Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ReCyclone EH System to clean particulate matter from Syngas for a Solid Waste Management plant in Turkey - Case Study

ReCyclone EH System to clean particulate matter from Syngas for a Solid Waste Management plant in Turkey - Case Study

Advanced Cyclone Systems S. A. (ACS) designed a ReCyclone system for a Solid Waste Management plant to clean particulate matter from syngas. The syngas is produced in a Gasification Process and is subsequently transformed into electrical ...


Energy & Renewables

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

In 2013, world geothermal electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries. Although some other renewable energy technologies are seeing much faster growth—wind power has expanded 21 percent ...


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

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) refer to a group of easily vapourised organic compounds. Under atmospheric pressure, these compounds boil below 250C. Studies have shown that prolonged exposure to the VOCs could increase the risk of ...


Soil & Groundwater

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

A customer in TX was recently in some hot water with the local municipal water department. Due to excessive rains near the coast of Texas, the water levels have been higher than usual. The company fills storage tanks with diesel at its ...


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

Characterising microbial quality of household greywater

Characterising microbial quality of household greywater

In supplementing and substituting existing drinking water supplies with alternative water sources such as greywater, it is important that potential health impacts are considered and that water is safe for its designated purpose. It is ...


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