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Rock-solid carbon storage hopes rise

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22/08/2016

Geologists have resolved one great problem about the capture of carbon dioxide from coal-fired or gas-fired power stations and its sequestration deep in the Earth, with what appears to be the prospect of rock-solid carbon storage. Once there in the right rock formations, there’s no reason why it should escape. That is, it won’t react with groundwater, corrode the rocks around it ...

California to Host Ultimate Geothermal Energy Event in October

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22/08/2016

California will host the geothermal energy event of the year from October 23-26, just 9 weeks away. This event brings together key players in policy, technology, and  industry at the Sacramento Convention Center -- the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GEOEXPO+. Last year, the event hosted more than 1,200 representatives from over 25 countries spanning six continents. With the strong growth in ...

RO-KITE - Eliminates the need of a second tow vessel

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19/08/2016

The new aquatic device is designed to replace the functions of a second boom sweep vessel. Meeting the requirements for the open water, sheltered water, and shoreline/river water environments. The DESMI RO-KITE is a floating water kite based on a combination of trawl door and ram-air parachute principles. The purpose of this device is to act as a flow powered ‘tow vessel’ for ...

Noise Impact Assessment Africa

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22/08/2016

WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...

Improved shale measurements with Oxford Instruments’ expanded range of industry leading NMR core analysers

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23/08/2016

Oxford Instruments and Green Imaging Technologies are pleased to announce the introduction of GeoSpec12, the latest evolution of the renowned GeoSpec range of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) core analysers. GeoSpec12 addresses the problem of achieving adequate sensitivity when taking measurements from low porosity rocks. More capability for tight rocks Benchtop NMR core analysers have ...

Groundwater Recharge in Upper Colorado River Basin May Hold Steady Under Climate Change

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17/08/2016

Future groundwater replenishment in the Upper Colorado River Basin may benefit from projected increases in future basin-wide precipitation under current climate projections, according to a recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey and Bureau of Reclamation. The Colorado River provides water for more than 35 million people in the United States and 3 million people in Mexico. A recent USGS ...

Interesting way of saving money by reducing the waste generated in the food industry

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17/08/2016

Interested in how to safe money by reducing the waste that is generated in the food industry and also be more environmental responsible? Then read this article from foodmanucature.co.uk. They explain how waste in the food industry can be treated. As an example Wyke Farms, a cheese producer, is mentioned in this article. Wyke Farms produces dairy and farm waste. DMT Environmental Technology ...

GTI Retractable Covers Control Odors at Virginia Wastewater Treatment Plant

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23/08/2016

Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has partnered with a wastewater treatment plant in Virginia, USA, for an odor control improvement project. The plant provides wastewater treatment services to protect and enhance the environment of several neighboring cities and counties. The facility has been operating for over 50 years and treats approximately 20 million gallons per day. For the project, ...

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