Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

150 years AERZEN, part 2 1931–1984 - AERZEN breaks records

150 years AERZEN, part 2 1931–1984 - AERZEN breaks records

The production of screw compressors, which have since become one of the most important products made by AERZEN, began during the Second World War. At that time, the Reich Ministry for Armaments and War Production instructed Managing ...


Energy & Renewables

The challenge of local content examined: a Spanish solution in South Africa

The challenge of local content examined: a Spanish solution in South Africa

Spanish engineering, procurement and construction companies’ long track record in the concentrated solar power (CSP) sector provides them with a distinctive advantage to develop large-scale projects around the world. In addition, it ...


Environmental Management

The city blueprint: experiences with the implementation of 24 indicators to assess the sustainability of the urban water cycle

The city blueprint: experiences with the implementation of 24 indicators to assess the sustainability of the urban water cycle

A set of indicators, i.e. the city blueprint, has been developed to assess the sustainability of the water cycle (SWC). The city blueprint comprises a set of 24 dedicated indicators divided over eight categories, i.e. water security, water ...


Health & Safety

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Why it pays to avoid quick fix solutions when it comes to noise monitoring Whether you run or own a construction site, a metal cutting workshop or an open cast mine, as an employer of a noisy working environment, you must ensure that the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

When it comes to oxygen deficiency monitors, PureAire makes the longest lasting units on the market. They believe your safety should not be taken lightly, and have created a reliable and affordable monitor that will outlast all of their ...


Soil & Groundwater

Road over sensitive groundwater areas case study

Road over sensitive groundwater areas case study

When constructing or extending new roads, the responsible designers and contractors are increasingly faced with the task of preventing soil contamination. Therefore, measures for the protection of the groundwater are necessary in more and ...


Waste & Recycling

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry? When we look closely at systems in nature — coral reefs or rainforests, for instance — we see something we don’t often see in human ...


Water & Wastewater

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Abstract The CFIC (Continuous Flow Intermittent Cleaning) biofilm reactor has been developed. It contains highly packed biofilm carriers to a degree that little movement of the carriers occurs in the reactor during normal operation. The ...


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