Safety Lifting Articles

  • E/EL Pulverizer bottom ring lifting clamp - Case study

    Purpose Alert customers on safety procedures when using the Babcock & Wilcox bottom grinding ring lifting clamp. Problem The Babcock&Wilcox lifting clamp is designed only to lift the bottom ring off the ring seating surface of the yoke and to position the ring back on top of the ring seating surface of the yoke, when the bottom ring is completely inside ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Water Treatment Plant: Benefits of Underwater Cameras

    Before fresh water can be made safe for human consumption it must go through a treatment process eliminating bacteria and any other elements deemed unsafe to drink. How does such a process occur and why is it relevant to us? We’ve written about the use of Deep Trekker remotely operated vehicles and pipe crawler systems in storm water systems, sanitation pipes, and water storage basins. A ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Watch your back

    Incidents involving material handling and ergonomics are some of the more common types of injuries we see at home and at work. As CH2M focuses our attention on reducing material handling and ergonomics risks and hazards this month, we invite you to join us. Our goal always is to maintain a safe work environment for our employees, clients and partners. To achieve it, we all need to work together. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Lift Station Odor Control Using CARUSOL Treating a Wastewater Collection System in a Mid-Western Township - Case Study

    Summary A mid-western township is responsible for operating and maintaining a combined sewer collection system consisting of 150 miles of pipeline and 28 pumping stations. The township does not treat the wastewater, instead contracting with a neighboring city for this service. The township has two final lift stations that transfer the collected wastewater to the neighboring system ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • TOTALOX Odor Eliminator: The Two Step Treatment in One Package - Case Study

    Collection Systems Are Tough! With miles of pipe and multiple pumping stations, managing the complexity of a wastewater collection system is a full time job. The main task is to maintain the system and keep it flowing. But also near the top of that task list is preventing nuisance odors. When the phone starts ringing, you become a detective. First, you have to find the site or sites ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Heavy Lifting with Cranes

    Extend extra care not carelessness For any kind of lifting due care and consideration of risks should never be disregarded; as loads increase so to do the risks and level of care required to manage safely with crane operation being one of the most precarious examples. Heavy lifting operations are considered to be complex for a ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Thern at IFAT 2016 - Interview

    Thern recently attended IFAT 2016, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the environment and waste disposal. Below, Tom Freyberg, Chief Editor, Water/Wastewater International Magazine, speaks with Amy Oesau, Thern’s Water/Wastewater Market Director, about Thern and how its winches and crane technology can help to lift water/wastewater pumps weighing up to 3,000 lbs (1,360 kg) and ...


    By Thern Inc

  • Pumping Ions – An Exercise in Engineering Sensitivity Into the Xevo TQ-XS Mass Spectrometer

    The challenge: Create the most sensitive mass spectrometer for quantitative analysis. That’s a tall order for any design engineering team. When given that assignment for a next-generation, tandem quadrupole mass spectrometer, our design engineers first spoke to those for whom analytical sensitivity means the most: scientists doing quantitative studies for ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Strengthening the Weakest Link

    A leading international wastewater instrumentation manufacturer is now using peristaltic pumps from Verderflex as part of the wastewater sampler systems it manufactures. The pumps provide reliable and accurate performance which helps the Hydrocell sampler systems produced by Halifax-based Smart Storm to measure the volume and toxicity of wastewater effluent. As a leading provider of water ...


    By Modern Pumping Today

  • How to safely land a rocket on a floating drone

    Space technologies are booming again. Several private enterprises keep making the news with reports that they've hit yet another milestone. The latest development comes from Elon Musk's SpaceX. The Falcon 9 is the first rocket that was able to land on the surface of the earth after deploying a satellite in orbit. On the other hand, Blue Origin had its reusable launch system, New Shepard, perform ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Geothermal plant protects pumps - case study

    This large geothermal company needed reliable equipment in the deserts of southeastern California. Geothermal plants turn water into to steam to drive turbines. Protecting the pumps is paramount. Keeping the inflowing water clean of debris and marine life, an IWS traveling water screen provides reliable removal with minimal labor. Debris is lifted from the water, and dropped directly into a ...


    By International Water Screens

  • Investing in a Safe and Healthy Workforce

    Poor physical and mental health are some of the leading contributors to inadequate employee performance. These conditions can be easily prevented or treated, but are often overlooked. This is especially true in offshore locations as employees are away from their familiar environment, friends, and family for long periods of time. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

    The Situation: With a natural grandeur and isolation coupled with teeming seas and streams, British Columbia has long been considered Canada's premier destination (or fishing. The isolated Pacific Coastal Mountain Range protects this secluded valley bottom and provides a location for a booming fishing lodge industry. Besides the fishing lodges that have cropped up in recent years, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Crisafulli vertical, trailer, and hydraulic submersible pump case history storm water management-case study

    Crisafulli Trailer, Vertical, and Hydraulic Submersible Pumps. Excerpts from a 1997 report submitted by Jeffrey A. Simpson, Marshall-Bond, Inc. Regarding a STORM WATER MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY for the Winnetka, Illinois Department of Public Works. The Town uses the following Crisafulli equipment to solve its problem: One Crisafulli 12" Humpback Trailer Pump ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Crisafulli vertical, trailer, and hydraulic submersible pump case history storm water management-case study

    Crisafulli Trailer, Vertical, and Hydraulic Submersible Pumps.  Excerpts from a 1997 report submitted by Jeffrey A. Simpson, Marshall-Bond, Inc. Regarding a STORM WATER MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY for the Winnetka, Illinois Department of Public Works. The Town uses the following Crisafulli equipment to solve its problem: One Crisafulli 12" Humpback Trailer ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Case study - Ocean effluent discharge

    British Columbia’s fly-in recreational fishing lodge industry was threatened by federal regulators to be closed or fined up to $200,000 unless the sewage wastewater was treated. NOMADIC kept them open and operating. Three types of fly-in recreational fishing lodges are located on the west coast of British Columbia operate 6 – 8 weeks per year, employ approximately 500 persons for the ...


    By Nomadic Systems

  • Indestructible Pumps for Clean Water

    Sulzer pumps are used in the production of drinking water in many cities around the world. The special qualities that these pumps possess can be seen at the Zurich Municipal Water Utility. There, the operators have to cope with rising land and energy prices and a challenging topography. A small water flea plays a major role in Zurich. It swims around in a container of drinking water with some of ...


    By Sulzer

  • DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

    New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management legislation to EEDI (the Energy Efficiency Design Index for new ships) and SEEMP (Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan), shipowners need to be ready to drastically cut ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Pumps for the Booming FPSO Sector

    In the last few years, several new offshore oil fields have been discovered. The current findings from Petrobras and other companies in the pre-salt province, located in the Brazilian continental shelf, suggest reserves of over 50 billion barrels of oil. Extracting the pre-salt oil is challenging and done increasingly with floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs). Sulzer offers a ...


    By Sulzer

  • Interview with Alessandro Carino, the expert of telescopic handlers

    BSL: Which is the most suitable model for someone who has never used Merlo telescopic handlers before? A. Carino: Considering how long the arm is, the maximum weight to be lifted and of course the type of job for this kind of vehicle. BSL: Aside from the main functions, which are the other functions (multifunctions) of telescopic handlers? Taking as ...


    By BSL GROUP International srl

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