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  • 100+ Wells Successfully Completed With Propel SSP

    Oil and gas operators have now completed more than 100 wells in the US and Canada using Propel SSP proppant transport technology. What have we learned? And why are these learnings important to the oilfield? This technology provides a more efficient approach to complete wells and the potential to unlock more reserves compared with slickwater, gel, and hybrid ...


    By Fairmount Santrol

  • 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 ...

  • Don’t allow recycling of plastics that contain toxic phthalate DEHP, warn MEPs

    The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DHEP), to make soft PVC items such as footwear and floor coverings, because it poses a reproductive toxicity threat to exposed workers and could render their male foetuses sterile, says a non-binding resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. “It is not ...


    By European Parliament

  • EPA Announces Availability of OCSPP Final Test Guidelines

    On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, in a Federal Register notice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the addition of three Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) final test guidelines ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • PWA: A Strong Choice for Screening Assessment of Metallic Pipelines

    As pipelines across North America age and begin to reach their end-of-life cycles, utilities are faced with the task of assessing their network and determining the best course of action for maintaining reliable, efficient and sustainable levels of service. The task of selecting pipes for inspection, rehabilitation or replacement can be overwhelming. For the majority of metallic ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • The 6 Best Metals & Mining Websites

    Are you looking to impress your boss with your industry expertise? Perhaps you want to be known as the expert on your team? Or, maybe you just need to keep an eye on market data and stay on top of commodity prices. Well, no matter your motivation, we’ve got you covered! To help you stay up to date on all the latest news, trends and analysis within your industry, we’ve compiled six of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How do I clean the probe on a Loser Osmometer?

    Question: How do I clean the probe on a Loser Osmometer? Answer: The Loser Micro-digital Osmometer is a freezing point depression Osmometer, ideal for use in laboratories. The Osmometer needs little maintenance except for the ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • FTC's Recent Enforcement Cases for Misleading Recycled Content Claims

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stepped-up its enforcement initiatives and recently settled two cases with companies that market plastic lumber and related products. FTC alleged that these companies misled consumers in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act) in their marketing materials regarding the environmental attributes of their products. Specifically, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Wastewater treatment from chromium compaunds and heavy metal ions

    Wastewater containing chromium and other heavy metals, is highly toxic effluents which require high-quality and efficient purification. Such effluents formed during electroplating, other types of chemical, electrochemical surface treatment of metal products such as chromium-plating, nickel-plating, copper-plating, zinc-plating, cadmium-plating and also during some technological ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Wyoming high court remands fracking secrets case

    A Wyoming Supreme Court ruling Wednesday will give environmentalists another chance to argue in favor of public disclosure of the ingredients in the chemical products used in hydraulic fracturing in the state. The high court sent their case back to a lower court on a technicality, but noted that Wyoming didn't offer enough evidence that the state oil and gas supervisor was correct to withhold the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mining, Uses and Buying Tips of Molybdenum

    Molybdenum is not a rare metal. It is mined in many regions of the world. Even though this metal is extensively mined, milled and processed, only a few deposits that have economic value are gathered. United States is among chief producers of Moly, alongside Canada, China and a few others. 1. Key properties Moly does not occur in nature as a free element. It is removed from a ...


  • Testing the water is important for household well owners

    The National Ground Water Association recommends household well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrate, and any contaminants of local concern. More frequent testing should be considered if: There is a change in the taste, odor, or appearance of the well water, or if a problem occurs such as a broken well cap, inundation by floodwaters, or a new contamination ...

  • Proposed Crystalline Silica Rule Could Save Lives and Prevent New Cases of Silicosis

    Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed a new rule for occupational exposure to Silica.  This proposed rule is expected to prevent thousands of deaths from silicosis as well as lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease other respiratory diseases, and kidney disease in America’s workers.  The new rule would update 40-year-old ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • OSHA cites Hagel Metal Fabrication for willful violations after worker fatally crushed by unguarded machine at Illinois plant

    Hagel Metal Fabrication Inc., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 12 safety and health violations after a 23-year-old worker was fatally crushed Feb. 22 by an automated laser-cutting machine. During the investigation, workers made formal complaints, which prompted two additional OSHA inspections at the East Peoria metal manufacturing ...

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Co-Authors article on use of alternative test strategies for Nanomaterial Safety Assessment

    ACS Nano has published an article entitled “A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective on the Use of Alternative Test Strategies for Nanomaterial Safety Assessment,” which is co-authored by Lynn L. Bergeson. The article presents the results of a January 2013 workshop convened at the California NanoSystems Institute of the University of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Occurrence of arsenic a reminder of the importance of testing well water

    The occurrence of arsenic in some well water in Pennsylvania is a reminder that private well owners should test their water regularly, the National Ground Water Association said today. “NGWA recommends that private well owners test their water annually for bacteria, nitrate, and anything of local concern, the latter of which could include arsenic for some Pennsylvanians,” said NGWA ...

  • Pennsylvania Hospital Hit with Four Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

    Earlier this month, it was reported that four patients at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System had contracted Legionnaires’ disease.  Due to the outbreak, officials are on the lookout for more patients who could have been infected with this potentially deadly disease.   Hospital officials, with the help of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have conducted an ...

  • Nanomaterials: Commission proposes case by case approach to assessment

    Why a second regulatory review for Nanomaterials? Both the potential of nanomaterials to create major new technological breakthroughs1 as well as concerns about their safety have attracted considerable attention. The regulatory review is a systematic analysis of all relevant EU legislation to determine whether current legislation is appropriate to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials, ...

  • General Motors Trials MagneGas™ Alternative Metal-Working Fuel

    MagneGas Corp. (OTCBB: MNGA; MNGAD) is now supplying General Motors (NYSE: GM) with its MagneGas™ fuel. MagneGas Corp. converts liquid-based materials into hydrogen-based fuel, removing acetylene from the process. GM is trialing the fuel in maintenance and metal-working activities at its Grand Blanc Weld & Tool Center in Flint, Mich.  MagneGas will ship their fuel cylinders ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • AWWA Journal features LuminUltra's Case Study on "Accelerated Microbiological Testing in Membrane Water Treatment Systems"

    The Water that a St. John Parish in Southeast Louisiana treats and supplies originates from a groundwater well that produces water of high organic content and color. In the past, the organics were oxidized and broken down by chlorination, but utilities are moving away from this practice because of the production of disinfection by-products (DBPs) such as trihalomethanes and haloacidic acids. The ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

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