Acid Waste News

  • Macrotek selected for two acid scrubber contracts

    Macrotek Inc. has announced receipt of two major contracts for a hazardous waste treatment service provider in Central Canada. Macrotek will design, engineer, and deliver two counter-current packed bed scrubbers for the removal of acids from process gas. Acids being removed include HCl, Cl2, and HCN. Macrotek’s Packed Bed Scrubbers will be ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Sunlight Group Awards

    SUNLIGHT Group, member of the Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, was nominated with two more awards: HR award of the Best Change Management Strategy – Initiative. This distinction rewards the program of change in corporate culture by applying a High Involvement Organization model as part of the company’s strategy. The implementation of this program has shown excellent ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • What to do in the case of a Peracetic Acid spill

    Small spill: Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. If necessary: Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. Large Spill: Flammable liquid, Oxidizing material, Organic peroxide. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • Duonix Beatrice Begins Commercial-Scale Biodiesel Production Using Innovative ENSEL Technology

    On September 13, 2016, Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) member Flint Hills Resources, along with Benefuel® Inc., announced the startup of the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant, and the first successful commercial-scale application of Benefuel's innovative ENSEL technology. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ASTM D8045 – New method for acid number determination in crude oil

    Metrohm is pleased to announce that the ASTM has published method D8045 for the determination of Acid Number (AN) in crude oil and petroleum products. The new method describes thermometric titration and was developed by Metrohm together with industry leaders using the ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Neptune Benson’s New Electrode Technology Performance Meets AOP Requirements

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that its newly developed electrode technology has exceeded expectation during potable water reuse demonstration testing in California. Neptune Benson, in collaboration with Carollo Engineers, took part in the nine month VenturaWaterPure project which is aimed to increase recycled water supply to meet long term demands in this ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • ACID RELIEF: Eliminate Acid Build-Up and Avoid Compressor Burnout With ACID-BUSTER

    Technicians can now add the exact amount of acid scavenging solution-without wasting a drop-by using the from Spectronics Corporation. AB-100CS ACID-BUSTER™ Injection Kit is designed to bond with acids without forming chemical by-products and prevents acid build-up in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The ACID-BUSTER injector is ...


    By Spectronics Corporation

  • Biorenewable chemicals: a review of technologies and feedstocks

    Growing demand for biorenewable chemicals could lead to conflicts with food production and unwanted environmental impacts. Against this context, this study investigated different types of feedstock and conversion technologies. The authors recommend use of only non-edible feedstock alongside green and carbon neutral conversion technologies, such as algal fermentation. Concerns over dependence on ...

  • BioLargo`s AOS Filter Poised to Create Windfall for Oil & Gas Producers

    When oil was trading at 80 to 100 dollars per barrel, there was plenty of room to pay for the high cost of water management for fracking operations, however, now that the price of oil is falling and flirting with 40 dollars per barrel, profit margins are upside down, and continuing high water management costs are exacerbating widespread industry losses. Water management for fracking operations ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Nederman receives five orders in the Americas with a total value of SEK 129 million.

    Nederman has received a set of three orders for air filtration systems in the metal recycling segment. The orders have a total value of SEK 71 million. The solutions from Nederman include three multi-module dust collection systems with associated ancillary equipment and controls. The orders were booked in the third quarter of 2015 and delivery of the systems will be completed in the fourth ...


    By Nederman

  • USP Technologies Completes First North American Bulk Delivery of Peracetic Acid for Wastewater Disinfection

    USP Technologies completed North America’s first bulk delivery of peracetic acid (PAA) on July 29th, 2015 to Metro Vancouver’s Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Vancouver, BC. Prior to delivery, USP Technologies worked closely with Metro Vancouver and the product manufacturer, Solvay Chemicals, Inc., to complete a comprehensive safety review to verify the entire ...

  • Grape waste could make competitive biofuel

    The solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel, University of Adelaide researchers have found. Published in the journal Bioresource Technology, the researchers showed that up to 400 litres of bioethanol could be produced by fermentation of a tonne of grape marc (the leftover skins, stalks and seeds from ...


    By The University of Adelaide

  • Recovering and recycling phosphorus from incinerated waste

    Phosphorus can be extracted in viable quantities from fly ash, a by-product created when municipal solid waste is burnt in incinerators, according to research conducted in Sweden. Sufficient phosphorus could be recovered from the country’s incinerators to meet 30% of the Swedish annual demand for mineral fertilisers, say the researchers. A substantial amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) ...

  • UK closed-loop fuel cell component recycling is a step closer

    Advanced techniques for recovering a high-value polymer from fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) has brought closed-loop recycling of these components a step closer, according to Axion Consulting. The Manchester-based resource recovery specialist developed the process in the collaborative RECOVER R&D project with ...

  • NREL Refines Method to Convert Lignin to Nylon Precursor

    A new study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic acid produced for its use as a precursor to nylon, plasticizers, lubricants, polyesters, and other popular products and chemicals. The demonstration is an important step toward the goal of garnering more ...

  • Pyrolysis equipment solves problem of acid sludge disposal

    Technokomplex receives many inquires on feasibility of standard Pirotex unit for burning of non-standard feedstocks. We remind the Pirotex pyrolysis plant is an equipment based on method of low-temperature pyrolysis certified for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, kreosoted railway ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Heat Exchangers Recover and Recycle Excess and Wasted Energy

    In copper production, heat generated during extraction processes can be harnessed and transferred back into the system using heat exchangers, resulting in significant energy savings and unparalleled yield. “Compact heat exchangers, such as gasketed and welded ...

  • EPA settles with Gly-Tek, Inc. (Idaho) for delayed sulfuric acid spill reporting

    Gly-Tek, Inc., a food additive formulator in Twin Falls, Idaho, has agreed to settle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violations of both the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund cleanup law, in November of 2014. The violations occurred following a 24,700 pound ...

  • Rich and poor nations should link up to recycle e-waste

    A global system can tackle e-waste until developing countries can do so themselves, say Ruediger Kuehr and Feng Wang. Since the 1990s, electrical and electronic equipment have revolutionised people’s lives. And with ever-increasing technological ...


    By SciDev.Net

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