Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful ...


Energy & Renewables

Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and the pioneers behind it: HOW IS THE PLANE FLYING ONLY ON SOLAR POWER? Described by its ...


Environmental Management

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


Health & Safety

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

Sometimes the best tool for a complex problem can be right in front of us. But does that principle apply in the case of something as complex and urgent as a serious injury or fatality (SIF)? For years, organizations have sought to ...


Monitoring & Testing

White Paper: Influences on Mass Calibration - Minimizing Uncertainties

White Paper: Influences on Mass Calibration - Minimizing Uncertainties

This white paper explains how to make accurate daily weight calibration measurements by minimizing the associated uncertainty. The extent to which a number of physical influences can affect the weighing performance - and therefore the ...


Soil & Groundwater

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

Challenge Find a rugged computer capable of handling a large-scale coal mining operation’s very specific needs. Solution Install the Algiz 10X rugged tablet and vehicle cradle in mining machinery cabins. Result A mining tablet ...


Waste & Recycling

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Fulfilling the requirement of shredding multiple waste types: Mick George Ltd found a solution from TANA Shark - Case Study

Mick George Limited in the UK, spotted the need for a waste shredder that would be used on greenwaste, tree roots and stumps for composting and volume reduction for their waste facility at Rushton. "We also wanted the option of shredding ...


Water & Wastewater

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Clean water is a vital, valuable resource for Canada. We drink it. We grow food with it. We generate power using it. We use it as an input to industry, from manufacturing to oil and gas production. We swim, splash, and paddle our canoes in ...


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