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Air & Climate

Top 3 Uses of Activated Carbon

Top 3 Uses of Activated Carbon

Activated carbon is an effective purifier. It is used to remove organic pollutants from different gaseous, liquid and solid substances. By removing the undesirable organic compounds, activated carbon can successfully remove the odour and ...


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

What is a Flood Risk Assessment?

What is a Flood Risk Assessment?

Flood Risk Assessments (FRA) are becoming a very important part of the planning permission process. It interlocks with other areas of the planning process, and could cause weeks or months of delays if not done from the beginning. But what ...


Health & Safety

Heavy Lifting with Cranes

Heavy Lifting with Cranes

Extend extra care not carelessness For any kind of lifting due care and consideration of risks should never be disregarded; as loads increase so to do the risks and level of care required to manage safely with crane operation being one of ...


Monitoring & Testing

Your new favourite analysis method: spectroscopy highlights

Your new favourite analysis method: spectroscopy highlights

By 2020 the process spectroscopy sector is anticipated to be worth billions by 2020. What does this mean for Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)? The versatile technique is taking over due to how quick, easy and accurate ...


Soil & Groundwater

ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year. ICMM ...


Waste & Recycling

Enhanced waste-management practices reduce carbon emissions and support lower landfill taxes

Enhanced waste-management practices reduce carbon emissions and support lower landfill taxes

Landfill taxes and ‘enhanced waste management’ practices have been introduced to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill and to convert waste into useful products. This study investigated the interplay of these two ...


Water & Wastewater

Reducing Operating Costs using Efficient Advanced Oxidation Process Design & Optimisation

Reducing Operating Costs using Efficient Advanced Oxidation Process Design & Optimisation

For many commercial and industrial operations, looking at ways to reduce water and wastewater monthly bill costs and ensure compliance with both current and future regulations, water reclaim is essential. A major water treatment challenge ...


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