Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ReCyclone EH System to clean particulate matter from Syngas for a Solid Waste Management plant in Turkey - Case Study

ReCyclone EH System to clean particulate matter from Syngas for a Solid Waste Management plant in Turkey - Case Study

Advanced Cyclone Systems S. A. (ACS) designed a ReCyclone system for a Solid Waste Management plant to clean particulate matter from syngas. The syngas is produced in a Gasification Process and is subsequently transformed into electrical ...


Energy & Renewables

Bringing stability to the Grid: AES Energy storage angamos Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) - Case Study

Bringing stability to the Grid: AES Energy storage angamos Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) - Case Study

Opportunity In 2011, AES Gener, in cooperation with its subsidiary Empresa Electrica Angamos, completed construction on a 544MW thermal power plant in the town of Mejillones in Northern Chile. The plant provides electricity to this ...


Environmental Management

Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia - Case Study

Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia - Case Study

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from events becoming as dramatic as in 2010 when dense smoke haze covered the city of ...


Health & Safety

Think health as well as safety

Think health as well as safety

Lee Calver of Workplace Law writes about how the HSE is making sure that the construction industry ‘thinks health’ as well as safety’. Not many weeks pass without the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) releasing new ...


Monitoring & Testing

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) refer to a group of easily vapourised organic compounds. Under atmospheric pressure, these compounds boil below 250C. Studies have shown that prolonged exposure to the VOCs could increase the risk of ...


Soil & Groundwater

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

Merging technologies will change over Hexavalent Chromium in soil to Trivalent Chromium, effectively stopping Hexavalent Chromium from becoming dangerously airborne or becoming even more deadly by migrating into the water table. There are ...


Waste & Recycling

It’s a ‘no’ to Pay-as-you-throw

It’s a ‘no’ to Pay-as-you-throw

Axion Director Keith Freegard, recently spoke to Local Authority Waste and Recycling arguing against a Pay-as you-Throw scheme suggesting an element of ‘punishment’ could be counter-productive in increasing recycling rates. In ...


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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