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  • BADGER EXPLORER ASA - 4Q 2009 RESULTS / FULL SPEED WITH BURIAL TEST AS SOON AS WEATHER PERMITS

    Badger Explorer ASA develops a drilling tool with the potential of revolutionising the exploration of oil and gas resources. The Company is ready for the first onshore full scale self burial test of the Badger Explorer tool. A successful test is considered to be proof ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

  • Eglin AFB: Featured Customer with Four Orion LX Weather Stations

    Four Orion LX Weather Stations are used for "isolated weather monitoring for security equipment" at Test Site C-3 of the 46th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Eglin AFB is the premier test and evaluation center for Air Force air delivered weapons, navigation/guidance systems and Command and Control systems. ...

  • What to wear when maintaining an Ice-Bound weather station

    Adam Skowronski, who always sends us the best photos of his weather station installations in Poland, sent us this one of an attempt to reach a station installed on a bunker near the Goczałkowickiej dam. The Vantage Pro2 is an important tool for several Polish universities, and the plan was get out to it to ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • Flexible catalytic oxidation system handles extremes of Russian weather

    AirProtekt, of Cambridge has supplied a Honeycat Catalytic Oxidation System to a Medium Density Fibre board (MDF) processing plant in Russia.  The UK’s leading air pollution control specialists optimised the Honeycat system for the abatement of phenol, formaldehyde and methanol vapours given off during the industrial resin manufacturing stage of the Russian plant’s MDF production process. ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • Vaisala wins a major contract from US National Weather Service

    Vaisala to deliver more than 1000 ceilometers over the next 5 years to the US NWS. The National Weather Service (NWS) contract with Vaisala covers the delivery of over a thousand ceilometers, cloud height measurement instruments, over the next 5 years. Vaisala ceilometers will be integrated into National Weather Service’s Automated Surface Observing System network. “We are extremely ...


  • LAMBRECHT meteo gets large order from German Weather Service (DWD)

    With it’s precipitation sensor rain[e]H3 LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH prevailed against all competitors and has been awarded with the contract after participation in a tender of German Weather Service (DWD). DWD is the Meteorological Service of Germany and shall be deemed to be a reference in meteorology. DWD detects the precipitation amount at full-time and extra official weather stations. At the ...


    By LAMBRECHT meteo GmbH

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • First accurate test for arsenic in soil developed

    If you have a cat or dog who likes to hide under the deck or children who play on equipment made with pressure-treated wood, you’ll be glad to hear that analytical chemist Julian Tyson and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently developed the first-ever accurate test for arsenic compounds in soil, promising a significantly improved environmental and health impact ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Erionite testing recommended to prevent human exposure

    Erionite is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral. Erionite exhibits similar properties to asbestos and according to some reports may be associated with lung diseases and deadly lung cancers, such as Mesothelioma. It is usually found in volcanic ash that has been altered by water and weather and its color varies from clear to white and its fibers appear glass-like.The U.S. Environmental ...


  • Q-Lab Announces New Corrosion Contract Testing Capabilities

    Q-Lab Corporation is pleased to announce that their laboratories in Homestead, Florida and Saarbrücken, Germany now offer contract testing services for automotive corrosion tests requiring relative humidity control.  These tests include GMW 14872, SAE J2334, and many others from Ford, ISO, GB/T, VW, Volvo, Chrysler, Renault, etc. Earlier this ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

    The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fujitsu Begins Field Testing of ICT-enabled Mandarin Orange Cultivation

    Employs cloud computing, sensors, and smartphones to grow delicious mandarin oranges Tokyo, July 7, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Sowakajuen Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of field testing related to the use of ICT in the cultivation of mandarin oranges in Japan. The project aims to improve productivity in growing the fine-quality, delicious Arida ...


  • Teledyne RD Instruments Supplies Russian Government with Equipment for Large-Scale Hydrologic Project

     Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, has announced that it has supplied the Russian government with more than 60 acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) and other equipment for a large-scale hydrologic project in partnership with the World Bank.   Called the Second ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • Florida Mold Testing Lab Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Hurricanes and Floods

    Hurricane Irene is threatening the east coast of the united states with strong winds and torrential rains.   This potential severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about protecting their homes from water damage. If a severe storm threatens property with water damage there are some basic steps property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM F2059 - 06(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Using The Swirling Flask

    A standard test is necessary to establish a baseline performance parameter so that dispersants can be compared, a given dispersant can be compared for effectiveness on different oils, and at different oil weathering stages, and batches of dispersant or oils can be checked for effectiveness changes with time or other factors. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Pensacola Mold Testing Firm Gives Tips to Prevent Mold Growth from Recent Flooding

    Potential severe weather is certainly enough to make property owners concerned about protecting their homes from water damage.This weekend’s storms in Pensacola and the surrounding areas have caused flooding and water damage to both residential and commercial buildings.    EMSL offers some basic steps that property owners and tenants can perform to minimize the damage and risks of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Chicago Mold Testing Lab Gives Midwest Residents Tips on Preventing Mold Growth from Floods

    EMSL Analytical offers preventive tips and testing solutions for residential and commercial properties threatened by devastating floods and water damage. Chicago, IL - March 14, 2011 Powerful storms recently slammed several Midwestern States including Indiana and Ohio causing severe flooding.  All of this severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ASTM E1915 - 11 Standard Test Methods for Analysis of Metal Bearing Ores and Related Materials for Carbon, Sulfur, and Acid-Base Characteristics

    These test methods are primarily intended to test materials for compliance with compositional specifications and for monitoring. The determination of carbon and sulfur and acid neutralization potential in ores and related materials is necessary to classify ores for metallurgical processing and to classify waste materials from the mining and processing of ores such as leach ...


    By ASTM International

  • Q-Lab Announces Launch of Russian Language Website

    Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering test equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new Russian language website at www.q-lab.com/ru-ru/. Russian-speaking customers can now visit and learn about weathering, research test equipment and exposure services, or search relevant industry standards in Q-Lab’s extensive database.  ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

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