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New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services
FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and monitoring the many elements of waste collection to optimize operations,” said Martin Demers, Business Unit...
E-waste recyclers discuss future trends
The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this trend offers consumers far greater convenience, it can present recycling companies with a range of difficulties, a fact...
Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern
The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according toarecent survey carried out bysister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM). The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular those around training and asbestos waste management. Participants were asked to rank a series of waste management issues on a scale of 0 to 5...
Innovas Technologies LLC Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation
Innovas Technologies has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on developing mobile micro-sensors to identify degradation, fouling and enable remote failure detection and isolation in operating shell and tube heat exchangers. Innovas Technologies will develop a mobile, submersible micro-sensor system designed to address fouling and failure in shell and tube heat exchangers. This new technology...
Innova Global Wins Alberta Export Award for Advanced Technology and Innovation
International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) has won the prestigious 2016 Alberta Export Award for Advanced Technology and Innovation after lifting annual export sales revenue 23.6 percent in 2016. Innova’s President and CEO Mr. Harry Wong said “Alberta’s abundance of intellectual talent and energy industry experience provides Innova with a great advantage in export markets.” “We are excited and honored to have been chosen for this award by...