biosolids testing News

  • Nexterra completes biosolids fuel testing

    Vancouver-based Nexterra has announced the successful completion of testing of biosolids as a potential new fuel source for its proprietary gasification technology. The first phase of testing took place last month at Nexterra’s product development centre in Kamloops B.C., using biosolids from Metro Vancouver. Nexterra is actively developing a new application of its proprietary gasification ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • On-site gasification of biosolids

    A word about MaxWest. MaxWest Environmental Systems designs, builds, owns and operates waste disposal facilities using a time test gasification process that converts biomass waste materials into renewable green thermal energy. Our mission is to provide municipalities and industrial sites with a unique system that is safe, cost effective and more environmentally friendly than traditional methods ...

  • Therma-Flite’s IC Biosolids Dryer Transforms Rio Dell WWTP into a Showcase of Modern Biosolids Management in the Northwest

    State-of-the-Art Biosolids Dryer Made Scalable and Affordable: City of Rio Dell’s Wastewater Treatment Plant began a comprehensive renewal project in 2010. Phase 1 included upgrades to the headworks–screening and grit removal ...


    By Therma-Flite Inc.

  • Toledo to Dispose of Biosolids Sludge on the Shores of Lake Erie Ohio-N-Viro Comments

    N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB: NVIC) responds to yesterday's Toledo Blade article headline link here, Toledo officials argue over how to handle sewage ...

  • Global experts convene to discuss future utility energy performance at WEF residuals & biosolids meeting in Raleigh, NC

    More than 30 global experts convened to discuss a vision for future energy performance and a plan to help wastewater utilities become net energy producers at the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Residuals and Biosolids 2012: Advancing Residuals Management: Technologies and Applications conference that was held last week in Raleigh, NC. “WEF will continue to move forward with a ...

  • ABC Digestate Standard Testing And Certification Program

    The American Biogas Council launches its digestate standard initiative this fall. Benefits and “how-tos” of program participation are focus of ABC’s Workshop at BioCycle REFOR16. What is digestate, how do you describe it to regulators or market it to customers? That’s the critical digestate knowledge gap addressed by the American Biogas Council‘s (ABC) ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Sionix Corporation Reports Successful Testing Results

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix"), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems, today reported successful independent third-party testing results for its Mobile Water Treatment System (MWTS). The Sionix MWTS removed contaminants of the same, or substantially similar, atomic weight and structure as the radioactive isotopes of those same elements currently ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • Bisphenol A

    Biosolids post application. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a high production volume chemical widely used in manufacturing polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins that are used in many industries. Procedures described in a new ASTM International standard will be used for measuring BPA concentration in environmental media such as soils, sludges and biosolids. The new standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Innovative Thermal Oxidation Technology Piloted at Rotorua

    Today the Minister for the Environment Hon Dr Nick Smith opened a pilot plant that will test an innovative process that converts biosolid waste into valuable chemical products. Opening of the pilot plant, installed at Rotorua District Council’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, is a milestone event in a research project involving Crown Research Institute Scion and the Council, who joined forces ...

  • Concerns Grow Over Radioactive Pollutants in Pennsylvania

    Last month, The New York Times published a story about Pennsylvania environmental regulators calling waste treatment and drinking water facilities to increase testing for radioactive materials.  The concerns have been prompted by a dramatic increase in natural gas drilling across the state.  Wastewater from some of these drilling sites ends up at treatment plants.   ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Workers Still Exposed to Combustible Dust Hazards

    An explosion last month at a Shanghai factory producing parts for Apple injured 61 employees.  The explosion is believed to have been caused by a build-up of combustible aluminum dust. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “Any combustible material (and some materials normally considered noncombustible) can burn rapidly when in a finely divided ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Aecom Awards Contract to Cambi in Kent, England

    The Long Reach project is a first of its kind in the UK. Thames water have selected AECOM as main contractor with Cambi as its specialist sub-contractor to build an upgrade to its sludge digestion plant in at Long Reach STW, in NW Kent. The plant has sewage treatment design capacity for 840,000 people equivalent and digests its sludge for use in agriculture as a fertiliser The aim of the project ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Industrial Combustible Dust Tragedies can be Prevented

    One year ago, a combustible dust explosion killed a worker at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, Tennessee.  During the same year there were additional two accidents at the plant that have been linked to combustible dust resulting in several additional deaths and injuries. The investigation found that significant amounts of fine iron powder had accumulated over time at the facility and the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • LuminUltra Extends its Technologies to the Bioprocessing Sector

    In order to advance the state of technologies for assessment of microorganisms in bio-processing applications, such as wastewater & biosolids treatment, ethanol production, and biogas generation, LuminUltra Technologies Ltd., of Fredericton, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with New Brunswick’s Centre of Excellence in Agricultural and Biotechnological Sciences (CESAB) of the ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • AppliTek Selected as Finalist for the 2016 China BlueTech Awards

    Nazareth (Belgium), June 2nd 2016 ― After the official news of being shortlisted for the awards, AppliTek has the pleasure to announce that it is climbing up the ring for the final contest of the inaugural China BlueTech Awards of June 2016. In the category Testing equipment and monitoring solutions AppliTek sparked the attention with its proprietary technology for monitoring toxicity in ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Muck to Brass - Clarke Energy speeds agrivert to renewable power production

    Clarke Energy is assisting Agrivert to produce renewable energy from Oxfordshire Council’s waste. Agrivert’s new Wallingford Anaerobic digestion facility is helping to deliver a sustainable solution to both waste treatment and renewable energy production in Oxfordshire. The anaerobic digester processes food waste collected from Oxfordshire County Council and other local sources and ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Hey, Doc! Sewage, Beer and Food Scraps Can Power Chevrolet’s Bi-fuel Impala

    Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy “Back to the Future,” is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer. Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

    PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead the sales division. Snyder had served nearly three years as head of sales and marketing with MaxWest. The MaxWest ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Cincinnati conference to focus on safe, clean water, improved public health

    While most people expect clean water to run from our taps and through our waterways, it would not be clean without the water professionals who work continuously to improve water and public health around the world. Many of these water quality experts will be meeting April 11–12 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Cincinnati for Disinfection 2011, a Water Environment Federation (WEF) specialty ...

  • EREF Awards First Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to award the inaugural Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), to Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington. Founded specifically to serve the needs of the waste industry and contractors who need payment and performance bonds, ...

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