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LONG-TERM TESTING Large UK consulting firm needs geological laboratory for monthly geotechnical soil tests including: sulphate reducing bacteria/reduction/oxidation potential/pH (corrosivity test), electrical resistivity, XRD test, resonant column, cyclic shear strength under combined average and cyclic loads for triaxial and direct simple shear (DSS) stress paths, creep data to define loss of strength under sustained load, remoulded soil consolidation characteristic (compressibility and permeability), reconsolidated remoulded soil strength characteristics, and thixotropy.
UK geology laboratory needed for clay testing for suitability for end uses as clay bricks, tiles, ceramics etc. Scope of testing to include:
An initial gradient firing on each borehole material (10 samples) to determine the firing temperature / colour related to each clay test piece after first milling to a suitable particle size range for clay brick manufacture.
Stage 2 work scope
The following tests will be carried out on the sample as received borehole material (10 samples):
· Particle size distribution - to be determined using both the sedigraph and dry sieving method, to cover the full size range of particles from millimetres to microns. The results would be collated to provide a full particle size distribution.
· XRF Analysis (with Loss on Ignition) - to be carried out to determine the bulk inorganic composition of the following 19 elemental oxides: SiO2, TiO2, CaO, MgO, K2O, Na2O, P2O5, Cr2O3, Mn3O4, ZrO2, HfO2, Al2O3, Fe2, PbO, ZnO, BaO, SrO, SnO2, CuO and SO3 (SO3 reported as remaining after loss on ignition fusion and is not for an accurate SO3 figure).
· Soluble Sulphate using Ion Chromatography on water soluble extract from each borehole.
· Total Carbon & Total Sulphur using the Leco total combustion technique to determine the percentage total sulphur and total carbon of each borehole material.
Stage 3 work scope
The following processing to take place on each borehole material to prepare fired specimens (5 samples selected after stage 2):
· Dried and Fired Shrinkages on five (5) appropriate prepared clay samples: to be tested for each borehole material to determine both the dried shrinkage from green state to after drying at 110 C, and shrinkage from being dried at 110 C to fully fired specimens. The firing temperature will be confirmed for each borehole material after the initial gradient firing.
· Water Absorption - on five (5) appropriate prepared clay samples: to be tested for each fired borehole material
· Summary Report - Summarizing all data with conclusions on the best materials for brick making, referencing typical brick properties.
· Fired samples retained to use as reference samples
ENvironmental laboratory needed for waste oil , soil and water testing for Radium 226/228 & other Gamma Emitters EPA 901.1 modified Waste and Oil Samples 40 samples,
Fluorescent or High Intensity Discharge Lamp Preparation ANSI/NEMA: C78.LL 1256-2003/C78.LL 3-2003 Waste and Oil 10 Samples,
Volatile Organic Compounds TO14A Air and Soil Gas 50 samples,
Volatile Organic Compounds TO15 Air and Soil Gas 50 samples,
Mercury 7471A or NIOSH 8009 Air and Soil Gas 20 samples,
Volatile Organic Compounds CLP method w/pkg. Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
Base Neutral Acid Compounds CLP method w/pkg. Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
Base Neutral Acid Compounds 525.1 Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 5 samples,
Dioxins and furans 8290A or 1613B Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 5 samples,
Organochlorine Pesticides and PCBs CLP method w/pkg. Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
PCB Congeners 1668A Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 5 samples,
Organophosphorus Pesticides 8141A Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 5 samples,
Asbestos 100.1 or 100.2 Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 30 samples,
Formaldehyde 8315A Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
Radium 226/228 & other Gamma Emitters 901.1 modified Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 40 samples,
TAL Metals Plus Cyanide CLP method w/pkg. Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
E. Coliform 1103.1 Groundwater, surface water, or leachate 10 samples,
Volatile Organic Compounds CLP method w/pkg. Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 20 samples,
Base Neutral Acid Compounds CLP method w/pkg. Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Dioxins and furans 8290 or 1613B Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 15 samples,
Organochlorine Pesticides and PCBs CLP method w/pkg. Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
PCB Congeners 1668A Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Organophosphorus Pesticides 8141A Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples, Explosives 8330B Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 20 samples,
Propellants 353.2 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 20 samples,
Radium 226/228 & other Gamma Emitters EPA 901.1 modified Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 40 samples,
Formaldehyde 8315A Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 10 samples,
TAL Metals plus Cyanide CLP method w/pkg. Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Engineering (USCS) Soil Classification ASTM D2487-11 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 10 samples,
Soil Particle Size ASTM D422 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 10 samples,
Atterberg Limits ASTM D4318 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 10 samples,
Hydraulic Conductivity ASTM D5084-10 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Bulk Density ASTM D7263-09 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Specific Gravity ASTM D854 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples,
Moisture Content ASTM D2216 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 5 samples.
Asbestos EPA600/R-93/116 Soils, Sediment, or Non-aqueous Material 30 samples.
Geophysical laboratory needed to make geophysical measurements on 1-5 soil cores, each comprised of multiple test samples. The desired measurements include Compressional (P) and shear (S) wave seismic velocity, Electrical conductivity/resistivity, Dielectric permittivity, Hydraulic conductivity/permeability, Matric bulk density, Soil water retention parameters (van Genuchten alpha, n, m)
ASIA / INDIA ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY NEEDED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAND MANAGEMENT PROPOSED METHODOLOGY:
study will base on screening method to identify potential land management practices, edaphic factors and pollution on microfungal diversity.
An extensive survey will be conducted to identify sites for soil sample collection. The sites selected will specified as agriculture, forest and urban areas.
The cultures form different soil sample will be grown and fungal diversity will be grown and fungal diversity will be identified.
The isolates will be identified according to contemporary taxonomic concepts for each group.
The cultures of the test fungi will be obtained from appropriate organization and the plants will be subjected to testing agained test organisms using inverted petriplate technique.
Determining of Ecological Indices
Ecological indices foe species richness and using different index method for the identification of different colony morphotype.
Identified according to contemporary taxonomic concepts for each group.
Molecular characterization of fungal isolates
The molecular characterization of fungal isolates will be done using PCR-RFLP method.
B. PLAN OF THE WORK:
Present investigation has been planned into following phase wise action plan. The aspect of study during different phases are detailed as below:
A. Site selection
B. Microfungal diversity assesment
? Fungal screening
? Texonomic identification
C. Fungitoxic screening
D. Determing Ecological Indices
E. Molecular characterization of fungal isolates
F. Data computation and final syntahsis
GMP Compliant lab to perform the following: Full Monograph Testing (individual and total) for the following items:·,Magnesium Stearate·,Maltodextin·,Polyethylene Glycol·,Silicon Dioxide,·Stearic Acid·,Croscarmellose Sodium,,Dibasic Calcium Phosphate·,Lactose Monohydrate·, Specific Rotation for Ephedrine HCl·,Diphenhydramine HCl Organic Nitrogenous Bases for a pharmaceutical company
assess the androgenic activity, in a quantitative fashion, of a single steriod with the trivial name tetrahydrogestrinone(THG) in a pilot scale study. Either an aquatic organism model or rodent model would appear adequate to provide the information desired but other potential testing types will be considered such as in-vitro receptor binding studies. The study should compare the relative androgenicity of THG to a reference compound such as testosterone
Pharmaceutical Laboratory needed for Residual Moisture Content analysis (e.g. Karl-Fisher analysis ) on lyophilized cake. All excipients in the formulation safely handled under BL 1 conditions. Fast Turn Around Times a must. Laboratory should be in the contiguous United States.
Bioanalytical Laboratory needed for Vitamin detection on Fetal Bovine Serum. Following is a list of vitamins and detectable units:
Vitamin B-12 pg/mL
Folic Acid ng/mL
Vitamin B-6 ng/mL
Thiamin B-1 ng/mL
Vitamin H Biotin pg/mL
Riboflavin B2 ng/mL
Vitamin A Retinol ng/mL
Vitamin C ng/mL
Microbiology Laboratory needed for microbial analysis SB 3112. The test material consisted of only the bacterial spores at a count of 55 x 107 cfu/ml. The tests were run in compliance with the following protocols: 1 USEPA FIFRA;GLP Standards 40 CFR 160 2 USEPA TSCA 40 CFR 792 3 Org. Economic Coop. and Dev. Principles of GLP, Annex 2, C(97)186 4 Japan Ministry of Ag, Forestry & Fisheries, Notification No. 59 Noshan 3850, Director-General of Agricultural Prod. Bureau, 10 Aug 84
Preclinical toxicology laboratory needed for Cytotoxicity studies: MEM Elution Sample Amount: 120 cm2 or 4 grams Irritation: Intracutaneous Reactivity (ISO) (w/2 extracts) Sample Amount: 240 cm2 or 8 grams Sensitization: Magnusson-Kligman (w/2 extracts) Sample Amount 600 cm2 or 32 grams (6 samples minimum) Sensitization: Local Lymph Node Assay: Sample Amount 400 cm2 or 20 grams