Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

Working with metal and wood results in the release of harmful dust particles into the atmosphere, which is dangerous to the workers’ health. Continuous exposure to these particles means your employees will be breathing in the dust, ...


Energy & Renewables

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved. The World Nuclear Association (WNA) official ...


Environmental Management

Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia - Case Study

Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia - Case Study

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from events becoming as dramatic as in 2010 when dense smoke haze covered the city of ...


Health & Safety

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

31st July 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Also referred to as HSWA or the HSW Act, the Health and Safety at Work Act is the primary legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United ...


Monitoring & Testing

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Post-Fukushima upgrades at Krško in Slovenia (www.nek.si) are being implemented in accordance with the requirements of the national regulator and the plant owners. The first phase, including a passive containment vent filtering ...


Soil & Groundwater

Road Over Sensitive Groundwater Areas - Case Study

Road Over Sensitive Groundwater Areas - Case Study

When constructing or extending new roads, the responsible designers and contractors are increasingly faced with the task of preventing soil contamination. Therefore, measures for the protection of the groundwater are necessary in more and ...


Waste & Recycling

PE-Recycling at its very best

PE-Recycling at its very best

The Pipelife Group is a leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems in Europe. The company's flagship products are created at its Stathelle facility in Norway, where PE pipeline pipes hundreds of meters long and up to 2.50 meters in ...


Water & Wastewater

Glass Recycling Factory - Case Study

Glass Recycling Factory - Case Study

Adjusting the specification according to the dewatering target. This factory recycles glass and processes them into small pieces which can be used for making glass bottles. Nevertheless, the pieces of glass need to be washed before having ...


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