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  • AMETEK Land Launches New Actuator for Spot Pyrometer that Delivers Enhanced Targeted Alignment

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has revealed an innovation that enables remotely controlled alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for industrial processing applications.  AMETEK Land has revealed an innovation that enables remotely controlled alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for industrial processing applications.  The SPOT ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • CHP Lands at Scarborough Hospital

    Scarborough Hospital has moved one step closer to achieving huge energy savings after the delivery of the new 776kWe Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engine which will power the hospital’s new low carbon energy system. When finished, the system will deliver over £500,000 in energy savings each year as well as reducing CO₂ by over 2,100 tonnes per year.  Vital Energi, who ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Ametek Land Launches Latest Generation

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has developed an innovative new pyrometer that provides high accuracy and a three-in-one capability specifically for aluminium applications, including extrusion press exit, extrusion press quench zone, and aluminium strip mills. The SPOT AL ...


    By AMETEK

  • Space radar techniques for land mapping

    Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and buildings from small aircraft. The radar can monitor structures such as dams, harbours, canals and buildings, leading to maps for urban planning, territory surveillance and cadastral ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Land Developers Link to the Environmental Community

    Envirobidnet.com, the leading resource for obtaining government bid opportunities in the environmental field, announced today the launching of their new free service enabling Land Developers to contact and solicit hundreds of state and federally certified environmental specialists. Mr. John Falcone, founder and president of Envirobidnet.com stated “It isn’t very often there is not a need for ...


    By ENVIROBIDNET.com

  • New regulations loom for land remediation

    Could the remediation industry be facing another steep learning curve as regulators tackle legislation overload by bringing about a variety of new directives? The subject of land remediation has long been cloaked in confusion with contradictory regulations, confusion over permits and most legislation remaining open to interpretation. Recently some issues – such as the definition of waste - ...

  • Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air

    We are in the decade of the hybrid electric vehicle despite the fact that most off road and underwater vehicles are pure electric. That includes most forklifts, golf cars and mobility vehicles for the disabled plus Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and personal submarines. Indeed, most electric aircraft are pure electric as well. The reason is that these are mainly small as are electric ...


  • Glasgow to host Conference on Scottish Brownfield and Contaminated Land

    A conference about brownfield and contaminated land in Scotland will take place on Wednesday, 17th June 2009, at the Swallow Hotel in Glasgow. Providing practical case studies and best-practice sessions, Scottish Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2009 will enable delegates to keep up-to-date with policy and guidance, and to become leaders in their field, with better working practices and efficient ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Cherokee CRC lands $3.5 million contract with the EPA

    Cherokee CRC was recently awarded a contract to provide facility services and security at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center in Ada, Okla. “We’re glad that our companies can make an impact here at home,” ...


    By PRWeb

  • New Life for Contaminated Land in Croydon UK

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat are currently undertaking the installation of a Soil Mixed Reactive Barrier System (SMRBS) at a former coal gasification site in Croydon UK for Barratt (Kent) in what will form a forward thinking and exciting new site 5.3ha combined Commercial and Residential property project. Working alongside Piling Contractor Miller Piling and Consultant ...


  • Innovative eel pass lands top environmental award

    An ingenious new system to help baby eels (elvers) migrate up UK rivers has just been voted joint winner of the Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards 2014 for Innovation. Hundreds of sites that have been almost impossible for elvers to reach in the past could, potentially, be opened up thanks to this groundbreaking technology. Agency officers faced a major challenge when they was asked to ...

  • California plans taking land for huge water tunnels

    State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponents of the tunnels. Farmers whose parcels were listed and mapped in the 160-page property-acquisition plan expressed dismay at the advanced planning ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sophisticated soil analysis for improved land use

    Soil variation occurs across multiple geographic scales ranging from vast climatic regions of the Earth to a 50 acre farm field to the molecular world of soil nano-particles in a pinch of soil. For example, in a forest or an agricultural field, soil properties vary from the summit of a hill down to the base. Within a single soil aggregate that may be less than a quarter inch in diameter, there ...

  • Access to State land key opportunity for PV in Chile

    Land recently awarded to solar companies for large-scale plants shows the Chilean government’s encouragement for PV and commitment to meeting its national targets. It was recently announced that seventeen solar projects have recently received approval for land plots from the Chilean government. The total land awarded totals 12,707 hectares of land-although this total also includes ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Hatfield Provides Land Cover Mapping for the Government of Botswana

    As part of the National Development Plan 10, the Government of Botswana embarked on the production of a national land cover/land use mapping for the entire country at scale 1:50 000. Hatfield Consultants is supporting the Botswana Department of Surveys and Mapping (DSM) to produce the land cover/land use data for Kgalagadi and Ghanzi Districts – these two districts alone cover an area of ...


    By Hatfield Consultants Ltd.

  • Worms turn detective to help with contaminated land

    Dr Mark Hodson of the University of Reading presented new research on how earthworms can help scientists understand more about contaminated soil and its potential impact on house building on brownfield sites. The research, which was unveiled at the BA Festival of Science in Liverpool, examines why some populations of earthworms can inhabit contaminated soil and what impact earthworms have on ...


  • First Marriott scholar graduates and lands a job!

    Three years after forming a partnership with the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is proud to announce that Brayan Melo is the first Scholar to complete the Marriott Scholars Program. Brayan graduated from Buffalo State College in May 2010 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality administration. ...

  • Interior issues new drilling rule on public land

    Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production. The new draft rule ...


    By Associated Press

  • 2016 Drainage Engineers Conference

    October 21, 2016 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Dr On October 21st, Nilex will be attending the Drainage Engineers Conference in Guelph, Ontario. ...


    By Nilex

  • Newell Engineering History

    With the realization of one brilliant idea, Alton Scott Newell revolutionized the scrap metal industry and significantly contributed to the ongoing effort to recycle used metals and conserve the Earth’s precious resources. His invention of the Newell Shredder offered a method of scrapping metal that created a better end product with drastically reduced energy and processing cost. The ...


    By The Shredder Company (TSC)

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