Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air Rule for Cement Kilns Requires 92 Percent Cut in Mercury Emissions

Air Rule for Cement Kilns Requires 92 Percent Cut in Mercury Emissions

Portland cement kilns will be required to reduce emissions of mercury by 92 percent as part of an Environmental Protection Agency final rule announced Aug. 9 that imposes controls for several toxic pollutants. Although most of the ...


Energy & Renewables

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

With yet another round of government legislation mandating companies to monitor their energy efficiency coming into force this year, are business managers embracing the sustainability agenda being enforced in the UK? The general industry ...


Environmental Management

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive across the European Union (EU) has reached the halfway stage with generally positive outcomes. This mid‑term evaluation report looks at the implementation of the directive and its ...


Health & Safety

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

In recent months OSHA and NIOSH have begun cracking down on organizations for their historically lax treatment of temporary workers in regard to safety. The reasoning for this increased attention, along with subsequent stiff fines is ...


Monitoring & Testing

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

Measuring total organic carbon in wastewater

The continuous TOC analysis of industrial waste water is known to be problematic especially, when the TOC analyser is used as a spill monitor for heavily polluted waste water containing a high-load of particles. Thus, most operators ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Strategies for sediment spill monitoring and siltation measurements. The SediMeter allows a gradual increase in the equipment investment as conditions merit, from a single stand-alone logger, to a real-time monitoring network in which all ...


Waste & Recycling

Garden Street Iron & Metal Processes 8,000 Tons of Scrap Each Month Using Variety of Eriez Recycling Equipment

Garden Street Iron & Metal Processes 8,000 Tons of Scrap Each Month Using Variety of Eriez Recycling Equipment

Problem: Garden Street Iron & Metal recycling complex, located just west of downtown Cincinnati, OH, has been owned and operated by the Weber family for more than five decades. The complex, set on 22 acres with three nearby rail spurs ...


Water & Wastewater

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

The World Cup comes to AfricaIn 2010, South Africa was very proud to be chosen as the first African country to hold the Football World Cup. Thousands of spectators and visitors, along with billions of television viewers around the world, ...


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