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Witness: Children crying as MH17 bodies fell

World News - 07/23/14

Ukrainian residents who saw bodies falling from the sky describe the horrors of that day. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Ukraine: Two military jets shot down

World News - 07/23/14

Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.

Joko elected Indonesian president

World News - 07/23/14

Joko Widodo won Indonesia's hard-fought presidential race. CNN's Anna Coren reports.

Children kept in squalor in refuge

World News - 07/23/14

Mexican authorities found nearly 500 children living in squalor at a refuge in Michoacan state.

Brazil names new soccer coach

World News - 07/23/14

There is a new man tasked with fulfilling Brazil's World Cup destiny.

TV host defends Russia's MH17 response

World News - 07/23/14

CNN's Chris Cuomo discusses the Russian response to the MH17 crash with Russia Today host Peter Lavelle.

Groovin' grandpa shows off dance moves

World News - 07/23/14

Watch groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports he tosses his canes with disdain.

Typhoon downs trees, threatens landslides

World News - 07/23/14

Typhoon Matmo brought heavy rain and high winds as it slammed into Taiwan. The island also faces the threat of landslides.

Dozens feared dead in plane crash

World News - 07/23/14

As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.

Wrecked Costa Concordia sets sail on final voyage

World News - 07/23/14

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship has begun its final voyage.

Kerry arrives in Israel for ceasefire push

World News - 07/23/14

Washington's top diplomat landed in Israel on Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for an "immediate cessation of hostilities."

Mayor dies after wasp attack

World News - 07/23/14

The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.

Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

World News - 07/23/14

As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.

UK to probe Litvinenko death

World News - 07/23/14

The UK has announced that they will investigate the 2006 death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Max Foster reports.

Food safety scare in China

World News - 07/23/14

Another food scandal in China is raising quality concerns, as CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan

World News - 07/23/14

Heavy winds and rains batter Taiwan, as storm chaser James Reynolds reports.

Candidate to dispute Indonesia's presidential election

World News - 07/23/14

Indonesia's presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, who slammed the country's election commission and rejected the official results of the vote held earlier this month, appears poised to launch a legal challenge.

Look at me! 18 selfies of the week

World News - 07/23/14

My love affair with Istanbul

World News - 07/22/14

My love affair with Istanbul began at first sight.

Russia offers alternate MH17 takes

World News - 07/22/14

In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another Russia and the rebels are pushing.

Tehran a tourism magnet?

World News - 07/22/14

Iran has experienced a massive increase in tourists coming to country, a change many credit to the president Hasan Rouhani. Now the nation's capital is running out of hotel space.

Would you get in water with this?

World News - 07/22/14

The world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.

Prince George at one

World News - 07/22/14

Prince George isn't your average one year old. He started walking before he was one. Oh, and, he's going to be king -- of 16 countries. I had to remind myself occasionally of that latter fact as I stood outside the hospital in London where he was born... for a week before his arrival.

Fighting intensifies in Libya

World News - 07/22/14

Fierce fighting raged on the outskirts of Tripoli on Sunday as militias continued to battle for control of the airport in what's being called the worst fighting in Libya since the 2011 revolution.

Mexico remains identified

World News - 07/22/14

Human remains found in two plastic bags near a beach in southwestern Mexico have been identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who left his job as a trader in finance for a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America, Mexican authorities said.

What a shot! 31 sports photos

World News - 07/22/14

Iran talks extension agreed

World News - 07/21/14

Iran and the group known as the P5+1 have agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations toward a final comprehensive nuclear deal, two Western diplomats told CNN.

U.N.: End Gaza violence now

World News - 07/21/14

U.N. Security Council members expressed "serious concern about the growing number of casualties," an official said.

Mysterious crater forms in Siberia

World News - 07/21/14

A huge crater that has popped up in remote Siberia has scientists baffled. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Whizz kid helps fight cancer

World News - 07/21/14

Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.

Japan's robot revolution

World News - 07/18/14

From an android newscaster, to a realistic humanoid, CNN's Will Ripley examines what's next for Japan's robot revolution.

Nigeria detains bombing suspect

World News - 07/18/14

One of the masterminds of April's Nyanya Motor Park bombing that killed 71 people has been arrested, Nigerian police said.

Daughter on Mandela's final months

World News - 07/18/14

He suffered greatly in his final months, but Nelson Mandela's last breaths were peaceful, says his eldest daughter, Maki Mandela.

Imagine finding Earth 2.0

World News - 07/17/14

A NASA panel discusses how close it is to finding signs of life in the universe.

Why Middle East is in flames

World News - 07/17/14

Each day, they live in fear.

From amputee to adventurer

World News - 07/15/14

As a teenager, Alli Morgan lived for sports. She was a cyclist and a climber, and she played on her high school's softball and field hockey teams.

