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  • Macrotek Wins Acid and Heavy Metal Removal Contract

    Macrotek Inc., designer and builder of custom air pollution equipment, has been awarded a contract for a packed bed scrubber system. The scrubber will remove acid and heavy metal from process exhaust. The package includes a packed column and a thermoplastic recirculating piping system, complete with reagent dosing and system controls, all mounted on a skid. The skid package is fully assembled, ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Earthworms for heavy metal

    Earthworms could be used to extract toxic heavy metals, including cadmium and lead, from solid waste from domestic refuse collection and waste from vegetable and flower markets, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Swati Pattnaik and M. Vikram Reddy of the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, at Pondicherry University, in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Onion soaks up heavy metal

    Onion and garlic waste from the food industry could be used to mop up hazardous heavy metals, including arsenic, cadmium, iron, lead, mercury and tin in contaminated materials, according to a research paper published in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution. Biotechnologists Rahul Negi, Gouri Satpathy, Yogesh Tyagi and Rajinder Gupta of the GGS Indraprastha University in Delhi, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Researchers find heavy metals along river after mine spill

    Researchers say they found scattered accumulations of heavy metals along a 60-mile stretch of riverbank in Colorado and New Mexico a month after the Gold King Mine wastewater spill and say that any potential threat to crops and livestock should be studied further. David Weindorf of Texas Tech University and Kevin Lombard of New Mexico State University said they found patches of discolored sludge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Xylem Commends 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner for his Ground-breaking Invention to Remove Heavy Metal Contaminants from Water

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, congratulates Perry Alagappan of Houston, Texas, the winner of the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research. The award was presented to Mr. Alagappan during the 19th SJWP ceremony ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • MTI On-Line Heavy Metal Monitor Leads To Significantly Reduced Costs for Secondary Pb Smelter

    Environmental and Diagnostic Specialists, Lab21, announces the installation of an MTI Diagnostics OVA5000 on-line heavy metal monitor at a large secondary Lead smelter in the UK. The instrument is installed in the state of the art effluent treatment plant in order to further improve on the company’s ISO 14001 accredited environmental policy. The OVA5000 is a unique online monitor for heavy ...

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF TREATABILITY STUDY AND PILOT TEST EXCERPTS OF THE FULL REPORT BY ART ENGINEERING LLC. Based on the results of the evaluation of remedial technologies, two ...


    By Marketwire

  • GE Technology to Help Remove Toxic Metals from Wastewater at Canadian Coal Mine

    Anglo American Selects GE’s ABMet* Technology for Peace River Coal Trend Mine in British Columbia First Canadian Installation of ABMet New Turnkey Facility Process Meets or Exceeds Stringent Standards for Selenium Discharge Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining ...


    By General Electric

  • EPA investigation of Gowanus canal identifies widespread contamination, health and ecological problems; hundreds of samples find PAHs, PCBs, heavy metals and other Toxins (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human and ...

  • Domestic waste clinkers are metal free

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. of Waalre and Feniks Recycling BV of Hengelo delivers a maximum return to end processor Twence Afvalverwerking B.V. of Hengelo. Expansion of the existing line with three Eddy current separators ensure a maximum yield of recycled metals from domestic waste clinkers. The separators remove large, medium as well as very ...

  • Sonic Advance Heavy Oil Development Program

    Vancouver, CANADA – SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company” : TSXV: SNV) reported that its heavy oil development program with joint venture partner PetroSonic Energy Systems Inc. (“PetroSonic”) will advance to include third party evaluation of both the test results and the process economics. A bench scale pilot test plant has been constructed at SONIC’s demonstration facility ...


  • Researchers remove radioactive contaminants from

    A combination of forest by-products and crustacean shells may be the key to removing radioactive materials from drinking water, according to researchers from North Carolina State University. Pawlak and fellow researchers found that the new material, which forms a solid foam, has applications beyond radioactive materials and can also remove salt from sea water. “As we’re ...

  • Radioactive contaminants removed from water

    A combination of forest by-products and crustacean shells may be the key to removing radioactive materials from drinking water, according to researchers from North Carolina State University. Pawlak and fellow researchers found that the new material, which forms a solid foam, has applications beyond radioactive materials and can also remove salt from sea water. “As we’re ...

  • Malaysia metal recycling line successful acceptance

    Malaysian company and our company Signed the purchase contract for Scrap Metal Recycling Line with Capacity 10 to 20 t/h and output size 20 - 100 mesh in 2013. After half a year of manufacture, installation, debugging, on 19’Feb 2014 its successful acceptance checked. This metal recycling line, mainly by heavy metal shredding machine dedicated to coarse crushing, and then treated ...

  • Metal-free waste flows with magnetic separator

    The redesigned High Gradient Separator has been specially developed for the recycling industry; and is particularly suitable for a difficult and dirty work environment. The magnetic value of the coil has been increased to 10,000 Gauss. This allows the magnetically weak Iron and RFS particles to be removed from waste and residual streams as well. In the recycling world, more and more RFS is found ...

  • Metal-free waste flows with magnetic separator

    The re-designed High Gradient Separator has been specially developed for the recycling industry; and is particularly suitable for a difficult and dirty work environment. The magnetic value of the coil has been increased to 10,000 Gauss. This allows the magnetically weak Iron and RFS particles to be removed from waste and residual streams as well. In the recycling world, more and more RFS is found ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • University finds metal sulfide solution for nuclear waste

    Nuclear power has advantages, but, if this method of making power is to be viable long term, discovering new solutions to radioactive waste disposal and other problems are critical. Otherwise nuclear power is unlikely to become mainstream. A team of Northwestern University chemists is the first to focus on metal sulfide materials as a possible source for nuclear waste remediation methods. Their ...


    By Northwestern University

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • WRc demonstrate viability of Bauxsol™ for phosphate removal

    3 April 2006: OXFORD, UK: Following a six-month independent trial by the UK Water Research Council (WRc), VIROTEC’s innovative Bauxsol™ technology has been shown to offer a viable and economic treatment solution for phosphate removal in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment works. European General Manager at VIROTEC, Simon Tillotson, said “We are very excited about the trial outcome. ...


    By Clarity Authoring

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