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  • SEAL launches new range of digestion blocks

    SEAL Analytical will use WWEM 2016 to launch a new range of digestion blocks that it expects to “sell like hot cakes.” The new ‘SmartBlock II’ range and their sample vials are all manufactured by SEAL under the Thomas Cain brand. “This is important,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “By manufacturing the consumables we can guarantee their quality. The ...

  • BioShake Mixer with New Adapter for NGS Preparation

    From now the BioShake thermal mixer can be applied even more versatile in sample preparation: A specific adapter block was developed for the “ABgene Storage Plate, 96-well, 0.8 ml”. This plate is used as so-called “MIDI Plate” with kits of Illumina® for sample ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • 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

  • Oral testimony of energy secretary Steven Chu at the house energy and commerce committee - as prepared for delivery

    Chairman Upton, Ranking Member Waxman, Mr. Barton, Mr. Dingell 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. I want to begin by expressing the Administration's support for the people of Japan, as well as American citizens in Japan, as they respond to and recover from the tragic events of the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Metals Digester – an automatic success

    The latest addition to the Thomas Cain range of sample preparation equipment, the DEENA II from SEAL Analytical, is finding global success in environmental laboratories because automation saves time and money, improves safety and lowers the risk of human error. “These benefits appeal to the managers of every laboratory in every country,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “So ...

  • SEAL Analytical Acquisition of Thomas Cain

    SEAL Analytical, the leading global supplier of automated colorimetric analyser instrumentation has announced the acquisition of Thomas Cain, a manufacturer of automated chemical addition, sample preparation and digestion systems for the analysis of mercury and metals in environmental laboratories. Thomas Cain designs, manufactures and distributes the DEENA range of graphite block digestion ...

  • Energy Institute issues an improved test method to help predict diesel winter performance

    The Energy Institute (EI) has been working to improve the test methods for predicting winter performance of diesel fuels - especially those containing significant amounts of biodiesel. One particularly important winter performance parameter is the cold soak filter blocking tendency of the fuel. The existing EI test method is IP PM-EA/08, ‘Determination of filter blocking tendency of fatty ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • SEAL Analytical invests in new UK facility

    In response to UK customer demand SEAL Analytical has recently recruited new technical and sales support staff, and invested in new larger premises. The new Southampton facility includes a state-of-the-art method development laboratory, which will also be used for training and demonstrations, featuring advanced segmented flow analysers such as the AA3 and discrete analysers such as the AQ1, AQ2, ...

  • SEAL Analytical expands US manufacture

    The laboratory instrument manufacturer SEAL Analytical has transferred the production of its market leading automated discrete analyzers, the AQ1 and AQ2, to the company’s facility in Mequon, USA. The move follows the acquisition of a block digestion business from Aim Lab Automation Technologies Pty Ltd. SEAL’s President Stuart Smith said: “Digestion is an essential part of the ...

  • Baioni, design and fabrication of a mobile soil washing plant

    Mobile remediation technology With the progressive exhaustion of natural resources and the increase of soil pollution, the effects on ecosystem and human health remain a major concern in today's society; the aim is therefore trying to reduce pollutants in our environment such as chemicals, toxic materials, pathogen agents, radioactive materials but first of all to adopt a correct ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Bayfield Ventures' Rainy River Drill Program Intersects Gold in First 4 Holes

    VANCOUVER, U.S.A. -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- +----+ | ++ | | ++ | | | +----+ Suite 2230 - 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C ...


    By Marketwire

  • ASTM C411 - 11 standard test method for hot-surface performance of high-temperature thermal insulation

    Performance in service is the final measure of value for a thermal insulation, but simulative service tests give useful indications. One type involves application for a specified time to a surface heated at a temperature approximately that of intended service, and noting during the test and afterward, changes in the material and its properties. Measurement of these changes are used for predicting ...


    By ASTM International

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Frac Water Recycling Update

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) would like to update its shareholders on the progress of the joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions (FWS), which was recently formed with MEA Solutions, LLC to treat and recycle flowback water, as well as produced water for subsequent reuse in the fracking process. Since the previous announcement, the FWS team has been working diligently to form ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF TREATABILITY STUDY AND PILOT TEST EXCERPTS OF THE FULL REPORT BY ART ENGINEERING LLC. Based on the results of the evaluation of remedial technologies, two ...


    By Marketwire

  • Public support for climate & energy policies rising

    Public concern about global warming is once again on the rise, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason Universities. The results come as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote this week on a resolution to block the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant The survey was fielded from May 14 to June 1, 2010 with a nationally representative sample of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sterile Compound Products Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

    According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pallimed Pharmacy of Woburn, MA has issued a voluntary recall of all sterile compound products after the Massachusetts Board of Registration detected visible particulates in five vials. As a precautionary measure, Palimed Pharmacy has included all products distributed between January 1, 2013 and March 22, 2013 in this recall. Affected ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM D7301 - 11 standard specification for nuclear graphite suitable for components subjected to low neutron irradiation dose

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers the classification, processing, and properties of nuclear grade graphite billets with dimensions sufficient to meet the designer’s requirements for reflector blocks and core support structures, in a high temperature gas cooled reactor. The graphite classes specified here ...


    By ASTM International

  • Next Step Builders Teams Up With BathSimple, LLC

    Next Step Builders, the newest division of Next Step Living -- a residential energy efficiency company, is pleased to announce a new partnership with BathSimple, LLC, innovators of the "One Box. One Bathroom!" BathSimple is a start-to-finish concept that originated in San Francisco. The "One Box. One Bathroom!" revolutionizes the bathroom design and installation ...


    By Marketwire

  • WWEM 2016 Lab Conference focuses on priority pollutants

    Laboratory analysts from around the world will congregate in Telford (UK) on 2nd and 3rd November to focus on the testing, monitoring and analysis of water, wastewater and environmental samples. Featuring a wider range of conferences, workshops, demonstrations and an international exhibition, WWEM 2016 (www.WWEM.uk.com) will be even larger than previous WWEM events, which ...

  • Tombstone Exploration Files Additional Exploration Permits on the Zebra Property

    Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) (OTCQB: TMBXF) announced today that the Company has applied for four new State Exploration Permits in the eastern edge of the Tombstone Mining District. These applications should be executed and finalized by the Arizona State Land Department within the next sixty days. The property is approximately three miles east of its current holdings. These ...


    By Marketwire

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