Monthly Archives: October 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

Film Deepwater Horizon Prompts Discovery of Gap in Hazard Management

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Following the release of the Deepwater Horizon, a 2016 film based on the Gulf of Mexico BP oil rig disaster, a series of seminars were held to look into the factors contributing to the explosion. The University of Sydney’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Foundation and the Safety Institute of Australia examined relevant resources, including discussions from the Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) and the United States Chemical Safety, to fully understand the nature of the disaster. Experts aimed to gain new insights …

Is America Ready to Be a Country of Smart Cities?

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The increasing rate of adoption for smart technologies in the U.S. has piqued the interest of Americans, as six out of 10 said that they would live in a smart city, according to a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) survey. CompTIA based its findings on 1,000 people and 350 government officials. Liz Hyman, CompTIA executive vice president of public advocacy, said that almost 75% of surveyed officials are positive about launching smart city projects despite many challenges. Digital Security The development …

Skin Cancer: Common Types and Risk Factors

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The most common form of cancer is skin cancer. There are several types of skin cancer, so it is important to see your physician if you notice any abnormality or growth on your skin. Only your doctor can tell you what type of skin cancer you may have and how to treat it. How can One Get Skin Cancer? There are several risk factors for skin cancer. Exposure to chemicals such as arsenic, which is known to cause cancer, may …

3 Reasons to Choose Blinds Over Curtains

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When it comes to window furnishings, there are many choices to choose from. There are also many styles, designs, and textures to decide on that you’ll be spoiled for choice. If you’re weighing whether to get curtains or blinds, here are some benefits of the latter. Keep these in mind if you’re planning to install commercial roller blinds in your home or office. Better light control Research has shown that light affects mood and that people can enjoy great benefits …

Understanding Dust Control Solutions for Paint and Plaster Applications

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Dust control solutions are critical to meeting environmental standards for health and safety in worksites. These systems contribute to reducing the impact of site emissions to the immediate surroundings, with the aim of protecting employees from contracting dust-related ailments. Since most of the dust that pollutes the air comes from paint and plaster applications, as well as from processing operations in mining and construction sites, finding how best you can integrate dust control measures will go a long way to minimising these processes’ …

Types of Carbon Steel and Their Applications

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Carbon steel is the steel that contains carbon as the main alloying component. Manufacturers use it for producing carbon steel pipes, which are known for their power, strength, endurance and shock resistance. Sometimes, chromium is added to carbon steel to enhance its durability. Carbon steel pipe manufacturers and suppliers use different types of carbon steel depending on your pipe supply needs. Here are the four kinds of carbon steel, their properties and applications. Low Carbon Steel Low carbon steel, which is …