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Environmental Products & Services Featured Stories:

    • ASCO Collaborating with Equinor on Retail Materials Management Model

      by Tina Olivero

      Aberdeen-headquartered logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has recently completed a collaboration with multinational energy company, Equinor, providing a unique digital solution to the energy industry transforming materials management practice. The co-developed digital solution, ‘iLMS Track and Trace’, will facilitate a move away from the traditional energy supply chain model adopting a modern retail model […]

    • New Harsh Environment Research Facility

      by Tina Olivero

      Memorial University is establishing a new Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF) to strengthen the region’s infrastructure and expertise in technologies operating in harsh environments, such as the ocean, energy, shipping, and aerospace sectors. The HERF will be a new world-class R&D facility for large-scale testing, research and development that is vital to the Canadian economy […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

    • SAFCell Teams up to Develop a Near Zero Emissions Well Control System

      by Tina Olivero

      Canada’s climate has been warming at roughly twice the rate of the rest of the world, according to a report on Canada’s Changing Climate released on April 3rd. In light of this, Canada’s oil and gas industry is focused on transforming its operations as it continues to receive heavy regulatory scrutiny over methane emitting pneumatic […]

    • Can the oil industry save civilization?

      by Phonse Fagan

      In the early 1800s wood was the primary energy source throughout much of the world: but this could not last as populations grew, industrialization accelerated, and forests were depleted—especially on islands like Britain. Then came coal to the rescue, and the forests were given a reprieve. For a time coal was king as a heat […]

    • Offshore Drilling: Mud Slops Solution in Newfoundland!

      by Tina Olivero

      What are Mud Slops? Mud slop is the drilling waste produced from offshore oil exploration and production. Dealing with mud slops is one of the challenges of the oil and gas industry as this waste is not environmentally friendly. So what do we do with it? “Mud slops,” by definition, are a mixture of spent […]

    • SEAEXPLORER: Autonomous Underwater Sensing Platform

      by Tina Olivero

      The SEAEXPLORER underwater glider is an autonomous sensing platform with very high endurance for both coastal and offshore marine environments: the glider is driven by buoyancy changes (no propeller) for low energy consumption and weeks to months of autonomous missions without the need for a surface vessel. The SEAEXPLORER is an effective profiling tool for […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • REAL-TIME GAS READINGS: Wearables, Connectivity, People Protection

      by Tina Olivero

      CONNECTED SAFETY ALERTS SAVE LIVES Gas alert, gas alert! Those are words you hope you never hear. Hazards left unchecked put people in danger. Your best chain of defence against unimaginable outcomes and explosions is to ensure that gas detection and monitoring is well thought out and executed in your organization. Are you prepared? WHO USES […]

    • New Sensor: Monitors Workplace Temperatures

      by Tina Olivero

      thermoMETER CT Fastest Non contact IR- temp sensors for accurate readings IR temperature sensors of the thermoMETER CT series are most durable, robust and reliable with an extreme long life expectancy. This IR temperature sensor operates in 250°C environment without cooling and is used in a variety of applications within any industry from R&D to […]

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