Statistical data in recent years has shown a slowdown in the China textile and apparel export growth and a gradual blossom of the domestic market. These changes have resulted in more enterprises focusing on the domestic...
Statoil and Shell were awarded the Timissit Permit Licence in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin onshore Algeria.
Innovative Technologies in the City of the Future: “InnoCity” Developing Innovative Steel Structures and Intelligent Passenger Transportation Systems for Urban Mobility
One of the most striking examples of global change is the trend towards urbanization. According to UN estimates, more than 2.5 billion more people around the world will be living in cities by the year 2050. By 2030, two thirds of...
SGS Informs on Disposable Hygiene Product Performance Testing to Ensure Customer Satisfaction and Competitiveness
Safety, efficacy and confidence are crucial to consumers in the disposable hygiene sector. Quality assurance and performance testing ensures that products in everyday use are strong, flexible and reliable.
CB&I announced that it has been awarded a contract by Groupement Isarene, a joint venture between Sonatrach, Petroceltic International plc and Enel Trade S.p.A, to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the...
Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® Advanced Avionics, HGS™-3500 Selected for AVIC’s new MA-700 Regional Airliner
Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® advanced avionics system has been selected by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) for its new MA-700 regional airliner. The MA-700, a twin turboprop that follows the development of the...
Robust regulations and requirements for toys and toy safety in the European Union and USA are impacting product recall notifications and leading to an increase in market surveillance.
Siemens has created a special mechanism for mounting its 75-meter-long rotor blades for offshore wind farms. The lifting system makes assembly work safer and lets construction take place at higher wind speeds than was previously...
Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area of the Barents Sea northwest of Johan Castberg.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Informs on Food Recalls - Common Problems, Potential Impacts and Recommended Solutions
Most food exporters, importers, manufacturers, packers, distributors, food service operators and retailers have recall programs to remove from the marketplace products that have some form of hazard.
Total Energy Ventures, the venture capital arm of French energy company Total, is investing in NexSteppe, a startup that specializes in tailoring sorghum seeds for biopower, biofuel and biobased products.
A lot can be discussed about Reliability & Maintenance but ultimately it is the techniques and procedures that lead to reduced costs and increased productivity and are the ones that rule the roost.
SGS will participate as an exhibitor at MEDICA 2014, taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 15–23. Thanks to its strengthened position in the Medical Devices industry, SGS will present at MEDICA 2014 an expanded...
A growing number of onshore wind farms in Germany and throughout Europe are being sited in regions with moderate to low wind speeds. Siemens Energy is responding to this trend with its new Model SWT-3.3-130 wind turbine.
ExxonMobil Chemical is increasing production of its high performance hydrocarbon fluids by about 10 percent through expansion projects at its Singapore and Antwerp facilities. The additional capacity, designed to meet rapidly...
Statoil CEO Helge Lund addresses the company's climate commitments at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New York.
Canadian Solar Completes Construction and Energises its First PV Solar Power Plant at Shibushichocho in Japan
Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, announced the completion of the 1.2 MW (DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Shibushichocho, Kagoshima Prefecture...
Foundation laid for company’s digital future.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas recently added hybrid conversion technology and natural gas to vehicles in the company’s service fleet. The use of alternative fuels continues to reduce the company’s environmental footprint.
SGS Announces New ISO 8124 Part 6 on Method for Determination of Phthalates in Toys and Children’s Products
A completely new method for phthalates in toys and children’s products has been published. It is based on a Chinese method and is intended to be used as a method standard in conformity assessments.
Total has received an offer from the French group Arkema, one of the world’s major players in specialty chemicals, to acquire its Bostik affiliate, a global adhesives company.
Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI Renews Rockwell Collins’ ARINC vMUSE™ Platform at Two Dominican Republic Airports
Rockwell Collins announced that Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom) has signed a multi-year contract renewal for the company’s ARINC vMUSE™ Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE) system at Las Américas (SDQ) and Gregorio...
In May 2014, an international standard ISO 14389:2014 Textiles – Determination of phthalate content – Tetrahydrofuran method was published and supersedes the European standard EN 15777:2009 which was withdrawn in July 2014.
Premiere for new wind turbine optimized for sites with low wind speeds. Live opening of new remote diagnostics center as feature event for visitors.
AREVA Wins Additional Contract from the U.S. Department of Energy for the Development of Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel
AREVA Federal Services (AFS), an AREVA subsidiary in the United States, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue the development of next generation fuel for light water nuclear reactors.