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March 12, 2017 News

MPs Vote to Continue Marathon Talkfest as “Strategy” for Disposal of Mercury in CFLs

by Kathleen Cooper, Canadian Environmental Law Association

When I was about seven years old I recall my mother getting very upset upon breaking a thermometer.  On her knees and chasing shiny globules of mercury across the kitchen floor, she told me it was poison.  Suitably impressed I

March 12, 2017 News

Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show – Toronto, May 2-3, 2017

by Hazmat Management Editor

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services is hosting Partners in Prevention 2017 Conference and Trade on May 2nd and 3rd.  The event will be held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.  The conference features two days of keynote speakers, cutting-edge

March 3, 2017 News

Emergency Response Training Exercises Conducted in Quebec

by John Nicholson

As reported by Canadian Underwriter, Transport Canada (TC) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) recently conducted a field exercise designed to improve Canada’s response capabilities in the event of an incident involving a train carrying flammable liquids, such as

March 3, 2017 News

World Distribution Report on Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Lines

by John Nicholson

Research and Markets recently issued a market report on hazardous waste treatment and disposal lines.  The report covers the years 1997 to the present and provides forecasts to 2020 and from 2021 to 2028. Included in the report is a

March 3, 2017 News

Market Report on Environmental Testing and Analytical Services Sector

by Hazmat Management Editor

Environmental Business International recently released a market report on the environmental testing and analytical services sector in the United States.  The report provides an analysis of the markets, competition, customer needs, and technology, pricing and M&A trends in the $2.0-billion

March 3, 2017 News

Five Reasons to perform a Hazardous Building Materials Assessment before every property purchase

by Bob Greene, PE, PG, CIH, LEED AP, GLE Associates

Investors, owners, and banks know that a Property Condition Assessment (PCA) is a must on every new commercial property purchase.  Increasingly, these individuals are likewise recognizing the limits of the PCA to fully cover their potential liability.  Along with reserve

March 3, 2017 News

Business Continuity half-day workshop – London, ON – March 24th

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers, in partnership with the City of London, Ontario and the Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE), is presenting a Business Continuity half-day workshop.  The event will take place on March 24th from 8am to 12pm.

February 23, 2017 News

Two-in-one Chemical Analyzer Enables On-site Virtual Mixture Analysis

by John Nicholson

Thermo Fisher Scientific recently announced a software update to its Thermo Scientific Gemini handheld analyzer.  The new functionality integrates HazMasterG3, a support system designed to allow chemical response personnel to virtually mix chemical substances, interpret the results rapidly, and better

February 23, 2017 News

Membrane Barrier Technology for Gas Contaminated Sites

by John Nicholson

Novia Ltd., a company specializing in membrane technology based in the United Kingdom, recently developed a new methane barrier membrane solution, Methane Pro, for use on gas contaminated sites.  The new membrane solution complements their current membrane range which includes

February 23, 2017 News

Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training

by John Nicholson

The Chlorine Institute & TRANSCAER Announce the 2017 Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour & Webinar Schedule The Chlorine Institute (CI) recently announced its 2017 Chlorine Institute/TRANSCAER Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour and

February 2, 2017 News

$1 billion Lawsuit for Contamination from Love Canal

by John Nicholson

The Town of Wheatfield, New York, just east of Niagara Falls, is being sued by current and former residents who claim that contaminants from the old Niagara Sanitation landfill impact their adjacent properties. There are 16 notices of claim that

January 5, 2017 News

Funding Opportunity for Companies with the U.S. EPA

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a funding opportunity for companies with expertise developing tools, procedures, and guidance to promote efficient cleanup work. This project will provide support for state participation in developing tools, procedures, and guidance to promote efficient