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May 22, 2017 News

Ontario’s Excess Soil Regulatory Proposal

by hazmat management editor

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently released a proposed regulation for the management of excess soil.  “Excess soil” is considered to be soil that is excavated from a construction or development site.  In Ontario, there

May 22, 2017 News

Clean-up of Ontario Mining Sites estimated at $3.1 Billion

by hazmat management editor

As reported by Northern Ontario Business, an interactive map of national orphaned and abandoned mines has recently been released by the National Orphaned and Abandoned Mines Initiative (NAOMI).  NOAMI was launched in 2002 in response to a request from mine

May 22, 2017 News

Emergency Declared At Nuclear-Contaminated Site in Washington State

by hazmat management editor

As reported by NPR, The U.S. Department of Energy has declared an emergency at a nuclear-contaminated site in Washington state, after soil caved in over a portion of a tunnel containing rail cars contaminated with nuclear waste. “All personnel in

May 22, 2017 News

Ontario nuclear emergency plan inadequate, environmental groups say

by hazmat management editor

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

38th Amendment of the IMDG Code becomes mandatory in 2018

by hazmat management editor

Are you up to date on the regulations for handling and transporting Dangerous Goods? The IMDG Code or International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is accepted as an international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods or hazardous

May 22, 2017 News

Using microbes to clean up oil spills

by hazmat management editor

Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech firm unleashes eco-friendly solution on contaminated sites As reported in Northern Ontario Business, a Thunder Bay, Ontario biotech company has developed a solution to remediating contaminated industrial sites in Northern Ontario. Established in 2014, BioNorth Solutions is the

May 22, 2017 News

Forecast on the Chemical Detection Equipment Market

by hazmat management editor

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

by hazmat management editor

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

by hazmat management editor

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

by hazmat management editor

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

Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (Part II)

by Charlotte Edwards, Environment Analyst

How demand is being shaped by policy changes, Brexit and international opportunities In the first part of this Market Insight series (EA 12-May-17), we explored the changing competitive landscape amongst contaminated land consulting practices and the impact of M&A, the fierce

May 22, 2017 News

Global Hazardous Waste Handling Automation Market

by hazmat management editor

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