Acid Waste News

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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) ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • ANDRITZ receives order for second expansion stage of the Walsin Lihwa cold-rolling mill for stainless steel, Taiwan

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Walsin Lihwa to supply a stretch-bend-leveling line, a rolling mill, and a regeneration plant for the stainless steel cold-rolling mill in Taichung, Taiwan. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016. ANDRITZ had already received an order from Walsin in 2010 to supply the cold-rolling mill with an annual capacity of ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • St. Lawrence County Cheese Manufacturer to Upgrade its Operations in Agreement with the EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a legal settlement with Losurdo Foods Inc. of Heuvelton, New York that will reduce the amount of pollutants the company discharges to the municipal water treatment plant. Losurdo has agreed to upgrade its cheese manufacturing equipment, resulting in a 16% reduction in the amount of nitrate compounds and a 50% reduction in the amount of wastewater ...

  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Magnesium LLC (USM) voluntarily entered into an Administrative Order on Consent (AOC). The AOC provides that USM address a release of acidic liquid waste from the magnesium production facility onto its own and adjacent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property. On January 23, 2014, USM reported to the EPA National Response Center a ...

  • Nitric Acid Extraction

    A proposed new nitric acid extraction standard being developed by ASTM Committee E01 on Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores and Related Materials will be used to protect water used for drinking, recreational and agricultural purposes from environmental impacts. WK42045, Practice for Nitric ...


    By ASTM International

  • Partnership between Johnson Controls and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee earns 2013 Gold Edison Award for innovation

    Johnson Controls,  a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, is a 2013 Gold Award Winner by the internationally renowned Edison Awards for its recent groundbreaking collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM). This distinguished award symbolizes the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • RSR Corporation Praises Final CEC Report on Hazards of Spent Lead-Acid Battery Exports

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) release this week of the final version of its in-depth study, “Hazardous Trade: Examination of US-generated Spent Lead-acid Battery Exports and Secondary Lead Recycling in Canada, Mexico, and the United States,” confirms the need for immediate action on spent lead-acid battery exports says Bob Finn, President and CEO of RSR ...

  • Battery collection targets met

    The final Batteries Regulations data for 2012 has been published showing that the European target of collecting 25% of portable batteries placed onto the market was comfortably exceeded. The calculation is made by applying the total collected in 2012 to the average annual amount placed on the market by those that were registered in 2012. This produced a figure of 28.7% which, if compared to the ...

  • MEGTEC Systems, Inc. Acquires TurboSonic Technologies, Inc.

    MEGTEC Systems, Inc. (MEGTEC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of TurboSonic Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB - TSTA) (TurboSonic), effective immediately. The acquisition will include all of TurboSonic's current products: wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP) systems, semi-dry and wet scrubbers, Catalytic Gas Treatment (CGT) systems, evaporative gas cooling systems, DeNOx systems and related parts ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Bechtel Acquires Chevron´s Waste Water Treatment Technology

    Bechtel announced today the company has purchased Chevron's Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Process, a technology that improves the efficiency of petroleum refineries.  The WWT Process is a proprietary, two-stage sour water stripping process that separates ammonia and hydrogen sulfide streams from sour waters generated by a refinery's process units. The technology also allows debottlenecking of ...


    By Bechtel Corporation

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