Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

The Goldilocks of Combustion Solutions

The Goldilocks of Combustion Solutions

It’s not too big, it’s not too small… It’s just right! We hear it all the time from our customers: “The ABUTEC 200 is too small for our site, but the HTF is too large. Can you create a custom unit?” ...


Energy & Renewables

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

International investment in the South African renewable energy market

A renewable energy market of extraordinary growth In just four years, South Africa has gone from being a coal-dependent economy to a prime destination for renewable energy investment. Largely propelled by the Renewable Energy Independent ...


Environmental Management

ConocoPhillips refinery optimizes forwarding - Case Study

ConocoPhillips refinery optimizes forwarding - Case Study

Wilhelmshavener Raffineriegesellschaft: OpenTAS for All Means of Transport The petroleum industry is laced with continuous change at a global level on account of restructuring and mergers. In order to remain competitive, forwarding ...


Health & Safety

The 3 Types of Action Management

The 3 Types of Action Management

You may have worked with Microsoft Outlook or other software to schedule your daily, weekly, and monthly tasks. When you're out of the office, you might ask a colleague to take care of pending tasks, or work through ...


Monitoring & Testing

Black carbon emissions of individual cars measured under real conditions

Black carbon emissions of individual cars measured under real conditions

Measurements of individual vehicle emissions are usually made in laboratory tests. In this study, researchers followed cars driving in real conditions to measure emissions of air pollutants, including black carbon and nitrogen oxides. The ...


Soil & Groundwater

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Waste & Recycling

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment. On a Wednesday in late February 2010, Hewlett-Packard hosted an unusual ...


Water & Wastewater

Decentralized Water Reuse

Decentralized Water Reuse

Water is an integral part of our society today. This vital resource is used in the operations of many industrial processes, human consumption, and for food production to name just a few. The increasing demands for water for agricultural, ...


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