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  • Airbus taking off with composites recycling roadmap

    United States: Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has set up a advisory board to establish strategic objectives and a 'roadmap' for recycling and reusing composite materials. The company says various research and technology projects for recycling carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites are either underway or planned at Airbus sites in partnership with external organisations. ...

  • Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

    The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is a dramatic example of some increasingly common water problems because it faces a triple threat: The sea level is rising from climate change. The city is sinking due to low aquifer water levels from overuse. Impervious concrete covers so much ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Teesside ship recyclers wait for snow-delayed vessel

    UK snowstorms have delayed the arrival of a French aircraft carrier due to be recycled at a northeast dockyard. The 32,700-tonne ship, Clemenceau, is currently docked in Brest, France waiting to make its way to ship recycler Able UK’s yard on Teesside. According to the company the contract to process the ship, at its specialist Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre, is the ...

  • Garb Oil & Power Corp. announces creation of new recycling division

    Garb Oil & Power Corporation (USOTC: GARB). Garb Oil & Power Corporation announces the creation of Resource Protection Systems LLC, our new consulting division. This division will specialize on offering up to date, expert advice in the following fields: wood, paper, plastic and steel recycling, Waste to Energy, Car Recycling, Aircraft Recycling and Soil Remediation. With our personal ...

  • Efficient and energy optimised exhaust gas treatment for carbon fibre processes and recycling

    The use of carbon fibre and composite materials has significantly increased in the past few years and will further increase mainly to reduce the weight of air planes, cars and wind blades in order to reduce the fuel consumption and increase efficiencies. For the production of carbon fibre a reasonable amount of heat energy is required for fibre oxidation ovens and carbonisation furnaces and ...

  • Bartin acquired by Veolia

    Veolia Environmental Services has acquired the Bartin Recycling Group, France’s third-largest ferrous and non-ferrous metals recovery and recycling company. Bartin generated revenues of Euro 249 million (US$ 364 million) last year and recycles around 780 000 tonnes of metals per annum. Denis Gasquet, Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services, comments: ‘This acquisition adds to and ...

  • Clemenceau docks in teesside to be scrapped

    The largest ship to be recycled in Europe has arrived at a Teesside dock for processing after being delayed by poor weather last week. French aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau, docked at Able UK’s Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre on Sunday. The same company is contracted to recycle four US “ghost ships”, which attracted some local opposition. However, Hartlepool Council’s ...

  • Boeing Emphasizes Links With AFRA in Airplanes Life Cycle Management

    Mary Armstrong, Boeing vice president for Environment, Health and Safety, addressing today the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association's (AFRA's) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., commended the association for the way it enhances Boeing's ability to deliver innovative environmental solutions throughout the life cycle of its products, ...


    By The Boeing Company

  • Thermo Electron`s NITON Analyzers

    Billerica, MA Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit, the worldwide leader in nondestructive alloy analysis instrumentation is pleased to introduce the new NITON XLt 898He – the first truly nondestructive portable analysis tool for light element content in alloy material. The XLt 898He provides fast, laboratory-quality chemical analysis of light element content in aluminum ...

  • Emirates airline launches novel eco program

    The Emirates Group, the holding company headquartered in Dubai that is the parent company of the Emirates airline has unveiled a series of new initiatives to improve the environmental performance of its operations worldwide on the eve of taking delivery of its first eco-efficient Airbus A380. The program, branded ’Emvironment’, includes the adoption of a new environmental policy for the Emirates ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Embraer executive jet services joins the national partnership for environmental priorities (FL)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Embraer Executive Jet Services (EEJS) as the newest environmental steward to join the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP). As an EPA partner EEJS will recycle fluorescent lamps and aircraft batteries, ensuring safe reuse of lead and mercury. “Protecting the environment is a team effort,” said Gwen Keyes ...

  • Copper Wire Granulator’s Contribution to Environment

    Copper is used as pure metal and as alloying element with other metals in component manufacturing, where semi-finished products such as shapes or ingots (known as ‘semis’) are produced. It has never been more important for the sustainable growth of modern society. Economic efficiency and environmental performance have been improved by copper based products of multiple applications ...

  • AWS receives planning permission to rebuild plant

    AWS Eco Plastics has been granted conditional planning permission to rebuild the sort line, which was destroyed after a fire at its Hemswell plant. Unanimously agreed to by the council and recommended by the planning committee, recycled food grade PET producer AWS is set to begin building immediately with the goal to be fully operational by September 2010. AWS project director Simon Faulkner ...

  • Concerns raised over postal returns of waste batteries

    Postal returns of waste portable batteries could be dangerous, according to the Department for Transport. The DfT explained to MRW that most types of consumer batteries present no danger in transport but lithium and lithium ion batteries do. The Royal Mail flies a certain percentage of its mail internally across the mainland and the DfT says this could cause problems with ...

  • New bird deterrent system offered by Nixalite

    New Bird Buffer, offered by Nixalite, controls flying birds in open spaces, indoors and outdoors, with a nearly invisible haze of safe and humane Fog Force repellent. The Bird Buffer is a programmable, electronic aerosol generator that produces a dry haze of Fog Force that never settles or leaves any residue. This is a permanent system that works on a timer, so there is only one installation. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • Solar Impulse pioneer Bertrand Piccard receives “Green Cowbell Award 2014”

    Dr Bertrand Piccard is this year’s winner of the “Green Cowbell Award”. The 55-year-old adventurer received the award for his services to environmental protection and his untiring work in promoting the use of renewable sources of energy. Together with Brian Jones, Piccard was the first person to circumnavigate the Earth in a balloon – non-stop, without an engine or ...


    By ICM AG

  • Truly Nondestructive Portable Analysis Tool for Light Element Content in Alloy Material

    Untitled Document August 2006, Billerica, MA Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit, the worldwide leader in nondestructive alloy analysis instrumentation ...

  • Boeing and American Airlines to Accelerate Quieter, Cleaner Aviation Technologies

    Reducing fuel consumption, carbon emissions and community noise are the focus as Boeing (NYSE: BA) and American Airlines (NYSE: AMR) announced the airline will be the launch customer for the evolutionary ecoDemonstrator Program. A Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft will be used to flight test and accelerate the market readiness of emerging technologies. "We are proud to have American ...


    By The Boeing Company

  • NATS becomes first in air traffic controller to set environmental targets

    NATS, the UK’s leading air traffic control company, has taken another step forward as it becomes the first air navigation service provider in the world to set stretching environment targets. The company has begun the process of examining the way it manages airspace so it can cut the emissions of aircraft under its control by an average of ten per cent per flight by 2020. It has also pledged that ...


    By NATS

  • FedEx advances corporate responsibility efforts

    FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) moved closer to meeting its 2020 global citizenship goals with significant support from its 290,000 global team members and through a number of smart investments. The FedEx 2010 Global Citizenship Update, released today, showcases how smart collaboration and strategic investments can help connect the world in ...

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