Helping grieving kids heal

World News - 07/15/14

At just 7 years old, Kyron Chase is facing the unimaginable: His father was murdered.

A bodybuilder with a big heart

World News - 07/15/14

Ned Norton was working as a fitness trainer for Olympic athletes and bodybuilders when a young man with a spinal cord injury asked him for help.

Taking autistic kids to ball game

World News - 07/15/14

For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.

Soccer fans as an army for good

World News - 07/15/14

More than any single soccer player, the fans have taken center stage during the World Cup.

Space junk flops to Earth

World News - 07/14/14

A fireball seen in Australia's night sky was actually space debris from Russia's Soyuz rocket, astronomers say.

Biggest ever flying bird?

World News - 07/11/14

Imagine a bird that couldn't fit in your living room because its wings were too big.

Can you watch without ducking?

World News - 07/09/14

A Turkish F-16 jet took an unusually low landing approach over a small crowd of picnickers at the airfield.

When Ferrari meets trains

World News - 07/08/14

This is what happens when you ask a super-car designer to create a super swanky train.

Pamplona's running of the bulls

World News - 07/08/14

Each year Pamplona's dangerous tradition, 'Running of the Bulls' attract thousands of participants from across the globe.

Bangkok mall full of...fish?

World News - 07/04/14

Neglected by humans for almost two decades, New World Mall in Bangkok has attracted a slightly different clientele. Happily swimming among dilapidated storefronts and waterlogged escalators, koi and tilapia feast on fish food sold by enterprising locals and thrown by tourists who continue to descend on the surreal scene.

A hidden side of Brazil

World News - 07/03/14

CNN's Chris Cuomo visits a favela in Brazil to show another side of the country during the World Cup.

Museum unveils toilet exhibit

World News - 07/03/14

Tokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed.

NASA tests World Cup ball

World News - 07/03/14

Adidas created the official ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featuring an innovative six-panel design. NASA takes a look.

'Bionic eye' lets blind man 'see'

World News - 07/03/14

As a teenager, Roger Pontz's eyesight began to fail. Doctors told him there was nothing they could do to save his vision and over the years his sight deteriorated until, by the age of 40, he was completely blind.

Geisha hunting in Kyoto

World News - 07/01/14

Before you join the masses in the hopes of snapping a geisha on her way to work, it's worth learning a few unwritten rules.

Beating PTSD with 20-year run

World News - 06/30/14

A former soldier plans to trek every country in the world, having been diagnosed with PTSD.

Controversial philanthropist

World News - 06/26/14

Chen Guangbiao wants rich people in China to give more to charity and he'll do anything to get their attention.

'Forced labor' notes found in clothing

World News - 06/26/14

A shopper in Northern Ireland may have gotten more than she bargained for when she reportedly discovered a chilling note stuffed in a pair of pants she purchased from European retailer, Primark.

The 'bionic men' of World War I

World News - 06/26/14

Thomas Schlich says the mutilation -- and survival -- of soldiers in WWI led to major gains in the technology of prosthetic limbs, producing the forerunners of our modern prosthetic designs.

World's best projection mapping

World News - 06/24/14

Sydney has had a radical makeover this summer, with the famous Opera House dressed in snakeskin and the underpass dotted with flowers to mark the city's Vivid festival.

The truth about tobacco

World News - 06/03/14

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Inside rebel tunnels in Homs

World News - 05/15/14

A network of tunnels and sophisticated bomb making factories found in Homs. Fred Pleitgen reports.

Water dries up ahead of World Cup

World News - 05/02/14

Could drought bring water and power rationing during Brazil World Cup? Shasta Darlington reports.

Voices from Ukraine

World News - 05/02/14

As militant forces take over government buildings in eastern Ukraine, Pro-Russian and Pro-Ukrainian protesters are on conflicting sides.

In photos: History of the Cold War

World News - 04/04/14

Watch landmark Cold War series

World News - 04/04/14

The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.

Who's your hero? Nominate them

World News - 03/19/14

They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 07/23/2014

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets 

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market.

UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada.

The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, WTAB, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements.

UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

WEBLAU Web Server Master

Industry News - 07/23/2014

WEBLAU Web Server Master 

WEBLAU is the new Web Server Master proposed by Laumas, for Omega/DIN rail mounting suitable for back panel; this device displays the weight of up to 8 W/TLB series indicators/transmitters, connected to RS485 with MODBUS RTU protocol.

The instrument is equipped with an Ethernet TCP/IP port to which connect via Internet by PC, smartphone or tablet, for accessing a website to display the value of net/gross weight, status, and manage the operation of instruments connected to the same RS485 network (up to 8 instruments).

