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Ramjack to implement comprehensive wireless monitoring system at Saudi Arabian copper mine

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 03:36

Ramjack has been chosen to implement an automated wireless monitoring system at the Jabal Sayid copper mine in Saudi Arabia. -   - The system will monitor the paste backfill process within the stopes of the mine and will include geotechnical monitoring instruments from Mine Design Technologies (MDT) and vibrating wire instruments from RST Instruments, connected to a wireless MineHop communication system supplied by Newtrax. -   - The comprehensive wireless monitoring system will allow en...

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Jordan Valve Releases Animated Video on their Mark 80 Self Operated Temperature Regulator

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:00

Jordan Valve, a division of Richards Industries, has released an animated video highlighting the operation and benefits of one of their self operated temperature regulators -  The Mark 80 Series. The Mark 80 Series provides accurate temperature control whether your manufacturing requirements include tank heating, steam tracing, heat exchangers, air drying, or regulated cooling. Harry Woebkenberg, Richards' Vice President of Marketing said: “The Mark 80 Temperature Regulator is the most r...

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Exosite CTO Mark Benson to Present at the 2017 IoT Slam® Internet of Things Conference

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:42

MINNEAPOLIS — June 15, 2017 — Exosite, a leading provider in the Internet of Things (IoT) platform market, today announced that CTO Mark Benson will present at the 2017 IoT Slam Internet of Things Conference on June 22 at Research Triangle Park (R.T.P.), located in Raleigh, North Carolina. - The event will focus on the rapidly changing landscape driven by the emergence of IoT and the resulting impact on cloud, big data, prescriptive analytics, autonomic computing, artificial intellig...

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Logic PD Manufacturing Facility Earns New Certifications

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 21:49

Logic PD, an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Product Development solutions company for the connected digital world, has been awarded new quality management certifications for its newest manufacturing plant in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Issued by the global certification body, National Quality Assurance (NQA), the certifications recognize Logic PD's ability to maintain the highest quality electronics manufacturing standards. “Logic PD has always considered quality a key aspect...

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NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Provides In-Depth Understanding of Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 14:13

From June 12th through the 15th, EMSL Analytical, Inc. is offering a NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course. Taught by leading asbestos experts from EMSL, one of North America's largest asbestos and indoor air quality testing laboratories, the event is expected to attract attendees from across the country. - - The four-day course will be held at EMSL's Cinnaminson, New Jersey training center located in their state-of-the-art corporate headquarters. The workshop will be held from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ea...

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Fatigue monitoring in underground mines enhanced by collaboration between SmartCap and Newtrax

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 08:49

Recently, Newtrax Technologies, which provides operational and safety management systems for underground hard rock mines, and SmartCap Technologies, which leads the world in predictive, wearable fatigue monitoring devices for mining, announced their intent to collaborate to improve fatigue management in underground mines. Over the upcoming months, these industry-leading providers of mine safety solutions will collaborate to integrate the new Life by SmartCap solution with the MineHop wirel...

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GE to Boost Generation Capacity by 6 Percent and Improve Station's Greenhouse Impact in Australia

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 06:29

With Australia's utilities seeking to increase capacity and lower plant carbon footprint through less coal consumption, Engie has selected GE's Power Services (NYSE: GE) to modernize generation equipment at its 1,056-megawatt (MW) Loy Yang B coal-fired power station in Victoria, Australia. GE will upgrade two Hitachi heavy duty steam turbines, targeting to boost capacity by a combined 84 MW and reducing fuel consumption by approximately 5 percent for each MW generated. The upgrades at...

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Author Unveils Third Installment of the Technology Trilogy Book Series

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:00

Thomas W. Becker's book “The Race For Technology (Conquering The High Frontier)” is the third of his Technology Trilogy series. Here, he provides simplified and understandable descriptions about several emerging technologies that were developed from the 1970s up to the start of the 3rd millennium in order to explain the human side of science and technology. Significant events are highlighted in this book, such as the dawning of world space exploration, the beginning and end(?) of the Cold...

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Huntington Beach Testing Laboratory is Accredited by AIHA-LAP, LLC. (IHLAP) for TO-15 Analysis

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:59

LA Testing is pleased to announce that its Huntington Beach laboratory is fully accredited to analyze volatile organics by EPA TO-15. The laboratory is accredited by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP) and is compliant with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. - - Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are known to emanate from many building materials including some types of wood products, linoleum, paints, plas...

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Vapor Intrusion Tests Likely to Take Place in Homes Near Industrial Area

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 15:35

In April, the  Springfield News-Leader  published a report about air tests that may take place later this year in some homes in Missouri. The homes reside close to a former industrial plant that was once used to annually make hundreds of thousands of railroad ties with creosote. - - According to the article, the industrial plant left behind polluted soil and groundwater and now there are concerns of chemical fumes and gases potentially making their way into homes in the surrounding communit...

