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To Preserve Precious Water Mines should be using GRP Pipes

by Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) Pty Ltd  (Mar. 30, 2015)

Conserving South Africa’s water is a top priority as a Water Affairs study shows that South Africans will be using more water by 2025 than is currently available. By 2030, it will be using 17% more, according to the 2030 Water Resources Group. To guarantee mine wastewater never contaminates South Africa’s water systems, mine operators ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

Passionate advocate for water reuse wins 2015 Stockholm Industry Water Award

by Stockholm International Water Institute  (Jun. 9, 2015)

CH2M, a Colorado-based global service and engineering company, has been named the winner of the 2015 Stockholm Industry Water Award, for developing and advancing methods to clean water, and increasing public acceptance of recycled water. “CH2M has long recognized that our global community cannot afford to use water once and dispose of ...

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by Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH  (Mar. 27, 2015)

The versatile shredder with its hydraulic swiveling mounting frame is even easier to maintain and clean. By sliding windows on the funnel and the machine frame a more accurate monitoring of the filling levels is possible. Moreover, the additional retainers allow for easier transport. Due to its easy handling and its small required space, the ...

Electronics Recycling Asia, November 10 – 13, 2015, Singapore

by International Congress & Marketing (ICM AG)  (May 4, 2015)

The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. The 2015 edition of Electronics Recycling Asia, the premier electronics recycling conference in the Asia-Pacific region, ...

Award Winners for Environmental Excellence and Community Engagement Announced

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 12, 2015)

For their innovative projects that raise the bar for corporate responsibility in the Canadian mining sector, Vale, Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine Inc. were recognized with the 2015 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards yesterday at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Awards Gala in Montreal. ...

EPA, Justice Department and State of California require Lehigh Cement to cut toxic discharges to San Francisco Bay

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 29, 2015)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice and the State of California announced a settlement requiring the Lehigh cement plant near Cupertino to reduce toxic discharges of selenium and other metals to Permanente Creek, a tributary of San Francisco Bay. The facility, owned by Hanson Permanente Cement Inc. and ...

Government Backs Tetronics to help unlock Billion Pound Electronic Waste Industry

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Mar. 3, 2015)

A consortium of UK firms, led by Tetronics International, has today launched a ground‐breaking project to help unlock the value found in discarded electronic products, such as phones, TVs and even toasters. In relation to a £1m project, Tetronics, the leading environmental technology firm and its partners, Metech Recycling and Vale ...

Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for ...

Precious metal recovery from WEEE

by Science for Environment Policy - European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service  (Mar. 2, 2010)

Precious metals, such as gold and silver, constitute a small but valuable part of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). New research suggests that significant amounts of these precious metals are lost in the initial stage of the waste recovery process and makes recommendations for improvements in the recycling chain. For 2005, it was ...

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