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  • A new OSHwiki article highlights the risks and hazards of process-generated contaminants

    Process-generated contaminants can be generated as emissions from combustion processes, abrasion and/or other processes that physically or chemically degrade or otherwise modify the starting material(s), e.g. degradation/composting of organic materials. Such emissions are generally complex and variable mixtures of substances that are generated by processes or activities and are incidentally ...

  • Air pollution from agriculture: ammonia exceeds emission limits in 2015

    Ammonia (NH3) emissions in Europe have fallen since 1990, but not as much as emissions of other air pollutants tracked under an internationally agreed United Nations Convention. According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today, ammonia emissions increased in 2015 and several European Union Member States as well as the EU as a whole exceeded their respective NH3 emission ...

  • New Liquid Ultrasonic Flowmeter has Apps and is Optimized for Thermal Energy/BTU Measurement

    Sierra Instruments is proud to introduce its new InnovaSonic® 207i transit-time ultrasonic liquid flow meter with thermal energy/BTU capability for superior flow measurement.  Designed, built and calibrated by Sierra in Monterey, California, for non-intrusive liquid flow metering, and optimized for thermal energy/BTU measurement, the  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Data destruction `to go`

    Mobile shredding unit reliably destroys data carriers preventing reproduction of sensitive information. For computer specialists it is child's play to recover deleted information. Physical destruction of the data carriers is the only true safe way, in which companies like ITL logistics GmbH specialize. The company collects the devices and disposes of them using a shredder from Erdwich ...

  • History warns of drought’s destructive force

    The Mayan civilisation in what is now Mexico perished more than a thousand years ago not just because of drought, but perhaps because of too much reliance on water in reservoirs. The story of the rise and decline of ancient civilisations has resonance for today. And researchers at Vienna University of ...


    By Climate News Network

  • AquaCritox®: The World First in Sustainable Sludge Destruction

    Irish firm SCFI has successfully commercialised an innovative, unique technology to provide a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. Its product, AquaCritox®, delivers complete organic waste destruction that is fully sustainable, environmentally friendly, efficient and cost-effective. AquaCritox is especially suitable for the treatment of sewage, drinking water ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Ike’s Destruction Leaves Behind Mold and Bacteria

    The remnants of Hurricane Ike moved into the Midwest and Canada early Monday after the storm left a trail of destruction from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. Flooding caused by Hurricane Ike has left an environmental nightmare for home and business owners in Texas, Louisiana and the Midwest. Wind, storm surge and torrential rainfall caused major damage across the region. And while floodwaters ...


    By Pure Air Control Services

  • Grey Swans – Climate Change Harbingers of Death and Destruction

    Perfect storms are by definition improbable. But climate scientists now think that the devastating combination of extreme tropical cyclone and unprecedented storm surge is going to get a whole lot less improbable by the end of the century. The chances that the city of Tampa, in Florida, will be hit by a devastating hurricane and an 11-metre wall of ocean water by 2100 could have increased by up ...


    By Climate News Network

  • SONIC VALIDATES PCB DESTRUCTION PROCESS IN REGULATORY TESTS

    PCB in soils remediated to <2 ppm using Sonic’s proprietary technology VANCOUVER, CANADA: Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is very pleased to report that all tests conducted as ...


  • Destructive Illinois Fire Leaves Asbestos Concerns for Residents

    Last month, a fire destroyed six properties in downtown Minonk, Illinois.  The devastating fire took over 100 firefighters to bring it under control and left a large area of destruction in the small community.   Along with the immediate concerns caused by the fire, area residents have learned that asbestos has been found in the rubble.  According to a report published by the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • I Global Asset Management Data Destruction and Recycling

    Individuals and organizations use recycling services for many different reasons. Retail stores, agricultural businesses, healthcare facilities, and households – these are some of the users of recycling services. What most of them have in common is the fact that they all ...


    By I Global Asset Management

  • Ameri-shred introduces diverse destruction system

    The Diverse Destruction System (DDS) from Ameri-Shred, Alpena, Mich., is designed to offer secure destruction firms that are running strip-cut shredders the option to divert material through a primary shredder to produce a smaller particle size. According to Steve Idalski of Ameri-Shred, the company’s customers prefer strip-cut shredders for their sustained high throughput and low maintenance ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • Natural catastrophes in 2010 - A Record Year of Death and Destruction

    Several major catastrophes in 2010 resulted in substantial losses and an exceptionally high number of fatalities. The overall picture last year was dominated by an accumulation of severe earthquakes to an extent seldom experienced in recent decades accordingto a new report by Munich Re, Altogether, a total of 950 natural catastrophes were recorded last year, nine-tenths of which were ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Good e-destruction just got better

    Ameri-Shred Corp has announced the expansion of their popular hard drive shredder line with the addition of the AMS-750HD, AMS-1500HD, and AMS-2000HD models. Since the inception of the first AMS-500HD hard drive shredder in early 2007, the demand and popularity has exceeded expectations. Customers who’ve purchased these units are amazed with the unstoppable power, rugged construction, quiet ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • Coolant destruction is 4000 times cleaner than expected

    Emissions from a plant built to destroy one of Britain’s biggest environmental hazards have been up to 4000 times cleaner than its designers expected. Engineers believed they could reduce the levels of radioactivity in effluent from a new liquid metal destruction plant by up to a thousand times at most. But the £15 million plant built at Dounreay in northern Scotland has reported decontamination ...

  • Secure file destruction with certified UNTHA shredder

    LAGER 3000 GmbH, established in 1999, is one of today’s leading providers of file and data storage, archive management and file digitalization solutions. The company's customers include well-known banks, public authorities, courts, insurance companies as well as trade and commerce firms. Recently, the company started offering customers a secure file and data destruction service according to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Non-Contact Temperature Measurement

    Infrared thermometers allow temperature measurement from a distance without contacting the object to be measured. WIKA offers a full-line of handheld infrared pyrometers to measure hot, hard-to-reach, or moving parts, including an intrinsically safe version that is both CSA and FM approved. Featuring enhanced optics, the comfortable, user-friendly devices provide accurate readings over a ...


  • Non-ferrous materials report

    This week MRW spoke to 14 businesses to produce this report. The market remains pretty scary with violent swings between peaks and troughs, but still remains remarkably buoyant.  Some metals, most notably aluminium, have managed to detach themselves from the shackles of currency movements, and have been in very bullish mood, but not all prices have been dragged along with them.  Dealers are keen ...

  • Wetlands International presses for action on the drivers of wetland destruction at the Ramsar Conference of Parties

    Wetlands International will press for adoption of resolutions at the Ramsar Conference of Parties that call upon countries to take action on some of the most pressing challenges facing wetlands, such as energy production and pesticide use in rice fields. As an International Organisation Partner ( ...


    By Wetlands International

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