Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hurricane Cyclones To Reduce Emissions Of Dryer Cyclones In Glowood Pellet Plant (71,839 m3/h at 87ºC)

Hurricane Cyclones To Reduce Emissions Of Dryer Cyclones In Glowood Pellet Plant (71,839 m3/h at 87ºC)

Foreword ACS designed and supplied a Hurricane Cyclone System to reduce PM emissions of existing dryer cyclones at Glowood Pellet Plant. The plant occupies a total area of 3.8 hectares and a total investment amounting to 10 M€. ...


Energy & Renewables

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

Energy is among the top strategic issues shaping the global agenda in 2015. The uncertainty and impact of energy and commodity price volatility has now established itself as the number-one issue for energy leaders worldwide. Emerging risks ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom ...


Health & Safety

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Got deteriorating asbestos cement water mains?

Asbestos has come to be one of the most feared words and materials in the world. Yet, in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, more than 600,000 miles of asbestos cement– also called transite – used for its light weight, corrosion ...


Monitoring & Testing

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

When I met with Lab Manager and Senior Chemist at DHL Analytical, Karyn Lane, several months ago at the laboratory in Round Rock Texas, I noticed immediately that she had the cleanest and most paper-free work environment I had ever seen. ...


Soil & Groundwater

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

There is no such thing as unleaded when talking about soils in urban areas. If a car had ever been driven near or paint had been applied to a home built on the soil prior to 1975, that soil will have measurable concentrations of lead. It ...


Waste & Recycling

Shredding tyres reduces transportation costs by 75%

Shredding tyres reduces transportation costs by 75%

Recycling tyres is one of the fastest-growing business opportunities around the world. The EU, along with other countries around the world and many states in the US have banned tyres from landfills. This means that more and more tyres are ...


Water & Wastewater

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics! In Western Kansas, those properties that experience biologically-failed septic systems rarely have options other than to replace the entire system - an expensive endeavor for low-income housing. ...


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