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Landfill Compaction Test

by Tana Oy  (May 7, 2015)

TANA E520 VS. BOMAG 1172-RB This compaction study has been conducted in Belvedere Landfill, Legoli, Italy. Compaction test was conducted between TANA E520 (52 ton) machine vs. Bomag 1175-BC (55 ton) machine. Test was done by Independent Surveyor Sauro Salvadori from STUDIO TECHNICO NESTI e SALVADORI ( and Belvedere Landfill ...

Using Geosynthetics in Slope Stability

by Agru America, Inc.  (May 12, 2015)

The majority of slope failures within the geosynthetics industry can often be avoided with proper engineering and material selection. However, the factors that affect slope stability can be difficult to discern and measure. Soil thickness, seepage forces, seismic forces, gas uplift, geomembrane texturing, engineering and provision of reinforcing ...

What Effect Does E-Waste Have On Groundwater?

by Electronic Recyclers International, Inc (ERI)  (May 4, 2015)

Groundwater is one of the most precious resources on Earth. Its yields supply water to nearly every community in the country, and without it, most of us would be driven to drastic measures to accommodate drought conditions. In fact, that very situation is happening in communities across the nation. As groundwater is increasingly negatively ...

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

by Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps - part of the Verder Group  (Apr. 28, 2015)

At the end of its’ life, a car yields on average, 140 kilos of shredder waste: 26 kg of metals, 69 kg of plastics, 11 kg of minerals and 24 kg of fibres. In Tiel, Netherlands, a Post Shredder Treatment plant (PST) was built in 2011, for the recycling of cars. The PST plant is one of the two plants in Europe that are able to recycle to ...

Remediation of MSW landfill leachate by permeable reactive barrier with vegetation

by IWA Publishing  (May 7, 2015)

This research was conducted to investigate in situ treatment of leachate by pilot-scale permeable reactive barrier (PRB) with vegetation. Two different types of PRB media, with and without the presence of ferric chloride sludge, for the removal of pollutants were examined. The composite media of PRB comprised a clay and sand mixture of ...

Mining landfills and using the methane & garbage for Energy

by RCBC Global Inc  (Feb. 2, 2015)

The revolutionary process of turning all waste into energy using RCBC Global Inc. technology will change the way we handle waste for the rest of time. RCBC has the power to mine existing landfills and use the garbage and methane for energy. We have a unique, tried and true system. It has had 30 months worth of tesing on 61 different fuels. These ...

Results from Australia: Forest Road landfill life extended +50% with TANA E520 compactor

by Tana Oy  (Mar. 7, 2015)

Optimizing landfill life by choosing the most efficient landfill compactor is giving Forest Road landfill more operation years. "Waste density in completed cells will now be increased from approximately 800 kg/cubic meter to 1200-1400 kg/cubic meter under standard operating conditions", says Jon Beckett, Waste Services Manager. ...

Ocean bacteria: performance on CODCr and NH4+-N removal in landfill leachate treatment

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 27, 2015)

An experiment was carried out to investigate the performance of mixed ocean bacteria, isolated from the ocean sediment, on landfill leachate treatment. In this treatment, ocean bacteria were the only constituent added to remove organics and NH4+-N. Given their considerable influence on wastewater purification, factors such as inoculum, ...

Maynard landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Since 2012, Martifer has retained the services of Patriot Solar Group on more than 5 MW of ground mount projects throughout the state of Massachusetts. For their high quality product, ease of collaboration, and their professional capabilities, Martifer Solar USA highly recommends Patriot Solar Group as a leading racking partner. Project Overview ...

Brookfield landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview ...

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