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Air & Climate

Let’s Talk About the Design of Cartridge Dust Collectors

Let’s Talk About the Design of Cartridge Dust Collectors

When it comes to choosing a cartridge filter, the choice usually depends on the application. Systems with finer particles require a cartridge filter, and these come in the choice of two. Surface and Depth-Type Filters A surface filteris ...


Energy & Renewables

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved. The World Nuclear Association (WNA) official ...


Environmental Management

The End of Sustainability

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, ...


Health & Safety

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

Questions and answers on the amended Nuclear Safety Directive

What is new in the directive? The amended Nuclear Safety Directive strengthens the nuclear safety framework of the EU. The amendment reinforces the provisions of the existing directive. It: strengthens the role and independence of ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control - Case Study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control - Case Study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

SEB Surfactant Enhanced Bioremediation Process Improves F3 & F4 Bioremediation to CCME Guidelines - Case Study

SEB Surfactant Enhanced Bioremediation Process Improves F3 & F4 Bioremediation to CCME Guidelines - Case Study

SEB Surfactant Enhanced Bioremediation process successfully cleans >4,000 Tons of F3 and F4 hydrocarbon contaminated soils at a remote site in Alberta. The SEB process was employed when the subject soils would not respond well to a ...


Waste & Recycling

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Earlier this year, the UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) revealed that almost 615,000 tonnes of material is disposed of in England, even though it can be reused. It was calculated that by reusing this household waste, British ...


Water & Wastewater

Glass Recycling Factory - Case Study

Glass Recycling Factory - Case Study

Adjusting the specification according to the dewatering target. This factory recycles glass and processes them into small pieces which can be used for making glass bottles. Nevertheless, the pieces of glass need to be washed before having ...


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