The Hydraulic Institute is looking for pump users and specifiers, producers, government agencies, standards developers, and interest groups to review drafts of new pump standards. The process will evaluate the newly completed standard for definition, selection, operation, application, and maintenance of centrifugal slurry pumps. The evaluation committee should include those directly and materially affected by the new standards. To inquire about participation, contact email@example.com, or visit www.pumps.org.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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