Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well ...


Energy & Renewables

China may be ready to kick coal habit

China may be ready to kick coal habit

There are still doubts. The statistics might be proved wrong. But it looks as if China might be starting to wean itself off its coal consumption habit. China produces and consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. ...


Environmental Management

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

The “Age of Transparency” is a term that has been widely used to describe society’s growing demand for information, but how does sustainability fit into these expectations? As Steve Baer noted in his article on the ...


Health & Safety

Industrial Noise and Vibration: High-speed balancing - Case Study

Industrial Noise and Vibration: High-speed balancing - Case Study

Dynamic balancing of rotating elements is an important aspect of the manufacture and the repair of any turbomachinery. A rotating element that is out of balance can cause major operational difficulties, which may prevent the timely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Greyline TTFM 1.0 flow meter for Golf course irrigation - Case Study

Greyline TTFM 1.0 flow meter for Golf course irrigation - Case Study

Summerheights Golf Links in Cornwall, Ontario draws irrigation water from the South Raisin River. Flow rates in the river can become very low during dry periods so water extraction is regulated and monitored closely. Flowmeter is equipped ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Food service zero waste program case study

Food service zero waste program case study

Foodservice client that was looking to increase waste diversion but didn't want to increase costs by adding a recycling program. Before RecycleSmart, all materials were being disposed of in a roll off garbage bin. A variety of different ...


Water & Wastewater

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

On 29th of September 1978 the pressurised water reactor Unterweser went on stream and was the most powerful reactor in the world. The Nuclear power reactor Unterweser (KKU - Kernkraftwerk] had an electrical output of 1410 MW. In the course ...


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