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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 ...

  • 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

  • Global Activated Carbon Industry to 2016

    This study analyzes the global activated carbon industry. It presents historical demand data for 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., powdered, granular), application (liquid phase, gas phase), market (e.g., industrial, water treatment, food and beverage processing), world region and major country. The study also considers market environment factors, details ...

  • Norit Introduces New Activated Carbon for Mercury Removal DARCO® Hg-LH EXTRA

    Norit today introduced DARCO® Hg-LH EXTRA1, a new activated carbon that advances mercury removal performance in challenging flue gas applications while using less activated carbon. DARCO® Hg-LH EXTRA is the newest product in Norit’s DARCO Hg family, and complements Norit’s DARCO Hg-LH which is the industry standard for mercury ...


  • World Activated Carbon Market 2016 Forecasts

    Worldwide demand for activated carbon is expected to increase more than ten percent per annum through 2016 to 1.9 million metric tons. This high level of growth will be attributable to a variety of factors, though regulatory changes in the US will be the largest single driver. China’s activated carbon market will also grow rapidly as the country begins its twelfth Five Year Plan which ...


  • 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

  • Evergreen Announces Program to Develop Activated Carbon Product

    Evergreen Energy Inc. (NYSE Arca: EEE) is pleased to announce today that it has resumed research and development efforts to apply the K-Fuel® technology to manufacture activated carbon products. Kevin Milliman, head of Evergreen’s K-Fuel® team, will lead the engineering staff which expects to build from the Company’s existing ...


  • Activated Carbon Market – By Products & Applications to 2016

    The report covers the major activated carbon market which includes primarily powdered activated carbon and granular activated carbon segments. It also studies other activated carbon such as pellet activated carbon, bead activated carbon, and impregnated carbon. The report analyses the market for activated carbon with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and winning imperatives related to the ...


  • 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

  • $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

  • US Activated Carbon Industry forecasts to rise 11.2% annually through 2017

    US demand to rise 11.2% annually through 2017 US demand for activated carbon, including virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers, is expected to grow 11.2 percent per year to almost 1.3 billion pounds in 2017, with market value reaching almost $1.8 billion. Implementation of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) ...

  • MarketsandMarkets: Global Activated Carbon Market Worth $3 Billion by 2016

      The "Global Activated Carbon Market : Products & Applications (2011 - 2016)" analyzes activated market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographical regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW. Browse market data tables and ...


  • Global Activated Carbon Market – By Products & Applications (2011 – 2016)

    The report covers the major activated carbon market which includes primarily powdered activated carbon and granular activated carbon segments. It also studies other activated carbon such as pellet activated carbon, bead activated carbon, and impregnated carbon. The report analyses the market for activated carbon with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and winning imperatives related to the ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Global Resource Corporation Obtains Outstanding Activated Carbon Results From Its Tire Carbon Black

    MOUNT LAUREL, NJ - Global Resource Corporation (PINKSHEETS: GBRC), a developer of patented energy-efficient microwave-based technologies for recycling tires, upgrading petroleum products and converting other materials to higher value hydrocarbon-based fuels or carbon materials, obtained outstanding results from Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) on producing high quality ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

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