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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 ...

METTLER TOLEDO Announces New Liquid Handling Platform

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19/08/2016

The launch of the Rainin BenchSmart 96 allows users to improve the precision and reliability of pipetting, as well as the overall repeatability of experiments. METTLER TOLEDO proudly announces the launch of the Rainin BenchSmart 96, a new semi-automated 96-channel liquid handling platform. BenchSmart combines the speed and flexibility of a manual system with the precision and higher reliability ...

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 ...

Forkliftable Recycling Collection Cart Now Features Durable, Powder-Coated Base as Standard

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19/08/2016

The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (www.MODRoto.com) now features the company’s sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, ...

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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