Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Aggregated data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union. Background and policy The greenhouse gases (GHGs) covered by the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol include three ...


Energy & Renewables

Winning the Future: Grand Ronde Solar Projects Reduce Pollution, Cut Costs

Winning the Future: Grand Ronde Solar Projects Reduce Pollution, Cut Costs

Challenge: Situated on nearly 12,000 acres in the heart of Western Oregon’s scenic coastal range, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon has a strong connection to the earth and nature and a ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Humanity is living beyond the planet’s ability to support us. We have to decouple economic growth from our use of resources and the first step to doing that is to know and monitor the impact of our activities. Thanks to the efforts ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

This paper takes a look at the many factors known to have a direct or indirect impact on the quality of oil and the diverse range of different measurement devices have been developed for this purpose, such as relative humidity and ...


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

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of ...


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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