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  • Fuel Tech Awarded Air Pollution Control Orders Totaling $6.9M

    Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for combustion and emissions control systems for utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of multiple air pollution control orders totaling $6.9 million. The largest of these orders, placed by a major utility and an existing customer, was an award of a ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Could fuel pellets pave way for hydrogen economy?

    Hydrogen offers the promise of becoming an important fuel source in the future. With the prospect of zero emissions from motor vehicles, it could be a viable alternative to fossil fuels. However, it can be highly flammable which may lead to problems with storing and transporting it in vehicles. Researchers have now improved on a secure method of hydrogen storage which could overcome this problem. ...

  • SustainX Hires Stephen Brown as Vice President of Engineering

    SustainX, Inc., developer of an industry-leading, transformative technology for utility-scale bulk energy storage using compressed air, announced that it has hired Stephen Brown as Vice President of Engineering. Brown has nearly two decades of experience leading development, delivery and servicing of world-class advanced technology products. This includes more than a decade of experience in ...


  • DOE Selects Eight Projects to Receive Funding for Reducing the Cost of CO2 Capture and Compression

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected eight projects to receive funding to construct small- and large-scale pilots for reducing the cost of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and compression through DOE’s Carbon Capture Program. The Carbon Capture Program is developing technologies that will enable cost-effective implementation of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EC approves UK aid for feasibility studies on CCS demonstration projects

    The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty state aid rules, aid that the UK intends to grant to conduct two front end engineering and feasibility studies (FEED-studies) on two industrial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects. The FEED studies should reduce the technical, environmental and financial risks of the construction of a commercial scale coal-fired power ...


  • Making carbon capture more affordable

    New research from CO2CRC suggests that the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from Australian power stations could be reduced by 25 percent. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has the potential to make deep cuts in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a major contributor to climate change, by capturing and storing carbon dioxide emissions from major sources such as power stations. One of the ...

  • Profire to Enlarge Its Lindon, Utah Facility in Support of U.S. Expansion Efforts

    Profire Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PFIE), announced today that it has purchased approximately 6,500 square feet of additional office and warehouse space adjacent to its current offices in Lindon, Utah to support its ongoing efforts to expand its presence in the U.S. market. The new space will be used for additional offices, inventory storage and light assembly of components utilized in the Profire ...


  • Stacked-up waste is `arson waiting to happen`

    More than one in ten businesses are storing up waste outside their properties in a way that puts them at risk of a major fire. Norwich Union Risk Services (NURS) said waste and recycling stacked-up against or near to properties was a fire hazard its nation-wide team of risk advisers came across all too frequently - in as many as 10% of cases inspected. NURS' property risk specialist Martin ...

  • East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards

    Hoffman Auto Body Shop has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for nine alleged violations of workplace safety standards at its Connecticut Avenue facility in East Hartford. The auto body repair shop faces proposed fines of $54,300. OSHA's Hartford Area Office began their inspection on Dec. 6, 2012, to verify correction of hazards cited ...

  • Shimadzu’s new TOC-L series provides high-precision analysis of organic compounds in water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the TOC-L Series of analyzers for total organic carbon testing in aqueous samples. With a wide sample range from 4 μg/L to 30,000 mg/L, the TOC-L is suitable for analyzing ultra-pure to highly contaminated samples of wastewater, brine water, seawater, drinking water and pharmaceutical water. Consisting of four models, including PC-controlled and ...

  • SAFER Systems Unveils New Technology at NPRA Safety Conference

    San Antonio, Texas – SAFER Systems, the global technology leader in chemical emergency management solutions, is debuting their latest product innovation and an industry first – the Combustion Analysis Model™ (CAM)  – at the NPRA 2010 National Safety Conference & Exhibition. CAM is designed to: effectively analyze and help one manage industrial or ...


    By SAFER Systems LLC

  • Shimadzu’s new online TOC-4200 analyzer expands functionality to provide high-sensitivity measurement for a wider range of water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the TOC-4200, a next generation on-line TOC analyzer, with new functionality for expanded applications, upgraded communication methods, enhanced data handling, and low maintenance and running costs. The TOC-4200 utilizes Shimadzu's proven, industry-standard 680 °C combustion catalytic oxidation method to support analyses from 5 mgC/L to 20,000 ...

  • Shimadzu’s new TOC-L series provides high-precision analysis of organic compounds in water samples

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the TOC-L Series of analyzers for total organic carbon testing in aqueous samples. With a wide sample range from 4 μg/L to 30,000 mg/L, the TOC-L is suitable for analyzing ultra-pure to highly contaminated samples of wastewater, brine water, seawater, drinking water and pharmaceutical water. Consisting of four models, including PC-controlled and ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...


    By Axion Group

  • No new coal without CCS - Miliband

    A future that curbs emissions from new coal fired power stations, and will see the UK lead the world in the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, was proposed by Ed Miliband today. Setting the UK at the forefront of the global race to decarbonise fossil fuels, he set out to Parliament proposals for the basis on which coal fired power which will be permitted in the future: ...


  • MINIFLASH TOUCH - New Portable Flash Point Tester Launched

    Grabner Instruments launches MINIFLASH TOUCH, its new analyzer for easy and safe flash point testing of petroleum products and solvents. MINIFLASH TOUCH is the latest addition to the Grabner Instruments line of portable flashpoint testers, that combines all of the field-proven advantages of the MINIFLASH tester line with a new convenient touch-screen design. The touch-screen runs on a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Albion Mill Safety Violations Cited

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Pennsylvania-based feed mill operators, Albion Mill. The citations issued for the most recent February 10th inspection, some of which being repeat offenses, were as a follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Leo Motors Exhibits E-Box at 2011 International Green Car Exhibition

    Leo Motors, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LEOM) exhibited E-Box, their energy storage system, at the 2011 International Green Car Exhibition in the Kimdaejung Convention Center in Korea, September 28-30, 2011. Leo exhibited their E-Box at the Yeonggwang City Pavilion. Leo is going to construct a new manufacturing plant in Yeonggwang City at an industrial park that specializes in Electric Vehicles. Leo's ...


  • Carbon sequestration: boon or burden

    Plans to sequester carbon are gaining support as a way to avoid global warming. The European Union plans to invest billions of Euros within the next ten years to develop carbon capture and storage whereby CO2 will be extracted at power plants and other combustion sites and stored underground. But how effective is this procedure and what are the long-term consequences of leakage for the oceans ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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