EHS for Construction Sites News

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • Nilex Recognized with Environmental Award

    As part of their Annual Conference in late November, the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) presented Nilex with an Environmental Award for their Head Office Project, featuring Cultec stormwater chambers. We’re ...


    By Nilex

  • Toshiba Promotes Move to Hydrogen Economy with Construction of Integrated Hydrogen Application Center

    Toshiba Corporation today broke ground on a new Hydrogen Application Center at its Fuchu Complex in western Tokyo. Scheduled to start operation in April 2017, the center will be built around a newly designed H2One hydrogen power system that will use renewable energy to produce hydrogen and supply it to fuel-cell powered ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSHACON 2016

    OSHA Construction Safety & Health Conference 2016 PEC Safety is excited to be exhibiting at OSHACON 2016 this year! This construction safety and health conferences will provide an ideal forum to lean about new and ever changing safety products, processes, procedures, and technicality in the construction industry. Stop by PEC Safety’s exhibit booth #413 to speak to our ...


    By PEC Safety

  • `Smog Free Tower`, largest air purifier in Beijing, sparks controversy

    A "Smog Free Tower" undergoing tests in Beijing's famed 798 art zone has sparked controversy amid continuous heavy smog in the last couple of days. The seven-meter-high metal structure, designed by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde and introduced to the Chinese capital as the world's largest air purifier in late September, opened for testing and adjustment recently. The tower boasts a capacity to ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Proril submersible pumps dewater construction sites Doha Metro

    Qatar is rapidly constructing a full-size subway network designed to interconnect all key areas in Doha. It will have four lines with an approximate overall length of 300km and 100 stations. PRORIL Pumps is assisting in the realization of the project. PRORIL Pumps is assisting in the realization of the project. Between Doha city and the recently opened Hamad International Airport, an ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • LT Environmental, Inc. & RPI Group Celebrate Closure at High Profile Site

    It is hard to believe that RPI Group has been exceeding client remediation goals for almost 15 years. This newsletter celebrates, perhaps, the greatest thing that my colleagues have accomplished “to date”. This large and extremely high profile site had a combination of ubiquitous TCE contamination, varying and challenging lithology, DNAPL “surprises” and a ...

  • 2016 Fall Conference and Stormwater Expo

    October 11-12, 2016 Booth #34 ...


    By Nilex

  • Stormwater management conversation hits Minnesota airwaves

    After a 20-cm (8-in.) rainstorm — more than an average month’s worth of rain for the area — led to rampant flooding across central and southern Minnesota on the night of Aug. 11, the problem of managing stormwater came to the forefront of public attention and hit the airwaves on public radio. Identifying the problem A week and many more minor ...

  • AECOM’s Tishman Construction teams with TRINITY Group Construction for first phase of future ‘smart city’ in DC Metro Area

    AECOM, a premier, fully-integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that its Tishman Construction unit has been named joint general contractor of Phase 1A of Gramercy District, 2.5 million square foot, technology-focused, mixed-use development in Loudoun County, Va. The project is valued at over $US500 million and Tishman will serve as general contractor in association with TRINITY ...


    By AECOM

  • Accentuating The Differences Between Health And Safety

    Since the inception of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, there has been a successful drive to bring a responsible attitude towards fundamental health and safety processes to both employers and employees. As a result we now look on health and safety warnings and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as normal, realistic practices that save lives. But is it entirely accurate to assume that ...


    By Casella

  • Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Hamer Environmental

    Environmental Enginuity Acquires Hamer Environmental- Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hamer Environmental, LP (http://HamerEnvironmental.com) as its first acquisition in the Pacific Northwest. Hamer Environmental, founded in 1992 by Thomas and Chris Hamer, is one of the country's premiere environmental ...

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Concelex, the first CO2 neutral construction business in Romania

    Concelex, a well-known civil engineering and construction business based in Romania, has signed a three years agreement with Allcot to measure and offset its annual carbon emissions. Concelex designs and executes turnkey civil and industrial engineering works, including modernisation and repair of road infrastructure; extension and repair of water and draining networks and water supplies, having ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Interior Department Announces $30 Million for Water Reuse and Reclamation Projects in California

    Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael L. Connor recently announced more than $30 million in funding through the Bureau of Reclamation’s Title XVI program for seven projects that will provide clean water to California communities and promote water and energy efficiency. The announcement came ahead of the Deputy Secretary’s trip to California where he participated in meetings ...


    By WateReuse

  • James Testo joins Antea Group as senior consultant

    An experienced management consultant, Jim applies over 25 years of knowledge to developing and implementing global environmental, health and safety programs. As a certified industrial hygienist and having held positions as a corporate EHS manager, regulator and consultant, Jim brings uniquely qualified insight to health and safety compliance and its implications on business performance. His ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • cr360 wins 2016 Business Excellence Award from Acquisition International Magazine

    cr360, part of UL EHS Sustainability, today announced that it has won the Software Business of the Year Award at  ...


    By cr360

  • How to be ‘green, lean and clean’ when developing buildings and estates

    ENER-G has published a detailed new guide to improving building energy performance for developers and estate managers, which is available free to download. The publication is entitled ...


    By ENER-G

  • Dust Monitoring Workshop Draws Crowds

    The instrumentation specialists Ashtead Technology and monitoring instrument manufacturer TSI recently co-hosted a technical workshop which focused on monitoring workplace and environmental air quality. The level of interest in the workshop was so high that some applications to attend had to be declined once registration was full. “We were delighted with the level of interest,” said ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Cirrus Launches New Project Planning Service for Construction Sector

    Already one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of environmental noise monitoring equipment in the growing environmental monitoring industry, Cirrus Environmental is consolidating its position with this latest end to end offering. The new revamped service covers every aspect of environmental noise monitoring, ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

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