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Roger Beachy to speak at climate change Leadership Summit.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 31, 2010 Roger Beachy, Chief Scientist for US Department of Agriculture and Director of National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will provide keynote address, entitled "Climate Change, Biotechnology and Agriculture: The Big Picture," which will examine biotechnology's role in addressing climate change. During summit, participants will share information about developments in industrial and agricultural biotechnology that will help reduce climate change emissions and contribute to carbon sequestration.
ASTM approves polymer reinforced materials standard.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 31, 2010 Subcommittee D30.05 on Structural Test Methods has completed development of ASTM D7565/D7565M, Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites Used for Strengthening of Civil Structures. Standard provides instructions on fabricating specimens and calculating test results as these materials are applied and cure in field. Primary users will be material suppliers, contractors who are applying composite materials, and quality control laboratories.
Implant Package Labeling Standard to benefit surgeons, patients.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 31, 2010 Proposed standard ASTM WK27458, Guide for Presentation of End-User Information on Implant Package Labeling, is intended to create uniform labeling system for implant manufacturers. Addressing highly variable labeling within orthopedic implant industry, standard will provide instructions for uniform subset of implant label that, consistently and with easy readability, presents necessary information to device end-users. This information will also ensure proper implant/patient matchup.
Two Government Reports recognize vital role of PCB industry.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
March 31, 2010 DoD publication, "Report on Trusted Defense Systems in Response to National Defense Authorization Act, Section 254," recognizes critical role of domestic manufacturing of electronic interconnect hardware and technology as well as need to focus on their security. In January, U.S. Commerce Department released "Defense Industrial Base Assessment: Counterfeit Electronics," which marked increasing infiltration of counterfeit/defective electronics and their effect on weapon system reliability.
ASTM Subcommittee to address alkali aggregate reactions.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 31, 2010 Members of ASTM Committees C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates and C01 on Cement, as well as other interested parties, are invited to join Subcommittee C09.50 on Risk Management for Alkali Aggregate Reactions, which will develop standards on mitigation of deleterious alkali-aggregate reactions in concrete. To initiate launch of C09.50, workshop will be held June 6, which will cover effectiveness of current alkali-silica reaction specifications and how they might be improved.
Approval Granted for ASTM creep-fatigue testing standard.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 30, 2010 Developed by Subcommittee E08.05 on Cyclic Deformation and Fatigue Crack Formation, ASTM E2714, Test Method for Creep-Fatigue Testing, will aid in life assessments for aging power plants. Test results from this standard can - according to Ashok Saxena, Ph.D. - be used to assess suitability of materials for demanding applications in which safety is of primary concern. Primary users will include manufacturers and operators of equipment that runs at high temperatures.
NTSB makes safety recommendations to FAA.
National Transportation Safety Board    Washington, DC 20594
March 30, 2010 According to NTSB, FAA should revise airman knowledge tests to include questions regarding electronic flight and navigation displays, and require all manufacturers of certified electronic primary flight displays to include information in aircraft flight manuals regarding abnormal equipment operation or malfunction. FAA should also incorporate training elements regarding electronic primary flight displays into training materials and aeronautical knowledge requirements for all pilots.
Iowa DOT Director testifies on Recovery Act successes.
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials    Washington, DC 20001
March 30, 2010 When addressing House panel, Iowa DoT director said states have achieved great success putting to work economic recovery funds and will proceed with additional infrastructure investment if Congress provides money in job creation bill this year. Nancy Richardson, chairwoman of AASHTO's Standing Committee on Finance and Administration, appeared before the House and noted "every state obligated every highway dollar they were eligible to receive" under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
RIA recognizes two firms with Phoenix Awards.
Restoration Industry Association    Columbia, MD 21046-1595
March 30, 2010 Phoenix Award for Innovation in Restoration went to Spotless Carpet Cleaners and Janitorial Services for its work on 26,000 sq ft private residence that suffered a fire from a lightning strike and subsequent water damage when flames were extinguished. Competition also recognized its first international winner when Johns Lyng, based in Melbourne, Australia won Phoenix Award for Innovation in Reconstruction for its work on the Moama Bowling Club, which was also damaged by a fire.
BIO supports extension of Cellulosic Biofuel tax credit.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 30, 2010 BIO thanked Reps. Earl Pomeroy and John Shimkus for introducing bill to extend Cellulosic Ethanol Production Tax Credit by 3 years. BIO also called for extending tax code parity to algae-based biofuels and full range of innovative biobased technologies. Brent Erickson, executive VP for BIO's Industrial and Environmental Section, stated that rapidly increasing U.S. production of advanced biofuels is a sound way to reduce U.S. carbon emissions and reliance on imported petroleum.
