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SAE and World Scientific Publishing agree to book partnership.

Through strategic partnership, SAE International will be able to sell electronic versions of selected WSP books via its own e-bookstore. Agreement is part of SAE's Content Partnership Program, which seeks to increase SAE's publishing program by partnering with commercial and non-commercial publishers, industry experts, multimedia producers, and variety of other technical knowledge providers. This...

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IPC APEX EXPO To Host 7 free sessons on industry buzz Issues.

IPC APEX EXPO-® 2012, which will take place February 28 to March 1, will host 2 days of free BUZZ sessions addressing impact on industry stemming from conflict minerals, embedded technology, process defects, and supply line issues such as counterfeit parts. Totaling 7 all, BUZZ sessions will offer industry members forum to learn about issues from subject matter experts and get direct answers to...

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Greg Wilson to be Director of National Center for Photovoltaics.

Effective November 28, Dr. Gregory M. Wilson will become director of National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) at U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) NREL. Wilson brings 17 years of experience in silicon research and in photovoltaic leadership to NCPV from his work at MEMC. Wilson stated, I am convinced that photovoltaic research and technology development within the NCPV can lead the way in...

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ASABE to revise animal-drawn equipment standard.

ASABE has initiated project to revise ANSI/ASAE EP576.1, Lighting and Marking of Animal-Drawn Equipment. Currently published standard has effective recommendations for animal-drawn wagons and buggies. However, safety professionals working with Anabaptist communities have identified additional recommendations that are needed for various low-profile wagons operating on public roads, including pony...

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AMCA International forms Asia-AMCA joint venture.

At its annual meeting in Poipu, Hawaii, AMCA International announced formation of a new Asian joint venture. Partnership will be majority owned by AMCA International with minority interest held by AFMA, which previously operated licensed AMCA independent laboratory in Singapore and acted as AMCA's agent serving Southeast Asia. Asia AMCA will expand its staff to better serve the region and will...

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ASABE announces project to revise microirrigation standard.

ASAE EP405.1, Design and Installation of Microirrigation Systems, was approved by ASABE in April 1988 and has been systematically reviewed every 5 years per ASABE Standardization Procedures. Latest periodic review elicited suggestions to update standard to reflect changes in terminology and compliance with current practices. Also, improvements in industry products have brought into question some...

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Industry Growth Forum brings together energy innovators.

Highlighting clean energy industry technology and business developments, U.S. Department of Energy's NREL 24th Industry Growth Forum attracted 500+ investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, and policymakers. NREL also hosted Partnership Accelerator program, which aims to cultivate collaborative opportunities within research and industry communities working on energy issues in commercial and...

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ISPE releases updated Water and Steam Systems Guide.

Built on guide first published 10 years ago, ISPE Baseline-® Guide Volume 4: Water and Steam Systems Second Edition addresses changes in industry practices and global regulations over past decade. Guide aims to assist with design, construction, operation, and maintenance of new water and steam systems that meet cGMPs and comply with existing regulations and related guidance. It has been reviewed...

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NIST Cloud Computing Roadmap Draft is open for comments.

Draft of NIST roadmap, which is designed to foster federal agencies' adoption of cloud computing, support private sector, improve information available to decision makers, and facilitate continued development of cloud computing model, is available for public comment. It defines high-priority requirements for standards, official guidance, and technology developments that need to be met in order...

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Nokia Siemens Networks joins EEMBC Networking Subcommittee.

As a member of EEMBC's Networking Subcommittee, Nokia Siemens Networks will have full access to all benchmark tools provided within that subcommittee, and will help drive consortium's future direction in area of radio/networking equipment and appliances. Consortium is working on new benchmark suite, named DPIBench, which will provide standardized method of evaluating UTM appliance performance....

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