Environmental Assessments Articles

  • PFAS NEMP Monitoring: Planning and design of monitoring programs (PFAS National Environmental Management Plan).

    PFAS is an abbreviation for per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances. These are manufactured chemicals that have been used for more than 50 years. PFAS make products non-stick, water repellent, and fire, weather and stain-resistant. PFAS have been used in a range of consumer products, such as carpets, clothes and paper, and have also been used in firefighting foams, pesticides and stain repellents. ...

  • Products for Primary & Secondary Aluminum Protection

    Before discussing aluminum protection, it is important to offer an explanation of what is meant by ‘primary’ and ‘secondary’ in the production, treatment, and application of the metal. The term ‘primary aluminum’ refers to the forging of the metal from raw alumina. Then, utilizing the Hall–Héroult electrolytic reduction process, the collaborative ...


    By Mid-Mountain Materials Inc.

  • Blasting planning tools

    Controlled detonations or “blasts” represent a key and recurrent activity during the performance of certain relevant economic activities, mainly in the mining, mining, construction and building demolition industries. However, the intrinsic need to frequently implement this activity to meet production objectives ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • PFAS NEMP (PFAS National Environment Management Plan 2.0)

    1. What is the PFAS National Environment Management Plan? PFAS National Environment Management Plan (NEMP) is policy that provides a consistent framework across Australia for the environmental regulation of PFAS-contaminated materials and sites. The plan was published in January 2018 by the Heads of EPA (HEPA). ...

  • What You Must Know When Purchasing Briquette Press Machine

    As an important equipment for resource integration and waste material recycling, the briquette press machine is in full compliance with the sustainable development strategy of green, environmental protection, and energy conservation. The briquette press machine effectively promotes low-carbon life to prevent dust ...

  • Covid-19 is disrupting the Residential Housing Market - what action should housebuilders take?

    House sales have slowed dramatically in many countries, so housebuilders are wrestling with what they need to do to ensure their future success. As countries come out of lockdown house sales volumes will start to pick up but will they recover to pre-COVID-19 levels? We have also seen house prices drop since the COVID-19 crisis started so the next question is—will they recover or are ...


    By IFS

  • Why you need the Benchtop Temperature And Humidity Environmental Test Chamber

    Small electronic products and electronic components need to undergo a series of tests to ensure its quality and durability. DGBell's benchtop environmental test chamber can simulate temperature and humidity environment conditions.  Small electronic products, electronic components, and materials must be tested with a proper test chamber. This is important to be carried out following the ...

  • What are Regional Screening Levels (RSL) and why are they used?

    The Regional Screening Levels (RSL) can be described as risk-based concentrations derived from standardized equations combining exposure information assumptions with EPA toxicity data (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2020). Why are SLs used? The EPA Regional Screening Levels (RSL) are used for site screening and as initial cleanup goals. In site screening, the most ...

  • Expenses Involved For The Tyre Pyrolysis Plant

    When likely to set up a tyre pyrolysis company to create profits, it is very important to take into consideration the variable costs of those plants. Generally, tyre pyrolysis plant prices are primarily dependant on different factors. These include the ...

  • 5 Things to Expect from Your Environmental Services Company

    Choosing vendors is a critical aspect of any business as they perform essential support functions. You can have the best technicians and equipment, but the companies that provide theenvironmental services that keep your business running can bring all of that to a halt. You wouldn’t put cheap fuel into a race car, so why would you depend on sub-par vendors for your shops? ...

  • British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (Canada)

    1.     Why do we have British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines? The British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (BC WQG) are policy statements that stipulate environmental benchmarks. The guidelines provide safe levels of substances for the protection of given water use, including drinking water, aquatic life, recreation and agriculture. The guidelines are ...

  • Red Flags About Those ‘Red Clouds’: Five Ways to Improve Your Management of Change Process

    Change is hard—but managing change is often harder. We see change every day—at work, at home and throughout the world we interact with. Some changes are quite noticeable—“When did we get a new coffee machine?”—while others are more subtle. Maybe you’ve been shopping for paper towels and your eye wanders toward fancy new packaging for your ...


    By Sphera

  • Abatement of solvent emissions and odors: online VOC monitoring

    Industries concerned: Pharmaceutical Industry, Pesticides Producers, Iron and steel industry, Wood Industry, Plastic industry, Timber industry, Food industry, Paint, varnish and lacquer industry, Livestock industry, Cosmetics industry, etc. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are used in many professional sectors, particularly in industrial processes using solvents (paints, glues, varnishes, inks, ...


    By ENVEA

  • Is Your Permit to Work System Ready for COVID-19?

    COVID-19 has forced some major workplace safety changes. Now Health and Safety personnel need to ask: does everyone doing work onsite understand these measures? The difference between ‘yes’ and ‘no’ involves a well-considered permit to work system. A formal permit to work (PTW) system documents what work is happening, when and where. A workflow tracks permits from issue ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • Case- Study: Surat Smart City Environmental Monitoring

    After Surat elected to become a smart city, Surat Municipal Corporation wanted to monitor the city’s environmental condition as part of its smart city mission. With the help of Oizom’s Polludrone Smart, they were able to observe the city’s health in real-time. The collected data was also showcased through web widgets on the Surat Municipal Corporation’s official website. The analyzed data heled ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • What is Enterprise EHS Software and Who Should Use It?

    Not all EHS software is created equal. Whether you need enterprise EHS software or not depends on your company size, EHS program maturity, and other measures. If you’re in the market for new EHS software, it’s likely you’ve come across the term ‘enterprise-class’ when browsing. Here we explain what enterprise-class EHS software is, and the type of companies that ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Diesel Fuel by LC-RID According to ASTM D6591

    The test method presented here is applicable to the determination of mono-, di-, and tri-plus aromatic hydrocarbon (MAH, DAH, and T+AH, respectively) content in diesel fuels and middle distillates with boiling points in the range of 150° to 400° C in accordance with ASTM D6591. The accurate determination of the aromatic content of fuels is critical to assessing their quality and combustion ...

  • Looking beyond the horizon: A practical approach to Deviation Management

    It is an undisputed fact that Quality is the number one most important aspect of manufacturing. That’s why you’ll find many quality standards throughout industries and the world. Any industry where more criticality or complexity is involved, the same way more stringent and stricter compliance requirements exist in terms of the applicable industry standard. And why not? For ...


    By Qualityze Inc

  • Abatement of solvent emissions and odors: online VOC measurements

    Industries concerned: Pharmaceutical Industry, Pesticides Producers, Iron and steel industry, Wood Industry, Plastic industry, Timber industry, Food industry, Paint, varnish and lacquer industry, Livestock industry, Cosmetics industry, etc. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are used in many professional sectors, particularly in industrial processes using solvents (paints, glues, ...


    By ENVEA

  • COVID-19: 7 Safety Questions to ask before the return to work

    SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is a threat that’s here to stay. It has become clear that despite lifting some of the stricter rules, nothing will be quite the same as before. Until a more permanent solution is available, we will have to adapt the way we operate before we can return to work. Several weeks into “lockdown”, some countries have started easing ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

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