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2013-10-10 16:26:47

MINAMATA, Japan, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new global legally binding treaty on mercury, signed today in Minamata, Japan, means "dental amalgam is neither appropriate nor practical in the 21st century," said Charlie Brown, president, World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry. "Mercury fillings - amalgam is 50% mercury - has no future, on any continent." The treaty gives special attention to amalgam. It both mandates that each nation phase down amalgam use, and prescribes...

2013-09-24 08:22:41

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a treaty on mercury to be signed next month, concern is growing that toxic mercury fillings will be dumped into Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. In a letter to U.S. manufacturer Dentsply, 62 health, social justice, and environmental groups from 40 nations and six continents ask its president, Bret Wise, to cease selling dental amalgam into developing nations. The letter,...

2013-08-27 12:23:58

PERTH, Australia, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alloy Steel International, Inc. (OTC: AYSI) announced today that it was suspending its voluntary quarterly reporting, but will continue to comply with Delaware company reporting requirements. The Company has reviewed its voluntary reporting regime and has decided, after due consideration, that the expense and effort currently applied to quarterly reporting would be better applied to the management of the business. The Company has...

2013-07-15 16:20:49

As a Supplier to the American Wind Turbine Industry, P&A International has Achieved a Significant Amount of Growth SHANGHAI, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- P&A International, a China-based company that provides a wide variety of machine shop services including sheet metal work, stamped metal parts, CNC machining and much more, has just announced that it has achieved a significant milestone by breaking through a 25 percent growth barrier in 2012. As a proud supplier to the...

2013-07-08 08:21:35

LONDON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive lightweighting and China growth driving demand for magnesium Roskill estimates that consumption of magnesium reached a new peak in 2012, 1.1Mt, with demand having grown by 5.5%py over the last decade. The largest end-uses for magnesium are die-cast magnesium and aluminium alloys, each accounting for a third of total consumption. The transportation industry is the largest consumer of die-cast magnesium and the second...

2013-06-11 23:03:54

The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and individual users and producers of metals and alloys. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and individual...

Tiny Bubbles In Your Metallic Glass May Be Sign Of Trouble
2013-06-06 14:36:18

Johns Hopkins University Bubbles in a champagne glass may add a festive fizz to the drink, but microscopic bubbles that form in a material called metallic glass can signal serious trouble. In this normally high-strength material, bubbles may indicate that a brittle breakdown is in progress. That´s why Johns Hopkins researchers used computer simulations to study how these bubbles form and expand when a piece of metallic glass is pulled outward by negative pressure, such as the...

2013-05-20 16:22:08

YORK, Pa., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the headquarters city for the #2 U.S. amalgam manufacturer, a broad-based coalition of community, faith-based, and environmental groups call on Dentsply International to cease making amalgam. Deceptively marketed as "silver fillings," amalgam is composed 50% of mercury. At a news conference at the Yorktowne Hotel on 21 May 2013, the speakers unveil a letter from 23 organizations from Pennsylvania, around the nation, and from six...

2013-05-07 12:31:34

Citing management's "resistive" stance in the face of clear environmental health risks, investors petition Danaher Board on eve of annual general meeting. NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Investor Environmental Health Network and shareholders in the Danaher Corporation today released an open letter they sent to the Board of Directors regarding what they see as the company's failure to adequately address...

Morphee Mobile Devices Bend To Your Whim With Shape Resolution
2013-04-29 12:02:04

WATCH VIDEO: [Moving Toward High Shape Resolution] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When the iPhone was first released in 2007, one of its best features was the ability to run web applications, becoming a pocketable computer with many different uses. This ability was amplified in 2008 with the introduction of the App Store. This wasn´t only a phone; it was also a browser, a GPS, a camera, a networking tool, etc. It´s been nearly six years since this...