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  • `Activated carbon`: effective at locking away mercury

    Mercury is often removed from industrial emissions with 'activated carbon' which is then disposed of. A recent study assesses the adsorption of mercury by four types of activated carbon and demonstrates that they all provide a permanent means of locking away mercury. As part of the EU Mercury Strategy1 emissions of mercury from major industrial sources are subject to the EU legislation on air ...

  • Activated Carbon - Regeneration

    Activated carbon has important uses ranging from agricultural, environmental, mining as well as manufacturing industries. Being carbonacous with a highly complex, uneven structure, it has an enormous surface area of miscroscopic pores which boast excellent adsorption capabilities. These adsorption capabilites are used as a separation method for purification and filtration of various industrial ...

  • Calgon Carbon Launches New FLUEPAC® Products to Enhance Mercury Capture and Reduce Activated Carbon Consumption by 50-70%

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has launched an advanced FLUEPAC® line of products to control an increasing environmental concern, mercury emissions in the coal-fired electric power generation market. These products have the ability to reduce carbon injection rates by 50 to 70 percent below that of standard products, while exceeding the mercury removal requirements ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Calgon Carbon awarded contract for mercury removal

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) announced that it has been awarded a contract by a major U.S. power generator to supply FLUEPAC® activated carbon to remove mercury from the flue gas of a coal-fired power plant in the Midwest. The value of the contract is approximately $10.0 million. Under terms of the contract, Calgon Carbon will be the sole supplier of activated carbon to the plant from ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Calgon Carbon Awarded Contract to Supply FLUEPAC® for Mercury Removal

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by a major U.S. power generator to supply FLUEPAC® brominated powdered activated carbon (PAC) to remove mercury from the fluegas of coal-fired power plants in the Midwest. The value of the contract is estimated to be $16 to $22 million. The two-year contract follows the expiration of a five-year, take-or-pay ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Mercury waste treatment

    For many years we have been dealing with all types of mercury waste: Sludge, solids, waste lamps, catalysts, building rubble and various other wastes. Today one of our Business Development Engineers would like to share some of his experiences with you. to give you a short introduction to the wide field of mercury waste treatment: What is mercury and why is it so special? Mercury, ...

  • $300 Million to $1 Billion Per Year Activated Carbon Market

    The world market for activated carbon for stack gas mercury capture will grow tremendously in the next eight years.  However because of the many variables it is unclear as to whether the annual revenues will grow to $300 million or to $1 billion.  In any case, substantial investment in new activated carbon production facilities will be needed to meet this demand.   The capital ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Calgon Carbon awarded US$55m contract for mercury removal from flue gas

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) has been awarded a contract by a major US power generator to supply Fluepac MC+ and Fluepac CF+ activated carbon to remove mercury from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants in the Midwest. Under terms of the guaranteed contract, the customer has agreed to purchase over the next five years a minimum amount of activated carbon valued at $55 million. Fluepac ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Calgon Carbon Responds to U.S. Court of Appeal’s Ruling on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Rule

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) (the Company) announced its satisfaction with today’s ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the Court) to leave MATS in effect while remanding it to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for further proceedings. In doing so, the Court noted that EPA has represented that it is on track to issue a final ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • New air toxic rules will require huge expansion of activated carbon, fabric filters and bag production

    The U.S. EPA has just proposed rules to limit power plant air toxics in the U.S.  These rules are expected to reduce 91 percent of the mercury from being released as well as greatly reduce emissions of hydrogen chloride and toxic metals such as arsenic and chromium. McIlvaine (www.mcilvainecompany.com) is providing continuing analysis of the impact of ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Multibillion dollar market for mercury reduction

    There is a multibillion dollar market for the reduction of emissions of mercury to the air on a worldwide basis. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in Mercury Air Reduction Markets. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Significant conclusions are: The U.S. is leading the way, but other countries are close behind The ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ADA-ES Announces Contracts for Dry Sorbent Injection and Activated Carbon Injection Systems Valued at up to $15 Million

    ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) (“ADA”) today announced that it has been awarded two contracts for activated carbon injection (ACI) systems and its wholly-owned subsidiary BCSI, LLC (“BCSI”) has been selected to supply up to four dry sorbent injection (“DSI”) systems as part of a larger air pollution control contract for a fleet of coal-fired generating plants. ...

  • Calgon Carbon Japan Announces Activated Carbon Supply Agreement with Mitsui for Control of Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxide Air Emissions at Wisconsin Public Service Electricity Generating Unit

    Calgon Carbon Japan (CCJ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) (CCC or the Company), today announced the recent finalization of contracts with Mitsui & Co. Plant Systems, Ltd. (Mitsui) to supply pelletized activated carbon. CCJ’s activated carbon products, which will be manufactured at its Fukui, Japan facility, will be distributed by Mitsui to Wisconsin ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Large mercury control market just around the corner

    The U.S., which was behind Europe in reducing SO2 from power plants, took the lead in mercury reduction with its Clean Air Mercury Rule.  This rule would have guaranteed a large near-term market for mercury control technologies and chemicals.  Since this rule promulgation, there have been two developments which promise to make the market even bigger.  But, ironically, they have also caused ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Safeguarding human health from the effects of mercury

    Mercury is widely considered to be among the highest priority environmental pollutants of concern on the global scale. Although occupational exposure to inorganic mercury is a continuous problem, possible effects on broader sections of the population resulting from widespread dispersal of mercury in the environment has become a major concern in recent years. Mercury has been targeted by agencies ...

  • The Market for Mercury Removal will be Growing Robustly in the Next Decade

    Recent estimates of annual global mercury emissions from both natural and anthropogenic sources are in the range of 5,000 to 8,000 metric tons per year. These estimates include mercury that is re-emitted. The U.S. EPA analyzed the harm from mercury and came to the conclusion that reduction expenditures as high as $30,000 per pound would be warranted. On this basis the potential market for mercury ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Mercury Removal Markets And Technology Progressing In Zig Zag Fashion

    Tremendous progress has been made in promulgating regulations and developing technology to remove mercury from coal-fired boiler exhausts, but all the questions are far from answered. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in Power Plant Air Quality Decisions and the component Mercury Decision Tree. Both suppliers and purchasers are dealing with a number of remaining uncertainties not ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Mercury Reduction Requirements Generate Billion Dollar Market Opportunity

    The new regulations to reduce mercury emissions are creating a market for products and services of hundreds of millions of dollars per year and a five year market in excess of $1 billion. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its Air Pollution Management online service.  These totals are extracted from the more specific McIlvaine reports on air pollution monitoring and sampling, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Energy reduction activities sweep across Europe

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s offices in Europe have compiled a summary of energy reduction activities in progress. In Germany, the government intends to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent of Germany’s emissions in 1990. Within recent years, the country has managed to eliminate 17 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions by modernising and restructuring industrial sectors and high-emission ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Mercury Removal Market to Exceed $1 Billion/yr by 2015

    Next year U.S. utilities, industrial boilers and cement plants will be required to limit mercury emissions from stack exhausts. This set of laws alone will immediately double the market for mercury removal consumables and hardware. When this new opportunity is combined with the markets in waste incineration, mining and oil and gas, the total will exceed $1 billion/yr. This is the conclusion ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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