Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ABUTEC Navigates to U.S. Coast Guard Certification - Case Study

ABUTEC Navigates to U.S. Coast Guard Certification - Case Study

ABUTEC has carved a niche in the midstream oil & gas sector by providing turnkey Marine Vapor Control System (MVCS) solutions. But what if your site needs a custom solution? ABUTEC recently created a custom solution for Targa Resources ...


Energy & Renewables

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Sewage is dirty and stinks. Out of sniffing distance – out of mind. Up until the 1980s sewage was taboo and not given the attention it deserves. One cold winter morning in 1988, 23 years ago, Urs Studer stopped beside a steaming ...


Environmental Management

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


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

How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab We’ve been ...


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

Ground Zero for Industrial Parts Cleaning Discharge - Case Study

Ground Zero for Industrial Parts Cleaning Discharge - Case Study

PROCECO helps the R.H. Sheppard Co. attain zero waste after parts cleaning. RH Sheppard purchased a PROCECO Eco-Smart MVR (Mechanical Vapor Recompression) evaporator with a goal of doubling their wastewater processing capabilities. Their ...


Water & Wastewater

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities  - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

It was prepared in response to a need to find a robust method of cost analysis for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. The manual and software provide criteria and procedures that ensure the achievement ...


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