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  • Pumps for the Booming FPSO Sector

    In the last few years, several new offshore oil fields have been discovered. The current findings from Petrobras and other companies in the pre-salt province, located in the Brazilian continental shelf, suggest reserves of over 50 billion barrels of oil. Extracting the pre-salt oil is challenging and done increasingly with floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs). Sulzer offers a ...


    By Sulzer Management Ltd

  • Gulf Oil Spill Sparks Boom At Cooley

    Article covers Cooley fabric being manufactured furing Gulf oil spill. In a typical year, the Cooley Group would churn out between 30,000 and 40,000 linear yards of a membrane the company calls Coolthane, a highly durable material designed to contain hazardous spills. But this is not a typical year. For the last two months, the Pawtucket manufacturer’s factory on Esten Avenue has cranked ...


    By Cooley Group

  • Crushing and screening bubble is not about to burst

    World demand for crushing and screening equipment has surged in the last two years. But this is no short-term phenomenon, believes Metso Minerals’ Luís Santos, who foresees a sustained period of high demand for this type of kit. He also highlights customers’ increasing focus on operating costs when choosing new equipment, the move among manufacturers to become solutions providers over the whole ...


    By Recycling International

  • Workforce Futures: How Las Vegas Is Dealing with Its Changing Workforce

    The American workforce of today is changing more rapidly than ever before. This year marks the first year the baby boom generation is expected to start retiring. Immigration is occurring as a faster pace than ever before and more women are entering the workplace. In addition, the workload in the utility industry is changing to meet ever-increasing regulatory requirements, customer demands for ...

  • Open water spill at Kemess Mine in Canada

    We received a request for SpillRemed (Industrial) from Kemess Mine located in the rocky mountains in Canada. The mine was so inaccessible that it took almost 10 days for the shipment to reach the customer. The company had a diesel spill in the containment berm and as per the standard protocol absorbent booms were placed to recover the spill, but unfortunately the boom absorbed water and sank at ...


    By Sarva Bio Remed, LLC

  • Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

    The Situation: With a natural grandeur and isolation coupled with teeming seas and streams, British Columbia has long been considered Canada's premier destination (or fishing. The isolated Pacific Coastal Mountain Range protects this secluded valley bottom and provides a location for a booming fishing lodge industry. Besides the fishing lodges that have cropped up in recent years, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Geotube Containment and Dewatering technology was used to dispose of slurry waste from North River Mine - Case Study

    At the North River Mine in Berry, AL, two waste streams are created from the processing plant, coarse rock and fine rock particles. Coming from the processing plant, the fine rock particles are suspended in water forming a slurry. This slurry is normally disposed of via surface impoundments or injected into abandoned underground mine workings. The volume of this waste stream is very significant ...

  • Skimall Oil Skimming Systems

    For over 12 years, SkimTech’s Skimall Tube Type Oil Skimmers have solved industrial oils, grease and fats problems. Used by companies throughout the world, SkimTech’s hard-working oil skimmers can be found in applications from large indoor and outdoor oil/water separators to small settling tanks. Our customers have found the reliable operation and ease of maintenance make them the ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • ENEL launches a new LWT automated PLC controlled dredge in Guatemala

    Enel Latin America asked Liquid Waste Technology, LLC to design a LWT Pit Hog dredge equipped to excavate the main pond’s sediment from the Santa Maria River automatically. Enel Latin America needed a solution for removal of sediment accumulating in the power generation water supply at its Greenfield El Canada Power Plant in western Guatemala at Zunil. Enel Latin America asked Liquid Waste ...

  • Case study - Ocean effluent discharge

    British Columbia’s fly-in recreational fishing lodge industry was threatened by federal regulators to be closed or fined up to $200,000 unless the sewage wastewater was treated. NOMADIC kept them open and operating. Three types of fly-in recreational fishing lodges are located on the west coast of British Columbia operate 6 – 8 weeks per year, employ approximately 500 persons for the ...


    By Nomadic

  • Squinting toward retirement: A boon for the lighting industry

    Americans report in surveys that they are likely to retire later than expected as a result of this economic downturn that doesn’t seem to want to quit.  While that’s bad news for golf courses and Florida real estate, it helps one industry: energy efficient lighting. We are squinting, rather than sprinting toward retirement these days. As part of the post-50 crowd, I very much ...

  • Discarded files: an ID nightmare

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Investigators probing the affairs of Jonathan Boxman, a former title-insurance agent who was arrested in July on charges he allegedly stole money from clients during the high-flying days of the real-estate boom, might want to look behind his onetime office building in a remote section of Charleston. That's where hundreds of Boxman's clients' files sit stuffed in open, dirty ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • Recycler solves waste oil problem, attains EPA compliance

    Environmental compliance is a major concern and challenge for the recycling industry. There are few recycling industries that face a stiffer challenge than auto recyclers. Vehicles that once were abandoned have become a valuable commodity. Junkers are now being crushed, shredded and recycled to make new steel. While autos contain a lot of valuable and reusable metal, they also contain substances ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Case study - Halifax Water

    A section of the 30" diameter LCP Halifax-Bedford connector pipeline was identified by the client as being high-risk as it operated at a relatively high pressure (over 170psi), supplied a rapidly growing community and ran past residential areas along side of a highway. It would have been difficult to remove the line from service so Halifax Water selected PipeDiver to carry out a condition ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Is green energy our new plastics industry?

    If The Graduate were written today, Mr. McGuire’s career tip to Benjamin probably would have been “green,” rather than “plastics.” But it’s likely Benjamin would have responded in the same quizzical way: “Just how do you mean that, sir?” It was difficult to envision the vast number of new products, businesses and careers that would emerge from the plastics industry following World War II. The ...

  • Peak Oil: The nightmare scenario of the oil drying up, could be close

    The ultimate conclusion of the peak oil theory is rather disastrous, in that it suggests that the single most important energy resource is soon going to be unusable. Through either the complete depletion of the reserves of this finite resource or the economic impossibility of extracting the most difficult to reach remaining reserves, human society will have to find new, alternative resources. ...


  • Video Conferencing – Today’s Basic Interactive Technology

    Video conferencing brings you face-to-face even when you're miles apart! Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) makes use of phone lines for effective transmission to one or more sites. Participants from one location can conveniently hear and see those at other locations; on a computer or television screens. Participants can make use of a number of media such as audiotapes, videotapes, email, fax, ...


  • Low Oil Prices Create Opportunity for Forward-Thinking Upstream Companies

    The oil industry has seen many booms and busts in its history, and it’s common in times of low oil prices for companies to face significant pressure to cut spending. This can lead to production slowdowns, decommissioned rigs, layoffs and other cuts with similar far-reaching consequences. It can even lead to unsafe working conditions if the HSE budget also ends up on the chopping block. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How Modular Buildings affect your bottom line

    If you’re a business owner, you know that cutting costs is only an acceptable choice when the cheaper alternative gets the job done right. Construction costs are one of the largest expenses for a company, and many people don’t realize there is a more affordable alternative to expanding or building a new facility. ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Shovel logging in the Carolina swamps

    Located in northeastern North Carolina, East Dismal Swamp - like its famous cousin a few miles to the north, Great Dismal Swamp - is a lowland marsh on the state's Coastal Plain, which is prone to flooding and almost always boggy. It is densely forested with several hardwood species such as oak and black gum, as well as softwood species like cypress and pine. The swamp is also inhabited by a ...


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