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New Standard Helps Determine Sulfur Types in Coal

A new ASTM International standard provides an effective way to determine the different forms of... more

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Energy

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Infographic: ASTM Committee Work Is Elemental

2019 is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of... more
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Metals & Materials
Chemicals
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Cannabis Standard Development Efforts Off to a Fast Start

The emerging market for cannabis is evolving rapidly on a global scale. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize the medical... more
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Safety
Medical

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Beneficial Use of Stored Coal Combustion Products

A new ASTM International standard aims to provide a framework for harvesting stored coal combustion products for beneficial use. CCPs are co-products... more
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Energy

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New Standard Helps Nondestructively Test Pipe Joints

A new ASTM International standard aims to provide a nondestructive testing alternative that helps reveal imperfections in pipe joints used for gas... more
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Construction
Quality

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Amsterdam Conference Highlights Importance of Existing, Future Global Drone Standards

ASTM International leaders participated in the European Aviation Safety Agency’s High Level Conference on Drones in Amsterdam this week, at which... more

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New Guide Will Help Manage Hydraulic Fracturing Data

A new ASTM International standard will help bring clarity to information and data management of hydraulic fracturing processes. The organization’s... more
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Energy

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Air Quality Testing for Fungi, Bacteria

A new ASTM International standard will help minimize microbial contamination of culture plate media and sampling devices used in indoor air quality... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety