Top 3 Reasons to Watch Additive Manufacturing

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  • 12:23PM Jul 25, 2013
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If additive manufacturing (AM) has not made its way onto your “topics to watch” list, it soon should. Unlike traditional subtractive forms of manufacturing (e.g., casting, machining) that have gone through decades of regulatory fine-tuning, additive manufacturing is still in its infancy when it comes to standard development and regulatory requirements. AM describes various production […]

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The Global Supply Chain: Risky Business for Pharmaceutical Ingredients

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  • 1:17PM Apr 15, 2013
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By Crystal Morrison, Ph.D. Diversity within the global supply chain may provide competitive benefits for industry, but its complicated nature may also mask risk and liability. Recent headlines regarding adulterated pharmaceuticals have provided a sobering reminder of the importance of supply chain security and quality control. While regulatory agencies are doing what they can to […]

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PADEP Proposal Would Limit Liability for Using Mine Influenced Water in Fracking Process

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  • 1:54PM Feb 01, 2013
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Based on a recommendation by Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published a white paper in January detailing how the agency intends to review proposals from Oil & Gas drillers on use of Mine Influenced Water (MIW) for drilling operations. MIW includes either water contained in a […]

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What We’re Reading: January 31, 2013

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  • 1:57PM Jan 31, 2013
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Check out the latest articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: Class Action Hits Home SPF Insulation J&J Failed to Weigh Hip Metal Debris Risk, Witness Says NIOSH Document Recommends New REL for Hex Chrome Compounds Miss. bill would require more asbestos claim transparency Understanding wear at the atomic scale

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DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar

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  • 2:15PM Nov 08, 2012
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RJ Lee Group will be serving as a sponsor for DRI’s Asbestos Medicine Seminar that will take place in Miami Beach, FL.  DRI, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel, has prepared the Asbestos Medicine Seminar to include sessions led by both scientists and legal experts, and the sessions will focus on providing […]

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Metal Implant Liability Invigorates Advances in Polymer Alternatives

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  • 2:11PM Oct 15, 2012
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By Crystal Morrison, Ph.D. Recalls, regulatory warnings, and legal actions in the United States and abroad have called into question the safety and durability of traditional metal-on-metal (MoM) medical device materials. Hip replacements, for example, have been under intense scrutiny because wear debris for titanium implants pose patient health risks, such as tissue damage at […]

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New and Old Diesel Components Under Scrutiny

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  • 2:08PM Oct 15, 2012
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Statements by an international agency and recently published research have focused attention on the health and environmental effects of diesel fuel exhaust, opening the door for legal action associated with traditional (pre-1988) exhaust and prompting a closer look at nano-additives in modern, cleaner burning diesel. Recent litigation is related to diesel emissions based on the […]

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RJ Lee Group Scientists Publish New Study Impacting Risk Models for Asbestos-Related Disease

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  • 11:21AM Aug 10, 2012
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Asbestos and environmental health experts, Mr. Drew Van Orden, P.E., Dr. Richard J. Lee, Mr. Matthew S. Sanchez, and Mr. Matthew D. Zock, CIH, at RJ Lee Group, Inc., an industrial forensic consulting firm and analytical laboratory, recently co-authored three asbestos-centered publications that are now available on the Annals of Respiratory Medicine website. These publications, […]

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What We’re Reading – July 29, 2012

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  • 2:34PM Jul 29, 2012
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Check out the latest relevant articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: Next Generation of Consumer Product Rules: California Issues Draft Green Chemistry Regulations Court Rejects RCRA Citizen Suit Over Diesel Emissions at Railyards EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical Sunlight May Trigger Nanoparticle Formation

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Dr. Michael Blaszkiewicz Brings Materials Science Expertise to RJ Lee Group

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  • 11:18AM Mar 26, 2012
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 26, 2012) Dr. Michael Blaszkiewicz has joined RJ Lee Group, Inc.’s  materials characterization laboratory and industrial forensics consulting firm as a Consulting Scientist. Dr. Blaszkiewicz brings an extensive background and expertise in materials science, particularly in the areas of ceramics, metals, and polymers, to the company. His major responsibilities will include contributing […]

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