is critical to our mission, and I look forward to continuing our relationship with this committee. I want to begin by expressing the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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