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  • On the right track

    Automotive engineering expert, Applus IDIADA has expanded its measurement capabilities with a full pass-by system from Brüel & Kjær, for testing both ground operation and in-vehicle (one-man) operation. Applus IDIADA carries out many different tests from its Proving Ground in Spain. Some experiments are conducted from the ground station only, while others are controlled by the ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Enterprise asset tracking

    Do you know the precise location of your assets globally? It is difficult for an organization to operate efficiently, let alone have any competitive advantage, if it does not have direct control over all its assets at any one time. As a business embraces the myriad technological advances of modern times so it seems that items of equipment and necessary tools swell the corporate ...


    By Verisae

  • GPS tracking of US e-scrap sparks controversy

    Recycling International, October 2016, NO.8, page 13 United States: Environmental watchdog Basel Action Network (BAN) recently planted GPS trackers in 205 old printers and monitors and then delivered them to US recyclers and charities. It reports that 40% of the 152 deliveries went offshore, mostly to Hong Kong and China. ‘The American ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Fast Track Your Sustainability Performance

    Ewire -- ENVIRON is pleased to announce its partnership with Trucost, the research firm selected by Newsweek to provide environmental performance data for its annual Green Rankings. Trucost delivers a fast, clear picture of operational and supply chain environmental impacts, providing focus areas for environmental strategies. Leveraging this data, ENVIRON helps clients drive performance ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • London waste`s journey to be tracked

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to trial its new Trash Track technology in London. Working in conjunction with New Scientist magazine, the Institute will be attaching special electronic tags to parts of the city’s rubbish in an attempt to find out exactly where people’s household rubbish goes. The major project is also being trialled in New York and Seattle. Head of the MIT ...

  • Covanta facilities recognized by US EPA Performance Track program

    Covanta Energy Corporation, which produces energy-from-waste and renewable energy solutions, said that seven additional Covanta facility operations have earned membership into the prestigious U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Environmental Performance Track. Performance Track is a federal program that encourages continuous environmental improvement and recognizes facilities ...


  • Pulp and Paper Mills to Track Environmental Footprints

    OLYMPIA, Washington, August 8, 2007 (ENS) - How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its environmental, economic and social footprint over time? These are the questions the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor Paper, GHP, will explore under a new partnership ...

  • Top industry award for Quartix vehicle tracking

    Quartix, one of the UK’s leading vehicle tracking providers, has won the Internet Award in this year’s Van Fleet World Honours. The trophy was presented during a ceremony at London’s Royal Automobile Club. John Kendall, chairman of the judges and editor of Van Fleet World, said: “Quartix uses the internet to best possible effect, ensuring that their customers are able ...


    By Quartix Ltd

  • Tracking down the menace in Mexico City smog

    A new report by scientists who are part of the international MILAGRO Campaign indicates that some of the most harmful air pollution in Mexico City may not come from motor vehicles but instead originates with industrial sources – and that the culprit may be garbage incineration. The MILAGRO Campaign (Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations) monitored air quality in the Mexico ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010 on the right track

    Six months ahead of IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010, which takes place between 5 and 7 May in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), many important companies in the sector have already applied to take part. The list includes for example Siemens AG , WILO China Ltd., Danfoss (Shanghai) Automatic Controls Ltd., Shanghai Centrifuge Institute Co. Ltd., VAG Water Systems (Taicang) Co. Ltd., ...


    By Messe M�nchen GmbH

  • Fast-track phosphate treatment solution for North Hampshire

    Faced with performance limitations in existing phosphate dosing equipment at Southern Water’s Fullerton Treatment Works, the company’s joint venture partnership with Morrison Utility services has carried out a fast-track system upgrade with the introduction of a bespoke Gee-built and fully containerised dosing unit. Fullerton is a full treatment works with two-stage filtration and a sludge ...

  • Tracking the UK`s carbon from soil to sea

    This January scientists from a range of disciplines will come together to undertake the first ever coordinated sampling of the major rivers in Great Britain to look for soil derived organic carbon. This carbon is a large element of our 'natural capital' - in fact it is so large that restoring some damaged elements of it, such as upland peat bogs, could cost up to £570 million over the next ...

  • Industry on track to deliver green aircraft by 2020

    Industry is on track to ensure 'carbon-neutral growth' in the aviation sector from 2020, but strengthened European Union support for research and development (R&D) is vital to help manufacturers deliver the green technologies required, François Gayet, secretary-general of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), told EurActiv in an interview. 'In 2000, not everybody ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SSI PRI-MAX™ reducer on track in New Jersey

    SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. (Wilsonville, OR) delivered a PR-4000T, track-mounted reducer, to a New Jersey landfill for shredding construction and demolition debris (C&D). Rounding out at 100,000 pounds, this machine is maintenance friendly and built to endure harsh operating environments like C&D processing. The cross-belt magnet is adjustable for optimal ferrous recovery, a debris ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Online Diversion and Recycling Tracking Tool Launches

    Waste Management has formally launched a Diversion and Recycling Tracking tool (DART) to help project planners, contractors,  architects and building owners measure their green performance during a construction, renovation, and demolition project. The service, which ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EPA Performance Track Program Nears 500-Member Mark

    (Washington, D.C. - Oct. 18, 2007) Coca Cola, 3M and Corning facilities are among the 55 new members committing to go above and beyond environmental requirements as members of EPA's National Environmental Performance Track Program. The latest members bring the total number of environmental leaders in Performance Track to nearly 500, with members now found in 49 states. 'We are proud to have ...

  • Thamsesdown Recycling increase fleet capacity with routeMASTER vehicle tracking

    North Wiltshire's Thamesdown Recycling isn't just any recycling business, it's also a pioneer in the fields of secure document, data, and product destruction with over 25 years’ experience. With customers including pubs, clubs and local authorities to food and drink manufacturers, it's vital the company can keep track of where their vehicles are, especially when they may be carrying ...


    By AGM Telematics Ltd.

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