Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

"This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" (Simon & Schuster), by Naomi Klein Cutting the vast amounts of man-made pollution that feed global warming is an enormous challenge for societies that gobble up coal, oil and gas. ...


Energy & Renewables

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

The Independent Power Producers Association of BC (Clean Energy BC) has released a report it commissioned from an independent British strategic advisory professional services firm that suggests smaller clean-energy plants might be a viable ...


Environmental Management

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

The Objective This report summarizes responses from insurance companies to a survey on climate change risks developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In 2013, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, ...


Health & Safety

Dust Collection Booths Defined

Dust Collection Booths Defined

Dust collection booths are important tools that have an important function in the conservation of your workplace. This article gives you a brief description of what dust collection booths are and how they can help you maintain the ...


Monitoring & Testing

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


Soil & Groundwater

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

Project Widening of motorway A9 Gaasperdammerweg – Amsterdam Client Van Kessel Bronbemaling Principals Van Kessel Bronbemaling by order of Visser & Smit Hanab. Visser & Smit Hanab implements the project commissioned ...


Waste & Recycling

Food Waste Collection Companies Grow With The Flow

Food Waste Collection Companies Grow With The Flow

On October 1, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ ban on landfill disposal of commercial organics from establishments generating one ton or more of food waste per week goes into effect. On the front lines of helping these businesses ...


Water & Wastewater

RO membrane cleaning using microbubbles at 6,800m3/day Wastewater RO Plant in UAE.

RO membrane cleaning using microbubbles at 6,800m3/day Wastewater RO Plant in UAE.

It is well known that any fouling of the membrane surface has a dramatic effect on energy consumption and plant efficiency; this is particularly true for waste water RO plants due to the higher fouling rate. Such fouling can be very ...


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