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  • Green concrete for Belgium

    For the new development of a 2,4 MWel coferment plant in Belgium, PlanET Biogastechnik firstly inserted low CO2 and especially biogas resistant concrete in the tank construction. Only during this project, PlanET already saved as much CO2 as a car would have discharged in 1.4 billion kilometres. The intention of the project in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium, in Flanders, is currently one of ...


    By Triangle Ltd

  • Concrete water storage tanks offer golf courses many advantages vs. open tank water systems or lagoons

    Wedotanks.com® , LLC,, would like to announce its new line of specialty water storage tanks for golf courses. Precast Concrete Water Storage Tanks offer golf course owners and operators many advantages. Its individualized gold course irrigation systems allow for the more elite golf courses to irrigate without lagoons or open tank systems which not only may compromise the natural beauty ...


    By WeDoTanks.com LLC

  • ASTM C125 - 11b Standard Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Aggregates

    1. Scope 1.1 This standard is a compilation of definitions of terms as they are used in standards under the jurisdiction of Committee C09. 1.2 Other terminology under the jurisdiction of Committee C09 is included in two specialized standards. Terms relating to constituents of concrete aggregates are defined in Descriptive Nomenclature C294. Terms relating to constituents of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Aggressive dewatering aids concrete rehab at Abitibi

    An enormous volume of water passes through the Abitibi Canyon Generating Station every hour of every day. In order to complete critical concrete repairs on the hydro power station, general contractor The Barclay Construction Group needed to find a way to pump and discharge almost 30 million gallons of water in a 500-metre section of the river upstream from the station in under 30 hours. Aquatech ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Tuffa Tanks: Steel Fire Protected Storage Tanks

    Tuffa UK have recently manufactured and supplied several steel bunded Fire Protected storage tanks to Cargate Engineering Ltd, an installation company based in the Bury St Edmunds area. The client has used our Fire Protection due to the location the tanks were to be installed. One of the tanks was also supplied with ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • 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

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. completes demolition of concrete aggregate plant in PA

    Universal Wrecking Corp., a premier demolition, scrap metal recycling and wrecking contractor that operates on a nationwide basis, recently completed the demolition of concrete aggregate plant in Hazelton, PA. The property needed to be razed in order to make way for redevelopment. The client selected Universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC) based upon their attention to safety, professionalism and ability ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sourcing the best water tank liners

    Water tank liners are part of water retention systems which are often overlooked. However, anyone who has a had a tank liner installed in their pressed steel, concrete or galvanised tank will know that without a flexible, durable liner supported by a protective underlay, your tank is left vulnerable to cracking or the onset of corrosion and ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • ASTM C490 / C490M - 11 standard practice for use of apparatus for the determination of length change of hardened cement paste, mortar, and concrete

    This practice is intended to provide standard requirements for apparatus common to many test methods used in connection with cement and concrete and standardized procedures for its use. The detailed requirements as to materials, mixtures, specimens, conditioning of specimens, number of specimens, ages at which measurements are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Homeowners warned to check for oil tank leaks

    Homeowners across the South West are being warned to check their oil storage tanks this winter to help save money and the environment. The Environment Agency is urging residents across the region to check their heating oil storage tanks, especially in the wake of the high winds that battered everyone during the St Jude storm, to help avoid expensive leaks or spills which can also harm the ...

  • Overflowing Tank Cause of New Leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger. The amount is tiny compared to the untold thousands of tons of radioactive water that have leaked, much of it into the Pacific Ocean, since a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tank Cleanup at Defense Sites Will Leave Radioactive Waste

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, - High-level radioactive material will remain in nuclear waste the Department of Energy plans ...

  • Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Completes Tank Removal and Building Demolition Project

    Dallas Contracting Co., Inc., (website: http://www.dallascontracting.com) a specialized contractor providing demolition services, onsite concrete aggregate crushing, Brownfield redevelopment and scrap metal recycling to various industries, recently completed the demolition of a building and the removal of an underground storage tank in New Jersey. Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. (Dallas) had to ...


  • Superior Tank Co., Inc. Receives Initial FM Certification

    Superior Tank Co., Inc. (STCI), the most trusted name in bolted and welded factory powder steel storage tanks, announced today it has received its initial FM certification. After a final audit to certify the manufacturing facilities as FM compliant, STCI passed with the highest score possible. “This is the result of 3 years of hard work, discipline, patience and commitment to a new system ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Why EPDM tank liners are a superior option in liquid containment

    Tank liners are considered an important element of irrigation, industrial and potable water storage tanks. Russetts Developments Ltd have years of experience supplying EPDM and Butyl rubber tank liners, however we do also supply alternative tank liner materials for the containment of more aggressive liquids or for the onsite lining of complicated shaped tanks where prefabrication is not ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 300-ton water leak from tank at Japan nuke plant

    The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks there - its worst leak yet from one of the vessels. Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the contaminated water leaked from a steel storage tank at the wrecked Fukushima ...


    By Associated Press

  • Powerful 3-D head fits through 6-inch tank or reactor opening

    The new Torrent™ 50 tank cleaning head from NLB Corp. delivers 3-D water jet action with the force of 600 hp water, and fits through a tank or reactor opening as small as 6 inches (15 cm). The Torrent 50, rated for pressures up to 20,000 psi (1,400 bar) and flows to 50 gpm (183 lm),has two high-velocity water jets that ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Seismic Calculations–What Are They and When Are They Needed–Quick Tanks Tech Topic 1, April 2016

    Seismic calculations are used to calculate leg & saddle support strength for vessels during earthquakes. Seismic Calculations are needed when: Specification requires seismic calculations Federal or State requirement Project is going into a hospital, federal facility or heavy industrial facility. Quick ...


    By Quick Tanks, Inc.

  • Public comments and FAQ for proposed agreement on Red Hill Fuel Tanks posted to EPA and DOH websites

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) have posted the public comments received and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the proposed agreement with the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requiring the military to take measures to minimize the threat of future leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl ...

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