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Workers' Memorial Day and the Importance of Industrial Hygiene Testing Services

mer, 04/26/2017 - 21:09

Each year on April 28th, Workers' Memorial Day is observed in the United States. It is also the same day that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established back in 1971. - - According to OSHA, Workers' Memorial Day is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit ourselves to the fight for safe and healthful workplaces for all workers. - - Protecting the health a...

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Fenton Plays Key Role in Construction of New 57,000 Sq. Ft. Athletic Center at The Pingry School

mer, 04/26/2017 - 20:07

Fenton Construction Company Inc., the Warren, New Jersey-based builder of commercial, industrial, educational, sports, and religious facilities of all sizes and complexities played a pivotal part in the recently completed Miller A. Bugliari '52 Athletics Center at The Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. The company serves clients in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, extending across the country for select clients. - Fenton served as the general contractor for the project, whi...

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FDT Group Press Conference Held at HANNOVER MESSE 2017

mer, 04/26/2017 - 01:03

The FDT Group, an independent, international, not-for-profit industry association supporting FDT® Technology, conducted a press conference today at HANNOVER MESSE 2017 discussing FDT advancements for IIoT and Industrie 4.0 to support the “Connected World”. - - The organization addressed the following: - - - • FDT/OPC UA Features Focused on Industrie 4.0. Technology enhancements leverage the OPC Unified Architecture (UA) to make device-specific information from Device Type Managers™ (DTMs...

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DATAPAQ EasyTrack3: more memory, easy handling

mer, 04/26/2017 - 00:50

The newest generation DATAPAQ® EasyTrack®3 system makes profiling oven cure of painted and powder-coated products as easy as never before. Fluke® Process Instruments has equipped the data logger with a rugged and light polycarbonate casing that withstands harsh treatment and heat up to 100 °C without distortion and without harm to the electronics. Versions with four or six thermocouple channels are available. Data is stored in a non-volatile memory – the capacity has been tripled to up to...

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Accredent Managing Partner to Participate in IoT Strategy Panel at IoT Fuse 2017

mer, 04/19/2017 - 06:27

Today, Accredent LLC, a leading eight year-old specialist in connected data-driven business strategy, innovation, monetization, and transformation through Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced data analytics, announced that its managing partner, Kent Strand, is participating in the IoT Strategy panel at IoT Fuse 2017. The conference is being held this Friday, April 21, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. -   - Strand is participating in the afternoon keynote panel: IoT Strategy Roundt...

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FDT Group Plans Exhibit, Technology Demonstrations and Press Conference at HANNOVER MESSE 2017 -

mar, 04/18/2017 - 21:47

The FDT Group, an independent, international, not-for-profit industry association supporting FDT® Technology, today announced it will exhibit, conduct live technology demonstrations and hold a press conference at HANNOVER MESSE 2017, April 24-28, in Hannover, Germany. The organization will describe how the latest developments in its open industrial automation standard are Empowering the Intelligent Enterprise.™ FDT Group is committed to making the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) a r...

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Essex Closes $5.0 Million Term Debt Capital Raise

mar, 04/18/2017 - 13:49

Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced today that the firm recently arranged a $5,000,000 term debt facility for American Garden Perlite, LLC (“AGP” or the “Company”),   AGP began operations during 2016 to further process raw perlite ore into expanded perlite for use in numerous agricultural applications.  When the demand for the product exceeded management's expectations, the Company required a substantial increase in capacity and available working capital. The principals of AGP...

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Study Finds Thousands of Workers in California with Elevated Blood Levels

jeu, 04/13/2017 - 14:20

Earlier this year, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a report about blood lead levels in California workers. The report presented data from the Occupational Blood Lead Registry, a laboratory-based tracking system for adult blood lead tests managed by the Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP) at CDPH. - - Lead is a toxic heavy metal that can be combined with other metals to produce alloys. Lead and lead alloys are still used to make a number of produ...

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Essex Closes $7.5 Million Term Debt Capital Raise

mer, 04/12/2017 - 18:21

Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced today that the firm recently arranged a $7,500,000 term debt capital raise for Fancy Pokket USA, LLC (“Fancy Pokket” or the “Company”), the recently-formed United States subsidiary of Fancy Pokket Corporation, Atlantic Canada's largest producer of pita bread, bagels and tortilla wraps.  - - The principal at Fancy Pokket hired Essex after an extended search in the credit markets had come up short on financing needs to fund the Company's US expan...

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FDT Group Adds Members Supporting its Open, Enterprise-wide Integration Standard

mer, 04/05/2017 - 21:17

Power-Genex, a major control valve technology supplier, and Elemer-STC, an innovator of process instrumentation solutions, are the newest members of FDT Group. This independent, international, not-for-profit industry association consists of leading companies and organizations active in industrial automation and manufacturing. Its major purpose is to provide an open standard for enterprise-wide network and asset integration. Based in Incheon, Korea, Power-Genex designs and manufacturers va...

