Research review determines aerosol-generating procedures that require enhanced personal protective equipment — ScienceDaily

Autopsy, airway suctioning and cardiopulmonary resuscitation are among the list of medical procedures that pose a risk of spreading COVID-19 from a patient to their health-care provider by creating aerosols, according to new research published in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research by an international team of experts including occupational health, preventive medicine and infectious disease specialists.

The team, led by University of Alberta medicine professor Sebastian Straube, carried out a systematic review of public health guidelines, research papers and policy documents from around the globe to determine which procedures are classified as aerosol-generating.

“What we sought to do was to understand which procedures generate aerosols and therefore require a higher grade of personal protective equipment,” said Straube, who also heads the preventive medicine division of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

“Where there is 80 per cent agreement from a number of different source documents, we are reasonably confident

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Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Technology Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Comcast RISE Initiative Provides Small Businesses with Free Marketing Insights and Opportunities to Apply for Media, Technology Upgrades and Grants Up To $10,000

Black-Owned Small Businesses, Those Impacted Most by the Pandemic, are the First Eligible Applicants for Comcast RISE Resources and Grants.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including media campaigns and connectivity, computer and voice equipment, as well as free marketing insights to all applicants.

U.S. small businesses have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the number of U.S. active business owners dropped from 15 million to 11.7 million from February to April. The study

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Leading Edge Equipment Technologies Awarded $1 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

WILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 6, 2020–

Leading Edge Equipment Technologies, the maker of revolutionary silicon wafer manufacturing equipment for solar panels, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant for $998,820 to support continued research and development of their advanced silicon wafer manufacturing process.

“Our first grant from the NSF was instrumental in proving our nascent technology can move from the lab into the real world,” said Alison Greenlee, Founder of Leading Edge and Principal Investigator. “The NSF’s continued support helps us take the next step in developing this important manufacturing technology so it can be reliably deployed and drive global adoption of renewable energy.”

Leading Edge has developed a new drop-in manufacturing technology that produces kerfless, single-crystal silicon wafers for solar panels. The company’s manufacturing equipment uses their patented Floating Silicon Method™ to produce silicon wafers through ribbons. This manufacturing technology reduces

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Automated Test Equipment Market – Actionable Research on COVID-19 | Growing Use of Smartphone to Boost the Market Growth

The global automated test equipment market size is poised to grow by USD 1.47 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 4% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automated Test Equipment Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The electronics industry is growing at an unprecedented rate, with a significant increase in the exports of electronic goods in countries like China, Japan, and Singapore. There has been a stagnant increase in sales and shipment of smartphones,

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Two Colorado Companies Join Forces to Expand Cannabis Extraction Technology Development and Equipment Sales

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 1, 2020–

ExtractionTek Solutions (ETS) and Pinnacle Stainless, two Colorado-based innovators in cannabis extraction technology, equipment design and fabrication, are pleased to announce they are merging operations, effective Jan. 1, 2021. The company will operate under the name ExtractionTek Stainless, Powered by Pinnacle.

The merger brings together expertise in closed-loop hydrocarbon and ethanol extraction methodologies, and allows the companies to centralize all equipment design with in-house fabrication, all of which will facilitate business expansion. As a result of this merger, the company projects combined revenues of $45 million in 2021. Company leadership plans to maintain current staffing levels.

“As the cannabis space continues to grow more competitive, we understand that combining our forces is the path forward to achieve a level of synergy impossible alone. ExtractionTek Solutions brings industry-leading hydrocarbon extraction technology, and Pinnacle offers expertise in ethanol extraction, excellent fabrication capability and an advanced

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Electrical Equipment Market in India – Actionable Research on COVID-19

Increase in Number of Commercial Building Projects will Drive the Market Growth during the Forecast Period

The electrical equipment market in India is expected to register a CAGR of over 16% during 2020-2024, as per the latest research report by Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Electrical Equipment Market in India 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Request for Technavio’s market report estimates including pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on electrical equipment market in India. Download a Free Sample Report on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic analysis.

Due to the extensive spread of the virus across the globe, the Industrials industry is anticipated to have Negative impact. The electrical equipment market in India will showcase Negative

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Equipment issues cause two air releases in PA

Port Arthur saw two large air releases in four days from major companies experiencing issues with equipment at their sites.

The first occurred midmorning on Sept. 19 when crews at the Total Port Arthur Refinery discovered a leak at a storage tank in its tank farm that was leaking material.

In a self-reported notice to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Total estimated that almost 700 pounds of unspecified volatile organic compounds had been released during the nine-hour event.

VOCs are compounds usually found in burning fuels and are considered dangerous to human health.

The company reported that the leak was repaired and the site was cleaned by 7 p.m.

In an email, representatives from Total said the company had no further comment about the incident.

Four days later on Sept. 22, Motiva experienced an issue with one of its units at its chemical plant that caused it to flare

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Welding Equipment Market : Rising Trends with Top Countries Data, Technology and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 25, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Welding Equipment Market” is valued at 10920 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 15210 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.8% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Welding Equipment Market by Types (Arc Welding, Electrogas/Electroslag Welding, Friction Welding, Laser and Electron-beam Welding, Resistance Welding, Oxy-fuel Welding, Other), Applications (Construction, Automotive, Heavy Equipment, Electronics, Medical and Precision Instruments, Energy and Chemical, Other Transport, Other) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 130 Pages and in-depth TOC on Welding Equipment Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain

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Blockchain Technology In Healthcare Market Healthcare Equipment, Highlights, Expert Reviews 2020 to 2025

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Sep 21, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The report titled “Blockchain Technology In Healthcare Market” report will be very useful to get a stronger and effective business outlook. It provides an in-depth analysis of different attributes of industries such as trends, SWOT analysis, policies, and clients operating in several regions. The qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques have been used by analysts to provide accurate and applicable data to the readers, business owners, and industry experts.

The Blockchain Technology In Healthcare market was valued at 22500 Milion US$ in 2019 and is projected to reach 35700 Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of 3.0% during the forecast period.

The development in offering competent healthcare services is extremely dependent on its advancements in the information technology, and the ability to store and record information economically and

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Ergonomic Computer Equipment Market- Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19|Increasing Use Of PCs For Gaming to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

Technavio has been monitoring the ergonomic computer equipment market and it is poised to grow by USD 808.61 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Ergonomic Computer Equipment Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download

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