Ocean Air Transportation

Ocean Air Transportation Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

Ocean Air Transportation www.oatinc.com an industry leader specializing in air, ocean, and expedited ground shipments both domestically and internationally, will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on March 6th, 2011. Beginning in March of 1986, President and CEO Michael Cipressi has lead the organization as one of the foremost privately held, freight forwarding companies in the state. We are proud to...

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SSAB Introduces New Tool for Welding Optimization

Weld Calc is decades of experience put down in a web-based software to help the user optimizing the welding process. At the trade fairs Samoter and ConExpo in March, SSAB will release the new WeldCalc 2.0. This version includes recommendations for Hardox and Domex along with Weldox steels and, thanks to the easy-access user interface and many new functions, the results are even easier to...

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American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

North Carolina moves ahead on passenger rail.

In Two Minute State DOT Update video, N.C. Transportation Secretary Eugene Conti, chairman of AASHTO Standing Committee on Rail Transportation, says citizens are already enjoying benefits of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in his state. Major passenger rail station is under development in downtown Charlotte and Conti is seeking additional investment from public-private partnerships. In...

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NFMT Conference and Expo scheduled for March 15-17, 2012.

National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo will allow users to create their own personalized educational program by choosing from comprehensive curriculum of 120 sessions, including educational sessions on building informational modeling, sustainable facilities management, and whole building design. Event will also include COBie Case Study and Help Desk and vendor session...

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Laser Institute of America

Journal of Laser Applications delivers enhanced online content.

LIA is making its official publication, Journal of Laser Applications (JLA), online-only journal complete with new features aimed at more diverse readership. Hosted on AIP Publishing's Scitation online platform, JLA will feature 8 topic sections, peer-review process, and website design that will facilitate access to interactive content. Readers will find full-text HTML rendering, featuring inline...

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American National Standards Institute

World Standards Day Celebration will focus on sustainability.

In 2011, US Celebration of World Standards Day - Advancing Safety and Sustainability Standards Worldwide - will recognize crucial role of standards, codes, and conformity assessment in assuring health and safety of people and environment. Leaders of business, industry, academia, and government will convene in Washington, DC on October 13 to celebrate standards' roles in building safe, sustainable...

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Wiki Site connects gases and welding industry.

Featured in Winter 2011 issue of Welding and Gases Today, article titled Establish Yourself As An Expert, shows how GAWDAwiki connects suppliers, distributors, and end-users. With more than 1,600 industry-specific definitions and over 37,000 page views every week, GAWDAwiki is the go-to resource for customers and end-users looking to Internet for reliable information. Terms and descriptions are...

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The MHEDA Journal discusses 6 unstoppable economic trends.

In First Quarter 2011 issue of The MHEDA Journal, Barry Asmus, senior economist with National Center for Policy Analysis, discusses 6 trends that he sees driving the economic climate in 2011 and beyond. Trends include Poverty Is the Natural Condition, Wealth Creation, Rise of the Indian Ocean, Recessions are Natural, Recoveries Follow Recessions, and Where America? According to Asmus, how the...

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EPA approves new coolant for car air conditioning systems.

U.S. EPA has issued final approval for new refrigerant that does not deplete the ozone layer, which helps protect the environment and people's health. When used appropriately, HFO-1234yf can reduce environmental impact of motor vehicle air conditioners and has global warming potential that is 99.7% less than HFC-134a, which is currently used in most car air conditioners. HFO-1234yf may now be...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM sets 2011 seminar schedule.

AEM has set full slate of industry education sessions for 2011 to provide off-road equipment manufacturing professionals with best-practices information and tools to become more efficient and productive. Face-to-face professional-development seminars will examine industry trends in areas such as noise and vibration control, product safety and compliance, product liability, marketing, and customer...

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