Using the new device WEBLAU, it’s possible checking and changing via internet the setpoint values set ??and send remote the main commands (semiautomatic tare, semi-automatic zero setting, E2PROM saving, etc..). The WEBLAU series is a useful support for all installers/dealers of Laumas weighing instruments as it makes easier the remote maintenance, allowing to control wherever, the instruments status including the possible anomalies.

A Loss to the Industry

Industry News - 06/24/2014

It is with shock and great sadness to learn that the scale industry has so unexpectedly lost one of it's own. Enrico Danise contributed much to so many....

Straightpoint adds 3 New Distributors in Europe & North Africa

Industry News - 06/11/2014

Straightpoint, the world 'heavyweights' in the design and manufacture of force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cells, is pleased to announce that it has selected Traction Levage in France, Cargo Flet Blasant in Spain and Atelier EMH in North Africa as its new distributors, joining its team of 40 global partners. They will be marketing, selling and distributing all products that are offered by Straightpoint in their respective countries....

 

NCWM Reports that Consumers Are Getting Short-Changed on Bagged Landscape Mulch

Industry News - 05/21/2014

The National Conference on Weights and Measures requested states to investigate concerns raised within the mulch manufacturing industry that consumers are not getting the full amount that they pay for when purchasing the bagged products. State and local weights and measures officials in multiple states validated those concerns by inspecting and issuing stop-sale orders on thousands of bags of mulch because they contained less than advertised on the label. 

Stop falsification of Cocoa Weighing Scales

Industry News - 05/19/2014


The Jomoro Cocoa Farmers Association (JCFA) has called on the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to clamp down on licensed buying-companies (LBCs) falsifying cocoa beans weighing scales to cheat farmers....

 

Accurate Weighing Scales in markets sought

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her son Camarines Sur Rep. Dato Arroyo have filed a measure which seeks accurate weighing scales in public markets in the country.
The Arroyos also referred their measure, House Bill No. 874, to the Committee on Trade and Industry......

DCL intensifies weigh scales monitoring

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Dubai: Standardised weighing scales across supermarkets, butcheries and other food retailers will come into place this year, the civic body confirmed....

It's a Weigh of Life

Industry News - 05/19/2014

MEET Andrew Wong, an energetic young man who knows literally everything about weighing scales.

Even at a tender age of 10 — when other children were busy with their hobbies — the boy was already learning about the functions of the machine from his father. Read more...

Pennsylvania Scale is on the Move!

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Pennsylvania is expanding and moving to a larger facility in Spring of 2014.

Scale Industry Complaints on the Rise over False Advertising and Counterfeit Imports

Industry News - 04/01/2014

NCWM reports that business owners shopping for commercial scales on the internet are increasingly at risk of being duped by false claims of NTEP certification for scales and scale components, a requirement for most states. Accusations by scale dealers of counterfeit imports are also on the rise....

Kenya WIM system cuts four days off journey times

Industry News - 04/01/2014

Shem Oirere looks at how weigh-in-motion is helping to streamline the trucking industry in Kenya.

Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, is streamlining trucking operations on its section of the 8,800km Northern Corridor. It is both reducing the number of weighbridges and automating the remaining ones in an effort to improve efficiency and eliminate corruption.The Northern Corridor is a major gateway through Kenya to the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan as well as Northern Tanzania. Efforts to streamline the trucking industry are a direct response to pressure exerted by transporters and the East African Community (EAC), a regional organisation of five countries that promote the region’s economic integration....

NCWM to Vote

Industry News - 03/19/2014

NCWM to Consider Gasoline and Diesel Gallon Equivalents for CNG and LNG
A special steering committee of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) is recommending that compressed and liquefied natural gas be sold in terms of gasoline and diesel gallon equivalents as opposed to units of mass, either pounds or kilograms. The recommendation will be put to a vote this July at the 99th NCWM Annual Meeting in Detroit.

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 03/11/2014

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market. UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada. The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements. UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

Weights & Measures Week

Industry News - 02/25/2014

Weights and Measures Week: March 1-7, 2014 Consumers and businesses alike cannot possibly protect themselves from inaccuracies in weighing and measurement. Weights and Measures Week 2014 raises appreciation for the hard work of dedicated and highly trained regulatory officials who are laboring behind the scenes every day to maintain integrity in commerce.

Cotton Farmers Lose due to Scale Tampering in Southern Africa

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Dar es Salaam: Over 358,700 cotton farmers in Shinyanga region are cheated and loses10bn/- every season through unscrupulous agents, who tamper with weighing scales when buying their produce at village stations. This is slightly less than 1bn/- a day collection by the government and the practice affects the poorest whose poverty levels are hinged at 42 per cent.

Shortage of Weigh Scales

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Kilimanjaro region is currently faced with a shortage of weights and measures and those available are not properly used by operators, a report from the Regional Commissioner’s office has indicated.

Weighing in on weight-and-balance apps

Industry News - 01/20/2014

Weight-and-balance apps seem to be very popular with pilots.

