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  • Carbon Dioxide, People and the Indoor Environment Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses carbon dioxide (CO2), its role in nature and how it can be measured as a potential indicator of indoor air quality (IAQ) conditions.   "As humans we produce carbon dioxide as an end product of cellular ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AMETEK Land Appoints Director of Development and Product Management

    Mr. Leonard has over 20 years of experience in mechanical and process engineering gained in the oil and gas, chemical, energy, and mining sectors. He has held roles in industrial application engineering and product commercialization of instrumentation from concept to market-leading brands and has worked for a variety of global industry heavyweights, including Hydratight, Bridon ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Reducing air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans would save thousands of lives annually

    Tomorrow, ministers at the 15th ministerial council meeting of the Energy Community in Kosovo will adopt new rules for emission limits for coal power plants in the Western Balkans (as part of the transposition of the EU’s Industrial Emissions Directive into national law). The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) calls on political leaders to put the countries on track for swift and ...

  • National Carbon Capture Center Surpasses 100,000 Hours of Technology Testing

    The National Carbon Capture Center, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored research facility managed and operated by Southern Company, announced it has surpassed 100,000 hours of technology testing. This milestone marks significant work by the internationally known test facility to accelerate the development of advanced technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from natural-gas and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to Iggesund Paperboard AB in Sweden

    Start-up of the new plant is scheduled for the second quarter of 2019 and of the rebuild for the fourth quarter of 2019. The new 7-effect high dry solids evaporation plant will have a capacity of 350 t/h evaporated water. It will replace an old ANDRITZ evaporation line from the 1970’s and significantly enhance energy efficiency at the Iggesund mill. The state-of-the-art ...

  • Meet Gasmet at CEMS India next week!

    Gasmet will be exhibiting at the CEM India 2017 Conference and Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring. Latest CEMS (Continuous Emissions Monitoring systems) and mercury monitoring techniques, regulations as well as quality control will be addressed during the three days conference by national delegates. The Gasmet booth will display the company's ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

    Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules adopted today. The revised standards demand reductions in toxic emissions, yet businesses and governments appear unprepared. EU-wide compliance with the new rules could cost as much as €15.4bn, and 82% of coal capacity ...

  • ANDRITZ AG to deliver DeNOx plant to Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG, Germany

    The DeNOx plant is being built to treat the flue gases from the sewage sludge incineration line with multiple-hearth furnace VA3 and the two lime kilns VA1 and VA2. Completion of the project and start-up is scheduled for the end of 2018. By modernizing the plant, Currenta can ensure that the NOx limit, which will be lowered from 200 to <100°mg/Nm³ as from January 1, 2019 in ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • New IAPWS Technical Guidance Document

    Thanks to all who joined the presentation about “Film Forming Amines - Using the IAPWS Guidelines” at the 18th BIAPWS Power Plant Symposium in Coventry, UK in June. Andre de Bache, Product Manager for Boiler Water & Closed Systems of Kurita Europe presented the new IAPWS Technical Guidance Document “TGD8-16 - Application of Film Forming Amines in Fossil, Combined Cycle and ...


    By Kurita

  • AMETEK Land Reveals How Power Plants Can Better Monitor Their Emissions

    AMETEK Land reveals in its latest engineering brief how power plant operators can benefit from opacity monitoring systems to verify that they are compliant with global and national emissions limits. The brief, which is available at https://www.landinst.com/documents/1217, outlines how power-generation plant operators must ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Sweco commissioned by Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company to participate in planning and designing of encapsulation plant Clink

    SKB is currently undergoing authorising according to the Act on Nuclear Activities and Swedish Environmental Code for KBS-3, the Swedish system for disposal of nuclear waste. A part of the application concerns the construction of Clink, an integrated facility for interim storage and encapsulation of spent nuclear fuel in Oskarshamn, consisting of the current facility Clab and a new facility for ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • How a Plant Manager’s HVAC Problems Can Spark Product Innovation

    If you’re a plant operations or maintenance manager, then you’re inherently a problem solver too. So when a big problem comes along, it’s tempting to feel as if you have to figure it out on your own. This type of problem solving can be a relatively slow and stressful process when the equipment at risk is worth millions of dollars, and a trial and error approach is ...

  • IEA and China host high-level gathering of energy ministers and industry leaders to affirm the importance of carbon capture

    The energy ministers of Canada, China, Norway, and the United States, as well as heads of delegation from Australia and the European Commission, along with leaders from the industry and key organisations, were invited by the International Energy Agency and China to review how to increase collaboration in order to drive further deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).  ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • CH2M-led Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC. awarded Department of Energy Paducah Deactivation and Remediation Contract

    The United States Department of Energy announced today that Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC., a CH2M-led company with partners Fluor Corporation and BWX Technologies, Inc., was awarded the Paducah Deactivation and Remediation (D&R) Contract at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The Paducah site is situated on approximately 3,500 acres in Western Kentucky, eight miles west of Paducah, ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Carbon Activated Corporation Keeps Growing

    CarbonActivated has been growing rapidly the past few years. By expanding globally, our sales teams are now strategically placed to provide faster service anywhere in the world. We  have US branches in Southern California, New York, Arizona and Northern California. This year we opened offices in Lima, Peru, and in Perth and Melbourne, Australia. Our UK ...

  • Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Completes Transformation of Smart Power Plants System

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has transformed all its independently-operating power stations into a network of smart-grid-enabled smart power plants. This is a step forward for DEWA's clear and integrated innovation-based strategy to adopt new initiatives, plans and technologies, and it supports the UAE National Innovation Strategy, to make the UAE one of the most innovative ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Ministerial support for Indian emissions monitoring conference

    Reflecting the importance of climate change and air pollution to the Indian Government, the CEM India 2017 Conference (26-28 Sept. New Delhi) will be opened by the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The Minister will also deliver a presentation emphasising the role of monitoring in environmental protection. The Secretary to the Minister will deliver a keynote presentation on the ...

  • Issue of the “AWE International”

    In the March/April issue of the “AWE International”, ECO PHYSICS has published a case study, describing Eco Physics’NOX-Detectors as an essential tool for stack testers in Sweden. Since the 1990s, the tightening European legal emission limits demand a continuous monitoring of key parameters (including NOX) by a third party. Independent stack testers dispatch service technicians ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

  • Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released this week (3/20) by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Manufacturing top quality products: Focus on our factory in Vietnam

    With 22,000 square meters and 185 employees, Bonfiglioli’s plant in Vietnam manufactures thousands of electric motors and gearboxes every year to serve the light duty market in Asia. High quality standards and process efficiency allow Bonfiglioli to distribute best in class products to a wide range of industries in the region such as packaging, food & beverage and tobacco. With the ...


    By Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A.

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