Certification moving forward for riggers and signalpersons.

Designed for riggers and signalpersons, certification programs are geared towards ensuring that crane operators are given safely rigged loads to lift, along with accurate visible or audible directions on where to place them. Task forces designing programs are made up of 60 volunteers, representing all facets of industries that use cranes and identified as subject matter experts. Both...

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American Chemistry Council, Inc.

Council backs EPA program focused on nanoscale materials.

Intended to provide firmer scientific foundation for regulatory decisions, Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program encourages submissions of hazard and other information, including risk management practices, for nanoscale materials. ACC's Nanotechnology Panel worked closely with EPA in development of NMSP to help ensure program is successful and yields information EPA needs. Panel urges all...

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American Chemistry Council, Inc.

ACC supports Chemical Anti-Terrorism Act of 2008.

Proponents for federal chemical security regulations, ACC members have voluntarily invested more than $5 billion to enhance security through Responsible Care® Security Code. According to DHS, facilities will need to invest $8 billion in human, physical, and cyber security resources to meet security requirements under CFATS. As legislation moves forward, ACC remains committed to working with...

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National Petrochemical & Refiners Association

NPRA Board of Directors elects association president.

Elected to serve as Association's President, Charles T. Drevna has more than 35 years of technical, business, and public policy management experience in refining, petrochemical, and coal industries. Prior to joining NPRA in May 2002, he had served as Director, State and Federal Government Affairs for Tosco Corporation. Previously, Drevna held variety of government affairs and public policy...

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National Elevator Industry, Inc.

Organizations apply for elevator safety accreditation.

Applying to ANSI for industry accreditation, 4 groups hope to become Accredited Elevator/Escalator Certification Organizations. AECO distinction recognizes credible, not-for-profit organizations and grants them ability to certify elevator and escalator equipment for safety under requirements of Performance Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7. Applicants include...

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NCCCO elects directors and officers for 2008.

Elected to office of President for further 1-year term is John Kennedy, Manitowoc Crane Group. Prior to being elected President in 2005, Kennedy served 2 terms as Secretary/Treasurer. Garry M. Higdem, CH2M Hill, was elected to 1-year term as Vice President, while Ronald Schad, Essex Crane Rental, continues as Immediate Past President, and J. Chris Ryan, Boh Bros. Construction, has been again...

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Met-Pro Corporation's Mefiag Business Unit Receives Equipment Orders Totaling in Excess of $500,000

Harleysville, PA, March 27 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:MPR), announced today that the Company's Mefiag business unit has received two (2) orders totaling more than $500,000 to supply sixty-four (64) high efficiency filtration systems to major suppliers of motorcycle parts and consumer hardware items located in California and Mexico. All...

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Nikon Instruments Inc.

Nikon Small World Entry Deadline Is April 30th

MELVILLE, NY, March 27, 2008 - Scientists, photographers and photomicrographers have until April 30th to submit images taken through the light microscope for consideration in the 34th Annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The oldest and most respected competition of its kind, Nikon Small World celebrates the world's best photomicrographers who showcase advanced scientific...

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3DVision Technologies

3DVision Technologies Sponsors Formula Buckeye SAE Race Team

Rapid prototypes helped team evaluate concepts and optimize car's engine Cincinnati, OH - March 26, 2008 - 3DVision Technologies Corp., a value-added reseller (VAR) of mainstream CAD, CAE, and PDM software serving the Great Lakes region, announces its sponsorship of this year's Ohio State University's Formula Buckeye Race team, which will compete against 130 other teams from colleges and...

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