Beirut 'lucky' to escape a second explosion

Michael Wentler, a chemical expert managing Combi Lift's Beirut operation, has said Lebanon only escaped a second chemical inferno by chance. He commented that thousands of litres of dangerous substances stored in decaying containers for more than a decade at the port had turned the

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Bruker Launches the RAPIDplus (mod 4)

Today, Bruker announced the launch of the novel RAPIDplus (mod 4) Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) based stand-off detector for Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) and Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC). RAPIDplus (mod 4) allows automated, 24/7 monitoring of

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Canada launches EpiShuttles in the fight against the coronavirus

Keewatin Air is now ready to deploy the isolation pod EpiShuttle, for safe transportation of contagious patients. Canada is facing an increasing number of Covid-19 cases, and safe transport is key to handle the pandemic.

The past week Keewatin staff and hospital staff at the Health

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Please be careful with what you throw in the trash

First responders in Maine are reminding people to be careful when they discard their trash after two people were treated for chemical burns on Monday. 

The Goodwins Mills Fire Department have reported that a container filled with hydrochloric acid ended up in the trash, and it was

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Kromek D5 RIID Launch Webinar

On 11th Nov 2020 at 1pm GMT Kromek will be holding a webinar to launch the D5 RIID.

During the webinar you will see:

  • Overview of the new D5 RIID
  • Key features and applications
  • Q&A
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Man cleared over chemical explosives haul

A man charged with storing grenades, mines and chemical weapons at his farm has been cleared. Russell Wadge, 58, was charged after counter-terrorism police raided his property in Trimsaran, Carmarthenshire, in 2019.

The trial at Newport Crown Court heard that the large stocks of

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Nalvany poisoned in hotel say aides

It was announced on Nalvany's Instragram account this morning that traces of Novichik have been found on a water bottle in his hotel room in Tomsk. This has apprently been tested and confirmed by a German laboratory. 

According to the Instagram post "… It is precisely on the

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Rigaku Analytical Devices Wins New Product of the Year Award

Rigaku Analytical Devices, the market leader in handheld 1064nm Raman technology, announces its has been selected to win a New Product of the Year Award by magazine.  Security Today’s New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security

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Nalvany's Team Targeted in Novosibirsk

From Radio Free Europe

Two attackers threw a glass jar with an unknown chemical liquid into an office housing the independent political coalition supported by opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's team in Russia's third-largest city, Novosibirsk.

The jar broke and the room,

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Serstech receives 5.3 MSEK order from Asian partner DKSH

Serstech today received a 5.3 MSEK order from its Asian partner DKSH. DKSH will deliver the products to a national narcotics police organization in South-East Asia. The order consists of the Serstech 100 Indicator and ChemDash software and will be delivered and invoiced in Q3 2020.

The

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Not Your Usual Bioweapon of Choice

In December 2019 reports emerged that a Utah woman had been arrested for possesion of a biological weapon. Janie Lynn Ridd, 50, was arrested whilst the case was being investigated by both federal and state authorities. 

According to the affidavit at the time “Through

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Nalvany Transported to Berlin in Epishuttle

Over the weekend Alexey Nalvany was transported to Berlin for treatment following a sustained fight by his family and supporters to allow this to happen. 

Using an Epishuttle, by Epiguard to transport Nalvany the team from Berlin collected him on Saturday Morning. 

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Xplosafe win $2.47 million defense contract

XploSafe, a provider of critical safety solutions for homeland security and chemical safety, recently announced it has received a $2.47 million defense contract for its chemical-sensing wearable badges.

The contract was awarded by the U.S. Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund to XploSafe for

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Avon Receive NATO Support & Procurement Agency Contract Award

Avon Rubber is pleased to announce that Avon Protection has been awarded a 10-year contract by the NATO Support & Procurement Agency to supply FM50 mask systems, powered and supplied air systems, filters, spare parts and accessories.

Avon Protection anticipates receiving the first

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Two Large Contracts for Sanofi & GSK

Sanofi and GSK have recently been awarded two large contracts by both the US and EU.

Under Operation Warp Speed in the USA, Sanofi and GSK have been selected to supply 100 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine.
The vaccine candidate, developed by Sanofi in partnership

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BARDA Procures Regeneron's Investigational Ebola Treatment

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) announced today that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response within the U.S. Department of Health and Human

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Engineers design a reusable, silicone rubber face mask

MIT News Office

The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a new face mask that they believe could stop viral particles as effectively as N95 masks. Unlike N95

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NTI Launch Hair Trigger Game

Nuclear weapons are on hair-trigger alert, ready to be fired at a moment’s notice. As President, can you change the game?

At the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union put their nuclear weapons on hair-trigger alert, ready to retaliate against a surprise

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Preparing State and Local Leaders for an Explosive Attack

Explosives are a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction. Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause much more damage, explosives can still be the first choice because they are relatively easy to make, transport

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3DX-Ray supply ThreatScan-LS1 scanner to a Counter-Terrorist Unit

The flexibility of ThreatScan-LS1 flat screen scanner allows counter terror officers to rapidly examine and assess threats and suspect items on site, such as; bags, laptops, furniture and even enables them to locate and identify hidden cameras and surveillance equipment.

Each system

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Russia denies that super rich are getting the good vaccine!

By BBC Monitoring

A Russian Health Ministry official and research centres testing an experimental vaccine against Covid-19 have denied reports that the country's business and political leadership have been given early access to it outside of clinical trials. 

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Some decontamination processes damage N95 face masks

From University of Massachusetts Amherst

Certain methods of decontaminating medical face masks for repeated use during the COVID-19 pandemic appear to damage the masks' integrity and protective function, according to research by a University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health

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