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  • Large Strain Consolidation Software Packages Released

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of 1D, 2D (pseudo and quasi) and 3D (pseudo and quasi) large strain consolidation software packages. The ability to perform large strain consolidation has been integrated within the coupled solution of the existing SVFlux™ and SVSolid™ flow and stress deformation software packages. The release is the result of many years of ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Single field mobilization completes site investigation and removal actions

    The Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment (KRCEE) worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last summer to introduce new approaches and technologies to the site cleanup program operating at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in western Kentucky. A Triad demonstration was conducted at PGDP's Area of Concern (AOC) 492 that integrated several real-time ...

  • Detecting Lead Hotspots In Urban Gardens Requires Different Sampling Strategies

    The local food movement is gaining traction in cities across America, with urban gardens contributing a healthy source of fresh produce for local citizens as well as providing a social outlet for gardeners and creating open spaces for residents to enjoy. Urban gardening is not without risks, however. Many garden plots within cities were previously inhabited by residences or industrial buildings ...


    By SRA Information Technology

  • LI-COR Biosciences Announces New Long-Term Chamber for the LI-8100

    LI-COR announces the addition of a second long-term chamber for its LI-8100 Automated Soil CO2 Flux System.  The 8100-104 Long-Term Chamber can be used in both single or multiple chamber applications. Up to 16 long term chambers can be sampled when connected to the LI-8150 Multiplexer.  ...


    By LI-COR

  • Introducing SVSlope from SoilVision Systems Ltd.

    SoilVision Systems continues on the path of technical excellence with the introduction of the SVSlope® slope stability software package. The package represents a blend of classic 'method of slices' analysis methods with sophisticated new probabilistic analysis methods and advanced searching algorithms for the critical slip surface. The software is the result of many years of effort by a ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • EOS Remediation Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Company and Hayward Baker

    EOS Remediation (EOS), Raleigh, NC announces the formation of a Strategic Alliance with Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co.), Tokyo, Japan, and Hayward Baker (HB), Hanover, MD: for the commercialization of the BioJet™ Technology.  This co-patent-pending (US and Japan) technology developed jointly by EOS and CG Co. is the product of 8 years of extensive research and development.  ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids

    A new ASTM International subcommittee will develop standards that will be used by contract laboratories, water utilities and others requiring or developing methods used for hydraulic fracturing. Subcommittee D19.09 on Water – Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids is under the jurisdiction of ASTM International Committee D19 on Water. Standards developed by D19.09 ...


    By ASTM International

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific announces major software upgrade for its handheld XRF analyzers

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has recently announced NITON Data Transfer (NDT©) Software Release 6.4 for its handheld Thermo Scientific NITON XL3 Series analyzers. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world's leading manufacturer of handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers. This significant upgrade introduces features such as TestAll - technology, live ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Data Management

    A proposed new ASTM International data management and reporting standard for shale oil and gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, is under development. ASTM WK42803, Practice for Data Management and Reporting Associated with Shale Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Operations, is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D18.26 on Hydraulic ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA Finalizes $6.5 Million Cleanup Plan for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, NY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up additional contaminated soil and ground water at the Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund site in Saratoga Springs, NY. The site, which was once used to manufacture gas from coal, contains hazardous substances, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that were produced ...

  • EPA Finalizes Pollution Cleanup Plan for Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey Cleanup Expected to Cost $19 Million

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the White Swan Cleaners/Sun Cleaners Superfund site in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey. Previous dry cleaning operations in Wall Township contaminated soil and ground water with volatile organic compounds, including perchloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethene ...

  • UN urges clean-up following acute lead poisoning in Nigeria

    The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have released a report calling on Nigerian authorities to prevent further lead poisoning in northern Nigeria. The report recommends taking greater measures to limit ore processing activities at sensitive sites, such as water sources from which humans and livestock ...

  • Get in the Palintest Know!

    Whether it’s a question that’s been nagging away at you for years or something more topical, the Know portal from Palintest has been developed to provide the answers. We have quite a history, a knowledge base accumulated over more than 50 years of developing water test kits to answer all those critical questions about water and environmental testing. Amongst our archive we ...

  • New technology makes segmented flow analyzer compact and easy-to-use

    Building on its reputation for innovation, SEAL Analytical has launched the 'AA1' – a fully automated analyser employing new technology based on segmented flow analysis for rapid, accurate, precise analysis of parameters such as Ammonia, Phosphate, Nitrate, Nitrite, Total Nitrogen, Total Phosphorous and Chloride. Typical applications include water, wastewater, soil, plant, fertilizer, food ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • SEAL Analytical unveils new automated analyzer at Pittcon 2015

    The SEAL Analytical booth (4116 & 4117) at Pittcon 2015 will provide visitors with an opportunity to see the latest technologies in both automated discrete analyzers and segmented flow analyzers. A major feature of the SEAL booth will be the new AQ400 automated discrete analyzer. The AQ400, manufactured by SEAL in the US, has been designed to provide even greater speed and capacity, with ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Flame and Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometers Facilitate Accurate, Optimized Analyses of Trace Elements in Rice Products

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has published a new application note illustrating the superior analytical capabilities of the Thermo Scientific iCE 3000 Series range of atomic absorption (AA) spectrometers for monitoring multiple trace metals in rice products. This powerful range of AA instruments allows quick and easy optimization for precise flame and furnace ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Tumble motion shaker

    Whenever waste is handled or disposed, it is vital to evaluate any potential hazard both to humans and the environment. The main problem is the release of soluble components upon contact with water. Thus the analysis of representative waste samples is necessary and even defined by European Standards for waste acceptance criteria.In order to replicate conditions of the analysis for leachate water, ...


    By Gerhardt UK Ltd

  • Lead in Toys & Consumer Products: Innov-X Systems Announces Release of Reference Materials for XRF Calibration

    Innov-X Systems is pleased to announce the development of reference materials specifically for the analysis of lead in toys and other consumer products. Critical for responsible toy and imports testing, these materials allow Innov-X to pre-calibrate their portable XRF units to offer immediate, quantitative results of ppm levels of lead in coatings. Previous to this development, it was not ...


    By Olympus

  • EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Chemical Pollution in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the White Swan Cleaners/Sun Cleaners Superfund site in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey. Previous dry cleaning operations in Wall Township caused the contamination of the soil and ground water with volatile organic compounds, including perchloroethylene (PCE) and ...

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