Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Aggregated data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union. Background and policy The greenhouse gases (GHGs) covered by the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol include three ...


Energy & Renewables

A Cleaner Energy Future

A Cleaner Energy Future

As renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the world’s energy portfolio, the standards of ASTM International Committee E44 are helping to pave the way for innovation in clean energy sources. A growing population and ...


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

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

This paper takes a look at the many factors known to have a direct or indirect impact on the quality of oil and the diverse range of different measurement devices have been developed for this purpose, such as relative humidity and ...


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

Cost savings for Healthcare Estates delivered through improved waste management

Cost savings for Healthcare Estates delivered through improved waste management

We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest White Paper for the Healthcare Sector. The whitepaper “Cost savings for healthcare estates delivered through improved waste management“ seeks to educate FM and Estates ...


Water & Wastewater

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change the way we pay for the world’s most undervalued resource? This summer, a 90-year-old water pipe burst under Sunset Boulevard in Los ...


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