Hazardous Waste Tracking System Extended at DoD & NASA

NASA's Vehicle Assembly & launch Control at Kennedy Space Center 01 May 2012 Englewood, Colorado based information and analytics provider, IHS (NYSE: IHS) has been come to a multi-year agreement with the U.S. government to continue providing its Hazardous Material Management System (HMMS). According to the company the HMMS is an information management solution supporting hazardous materials and waste programs at over 100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aerospace and Space Administration (NASA) sites. Under the agreement, IHS said that it will retain its status as the sole provider of software and services that enable efficient tracking of hazardous material containers from their point of generation to final disposal at DoD facilities around the world. In addition, the company said that it will provide system enhancements designed to ensure that DoD facilities remain compliant under local, state and federal regulations, as well as military service standards, some of which are more stringent than comparable federal government mandates. According to its developer, since its introduction in 1994 the DoD user community has utilised HMMS to provide automated tools that ensure compliance with local, federal and state 'Right-to-Know', chemical inventory, materials management and waste storage and disposal regulations. HMMS is part of the IHS family of environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions that help organisations meet their Enterprise Sustainability Management (ESM) goals by turning risks into opportunities to drive operational The company claimed that government officials selected IHS after an extensive procurement process concluded that HMMS is the only product of its kind that meets DoD requirements for waste and material tracking. Read More IBM Software to Reduce U.S. Air Force Waste The U.S. Air Force has selected IBM smarter buildings software to help its civil engineers to better manage and reduce waste, maximise energy efficiency, and automate the management of its physical infrastructure portfolio. Customised Waste Data Management Solutions UK Councils Open Sky Data Systems is to customise, build, implement and support a Waste Data Management Solution (WDMS) for both Lincolnshire and Warwickshire County Councils. Apple to Build 5 MW Biogas Fuel Cell at Maiden Data Center Apple has filed its plans to build the 5 MW fuel cell project in Maiden, North Carolina, that will utilise biogas to offset its natural gas use and qualify as a renewable facility. Free Magazine Subscription Free Email Newsletter