Spill Control News

  • Tyre Recycling Plant Chooses ITS Granulator

    ITS has supplied a granulator model ITS170/67, installed as part of a complete tyre recycling facility designed to recycle 25,000 ton of tyre per year. The ITS170/67 was selected because it has an extremely low total granulating function cost, reduced maintenance and operational costs therefore increased productivity, providing increased revenue per hour. The ITS170/67 is driven by a 160kW ...

  • Devaney/Hughes oil is now using the Oil Solutions

    Massachuesetts areas Devaney/Hughes oil is now using the Oil Solutions to clean diesel fuel. Heating oil. Hydraulic oil and other minor oils.  These oils are very common in the home heating industry.  The OS products work on any fuel oil that comes out of a vehicle or machine.   Devaney being a high end large home heating oil distributor, while always being as safe as anyone ...

  • Petroleum Association of Japan Oil Spill Workshop

    On 14 February 2020, the Director, José Maura, participated in an oil spill workshop organised by the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) and funded by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.  As part of the workshop, entitled ‘Developments in the oil spill response structure in South-eastern Asia’, the Director delivered a presentation on recent ...

  • Swedrop in collaboration with the Ångström Laboratory on absorbents for PFOS/PFAS

    The Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, have received a grant to conduct further research into materials that specifically absorb PFAS/PFOS. The research was initiated by a query from Swedrop AB in Helsingborg, Sweden. We manufacture filters for storm water drains. Our filters are equipped with multiple absorbents in order to ...


    By Swedrop AB

  • Updated USCG type approval with 2 hours hold time and IECEX coverage

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received amended US Coast Guard type approval certificate with just 2 hours minimum hold time restriction in US waters, demonstrating its superior performance. Furthermore, the amended certificate allows installation in hazardous areas. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Exxon and P&G using OS Products

    Companies in the US are using the Oil Solutions to clean oil stains, oil odor, oil sheen/rainbow oil in soil and on water.  From small towing companies to large companies Like Exxon and P&G.  I was told recently the OS powder picks up hydraulic oil & diesel faster cheaper and easier than any other product, like oil pads or oil dry.  The OS liquid is being used to clean old ...

  • Improved Pallet Design

    Thermotron, staying true to its promise of continuous improvement, has developed a new pallet design to ensure higher quality shipments of certain environmental test chambers. To help provide the smoothest delivery of ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Sphera Safety Day: Fire Safety Training in Aberdeen

    As part of Sphera Safety Day, Spherions from Aberdeen, Scotland, decided they needed to get some firsthand knowledge about working in hazardous environments by “walking” in our clients’ shoes. As it would not be possible for them to actually go offshore, we picked the next best thing: the  ...


    By Sphera

  • Spill boom deployment around a capsized ship

    Ship wrecks are an unfortunate reality in the ever expanding global marketplace.  Weather, inexperienced or inattentive crews, and equipment failures can all be contributing factors.  When ships do sink, capsize, or run aground, and immediate concern is the likliehood of the escape of oil, fuel, and other hydrocarbons that can have a negative impact on the environment.  The damage ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • BSEE Sponsors "Ice Month" at Ohmsett

    Herndon, VA - While there exists proven response equipment which can contain and recover oil spills from vessels, pipelines, and exploration and production facilities in offshore Arctic regions, there remains a need for its continuous testing and evaluation. To meet this need, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is sponsoring "Ice Month" at Ohmsett - the National Oil Spill ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Groundwater Remediation for Environmental Safety

    For farmers, landowners, businesses and local governments, groundwater is an essential resource. If local groundwater is not properly protected and managed, contamination can quickly become a common environmental problem that will reduce or eliminate the ability to use the resource and require remediation to restore its value. Groundwater remediation is the process of managing and reversing the ...


    By EON Products Inc.

  • 2019 Induction Course for 1992 Fund Member States

    The IOPC Funds ran an Induction Course for 1992 Fund Member States on 18 October 2019 at the Funds’ headquarters in London. The Induction Course was developed following the success of the annual IOPC Funds’ Short Course, and in response to a continued demand from Member States to hold training specifically aimed at providing delegates with an insight into the functioning of the ...

  • New Range of Sterlitech Vacuum Filtration Equipment from Rocker Scientific

    Sterlitech has been collaborating with renowned global names in the filtration industry for the past decade. Our most recent partnership is with Rocker Scientific, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of filtration products with a global sales network, to offer a complete range of vacuum filtration equipment. Ultimately, this partnership will help us meet your laboratory needs. To know how, you may read ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • UN recognises spill technology

    Janet Angel, CEO of JACOR LLC, has been selected to present a best practices case study discussing the scientific and ecological value of EcoBioClean® technology before the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on 14 September in Berlin. This patented technology could be a safer and less costly way to treat oil spills. The UNEP workshop is intended to advance entrepreneurship and ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • The Lancet Public Health: First scientific review of menstrual cups suggests they are safe and may be as effective as other sanitary products

    Review indicates that menstrual cups are a safe option for menstruation management Around 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they were familiar with how use them, but practice, peer support and training are key to initiation Although there are 199 brands of menstrual cup, and cups are available in 99 countries, awareness is low – cups ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Resources and Solutions for Office Workers in Puerto Rico Exposed to Indoor Pollutants

    With many adults spending thousands of hours each year in their office, the indoor environmental quality of their work environment plays a major role in not only their health and wellbeing, but also their productivity. To address the indoor air quality (IAQ) component of this equation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published An Office Building Occupant’s Guide to Indoor Air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Chemical safety a must in summer

    Agricultural and veterinary chemical store owners are urged to conduct safety checks on their premises in preparation for fire and cyclone season. They can also do their farmer clients a favour by encouraging them to do the same back on their properties. Agsafe has developed a simple five-point Summer Safety Checklist to help both rural businesses and their farmer clients to plan ahead for the ...


    By Agsafe

  • Interstate Products Inc. Now Provides More UltraTech International Products

    You can now buy more UltraTech International products at Interstate Products Inc. at low prices with great service. UltraTech was formed in 1993 with one goal in mind - to create the world’s finest offering of spill containment and spill response products. Since then, UltraTech has expanded its vision into additional product categories and the company now features a product line that ...

  • What Machines are used in the Juice and Beverage Industry?

    In the realm of liquid filling equipment, there are a range of different machines that fulfill the needs of many different industries. If you work in the juice industry, you know that there are specific needs that you have to meet in order to ensure your product is of the best possible quality once it hits shelves. ...


    By E-PAK Machinery, Inc.

  • Jintai Technology Security Walkthrough

    In order to enable the company's employees to understand the basic knowledge of chemical companies to improve safety awareness, enhance self-protection capabilities, master the safe handling of sudden spills, and orderly evacuation and evacuation to ensure the safety of employees' lives and property. On April 25, 2019, Jinan Technology Co., Ltd. Annuan Department organized the correct use of ...

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