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  • The Sludge Gun®: Target Your Sludge!

    This Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector measures solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons, and helps provide valuable silt and sludge level profiles. It allows users to monitor sludge bed depth for regulatory compliance and prevention of carryover, and to eliminate unnecessary pumping/dredging. Using high-intensity infrared light, it detects sludge densities ranging ...

  • Proactive Dredging: a little now or a lot later

    If public works departments had a list of fun things to do, dredging sediment out of holding ponds would not be on it. It’s like cleaning the shower in your bathroom. Whether you make it a frequent quick job or an occasional laborious task, time and effort must be set aside to maintain a fixture that is as critical as it is uninteresting. This is the scenario that played out for ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • IMS Introduces GeoPool Dredge Dewatering Technology

    IMS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the U.S.   ...

  • Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

    Got a minute? Watch a one minute video of the plug and play SD-110 Rotomite dredge in the Philippines. "Plug and Play" is a catchphrase of USB computer gadgets, representing equipment that can be connected to a system and used immediately. No system configurations; ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Duke plans to dredge river as coal ash deal dumped

    Duke Energy said Tuesday it plans to begin dredging coal ash out of a North Carolina river as the state's environmental agency moved to scuttle a previously proposed settlement with the company over pollution leaking from waste dumps at its power plants. Lawyers for the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources asked a judge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Liquid waste technology LLc installs new diesel powered remote controlled dredge

    Liquid Waste Technology (LWT) has delivered and installed its new remote controlled diesel powered Mud Cat™ dredge to the Minera Esperanza mine site in Chile. The new remotely operated dredge has stainless steel construction, an extreme duty Toyo™ mining pump and reliable Cat™ 78 HP diesel engine for handling tailings in mining ponds. The radio remote operated dredge is all ...

  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Toledo to Dispose of Biosolids Sludge on the Shores of Lake Erie Ohio-N-Viro Comments

    N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB: NVIC) responds to yesterday's Toledo Blade article headline link here, Toledo officials argue over how to handle sewage ...

  • PHOENIX Announces Expanded Belt Filter Press Line

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, has announced an expanded line of Model WX Belt Filter Presses. The new PHOENIX Model WX-D features dual gravity zones for maximum hydraulic flow rates per meter of belt width on very difficult, low feed solids biological sludge applications. The integral third belt pre-thickener accelerates gravity drainage, while the extended gravity ...

  • Brentwood to Introduce SedVac System to European Market at IFAT Munich 2014

    Brentwood’s water and wastewater products lines will be exhibiting at IFAT Munich from May 5 – 9, 2014, in Hall A1, Booth 139. IFAT is one of the world’s leading trade fairs for ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co Announces Expanded Belt Filter Press Line

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, has announced an expanded line of Model WX Belt Filter Presses. The Model WX is available in several different configurations, each suited to the specific application. Many of its design features were selected particularly for rugged mining and aggregate installations. The basic configuration includes a fully welded mainframe, ...

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co Introduces HYDROSORT™ SAND CLASSIFIER

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. has introduced the HYDROSORT™, an upward current sand classifier that can also be used to separate deleterious materials from sand. The equipment produces high quality, spec sand over a wide range in raw material quality. The Model HS HYDROSORT™ uses a fluidized bed that classifies by particle size or removes lighter, deleterious materials like lignite or ...

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. shows its auto/CHEM™ Polymer Systems in a new brochure.

    The PHOENIX Model D auto/CHEM™ Dry Polymer System meters and mixes dry chemicals with water and delivers the slurry to thickening and/or dewatering equipment. Compact, skid-mounted packages including dry polymer storage, wetting hopper, pumps, piping train, and controls simplify installation and start-up. Automatic (PLC) controls are available for maximum operational flexibility. PHOENIX ...

  • Technical Paper Presented at ACE 12

    Dr. Shanshan Jin, Senior Process Engineer, presented a technical paper at ACE 12 in Dallas, Texas. The paper, Performance Evaluation and Design Considerations of a Sludge Dredging Type Sludge Collection System was presented on June 12, 2012. Polychem Systems’ authors not presenting included Lisa Peterson, Engineering Director; Steve Fenwick, Director of Sales; and Stephen Antolich, Product ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. Appoints Helguera y Asociados as Its New Representative for the Industrial and Pulp & Paper Markets in its Mexico City Territory

    A Mexican company with 15 years of experience in water purification, Helguera will represent PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., selling and servicing its slurry and sludge thickening and dewatering systems. Helguera is recognized in the market for its highly trained staff and focus on providing superior, professional service. “We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Helguera”, says ...

  • Dam covers `Boyuk Shore Lake` Azerbeidzjan

    In the summer of 2015 the capital city of Baku, Azerbeidzjan, will be hosting the first ever to be held European Games. One of the venues is a new Olympic Stadium which is being built along the shores of Boyuk Shor Lake. The water and soil of the Boyuk Shore Lake suffers from dramatic pollution caused by waste of the petrochemcial industries surrounding the lake. Before the opening of the Games ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Polymer Systems Brochure

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. shows its auto/CHEM™ Polymer Systems in a new brochure.  The PHOENIX Model D auto/CHEM™ Dry Polymer System meters and mixes dry chemicals with water and delivers the slurry to thickening and/or dewatering equipment.  Compact, skid-mounted packages including dry polymer storage, wetting hopper, pumps, piping train, and controls simplify installation and ...

  • PHOENIX Announces New HiFlo™ Thickener Features

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, is offering its HiFlo™ Thickener with several new features, including an option for bolted tank construction in addition to the standard welded tank design. Bolted panels are factory painted for maximum durability and minimum field installation time. Also, the bolted construction allows for on-site disassembly and mobilization at other ...

  • New Joint Venture Scoops Prestigious Castletownbere Harbour Contract

    EDI, a joint venture between dredging experts DEC NV of Belgium and remediation experts Land and Water Remediation Ltd of the UK is carrying out a €9.5m dredging and contaminated sediment removal contract for the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. The development, at Castletownbere on the southern end of Bantry Bay, will involve extending and upgrading Dinish Wharf and ...

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co Offers New HG Separator™ Options

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, has expanded the range of hydrocyclone options in its HG Separator™ line for aggregate wash plants. The HG Separator™ is a mechanical separation system combining hydrocyclones with dewatering screen technology. It produces a dewatered, marketable, solid-phase product from previously discarded fines slurry without using chemical flocculants ...

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