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  • Green vs. Gray Infrastructure: when nature is better than concrete

    Infrastructure is essential for economic growth. But as governments debate the future of sustainable development at the Rio+20 conference, there is one infrastructure solution that can provide a good return on investment: nature. People often don’t think of forests, wetlands, coral reefs, and other natural ecosystems as forms of ...

  • Tensar Erosion Control Technology brings vegetated bank benefits to suds surface water control schemes

    Increased local authority investment is required to improve water courses and surface drainage for water control and flood alleviation, following Government SUDS initiatives. As an alternative to hard stone and concrete finishes, Tensar International’s proven erosion control technology is creating flow resistant vegetated banks on projects around the UK and in Europe. Tensar’s RollMax ...


    By Tensar International

  • ICPI Hails House Transportation Bill with Permeable Pavers Provisions

    The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has passed The American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act, the House version of a massive multi-year transportation bill. The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) has been working closely with the Committee to include provisions in the bill that will take advantage of pavers’ unique drainage properties to benefit highway ...


    By PRWeb

  • Insituform Receives $17.0 Million (US) Sewer Rehabilitation Term Contracts in Hong Kong

    ST. LOUIS - Insituform Technologies, Inc. announced today it has begun work on a $17 million (US) project for the Drainage Services Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Insituform was recently awarded two term contract renewals, which provide for the rehabilitation of wastewater pipelines located throughout the highly populated Central District and Mainland North District for ...


    By Aegion Corporation

  • BLACK & VEATCH WINS MAJOR CIVIL ENGINEERING AWARD

    A replacement raw water treatment works (RWTW) in which Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, played a role in designing, has won a Civil Engineering Environmental Quality (CEEQUAL) Award.The project at Axbridge RWTW, in the west of England, involved providing a replacement plant for the treatment of raw river water pumped from the River Axe and ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • China craves intelligent water solutions

    An increased amount of waste water and lack of water are big challenges in China. To solve the problem, China must use the most intelligent water solutions in the market. Here, Grundfos can make a difference. During the Danish state visit to China this was showcased, as the Danish minister for the environment, Kirsten Brosbøll, together with Executive Vice President Søren ...


    By Grundfos

  • GSE Environmental Hosts Coal Ash Technical Seminar

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, held a Coal Ash Technical Seminar on October 18 in Chantilly, VA. The seminar, led by a panel of seven of the world’s top geosynthetics experts, covered a variety of topics of concern to the coal ash industry, particularly in regard to coal ash combustion and storage. ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • New Jersey DEP approves use of Hydro International’s Up-Flo® filter in stormwater treatment projects

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflow, today announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has approved the use of Hydro Up-Flo® Filter, an advanced stormwater filtration device, in New Jersey stormwater treatment projects.The ...


    By Hydro International

  • GSE Environmental Announces Acquisition of SynTec, LLC

    GSE Holding, Inc. (NYSE:GSE), a leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today announced it has acquired all of the equity interests of SynTec, LLC, based in Baltimore, Maryland, for approximately $10 millioncash. "We are excited to welcome SynTec, a proven leader and manufacturer of geosynthetic ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • Trenchless option keeps production rolling at Komatsu UK

    Investigations of the foul sewer system at Komatsu UK Ltd in Birtley, Chester-le- Street, County Durham, UK, the company’s European manufacturing plant for the production of crawler hydraulic excavators for its European market, showed that the existing Pitch Fibre pipe network was in serious need of renovation or replacement. CCTV survey of the Pitch Fibre pipes, which were first installed ...

  • CH2M HILL brings global natural treatment systems expertise to the upper midwest

    CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to share that two Natural Treatment Systems Technologists are helping to round out the firm’s extensive wastewater services by offering their global expertise of natural treatment systems (NTS) to clients in the upper Midwest. “As a global leader in water and wastewater services, natural ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Inaugural Asia-Pacific Ministerial Forum in Singapore Catalyzes Water Security Movement

    Singapore, - Building on the global momentum of initiating concrete action to address water security issues, the first-ever Asia-Pacific Water Ministers" Forum brings together influential public sector leaders for a constructive and informative dialogue session chaired by Singapore"s Ambassador-at-Large Prof Tommy Koh during the Singapore International Water Week. The Forum, themed "Water ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • The big issues facing the UK Water Industry

    The UK water industry is facing an unprecedented skills and innovation challenge as well as legislative, economic and environmental pressures that will require a significantly reduced emphasis on capital spending and a strong focus on delivering technically challenging, efficient solutions that address the many issues that remain unresolved. Mouchel’s Chief Engineer (Pipelines) Phil Clisham ...


    By Innovyze

  • Greening government buildings - leading by example

    From airport terminals in rural Canada, sky-high green roofs, to state-of-the-art buildings in urban centres, the Government of Canada is leading the way when it comes to sustainable building design. All over the country, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is finding innovative ways to green government operations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US environment officials and New York Mets agree on goals for Citi Field

    Displaying environmental leadership and encouraged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the builder of the New York Mets’ new ballpark, the Queens Ballpark Company, L.L.C. (QBC), will build and operate the major league baseball team’s new stadium using some of the latest green technologies and practices. Today, EPA Regional Administrator Alan J. Steinberg, Mets Chief Operating ...

  • Tensar Solutions Assist Environmentally Sensitive Link Road Scheme

    As part of the £8 million Blackbrook Diversion scheme for the A58 near St Helens, planners routed the new 1.3 km single carriageway through an environmentally sensitive area with very poor and diverse ground ...


    By Tensar International

  • Energy Management at Naylor Industries PLC

    Naylor Industries PLC is a long established, leading British manufacturer of building & construction products, specialised clay pipes, plastic drainage & ducting and concrete products with an unparalleled reputation in the market for quality and service. Bridie Warner-Adsetts is the Group Operations Director at Naylor Industries and is responsible for the organisation's energy management. ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • EPA awards more than $1 million to college teams for innovative environmental solutions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded more than $1 million in grants to 15 university and college teams from across the country who participated in the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for their innovative environmental solutions. EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition was held at the expo, and ...

  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaner For Maintaining Health Clubs

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the most renowned brand of U.S. manufactured, robust cleaning systems, such as high-quality carpet cleaner systems, auto carpet cleaner systems, vapor-enriched steam vacuum cleaner systems, and many other technologies designed for virtually all kinds of commercial and industrial cleaning requirements, is debuting the XTreme ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Vibrant Celebrations for World Environment Day Conclude Around the World

    A week of cultural events, arts showcases and high-level political engagement wrapped up today on the island nation of Barbados, the host of the 2014 World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations, and around the world. Events kicked off last Sunday in the Barbadian capital, Bridgetown, with a religious service offered in observance of the Day and in recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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