Safety Lifting Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • How viscosity affects flow rates?

    Choose the Best Peristaltic Pump for the Job! A frequent question regarding peristaltic pumps is how viscosity affects flow rate. The short answer is; as viscosity increases, flow rates decrease. That being said, there are various factors which need to be understood when considering a peristaltic pump for any application that requires pumping viscous fluids. The physical ...


    By Randolph Austin Company

  • 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

  • Prediction and evaluation of natural self–restoration of the water of Mahmoudiya canal, western part of Nile Delta, Egypt

    The objectives of this paper are to study the effect of discharge of Zarqun drain into Mahmoudiya canal on the natural self–purification along the canal stream and to suggest and simulate different scenarios to improve the water quality of the Mahmoudia canal system to safely discharge water of Zarqun drain into it. Natural self–purification model based on oxygen sag curve introduced by Streeter ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • City of Hamilton, Ontario Wastewater Treatment Plant Chooses Moyno’s New Urethane Stators to Increase Pump Life

    Springfield, Ohio The City of Hamilton, Ontario Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) collect both sanitary and combined sewage (wastewater). The collection system services not only the City of Hamilton, but also the surrounding areas including the towns of Dundas, Ancaster, Water Down, Glanbrook Township, and the former City of Stoney Creek. The City of Hamilton’s Woodward Avenue WWTP began ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Is your metering diaphragm pump having self-priming problems?

    Dosing sodium hypochlorite, fluoride, and alum There is a simple and 100% interchangeable alternative to solve your problems. Same footprint as competing diaphragm pumps. All ancillaries reused Mounting shelf Platform All suction and discharge piping Appurtenances like gauges and valves ...

  • The Municipal Water & Sewage Treatment Sector

    The best reason for the use of Albin Pump Hose pumps in this industry is the low maintenance of the pump. This industry readily accepts an average hose life of 1.500 - 3.000 hours in continuous duty and this hose life will provide much lower maintenance costs and repair time than with other pumps. Basic Pump Requirements For operation in an automatic system the following would ...


    By Albin Pump SAS

  • Hungarian water companies use British Cranes

    Water companies in Hungary are benefiting from British innovation to handle pumps and other equipment in access shafts safely and economically after local handling specialist Modul Stor supplied compact cranes designed and manufactured by Penny Hydraulics in the UK. Some of the companies are using portable Davit Cranes ...


    By Water Active Ltd

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