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Study finds residual treatment water used in fracking faces life sentence in ‘permeability jail’

By Jessica McMathis / October 3, 2014

New research suggests that, despite fears to the contrary, the residual treatment water used in hydraulic fracturing poses no serious risk to surrounding supplies of water. But does that mean fracking is safe? Not so fast, says a team of environmental scientists.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 7, 2014

Morgan Advanced Materials announces range of precision glass tubing and rods for electronics, telecommunications, and aerospace Morgan Advanced Material’s Technical Ceramics business offers a range of precision glass tubing and rods for electronics, telecommunications, and aerospace applications, including miniature fuse bodies, glass-to-metal seals in integrated circuit packages, glass lenses for erasable/programmable read only memory (EPROM),…

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / January 3, 2014

Ceramic and glass business news of the week

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Engineered proppants for hydrofracturing

By Eileen De Guire / December 15, 2011

Microstructure of glass ceramic proppant heat treated for optimal combination of strength, hardness, and fracture toughness. Credit: D. Hartwich, Penn State. While alternative and renewable energy technologies have been the center of attention as the country works to research and innovate its way to energy independence, the oil and gas industry has been busy, too.…

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