mobile decontamination News

  • Kurion Delivers Second Mobile Processing System to Treat Tank Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Site

    Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it was awarded a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for a second Kurion Mobile Processing System for deployment at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site. The first system started operating at the site in early October 2014 and has exceeded its performance targets during this period. Kurion ...


    By Kurion, Inc.

  • Geovariances at Consoil 2010 - Salzburg Congress, Austria - Sept. 22 - 24, 2010

    Geovariances, together with the French Atomic Energy Commission CEA, will present a paper: 'Characterization of radio-contaminated soils in France: challenges, methods and outcomes'. This paper presents the whole methodology for the follow-up of site characterization and remediation projects, from initial survey up to verification of the decontamination process, in order to get to a better ...


    By Geovariances

  • Nelson initiates new soil projects

    Nelson Environmental Remediation, Ltd. (NER) this week announced the ongoing success of two soil remediation projects, one domestic and, one US-based, utilizing its mobile, LTTD-O (low-temperature thermal desorption to oxidation) technology. Based in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada, NER has been successful in the business of mobile, thermal soil remediation since 1994, decontaminating over ...

  • Removal of building crane important step in demolition

    A building crane in one of Dounreay’s shut-down facilities became a waste package itself when a much larger crane reached in through the roof and lifted it off its rails. The decontamination and waste handling facility, code named D1207, was built to serve Dounreay’s chemical plants and the next door Vulcan site. The electrical overhead travelling (EOT) gantry crane, which had a 7.5 ton capacity, ...

  • Pollutec Horizons the future solutions show

    Pollutec Horizons, the show for environmental solutions promoting sustainable development, has worked with numerous professional partners from the major sectors of the environment to identify trends capable of delivering highly innovative technologies and solutions in response to the major environmental, economic and social challenges posed by pollution treatment, the optimization of resources, ...

  • Pollutec Horizons responding to the major environmental challenges

    Pollutec Horizons is all about putting the major environmental challenges  that currently stand at the heart of the debate in perspective, grasping their impact and proposing solutions. It is solutions that the 2009 show offers, solutions that respond to the major problems of sustainable development. How to conserve resources, how to save energy, how to protect our environment most ...

  • Containment Island – Above Ground Wash Pad

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc continues to develop and improve the ultimate solutions for Above Ground Wash Pads. The new Containment Island Above Ground Wash Pad System can be configured to meet your wash rack system requirements. The durable copolymer material coupled with optional Marine Grade Aluminum Walls ensure corrosion and product longevity. The Containment Island comes in a High or Low Profile ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • Sabre forms BioWALL -- Protecting Water, Air, Land and Life

    The Sabre Companies announced BioWALL, a new Sabre Company formed to pursue specific private and public sector market opportunities to prepare for, prevent or respond to a full range of naturally occurring or human-induced biological and chemical threats. BioWALL leverages Sabre's 20 year proven record of combining technology, industry expertise and on-the-ground experience in effectively ...


    By BioWALL, LLC.

  • Strategic alliance and partnership

    Evans Cooling, Inc, (Evans Cooling) a Connecticut, USA based Cooling Systems Technology enterprise, and ADMAGS Environmental, a Lagos, Nigeria-based Emissions Testing and Abatement Services provider, have entered into a Strategic Alliance and Partnership. Evans Cooling, pioneer of innovative combustion cooling systems research and design for twenty five years, has worked with the biggest names ...


    By Evans Cooling Systems, Inc.

  • New strain of bacteria could help clean up gulf oil spill

    Researchers have discovered a new strain of bacteria that can produce non-toxic, comparatively inexpensive "rhamnolipids," and effectively help degrade polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs - environmental pollutants that are one of the most harmful aspects of oil spills. Because of its unique characteristics, this new bacterial strain could be of considerable value in the long-term cleanup ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pollutec Horizons at the heart of international exchanges

    NATIONAL STANDS, INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS, BUSINESS MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES At a time when the preservation of the environment has become a global challenge, Pollutec Horizons offers a forum for international exchanges. Every year it attracts a high quality array of exhibits from outside France and welcomes numerous exhibitors or national stands showing off their latest solutions and know-how. ...

  • Construction work to start at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury, Mass.

    On May 19, 2014 EPA contractors will mobilize for construction work at the Sutton brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury. Planned work includes excavation and consolidation of contaminated soil and sediments which will be then be placed under a landfill cap. The construction work is expected to continue into 2016. What residents should expect: During the initial mobilization to the ...

  • U.S. Finalizes Settlement with Georgia-Based Millard Refrigerated Services over Ammonia Release that Sickened Workers Responding to BP Oil Spill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a final settlement with Millard Refrigerated Services that resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for an airborne release of ammonia from Millard’s ...

  • Parsons Acquires O`Connor Associates

    Parsons is pleased to announce that it has acquired privately held O'Connor Associates, a leading environmental consultancy firm in Canada. O'Connor Associates will increase Parsons' presence in Canada and enhance our efforts in the areas of environmental site investigation and remediation. O'Connor Associates meets the environmental business needs of its customers, which include Imperial Oil, ...


    By Parsons

  • EPA announces completion of mission assignment in response to Minot, ND floods

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the field mission assignment in response to flooding in Minot, North Dakota has been completed. EPA Emergency Response staff first mobilized to Minot on July 11th, 2011 and began mission activities at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the City of Minot, and the State of North Dakota on July 17th, 2011. The ...

  • PerkinElmer and Leading Japan Universities Announce Results of Collaboration to Detect Contamination from Nuclear Crisis

    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the results of collaborations with ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Factsheet: Second Meeting of the United States-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

    The second meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation was held on November 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C, with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman and Japan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama leading the discussions as Co-Chairs. The delegations included participants representing a wide range of governmental agencies. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hazmat training: preparing for the worst

    There is an old saying among the firefighter community: "Train as if your life depends on it, because it does." Training can mean the difference between life and death, particularly when it comes to hazardous materials. Knowing what to expect and being familiar with your personal protective equipment will ensure you are prepared for day one of your training. Ultimately, preparation leads to peace ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup

    There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need. Eyeing dozens of aging reactors at home and hundreds of others worldwide that eventually need to be retired, Japanese industry sees a profitable market ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 21 small businesses in 15 states are receiving funding from the EPA to develop and commercialize innovative, sustainable technologies to address current environmental issues . The agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is providing $2 million in funds to advance these innovative products and research. ...

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