Environmental Containment News

  • ´Remediation Engineering: Design Concepts, Second Edition´ Explores Future of Environmental Remediation

    CRC Press announces the publication of Remediation Engineering: Design Concepts, Second Edition co-authored by the late Dr. Suthan S. Suthersan and colleagues, John Horst, Matthew Schnobrich, Nicklaus Welty, and Jeff McDonough. Two decades ago, contaminated groundwater supplies were addressed by containing football field-sized areas and spending years excavating, ...


    By Arcadis

  • Asbestos Exposures in New York City are Still a Major Health Concern

    Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about a rise in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma. Detailed in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the number of annual deaths in the United States due to the condition actually increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. Malignant mesothelioma is ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • World’s first to be launched at Plantworx (stand no H33)

    Garic, will be launching the latest in its range of eco-efficient solar powered products at Plantworx (6th – 8th June). The new highly innovative drying room is a world first and looks set to save up to 86% in energy costs. Design-patented, the 10’x8’ drying unit with two changing benches and a coat rail is the only stand alone, self-contained solar powered unit on the market. ...


    By Garic Ltd.

  • Innovation Remains Key to Husky Success

    Since its founding in December 2004, Husky Portable Containment has strove to be the best at everything it does, leading to a series of one-of-a-kind innovations that continue to shape the fire industry. Innovation, however, is only one of several categories that remain at the forefront of Husky's priorities, with the other being quality, customer service, price and lead time. Excelling in these ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Guam`s Oil Spill Recovery Capacity Significantly Improved

    OSROCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabras Marine, and T&T operate the skimming system as well as an array of small crafts, and other specialized response equipment.  OSROCO, Cabras and T&T employees are trained and certified in accordance with the U.S. Federal Government’s oil spill response and safety standards. Moreover, the companies’ comprehensive oil spill response ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico

    In early March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about an increase in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma. The rise in deaths was detailed in the CDC’sMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. It showed the number of annual deaths due to the condition actually increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. People diagnosed with ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • How can you reduce maintenance expenditures?

    You are currently using mechanical flowmeters to measure the polymer output in your resin plant. In addition to the challenge of controlling the viscosity of the resin in your stirring vessel, you also have to perform regular maintenance on your device. Frequent filter cleaning is needed to prevent a clogged mechanical device shutting down your process. We can help with our best-in-class ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Bad Axe Products is Proud to Introduce Particulate Conqueror

    Bad Axe Products, LLC, recently introduced a new product to the restoration and remediation industry that is improving project processes and enhancing post-remedial clearance results.  Known as Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror (aka Bad Axe PC), the product is soon to become a project mainstay.   As the name implies, this innovative solution is already making a name for itself ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 1,4-Dioxane Bioremediation in Groundwater Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in late 2016 that 1,4-dioxane was included on the list of the first 10 chemicals slated to receive safety reviews under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Making the TSCA “Top 10” highlights concerns over 1,4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen commonly detected in groundwater due to its widespread use as a solvent and solvent ...


    By SIREM

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Landowner wins case against Army Corps

    Earlier this week, landowners scored a victory when a federal district court ruled against the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for incorrectly claiming jurisdiction over private property. The Corps had claimed a piece of property owned by Hawkes Company, and used by Hawkes to harvest peat, was a “waters of the United States” which requires a federal dredge and fill (404) permit under ...

  • Site Safety - January 2017 Safety Meeting

    Did you know that good housekeeping pertains to areas other than your living quarters? Do you know why there are windsocks on construction sites? Site Safety, the January 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding hazards controls, emergency preparedness, and good housekeeping. Remember, you are responsible for your safety. Be sure and stay up to date and read through each ...


    By PEC Safety

  • What Makes Amthor’s Fuel Tankers Special?

    When you’re looking for new fuel tankers, you’ll want to buy them from a manufacturer that prioritizes function and safety over all else. That’s exactly what you can expect out of our line of fuel tankers here at Amthor International. But what makes our fuel tankers particularly special is the fact that we provide a wide selection of customization options to ensure that the ...


    By Amthor International

  • USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

    The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was prompted by concerns that rapidly growing population and changes in land use, including potential ...

  • Production of Ethanol-Based Blended Fuel

    The number of motor vehicles in the world is constantly growing, along with the consumption of fuel. This causes the growing harmful emissions. One of the ways to tackle this problem is to replace the traditional fossil fuel with gasoline containing various additives. Using ethanol to produce fuel increases octane number and reduces the amount of harmful emissions by 30-50%. Regular refined ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Nordson Supplies Izico with Freedom Tankless Adhesive System

    The spring roll producer Izico, in Katwijk, changed over at the beginning of this year to the tankless adhesive systems from Nordson Benelux. The new Freedom hot melt system reduces their adhesive consumption by around sixty percent. Furthermore, it requires less maintenance and is ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Expandable GTX-Series Fabric Structures

    No matter the industry, a sheltered workspace almost always offers more comfort and safety than work areas that are exposed to the elements. In the past, not every project allowed for sheltered workspaces. Thanks to the engineers and designers at Alaska Structures® that’s no longer the case. The rail-based rolling system for our ...


    By Alaska Structures

  • Training Resource Discusses How Public Safety Personnel Can Work to Effectively Resolve Conflicts

    Since the beginning, public safety personnel have been searching for the perfect method on how to deal with erratic civilians. Unfortunately, a universal answer for resolving the various types of conflict first responders face doesn’t exist. As Lt. Jim Glennon of Calibre Press explains in the webinar “De-escalation & Conflict Resolution for Public Safety Personnel” ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Bonfiglioli to Expand Operations in India

    Bonfiglioli Transmissions Pvt Ltd, the India-based subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A. has announced an expansion of operations in India. Expansion plans in India include improvements to existing facilities in Chennai and construction of a new facility in Pune (Chakan area), for a total investment of 85 Cr INR (11.3 million euro). The current plant in ...


    By Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A.

  • PCB-Containing Caulk Found in Many Homes and Buildings

    Caulking is a common building material found in virtually all homes and buildings. The flexible material is used to seal gaps and joints to make them water and airtight.  Unfortunately, many caulking materials used in the past to build and renovate residential and commercial properties contained polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). According to research conducted by the U.S. Environmental ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

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