Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion Highlights 2014

CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion Highlights 2014

In the lead-up to the UN climate negotiations in Lima, the latest information on the level and growth of CO2 emissions, their source and geographic distribution will be essential to lay the foundation for a global agreement. ...


Energy & Renewables

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

It is now just about three years since the enactment of the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2012. Dawn has arrived for high energy consumers (those spending more than 15,000kWh of energy per month) to comply with the regulations. Energy ...


Environmental Management

Dirty, ugly mining has lessons for Hi Tech!

Dirty, ugly mining has lessons for Hi Tech!

The mining industry has become relatively good at figuring out how to organize itself to create local benefits and value as a by-product of its core business operations. In general mining goes beyond simply meeting regulatory requirements ...


Health & Safety

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

The World’s Largest Gas to Liquids Facility Runs on Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS

Established by Shell and Qatar Petroleum in 2006, Pearl GTL is the largest gas to liquids facility on the planet. Gas to liquids (GTL) is the conversion of natural gas to liquid fuels and other products, including gasoil, naphtha, ...


Soil & Groundwater

Diver training in the largest diamond mine in the world

Diver training in the largest diamond mine in the world

Project Diver training Client Debswana Country Botswana Background to training Eijkelkamp Academy trainer Leon van Hamersveld gave a Diver water level logger training at the end of January 2015 in the Orapa mine, which is the ...


Waste & Recycling

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

The World Bank estimates that by 2025, some 6 million tonnes of solid waste will be generated each day around the world — nearly double what’s produced today. By 2100 that number could hit 11 million. A Smithsonian magazine ...


Water & Wastewater

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Location: Taber, Alberta, Canada • Sector: Food & Beverage The Client: Lamb-Weston is a division of ConAgra Limited—one of the largest potato processors in the world. The company operates several french fry processing ...


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