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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 ...

  • Do You Know What Is Scrap Metals?

    Metal is one of the most recyclable materials in our daily life.Our mission is to get that scrap metal to someone who can put it back to use.The end destination could be a scrap metal recycler or our localrecycling center. In most case, someone might even be willing to pay us for it. There are four common types of scrap metal you will typically find around the house: ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • 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

  • Statement from Secretary Moniz on the Occasion of the 2015 Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

    In 1992, the United States government voluntarily implemented a moratorium on nuclear explosive testing—a policy that has been observed ever since, by four presidential administrations, both Democrat and Republican. Four years later, the United States was the first country to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) when it opened for signature. Today, the Obama Administration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Anderson Man Sentenced for Knowing Endangerment by Release of Asbestos

    United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Scott William Farmer, age 37, of Anderson, South Carolina was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for Knowing Endangerment by Release of Asbestos, a violation of 42 U.S.C. § 7413(c)(5). United States District Judge Mary Geiger Lewis of Spartanburg sentenced Farmer to 41 months imprisonment and 3 years ...

  • 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

  • MEP Announces the Settlement Results of Major Environmental Cases Filed Through “12369” Hotline in 2013

    The “12369” environmental hotline run by MEP has helped urge the industry to act as main player to strictly perform environmental safety responsibility, enable the government to be more self-voluntary to play the regulatory role in environmental safety, and address a bunch of environmental problems which have adverse impact on public health, through multiple instruments such as ...

  • 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 ...


  • How to tap the sun’s energy through heat as well as light

    Original story at MIT news. A new approach to harvesting solar energy, developed by MIT researchers, could improve efficiency by using sunlight to heat a high-temperature material whose infrared radiation would then be collected by a conventional photovoltaic cell. This technique could ...

  • 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.

  • Testing Environment

    During the summer of 2012 I was one of the lucky, if undeserving, torch bearers for the London Olympics. The fact that a UN bureaucrat was given such an honour owes much to the growing importance of the environment in sport worldwide. Since 1994, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been working ever closer with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the 'green' bar of the summer ...

  • Recovinyl recyclers support BPF PVC sustainability event

    Recovinyl-accredited PVC recyclers will again be exhibiting at a British Plastics Federation one-day seminar on October 3rd, in support of the UK forum’s emphasis on sustainability within the UK PVC industry. Innovative applications for recycled PVC, including its use in new windows, flooring and building products, will be presented by VEKA Recycling Ltd, part of the VEKA UK Group, ...

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