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  • Macrotek Awarded Major Flue Gas Desulphurization Contract for Heavy Oil Recovery Project in Venezuela

    Macrotek signed a multi-million dollar contract for the design and supply of a compact flue gas desulphurization (FGD) system for the Venezuelan national oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA). The FGD system will clean up gases from a thermal oxidizer containing a significant concentration of SO2. Hot gases from the oxidizer will be quenched and conditioned in a counter-current ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Flue Gas Desulfurization Orders To Average $11 Billion/yr For Next 13 Years

    After decades of famine the world’s Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) system suppliers are now feasting with worldwide orders in 2006 reaching over $11 billion.  The suppliers of these systems and the suppliers of components are struggling to deal with the demand.  Delays of one year or more due to shortages in equipment or labor are now commonplace. Chief executives are struggling to ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Hot gas filtration questions replace regulations as the most important air pollution control subjects

    Regulations are normally the most important factors changing the world’s air pollution control decisions. However, advances in the ability to treat hot gases make technology questions the most important subjects for air pollution control purchasers in China, the U.S. and the rest of the world. The regulations leave no doubt that existing precipitators on coal-fired boilers, kilns and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • OPIC Board approves $250 million to support ContourGlobal solutions` clean energy project for bottling plants

    The Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today approved up to $250 million to support ContourGlobal Solutions' energy-efficiency project which will enable a major Coca-Cola bottler to significantly reduce its carbon dioxide emissions while also reducing energy consumption and costs. The OPIC loan facility will support ContourGlobal Solutions Holdings Ltd. and ...

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • Macrotek Awarded Half a Million Dollar Contract for Complex Scrubber Systems

    Macrotek was awarded phase two of a metal extraction project which includes detailed engineering and fabrication of two complex scrubber systems for a gold extraction plant in Thetford, Quebec. In one system, the flue gas from a roaster is at high temperature and contains multiple contaminants including particulate, arsenic, and SO2. The high SO2 content allows for sulfuric acid recovery which ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Nanoparticles present in residues of waste incineration plant

    The use of nanomaterials in consumer goods is growing, as is their presence in waste. A new study is the first to follow the fate of engineered nanoparticles through the entire waste incineration chain. The results indicate current filter technology is effective in removing nanoparticles from flue gas, but that nanoparticles also bind to residues, such as fly ash and slag, which eventually end up ...

  • Michaelis Waste to Energy Systems: cost reduction for waste disposal and energy

    The basic conditions for an own waste energy system have been changed in the last months: Waste disposal is no future-safe measure the prices fort he industrial waste disposal will increase The big central waste incineration plants are not interested in taking over waste of a high calorific value as therewith the incineration capacity is reduced The ...


    By Michaelis GmbH & Co. KG

  • Department of energy announces $67 million investment for carbon capture development

    The US Department of Energy announced today the selection of ten projects aimed at developing advanced technologies for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal combustion. The projects, valued at up to $67 million over three years, focus on reducing the energy and efficiency penalties associated with applying currently available carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies to existing and new ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Milestone project demonstrates innovative mercury emissions reduction technology

    An innovative technology that could potentially help some coal-based power generation facilities comply with anticipated new mercury emissions standards was successfully demonstrated in a recently concluded milestone project at a Michigan power plant. Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), WE Energies demonstrated ...

  • Eco Power Solutions Conducts Tours of its Louisville Technology Center During 2012 Coal-Gen Conference

     Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, is offering tours of its Technology Center on Wednesday, August 15th, as part of the 2012 Coal-Gen Conference (August 15-17, 2012). Opened in 2010, the Technology Center in Louisville gives visitors the chance to see the COMPLY 2000™, theworld's most ...


  • Eco Power Solutions Tour Demonstrates Capabilities of COMPLY 2000™ Technology to Remove Coal Emissions

    Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, demonstrated the success of its COMPLY 2000 technology during a Coal-Gen tour of its Technology Center on Tuesday, August 14. The Center's coal unit removed nearly 100 percent of NOx and SOx emissions during the two-hour tour. Eco Power Solutions hosted a group of industry executives at its Technology ...


  • GE technology selected to lower emissions and rebuild electrostatic precipitator at Enel Maritza East 3 in Bulgaria

    GE (NYSE: GE) was recently awarded a contract by Enel SpA to complete phase 6 of an 8-phase project at Enel Maritza East 3 (EME3) Thermal Power Plant in Bulgaria. During this phase, GE will convert two electrostatic precipitators (ESP) from tumbling hammer to GE’s advanced top rap technology, helping to increase reliability of the unit, lower maintenance costs and achieve lower emissions. GE ...


    By General Electric

  • The World Market For Sedimentation And Centrifugation Equipment Will Rise To $6 Billion In 2010

    The world market for centrifuges, clarifiers, dissolved air flotation systems and hydrocyclones will grow from just over $5.4 billion in 2006 to $6 billion in 2010. Clarifiers and thickeners will generate the most revenues.  These gravity-settling devices are widely used.  They are found in every country from Chilean copper mines to Taiwanese sewage treatment plants.  The second ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Carbon Trust: even in warmer weather businesses wasting heat and money

    New guide shows how heat recovery can cut energy bills with quick payback A new Carbon Trust guide, launched today, sets out how a wide range of organisations from retailers to leisure centres and hotels to manufacturing companies can cut energy bills by reducing the heat wasted in their buildings and processes. Heat recovery - the collection and re-use of heat that would otherwise be ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Energos turns up the heat on energy from waste

    Energos turns up the heat on energy from waste  Energy from waste (efw) facilities must utilise their  heat potential to maximise efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions savings. That  was the message from Nick Dawber, Managing Director of UK-based Energos (www.energos.com)  to The Waste to Energy City Summit, held in London on 21 ...


    By ENER-G

  • Frost & Sullivan Analysis - A Rising Mountain of Urban Waste to Boost the Waste to Energy Plant Market

    In 2012 Europeans generated approximately 265 million tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW). A mountain of urban waste that is rising year after year caused by growing volumes of packaging and food disposed by our households. With the World Bank predicting that global generation of MSW will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year by 2025, the annual cost of solid ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Canada’s climate change plans

    Although a national climate change strategy for Canada is still being developed, every province and territory has initiated plans of their own to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This article summarizes the stated climate change policies of Canada’s top 5 greenhouse gas emitting provinces, and offers a comment on the implications of these initiatives for an eventual National Climate Change ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Diesel fuel can be made from Algae - Montana State University

    The same slippery brown algae that covers streamside rocks, making footing hazardous for anglers, contains oil that can be turned into diesel fuel, says a Montana State University microbiologist. Keith Cooksey is one of many U.S. scientists who studied the feasibility of turning algal oil into biodiesel in the 1980s. From 1978 to 1995 a study to investigate algae as a source of fuel and its ...

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

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