Materials Science Bridges the Gap between Catastrophic Event and its Root Cause

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  • 12:58PM Jul 25, 2013
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Notable catastrophic bridge collapses in Minneapolis and Washington State have garnered public attention related to the structural integrity of many of the nation’s bridges. More cause for concern is the 2013 Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers which states that one in nine bridges in the United States is structurally deficient. […]

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Failure Analysis Determines Faulty Workmanship, Not Defective Building Materials, Caused Damage

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Defining the Challenge Upon completion of a high-rise residential structure, cracks and delamination appeared on exterior surfaces of the tower compelling building owners to initiate a lawsuit against the general contractor. The contractor, in turn, blamed faulty materials used by subcontractors. With so many subcontractors involved in this large construction project, it seemed an almost […]

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Extending the Safe, Healthy Life of Jet Engines While Improving the Readiness and Availability of the Fleet

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Personnel safety is of prime importance to all our armed services and so the aircraft that the U.S. Air Force flies must be in A-1 condition at all times. The complex systems and sub-systems of a jet engine require individual attention including varying degrees of maintenance required to remain in top condition. And so, decision […]

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Uncovering an Art Treasure’s Hidden Secret

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An art collector, who owned a painting purchased by a family member from an art gallery in Europe just before the German invasion of Paris, contacted RJ Lee Group to determine when the painting had been created. The painting was signed by a well-known early 20th century artist and was true to the artist’s style, […]

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RJ Lee Group Releases New Laboratory Testing Services Guide

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  • 11:44AM Feb 12, 2013
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., February 12, 2013) RJ Lee Group, Inc. is pleased to release a comprehensive update to its Laboratory Testing Guide, which lists the company’s many available laboratory testing services.  The updated guide includes the latest pricing and analytical offerings for service areas included in the previous edition, such as Industrial Hygiene, Environmental and Wet […]

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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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RJ Lee Group Bolsters Geological Services with Boots-on-Ground Support

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  • 11:29AM Oct 31, 2012
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New services include mining exploration and due diligence for surface quarries and sand and gravel pits. (MONROEVILLE, Pa., October 31, 2012) RJ Lee Group, Inc., materials characterization laboratory and industrial forensic consulting firm, has expanded its geological services capabilities to include mine exploration, mineralogical site assessments, 3D block modeling, due diligence for mining valuation and […]

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Prop 65 Calling Shots for Fire Safety

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  • 2:04PM Oct 15, 2012
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For 40 years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been attempting to develop a mandatory federal flammability standard for residential upholstered furniture. Now, pressure from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and environmental non-governmental organizations (E-NGOs) on flame retardants are contributing to a race between California and the federal government to develop a […]

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Mr. Daniel Linder Heads RJ Lee Group’s New Geological Services Department

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  • 11:14AM May 15, 2012
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., May 15, 2012) RJ Lee Group, Inc., a materials characterization laboratory and industrial forensics consulting firm headquartered in Monroeville, PA, welcomes Mr. Daniel Linder, Certified Professional Geologist to its team. Mr. Linder has worked as a professional in the field of geology for over 20 years, and as Senior Geologist, he will lead […]

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