land development News

  • Land Developers Link to the Environmental Community

    Envirobidnet.com, the leading resource for obtaining government bid opportunities in the environmental field, announced today the launching of their new free service enabling Land Developers to contact and solicit hundreds of state and federally certified environmental specialists. Mr. John Falcone, founder and president of Envirobidnet.com stated “It isn’t very often there is not a need for ...


    By ENVIROBIDNET.com

  • Carbon emissions set to rise in 2017

    Global carbon emissions look likely to increase this year, putting at risk the hope of meeting the world’s agreement to slow global warming. The world’s carbon emissions are expected to show a lurch upwards this year, by around 2%, after three years of staying virtually level. This is a significant setback to efforts to slow the speed at which the Earth is warming, and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Land Contamination

    Land Contamination Identified: Contaminated land is a constant battle for developers looking to build houses / industrial sites or purpose built facilities. Contamination simply means an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment and therefore remediation or site clean up is required. Identifying contamination requires assessment, measurement and remediation. The primary contaminants ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • US$2.8m in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in New Hampshire

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced the nationwide availability of an estimated $111.9 million in grants bolstered by funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to help communities clean up sites known as “brownfields” which may be contaminated by hazardous chemicals or pollutants. The grants for New Hampshire, which include $400,000 ...

  • CHP Lands at Scarborough Hospital

    Scarborough Hospital has moved one step closer to achieving huge energy savings after the delivery of the new 776kWe Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engine which will power the hospital’s new low carbon energy system. When finished, the system will deliver over £500,000 in energy savings each year as well as reducing CO₂ by over 2,100 tonnes per year.  Vital Energi, who ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Securing land to develop CSP plants in the US – Private, State or Federal?

    One of the first and critical challenges for solar developers is locating and securing the most suitable site that meets all the technical, logistic & budgetary requirements. There are only 3 options available private, state or federal with each one having separate challenges. This provides a tough decision to be made on the path to follow. Some of the typical considerations include: ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Reducing Energy’s Footprint: Restoring land after coal, oil, & gas development

    At an educational Congressional briefing on September 12, two expert panelists will discuss the process of restoring land that has been used in energy development to beneficial uses. Since 2010, the United States has been the second largest energy consumer in terms of total use, surpassed only by China. While the development of renewable energy sources is making significant progress, fossil fuels ...

  • 01dB is landing in Phuket

    With 9.5 million passengers a year, Phuket International Airport is the 2nd busiest airport in Thailand. To face a growing activity, Airports of Thailand (AoT) had undergone important expansion and renovation works. 01dB and his partner AM Acoustics have been selected to monitor the induced aircraft noise impact. Six DUO smart noise monitors will be in place within a year to manage noise and ...


    By ACOEM

  • Database for land use to be released

    Land use is considered to play a very important role regarding the life cycle impacts of many products or product groups. During the last ten years, several approaches to address the problem of integrating land use into the LCA framework have been proposed, nonetheless as yet no commonly accepted method has been agreed upon. An applicable approach to incorporate land use indicators into the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Space radar techniques for land mapping

    Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and buildings from small aircraft. The radar can monitor structures such as dams, harbours, canals and buildings, leading to maps for urban planning, territory surveillance and cadastral ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Ametek Land Launches Latest Generation

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has developed an innovative new pyrometer that provides high accuracy and a three-in-one capability specifically for aluminium applications, including extrusion press exit, extrusion press quench zone, and aluminium strip mills. The SPOT AL ...


    By AMETEK

  • Ametek Land To Demonstrate New Borescope

    Leading non-contact temperature measurement specialist AMETEK Land will launch its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR to the international market February 27 to March 2, 2017 at Nitrogen + Syngas 2017, London, at stand 75. Nitrogen + Syngas 2017 is firmly established as among the world’s leading annual events for the nitrogen and industrial gas market. The four-day technical conference and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Using arid land to power the country

    In order to power a country the size of the United States indefinitely, everything is being done to invest in green and alternative energies and this includes, utilising land that has previously been deemed to be useless. It was recently revealed that thousands of acres of farmland in the San Joaquin Valley, that are no longer used for agricultural purposes due to salt ...


    By GDS International

  • EPA works with Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council to Control Mosquitos and Protect Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council is taking action by evaluating the impact of green infrastructure on mosquito breeding areas and surface water quality in the Pontchartrain Park and Gentilly Woods neighborhoods. EPA is awarding $59,000 to help protect and restore waters around Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans. The projects will ...

  • EPA provides $50K to help Urban Land Conservancy improve water quality at Denver transit-oriented development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $50,000 in technical assistance to develop innovative green infrastructure options for a new transit-oriented housing development near the Blake/38th commuter-rail station in downtown Denver. The Urban Land Conservancy will use the EPA resources to assess and integrate design features that will reduce polluted runoff and protect water ...

  • Bentley Systems makes strategic investment to advance SITEOPS land development optimization technology

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced that it has acquired a minority interest in Charlotte, N.C.-based BLUERIDGE Analytics, Inc., provider of SITEOPS – breakthrough site design optimization technology that utilizes cloud computing to save substantial time and ...

  • Innovation `must consider water, energy and land jointly`

    More technological innovation is needed to fight growing resource scarcity, but it will only be successful in achieving sustainable development if it considers the use of water, energy and land as interdependent issues, according to a European report. Investment in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The GHT 2500 has landed in Latin America

    With the first contract in Latin America for the supply of series GHT 2500 filter presses, signed last 14th of May, Diemme Filtration strengthens the sales achievements in Asia during 2010, thanks to the innovative design features of this model. The American customer is an important private mining company that chose Diemme Filtration as partner for the development  of an ambitious revival ...


    By Aqseptence Group

  • Access to State land key opportunity for PV in Chile

    Land recently awarded to solar companies for large-scale plants shows the Chilean government’s encouragement for PV and commitment to meeting its national targets. It was recently announced that seventeen solar projects have recently received approval for land plots from the Chilean government. The total land awarded totals 12,707 hectares of land-although this total also includes ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • US urged to merge land and oceans agencies into one

    Today's federal environmental research, development, and monitoring programs are not structured to handle such major problems as global climate change, declines in freshwater, and loss of biodiversity, warns a group of former senior federal officials who want to form a new agency by merging two existing ones. In an article published in the journal 'Science,' the officials propose an independent ...

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