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April 23, 2017 News

Charges Laid for Oil Spill in British Columbia

by Hazmat Management

As reported by CTV News, charges have been laid against the owners of the MV Marathassa nearly two years after a leak of bunker fuel fouled the beaches of English Bay in Vancouver, but the company is trying to scuttle

April 23, 2017 News

Russians Patent Spill Response Technique for Arctic Oil Spills

by editor, Hazmat Management

LUKOIL, the largest oil and gas company in Russia, recently announced that it has developed a new technique to respond to oil spills in the Arctic waters.  The new multi-patented technology is based on the use of bio-sorbents with cold-resistant

April 23, 2017 News

Innovation in Packaging for Dangerous Goods

by editor, Hazmat Management

The Mauser Group, headquartered in Germany, recently introduced a packaging call skINliner™ that it claims to be a barrier technology that combines the advanced barrier performance of multilayer plastic film technology (e.g. against hydrocarbons and/or oxygen) with the logistical and

April 23, 2017 News

Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum – May 30

by John Nicholson

In partnership with the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA), Hazmat Management is pleased to offer a joint invitation to the annual Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum on May 30, 2017. Ontario is transitioning to a low-carbon circular economy

April 23, 2017 News

Dangerous Goods Conference – April 28th

by John Nicholson

If you would still like to attend the upcoming 2nd Dangerous Goods Conference in Mississauga, Ontario on April 28th 2017 then IDC Technologies are offering a last minute 50% off special. Please send the attached registration form directly to conferences@idc-online.com

April 23, 2017 News

Marketing Opportunities in Hazmat Magazine

by John Nicholson

Hazmat Management Magazine’s weekly e-newsletter is distributed to over 18,000 environmental, cleantech, and hazmat professionals in North America.  Have your company’s product or service included in our company profile section of HazMat Management’s weekly e-newsletter or web site. Starting at

April 17, 2017 News

Ontario Statistics on Environmental Fines and Penalties

by John Nicholson

Berkley Canada recently published a white paper that provides information on environmental fines and penalties in Ontario for 2016. In the report, it states that historical evidence shows that fines and penalties have been used sparingly in Canada when compared

April 17, 2017 News

UPS Expands Capabilities on Shipping of Dangerous Goods

by John Nicholson

UPS recently announced that it has expanded its global dangerous goods shipping program by adding more than 400 new commodities that can be accepted in its global air network and more than 300 products across its ground network in Europe.

April 17, 2017 News

Free Online Emergency Response Tools

by Hazmat Management Editor

FLIR recently announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or

April 17, 2017 News

Webinar on Vapour Intrusion

by John Nicholson

Land Science® is presenting a webinar on vapour intrusion and the impact on environmental due diligence.  The event will take place on Wednesday, April 26th at 2 pm Eastern (11 am Pacific).  The key speaker at the webinar is Dr.

April 9, 2017 News

Discovery of Mechanism behind bacteria’s bioremediation prowess

by John Nicholson

Researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin – Madison recently published a paper in the journal Nature that claims to have solved the structure of a microbial enzyme that attacks toluene, a

April 9, 2017 News

B.C. CSAP Membership Applications Now Being Accepted

by John Nicholson

The British Columbia Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals (CSAP) Society is now accepting applications for the 2017 membership examinations.  The deadline for exam application is June 11th 2017 Detailed information regarding the examinations has been posted to the CSAP Society website,