Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Resource use and pollutant emissions due to ship recycling in India

Resource use and pollutant emissions due to ship recycling in India

The Alang shipbreaking yards in India recycle almost half of all end-oflife ships worldwide. The major activity at the yards is plate-cutting, used to recover steel from ships. This process consumes nearly 29 kg of oxygen and 7 kg of ...


Energy & Renewables

The Major Components of Heat Exchangers

The Major Components of Heat Exchangers

Heat exchangers are not only one of the most common pieces of equipment found on industrial sites, they are also one of the most important. Despite the name, heat exchangers are used for both heating and cooling and are actually used more ...


Environmental Management

Walmart uses UL The Wercs to analyze products and drive sustainability - Case Study

Walmart uses UL The Wercs to analyze products and drive sustainability - Case Study

Founded in 1962, Walmart has become one of the largest providers of general merchandise and groceries in the world. With fiscal sales over $400 billion annually, Walmart employs over 2 million employees in 28 countries. One ...


Health & Safety

User Adoption of EHS Software: Best Practices from the Mining Industry

User Adoption of EHS Software: Best Practices from the Mining Industry

On Friday, June 17, Intelex had the pleasure of hosting senior leaders, program managers and consulting partners at its first ever Mining Thought Leadership session. Attendees came to our downtown Toronto offices from as far away as Utah ...


Monitoring & Testing

Leader in sample preparation systems benefits from Axetris MFCs’ high dynamic range - Case Study

Leader in sample preparation systems benefits from Axetris MFCs’ high dynamic range - Case Study

Split ratio flexibility of GC injector increased 30-fold A leading manufacturer of analytical sample preparation systems in gas chromatography (GC) switched to Axetris MFCs - and in doing so, simplified their product range, while offering ...


Soil & Groundwater

Using the HydraProbe Soil Sensor for Determination of Flood Risk in the New York State Mesonet

Using the HydraProbe Soil Sensor for Determination of Flood Risk in the New York State Mesonet

New York's Mesonet uses the HydraProbe and other meteorological sensors to help forecast flood hazards and climate. In January 2014, the Department of Homeland Security established the New York State Early Warning Weather Detection ...


Waste & Recycling

Why waste management should be on every boardroom agenda

Why waste management should be on every boardroom agenda

Waste management isn’t a topic that features high on the average boardroom agenda. But according to the UK’s leading independent provider of waste management solutions, GPT Waste, it should be somewhere on the agenda. In this ...


Water & Wastewater

Algae Problems

Algae Problems

Almost everywhere where water is being stored, algae problems may occur. When water is stagnant, has a high temperature or a high concentration of Nitrates and Phosphates, an algae bloom might occur, which can cause several problems. ...


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