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2008-11-04 12:00:22

Philip J. Daum, P.E., mechanical engineer and Senior Consultant, and Zdenek (Zed) Hejzlar, Ph.D., CSP, environmental scientist and Senior Consultant, both from Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI), will be giving a poster presentation, "Preventing Release -- Improved Puncture Resistance of Hazardous Materials Tank Cars," at the upcoming 2008 Railroad Environmental Conference (RREC) at the University of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. This is a summary of work from the recently...

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2008-08-25 07:05:00

A 13-day cross-country trip showcased hydrogen fuel cell cars from nine automakers, marking the first widely acknowledged contest for vehicles powered with zero-emission technology. The event, dubbed the "Hydrogen Road Tour '08", started in Portland, Maine and ended in the Los Angeles Coliseum. The vehicles were carried on flatbed trucks, the longest span from Rolla, Missouri, to Albuquerque, New Mexico, due to stretches without hydrogen fueling stations. The focus was to demonstrate the need...

2008-08-20 09:01:22

Linde North America, part of the German industrial gases company Linde, has announced that it is providing the hydrogen for the state of Missouri's first hydrogen vehicle refueling station in Rolla. Linde will supply gaseous hydrogen for the station, which is located at the Missouri University of Science and Technology's E-cubed Commons development. Linde is delivering, storing and supplying fuel cell-grade gaseous hydrogen for the station on behalf of the Gas Technology Institute (GTI),...


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