HazMat Management

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May 22, 2017 News

Ontario nuclear emergency plan inadequate, environmental groups say

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As reported by CTV News, Ontario’s proposed plan for how to respond in the unlikely event of a nuclear emergency falls short, environmental groups say. The province recently released an update to its emergency planning for potential large-scale accidents at

May 22, 2017 News

Forecast on the Chemical Detection Equipment Market

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There is a growing demand in the Hazmat industry for equipment that can rapidly identify chemical or biological agents involved hazmat incident.  Chemical detection equipment are generally used to identify the presence and intensity of chemical agents in soil, air

May 22, 2017 News

CBRN Detection Technologies Market predicted to be $10 Billion by 2022

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Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense or CBRNE defense) is protective measures taken in situations in which chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear warfare (including terrorism) hazards may be present. A recent market report prepared by Market Insight Reports

May 22, 2017 News

Two companies partner to develop revolutionary HazMat detection systems

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Aerialtronics, a Netherlands-based commercial UAS manufacturer, and RAE Systems BeNeLux, a provider of gas and radiation detection systems, recently announced an integrated technology partnership that they claim will help keep professionals and the public safe from invisible toxins in the

May 22, 2017 News

Hazmat Services Contract awarded by U.S. TSA for Federalized Airports

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was recently awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (U.S. TSA) to continue to provide hazardous materials management and disposal services at more than 440 airport screening checkpoints

May 22, 2017 News

Global Hazardous Waste Handling Automation Market

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Research and Markets recently released a report on The Global Hazardous Waste Handling Automation Market.  According to the report, the global hazardous waste handling automation market is expected to grow at a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.50% for

May 15, 2017 News

Ontario Excess Soil Report

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As reported in the Daily Commercial News, a recent report issued by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) stresses the measurement of not only the quantity but the quality of excess soil from excavations so that effective

May 15, 2017 News

Canadian Government introduces law to ban oil tankers off northern B.C. coast

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As reported in the Globe and Mail, the federal government recently introduced legislation that would bar most oil tankers from operating along the coast of northern B.C., fulfilling an election pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and formalizing a moratorium

May 15, 2017 News

Energy Transfer Partners Fined $431,000 for Oil Pipeline Spill in Ohio

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As reported by EcoWatch, the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ new Rover Pipeline through Ohio only began mid-February but the project has already resulted in 18 incidents involving mud spills from drilling, stormwater pollution and open burning that violated the

May 15, 2017 News

Arctic Collaborations on Response Technology Possibilities

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The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) provided the latest details on its efforts to improve oil spill response technologies at the Arctic Oil Spill Response Research and Technology Workshop held in April.  The BSEE works to promote

May 15, 2017 News

Toronto Transit Commission names Spill Response Provider

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently announced that QM Environmental, a Canadian environmental and industrial services company, had been named as the emergency spill response provider for the organization.   The TTC is responsible for providing public transit for the 2.8

May 14, 2017 News

AntiFog Expanded-View Visor for Hazmat Situations

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One of the most perplexing problems for protective clothing users now has a clear solution — literally.  An AntiFog Expanded-View Visor, developed by Kappler, means no more fogged-up face visors for gas-tight suit wearers.  A video demonstration may be viewed