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SCC Looks to the Future

Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Environment
Q. What impact is climate change having on Canada’s north? A. In 2011, I visited Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. We could already discuss then with... more


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John Pace: A Life in Standards

Industry Sectors: 
Quality
There is an old country song, “I Forgot More than You’ll Ever Know,” that has been remade numerous times. When talking about the standards business... more


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The Role of Standards in International Trade

Q. What do you see as the role of international standards in trade? A. For me, standards exist in an economy to assure generally recognized levels of... more


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Alan Veith: An ASTM Life

Industry Sectors: 
Quality
Alan Veith quit what he called his “day job” 28 years ago. But he has never stopped working for ASTM International. In fact, his tenure could very... more


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The International Organisations Partnership

Industry Sectors: 
Quality
Q. Why was the IO Partnership organized? A. The International Organisations (IO) Partnership was set up to offer a voluntary platform that fosters... more


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The U.N. Infrastructure/Innovation Goal and ASTM's MOU Program

Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety
An Interview with Teresa Cendrowska, Vice President of Global Cooperation at ASTM International Q. How does the ASTM International Memorandum of... more


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Oil Spills: Minimizing the Damage

Industry Sectors: 
Environment
Q. How did you get involved with research and work related to oil spill response? Why is this work important to you? A. I began working on oil spills... more


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Standards Impact Latin America

Are there particular areas or industries where you have seen the positive impact of the work of ICONTEC? During its more than 56 years, ICONTEC has... more


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Practical Sustainability

Industry Sectors: 
Environment
How are standards important to ENSO? When you have an organization like ASTM building international standards, it helps reduce market fragmentation... more


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Standards and Biodiesel

Industry Sectors: 
Energy
What is the significance of including biodiesel in more traditional fuels and fuels standards? With today’s regulations, the National Biodiesel Board... more

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