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  • ACID RELIEF: Eliminate Acid Build-Up and Avoid Compressor Burnout With ACID-BUSTER

    Technicians can now add the exact amount of acid scavenging solution-without wasting a drop-by using the from Spectronics Corporation. AB-100CS ACID-BUSTER™ Injection Kit is designed to bond with acids without forming chemical by-products and prevents acid build-up in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The ACID-BUSTER injector is ...


    By Spectronics Corporation

  • Cleansing toxic waste – with vinegar

    Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar. The harmful chromium compounds found in the groundwater at sites receiving waste from former textiles factories, smelters, and tanneries have been linked to cancer, and excessive exposure can lead to problems ...


    By University of Leeds

  • TAIM WESER supplies a full conveying circuit for the TIFERT Phosphoric Acid Plant in Skhira (TUNISIA)

    TAIM WESER designs and supplies a dual phosphate conveying circuit for the TIFERT (Tunisian Indian Fertilizers) phosphoric acid production plant located in Skhira, in Southern Tunisia. The phosphoric acid plant built by TIFERT (Tunisian Indian Fertilizers) in La Skhira, 300 km south of the Tunisian capital, has been completed at last. After the delays encountered by the project ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • USP Technologies Completes First North American Bulk Delivery of Peracetic Acid for Wastewater Disinfection

    USP Technologies completed North America’s first bulk delivery of peracetic acid (PAA) on July 29th, 2015 to Metro Vancouver’s Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Vancouver, BC. Prior to delivery, USP Technologies worked closely with Metro Vancouver and the product manufacturer, Solvay Chemicals, Inc., to complete a comprehensive safety review to verify the entire ...

  • California Accuses FedEx of Waste Violations

    State officials on Thursday accused FedEx Ground Package System of violating California's hazardous waste laws since 2008 by failing to properly handle broken or leaking packages containing harmful materials. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control cited FedEx in a civil complaint noting more than 1,500 violations at 31 FedEx terminals and the company's hubs in Sacramento, Los ...


    By Associated Press

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CER Will Install $11 Million Waste Heat Recovery System for Wengfu Ltd. in China

    SHANGHAI, Nov, 2010 -- China Energy Recovery Inc. (Pink Sheets: CGYV) ("CER") announced today it signed a $10.9 million (US) contract with Wengfu Co., Ltd. to retrofit a heat energy recovery system into an existing sulfuric acid plant at the company's Fuquan City facility located in ...

  • New QSense Direct Contact Waste Heat Recovery System Economically Recover BTUs From Hot Gases

    Bionomic Industries Inc., a world-wide leader of proven air pollution abatement, product, and heat recovery technologies, has announced availability of their QSense Direct Contact Waste Heat Recovery System. Designed to economically recover valuable waste heat BTUs from boilers, kilns, dryers, ovens, thermal oxidizers and incinerators, QSense‚s highly efficient counter current flow ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Wind drives oxygen transport in Arctic waste rock

    The growth of the diamond mining industry in Canada’s Northwest Territories has led to significant economic benefit to the region with three operating mines producing approximately 13% of the world’s diamonds in 2008, according to the Mining Association of Canada. However, the long-term benefit to northern communities will depend on careful environmental management of mining activities. The ...

  • Heat Exchangers Recover and Recycle Excess and Wasted Energy

    In copper production, heat generated during extraction processes can be harnessed and transferred back into the system using heat exchangers, resulting in significant energy savings and unparalleled yield. “Compact heat exchangers, such as gasketed and welded ...

  • Dumping mine waste into lakes - Is this the best environmental option?

    Sixteen Canadian lakes are slated to be officially but quietly 'reclassified' as toxic dump sites for mines. Under the Fisheries Act, it’s illegal to put harmful substances into fish-bearing waters. But, under a little-known subsection known as Schedule Two of the mining effluent regulations, federal bureaucrats can redefine lakes as 'tailings impoundment areas.'  Public opposition has been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Treatment of Different Wastes by Supercritical Water Oxidation

    Abstract If left to conventional treatment processes, the destruction of toxic organic wastewaters and associated sludge volume reduction clearly becomes an overwhelming problem. Two options, incineration and supercritical water oxidation (SCWO), exist for the complete destruction of toxic wastewaters and organic sludges. Incineration has associated problems such as very high cost and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Waste-to-Energy - A burning issue for tomorrow`s cities

    Long considered a costly problem, municipal solid waste is now emerging as an important revenue-generating feedstock for waste-to-energy systems. As municipalities look to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of their sustainability planning initiatives, new and innovative methods for burning wastes to generate heat and power are emerging. And while, at first ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Dumping mine waste into Lakes - Is this the best environmental option?

    Sixteen Canadian lakes are slated to be officially but quietly "reclassified" as toxic dump sites for mines. Under the Fisheries Act, it’s illegal to put harmful substances into fish-bearing waters. But, under a little-known subsection known as Schedule Two of the mining effluent regulations, federal bureaucrats can redefine lakes as "tailings impoundment areas." Public opposition has been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ARDES Odor Removal Systems

    ARDES treats 2.000 / 100.000 m3/h gas.  Ultimate Solution for Odor Removal! Scrubber Solutions in European Standards and Quality In Industrial Plants In Chemical Plants In Food Process Plants In Laboratories In Domestic and Industrial Waste Management Plants Horizontal Crossflow Scrubber It ...


    By Artas

  • Burn Waste PVC in Coal-fired Boilers and Solve Multiple Environmental Problems

    Coal-fired power plants can add PVC scrap to their coal and make byproduct hydrochloric acid.  The result would be elimination of mercury both from coal-fired stacks as well as from the obsolesced chlorine manufacturing facilities.  There would also be greenhouse gas benefits and elimination of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • U.S. EPA fines Fremont facility $62,500 for hazardous waste violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Western Digital Corporation, a wafer fabrication facility that generates large quantities of hazardous wastes including solvents, acids and sulfates, $62,500 for the improper management of hazardous waste at its Fremont facility. A 2010 inspection at Western Digital Corporation uncovered violations of federal standards governing the handling and ...

  • UNTHA shredding technology – Ecologically sound preparation of hazardous waste for combustion

    Paint cans, metal buckets, plastic jerry cans, 200 l metal barrels, grid containers made from metal, 1000 l IBC containers, etc. – all these things together result in a mix of paint, acids, lye, solvents, and similar substances. Ekol, d.o.o. a company from Kranj/Slovenia was looking for a shredder to prepare such materials for further treatment in an incinerator.  They found the right ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • DEP Reminds Pool Owners to Handle Waste Water Safely

    Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly, Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said today. "Pools will open in just a few weeks," Abruzzo said. "Sometimes as swimming pools are cleaned and prepared for summer use, we see fish kills in local streams that could easily have been prevented." ...

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