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  • Reduce Construction project risk

    Vibration from large construction projects can present a significant risk of damage to nearby property. Along with noise, vibration also has the potential to cause nuisance in the community, by triggering complaints. If not managed properly then both can cause delay, increased project cost and potential litigation. To help construction industries overcome this, Brüel & Kjær has ...

  • UNEP and Brazil Launch Research Project to Manage Mercury Risks

    Brazil's Ministry of Environment (MoE) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched a new research project to help manage environmental health risks from mercury. The project, Development of Minamata Convention on Mercury - Initial Assessment in Brazil, aims to facilitate the ratification and early implementation of the Minamata Convention by providing key stakeholders in ...

  • Efficiency in Water Management Will Reduce Risks

    Unless more sustainable water resource management practices are adopted by companies and individuals, almost half of the global economy and more than half of the world\'s population will be exposed to severe water scarcity by 2050, according to research released today by Veolia Water. New research modelling various levels of economic growth and water management efficiencies underscores ...


  • Climate Models Project Increase in U.S. Wildfire Risk

    Scientists using NASA satellite data and climate models have projected drier conditions likely will cause increased fire activity across the United States in coming decades. Other findings about U.S. wildfires, including their amount of carbon emissions and how the length and strength of fire seasons are expected to change under ...

  • Successful Project Management for Renewable Energies

    RENAC is expanding its training program for renewable energies through a new, online part-time programme. The autumn sees the start of the three-month short courses "Project Management" and "Investment Appraisal". This English-language programme is being organized together with the Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin and combines management or funding expertise with specialist skills for ...

  • EU-OSHA backs the Scaffold project: innovative methods and tools for occupational risks management of manufactured nanomaterials in the construction industry

    The Scaffold project departs from a pan-European consortium  of technological organisations related to the manufactured nanomaterials and nanocomposites in the construction industry, with the aim of protecting its workers by identifying potential new risks to their health and safety. To reach the objective, ...

  • EU- ECHA Forum plans a project on extended safety data sheets, exposure scenarios, risk management measures and operational conditions

    The Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement will prepare and execute a fifth coordinated enforcement project (REF-5) focusing on obligations related to extended safety data sheets (e-SDSs), exposure scenarios, risk management measures and operational conditions. Previous enforcement experience indicated that SDSs were often non-compliant. Therefore, the Forum considers it important to ...

  • Foster Wheeler Promotes Jon Nield to Vice President, Project Risk Management Group

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that Jon Nield, 47, has been promoted to Vice President, Project Risk Management Group (PRMG), effective immediately. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the group that sets, reviews and implements the company’s risk management policy for proposal and contract operations. A 25-year veteran of Foster ...


  • Managing risks in your international supply chain

    Sign up now to receive the related report: Managing Sustainable Global Supply Chains Webinar: Managing Emerging Risks and Opportunities in Your International Supply Chain Presnted By: Purchasing Management ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Public participation in flood risk management: the case of Germany

    How can stakeholders best be involved in the implementation of the EU Floods Directive? According to recent research examining Germany as a case study, three types of strategy are being pursued across the country’s 16 federal states: the first draws on Water Framework Directive (WFD) procedures, the second meets only minimum requirements for participation and the third involves stakeholders ...

  • Piraeus Bank’s pioneering Climate Risk Management Model

    Piraeus Bank is the 2nd largest bank in Greece, with particular know-how in the areas of medium-sized and small enterprises, consumer and mortgage credit, green banking, agricultural banking (following the recent acquisition of ATEbank), capital markets investment banking, and leasing. During 2010-2012, Piraeus Bank ran the climabiz project (co-funded by the European Union through the financial ...

  • DNV Software launches a complete risk management solution

    Structured and analytical risk management has direct effects on a company’s ability to build a competitive advantage. In order to support organisations with one complete solution for managing operational, project and enterprise risk DNV Software has now incorporated the risk management tool EasyRisk Manager with the Synergi Life risk and QHSE-management solution. It provides a real time ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Using UAVs to improve Flood Risk Management

    A twelve month project being undertaken by Cranfield University, which is jointly funded by the Environment Agency and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council), is helping to improve the quality of river photography that is used for flood risk management. The images provide detailed information to monitor the characteristics of water courses and the effect these have on ...


    By Cranfield University

  • ProSafe Project Invites Experts to Online Forum on Whether Risk Management Is on Pace with Nanotechnology Innovation

    ProSafe has launched an online Delphi Forum on whether risk management is on pace with innovation for nanomaterial uses.   ProSafe will use expert discussion between those working with manufacture and health and safety of specific nanomaterial uses to develop a white paper proposing a path forward for risk management policies for nanomaterial uses.  To join the Forum, follow the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Most firms failing on water risk management – report

    A vanishingly small proportion of large companies are adequately managing risks posed by water shortages, drought and pollution, according to research by EIRIS. The London-based research house specialising in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues surveyed 3,000 large companies globally identified as exposed to water risks. Only 0.22% were adequately managing these risks - all of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EnerNOC Forms Demand Response Risk Management Committee

    EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications and services for the smart grid, today announced that it has continued to enhance its regulatory compliance efforts through the establishment of a Risk Management Committee to oversee all of the Company's demand ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • August Mack Announces Hiring of Project Manager

    DUBLIN, OHIO – August Mack Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental, health and safety consulting firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Pete Chace as a Project Manager in its Dublin, Ohio office. Chace previously served as the Chief of the Ohio Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulations (BUSTR) from 1999 to 2007. Chace specializes in risk based environmental management and ...

  • EIB financing of EU municipal waste management projects

    Within the last 8 years period (2000-2007), the EIB signed loans of around EUR 1,5 billion dedicated to investments in municipal waste management facilities. Nearly EUR 1 billion of the signed amount involves incineration. This represents some 0. 3% of total signed loans of EIB during that period. The projects are located mainly in EU-15, notably FR, DK, IT, NL, UK and often involve efficient ...

  • Leicester Flood Risk Management Scheme site investigations underway

    The Environment Agency is beginning work with Leicester City Council on a new plan to reduce flood risk in Leicester. This follows additional funding released by the Government after last winter’s floods. As part of the project, the Environment Agency will begin a four week programme of exploratory ground investigations early in January. A significant area of Leicester is at risk of ...

  • integrum Software Sponsors Australian Risk Management Conference March 2007

    integrum Risk & Compliance Software is the proud major sponsor of the Australian Risk Management Conference & Exhibition to be held in Sydney, March 13-14, 2007. With an impressive list of keynote speakers, the conference and exhibition will showcase the latest trends in Risk Management disciplines and case studies. integrum will present on Day 1 a case study of the use of integrum by ...


    By integrum Pty Limited

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