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

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

Will natural gas dim solar’s shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents ponder whether it will serve as a bridge or roadblock to photovoltaic power On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy’s High Bridge Generating Station offers an ...


Environmental Management

Dirty, ugly mining has lessons for Hi Tech!

Dirty, ugly mining has lessons for Hi Tech!

The mining industry has become relatively good at figuring out how to organize itself to create local benefits and value as a by-product of its core business operations. In general mining goes beyond simply meeting regulatory requirements ...


Health & Safety

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Sometimes the best tool for a complex problem can be right in front of us. But does that principle apply in the case of something as complex and urgent as a serious injury or fatality (SIF)? For years, organizations have sought to ...


Monitoring & Testing

What’s the difference between distilled and deionised water?

What’s the difference between distilled and deionised water?

“Pure” water is used in all types of laboratories for a range of uses – from making up calibration standards to cleaning and even in the rinse cycle in some laboratory glasswashers for a pure clean. There are different ...


Soil & Groundwater

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

Challenge Find a rugged computer capable of handling a large-scale coal mining operation’s very specific needs. Solution Install the Algiz 10X rugged tablet and vehicle cradle in mining machinery cabins. Result A mining tablet ...


Waste & Recycling

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Mick George Limited in the UK, spotted the need for a waste shredder that would be used on greenwaste, tree roots and stumps for composting and volume reduction for their waste facility at Rushton. "We also wanted the option of shredding ...


Water & Wastewater

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities  - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

It was prepared in response to a need to find a robust method of cost analysis for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. The manual and software provide criteria and procedures that ensure the achievement ...


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