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  • Does Your House Dust Contain Mold and Other Hidden Hazards?

    Molds are found in virtually every environment, both indoors and outdoors.  Molds originate from the outdoors and are brought indoors through open doors and windows; by pets, shoes and clothing; and via HVAC systems that bring in outdoor air.   In homes with water damage or excessive humidity, any molds that have entered a building can actually begin to grow indoors and release ...


    By IAQ Index

  • Geosynthetics for CCR Containment and Closure

    New federal regulations on the disposal of coal combustion residuals represent new approaches in response to events where coal ash has been inadvertently released from impoundments, the blowing of contaminants into the air and the leakage of potential contaminants into groundwater. “The rule establishes technical requirements for landfills and surface impoundments under Subtitle D of the ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • More reasons not to store dust in your dust collector hopper

    One of the most common baghouse operation practices that we find when we send a dust collector technical advisor out to various facilities is that many plant unwisely use the hopper on their dust collector for storage of the collected dust. Sometimes this is done unwittingly, as maintenance staff simply overlook emptying the hopper on a regular basis. Other times, this is more or less included ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Efficient dust control for belt conveyor transfer points

    Sandvik’s dust suppression system Clear is an electrostatic dust binding device for bulk material conveying systems, developped and widely used in Europe and offering guaranteed dust suppression of over 90%, has now been launched in Australia and South Africa by Sandvik Mining and Construction. The system is ionization-based and has been designed to bind dust where it is formed. It is a simple ...

  • Indoor dust poses significant endocrine disruptor risk

    The risks from exposure to outdoor pollution or sources like tobacco smoke are well known, but indoor dust can also pose health risks, especially to young children. New evidence shows that indoor dust is highly contaminated by persistent and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including some chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which have been banned since the 1970s. Endocrine ...

  • Phoenix home builder fined $155,000 to settle dust violations

    SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined with Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc. $155,000 for alleged dust violations that occurred at five residential construction sites in Maricopa County. The violations were discovered during routine inspections from 2003 to 2005 conducted by the Maricopa County Air Quality Department. “Maricopa County's particulate ...

  • Hoover Offers SP-12412 Compliant Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)

    Houston, TX – Hoover Materials Handling Group, Inc. announced it now offers its Cargo Valve Liquitote™ an IBC that complies with the DOT’s Special Provision 12412. DOT - SP12412, commonly referred to as the pump-off special permit, allows for the discharge of combustible and flammable liquids from an IBC while it is located on a transport vehicle. Under this special permit, only IBCs with ...

  • EPA proposes tightening standards for lead-safe renovation practices and lead paint dust to protect children

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is marking National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by announcing several actions the agency proposes to take to prevent lead poisoning. Lead poisoning may cause a variety of adverse health effects, including brain and nervous system disorders, high blood pressure, and hypertension. Children six years old and under are most at risk. EPA has issued a ...

  • New School Year Could Mean Exposure to Mold, Lead, Asbestos and Dust for Faculty and Students

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides testing services to ensure summer construction projects at schools don’t create health hazards for students and teachers. August means back to school for millions of people as students and teachers alike get ready for the new school.  It also means many construction and remodeling ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 1600 Watt Telescoping Self-Contained Towable LED Light Tower Released by Larson Electronics

    With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a towable, self-contained LED light tower powered by a water cooled diesel engine. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited New England Wood Pellet LLC for alleged repeat and serious safety violations following inspections of the company's Schuyler and Deposit manufacturing plants where workers were exposed to fire, rapid combustion and wood dust explosion hazards due to deficient implementation of protective measures in the wood ...

  • New Hydraulic Debris Dumping System

    The PS300 hydraulic dumping system eliminates bag handling and increases productivity two-fold. Madvac Inc introduces a new option, the hydraulic debris dumping system, to the PS300 pedestrian sweeper. With a flip of the switch at the operator’s control panel, the hydraulic debris dumping system raises the debris hopper and dumps out the debris into a garbage container or a regular garbage ...


  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    A new Flexicon Bag Dumping System with glove box, bag compactor and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel tabletop and then transferred through ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Plant-Wide Weigh Batching System

    An automated Plant-wide Weigh Batching System engineered by Flexicon Corporation simultaneously weighs up to seven major ingredients received in bulk bags and unlimited minor ingredients received in 50 lb (23 kg) sacks, pails or boxes, and conveys weighed batches to a downstream blender that feeds a bulk bag ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Bulk bag and manual dump weigh batch system

    BETHLEHEM, PA — A combination Bulk Bag and Manual Dump Batching System weighs bulk materials that are discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from sacks, boxes and other containers, and empties the batch into mobile storage bins. The sanitary system consists of a bulk bag unloading frame, two ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • PureAire Monitoring Systems Grows their Sales Once Again

    In the past year PureAire Monitoring Systems has grown at the rate of 50%.  PureAire is known for the manufacturing and selling of safety gas monitors. There monitors are used in environments such as laboratories, pharmaceutical industries, medical laboratories, universities, nitrogen manufacturing plants, cold storage warehouses, and other various areas where air conditions can be at risk ...

  • Skid-Mounted Pneumatic Bulk Bag Discharging System Transfers to Silos

    A Flexicon Bulk Bag Discharging System with integral Pneumatic Conveying System transfers material from bulk bags to silos and other storage vessels. Unlike most discharging systems that move material from bulk bags to smaller storage vessels and process equipment, this positive pressure pneumatic system is designed to fill bulk storage facilities on islands or other locations unable to receive ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • ENMET Featured Products: Carbon Monoxide Monitor and Air Filtration System

    ENMET’s Air Filtration Panels and Carbon Monoxide Compressed Airline Monitors are designed to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 requirements for Grade D breathing air. Typically, our systems are mounted directly on the wall or a mounting plate. In certain applications, customers have requested more protection for instruments that need to be installed in poor ambient air conditions such as ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Metso to supply a lime calcining system to Martin Marietta in the USA

    Metso Corporation's press release on February 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. local time Metso will supply ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • CETCI has the perfect gas detector system for your application!

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) is thrilled to introduce our new line of gas detection products that offer more features, greater functionality and superior value. The QCC Quad Channel Controller, is perfect for small to medium sized gas detection applications such as monitoring CO, NO2 and combustible gases in car parks; refrigerants, ...

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