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  • Oil Containment Boom Overview

    For those not familiar with oil containment boom, Texas Boom Company is providing an overview to share the basics of what spill containment boom is, how containment boom is made, and where containment boom is used. One of the first actions taken when oil has spilled into or in the vicinity of a body of water is to encircle the spill with containment boom. Because oil and other hydrocarbons ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • How to connect sections of oil containment boom - video

    Most manufacturers of oil containment boom in the US utilize ASTM F962-94 aluminum connectors at both ends of the boom. These universal Z connector bars allow sections of boom from any manufacturer to be used together to form longer sections of deployed containment boom. In the event that the pin holes don't line up across boom makers, additional holes can quickly be drilled through the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Increased oil containment boom production

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, offers an available 19 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning May 29th, 2010. The oil containment boom for protected water and fast current is manufactured with a height of 19 inch, freeboard of 7 inch, draft of 12 inch, top tension cable of 5/16 inch (galv.), ballast chain of ¼” or 5/16” inch (galv.) ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Five primary types of oil containment boom

    There are typically five primary types of containment boom manufactured and deployed in the United States and Canada. We provide a brief description of each for the benefit of those not familiar with containment boom. All containment boom is sold in managable sections that can be joined end to end to form longer lengths. Boom manufacturers typically utlize universal connectors so that boom ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Made in USA - Oil Containment Boom, Silt Curtains, Tanks, Berms

    As the year comes to an end, everyone at Texas Boom Company is proud of the work done at our manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas. Texas Boom is a manufacturer of top quality oil containment boom, silt curtains, pillow tanks and bladders, containment berms, and many other products that leverage our RF welding capability. We place an emphasis on quality, provide short lead times, offer the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Carmanah lighting oil spill containment booms

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of ...

  • Jim Pearce’s Golden Standard

    We’ve discussed the origins of Elastec in the early ‘90s many times. But the story began long before that – in 1967 Orlando, Florida. That was the year that the late Jim Pearce formed a new company, American Marine. Pearce formed the company after a successful career as a U.S. Navy pilot and involvement with the Apollo Lunar Landing Program. After collaborating with a colleague, ...


    By Elastec

  • Oil containment boom for open water and ocean use available

    Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, offers 36 and 42 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning July 2nd, 2010. The 36" and 42" oil containment boom for open water and ocean is manufactured to the following specification: 36" oil boom: With a height of 36 inch, freeboard of 12 inch, draft of 24 inch, ballast chain of 3/8 inch galv. (optional 1/2" galv) and ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Texas Boom - legacy product name guide

    As Texas Boom Company has evolved since its founding in 1986, the product lines and branding have varied over the years. In order to help clarify where to find an appropriate product when referencing older marketing material, order invoices, or product markings, we are providing a guide below. If you ever have any questions about what current products are suitable to meet your needs, please ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: Granite Environmental, Inc. production schedule provides available 19 inch oil containment boom for spill responders

    Sebastian, FL, May 13, 2010 – Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, offers an available 19 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning May 29th, 2010. The oil containment boom for protected water and fast current is manufactured with a height of 19 inch, freeboard of 7 inch, draft of 12 inch, top tension cable of 5/16 inch (galv.), ballast chain of ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Light floating marker: 50 inch flashing marker light for oil containment booms

    Granite Environmental Light Floating Marker 50 is a flashing marker light. It is perfect for oil spill cleanup projects and made for use with oil containment and debris booms, turbidity control curtains, or as a marker for anchor lines and other marine based operations. 26 of the 50 inch is exposed above the water line. The ballast part is filled in with concrete. The light is operated by 2 D ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Floating oil boom

    There are two major categories of floating oil boom: Absorbent Floating Oil Boom and Non-Absorbent Floating Oil Boom. Both serve a specific purpose, and they can be used in tandem to help contain oil spills in bodies of water such as oceans, gulfs, bays, rivers, streams, lakes, canals, and ponds. Absorbent Floating Oil Boom is comprised of a mesh sock or tube filled with polypropylene. The ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Lamor Corporation And Rosneft Sign Cooperation Agreement

    Lamor Corporation and the Russian oil giant Rosneft signed a Cooperation Agreement at the IV International Arctic Forum, in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The partnership will evaluate prospects of localizing production of oil spill response (OSR) equipment and machinery in Russia for the Arctic region. Localization of production is forecasted to be at least 70% by 2025, and the equipment will be ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Turbidity curtain: granite environmental ensures turbidity barrier availablility

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, is pleased to announce that it, together with its contracted manufacturers, ensures the turbidity barrier and curtain availability for dregding jobs, marine construction projects, pile driving and site work (stormwater sheetflow) activities globally, but especially in the United States of America. Granite Environmental, Inc. ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Site specific oil spill solutions for Gulf of Mexico

    Granite Environmental, Inc. is offering site specific oil spill cleanup solutions within the natural project cycle, such as oil boom fence for wetlands, marshes and bayous, absorbent rolls for quick spool deployment, submersible absorbent curtains, tar ball control , storage tanks for static and dynamic applications, barge curtains and liners , and more. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI), a ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Carmanah lighting oil spill containment booms

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of Mexico. The lanterns are helping to keep marine traffic safe while containment and cleanup work continues in the area. Through the efforts of Carmanah"s authorized marine distributor in Texas, several hundred white ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • permanent fence boom

    The Permanent Fence Boom Mk 8 910/30m (36 in/100 ft) is a heavy duty solid float boom that is designed specifically for permanent installations in e.g. harbors and water inlets. The MK 8 boom's strength, high freeboard and reserve buoyancy floatation make it effective under harsh conditions. The Mk 8 is manufactured from strong PVC coated belting fabric together with durable polyethylene floats. ...


    By Zwanny-Ltd

  • OSCAR Oil Sheen Containment And Removal System

    William Litwin, President of Guardian Environmental Technologies is pleased to announce a new development in the critical field of dealing with spilled oil and other petroleum products in ports, harbors, marinas and even at sea. This device named "OSCAR"was developed by the company to fill a need to quickly deploy a containment barrier around an oil spill source that will simultaneously absorb ...

  • First-of-its-kind response system helps prevent environmental damage caused by oil spills

    More than a dozen oil spills occur every day in Canada, leaving an undeniable foot¬print on our environment. They contaminate our water supply, sig¬nificantly impact our health, and destroy helpless marine life and coastal wetlands. Murrenhil Corporation has devel¬oped the ROC Barrier™, a first-of-its-kind response system designed to reach and contain an oil spill rapidly, ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • Granite Environmental, Inc. has no shortage of turbidity curtains and silt barriers, still available and ready to ship

    Sebastian, FL, May 11, 2010 – Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, can still provide ready to ship turbidity curtains and silt barriers. Where the water pollution market explores a shortage of turbidity curtains and silt barriers to secure dredging, construction, runoff and debris control projects, Granite Environmental still has the following barrier types in ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

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