ash handling News

  • Nederman acquires company with leading expertise in metal chip processing and ash handling systems

    NCC fits very well with Nederman’s existing machining business and will give Nederman entry to the North American machining market. Synergies in-between NCC and Nederman have also been identified in the area of equipment for handling of lime and ash, which is commonly utilized in Nederman’s Filter Solutions for the foundry and steel making industries. NCC has a revenue of 50 MSEK and ...


    By Nederman

  • Coal-ash dumps threaten community

    From his modest home near the Cape Fear River, Sam Malpass can glimpse the tall stacks of Duke Energy's Sutton Steam Electric Plant, a looming reminder of the environmental dangers threatening his family. Contaminated groundwater from a pair of huge Sutton coal-ash dumps is headed toward the wells that provide drinking water for Flemington, a largely working class community a half mile from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups

    Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina. With each disaster, environmentalists sounded alarms and called for the byproduct of burning coal to be treated as hazardous ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Announces Plans to Regulate Coal Ash

    EMSL Analytical provides testing solutions for coal ash as well as combustion byproducts including soot, char and ash.   ...


  • ASH Aebi Schmidt: First-rate technology for the municipal area

    At the trade show Suisse Public 2011 in Bern, Switzerland, ASH Aebi Schmidt is presenting a representative cross-section of its wide range of vehicles and equipment for municipal application. Whether it is for winter service, road cleaning or landscaping - Aebi Schmidt offers innovative technical solutions and the related services.New high-tech products and clever technical improvements are the ...


  • North Carolina regulators shielded Duke`s coal ash pollution

    Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear out leaky coal ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools. Each time, they say, their efforts have been stymied - by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural ...


    By Associated Press

  • Biffa announces plans to handle Leicestershire waste

    Biffa has announced its plans to build a cutting-edge energy recovery facility in Leicestershire that will be capable of powering 42,000 homes. As one of the three firms short-listed by Leicestershire County Council for the procurement of the contract to deal with the area’s residual waste, Biffa intends to apply for planning consent this November. ...

  • Material-Handling Solutions, by Jeffrey Rader Corporation, a Feature of

    Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest Jeffrey Rader Corporation (Woodruff, South Carolina) as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. Jeffrey Rader designs and manufactures material-handling equipment and systems to mechanically unload, convey, lift ...


    By TerraSource Global

  • 4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances

    4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances By Daniel L. Theobald, Environmental Services Substances regulated or substances unregulated may ultimately impact the environment, health, and water supply of others. The following safety considerations are advised for those who store, handle, or transport potentially dangerous substances. ...

  • Nanoparticles present in residues of waste incineration plant

    The use of nanomaterials in consumer goods is growing, as is their presence in waste. A new study is the first to follow the fate of engineered nanoparticles through the entire waste incineration chain. The results indicate current filter technology is effective in removing nanoparticles from flue gas, but that nanoparticles also bind to residues, such as fly ash and slag, which eventually end up ...

  • New coal plants would create nearly 18 million tons of waste annually

    Proposed coal plants across the United States would produce nearly 18 million tons of dangerous waste, including toxic metals, each year. Nearly 130 million tons of coal waste from existing plants is being produced annually, most of which is disposed of in largely unregulated landfills, ponds and other locations, posing serious public health and environmental risks. According to a new analysis by ...

  • ASTM D2449 - 88(2011) Standard Specification for Rubber Bales From Natural Sources—Limit on Coating

    This specification covers bale coatings on rubber bales made from natural sources. This is not applicable to natural rubbers packaged with plastic wrappers. Samples for testing should be carefully collected at random from the outside of the wrapper sheets from any three sides of the bale and properly handled and stored. Test methods include an ashing procedure to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Easy Fleet Maintenance with the CleanAIR AeroCLEAN™ for Diesel Particulate Filters

    Santa Fe, NM – August 29, 2007 – Today’s diesel fleet managers are challenged by new equipment technology and stringent air quality regulations. Keeping diesel particulate filters clean and in good working order is one of those challenges. The AeroCLEAN™ System developed by emissions control manufacturer, CleanAIR Systems, offers fleet managers a fast, easy and safe solution for filter ...


  • Depth filter separates metallic catalysts

    Liquid filtration specialist E. Begerow GmbH & Co will introduce its new BECOPAD depth filter liquid medium for the separation of catalysts at life science show TechnoPharm, which will take place from 11–13 October 2011 in Nuremberg, Germany. The Begerow filter works by bonding expensive metallic catalysts such as palladium, rhodium, and ...

  • ASTM D6728 - 11 standard test method for determination of contaminants in gas turbine and diesel engine fuel by rotating disc electrode atomic emission spectrometry

    Operating experience of gas turbines and diesel engines has shown that some of the ash-forming substances present in a fuel can lead to high temperature corrosion, ash deposition, and fuel system fouling. Ash-forming materials may be in a fuel as oil-soluble metallo-organic compounds as water-soluble salts or as solid foreign ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sludge gasification system

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, a waste to energy technology company based in Housten Texas is putting North America’s first sludge to energy system to commercial use in Florida. The gasification technology converts sludge from municipal wastewater treatment systems into renewable, green energy. Some of the technology employed is manufactured in British Columbia. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Edge innovate’s total versatile bulk loading solution

    The Static (SL) / Mobile (ML) / Tracked (TL) vessel loader, is the newest addition to the EDGE range of mobile bulk handling equipment. This highly versatile and mobile unit is capable of transferring up to 1,200 tons per hour of material, and can accept material direct from large dumping trucks or tipping trailers. The Edge-Loader features a conventional belt design and large wide track ...


    By EDGE INNOVATE

  • Redefinition of waste should increase recycling

    Classifying a host of waste products as raw materials could break down the administrative barriers that currently make them difficult to reuse. Cutting red tape will make it easier to turn millions of tonnes of industrial and commercial waste into usable materials, according to the Environment Agency and Government-funded recycling champion WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme). The ...

  • Department of Defense Opens Combat Jobs to Women

    In a historic decision last month, the Department of Defense announced that woman will no longer be excluded from any combat operations. The move applies to all branches of the U.S. military. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • EPA Proposes to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Power Plants

    In accordance with a consent decree and in line with requirements under the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today will propose a range of options to help reduce dangerous pollutants, including mercury, arsenic, lead, and selenium that are released into America’s waterways by coal ash, air pollution control waste and other waste from steam electric power ...

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