Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Fly Ash Treatment – Plasma Torches versus Graphite Electrodes

Fly Ash Treatment – Plasma Torches versus Graphite Electrodes

Background Plasma generating devices have to be designed to tolerate incredibly harsh conditions during operation and in particular very high heat loads and temperatures around the arc. However, when used in the vitrification of highly ...


Energy & Renewables

Streamwire introduces caretaker solution with great results - Case Study

Streamwire introduces caretaker solution with great results - Case Study

Streamwires client is one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, delivering integrated consulting, project delivery, and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors. ...


Environmental Management

Sustainable Performance Isn’t About Preventing All Accidents; It’s About Managing the Ability to Adapt and Learn

Sustainable Performance Isn’t About Preventing All Accidents; It’s About Managing the Ability to Adapt and Learn

With an increasing awareness of the importance of safety, we are seeing a growing trend of zero accident goals. Inherently, this is a laudable moral goal and if we truly value people in organizations, then our intentions should indeed ...


Health & Safety

How to treat radioactive NORM sludge with VacuDry

How to treat radioactive NORM sludge with VacuDry

NORM doesn’t sound like a big thing. But Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material might let the alarm bells ring. Everyone has heard of “radioactive material” and that sounds dangerous. However, most of this material is ...


Monitoring & Testing

Use of Oxygen Monitors for Nitrogen, Argon, or Cryogenics and Where They Are installed

Use of Oxygen Monitors for Nitrogen, Argon, or Cryogenics and Where They Are installed

An oxygen deficiency monitor or O2 monitor is found in many settings where colorless, odorless gases -- including nitrogen, argon, CO2, and cryogenic gases -- are used. Always monitoring, the oxygen detector can tell when gas ...


Soil & Groundwater

Water markets can support an improved water future

Water markets can support an improved water future

Fresh water touches every part of daily life – from drinking water and sanitation, to agriculture and energy production. Unfortunately, for nearly half of the world’s population, water scarcity is a growing issue with ...


Waste & Recycling

Ideally, data should end up in the shredder - Case Study

Ideally, data should end up in the shredder - Case Study

When new computers are needed, companies often need to delete sensitive data reliably from many thousands of old computers - a time-consuming job. Thanks to the HDS 230 hard drive shredder from HSM, Uriel Papierrohstoffe GmbH in Diez ...


Water & Wastewater

Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

JWC Monsters never back down in the fight against tough wipes clogs! Problem: Clogged pumps and reweaving of materials Solution: Wipes Ready Channel Monster Dealing with tough debris and clogged pumps and pipes are significant and ...


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