Ash Analyses News

  • Try a Computrac for Free

    Our Computrac free trials are designed to give you time to evaluate the instrument and ensure that it is a good fit for your application. Over a period of 2 to 3 weeks you’ll be able to test your own materials and incorporate the instrument into your own processes. You will learn how to set up the instrument, input programs, run samples, and perform weekly and daily performance tests. By ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Say Goodbye to Water Contamination in Oils

    Join us May 1-4 in Salt Lake City, UT at the American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting (AOCS) booth 800, and see what a difference our chemical free alternative to Karl Fischer titration can do for you. Its intuitive user interface means less training and increased accuracy between different users. Plus, cleaning and maintenance are a ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Quality Control for Powder and Bulk Solids

    Join us May 3-5 in Rosemont, IL at the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition (IPBS) at booth 2544, and see the difference that an accurate, user friendly, reliable and durable moisture, solids or ash analyzer can make to your application. Why Choose Computrac®? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Double-Win “Algal Turf Scrubbers” Help to Clean Up Baltimore Harbor and Fuel Cars

    Algae absorb nutrients and produce oxygen—ecosystem services that are vital to the health of impaired water bodies like the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico. Energy Department-funded researchers are investigating how to mimic these natural services, while at the same time, sustainably produce biomass for conversion to renewable biofuels and bioproducts. It’s a double win for the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Successful Reactions Start with Computrac

    Join us November 17-19 in New York, NY at the Chem Show, booth 718, and see why our instruments are considered the leaders in moisture, solids and ash analysis. If you make a living on chemical reactions, you know that accurate moisture, solids and ash content control is critical to a successful reaction. Our Computrac® line of instruments can provide ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • EPA Approves the State of Kansas’ Coal Ash Management Plan

    Simultaneously with the effective date of the first national regulations for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants, EPA Region 7 gave conditional approval to the State of Kansas’ plan to implement the rule’s provisions Monday, Oct. 19. “We applaud the State of Kansas for their leadership in protecting human health and the ...

  • Final shipment of UBC systems to Talin PS in Taiwan

    PROMECON received an order for the delivery of MECONTROL UBC systems by Clyde Bergemann in Beijing, China. The systems are destined to go to Talin Power Station in Taiwan which are erected by IHI corporation out of Japan. The units in Talin power station have wall fired coal boilers for which the unburned carbon content in the fly ash should be measured. PROMECON delivered two Systems (one for ...

  • Duke Energy reaches $7 million deal with NC on coal ash

    Duke Energy agreed Tuesday to pay North Carolina regulators $7 million to settle allegations of groundwater pollution at its coal ash pits and to perform accelerated cleanups costing millions of dollars at four sites. The agreement came as lawyers for the country's largest electric company and the state were preparing courtroom arguments regarding a $25 million fine over groundwater pollution at ...


    By Associated Press

  • Moisture – the ingredient you never want to overlook

    Join us October 7 and 8 in Las Vegas, NV at SupplySide West, booth 450, and see why our instruments are considered the leaders in moisture, solids and ash analysis. As a nutraceutical industry professional, your goal is to make the best products using only the highest quality ingredients. We understand that ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Upgrade Your Moisture Analysis at IFT15

    Join us at booth #4523 July 12-14 in Chicago, Illinois for the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo to learn how OUR science feeds innovation!As a food industry professional, your goal is to make the best products using only the highest quality ingredients. We understand that because we operate according to the ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Blast devastates refinery, sends ash raining down on area

    An explosion devastated a section of a refinery on Wednesday morning, shaking nearby homes, raining down ash and injuring four people. Experts said the disruption to production would likely drive up gas prices in California. The blast at the Exxon Mobil Corp. facility occurred in a recently installed processing facility, Fire Department ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups

    Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina. With each disaster, environmentalists sounded alarms and called for the byproduct of burning coal to be treated as hazardous ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Announces First National Regulations to Safeguard Disposal of Coal Ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants. The final rule establishes safeguards to protect communities from coal ash impoundment failures, like the catastrophic Kingston, Tenn., spill in 2008, and establishes safeguards to prevent groundwater ...

  • Help for Duke Energy

    We are a waste to energy firm in Western North Carolina called RCBC Global Inc. As you know, the EPA has to make a ruling by next Friday about whether or not coal ash is classified as hazardous or non hazardous. Sunday Dec 7th 60 minutes aired Duke Power's CEO Lynne Good about why she has not cleaned up the coal ash spill into the Dan River. I will cut to the chase as to why I am contacting you. ...


    By RCBC Global Inc

  • Diesel Exhaust, Particulate Matter and Air Quality Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses diesel exhaust, particulate matter, air quality and exposure concerns. According to an OSHA & MSHA Hazard Alert, diesel particulate matter (DPM) is a component of diesel exhaust (DE) that includes soot particles made up primarily ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Duke Energy completes cleanup work along the Dan River

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this location. Crews and equipment were staged at Abreu-Grogan Park in ...


    By Duke Energy

  • North Carolina and Virginia Sign Deal with Duke for Dan River Cleanup

    Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia signed an agreement with Duke Energy Monday for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River, which flows through the two states. The agreement requires Duke to pay any "reasonable" cost associated with the Feb. 2 spill at its power plant near Eden, which coated 70 miles ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the coal ash spill that occurred at the Dan River Steam ...

  • Duke: Moving coal ash from water would cost up to $10 billion

    Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company's coal ash away from the state's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with its electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill. In a presentation to a state legislative committee, Duke's North Carolina president ...


    By Associated Press

  • Regulators say Duke pumped coal ash into NC river

    North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than a month the nation's largest electricity company has been cited for environmental violations. The pumping violated the terms of Duke's wastewater permit at its Cape Fear Plant, State Department of Environment and ...


    By Associated Press

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