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  • OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain

    Following the death of an employee at Haverhill Chemicals LLC, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the manufacturer for 21 serious and two other-than-serious safety violations. Many of the violations involve OSHA's Process Safety Management Standards, which contain ...

  • Chopper pump makes mincemeat of pork scratchings

    Problem: Fats and pieces of pig skin used in the manufacture of pork scratchings at OK Snacks were causing standard equipment to break down, resulting in time and cost spent on clearing the blockage. Solution: A reception tank was installed with an external Landia chopper pump placed near the bottom. Furthermore, a recirculation system was introduced which allows the pump to chop and then ...


    By Landia

  • Don`t let fat put a drain on Christmas

    Tipping left over fat and grease from the Christmas turkey down the kitchen sink could cause some unwelcome woes this holiday, and the Consumer Council for Water is calling for consumers to think twice before dumping fat, oil or grease down the drain. It is all too easy to simply rinse the fat and oil from greasy pots and pans down the drain with soap and hot water, but as the fat cools it will ...


  • Don`t let your Gutters Drain your Wallet

    Friday 26th November was National Gutters Day and a timely reminder to homeowners that by spending a few minutes cleaning and inspecting gutters this weekend could potentially save hundreds, if not thousands of pounds! Cleaning out gutters is certainly not the most exciting job in terms of home maintenance, but it is one of the most important. Old, broken or sagging gutters can lead to water ...


  • Builders fill sewer with concrete

    A WATER company is suing a house builder for £500,000 after they stopped people flushing their loos by pouring 30 tonnes of concrete down a sewer. The blunder caused chaos in Salford, Lancashire when the concrete set hard along about 43 metres of the public Victorian sewer. People could not flush their toilets for three days on Aspull Walk, Salford as engineers installed an emergency ...


    By United Utilities

  • Zimbabwe engulfed by sewage

    To get to Sinikiwe MaKhumalo's doorstep in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, visitors have to step on a thin plank perched precariously over a trench that prevents sewage from flowing into her house. The 57-year-old grandmother has endured this arrangement to access her home in the city's Old Magwegwe working class suburb for the past five months after a sewer burst close to her ...


    By United Nations

  • Northumbrian Water Ltd fined £10,000 for Ouse Burn pollution

    Northumbrian Water Ltd was fined £10,000 at Newcastle Magistrates yesterday (24 September), for causing sewage pollution to a stretch of the Ouse Burn in Ponteland. Northumbrian Water Ltd, of Abbey Road, Pity Me, County Durham, was also told to pay costs of £3,802 to the Environment Agency, which brought the case. The company was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £1,000. ...

  • Persuasive on-site recycling by RUBBLE MASTER - RM80 re-developing Caterpillar tractor factory in East Peoria, IL

    EAST PEORIA , ILLINOIS . IronHustler Excavating (IHX) based in Peoria provides the full spectrum of construction and demolition services. A remarkable rate of 70% repeat business confirms that the customers trust in the performance of IHX's site solutions and systems customized to their specific needs - as managing director Dave Schielein puts it: “We believe in providing the best services ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Western Virginia water authority expands business analytics capabilities with InfoNet and InfoNet Mobile

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced that Western Virginia Water Authority (WVWA) in Roanoke, Virginia, has implemented the Innovyze InfoNet and InfoNet ...


    By Innovyze

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