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

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

Environmentally friendly - Tank in a box

Environmentally friendly - Tank in a box

Bolted steel water storage tanks have been used for many years with great success and low levels of environmental impact.  Individual steel panels are precision crafted in dedicated factories, then assembled on the job site. As only a ...


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

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

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

Innovative Multi-Media Filter – Continuous Backwash Filter

Innovative Multi-Media Filter – Continuous Backwash Filter

The disadvantages of conventional MMF based pretreatment Conventional pretreatment is based on multimedia filters (MMF) implemented in large scale desalination plants. Although this filtration method is well proven and provides reliable ...


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