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AMT gains presence in Brazil.

May 21, 2013

AMT is increasing its presence in Brazil with the opening of its AMT Sao Paulo Technology Center, located in the city of Sorocaba. Technology Center is where AMT members can establish operations within Brazil to build relationships and explore market’s potential. Services include sales and marketing assistance for reaching customers in Brazil; HR services such as employee proxy hiring; office space for meeting with customers and prospects; and field service support for equipment in Brazil. Read More

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Next NESCC Meeting will take place July 23, 2013.

May 21, 2013

Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative (NESCC), joint initiative of ANSI and U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will hold its next meeting from 9 am to 5 pm on July 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Open to all interested U.S. and international stakeholders, NESCC meetings focus on identifying and responding to current needs of nuclear industry as well as standards that can facilitate its growth and development. Read More

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Registration Opens for 2013 Market Outlook Workshop.

May 21, 2013

Registration is open for 2013 Market Outlook Workshop, which will take place in San Diego, CA from August 8–9 and provide attendees with current and specific market insights on valve and pump industries. Presenters will focus on specific market sectors, including water/wastewater, power, oil and gas, petrochemical, shale gas, and hydrocarbon processing. Highlights will also include "Wall Street Perspective," "Economic Outlook," and “The Changing Face of Distribution” presentations. Read More

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Proposed Standard covers ion exchange oxygen removal cartridges.

May 21, 2013

Proposed standard ASTM WK39806, Practice for the Capacity of Ion Exchange Oxygen Removal Cartridge, will provide comprehensive approach to analyzing oxygen removal cartridges. Specifically, this standard, being developed by Subcommittee D19.08 on Membranes and Ion Exchange Materials, will help determine exchange capacity of ion exchange oxygen removal cartridge used to remove dissolved oxygen from water. Interested parties are invited to join in standards developing activities. Read More

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EPA announces selected grant recipients.

May 20, 2013

U.S. EPA announced selection of 240 recipients recommended to receive $62.5 million in grants to protect people's health and the environment in local communities. These investments, funded by EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) grants, target under-served and economically disadvantaged neighborhoods, providing funding necessary to assess, cleanup, and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies, and leverage jobs. Read More

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AIM seeks nominations for 2013 AIM Awards.

May 20, 2013

AIM has opened the nomination period for its annual Automatic Identification and Mobility industry awards. Open to both AIM members and non-members alike, AIM Awards honor individuals as well as organizations that not only promote the industry, but demonstrate significant contributions to enhanced and new technologies. Recipients will be chosen by AIM’s global Board of Directors and will be honored at a special presentation during AIM Summit. Read More

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FEIMAFE 2013 Pavilion features top US manufacturing technology.

May 20, 2013

Scheduled for June 3–8 in São Paulo, Brazil, FEIMAFE 2013 will include AMT/USA Pavilion featuring some of the best U.S. manufacturing technologies, including grinding, waterjet cutting, tooling, turning/milling, forming, and more. Exhibitors in pavilion will display equipment of interest to many industry segments, including automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, alternative energy, and appliances. Read More

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EPA Announces Grants for reduction of diesel engine emissions.

May 20, 2013

U.S. EPA announced availability of up to $9 million in grants through National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program (DERA) for Fiscal Year 2013 for new projects to reduce emissions from existing fleet of diesel engines. States, tribes, local governments, and non-profits are eligible. Projects can reduce air pollution from school buses, transit buses, heavy-duty trucks, marine engines, locomotives, and other diesel engines. Closing date for receipt of proposals is June 25, 2013. Read More