Change for a Nickel ? U.S. Mint is weighing it...

Industry News - 01/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA—The loose change in American pockets could get a bit lighter and take on a new hue. The U.S. Mint is considering a change to the mix of metals it uses

The Way to Weigh

Industry News - 01/19/2014

Being able to calculate accurately an object’s weight is a necessary and potentially life saving task that accompanies many a lift. In this month’s equipment review Cranes Today looks at the products that assist in this task.

Michigan catfish record broken 2nd time in 2 years

Industry News - 01/19/2014

The new state record flathead catfish was caught on Jan. 12 by Dale Blakley of Niles on Barron Lake in Cass County. He was ice fishing for crappies when he landed the fish weighing 52 pounds and measuring 46.02 inches.

Weighing nanoparticles at the attogram scale

Industry News - 01/19/2014

MIT engineers have devised a way to measure the mass of particles with a resolution better than an attogram—one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Weighing these tiny particles, including both synthetic nanoparticles and biological components of cells, could help researchers better understand their composition and function.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry 07/27/14

Dates: 07/27/14 - 07/31/14
Location: Hyatt Regency - McCormack Place - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.aacc.org/events/2014_annual_meeting/pages/default.aspx# ]

International Industrial Automation & Instuments 08/01/14

Dates: 08/01/14 - 08/01/14
Location: Qindao International Convention Center - Qindao, China

Agro-Industrial Forum 09/02/14

Dates: 09/02/14 - 09/04/14
Location: IEC International Exhibitions Center - Yekaterinburg, Russia

POWX 09/03/14

Dates: 09/03/14 - 09/05/14
Location: Expocentre Fairgrounds - Moscow, Russia
[ Learn more at powx-russia.com ]

Instrumentation 2014 09/03/14

Dates: 09/03/14 - 09/04/14
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre - Aberdeen, Scotland
[ Learn more at instrumentation.co.uk ]

ProPak Myanmar 09/04/14

Dates: 09/04/14 - 09/06/14
Location: Myanmar Convention Centre - Yangon, Myanmar
[ Learn more at propakmyanmar.com ]

IMTS 2014 -International Manufacturing Technology Show 09/08/14

Dates: 09/08/14 - 09/13/14
Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.imts.com ]

Industrial Automation North America at IMTS 09/08/14

Dates: 09/08/14 - 09/13/14
Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.imts.com/iana/index.html ]

Motion, Drive & Automation North America 09/08/14

Dates: 09/08/14 - 09/13/14
Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.imts.com/mda_na/index.html ]

World Seafood Moscow 2014 09/15/14

Dates: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Location: Expocentre Fairgrounds - Moscow, Russia

Confectionery & Bakery 2014 09/15/14

Dates: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Location: Expocentre Fairgrounds - Moscow, Russia

Fruit & Vegetables 2014 09/15/14

Dates: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Location: Expocentre Fairgrounds - Moscow, Russia

Istanbul Food-Tech 2014 09/18/14

Dates: 09/18/14 - 09/21/14
Location: Tuyap Fair Convention & Congress Center - Istanbul, Turkey

Expo DICLAB 2014 09/18/14

Dates: 09/18/14 - 09/19/14
Location: - Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
[ Learn more at http://www.diclab.com.mx/ ]

Intermopro 2014 09/21/14

Dates: 09/21/14 - 09/24/14
Location: Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre - Dusseldorf, Germany

Micronora 2014 09/23/14

Dates: 09/23/14 - 09/26/14
Location: Parc des expositions de Besancon Micropolis - Besancon, France

analytica China 09/24/14

Dates: 09/24/14 - 09/26/14
Location: Shanghai New International Expo Center - Shanghai, China
[ Learn more at http://www.analyticachina.com/ ]

Industrial Processing 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

World of Technology & Science 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

Industrial European Dairy Show 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands
[ Learn more at industrialeuropeandairyshow.com ]

Technopharm Expo 2014 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/02/14
Location: Nuremburg Exhibition Centre - Nuremburg, Germany

Macropak 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

Het Instruments 2014 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

India CHEM 2014 10/09/14

Dates: 10/09/14 - 10/11/14
Location: Bombay Exhibition Centre - Mumbai, India

International Suppliers Fair 2014 10/14/14

Dates: 10/14/14 - 10/16/14
Location: Allerpark - Wolfsburg, Germany

Internal Sales Engineer

Listed 07/23/14

At least 5 years sales experience with a record of achieving sales targets consistently, and preferably with a technical background. Experience working in the oil & gas, marine or heavy lifting industries would be ...

Business Development Manager

Listed 06/11/14

contributory pension, performance related bonusExperience: Educated to degree level with at least 5 years experience working in a business development role, with good technical abilities, preferably within the oil & gas, marine or heavy ...