Malvern Instruments

'Automate Control of the Milling Circuit' - A New Paper from Malvern Instruments

27 October 2010: Malvern, UK: A recently published paper from Malvern Instruments, jointly authored with an expert from the aluminium industry, considers how best to exploit on-line particle size analysis to automate and improve milling efficiency, towards more cost-efficient operation. 'Automated control of the milling circuit' includes research that illustrates how automated control on the...

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Aquatech International Corp.

The First in the Middle East: EQUATE Signs over USD 11 Million Plant Based Water Recycle Project with Aquatech

EQUATE Petrochemical Company signed the Middle East's first ever plant based water recycle deal with Aquatech. The deal is part of a comprehensive environmental project by EQUATE valued at over USD 11 million. On this occasion, EQUATE VP Technical Services Mohammad Al-Benali said, We are very pleased to have concluded the deal with Aquatech. This project, which is part of EQUATE Green Initiative,...

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American National Standards Institute

People on the Move

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is pleased to announce that Nora Moudiyne has been appointed as accreditation coordinator for ANSI's Product Certification Accreditation Program. Ms. Moudiyne originally joined ANSI in...

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Nikon Metrology Inc.

Nikon Metrology, Inc. Announces Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing

Nikon Metrology to Provide Industrial Microscopy Equipment to Top Racing Team BRIGHTON, MI. - Nikon Metrology, Inc. ( has formed a partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), serving as a technical partner. As part of this relationship, Nikon Metrology (NMI) will provide JGR with sophisticated microscopy products, technical advice and support. In an industry where product...

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EPA announces winners of first National Building Competition.

U.S. EPA's Energy Star program has announced that Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has won first EPA National Building Competition, which challenged teams from 14 buildings across country to measure their building's energy use and reduce waste with help from Energy Star program. Morrison Residence Hall reduced its energy use by 35.7% in 1 year, saving...

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ASTM International

Wear/Erosion Committee plans to visit Tribology Laboratory.

For its December 8-9 meeting, ASTM Committee G02 on Wear and Erosion is including plans for field trip to Tribology Laboratory in mechanical engineering department at University of Florida in Gainesville. Tribology Laboratory primarily conducts studies in solid lubrication, with research goals to engineer and design materials that have improved wear resistance, have reduced friction coefficient,...

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AMT calls for action to revitalize U.S. manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Mandate, being brought forward by AMT, asks political leaders to establish strategy of collaboration between government, industry, and academia. This federal strategy would incentivize innovation and research and development in new products and manufacturing technologies, assure availability of capital, increase global competitiveness, minimize structural cost burdens, and build...

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NREL names new Deputy Lab Director for Science and Technology.

U.S. Department of Energy's NREL has appointed Dana C. Christensen as its new Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology. Dr. Christensen comes to NREL from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he has been Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Engineering Services. He has 27 years of management experience in materials science, fossil and renewable energy, and scientific research...

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Executive Director named for gulf restoration task force.

Newly named as executive director of Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, John H. Hankinson, Jr. will coordinate interagency efforts, oversee staff and outreach efforts, and develop regional ecosystem restoration strategy. Hankinson has spent 30 years working on environmental issues in private, public, and non-profit sectors, where he brought together industry, government, and stakeholder...

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless Puts Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) in Stores in November

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20 - Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Tab(TM) will be available Nov. 11 for $599.99. Running on Android(TM) 2.2, the Samsung Galaxy Tab features a brilliant 7-inch touch screen; robust HTML Web browsing experience with full support for Adobe® Flash® 10.1 for video and...

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