Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful ...


Energy & Renewables

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents ponder whether it will serve as a bridge or roadblock to photovoltaic power On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy’s High Bridge Generating Station offers an ...


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

Do you know your hazardous gases?

Do you know your hazardous gases?

I’ve never had a problem determining the difference between Ant and Dec as I was an avid fan of Byker Grove as a child. But many people struggle. To avoid future confusion PJ was the one blinded in an unfortunate paint balling ...


Monitoring & Testing

Geotech’s portable and fixed biogas monitors give worldwide reliability

Geotech’s portable and fixed biogas monitors give worldwide reliability

Used in varied biogas applications in over 60 countries worldwide, these three examples from the Netherlands, Thailand and Czech Republic show how reliability, accuracy and simplicity of use are critical for Geotech’s anaerobic ...


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

Upgrading of plastics with TITECH autosort 4 at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil - Case Study

Upgrading of plastics with TITECH autosort 4 at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil - Case Study

Balsamo Reciclagem upgraded its plant with the installation of the innovative TITECH autosort 4 optical sorter. Thanks to this equipment, the company managed to increase material processing speed and amount, boost productivity, offers a ...


Water & Wastewater

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Assessing the Financial Sustainability of BC’s Municipal Water and Sewer Systems Reliable water, sewer, and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment, and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s ...


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