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  • NIOSH accepting input on how best to protect workers, including in nanotechnology

    John Howard, M.D., Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), authored a January 10, 2017, NIOSH blog item entitled “Occupational Health Issues in the USA.” Howard shares a recent editorial he wrote in Occupational Medicine, “Occupational health issues in the USA,” that highlights some of the occupational safety and health issues ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm. This project is an important milestone between demonstration and full commercialisation of floating wind.  ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Announcing IWA WDCE 2017 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Save the Date: IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017 13 – 16 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina The International Water Association (IWA) and its main partner AySA Buenos Aires, supported by the Argentinian National Government, through the Subsecretaria de Recursos Hidricos, Ministerio del Interior, Obra Publica y Vivienda, and the Inter-American ...


    By Match+

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The power of v-day

    MSLGROUP's Blog By: Laura Beauchamp This Valentine’s Day, as we think about gift ideas for our loved ones, millions of people across the globe will be celebrating the holiday not by purchasing a dozen red roses or a box of heart-shaped chocolates, but by supporting ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Casella Reveals Plans For Four Fold Growth By 2018

    Casella, global specialist in occupational health and environmental risk management solutions, has revealed ambitious four fold growth plans over the next five years. It has also indicated that acquisitions are a real possibility in a bid to significantly boost market share by 2018. As part of its growth strategy, Casella will be focusing on developing its noise and dust monitoring ...


    By Casella

  • Gator Encounter uses Husky Folding Frame Tank

    Wildlife Encounters of Gretna, a non-profit 501( c ) 3 organization dedicated to educating the public about our natural world while offering a home for animals in need, uses a Husky Portable Containment folding frame tank in the Gator Encounters attraction. Wildlife Encounter’s award winning educational programs have been seen and heard by over 1 million students nationwide. Our programs ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • PROBA-V delivers first images

    10 days after the successful launch of PROBA-V we can proudly announce that the PROBA-V satellite is in good shape and has captured the first images of planet earth. The Vegetation camera on board has been activated earlier this week, after a successful technical control. The first image has been captured yesterday over the West coast of France. PROBA-V, the Belgian ...

  • ESdat Server v 2 Released

    EScIS is pleased to announce some great new features available for using ESdat data in the ESdat Server Web Interface: Field & Locations Portal -Updated and Improved! Create, search, describe and photograph sampling locations in the field. Collect data directly onto a tablet. Custom Reports - View your ESdat data in custom ...

  • Europe-wide flood losses to ‘increase four fold’ by 2050

    According to the most accurate model yet developed, flood damage losses across Europe are expected to increase four fold by 2050. The scientists believe that the continent’s annual flood costs may be 23.5bn euros by the middle of the century. Two-thirds of the projected increase in flood damage will be caused by human development, not climate change. The study has been published in the ...


    By AGGERES

  • Demand Response Capacity is Expected to Increase More than Six-Fold by 2023

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global DR market with a focus on two key sectors: commercial/industrial and residential. Efforts to limit power generation by utilities and reduce peak loads on the grid, along with the changing resource mix in electric grids globally, are creating new demand for demand response (DR) programs. While the United States is ...

  • Clarity and flexibility defines Two Fold software’s next generation of LIMS

    Two Fold Software Limited, the London-based innovative LIMS developer, is defining the next generation of LIMS solutions with the release of its enhanced Qualoupe LIMS software that features a simple to use intuitive user interface that offers both clarity and flexibility never before seen in the commercial LIMS industry. To produce a more articulate, simple to use, user interface Two Fold ...


    By Energise Ltd.

  • NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

    Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday. The push comes as part of an ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country's most populous city by 80 percent by 2050. De Blasio plans to make the announcement in his State of the City ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global warming has increased heat records five fold

    Monthly temperature extremes have become much more frequent, as measurements from around the world indicate. On average, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term global warming, shows a study now published in Climatic Change. In parts of Europe, Africa and southern Asia the number of monthly records has increased even by a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Extreme Biodiesel Experiences Four Fold Increase in First Quarter Revenue

    BookMerge Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: BRKM), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Extreme Biodiesel, has increased revenue in the first quarter 2011 4 times the amount of revenue in the first quarter 2010. Increased Extreme Biodiesel fuel and equipment sales are a result of increased demand for biodiesel to comply with governmental emission reduction requirements, increased petroleum fuel prices, ...


    By Marketwire

  • New solar cell promises a ten-fold increase in hydrogen fuel output

    A solar cell that produces fuel rather than electricity. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and FOM Foundation today present a very promising prototype of this in the journal Nature Communications. The material gallium phosphide enables their solar cell to produce the clean fuel hydrogen gas from liquid water. Processing the gallium phosphide in the form of very small ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • European flooding costs could increase almost five-fold by 2050

    Extreme and catastrophic floods in Europe, such as those seen in 2013, currently occur approximately once every 16 years, but this may increase to once every 10 years by 2050, according to new research. The study also suggests that annual average economic losses caused by extreme floods could reach almost five times higher than 2013 values. Heavy rainfall, expected to worsen as climate change ...

  • R-V Industries acquires Genesis Packaging Technologies

    R-V Industries, Inc. (RVII) announced the purchase of Genesis Packaging Technologies, Exton, PA. Genesis Packaging Technologies is a worldwide leader in the science and technology of parenteral vial sealing and residual seal force testing. RVII will retain the Genesis employees and continue operations at its existing Exton, PA location as the “Genesis Packaging ...


    By R-V Industries, Inc.

  • Draft guidance for Annex V and on waste published

    The European Commission has finalised and published draft guidance for Annex V and on Waste and Recovered Substances. The two documents have been handed over to ECHA for further development in co-operation with Member States and stakeholders. The Commission services have prepared a draft guidance document on the interpretation of Annex V of the REACH Regulation and clarified the REACH obligations ...

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