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Environmental impact of recycling metals from ships: a life cycle assessment

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jun. 30, 2016)

New research has examined three different categories of Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA), each with different goals. The researchers find that overlaps between the three assessments could be combined to create a more comprehensive form of ERA, usable by regulators and environmental decision makers. Life cycle assessment (LCA) can measure the ...

Scrap Metal Recycling 1

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (Jan. 30, 2009)

Integrated Engineers provided treatability services for the facility for three areas onsite: the oil water separator, tin baler effluent water, and aluminum shavings/cutting oil runoff. The facility processes and bales scrap metal for recycling. The three different waters were treated with Floccin J. Oil Separator The oil separator water is ...

Scrap Metal Recycling 2

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (Jan. 30, 2009)

This facility was mandated by the Regional Water Control Board to install a treatment system to treat the 8 gpm from their pressure washing operations. The pressure washer is used to remove the dirt mixed with oil and grease from the cranes and skip loader used in the loading and unloading of metal. Integrated Engineers was hired to design and ...

European metal recycling case study

by Antech Hydraulics Ltd  (Apr. 1, 2009)

Client: European Metal Recycling - Glasgow (Bellshill) Profile: Metal recycling facility Machine: Lindemann 825 EtaCut Machine type: Hydraulic shear Oil: Hydraulic fluid (Mineral) Brand: Millmax 46 Reservoir: 5000 litres Operating temp: 50 ...

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

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 1, 2016)

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 policy options in Belgium, generating findings that could help Europe move towards a resource-efficient, circular ...

Snapshot of metals recycling in South Africa

by Recycling International  (Sep. 1, 2007)

South Africa is a country of contrasts. Rich and poor, urban sprawl and open countryside, mountains and coastal regions, different racial groups - all co-exist in a country the size of Europe.  With a growth rate of 5% in 2006, the country’s economy is doing well. However, South Africa is facing many problems. One of the biggest is its ...

QUA Featured in Industrial Waterworld’s “Driving Process Water Efficiency in the Automotive Industry” article

by QUA Group LLC  (Jun. 23, 2016)

QUA was recently featured in Industrial Waterworld’s June 2016 article about water efficiency in the automotive industry. Fred Wiesler discussed the growing needs of the industry and spoke of QUA’s membrane solution offerings in this article. “Vehicle manufacturing processes, including both assembly plant and parts and component ...

How to Start the Scrap Metal Recycling Business

by Allance Copper Recycling Machinery  (Jun. 29, 2016)

Are you looking for ways to start a scrap metal recycling business? Do you want to know what to prepare? With so many people becoming eco-conscious, it is quite profitable to open your own scrap metal business. So next let’s learn about the related know-how. 1. Learn about the market. The scrap business is viable in your ...

East coast metal treatment facility recycles wastewater

by Aquatech International Corporation  (Sep. 14, 2010)

Evaporator/Crystallizer Solves Pollution Problems The Facility A major industrial Fortune 500 company manufactures armored-tracked vehicles for the U.S. Army. The plant is located in York County, Pennsylvania. The Problem Aluminum and steel assemblies and parts undergo chemical dip and spray treatments before painting. The ...

Waste Gas in Metal Recycling: Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide - Case Study

by Chemisch Thermische Prozesstechnik GmbH / CTP Air Pollution Control  (Aug. 30, 2014)

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well as a whole range of organic substances (unburned hydrocarbons) and carbon monoxide. Particularly, in the ...

Identification and control of safety and health hazards in metal scrap recycling

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Jul. 1, 2008)

The audience for this guide is anyone who works in the metal scrap recycling industry—employers, employees, safety professionals, and industrial hygienists—should read this publication. This guide can help you identify and manage the hazards associated with exposure to various metals and processing chemicals and with related processes and ...

Heavy metal contamination from electronic waste recycling at Guiyu, southeastern China

by Soil Science Society of America  (Sep. 7, 2008)

This study evaluated the effect of electronic waste (e-waste) recycling activities at a regional center, Guiyu, Guangdong, China on heavy metal pollution in the surrounding waterway system. Surface water and sediment collected from the Lianjiang River and its tributaries were analyzed for concentrations of Cu, Pb, Ni, Cd, Hg, and As. Spatially, ...

Heavy Metals in Waste

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 1, 2002)

Untitled Document Summary and discussion The aim of this report has been to demonstrate the existing knowledge regardng the harmful effects of heavy metals, the ...

Aluminum Recycling

by Control Instruments Corporation  (Oct. 5, 2013)

The Customer The Company is one of the largest producers of aluminum. They conduct business worldwide and serve the aerospace, automotive, building, construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, oil & gas, packaging and industrial products & services markets. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable and 75% of all aluminum ever ...

Titanium Scrap Metal Processing

by Separation Technologists, Inc.  (Mar. 1, 2013)

Background A world-class processor of titanium scrap had a wash system whose cleaning solution was becoming contaminated with both free floating unemulsified tramp oil and emulsified water soluble oil that was being washed off of titanium turnings. As the level of oil contamination increased over time in the wash solution, cleaning effectiveness ...

Metal & mining project profile

Alcan Inc. announced a major expansion of the Alcan Gove Refinery in September of 2004. The $2.3 billion Alcan Gove Third Stage Expansion Project, known as ‘G3’, will increase production capacity from 2.0 to 3.8 million tonnes per annum. HPD was awarded the project for the spent liquor evaporation system. The evaporation system at the Alcan Gove ...

Wastewater Metals Removal

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (May 7, 2007)

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Success Stories Wastewater Treatment Metals Removal Ton Nerve Gas Agent Container Rinse Waters ...

Heavy Metals in Vehicles II

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 1, 2001)

Untitled Document Executive Summary Directive 2000/53/EC on End-of-Life Vehicles aims at the prevention of wastes from vehicles and at the reuse, recycling ...

Heavy Metals in Vehicles

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 1, 2000)

Untitled Document Introduction Starting from September 1999, Ökopol has been performing a study on heavy metals in vehicles which was commissioned by DG ...

Waste Recycling Plant, Recycling Plant

  Waste Recycling Plant,Recycling Plant The present construction waste recycling already have some technical basis, regardless with the laboratory research or market applications have certain results. Shibang ...

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