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  • Liquid Level Alarm for Drums, Tanks and Containers

    Rochester, NY – Gizmo Engineering introduces the first liquid level alarm that monitors liquid level in chemical drums, tanks and containers that is battery-powered. Developed for automated chemical processes where liquid is continually pumped out of drums, it neatly solves the problem of having the drums run empty without notice. When a drum level is too low, the Drum Alarm® beeps and flashes ...


    By Gizmo Engineering

  • EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has obtained a federal warrant to do the necessary cleanup work at the Superior Barrel & Drum company facility in Elk Township, New Jersey, where more than a thousand unlabeled or improperly labeled drums and other containers have been left in a state of disrepair. Many of the drums are leaking their contents onto the ground and are exposed to wind and ...

  • ASTM D6063 - 11 Standard Guide for Sampling of Drums and Similar Containers by Field Personnel

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers information, including flow charts, for field personnel to follow in order to collect samples from drums and similar containers. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to help field personnel in planning and obtaining samples from drums and similar containers, using equipment and techniques that will ensure that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA to Remove Over Two Thousand Drums and Containers of Hazardous Materials from Elk Township, New Jersey Facility

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today announced that the EPA has begun removing more than 2,000 drums and containers of toxic substances from the Superior Barrel & Drum Company facility in Elk Township, New Jersey and sending them out of the area for proper disposal. The 5.5 acre Superior Barrel and Drum site was a drum recycling and reconditioning ...

  • EPA and municipality of guaynabo removing 1,500 toxic drums and containers from abandoned warehouse

    Removing a significant threat to public health and safety, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico are proceeding with an emergency cleanup of improperly stored hazardous materials at a storage facility in Barrio Vietnam, Guaynabo. EPA is working closely with Guaynabo fire, police and hazardous materials personnel on the removal of over 1,500 drums ...

  • IBC and Drum washing system installed in Worcester

    Augean Treatment, part of Augean plc a hazardous waste specialist, has installed and commissioned a new container washing plant at Worcester. The plant integrates one of Rotajet’s D60-dw multi-stage washing machines to remove hazardous waste residue from steel and plastic drums and containers, enabling them to be reused or sold as scrap. This process provides an ideal environmental solution, and ...


    By Rotajet Systems Limited

  • PIG® single drum pallet roll top hardcover

    New Pig Corporation has introduced a covered containment pallet that allows single drums to be loaded and accessed easily –with pumps and funnels in place.The PIG® Single Drum Pallet Roll Top Hardcover provides protected storage and non-hazardous liquid containment for a frequently accessed drum. Low-density polyethylene construction with UV inhibitors makes the Unit ideal for use indoors or out. ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Hose Bridge for Spill Containment Berms

    POL Systems, Magnolia, Arkansas announces the release of its Hose Bridge for use in the Oil & Gas Industries.   The Hose Bridge is a patent pending design for use with Spill Containment Berms with 12” side walls.    Spill Berms are used for secondary containment of hazardous materials.  The Spill Berms are commonly used with frac ...


    By POL Systems, LLC

  • EPA encourages Iowans to report Orphan containers (IA)

    This summer’s severe storms and flooding events may have scattered tanks, drums, cylinders and barrels onto private properties and farmland along the Maquoketa and South Skunk rivers in Iowa. These items may contain hazardous materials such as propane and industrial chemicals and should only be handled by trained professionals. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been tasked by the ...

  • Metro container corp. site proposed for superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed the addition of the Metro Container Corporation site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pa. to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a national list of sites where hazardous substances could impact human health and/or the environment. These sites first undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature and extent of ...

  • Interstate Products Expands Line of Spill Containment Pallets

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has expanded its line of secondary spill containment and storage products. As a manufacturer, service company and major US and international distributor, IPI now offers the most flexible and comprehensive spill protection, containment, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • New equipment for processing of carbon-containing feedstock.

    The Technokomplex company announces of beginning offering for sale two new types of the equipment - KVARK-500 Drum Furnace for Gas-vapour Activation of Carbon-Containing Feedstock and UGLAS-800 Gas Generator. The furnace allows activationof pyrolysis product (carbon-containing residue) and carbonize products like brown ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Metro container corp. site added to superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the addition of the Metro Container Corporation site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pa. to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a national list of sites where hazardous substances could impact human health and/or the environment. These sites first undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature and extent of ...

  • EPA contains landfill fire on Pine Ridge reservation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contained and smothered a landfill fire on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota. The landfill is located 13 miles south of Red Shirt along BIA Highway 41. When EPA responders arrived on site on June 12, the fire had burned approximately 80%, or five acres, of the landfill. EPA observed evidence of household hazardous waste, including ...

  • Interstate Products offers new ultra-rack sump drum spill pallet

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has added a new selection of warehouse rack containment sumps to its diverse line of oil spill equipment and containment products. The new Ultra-Rack Sump from Ultra-Tech is an industrial quality polyethylene containment sump featuring a low ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • How to select hard top outdoor drum storage products

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now offers even better web-based tools and information to help its customers select the right hard top outdoor drum storage products for any commercial, industrial or farming application. IPI recently added new resources to its roll-top drum ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • US$1m Texas Township hazardous drum cleanup nearly complete

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has nearly completed its $1 million Superfund cleanup of hazardous chemical drums on West O Avenue in Texas Township, Mich., near Kalamazoo. Some materials remain at the site staged for disposal. Security will be maintained at the property until the materials are collected and sent to EPA-approved disposal facilities. Michigan Department of ...

  • Eriez offer solution to meatball problems with new scrap drum

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd has recently launched their Super Strength P- Rex Permanent Magnetic Scrap Drum. For many years electric motors or meatballs in shredder streams have caused problems for both scrap processors and steel mills. With the launch of this new Separation System Eriez can minimise meatball hassles and maximise revenue opportunities while reducing the need for hand sorting. The ...

  • Five people arrested after 96 hazardous waste drums found

    Five people have been arrested in connection with the organised dumping of hazardous waste in remote areas of Shropshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire earlier this year. Three men aged 37, 41 and 48 were arrested on 19 November and another 41-year-old man and 44-year-old woman from Bolton were detained earlier today (23 November). All have been apprehended on suspicion of committing environmental ...

  • Oil spill skimmers: oil drum skimmers model 24 and 48 available

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, now has oil spill skimmers model 24  and model 48 (ask for drum or brush options) available. 10 units per model can ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

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