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  • The search for clean coal

    Many countries and companies are pursuing with vigour the concept of ‘clean coal’, where toxic emissions of are reduced by over 90% and sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions are rendered virtually non-existent. Research is underway in Europe, North America and Asia on how to make use of the world’s most abundant fossil fuel in ways that are environmentally and socially more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New incineration-waste clean-up method brings resource and carbon benefits

    Ash from waste incineration can be made safer simply by mixing it with rice husks, water and other forms of waste ash at temperatures under 100 °C, according to new research. Once dried, the end product not only locks away toxic metals lead and zinc, but also stores carbon. Furthermore, it can be used in the polymer industry to lower costs, improve polymer properties and reduce the use of ...

  • New study shows how EPA clean air rules boost the economy and create jobs

    A new study details the positive impacts on the economy and job creation resulting from companies’ investments in emission control technology in response to new air pollution rules from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report, New Jobs – Cleaner Air Part II: An Investment in American ...

  • Hot gas filtration questions replace regulations as the most important air pollution control subjects

    Regulations are normally the most important factors changing the world’s air pollution control decisions. However, advances in the ability to treat hot gases make technology questions the most important subjects for air pollution control purchasers in China, the U.S. and the rest of the world. The regulations leave no doubt that existing precipitators on coal-fired boilers, kilns and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Nederman receives order in China with an order value of SEK 26 million

    Nederman China has received an order for a boiler flue gas cleaning project. The customer is building district heating in China using environmentally friendly coal fired power plant technology. The order value is SEK 26 million.  The solution will provide an efficient low emission two-stage system with dust filtration and dry scrubbing for additional emission elimination. Nederman ...


    By Nederman

  • Most Coal Plants Have Emissions Controls Needed to Meet Mercury Limits, EIA Reports

    Seventy percent of coal-fired power plants have the necessary pollution control equipment to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency mercury and air toxics standards, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Another 6 percent are planning to install pollution controls, and 8 percent are planning to close rather than invest in the expensive equipment, the EIA said in a ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Electrostatic precipitator systems solve air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industries

    McGill AirClean has more than 40 years of experience solving air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industrial processes including boilers, furnaces, dryers, ovens, etc. The company has the knowledge and experience to properly select the correct materials of construction to meet the particular demands of an application, greatly extending the operation life of its electrostatic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Takreer and Intecsa Industrial Trust Tecam Group Environmental Technology for First Project Worldwide for NORM Waste Incineration

    Environmental technology supplier Tecam Group has been awarded the first project worldwide for NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) waste incineration. The project has been commissioned by Oil & Gas company Takreer (ADNOC) and subcontracted by EPC Intecsa Industrial. Under the terms of the agreement, Tecam Group will supply Intecsa Industrial with the engineering and ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Great River Energy Passes 10 Year Bag Life Milestone at Elk River Plant

    Great River Energy (GRE) in ELK River, MN operates a 1000 tons per day refuse-derived fuel fired waste-to-energy facility. The plant produces approximately 32 Megawatts (gross) from three boiler units with traveling stoker grates. In November of 1996, they installed 2,592 GORE® Filter Bags with acid-resistant fiberglass backers and expanded PTFE membrane in their baghouse.  Over ten years later, ...


    By W. L. Gore & Associates

  • IFAT 2010: We manage and control it - ProMinent and ProMaqua at IFAT 2010, Munich (Germany)

    Heidelberg, June 2010. The ProMinent Group, a global supplier of water treatment solutions, is exhibiting at this year’s IFAT. The slogan "We manage and control it" illustrates that ProMinent develops and manufactures more than "just" metering pumps. At IFAT in Munich from 13 – 17 September 2010, the Heidelberg-based company will be presenting solutions for filtering, ...

  • $168 Billion FGD Market In Next 15 Years

    The market for systems to remove SO2 from power plants is booming. But the big news is that the good times will continue. In the latest forecast in the online, FGD World Markets, the McIlvaine Company predicts that power plants will spend $168 billion for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems in the period 2005-2020. The validity of this estimate is critical to the manufacturers of steel ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Supply of 6 odour control systems for Scotland

    ERG has recently been awarded the contracts to design, supply and install 6 odour control systems in Scotland. All are supplied by ERG as part of their odour control framework agreement with Scottish Water. Totalling £850k, the contracts are through Galliford-Morgan Joint Venture (GMJV) in western Scotland, for sites in Annan and Glasgow (Laighpark, Paisley and Shieldhall). All were awarded ...

  • Eldorado Brasil achieves further production world record and sets global environmental benchmarks

    After having achieved world record pulp production of 5,156 tons per day at the end of March 2014, the Eldorado Brasil pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil, again set a new world record with ANDRITZ technologies in August 2014. On August 30, Eldorado Brasil produced 5,300 tons of pulp within a single day. This means a specific drying capacity in the range of 400 tons per day and per meter of ...

  • B&W Awarded Environmental Equipment Contract for Iowa Power Plant

    The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract to deliver, erect and commission a dry flue gas desulfurization system for Interstate Power and Light Company’s (IPL) 270 megawatt coal-fired Lansing Generating Station in Lansing, Iowa. IPL is a subsidiary of ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • Planning application submitted for English energy from waste facility

    A planning application for a new renewable energy facility in Merseyside at Knowsley Business Park has been submitted to Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Plans for the facility, which would be a centre of international excellence for waste management, can be viewed at the council offices. A copy of the non-technical summary is available online at ...


    By ENER-G

  • GE technology selected to lower emissions and rebuild electrostatic precipitator at Enel Maritza East 3 in Bulgaria

    GE (NYSE: GE) was recently awarded a contract by Enel SpA to complete phase 6 of an 8-phase project at Enel Maritza East 3 (EME3) Thermal Power Plant in Bulgaria. During this phase, GE will convert two electrostatic precipitators (ESP) from tumbling hammer to GE’s advanced top rap technology, helping to increase reliability of the unit, lower maintenance costs and achieve lower emissions. GE ...


    By General Electric

  • CB&I Announces Award Of Execution Phase Of Air Quality Control Program

     CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract for the execution phase of an air quality control program for 13 existing coal-fired units at five sites. The units represent more than 9,000 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity. This award is valued at ...

  • DOE selects projects to conserve freshwater at coal-fired power plants

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 10 projects aimed at developing advanced technologies and concepts to minimize freshwater withdrawal and consumption by coal-based power systems. By improving the environmental performance of coal, America's most abundant energy resource, the projects will strengthen national energy security and help provide clean, affordable, abundant ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • North America industrial wastewater series—Power generation industry

    Equipment for Cooling Tower, Boiler Blowdown, and FGD Purge Streams to Optimize Water Use The power generation industry is the most water-intensive industry in North America. The droughts that some US states have faced present critical challenges for this industry. Facilities must now consider ways of lowering water consumption while ensuring that wastewater meets EPA regulations. This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • `Smoke` from Factory Chimneys Proves to Be Valuable Water Source

    It appears that so much high-grade water can be recovered from flue gases of factory chimneys, as a result of strongly improved membrane technology, that industrial plants in arid areas can make a valuable contribution to the world's water shortage. Field tests and ten years of preliminary research have shown that these plants can change from water consumers to water producers. The captured water ...


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