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Remarkably Revealing Book Relates the Truth about Our First Nuclear War and Presents a Provocative Workable Moral Approach to Avoiding Another

mer, 03/29/2017 - 14:00

It has become clear that nuclear weapons are only a symptom of an all-pervasive malignancy of the spirit of the world and of humankind. Some Japanese have an expression for this period of human history in which we find ourselves; they call it “the era of nuclear madness.”  Wilson proposes a workable moral strategy that would put “everyone” back to work; bring peace and stability; end war-sacrificed lives; and ensure corporate profits, growth, and cooperation; and would allow people to re...

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Final Rule to Prevent New Cases of Chronic Beryllium Disease Goes into Effect this Spring

lun, 03/27/2017 - 18:20

In May, a new final rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) goes into effect. Its aim is to prevent chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and lung cancer in American workers by limiting their exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds. - - Beryllium is a lightweight and strong metal used in the aerospace, electronics, energy, telecommunications, medical and defense industries. Beryllium and its compounds are important materials, but beryllium is also a highly toxic m...

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Blades Direct Partners with Samedia, a Leading German Diamond Tool Manufacturer

jeu, 03/23/2017 - 17:54

Blades Direct, LLC an online distributor of diamond blades and related tools for contractors and the construction industry, is pleased to announce it has entered into an a one of a kind relationship with Samedia, a leading German manufacturer of diamond tools and construction products. Blades Direct is the only current North American Distributor of Samedia/SHOXX. - - The new partnership will enable Blades Direct to distribute Samedia's award winning SHOXX products throughout North America,...

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Protecting California Workers from Exposure to Wood Dust and Other Airborne Hazards

lun, 03/20/2017 - 15:50

Back in 2009, wood dust was added to California's Proposition 65 list as a substance known to cause cancer. Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.  There are tens of thousands of workers across the state that may be exposed to wood dust on a daily basis. This can occur during construction, renovation and demolition activities as...

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Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide 70 FLEXITY Trams to Zurich

ven, 03/03/2017 - 17:51

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport (VBZ) signed a contract for the delivery of 70 seven-part BOMBARDIER FLEXITY low floor trams with an option for another 70 vehicles on March 2, 2017. The base price for the vehicles ordered is valued at approximately 300 million Swiss Francs (281 million euro, $296 million US). The first vehicles will be delivered at the end of 2019. Zurich's new trams are based on the proven FLEXITY platform that has been...

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Honeywell Launches 2017 Channel Program for Productivity Solutions Partners

lun, 02/27/2017 - 19:05

Honeywell ( NYSE: HON ) today announced the North America launch of its 2017 Performance Partner Program, which enables channel partners to grow their revenue and increase the depth and breadth of their customer portfolio with sales, marketing and support resources to deliver Honeywell solutions. - - To help partners at all levels in the Program expand margins and grow new revenue streams, Honeywell enhanced its Performance Partner Program by implementing a range of features that demonstr...

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Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk form joint venture for smart grid expansion

ven, 02/24/2017 - 21:23

Siemens and Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH (AÜW), based in Kempten, Germany, have formed a joint venture named egrid to commercially implement the results from IRENE and IREN2, two joint smart grid research projects in Wildpoldsried. It was agreed that Siemens would acquire a 49-percent share in the AÜW subsidiary, egrid applications & consulting GmbH. The transaction is subject to clearance by the competent competition authorities. The joint venture will offer innovative consulting services f...

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Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposure Risks to Manganese

ven, 02/24/2017 - 16:39

Manganese is a metal that is found in many types of rocks. It occurs naturally in most foods and may be added to some foods. The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) reports that consuming a small amount of manganese from food or water is needed to stay healthy. However, exposure to elevated levels can cause health concerns. - - Manganese is used principally in steel production to improve hardness, stiffness and strength. It can be released into the air, soil and water fro...

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Strong Demand in 2016 for FleetMind/Street Smart Vision™ by McNeilus Fleet Management Solution

mar, 02/14/2017 - 15:00

MONTREAL, CANADA and DODGE CENTER, MN – February 14, 2017  - FleetMind Solutions and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, reported today significant market traction in 2016 for their Street Smart Vision system, the SSV10 “smart” truck solution that combines McNeilus refuse collection vehicles with FleetMind's mobile onboard computer and DVR platform.    -   - “In 2016 we added 15 new waste and recycling management customers for our SSV10 solutio...

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Los Angeles County Residents Concerned Over Hexavalent Chromium Exposure Hazards

lun, 02/13/2017 - 18:03

In 2013, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) responded to community complaints of a metallic odor thought to be coming from a metal forging and grinding operation in a town in Los Angeles County. Air monitoring for toxic air contaminants has been ongoing in this area ever since. - - Last December, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health sent directives to two companies in the affected area after monitoring and air tests conducted by the SCAQMD indicated that...

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