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  • Kirk’s Insight into an Anaerobic Digestion Tank

    Anaerobic Digestion Tanks are the most noticeable part of any Anaerobic Digestion plant and in most cases this is where all the action takes place, getting the right base material, coating type, size and design of the tank is a vital part of any AD project. Tanks come in a variety of sizes which will vary depending on the expected throughput of the proposed plant and the material (feedstock) it ...


    By KIRK UK

  • GLOBE-Net news digest - February 18, 2010

    US departments seek energy efficiency hub Seven federal agencies teamed up last week to search for a new energy research hub to lead US efforts to enhance building energy efficiency. The group, led by the Department of Energy (DoE), issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement inviting bids to create a regional research ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Anaerobic Digestion Success for a UK Food Waste Plant

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was awarded a contract back in 2008 for one of the first commercial biogas plants in the UK which was the start of a 6 year relationship with the customer and two extensions to the initial plant. ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Kirk Environmental successfully completes large scale anaerobic digestion plant for world renowned San Miguel Corporation

    With over 30 years industry experience, Kirk Environmentals Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas storage infrastructure provides a cost effective solution for turning waste into electricity or useable biogas as shown in the recent successful completion of their first 1.2MW Anaerobic Digestion plant in Vietnam’s Ben Cat District in the southern province of Binh Duong. Working in partnership with ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Thames Water Hogsmill STW Case Study

    BIODOME® INTERNATIONAL successfully supplied two bespoke BIODOME® Double Membrane Roofs on top of two already existing concrete tanks at the Thames Water Hogsmill STW site.  The two 32m diameter concrete tanks were converted into digesters by splitting them with a pre-cast central walkway and by developing bespoke BIODOME® Roofs that would meet the high level of engineering ...


    By Biodome International Ltd

  • Balmoral Tanks: A natural evolution

    The globally renowned tank manufacturer, Balmoral Tanks, has evolved into Europe’s leading storage tank design and manufacturing company. The 2014 acquisition of the assets of Barnsley-based Galglass significantly expanded Balmoral Tanks’ portfolio to include new product lines for the AD market including epoxy coated steel tanks and concrete tanks. ...


    By Balmoral Tanks

  • Successful BIODOME® installation for Kirk Environmental in Flint, Michigan USA.

    Kirk Environmental has successfully completed the installation of a 300m³ top mounted BIODOME® Double Membrane Gasholder at the Biogas Plant in Flint, Michigan USA. The Biogas plant is an extension to the existing waste water treatment plant where it will now process primary and secondary sludge to produce bio-methane which will convert to renewable electricity. ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Innovative composting system halves waste reduction time

    Independent composting firm Greenview Environmental is opening the first of four cutting edge ‘organic refineries’ next month. Using an in-vessel aeration system developed by Greenview Environmental founder John Jardine, the refinery will start production on 1 July in Corby. The IVAS composting technology reduces kerb-collected municipal and commercial organic waste to soil improver in just six ...

  • Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District and Ostara Partner to Install Commercial Nutrient Recovery Facility

    MADISON, WI and VANCOUVER, BC - The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. have partnered to install a new Nutrient Recovery Facility at MMSD's Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The District, which serves 340,000 people in the cities, towns and villages surrounding Madison, selected Ostara's Pearl® Nutrient Recovery technology for ...

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment at home

    Ozzi Kleen Domestic Wastewater Treatment System to replace Septic Sewerage Systems.The Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment System treats up to 2,000 litres of wastewater everyday. Operating on a continuing cyclic, fully aerobic basis, the wastewater treatment is highly effective and efficient, processing it into clear odourless irrigation water in a matter of hours.The Ozzi Kleen RP10 is the only one of ...

  • Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

    Britons looking for an affordable and green way to heat their homes could find the answer in the nation’s dustbins, according to a new report commissioned by gas distribution network Cadent. Black bag domestic rubbish, together with agricultural residues, energy crops, sewage, and food waste, could generate enough green gas to heat between seven and 15 million homes annually, the ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Pixel gains highest green star score ever

    Grocon"s new Pixel building, the first carbon neutral office building in Australia, has achieved the highest Green Star score ever awarded by the Green Building Council of Australia. At an event to mark the opening of Pixel attended by Grocon CEO, Daniel Grollo, and Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Innovation, Gavin Jennings, Mr Grollo said Pixel represented the office of the ...

  • Video Educates Property Owners & Tenants about Concerns over Mold

    Some people think that unless they live in a place that experiences flooding and hurricanes, they will likely never have to deal with mold in their home. The reality is that many mold problems occur due to much less dramatic events that allow moisture or elevated humidity to accumulate in a structure.   Mold is not usually a problem indoors, unless mold spores have landed on a wet or damp ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Massachusetts’ Food Waste Reduction Initiative Creates 900 Jobs, $175 Million Of Economic Activity

    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) today issued a report, which found that the Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Ban has created more than 900 jobs and stimulated $175 million in economic activity across the Commonwealth during the first two years ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • EREF Awards Record 12 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, Including 3 New Named Scholarships

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has awarded a record of 12 scholarships to Master’s and Doctoral students across the United States and Canada. Included in those 12 scholarships are recipients of 3 new named EREF scholarships: the Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), the ...

  • The cleantech `revolution`: Transforming our economies

    A new report from Oxford Analytica concludes that clean technology (’Cleantech’) is on the cusp of transforming practically every business sector in the economies of Europe, and those who fail to face the challenge and indeed turn this into an opportunity, risk falling by the wayside. Cleantech, the Impact on Key Sectors in Europe finds that the economic downturn has not derailed the development ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CBI Polymers Provides Technology Solution to Hungarian Disaster Relief with DeconGel®

    Hungary's toxic sludge spill is being called one of Europe's top three environmental disasters of the past few decades. On October 4, an enormous chemical-filled reservoir maintained by an Alumina plant in Ajka, western Hungary ruptured, inundating several villages with nearly 200 million gallons of toxic sludge. Immediately upon hearing of the spill, CBI ...


    By KT Chemicals, Inc.

  • Phosphorus recovery: new approaches developed in Vancouver could save the world

    In a May 2011 workshop sponsored by the Department of Energy, phosphorus was considered alongside lithium, neodynium, and rare earth metals as a potentially strategically important element. Phosphorus, a key element in plant growth (and thus in agriculture), is nonrenewable, obtained for commercial fertilizers from phosphate rock that is mined in a comparatively limited number of sites around ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOC Analysers for IECEx and ATEX zones

    Total Organic Carbon analysers are commonly used to measure the level of organic contamination in water. Online TOC analysers installed in refineries and petrochemical plants are located right in the middle of the process facilities. Here explosive gasses, vapours or mist can be present. It is a high risk situation, as any spark or any heat source may cause an explosion. Hence, explosive ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

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