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  • Surf rake cleans blue flag beaches

    Several beaches in Britain were recently awarded Blue Flag status for their cleanliness and safety. In a news segment, local authorities mention how the SURF RAKE has helped them improve their beaches over the years (see 53 seconds in) and helped them secure this highly regarded ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • Surf rake beach cleaner aids in hurricane cleanup

    Even though Hurricane Sandy occurred several months ago, the cleanup effort is still in full swing and will continue for some time to come. The beach cleanup process includes returning sand back to the beach, removing large debris, and purifying the sand with a beach cleaning machine.  In the video bellow, the SURF RAKE partners with a rock rake to purify sand after it has been returned to ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • BeachTech – a professional on the beach

    A successful season ends in Europe and is about to start in the Southern hemisphere Laupheim, 10.11.2006. When the business year of the Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG ended on 30 September, the European summer season of 2006 ended as well. It was a successful season that showed that committing to well-tended beaches is very much 'in fashion'. For many years now, beach operators in ...

  • Winter beach clean-up with BeachTech

    Laupheim, 06 March 2007. Looking out the window at this time of the year – at least here in Europe – beach cleaning is probably the last thing one would like to think about... But especially the winter storms wash ashore large amounts of driftwood which give the beach operators a hard time in spring. Beach cleaning is not an issue for the summer time only. Especially now, during the winter, ...

  • Oil Disaster: BP orders 25 BeachTech™ beach cleaning machines

    After a series of successful tests and proof-of-capability demonstrations on Gulf coast beaches, BP purchased 25 BeachTech™ beach cleaning machines. BP, the City of Gulf Shores, and BeachTech conducted multiple tests and evaluations over a two week period in adapting beach cleaning machines to the challenge of removing oil from beach sand. The extensive testing ...

  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of oceanWednesday and officials said up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out. Up to a fifth of that amount - 21,000 gallons - reached the sea, according to estimates. Federal ...


    By Associated Press

  • Coast Guard defends cleanup response to California oil spill

    The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were workers on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches. The first wave of workers deployed booms in the water to corral the oil slick and placed them along the shoreline to protect ecologically sensitive habitats. Others vacuumed up oil from the site of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Thousands of gallons of oil sopped up from California coast

    More than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast, just a fraction of the sticky crude that escaped from a ruptured pipeline, officials said Thursday. Up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked from the pipeline Tuesday, and up to 21,000 gallons reached the sea just ...


    By Associated Press

  • OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor for fatal worker fall

    Vidal Sanchez fell to his death at a Brooklyn work site on April 1, 2015. It should not have happened. The 51-year-old laborer, who worked for Brooklyn-based J&M Metro General Contracting Corp., fell while raking freshly poured concrete at the unprotected 6th floor edge of a building under construction at 360 Neptune Ave. in Brighton Beach. An inspection by the ...

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

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