Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Charging companies for CO2 emissions can be a great way of encouraging them to become cleaner, but also risks pushing them to move production to somewhere with lower environmental standards. The European Commission aims to prevent the ...


Energy & Renewables

Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

This is the question many CSP industry players have been asking and it seems it could have a positive answer. According to José Alfonso Nebrera, Chief Executive Officer at ACS Cobra and Elisa Prieto, Strategy Director at Abengoa, ...


Environmental Management

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Every authoritative guideline on risk management advocates the quantitative (that is, probabilistic) evaluation of risk using Monte Carlo simulation – from ISO1, COSO2, NASA3, RAND Corporation4, AACE International5 and APM6, to ...


Health & Safety

Wearplate Application in the Precast Industry - Case Study

Wearplate Application in the Precast Industry - Case Study

A leading manufacturer of concrete masonry and landscaping products trusted Eutectic Canada to produce a new set of wear-resistant concrete mixing paddles to replace their worn OEM parts. The original parts were made of cast iron and wore ...


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

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Doubling the SRF production capacity with TANA Shark

Doubling the SRF production capacity with TANA Shark

A company in France operating in landfill, waste management and fuel production businesses produces SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel) from unsorted industrial waste for their own mill. The key for improving productivity of all these three ...


Water & Wastewater

Why Closing a Power Plant Could Be Part of Austin`s Water Solution

Why Closing a Power Plant Could Be Part of Austin`s Water Solution

The funny thing about Walter E. Long Lake is that most people don't know it exists. The lake, tucked into a rural-feeling part of Northeast Austin is big, by Austin standards. It can hold more water than Austin's two central city lakes -- ...


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