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GreenWood, Inc. Reaches 5 Million Safe Hours at Merck

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 17:13

Greenville, SC  - - May 10, 2017 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, celebrates a major safety milestone of 5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia.  GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services.  The continuous relationship between GreenWood and Merck covers more than 26 years without a lost time injury.  Key to this accomplishment is GreenWood's steadfast commitment to sa...

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Protecting Workers from Potential Exposure Hazards to Diesel Exhaust

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:56

Diesel fuel is used to power engines for countless vehicles, heavy equipment, trains, boats and generators used across the globe. Industries from mining, transportation and construction to agriculture, maritime and manufacturing all depend on equipment powered by diesel engines.   -   - While this machinery is essential for business, the exhaust from diesel engines contains a mixture of gases and very small particles that can create occupational exposure risks if not properly controlled. In...

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DHL opens China Rail Competence Center in Stuttgart

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 17:28

DHL Global Forwarding has opened a central China Rail Competence Center in Stuttgart, Germany to ensure the more efficient and customer-friendly coordination of ever-growing freight volumes transported between Germany and Asia by the rail freight service. " Rail freight volumes between Germany and Asia have increased 10-fold in just one year. In order to meet ever-increasing demand, the onus is on us to grow, optimize processes and create synergies. It is for this very reason that we dec...

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GE Additive Technology Lab in Pittsburgh to Become GE Customer Experience Center

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 17:24

GE (NYSE: GE) is developing its Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania into an externally focused “Customer Experience Center” (CEC) to accelerate the use of additive manufacturing with GE customers across several industries. - With this transition, the $39 million Pittsburgh technology center, opened in April 2016 to drive additive manufacturing within GE industrial operations, now joins a global network of CECs under the growing umbrella of GE Additi...

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The PMC 1003 Machine Forms 20-ounce Promotional Cups From RENEWABLE PE Coated Paperboard at INTERPACK 2017

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 18:32

Paper Machinery Corporation is recognized as a global leader in the design and manufacturing of cup and container forming machines. The PMC 1003 machine featured at PMC's booth in Hall 11/C56 at Interpack 2017 is forming sustainable cups with the fully renewable paperboard, Cupforma Natura by Stora Enso. “We are excited to form these environmentally friendly cups with our PMC 1003 machine,” stated Scott Eveland, PMC's Vice President of International Sales. “The PMC 1003 produces paper cup...

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FleetMind to Showcase Latest “Smart” Truck Technologies at Waste Expo 2017 in New Orleans

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 14:00

MONTREAL, CANADA – May 4, 2017 - FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the award-winning technology leader for “smart” truck solutions, will be showcasing its latest, connected technologies for waste fleet management at Waste Expo 2017, May 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Waste Expo is the largest waste, recycling and organics tradeshow and conference in North America. -   - “We are excited to be a part of this year's Waste Expo event,” said Martin Dem

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Construction Activities in Occupied Buildings and the Potential Impact on Indoor Environmental Quality

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 17:17

Anytime construction activities take place in an occupied home or building, it can lead to a wide range of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) concerns and even potential health issues. This is due in part to the fact that construction and renovation projects can adversely affect building occupants by the release of airborne particulates, biological contaminants and gases. - - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) states that particulate material, such as dusts an...

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Hiller Ford Celebrates 63rd Anniversary with Drawing for the use of a New MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE for One Year

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:23

FRANKLIN, WI – MAY 1, 2017 –   Ken Hiller started Hiller Ford in 1954. Today, his son, Jay is President. A third generation of Hillers, Susan and Tommy, now work at the dealership helping to run the family business serving Southeastern Wisconsin. - - “It has been a privilege to serve our fine customers over the past 62 years. We have been very fortunate to be a part of the great community we serve,” stated Jay Hiller. - - “Recently, to celebrate our grand re-opening, after our huge remodel...

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Canadian Oil Refinery Reusing 100 Percent of Water with GE's Wastewater Treatment Technology Honored as Industrial Water Project of the Year

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 18:21

Federated Co-Operatives Limited's Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, Saskatchewan, was named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards. The award recognizes the project, commissioned in 2016, that represents the most impressive technical or environmental achievement in the field of industrial water. Using GE Water & Process Technologies' advanced water recycling equipment, the Co-op Refinery Complex became the first refinery in North America to treat 100 percen...

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Occupational Ammonia Exposures Result in Costly Fine for a Company in Washington

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:42

In March, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced it had fined a beverage company over $150k for exposing workers to ammonia leaks. The large fine was the result of multiple willful, serious and general workplace safety violations, according to the agency. - - Ammonia is a manufactured chemical that is also naturally found in the environment. It is comprised of one part nitrogen and three parts hydrogen. In the natural environment, ammonia is important to plant...

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