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  • New HoneyComb Activated Carbon Block

    UMI-2000 is the only supplier in the USA of this new Honeycomb Activated Carbon product that will revolutionize vapor phase adsorption applications in industry.  A patented process produces this extruded carbon block product with superior adsorptive capacity, high Butane Working Capacity and easily desorbed with heat and vacuum.  Suitable for VOC adsorption from paint spray booths, ...

  • CARGILL, Huntsman Corporation and Unipec UK set new industry standard on fuel efficiency for chartering vessels

    Cargill, one of the world's leading international transporters, producers and marketers of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products, Huntsman Corporation, the global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals and UNIPEC UK Company Ltd, trader of crude oil and oil products, announced today that they will only charter the more efficient vessels operating in the shipping ...


    By The Carbon War Room

  • Low carbon shipping - next generation energy systems

    With the increasingly strict requirements of maritime emissions regulations in numerous international jurisdictions, and the recent sharp global increase in energy costs, ship energy management and efficiency has never before carried such economic significance for marine equipment suppliers and shipbuilders, as well as vessel owners and fleet operators. Ricardo has been actively involved in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Calgon Carbon Awarded Three Year Contract for Carbon Adsorption System and Reactivation Services for Petroleum Refining Facility

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) announced it has been awarded a three-year contract by a petroleum refining company in the Midwest  to supply 30 carbon adsorption systems and reactivation services to control vapor emissions.  The value of the contract will depend upon the amount of spent activated carbon that is reactivated annually, which is expected to be in excess of two ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Carbon Trust to slash costs of marine energy by 20%

    £1m Carbon Trust research initiative to reduce costs of marine energy using innovative technologies transferred from traditional industries including aviation, oil and gas.Giant turbine blades developed using technology from the aviation industry and underwater hydraulic power networks as used in the oil and gas industry are just two of the technologies that could be harnessed by the marine ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • NOAA and US Coast Guard hunt for Alaskan methane and carbon dioxide sources

    Recent observations have suggested that the air above Alaska may already hold the first signs of a regional increase in greenhouse gas emissions that could contribute to climate change around the globe. To learn more about the region’s emissions, NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo., has teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard at Kodiak Island. The two partners are flying NOAA ...

  • Calgon Carbon Awarded $3-Million Contract for Prevention of Disinfection Byproducts

    PITTSBURGH, PA — June 22, 2010 — Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that it has been awarded a $3.0-million contract from the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Marietta, Georgia to help the authority achieve compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule (DBP Rule), which goes into effect April 2012. Calgon Carbon ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • All walled up and no place to go: large-scale geologic sequestration successes put carbon dioxide in its place

    It is the mid-17th century. Jan Baptist Van Helmont, a Belgian chemist, places a carefully measured 62 pounds of coal into a basin, which he ignites, covers, and allows to burn. When the fire has at last smoldered down to nothing but ash and embers, Van Helmont measures the remains and finds not the expected 62 pounds he had started with, but rather one lonely pound of debris.  In his treatise, ...

  • Destruction of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Costs up to US$42 billion in Economic Damages Annually - UNEP Report

    Mangroves are being destroyed at a rate 3 - 5 times greater than the average rates of forest loss, costing billions in economic damages and denying millions of people the ecosystem services they need to survive, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Importance of Mangroves: A Call to Action launched today at the ...

  • All walled up and no place to go: large-scale geologic sequestration successes put carbon dioxide in its place jan baptist van helmont, the 17th-century scientist who first observed CO2.

    It is the mid-17th century. Jan Baptist Van Helmont, a Belgian chemist, places a carefully measured 62 pounds of coal into a basin, which he ignites, covers, and allows to burn. When the fire has at last smoldered down to nothing but ash and embers, Van Helmont measures the remains and finds not the expected 62 pounds he had started with, but rather one lonely pound of debris.  In his ...

  • TIGG awarded contracts for two N.Y. municipal drinking water projects

    Expanding its client base in the municipal drinking water market, TIGG Corporation recently won two separate competitively-bid contracts on Long Island, N.Y. to provide drinking water purification equipment. The two contracts are worth a combined $500,000. TIGG will deliver a custom-made, dual-vessel CP 20K-10 activated carbon water purification system to the Roslyn Water district in ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • Offshore wind accelerator - News update

    Fjellstrand WindServer vessels will help to substantially reduce offshore wind operation and maintenance costs. Fjellstrand, one of the 13 access companies we have been supporting over the last 12 months from our Access Competition has achieved a major and exciting milestone - they have received an order for six vessels.  All six vessels will enter services in 2013 for major ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • San Antonio water system uses TIGG water purification equipment

    Three TIGG activated carbon dual-vessel skid systems went online in San Antonio, August 14. The systems are capable of purifying more than 5 million gallons of water a day. The integrated units were engineered at TIGG's Oakdale, Pa. headquarters. The GAC adsorption systems are being used to proactively remove TOCs and THMs from Canyon Lake, a nearby potable surface water supply, to ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • WSP produces methodology relating to emissions from abandoned mines

    The Sustainability & Energy team in our US operation, in conjunction with our client, Vessels Coal Gas, Inc., has developed a new GHG methodology for the mining industry and has had the methodology successfully validated by the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) Program. The methodology relates to emissions reductions produced by abandoned, closed, decommissioned, or inactive coal mines. The ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • PFAS - Treatment of Groundwater on Airport Site

    The effect of the innovative solution PerfluorAd is to remove the bulk of PFAS or PFC contaminats prior to an activated carbon polishing system without breakdown components and with the result that activated carbon life is significantly extended and disposal costs reduced. Data are derived from a real field application at a European airport. We are happy to share the results. PFC ...

  • TIGG’s Website Turns Sweet 16

    Little more than an electronic brochure, the early years of www.TIGG.com gave contact information, a brief history of the company and a list of products and services. Today, clients can view adsorption vessel pressure drop curves, read press releases and news stories and view a video of the ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • New dedicated BakerCorp filtration office opened in Chicago

    BakerCorp, the industry leader in containment, pumping, filtration and shoring solutions, announced today the opening of its newest filtration branch located in Chicago, IL.  The addition of the filtration product line comes in response to growing market demand for customized filtration solutions and services in the Midwest. “Increasingly stringent environmental standards continue to ...


    By BakerCorp

  • New research shows £3bn of lost revenue is blowing in the wind

    The Carbon Trust today launched a global competition to find world-leading solutions to the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely from boats to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in 3 metre wave heights. The project aims to improve the economics of offshore wind by boosting revenues by as much as £3bn at a crucial time for the next generation of Round 3 offshore wind ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Calculating emissions from shipping

    Shipping is a significant source of atmospheric pollutants, which contribute to climate change and have negative effects on human health and the environment. A new study has applied detailed methods to estimate global fuel consumption from international shipping, including for the first time, an estimation of emissions from the global fleet while in port. Developing appropriate policies to ...

  • Arctic melting opens sea route to more pollution

    As Arctic sea ice continues to melt at an alarming rate, maritime traffic is set to increase − and with it the pollution emitted by ships’ engines. A paper published by the  ...


    By Climate News Network

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