geochemical News

  • Field performance of in situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS) OF NAPL

    Treatment goals Bench testing Modeling Field application (PAHs) Costs Comparison to competitive technologies ISGS Technology for NAPL Challenges In Situ Geochemical stabilization (ISGS) is designed to be part of overall remediation strategy for complex NAPL sites. Injection of catalyzed sodium ...


  • Geosoft announces geochemistry extension for ESRI ArcGIS

    Geosoft Inc., a world leader in software and solutions for earth exploration, announced today the commercial availability of their Geochemistry for ArcGIS™ extension for ESRI's ArcGIS software. The Geochemistry for ArcGIS extension adds a powerful geochemical workflow to ArcGIS, enabling geoscientists to efficiently conduct their geochemical QA and analysis inside ESRI.Geosoft is focused on ...


    By Geosoft Inc

  • Fundamentals of groundwater geochemistry focus of NGWA short course

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the short course, “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry,” March 14-15 in San Jose, California. An important step in completing a successful site assessment or remediation project is understanding the geochemical aspects of the work. This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of geochemistry. Basic ...

  • ALS Geochemistry and PANalytical NIR

    PANalytical NIR (formerly ASD Inc.) and ALS have announced that ALS geochemical data management system CoreViewer™ will incorporate near infrared (NIR) mineralogy data collected from PANalytical’s TerraSpec® 4 to provide customers with greater comprehensive visual representation of their data. Spectral mineralogy has long provided great benefits to mine operators for both mining ...

  • New source area management remediation biotechnology for NAPL sites

    The Adventus Group, an international environmental biotechnology firm, announced the application of their In Situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS™) reagent. Designed for hard-to-treat non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) sites, this innovative and cost-effective source area management technology is ideal for manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites, wood treating facilities, petroleum product refineries, ...


  • SGS acquires Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile

    SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Verilab SA in Antofagasta, Chile. From its laboratory in Antofagasta, Verilab performs exploration and grade control analysis using fire assay, wet chemistry and instrumental techniques, principally for the mining industry in Northern Chile. Founded in 1997 and privately owned, Verilab employs 110 staff and reported revenue in excess of CLP 2 ...


    By SGS

  • Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) – First Ever Quantitative Field Measurements of Lithium in Soils Using Handheld LIBS

    First Ever Quantitative Field Measurements of Lithium in Soils Using Handheld LIBS Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) has announced the first use of handheld LIBS to directly measure lithium in geological samples at the Seabrook Rare Metals Venture in Western Australia. The project utilized the SciAps Z-500, a handheld LIBS device developed and manufactured by SciAps, Inc. (Woburn, MA). ...


    By SciAps, Inc.

  • Site characterization and groundwater geochemistry subjects of NGWA courses taking place in Denver

    Two short courses offered by the National Ground Water Association are slated to take place in Denver, Colorado, next month. “Site Characterization: The Groundwater System” takes place April 26, while “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry” is scheduled for April 26-27. Designed for those involved with groundwater availability, monitoring, cleanup, and modeling ...

  • Chinese oil spill reveals research gulf

    The first, large-scale oil spill in Dalian Bay in China last month has revealed a host of problems with safety management and environmental impact assessment including a dearth of environmental and geochemical studies on such disasters. 'As scientists, we do not have the funding or the opportunity to conduct in-depth research into these accidents,' Peng Xianzhi, a scientist at the Guangzhou ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New NGWA course to focus on fractured rock and geochemistry

    Groundwater industry personnel will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the roles fractured rock settings and geochemistry play in evaluating contaminant migration and remediation design at three National Ground Water Association short courses taking place September 2008 in Denver, Colorado. Engineers, project managers, and attorneys, as well as geologists and hydrologists, will ...

  • RockWare Monthly Announcement - August 2014

    New Software Versions: Grapher 11: New version of this powerful graphing software RockWorks16: New update with dozens of new features, including 3D faulting   Igpet: Maintenance ...


    By RockWare, Inc.

  • SGS launches new mobile sample preparation laboratory in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    SGS is pleased to announce the opening of our new Mobile Sample Preparation Unit (MSPU) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The MSPU expands our rock and drillcore sample preparation capacity in Burkina Faso, ahead of our major new laboratory complex being built in Ouagadougou. The MSPU will immediately add an additional 600 samples/day capacity. Coupled with this increase in sample preparation ...


    By SGS

  • Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

    One of nature’s most gripping feats of survival is now better understood. For the first time, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory observed the chemical changes in individual cells that enable them to survive conditions that should kill them. The team tracked the chemical changes in Desulfovibrio vulgaris, which is a single-cell bacterium that ...

  • Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc AND Peroxychem, LLC Enter into Exclusive Technology License

    PeroxyChem, LLC (PeroxyChem) and Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) announced today they have entered into an exclusive technology licensing agreement for PeroxyChem’s proprietary In Situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS) Technology.  Under the agreement PeroxyChem has exclusively licensed the technology and the United States Trademark “ISGS” to ...

  • Tersus Hosts Thought Leader Webinar Series

    Thu, Aug 1, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Anaerobic degradation is the dominant process in natural attenuation of hydrocarbon contamination in the subsurface. We will start with an overview of simple geochemical parameters that may be used to show that anaerobic degradation is occurring and enhancement is feasible. Proven extremely effective in enhancing ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • National Industry and Regulatory Experts Present Basis for Stray Gas Investigations

    The Groundwater Protection Council and the U.S. Department of Energy will host the Stray Gas Incidence & Response Forum July 24-26, 2012 in Cleveland. The GWPC announced this week the addition of scheduled presentations on groundwater protection and proactive measures to ensure public health and safety at the forum, a technical conference providing the scientific ...

  • Microseeps Biodegradation/Remediation Analytical Services

    For over 25 years, Microseeps has supported the environmental and energy industries with cutting-edge analyses not provided by most commercial labs. One of those analyses is low-level dissolved gases. When evaluating in-situ biodegradation, geochemical indicators over time and distance are critical. These indicators determine the success of fate & transport ...


  • CSIRO and China Geological Survey sign agreement

    The signing follows a number of successful projects between CSIRO and CGS in the field of hyperspectral imaging. This new collaborative relationship will assist Australian geological technologies entering or planning to enter the Chinese market. It will also help further secure China as Australia’s leading resource partner. CGS is a non-profit government owned organisation research institution ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches ConFlo IV Universal Interface for Continuous Flow Isotope Ratio MS

    BREMEN, GERMANY – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific ConFlo IV Universal Interface for GC, LC and elemental analyzer coupled with isotope ratio mass spectrometers. The ConFlo IV enables immediate switching between as many as three sample preparation devices to significantly reduce idle time while increasing sample throughput. ...

  • PANalytical celebrates 2000th X`Pert PRO XRD system

    On 30 November 2006, PANalytical celebrated a milestone by completing the assembly of system number 2000, which is destined for US Geological Survey in Denver, Colorado, USA. Mr. Jamey D. McCord of US Geological Survey states: 'We look forward to taking advantage of the advanced features the high performance PANalytical X'Pert PRO MPD diffraction system brings to our Energy Team Geochemical ...


    By PANalytical

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