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 ...

  • FLSmidth to hold a quality control seminar for building material producers – from the Mine to the Product

    The seminar provides an opportunity for professionals working in the building materials and minerals industries to discover how to improve the quality of their processes – all the way from the mine to the product. The seminar in Halle, Germany, is organised by the Mineralogical/Geochemical Group at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in cooperation with FLSmidth. It will run ...


    By FLSmidth

  • Successfully installed BACTcontrol at the waste water treatment plant in Agon Coutainville

    We successfully installed our BACTcontrol at the effluent of the waste water treatment plant in Agon Coutainville, France. Within the H2020 AquaNES project with the support of BRGM the water will be analysed for microbiological and chemical parameters. The Site 9 uses secondary effluent after reed bed and sand dune filtration for golf course irrigation in a coastal area. The underlying aquifer ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Latest news from Geovariances environment consulting corner

    HEALTH RISK MAPPING FOR REGENERATION OF CONTAMINATED SITES (CARTORISK) Since summer 2016, Geovariances is involved in a project called Cartorisk funded by Ademe (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency), managed by eOde and also with the participation of Element Terre and Ginger Burgeap. The main objective ...


    By Geovariances

  • 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, ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • CGG Launches JumpStart Regional Geoscience Programs

    CGG announced today at the 2017 EAGE Conference & Exhibition the launch of JumpStart™ multi-client geoscience programs designed to accelerate industry understanding of petroleum systems and support exploration efforts. CGG currently has seven JumpStart programs that include offshore areas of Mexico, Gabon, Australia, Norway, Indonesia & Timor Leste, ...


    By CGG

  • Microseeps Awarded DOE Research Grant

    Microseeps scientists Dr. Robert J. Pirkle and Dr. Pat McLoughlin have received funding for their proposal entitled “Use of Electron Shuttles to Biologically Enhance Abiotic Dechlorination”. The funding was provided by the Westinghouse Savannah River Company supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. "In kind" contributions of labor were made by Microseeps. Through the use of a ...


  • DPC now has available 25 highly experienced consultants available throughout the US

    Donna Potter owner/president of Donna Potter Consulting (HQ in the Atlanta metro area) now has available 25 additional independent consultants in a wide variety of environmental and IS services disciplines, Registered PEs (Chemical, GeoChemical,Environmental, and Civil) & PGs, CHMMs, Stormwater/Erosion Control Inpsectors, HAZWOPER, ASBESTOS Inpectors, LBP Inspectors, Masters and BS or BA ...


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