Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Time to address the air pollution control residue problem

Time to address the air pollution control residue problem

The incineration of municipal solid waste is gaining increasing importance in the UK, especially as the burning of waste can be used to generate energy, providing a more sustainable solution to our waste problem by diverting it from ...


Energy & Renewables

Pumped hydro storage softens blow of wind imbalance penalties

Pumped hydro storage softens blow of wind imbalance penalties

Quarry Battery is developer of the £160 million ($249.2 million) Glyn Rhonwy pumped hydro facility in Wales which will be the UK’s first grid-scale electricity storage facility for decades. The facility will produce nearly 50 ...


Environmental Management

Airbus CEO talks about emissions, innovation and more

Airbus CEO talks about emissions, innovation and more

These are heady times for the commercial-aircraft business at Airbus and Boeing, as airlines place huge orders for new planes. Each is working on more fuel-efficient aircraft to satisfy airlines that want lower fuel bills and regulators ...


Health & Safety

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

Workplace safety and injury prevention are worthy of serious investments. By creating a safe workplace environment and making it your top priority, your organization can reduce injuries at work and improve operational efficiency. You can ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring network for Scottish ports - Case Studies

Monitoring network for Scottish ports - Case Studies

Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be ...


Soil & Groundwater

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. The capping stack is carried on the ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste to Energy Analysis

Waste to Energy Analysis

The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter ...


Water & Wastewater

Oxidative degradation of COD in Petrochemical facility using Ozone-based advanced oxidation

Oxidative degradation of COD in Petrochemical facility using Ozone-based advanced oxidation

The aim of this study was to investigate the use of ozone-based advanced oxidation processes for the oxidative destruction of COD in a petrochemical facility. Several  AOP experiments were carried out in order to select and optimise ...


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