Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Practical Implementation of EN-14181in Particulate Monitoring - Case Study

Practical Implementation of EN-14181in Particulate Monitoring - Case Study

Introduction This case study summarises the results of implementing particulate monitoring according to EN-14181 in a municipal incinerator operated by SUA in Teesside, UK, with a ProScatter M type particulate instrument (Model PCME QAL ...


Energy & Renewables

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

The Independent Power Producers Association of BC (Clean Energy BC) has released a report it commissioned from an independent British strategic advisory professional services firm that suggests smaller clean-energy plants might be a viable ...


Environmental Management

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

The Objective This report summarizes responses from insurance companies to a survey on climate change risks developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In 2013, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, ...


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

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


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

Question of the Month: What are the effects of dry ice blasting on the environment?

Question of the Month: What are the effects of dry ice blasting on the environment?

Carbon Dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas emitted from human activity. As such it has been considered one of the biggest causes of global warming. Because of this there is a common misconception that utilizing CO2 in its solid form (dry ...


Water & Wastewater

How the direct boiler feed solution saves money

How the direct boiler feed solution saves money

Grundfos engineers have developed a unique boiler feed system that does not require a feed valve and thus yields huge savings on installation and operation for customers. The benefits and drawbacks of feed-valve controlled systems In ...


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