Air & Climate News

  • EPA Action Plan Takes Leads on Water Reuse

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the initial development of a Water Reuse Action Plan that will guide the agency’s work in encouraging reuse in the water sector. The purpose of the plan is to create an integrated management approach for U.S. water resources at the state, watershed, and local levels. ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Successful presentation of Tecam Group environmental technology at IE Expo Shanghai 2019

    Tecam Group finished today its successful participation at IE Expo Shanghai 2019 exhibition, where visitors could learn more about our environmental turn-key projects for Exhaust Air Treatment and for Industrial Waste ...


    By Tecam Group

  • The Role of Carbon Dioxide Detection in the Prevention of Sick Building Syndrome

    Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a medical condition where people, who work or live in the same building, suffer a variety of symptoms of illness and feel unwell, for seemingly no apparent reason. Common symptoms include eye irritation, headaches and shortness of breath. Typically, all of these symptoms are alleviated as soon as the sufferer leaves the building or room in question.1 ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Democrats challenging Trump seek pivot on energy

    Some of the top Democratic candidates seeking to unseat President Donald Trump next year are promising to curtail fossil fuel development as part of an effort to address climate change and reduce pollution. US senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) said today that, if elected, she would sign an executive order placing a "total moratorium" on new leases for fossil fuel development on public ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Sierra helps biotech firm build their competitive edge

    Challenged by their outdated gas mixing systems, budgetary constraints and a turbulent economy, a leading US biotech firm, who depends on precision gas mixing and blending to maintain synthetic air environments for research, sought out Sierra to help streamline and improve their processes and cut costs. Sierra engineers identified current system weak points and recommended the new ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Research Focuses Attention on Mold and Health Issues Associated with Exposure in Buildings on Caribbean Island

    Earlier this year, The Gleaner published an article about a study conducted by a lecturer from the Northern Caribbean University. Dian Camoy Griffiths’ study, Environmental Investigation of Sick Buildings, Remedial Action and Health Impacts on Residents in Manchester, Jamaica, examined living and working conditions in at least 70 homes and businesses over a six month period.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AMETEK Land Enhances SPOT Infrared Pyrometer Software

    AMETEK Land reveals its enhanced SPOT infrared pyrometer software packages, SPOTViewer and SPOTPro, which are designed to give users an even better understanding of the performance of their processes and help realise industry 4.0 connectivity. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New PCB Regulations Coming Soon for Demolition Companies Operating in the San Francisco Bay Area

    New demolition regulations are coming soon for businesses involved with demolition activities in seven counties surrounding San Francisco Bay. Effective July 1st, 2019, companies involved with the demolition of buildings constructed between 1950 and 1980 will face new regulations concerning polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as part of the demolition permit application process.   These new ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Components of Sewer Gas and how it can Affect Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Video

    Today the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses what makes up sewer gas and how it can impact the indoor environment.   “Sewer gas is a mixture of nontoxic and toxic gases and aside from its unpleasant odor, can have an effect on building occupants in a number of ways if they are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Inciner8 recognised in triple business award nomination

    Southport-based waste management specialist, Inciner8, is celebrating a triple nomination after being shortlisted for an Echo Regional Business Award, and receiving a double nomination at Insider Media’s Made in the North West Awards.The manufacturer of ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Fluence and Aquatec Maxcon sign distribution agreement for Australia

    Fluence Corporation Limited  (ASX:  FLC)  is  pleased  to  announce  that  it  has  executed  an  exclusive distribution  agreement  with  Aquatec  Maxcon  (AQM)  to  promote  and  sell  Smart  Packaged  Aspiral™  MABR‐based solutions in Australia. Partnering with ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Moving Grate Waste to Energy Solutions

    New for 2019 - a range of small scale waste to energy solutions aimed specifically at the waste management industry. Suitable for RDF and MSF waste streams. We identified the need to provide an all-inclusive W2E system allowing serious waste management from storage and feed through to final conversion of the heat and gases into energy. From the technological and commercial standpoint this ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Measurement of gas concentration in water

    Nowadays, companies want to have an accurate control of their process in terms of efficiency and safety. As key pa­rameter for process safety, corrosion problematic is becoming crucial for some applications such as cooler systems. In this sense, high level of oxygen in cooling water is increasing cor­rosion rate. Therefore, to decrease oxygen content in such water, an addi­tion of ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Steel demand from India’s auto sector expected to rise

    Steel demand from India's automotive sector is expected to rise by 5-6pc in the April 2019-March 2020 financial year because of lower interest rates and a planned implementation of new emissions standards by 1 April 2020, which may spur more vehicle purchases, according to India-focused ratings agency Icra. India's automobile output registered a growth of 6.26pc in the 2018-19 fiscal year, ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • European Commission okays Liberty/ArcelorMittal deal

    The European Commission has finally given the green light to Liberty House's acquisition of the seven facilities ArcelorMittal was required to sell to facilitate its Ilva purchase. After the commission expressed "serious" concerns over the deal, including the amount of finance coming from ArcelorMittal, it has been amended. Liberty will now provide a higher amount of equity and lower debt. ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Residents of Puerto Rico Breathe Easier with Access to Sewer Gas and Mystery Odor Consulting Services

    Most people have at one time or another stepped into a home or building and were overwhelmed by an obnoxious odor, often smelling like rotten eggs. Quite often the unpleasant odor is the result of sewer gas, a common cause of indoor air quality (IAQ) and mystery odor complaints.   A complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases combine to make up sewer gas and it can be present indoors at ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EU HRC: Export offers still circulating

    The northwest European hot-rolled coil market was winding down ahead of the Easter holiday today, but there was continued talk of hyper-competitive export offers from major suppliers. Mills have been keen to export to try to firm up the supply-demand balance ahead of third-quarter contractual talks. Mills have been offering into north Africa at around $540-550/t cfr for S235, or ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Clarke Valve Secures EU Patent Protection for Innovative Shutter Valve

    The Shutter Valve represents the first major departure in control valve design of the past 50-plus years, employing a valve mechanism unlike anything found in commonly adopted models, such as globe valves and other valve types. The European Patent Office (EPO) granted patent number EP2988044 – “SHUTTER VALVE WITH PIVOT ARMS” in recognition of this differentiation in design ...


    By Siemens AG

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