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BERWICK, Pa., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 at Talen Energy's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating safe, reliable electricity for the power grid May 3 after completing its scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. "As an independent power producer operating in highly competitive markets, the company's investments in equipment and maintenance are designed to ensure safe, sustainable operations and deliver maximum value for our customers and investors in Talen Energy," said Jon Franke, site vice president. Susquehanna's nuclear professionals replaced more than one third of the unit's uranium fuel, and performed maintenance and ongoing upgrades.  The Susquehanna plant's two generating units have planned refueling and maintenance outages every 24 months.  Unit 2 has been in continuous operation for 345 days since it returned to ser... (more)

CartoBlue Launches New Virtual Reality Product CartoVision to be Used with Google Cardboard

DESTIN, Fla., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, May 3, 2016, CartoBlue launched its newest visual marketing tool CartoVision. CartoVision is a virtual reality tool used to place viewers directly inside a home or real estate property. It allows viewers to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room tour of the entire property. The virtual tour is created by combining multiple high-resolution images, which in turn build a 3D, digital representation of the property that viewers can navigate through using their computer, mobile device, or virtual reality tools such as Google Cardboard... (more)

Cresols Market for Chemical Intermediates, Solvents, Preservatives, Antioxidants and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023

LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cresols are aromatic organic compounds of monomethyl phenols that are widely used as precursors or chemical intermediates in the production of polymer resins, plasticizers, antioxidants, solvents, vitamin E, rubbers, pharmaceuticals, fragrances, dyes, and other chemicals. There are three forms of cresols: ortho-cresol (o-cresol), meta-cresol (m-cresol), and para-cresol (p-cresol). They differ slightly in their chemical structure. These forms occur separately or as a mixture. This report forecasts and analyzes the cresols market on global and re... (more)

Medical Ceramics Market by Material, by Application, and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "The growing implantable devices and the healthcare industry in emerging countries are driving the market for medical ceramics" The market size for medical ceramics is projected to reach USD 16.3 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.4% between 2015 and 2020. Increasing demand from the implantable devices for surgical methods is the major driver for the medical ceramics market. The global healthcare industry is expected to rise with the growing demand from various applications such as surgical implants and orthopedic surgeries. With some maj... (more)

World Consumer Water Treatment System Market

LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- World demand to rise 11.6% annually through 2019 Worldwide demand for consumer water treatment systems will advance 11.6 percent annually to $16.3 billion in 2019. Gains will be driven primarily by raising market penetration in less developed markets, such as China, India, and other Asian countries, as well as much of the Africa/Mideast region. In these areas, rising incomes, coupled with increasing concerns about poor water quality and expanding consumer awareness about the types of water treatment systems available will all propel demand grow... (more)