land development News

  • Increasing Aridity and Land-use Overlap Have Potential to Cause Social and Economic Conflict in Dryland Areas

    Climate change combined with overlapping high-intensity land uses are likely to create conditions detrimental to the recreation economy, wildlife habitat, water availability and other resources in hyper-arid landscapes, or drylands, in the future, according to a recent paper published in Ecosphere.  Drylands ...

  • 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

  • Reterro and Munich Re Offer Industry First Substitute Performance Cover for Innovative Soil Remediation

    Reterro, Inc., the only fully vertically integrated Brownfield redevelopment company able to eliminate distressed property liabilities safely and sustainably, and Munich Re (Group), one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies, have partnered to provide the industry’s first process substitute performance cover for Reterro’s soil remediation projects. Financial Technology ...


    By Reterro, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Obama Administration Releases Roadmap for Solar Energy Development on Public Lands

    As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Department of Energy, will publish the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for solar energy development in six southwestern states—Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. The final Solar PEIS represents a major step forward in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA releases draft plan on RE-powering America’s land / advancing the development of renewable energy on potentially contaminated lands (HQ)

    As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) RE-Powering America’s Land initiative, the agency has developed a two-year draft management plan to advance the development of renewable energy on potentially contaminated land and mining sites. The draft plan describes activities EPA can take to build upon the progress that the initiative has achieved since its launch in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Attsu Landing in Singapore

    ATTSU supplied an electric steam boiler installed in a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel in Singapore to BUMI ARMADA. The electrical boiler was rated at 408 kW and the classification required was according DNV-OSS-102 Rules for the Classification of Floating Production, Storage and Loading Units. The Kraken field (UK)  development consists of the provision of subsea and FPSO ...


    By ATTSU TERMICA S.L.

  • ATTSU Landing in Singapore

    ATTSU supplied an electric steam boiler installed in a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel in Singapore to BUMI ARMADA. The electrical boiler was rated at 408 kW and the classification required was according DNV-OSS-102 Rules for the Classification of Floating Production, Storage and Loading Units. The Kraken field (UK)  development consists of the provision of subsea and FPSO ...


    By ATTSU TERMICA S.L.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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