eco-efficiency News

  • Eco-efficiency in agriculture

    Eco-efficiency in the simplest of terms is about achieving more with less—more agricultural outputs, in terms of quantity and quality, for less input of land, water, nutrients, energy, labor, or capital. The concept of eco-efficiency encompasses both the ecological and economic dimensions of sustainable agriculture. Social and institutional dimensions of sustainability, while not explicitly ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek

    Hach Company (hach.com) announced today its acquisition of AppliTek (applitek.com), a manufacturer of online analyzers and monitoring systems based in Nazareth, Belgium. The acquisition was conducted through Belgium-based affiliate Hach Lange N.V. AppliTek is a leading designer and manufacturer of wet chemical and biological online analyzers. The company develops application-specific solutions ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

    Curtain up for the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018: The call for papers is open until January 31, 2018. We are looking for contributions on the topics of battery recycling technologies, materials supply in a circular economy, transport and safety, the Batteries Directive revision and a review of worldwide battery recycling activities. The 23rd edition of the ICBR will take ...

  • Shimadzu’s New Compact IRSpirit FTIR Spectrophotometer Offers Exceptional Versatility, Reliability, and Ease-of-Use

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of its new IRSpirit Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectrophotometer. The smallest and lightest FTIR instrument from Shimadzu, the IRSpirit provides unmatched functionality in its class of compact instruments, and offers exceptional reliability in contaminant analysis, identification tests and quantitative measurements. The ...

  • Graphene Sieve Material Promising as Desalination Membrane

    A new graphene-based material with a sievelike structure may prove to be an efficient, affordable material for desalination membranes. Scientists from the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute developed the graphene oxide, according to the BBC. The material could help make small-scale desalination affordable, which may help those without access to clean drinking water. ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Fluence Wins First C-MABR Contract with Strategic Partner QSY in China

    Important first containerised C-MABR smart packaged plant win with QSY is part of a longer term strategic relationship Fluence and QSY have signed a binding agreement to design, build and operate a commercial fully containerised MABR smart packaged plant in Henan Province This project is part of a broader cooperation agreement between Fluence and QSY covering three ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Register to attend the Webinar for Process Automation in Petrochemical Plants using Thermal Imaging!

    Today’s modern petrochemical plants have invested heavily in computer controls to enable efficient operation in the face of rapid changes in plant economics. With this increased emphasis on data integration of plant processes, thermal imaging systems have evolved to be a more accurate and cost-effective solution for providing comprehensive thermal data. Learn how plants are implementing ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • AMETEK Land Introduces New Actuator For Revolutionary Spot Pyrometer

    The SPOT actuator provides remotely controlled target alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for even greater accuracy in temperature measurement for aluminium processing applications that use the SPOT AL EQS (Aluminium Extrusion Quench and Strip) pyrometer.  The motorised unit is designed for use at the billet reheat furnace exit, die ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • How Manchester conquered the world

    Last week we told you how we celebrated our success as the Export Business of the Yearin the 2017 Pride of Tameside Business Awards.  So this week we thought that we would reveal a few of the impressive statistics and fascinating facts that prompted the panel of judges to present us with this prestigious export ...

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Guidelines for eco-efficient and socially inclusive cities

    City infrastructure planning is vital for the health of the climate, because it locks in consumption and production patterns. This is a key message from a new report, Guidelines for Developing Eco-Efficient and Socially Inclusive Infrastructure, which is written by several United Nations departments, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sandvik joining CEEC organization to collaborate in comminution eco-efficiency

    Sandvik has joined the Coalition for Energy-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), an organization established by the mining industry, for the mining industry, to support knowledge sharing and change in an area of high energy consumption. The mining sector is an energy intensive industry and almost half of this energy is consumed by the comminution process: size reduction to liberate the valued minerals ...

  • BASF micro surfacing eco-efficiency analysis is verified by NSF International

    An eco-efficiency analysis demonstrating the ecological and economical benefits of micro surfacing techniques to protect engineered road pavements and extend their service life has been verified by NSF International, Ann Arbor, ...

  • Emerging LED Lighting Market in India to push Urban Planning towards Eco-Efficiency and Low-carbon Trajectory

    An "energy" revolution akin to the Green and White revolutions that occurred few years ago altering the agriculture and dairy sectors, is the need of the hour in India. And, Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting will be at the heart of such a revolution. Mandatory norms of energy efficiency for new buildings/facilities, incentive support for energy-efficient projects, Integrated Lighting Management ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Umberto, the cost effective software for eco-efficiency has been launched in the Italian market

    A partnership among Delta Engineering Services & Indica with IFU Hamburg has been signed for introducing Umberto tools in Italy. Ferrara, Italy and Hamburg, Germany ─ Umberto is a software application for modeling and assessing the eco-efficiency and environmental impact of processes and products. By calculating environmental indicators it enables the creation of environmental ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Coal/Biomass combination with CO2 capture greener than renewables but not most eco-efficient

    If a combination of coal and biomass provided the energy source for electricity and the CO2 from the combustion was captured, there would be more carbon extracted from the atmosphere than returned to it. The best global warming reducer would be a 100 percent biomass boiler with 90 percent CO2 capture, but there is not enough biomass to generate the electricity the world needs.  However, a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Truth in advertising - Eco-Promising

    Pop into any supermarket today and you can’t fail to be struck by the number of labels making claims about the social and environmental attributes of a range of different products. Organic, Fairtrade and FSC Certified - "eco-promises" are made about a range of issues in advertising, in store promotions and on products themselves. For consumers this can be confusing. Which issues are most ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Eco Friendly Promotional Products

    July 02, 2010, California, United States: Promo Direct, the leading distributor of promotional products introduces eco-friendly promotional products on the occasion of the Earth Day. Promo Direct offers a wide array of promotional items such as Business Giveaways, Custom Imprinted Products, Corporate Gifts and ...


  • Flying the eco-friendly skies

    In what could set the stage for a fundamental shift in commercial aviation, an MIT-led team has designed a green airplane that is estimated to use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while also reducing noise and emission of nitrogen oxides ...

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