In order to ensure the safety of cosmetic products for human health, the European Commission has adopted REGULATION (EU) No 358/2014 that prohibits the use of 5 parabens and limits the maximum concentrations of Triclosan in...
Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, announced that it will introduce a new, groundbreaking Diamond module at the upcoming Solar Power International (SPI)...
During the first edition of the World Nuclear Exhibition, AREVA and the Spanish company ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas signed a multi-year contract for the supply of enrichment services. This enriched uranium, once manufactured into...
New York Signs New Law to Restrict Additional Flame Retardant in Childcare Articles and Toys for Young Children
In August 2011, New York approved the ĎTRIS-Free Children and Babies Actí to prohibit the use of tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate (TRIS, TCEP) in childcare products and toys for children under three years of age. The law took effect...
KBR, Inc. announced that the KD Consortium, consisting of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company, Ltd, has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by Eni East Africa SpA for a floating...
Siemens to provide an additional 15 years of service and maintenance at Harvest Wind and White Creek wind projects in Washington State
On 19 September 2014 (to be published 29 September 2014) the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) released to the public the changes in four of the core Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. (1)
BG Group announces the appointment of Helge Lund as Chief Executive and as an Executive Director with effect from 2 March 2015.
Companies will work together to provide Indian military simulation and training solutions
Xavier Vital, SGSís US-based Global Ecodesign Manager, will lead stakeholders and industry experts in a workshop at this yearís Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, 10 November, in Hong Kong.
CB&I announced it has been awarded a contract by Shandong Sincier Petrochemical Co., Ltd. for the license and engineering design of a gasification unit to be built near Dongying, Shandong Province, China.
AREVA has signed a contract with Brazilian utility BOLT Energias for the construction of the Campo Grande biomass power plant in the state of Bahia.
European Committee for Standardization Publishes Report on Translations of Toy Warnings and Safety Instructions
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has published a revised toy report NPR-CEN/TR 15071: National translations of warnings and instructions for use in EN 71 series: 2014.
Torsten Gessner stepped down as CEO of ThyssenKrupp North America, Inc. as of October 10, 2014 to pursue other opportunities.
Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world's largest solar power companies, announced that it has closed a sales agreement with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules to the 24.3 megawatt peak (MWp)...
SGS provides an overview to help actors of the cosmetics and beauty industries understand the EU Cosmetic Product Safety Report.
Statoil has sold its 15.5% participating interest in the Shah Deniz production sharing agreement, 15.5% share in the South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC), 15.5% share in the SCPC holding company, and 12.4% share in the...
Nearly 600 local nonprofit organizations benefit from employee campaign
At the end of December 2013, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection officially published the environmental protection standard Discharge Standard of Water Pollutants for Leather and Fur Making Industry (GB30486-2013).
Rockwell Collins announced that it has signed on its 1,500th business aircraft for its Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP). The agreement was coordinated by Germany-based Rheinland Air Service, a Rockwell Collins-authorized...
Following the downward revision of its financial outlook by 2016, AREVA takes new measures to strengthen the groupís financial structure and manage debt.
SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Courtray Consulting SARL, a leading provider of performance testing, validation and expertise services in the global hygiene disposable industry.
At the sixth Global Cleantech 100 Summit, held on 6 Oktober in Washington D.C., E.ON was named Corporate Investor of the Year.
KBR, Inc. announced the election of Mark E. Baldwin as a member of the KBR Board of Directors effective October 3, 2014.
US Congress Introduces Proposal to Restrict Flame Retardants under Children and Fire Fighters Protection Act
The US Congress has recently introduced a proposal to restrict 10 flame retardants in childrenís products and upholstered furniture. If signed into law, the Act will take effect on the date of enactment.