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  • CETCO announces GCLs with New Engineered Clay Technologies

    New Technologies Provide Ultra-Low Permeability and Enhanced Chemical Resistance CETCO announces the release of three new product lines in the category of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). The names of the new product lines are InterLoK, Resistex and Continuum. Each product features a unique engineered clay technology designed by the research and development team at CETCO to enhance the ...


    By CETCO

  • Suncor energy receives approval for tailings management plan

    Suncor Energy today reported it has received approval for its tailings management plan from the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB). The plan proposed the expansion of a new approach to tailings management called TROTM. "This is great news and a significant milestone in addressing one of the greatest reclamation challenges in oil sands mining," said Kirk Bailey, executive vice president, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Suncor receives approval for tailings management plan

    Suncor Energy today reported it has received approval for its tailings management plan from the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB). The plan proposed the expansion of a new approach to tailings management called TROTM. "This is great news and a significant milestone in addressing one of the greatest reclamation challenges in oil sands mining," said Kirk Bailey, executive vice president, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cutting landfill costs effectively

    With reducing landfill and protecting the environment of paramount importance, one innovative company taking a lead in these areas is New Waste Concepts UK, based in Devon. NWCI has developed globally patented products focused on saving space in landfills and for protecting the environment on a cost effective basis when cleaning up sediments contaminated with hazardous materials. Its innovative ...


  • Put a plastic bag in your tank

    Researchers in India have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain kinds of plastic waste into liquid fuel as a way to re-use discarded plastic bags and other products. They report full details next month in the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Many pundits describe the present time as the “plastic age” for good reason and as such we ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Suncor lets major contract for tailings management

    Mullen Group Ltd. has announced that its wholly owned operating subsidiary Canadian Dewatering L.P. has been awarded a major contract by Suncor Energy as part of the company's new approach to tailings management at its oil sands mining operations. 'This is an important new piece of business for our organization, one that expands the service offerings Canadian Dewatering provides to one of our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Simultaneous determination of halogens and sulfur in complex matrices by combustion ion chromatography

    Combustion ion chromatography (CIC) enables straightforward, simultaneous determination of halogens and sulfur in complex solid and liquid matrices. CIC is ideal for routine analysis, as it integrates sample digestion by pyrolysis and subsequent analysis by ion chromatography in a single, fully automated system. There is no need for ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • United Utilities UK Selects Evoqua MEMCOR UF Membrane System for Rochdale Waterworks Upgrade

    Evoqua to design and install innovative MEMCOR membrane system for facility upgrade at Clay Lane water treatment works in Rochdale Compact footprint ideal for existing plant redevelopment Modular pressurized, pre-engineered system simplifies design, operation and reduces installation costs United Utilities ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • IMS Introduces GeoPool Dredge Dewatering Technology

    IMS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the U.S.   ...

  • Rapid response to bridge flood misery

    Following November 21’s flood destruction of the town’s bridges over the River Derwent in Workington, Cumbria, Army Royal Engineers have used Tensar International’s TriAx™ geogrid to help construct new bridge abutments for a 40 ton temporary footbridge. Connecting the north and south of the town, the actual bridge will take a week to assemble, and is expected to be in place for Monday 6th’s ...


    By Tensar International

  • Could Your Asphalt Pavement Sealer be Causing a Health Risk Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses how some pavement sealers could be creating environmental concerns and health risks.   Pavement sealers are often made up of a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Are Toxins in Your Driveway Sealant Creating a Health Risk?

    A freshly sealed asphalt driveway or parking lot provides a deep black appearance that looks attractive to property owners and can help to extend the life of the asphalt. These pavement sealers are often made up of a mixture of sand, clay, polymers, water and either asphalt or coal tar. Pavement sealers that contain coal tar have come under increased scrutiny in recent years due to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Tensar supports Roman Villa recreation for C4

    The proposal to recreate a Roman Villa/ Bath House on an English Heritage site at Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, for Channel 4’s January 20, 2011 programme ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’ , was made possible by constructing it on a reinforced concrete raft foundation over a rock mattress mechanically stabilised with Tensar’s TriAx geogrid. Evans Wolfenden ...


    By Tensar International

  • Federal Government announces clean technology projects across Canada

    The federal government has announced funding for 23 clean technology projects in communities from coast to coast to coast. The funding, which totals $61.8 million in areas such as agriculture, transportation, mining and energy, is being provided through Sustainable Development Technology Canada's (SDTC) SD Tech Fund™ The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Innovative dredging technology accelerates removal of residual contamination in Ashtabula River

    The US EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) and their non-federal sponsor, the Ashtabula City Port Authority, along with the State of Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a consortium of private companies collaborated to design and implement an innovative approach for addressing extensive sediment contamination in a portion of the Ashtabula River near Lake Erie. The ...

  • Secretary Chu announces six projects to convert captured CO2 emissions from industrial sources into useful products

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selections of six projects that aim to find ways of converting captured carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from industrial sources into useful products such as fuel, plastics, cement, and fertilizers.  Funded with $106 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -matched with $156 million in private cost-share -today"s selections ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Nanotechnology in Water Treatment

    Nanotechnology in Water Treatment  The global market for nanostructured products used in water treatment was worth an estimated $1.4 billion in 2010 and will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% during the next 5 years to reach a value of $2.2 billion in 2015. Most of the ...


  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

  • 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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