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  • Optical Leak Detection Sensors - Leak detection/liquid presence within telecommunications equipment

    The increased use of small and metrocell technology has resulted in a growing number of units being deployed in locations which are difficult to access and not subject to regular inspections. Enclosures, cabinets and housings of these cells are at risk of fluid ingress, putting critical electronic systems and the end users’ service at risk. An industry proven solution to this problem is to ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Hanford tank may be leaking waste into soil

    An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U.S. Energy Department said workers at Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation detected higher radioactivity levels under tank AY-102 during a routine inspection Thursday. Spokeswoman Lori ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

    For 15 years the trucks have barreled past southeastern New Mexico's potash mines and seemingly endless fields of oil rigs, hauling decades worth of plutonium-contaminated waste to what is supposed to be a safe and final resting place a half mile underground in the salt beds of the Permian Basin. But back-to-back accidents and a never-supposed-to-happen above-ground radiation release have ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ammonia Sensor Provides Reliable Leak Detection down to -40C

    A renewable electrochemical sensor for the detection and measurement of ammonia (NH3) is available from PureAire Monitoring Systems. Designed to respond quickly to potentially hazardous ammonia leaks and releases in refrigeration systems, fertilizer plants, chemical processing plants, and other facilities where ammonia is used or produced. The PureAire Ammonia Sensor is available with either 0 to ...

  • Union awaits info on leak at New Mexico nuke dump

     A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Tuesday its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad has been off-limits to most workers for nearly three weeks. Only ...


    By Associated Press

  • GSE Environmental Offers New Leak Location Textured Geomembrane Products

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, is pleased to announce the release of a new Leak Location geomembrane with a textured conductive bottom layer. This new combination of unique features provides engineers with increased shear ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • Nuclear waste tank OK`d to keep leaking for 1 year

    A new deal allows a radioactive waste storage tank to continue leaking for more than a year before its contents are pumped out at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site. The deal to pump nuclear waste tank AY-102, announced late Monday, is between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Washington State Department ...


    By Associated Press

  • Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak

    A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues - possibly for three more months - to plug the well. SoCalGas officials told county supervisors Tuesday that the substance is safe and would neutralize ...


    By Associated Press

  • Parker Releases New Air Driven Liquid Pump

    Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin – the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released an innovative new air driven liquid pump, the AHL118. A high volume, double-ended, double acting high pressure pump, the AHL118 is designed for use in oil and gas, chemical, industrial and research applications. The pump operates to a ...


    By Parker Hannifin Corp

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • BioLargo issued patent for its platform of liquid and hydrogel iodine technologies

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent 8,846,067 titled “antimicrobial solutions and methods” which covers the use of BioLargo’s iodine technology in its platform of liquid ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC, agrees to improve leak detection at Puerto Rico gas stations

    A settlement announced today between the United States and Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC resolves Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations at approximately 100 of Chevron’s underground storage tank facilities in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of the settlement, Chevron has agreed to spend approximately $5.2 million to improve its leak detection methods and operations at these ...

  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • FAA proposes hazmat civil penalties against 11 companies

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $54,000 to $91,000 against 11 companies for alleged violations of Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations. For further information on the following cases, please contact Arlene Salac or Jim Peters at 718-553-3015. $91,000 against Boston Scientific Corporation of Natick, Mass, for ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Causes and Solutions for Air Bubbles in Microfluidic Systems

    Formation of gas bubbles in microfluidic systems can sometimes be desirable. For example, they enhance mass and heat transfer inside the system. However, they usually create complications, such as clogging of microchannels, and they have a very destructive effect on long term cell culture experiments. Undesirable gas bubbles always occur in microfluidic systems, especially when gas permeable ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • New Research Drives Sensor Development

    Recent investment in research and development by Lanarkshire based SST Sensing is paying off as the company announces a new innovation in liquid level detection. SST Sensing have developed an optical fluid sensor that retains the reliability of optical sensors but at a price point normally associated with float switches. Siobhan ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • AOPL Releases New Pipeline Safety Statistics & Strategies

    This month the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) released their 2015 annual report on liquid pipeline safety in the United States, its reported numbers now entering a debate that has been making headlines in recent months. At the heart of the debate is this question: how safe are our pipelines? Recent Pipeline Leaks Gain Attention In the U.S., two major pipeline leaks in ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Texas petroleum plant ablaze - fire follows explosions; 1 worker unaccounted for

    Explosions and fire ripped through a Houston-area petroleum plant, leaving one person unaccounted for Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Explosions were heard about 12:15 p.m. at Enterprise Products on Sun Oil Road in Mont Belvieu, about 35 miles east of Houston, NBC station KPRC reported. The company told KPRC ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New Low-Pressure Bursting Disc Delivers Industry-Leading Performance

    Elfab’s latest addition to its industry-leading Opti-Gard™ range has been developed specifically for low-pressure applications from 2 psig. Opti-Gard™ SoLo, the result of a unique design and manufacturing process, is the most technically-advanced reverse-acting bursting disc of its type on the market. Featuring a 95 per cent operating to burst pressure ratio and a performance tolerance of ...


    By Elfab Limited

  • Over 65 years of Quality, Innovation & Service

    For over 65 years Seetru have endeavoured to produce the finest engineering solutions. Our commitment to innovation, development & safety has helped us establish a global service of quality and reliability. THAT'S THE LEVEL! Seetru Limited was founded in 1949 with the aim of producing the finest measuring instruments capable ...


    By Seetru Limited

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