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  • Reclaiming the Sydney tar ponds

    Canada’s most famous contaminated site may finally be receiving the treatment that it has sorely needed for two decades. Earth Tech Canada has been retained by the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (STPA) to design, construct and oversee the remediation of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site in Nova Scotia. How the largest remediation project in the country unfolds is likely to change the way ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • What to consider when buying pond liners for a large pond build

    Pond liners are arguably the most important element that you need to consider when undertaking a home pond project. Whilst it may seem any old piece of plastic will do, the truth is that poor quality pond liners, or even good quality liners that are incorrectly installed, have the potential to lead to numerous problems after your project has reached completion, which results in you incurring ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • The new eXact Micro 7+ Aquarium and Pond Kit

    A healthy environment for aquarium and pond fish is essential to good health. The health and longevity of fish is directly related to the quality of their water. Now more than ever, aquarists, retailers, breeders and wholesalers have become more aware of the importance of regular water quality testing. Announcing the new eXact Micro 7+ Aquarium and Pond Water Test Kit from ITS, the perfect ...

  • New Hexa-Cover subsidiary in USA

    We are delighted to announce that Hexa-Cover A/S has established a subsidiary in the USA, Hexa-Cover, Inc.   Hexa-Cover® is already well underway in the United States but still there exists huge opportunities in all our 3 market segments; Water, Industry and Agriculture.   Hexa-Cover, Inc. will be spearheading the implementation of a new growth strategy for the ...


    By Hexa-Cover A/S

  • Hexa-Cover® now available in the US

    Having been on the market for 5 years and being widely used throughout Europe the Hexa-Cover® in now introduced in the US. The unique and patented Hexa-Cover® floating tile is perfect as a cover on any form of fluid surface and today Hexa-Cover® is in use on almost all forms of basins, lagoons, reservoirs, containers, ponds and tanks. Hexa-Cover® is the ideal solution for eliminating such ...


    By Hexa-Cover A/S

  • New plans announced to govern oil sands tailings ponds and water use

    The Government of Alberta has introduced new steps to reduce tailings ponds and to regulate the use of water from the Athabasca River for oil sands development activities. Emissions reducing investments generate employment and economic growth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GTI’s Cover and Liner System Will Help Town Expand Anaerobic Sewer Lagoon

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected for a cover and liner project for the expansion of an anaerobic sewer lagoon. The project involves adding an extra pond to the town’s existing lagoon for sewage digestion in order to increase capacity. GTI has been contracted to design, fabricate, and install ...

  • COOLEY COOLPRO® REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE COVERS BIG CANYON RESERVOIR

    Untitled Document Cooley COOLPRO reinforced polypropylene is being used to protect 200 million gallons of water in the Big Canyon Reservoir (BCR), located in Corona del Mar, California. The Big Canyon ...


    By Cooley Group

  • CST Covers Unveils OptiDome Next Generation Dome Design

    OptiDome™, the next generation in dome design, is making its debut today at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans, La. CST Covers, a division of CST Industries, Inc., today unveiled an innovative flush batten aluminum geodesic dome design, which may be considered a new paradigm in engineered cover technology. OptiDome features a Double Web I-Beam for strength and stability, plus optimized patent ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • EPA and army corps of engineers release draft guidance to clarify waters covered by clean water act

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck today traveled to New York’s Great Swamp in Brewster, N.Y. to discuss the importance of clean water and a draft guidance developed by EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clarify which waters are subject to protection under the Clean Water Act. The future status and condition of the Great Swamp is ...

  • Protect your Koi carp with a Palintest kit

    The North East Koi Carp club host their annual North East Koi Show this weekend and Palintest are sponsoring the show.  Come and along to meet the aquatic experts and see Palintest’s range of Contour Comparators, ideal for all those who care about their fish’s aquatic environment. Palintest offer a complete range of kits for fish owners covering all the tests required to manage ...

  • ARCO Ordered to Investigate Radioactivity at Anaconda Mine

    SAN FRANCISCO, California (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered to the Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, to begin an investigation to determine the nature and extent of contamination at the Anaconda Copper Mine in Yerington, Nevada. The order requires ARCO to conduct a remedial investigation and feasibility study for most of the 3,468 acre mine site. ...

  • GTI extends its global reach

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to be working with partners from ADI Systems South America on a design-build wastewater treatment project for a well-established food and ingredients producer in Brazil.  As part of an expansion to the client’s existing facilities, GTI will install liner systems for an anaerobic digester and two treatment ponds, piping, and a biogas ...

  • Want to get to know International Lining Technology better?

    International Lining Technology would like to wish everyone a happy, exciting new year. We have many projects and events to look forward to in 2015. One of the many includes two great industry conferences in February that will allow us to connect with both old and new clients. Project manager Sean Gill and others from our company will be attending the  ...

  • Want to get to know International Lining Technology better?

    International Lining Technology would like to wish everyone a happy, exciting new year. We have many projects and events to look forward to in 2015. One of the many includes two great industry conferences in February that will allow us to connect with both old and new clients. Project manager Sean Gill and others from our company will be attending the  ...

  • Canada’s most contaminated site may finally receive the treatment it needs

    At one time, Nova Scotia produced almost 50% of Canada’s steel. When production ceased in 2001, a legacy of contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater remained, bearing such contaminants as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), PCBs, and heavy metals. What remains today is one million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment spread over, an area spanning 68 hectares, at two major sites - the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Radar protects birds at oil sands facility

    The same advanced radar technology that helps keep birds and planes apart at airports is now protecting birds from contact with tailings ponds at Alberta Oil Sands production facilities. The Accipiter® Bird Protection Radar System recently installed at Syncrude Canada Ltd. facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, is the largest and most sophisticated radar-based bird protection system ever ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Understanding flexible plastic sheeting and its uses

    What is meant when someone mentions “flexible plastic sheeting” ? What kinds of “flexible plastic sheeting” is there? Are there different types? In its simplest terms, the main difference between the different types of plastic is the way their cellular structure, or molecules bond with each other, and how tightly they are formed. Which is the most flexible of them ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Numerical modeling of geomembranes

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of internal boundary conditions which can be used to represent geomembrane materials. The new feature was implemented in response to requests from customers and represents a significant improvement for the numerical modeling of a number of different scenarios involving geomembranes. More specifically, the geomembrane internal boundary ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Constructed wetlands help keep farmland soil out of rivers

    Small, artificial wetlands can reduce river pollution by trapping soil and nutrients swept off agricultural land by rainfall, a recent study finds. The researchers recommend that they are used as a back-up option to soil management measures also designed to reduce runoff into rivers. Intensive agriculture can degrade and erode soil, allowing it to be washed into streams and rivers. This pollutes ...

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