Masonry Symposium will be held in St. Louis, MO on June 8.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 30, 2010 ASTM International Symposium on Masonry gathers and disseminates information on all aspects of masonry, including innovations in materials, design, specification, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. It will emphasize application of ASTM standards as well as their coordination with building codes, project specifications, and international standards. This will be of value to designers, specifiers, builders, material suppliers, researchers, and forensic engineers alike.
ASTM Workshop to focus on International Green Construction Code.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 30, 2010 Scheduled for April 19, workshop on International Green Construction Code (IgCC) and Beyond will provide overview of IgCC development process and content. It will review specific IgCC language and possible application in the field, as well as address critical role of standards in IgCC. Sponsored by ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability, workshop will be held in conjunction with the April 20-22 standards development meetings of the committee.
FMA Conference provides solutions for best safety practices.
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.    Rockford, IL 61107
March 30, 2010 Scheduled for April 13-14, FMA Safety Conference 2010 will focus on safety issues affecting the 3 P's - People, Profit, and Planet. Collaborative event will include safety presentations by Jeff Jeffery, president and CEO of IRMCO; Terri Roessler, CEO of United Alloy, Inc.; and Paul Seidlitz, registered professional nurse who served as occupational safety consultant for OSHA. Conference will also feature panel discussions, roundtables, and tour of Amada Solution Center.
ASTM Standard covers measurement of construction productivity.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 29, 2010 Developed by Subcommittee E06.81 on Building Economics, ASTM E2691, Practice for Job Productivity Measurement, can be used to measure construction productivity at task, project, and industry levels. Technique described in ASTM E2691 measures work performed compared to construction put-in-place. Job productivity measurement allows users to determine quality of construction outcome by measuring observed completion of project as accepted by customer.
ASTM Standard addresses leakage testing using pressurized gas.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 29, 2010 Developed by Subcommittee F17.40 on Test Methods, ASTM F2786 provides procedure for safely conducting leakage tests of polyethylene pressure piping systems with compressed gaseous testing media. Scope restricts use of practice ASTM F2786 to PE pressure piping systems that cannot be filled with liquid or cannot tolerate traces of liquids, and excludes use with certain gas piping where specific testing specifications exist in codes or regulations.
2010 BIO Convention to feature international programming.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 29, 2010 BIO announced that May 5th has been named International Day and will include programming track on Global Biotechnology Issues. International Case Studies will be presented throughout the week on topics such as breakthroughs in molecular diagnostics, biomarkers, dementia and Alzheimer's, and translational R/D. Presentations and breakout sessions will focus on research and development, partnership opportunities, and new business models required to meet global health challenges.
IPC International Conference to address flexible circuits.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
March 29, 2010 To be held June 15-16, 2010, in Irvine, CA, IPC International Conference on Flexible Circuits will feature -day workshops with Michael Carano and Brent Sweitzer. Full-day technical conference on June 16 with Al Wasserzug and Jay Desai will reveal growing business opportunities for flex manufacturers, while Robert Burns will discuss use of embedded passives in flex circuits. Other topics will include packaging, reliability requirements, applications for liquid crystal polymer, and more.
Senate undermines effort to cut fossil fuel subsidies.
Friends of the Earth    Washington, DC 20036
March 29, 2010 According to Friends of the Earth President, Erich Pica, President Obama has shown leadership by calling for end to fossil fuel subsidies. However, Senate undermined those efforts by extending tax credits for some of the worst fossil fuels. Tax credits for dirty energy that were ended by House but reauthorized by Senate include handouts to biomass electricity, liquid coal, refined coal, and low sulfur diesel. Friends of the Earth calls on House members to avoid being rolled by Senate peers.
John Fletcher named chair of ASTM Paint and Coatings Committee.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 29, 2010 John Fletcher, technical support manager at Elcometer Ltd. in Manchester, England, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Applications. Outside ASTM, Fletcher is a member of Society for Protective Coatings and a fellow of Institute of Corrosion. He holds a higher national certificate degree in electronics from Stockport Technical College and professional diploma/certificate in management from Manchester Polytechnic.
Airlines Applaud trans-Atlantic liberalization agreement.
Air Transport Association Of America, Inc. (ATA)    Washington, DC 20004
March 29, 2010 Air Transport Association of America (ATA) responded to US and European Union signing of Memorandum of Consultation, which will advance further liberalization in trans-Atlantic aviation market. Calling it "a win-win on both sides of the Atlantic," ATA President and CEO James C. May commented that this agreement will produce consumer benefits resulting from commercial and operational freedoms it provides, which drive increased competition and service improvements.

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