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  • Calgon Carbon granted fifth patent for advanced FLUEPAC Technology

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), the leader in innovative activated carbon products for flue gas treatment, today announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (U.S. P&TO) granted the company its fifth patent related to its FLUEPAC technology. U.S. Patent, No. 8,450,238 was issued on May 28, 2013, and relates to its FLUEPAC ST and FLUEPAC STF products for flue gas ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 16 projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Capture Program. The program funds development and testing of transformational carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems for new and existing coal-based power plants. Research funded by this program is expected to help overcome limitations of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Activated Carbon - Regeneration

    Activated carbon has important uses ranging from agricultural, environmental, mining as well as manufacturing industries. Being carbonacous with a highly complex, uneven structure, it has an enormous surface area of miscroscopic pores which boast excellent adsorption capabilities. These adsorption capabilites are used as a separation method for purification and filtration of various industrial ...

  • Seldon secures Chinese approval for water technology

    Seldon Technologies Inc has received formal approval from China’s Ministry of Health for its carbon nanotube drinking water technology for use in China. Seldon’s patented Nanomesh water purification technology is an adsorptive disinfection technology that inactivates a wide range of harmful microorganisms while adsorbing contaminants ...

  • Calgon Carbon Announces First Quarter Results

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. The company reported net income of $8.5 million for the first quarter of 2011, as compared to net income of $9.5 million for the first quarter of 2010. Net income for the first quarter of 2010 was retrospectively adjusted to increase the gain on acquisitions to $2.7 ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Wastewater technology for cream cheese production in Russia

    A German large-scale dairy with production facilities in Russia commissioned EnviroChemie with the expansion of the wastewater treatment plant for a plant in Prokhorovka, near the Ukrainian border. Cream cheese is being produced there since 2012. The expansion of the production capacity also required the adaptation of the wastewater technology. The expanded treatment plant must comply with the ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Wastewater technology for cream cheese production in Russia

    A German large-scale dairy with production facilities in Russia commissioned EnviroChemie with the expansion of the wastewater treatment plant for a plant in Prokhorovka, near the Ukrainian border. Cream cheese is being produced there since 2012. The expansion of the production capacity also required the adaptation of the wastewater technology. The expanded treatment plant must comply with the ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Ahlstrom introduces new powdered activated carbon media for water

    Ahlstrom, a leader in high performance fiber-based materials, introduces a new nonwoven product, Disruptor® PAC, for the filtration of water. The nanoalumina fiber technology used in the product is licensed exclusively from ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • DOE to provide US$36m to advance carbon dioxide capture

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it will provide US$36 million for 15 projects aimed at furthering the development of new and cost-effective technologies for the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the existing fleet of coal-fired power plants. “Currently, the existing US coal fleet accounts for over half of all electricity generated in this country,” US Secretary of Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ahlstrom introduces new powdered activated carbon media for water filtration

    Ahlstrom, a leader in high performance fiber-based materials, introduces a new nonwoven product, Disruptor(®) PAC, for the filtration of water. The nanoalumina fiber technology used in the product is licensed exclusively from ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Calgon Carbon Announces 2011 Municipal Drinking Water Seminar Schedule

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) today announced the 2011 dates and locations for its popular municipal drinking water technical seminar, “Water. Made Better.” Calgon Carbon will conduct this seminar in nine cities in North America from May to December. This free program is designed to educate municipal officials and water and wastewater ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Department of Energy Announces $41 million investment for carbon capture development

    The U.S. Department of Energy announced today the selection of 16 projects aimed at developing advanced post-combustion technologies for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal–fired power plants.  The projects, valued at $41 million over three years, are focused on reducing the energy and cost penalties associated with applying currently available carbon capture technologies to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • FirmGreen Announces Deal to Export its Green Technology

    Ohio Based Technology to Create Green Jobs for Ohioans May 17, 2010, DUBLIN, OH – Today, FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) announced a partnership with Guild Associates, Inc. (Guild) to export green energy technology to Brazil.  Soon, the landfill gas (LFG) cleaning equipment that served as a backdrop for the event will create up to 135 green jobs for Ohioans ...


    By FirmGreen, Inc.

  • ENSR Authors New EPA Handbook on Remediation Treatment Technology

    New Guidance on Cost-Effective Cleanup technology May 18, 2006 – Westford, MA - A team of ENSR Scientists and Engineers were the primary authors of EPA’s new handbook, “Off-Gas Treatment Technologies for Soil Vapor Extraction Systems (SVE): State of the Practice.” ENSR, a leading environmental firm with a worldwide remediation practice assisted EPA with the new handbook which serves as a ...


    By AECOM

  • Low-cost recyclable material could capture carbon dioxide from power plants

    Researchers have developed a new, low-cost material for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants and other generators of the greenhouse gas. Produced with a simple one-step chemical process, the new material has a high capacity for absorbing carbon dioxide — and can be reused many times. Combined with improved heat management techniques, the new material ...

  • Calgon Carbon Awarded Contract for Removal of SOx and NOx from Steel Plant Flue Gas

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Calgon Carbon Japan (CCJ) has been awarded a contract to supply approximately 5.3 million pounds of activated carbon to BlueScope Steel in Australia for removal of sulfur oxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) from exhaust gases at one of its steel manufacturing ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Tecam Group establishes Sales Office in Beijing to market its environmental technology in China

    Tecam Group, the environmental technology supplier, continues expanding internationally. The opening of a Representative Commercial Office in Beijing represents a huge step in the company strategy and expansion plans. This new office will serve the booming Chinese market from a local perspective, with experienced Mandarin-speaking Sales Managers, who will provide technical answers to the Industry ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Envirogen Launches EnviroHPA™ Service Program as High-Performance, Cost-Effective Alternative to Activated Carbon Systems in Hydrocarbon & Chemical Processing Industries

     Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced that it has launched a service program that represents a 21st Century alternative to environmental treatment applications that might otherwise feature activated carbon as an adsorption medium. Called EnviroHPA™ Systems, the offering features a range of ultra-high performing adsorbent media in systems designed, guaranteed and operated ...


    By Envirogen Technologies Inc.

  • Orders for LEVAPOR from Singapore for biotreatment of contaminated water from tank and cistern cleaning

    Those effluents use to be polluted with a wide range of more or less hazardous organics, fluctuating in concentrations, requiring a quite resistant and fast adaptable biocoenosis for their efficient bio- treatment. After having tested different carrier materials, a world wide active company has decided to order for treatment plants of three logictic centers biofilm technologes using LEVAPOR ...

  • Strong Sorption of Toxic Chemicals to Nanoplastics

    Nanoplastics adsorb toxic chemicals up to 100 times stronger than microplastics. This follows from recent research at IMARES and the Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management group. PhD student Ilona Velzeboer measured the adsorption of toxic chemicals to microplastics, nanoplastics, and other nanoparticles such as carbon nanotubes and fullerenes. This way, a good comparison with the ...

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