clay absorbent News

  • Xylem recognizes International Stockholm Junior Water Prize awardees for research using clay to remove and recover pollutants from wastewater

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues congratulates Luigi Marshall Cham, Jun Yong Nicholas Lim and Tian Ting Carrie-Anne Ng of Singapore, the winners of the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research. The award was ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Hudson river becomes laboratory

    Research engineers and a New York state utility have been using a Hudson River contamination site as a laboratory, testing a new way to remove coal tar pollutants from riverbeds using mattress-sized absorbent panels. The panels are filled with organo-clay, a mineral which draws oil like a magnet. During the last week of November, utility workers from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and ...

  • Why Should You Pair Your Paint Company With SpillFix?

    If you paint homes for a living, you know spilled paint causes a lot of problems. Because of paint’s slick nature, spilled paint creates a dangerous work environment for employees. Also, spilling buckets of paint in a client’s home could lead to stains on their floors. To ensure the productivity of your paint company, workers and owners should properly prepare themselves for the job ...


    By SpillFix Ltd

  • Using microwaves to clean polluted soil could lead to energy savings

    Researchers have experimented with microwave heating as a way of cleaning soils polluted with fuels, such as diesel and petrol. Soil type and moisture levels, as well as the strength of microwaves used, had a strong bearing on the overall effectiveness of the cleaning. The research shows that, at certain depths and in certain types of soil, microwaves can be a cost-effective way of cleaning ...

  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • Introducing HolePlug+™ - The industry`s first annular sealant materials to provide pollution prevention and improved performance

    Adventus Group has joined AquaBlok Ltd., manufacturers of innovative clay-based composite materials, to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from a patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials.HolePlug+™ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zero-valent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


  • Students from Singapore Win 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

    Tonight, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize at an award ceremony at the World Water Week in Stockholm. The winners were students Luigi Marshall Cham, Jun Yong Nicholas Lim and Tian Ting Carrie-Anne Ng from Singapore. Access video from the award ceremony: www.thenewsmarket.com/siwi. High ...

  • MOP Environmental Solutions (MOPN) Announces Sale-Leaseback Agreement for Bath NH Plant

    Bath, NH  -  -  MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. President Wayne D. King today announced a sale-leaseback agreement that substantially reduces manufacturing overhead costs for the company.   “The sale of the MOP Manufacturing building has created an opportunity to recast our manufacturing costs and overhead,” King said. “We will now purchase our electricity ...


  • Innovation thinking: the ultimate sustainable resource

    Remember when consumers simply consumed? Our job was pulling out our wallets and spending. Corporations didn't expect us to be creative, but express our personality by wrapping ourselves in the brands we loved. Then something funny happened. The great recession, sustainability and new media collided. For the first time in our lives, we had little money left over for shopping; we realized our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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