Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities` - PhD studentship available.

`Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities` - PhD studentship available.

A PhD studentship with CERC CASE support, 'Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities', is available at the University of Edinburgh, to commence in September 2015. Project background Air pollution is an environmental factor ...


Energy & Renewables

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

The ranking was made based on the ratio between the gross electrical production of the plant during 2014 and the registered capacity of the plant under Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO) scheme. The data on the electrical ...


Environmental Management

CDM Regulations: What you need to know about PAS91

CDM Regulations: What you need to know about PAS91

Although PAS91 has been around for some time now, it’s certainly getting a lot more “airtime” at the moment due to it being referenced in the guidance to the CDM (Construction, Design Management) Regulations 2015. So, ...


Health & Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Non-Contacting Flow Solution for Heap Leach Mining - Case Study

Non-Contacting Flow Solution for Heap Leach Mining - Case Study

How do you measure the flow rate of a highly corrosive solution in a partially full pipe? Minera Escondida, the world's largest single producer of copper, was faced with this challenge in their heap leaching process in the Atacama Desert ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sharpening Your Way to Better Groundwater Models

Sharpening Your Way to Better Groundwater Models

There is a well-known fable about a wood cutter who was hired by a timber merchant to cut down trees. This well sought-after job paid well and had excellent working conditions. The wood cutter wanted to succeed in his new job so the first ...


Waste & Recycling

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and ...


Water & Wastewater

Application of chemical oxygen demand to drinking water

Application of chemical oxygen demand to drinking water

“This study investigated the use of a photoelectrochemical chemical oxygen demand (peCOD) analyzer for the detection of model organic compounds and natural organic matter (NOM) from four drinking water treatment plants in Nova ...


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