Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Total GHG emissions (excluding LULUCF) in the EU decreased substantially since 1990, reaching their lowest level in 2012. The EU emitted 4,544 million tonnes of CO2 eq. in 2012, accounting for less than 10% of global GHG emissions1. Figure ...


Energy & Renewables

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Currently, the world is locked on to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Though they have already reached a high technical level as far as football is concerned, the South American countries still have development potential in the fields of ...


Environmental Management

Socio-Economic Valuation of the Goods and Services of the Paraná Delta Wetland

Socio-Economic Valuation of the Goods and Services of the Paraná Delta Wetland

Environmental problems can be analysed from different complementary points of view, from the perspectives of both the exact and natural sciences and the social sciences. From an economic point of view, one issue that often receives ...


Health & Safety

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Why it pays to avoid quick fix solutions when it comes to noise monitoring Whether you run or own a construction site, a metal cutting workshop or an open cast mine, as an employer of a noisy working environment, you must ensure that the ...


Monitoring & Testing

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

Anthem Biosciences, which is ranked among the top 5 leading Contract Research Organisations (CROs) in India, is emerging as a global leader in the domain of Integrated Pharmaceuticals business. Anthem, which calls itself a Contract ...


Soil & Groundwater

Using the Pencil-Paper Method with a Tablet Computer to Increase Borehole / Well Logging Efficiency

Using the Pencil-Paper Method with a Tablet Computer to Increase Borehole / Well Logging Efficiency

Traditionally, geologists use pencil and paper when logging soil descriptions, drilling tests, and well diagrams in the field.  We wanted to see if we could speed up this process using a field computer.  We tested a fully ...


Waste & Recycling

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry? When we look closely at systems in nature — coral reefs or rainforests, for instance — we see something we don’t often see in human ...


Water & Wastewater

Verderflex Dura Hose Pump Replaces Troubled Diaphragm Metering Pump

Verderflex Dura Hose Pump Replaces Troubled Diaphragm Metering Pump

The Challenge A water treatment plant in the US state of Georgia uses several wells to provide its residents and industries with fresh water. Each well site had to be equipped with the appropriate treatment equipment to ensure that the ...


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