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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Receives Positive Preliminary Results on New Enhanced AquaLuxus(TM) Blend for Arsenic & Heavy Metals

    Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to report that the Company has received the preliminary results of laboratory testing on a new, enhanced AquaLuxus blend under development for elimination of heavy metals from water. The initial lab reports show a significant reduction of arsenic concentrations in arsenic contaminated water samples. Arsenic is a natural occurring ...

  • 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

  • ASTM E1457 - 07e4 standard test method for measurement of creep crack growth times in metals

    Creep crack growth rate expressed as a function of the steady state C* or K characterizes the resistance of a material to crack growth under conditions of extensive creep deformation or under brittle creep conditions. Background information on the rationale for employing the fracture mechanics approach in the analyses of creep crack growth data is given in (8, ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM B735 - 06(2011) standard test method for porosity in gold coatings on metal substrates by nitric acid vapor

    Gold coatings are often specified for the contacts of separable electrical connectors and other devices. Electrodeposits are the form of gold that is most used on contacts, although it is also employed as clad metal and as weldments on the contact surface. The intrinsic nobility of gold enables it to resist the formation of insulating oxide films that could interfere with reliable contact ...


    By ASTM International

  • American Petro-Hunter Completing No. 3 Well at North Oklahoma Project -- New Well in Production at Poston Project, Kansas

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/10 -- American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is today pleased to report that completion of the No. 3 Well at the North Oklahoma Project is ongoing. The Oklahoma well has been drilled to depth and casing set. A perforation of the 40 foot pay zone has been completed and the well is now undergoing ...


    By Marketwire

  • Second well on the way to cap deepwater horizon

    If you think threading a needle is difficult, imagine drilling into an 18-centimetre-wide cylinder 5500 metres below the sea floor. That is the challenge facing BP engineers as they attempt to drill two relief wells in the Gulf of Mexico in a bid to stem the flow of oil from the stricken Deepwater Horizon. A relief well aims to bisect the original well casing, enabling engineers to pump in mud ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pharmaceuticals recalled due to metallic contaminants

    This month a manufacturer of an intravenous blood pressure medication announced a voluntary recall of their product because of the potential presence of foreign matter. The material, according to reports, is made up of sub visible inert stainless steel particulates of approximately 2.5 microns in diameter.Contaminated pharmaceuticals are not a new phenomenon. In the past there have been numerous ...


  • University finds metal sulfide solution for nuclear waste

    Nuclear power has advantages, but, if this method of making power is to be viable long term, discovering new solutions to radioactive waste disposal and other problems are critical. Otherwise nuclear power is unlikely to become mainstream. A team of Northwestern University chemists is the first to focus on metal sulfide materials as a possible source for nuclear waste remediation methods. Their ...


    By Northwestern University

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