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  • Fly Ash Treatment – Plasma Torches versus Graphite Electrodes

    Background Plasma generating devices have to be designed to tolerate incredibly harsh conditions during operation and in particular very high heat loads and temperatures around the arc. However, when used in the vitrification of highly chlorinated materials the challenge is even greater than in other applications. The combination of high general furnace temperatures, extremely ...

  • Ash Improvement Technology Signs Multi-Year Agreement to Treat Ash and Slag in Vietnam

    Ash Improvement Technology, Inc. (AIT) announced today that it signed an agreement with Shengli Steel of Vietnam to convert ash and slag waste products into a cement substitute material. The 5-year contract was awarded for Shengli's site located in the Thai Binh province and encompasses treatment of approximately 60,000 annual tons of material for local and export markets. ...


  • Bottom ash Mobile Non Ferrous Metals Separation Machine

    RNS Engineering proudly presents her New Generation high capacity Mobile (for picture see our Website). Non-Ferrous Metals Separation Machine. •The New Mobile Non-Ferrous Metals Separation Machine is designed to separate Non-Ferrous metals from various waste fractions (e.g. bottom-ash ex waste incineration plants) •This machine combines the treatment of two different sizes of fractions by ...


  • Soil treatment technology from ADT

    SOIL REMEDIATION & TREATMENT SPECIALISTS ADT is a leading provider of remediation services ranging from simple soil excavation projects to complex programs requiring a combination of technologies. ADT is experienced at remediating soil, sludges, pits, TPH impacted materials, tank farms contaminated with a wide variety of petroleum products, low-level radioactive waste, heavy metals, ...


  • Thermal Treatment of Sludge Could Boost Phosphorous Resources, Solve Waste Problem

    Bio4Energy researchers are developing a new efficient method for phosphorous recovery using thermal treatment of sludge from municipal waste treatment facilities or pulp and paper operations. Once implemented, the scheme is expected to provide for a reduction of the risk of contamination of food and feed crops by heavy metals—as well as reduce the problem of how to dispose of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Canada’s most contaminated site may finally receive the treatment it needs

    At one time, Nova Scotia produced almost 50% of Canada’s steel. When production ceased in 2001, a legacy of contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater remained, bearing such contaminants as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), PCBs, and heavy metals. What remains today is one million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment spread over, an area spanning 68 hectares, at two major sites - the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Power industry to spend more than $22 billion for water flow and treatment next year

    The power industry will spend over $22.8 billion in 2014 for equipment and chemicals to transport, treat and control water and wastewater. This is the conclusion reached by McIlvaine through aggregating forecasts in nine of its market reports. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) These expenditures will be generated by coal, nuclear, gas and hydro plant operators. The ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry - Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The U.S. Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry-Industry & Market Report, published annually , contains timely and accurate industry statistics, ...


  • Vice president, two managers of waste treatment facility sentenced for clean water act felonies

    Three officials of Ecological Systems, Inc. (ESI), an oil reclamation company that operated a centralized waste treatment facility in Indianapolis, IN, were sentenced in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana for felony violations of the Clean Water Act. The prosecution stemmed from ESI's intentional discharges of untreated wastewater and stormwater from its facility directly into the ...

  • Unique opportunity to own a ready built Plasma Metal Recovery System

    We are offering for sale a previously used Plasma Metal Recovery System (PMRS).  The equipment is specified for the treatment of 5 tonnes per day (1,500 tonnes per annum) of cordierite based autocatalyst but can treat similar catalysts of differing substrate chemistry, to recover the Precious Metals (PMs) including Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) as a collector metal alloy for subsequent final ...

  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Receives Permit to Accept MSW at the Company-Operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Maine

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, said today that it has received a permit from the State of Maine to accept in-state municipal solid waste (MSW) directly at the state-owned, company-operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town, Maine. The company said the Maine Department of Environmental Protection issued a ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Teams With Planet Hydra, LLC to Create an Ocean-Based Waste Remediation Site and Water Desalination Vessel

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced its discussions with Planet Hydra to retrofit retired ocean vessels to function as floating waste remediation sites and water desalination plants. The plan includes the installation of three (3) Arc Master I Plasma Arc Gasification Units on deck, and three (3) large water desalination units below deck. These dual purpose vessels will ...


  • EISENMANN Introduces Pyrobustor to US Market

    (CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) September 15, 2008 – EISENMANN announced it is introducing its Pyrobustor system for the thermal treatment of biosolids from municipal water and wastewater treatment plants. Following successful commercial installations in Italy and Germany and driven by the demand for alternative biosolids treatment technologies in the U.S., EISENMANN is introducing their Pyrobustor system ...


  • 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 ...

  • EPA expects to revise rules for wastewater discharges from power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to revise the existing standards for water discharges from coal-fired power plants to reduce pollution and better protect America’s water. Wastewater discharged from coal ash ponds, air pollution control equipment, and other equipment at power plants can contaminate drinking water sources, cause fish and other wildlife to die and create other ...

  • Installation with the largest glass producers in the world

    Last month Sodimate contracted with one of the largest glass producers in the world. Running a 24/7 operation with 700 employees, the glass plant produces 2500 tons of flat glass per day, receives more than 200 trucks, and is capable of fabricating 20 foot by 10 foot glass sheets. Most of the fabricated glass is then transformed into windows, mirrors, or used in the car and packaging industries. ...


    By Sodimate, Inc

  • Extending carbon life reduces life cycle costs

    Siemens Water Technologies introduces AquaCarb 1240CAT catalytic carbon, an addition to the company’s Westates carbon product line for the North American market. It uses coconut shell-based carbon specially processed to offer enhanced performance capabilities over traditional catalytic carbons in water treatment. The new product can provide improved results in water quality targets for ...


  • 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

  • Modern Water’s toxicity monitor used for river clean-up research

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has collaborated with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to supply a Microtox® M500 toxicity monitor. The monitor will assist with research into advanced treatment techniques which could provide a solution to the removal of Total Phosphorus from the ...

  • 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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