oil sorbent News

  • New Re-Form™ oil only sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent than polypropylene sorbents

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Under construction....Markleen`s new warehouses

    Building work has now begun at Markleen’s Zaragoza plant on a new warehousing area which will both liberate current production space and increase warehousing capacity. The increase in demand for sorbents and oil spill response equipment has lead to Markleen making use of available land to install two new warehouses totalling 1200 m2 and develop the surrounding area for outside storage and ...


    By Egersund Markleen

  • EcoBasalt Ltd. Selected to Present at CleanEquity Monaco 2013

    EcoBasalt Ltd. will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2013 on March 7th & 8th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121119/CL15975LOGO ) CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, ...


    By Innovator Capital Limited

  • SPC expands it’s eco-friendly initiative with new Re-Form™ eco-friendly emergency response spill kits

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady business, announces an addition to their high-performance Re-Form™ Sorbents product line, adding Portable and Drum Spill Kits. Use less and save more with Re-Form spill kits offering 24% more absorbency and 5% savings than standard polypropylene spill kits. Currently, SPC Re-Form™ Sorbents are available in pads, rolls, and socs, and now includes Re-Form ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • U.S. Department of Energy: Soaking Up an Oil Spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon drilling pipe blew out seven years ago, beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. history, those in charge of the recovery discovered a new wrinkle: the millions of gallons of oil bubbling from the sea floor weren't all collecting on the surface where it could be skimmed or burned. Some of it was forming a plume and drifting through the ocean under the surface. Now, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SPC introduces Re-Form™ XPlus, a dual sided eco-friendly Sorbent providing extra strength absorbency to indoor or dry outdoor applications

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady business (NYSE:BRC), expands its eco-friendly initiative with the addition of Re-Form™ XPlus to assist prevention of slips, trips and falls. Economically affordable, Re-Form™ XPlus is available in pads and rolls with easy-tear perforations, helping to reduce waste and save money for your application needs. The new Re-Form XPlus high-performance sorbent ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Live Webinar (in Spanish): Mercury analysis in complex matrices: challenges and solutions

    Determination of mercury in complex samples is always a challenge for the laboratory analysis. In this webinar, Sandra Mercedes Garcia and Ivan Gilberto Aragon, experts of Khymos, the exclusive dealer of Lumex Instruments in Colombia, will discuss the advantages of atomic absorption spectroscopy with Zeeman background correction (ZAAS) for the analysis of mercury in a variety of samples. This ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • SPC announces expansion of High Traffic Mat series offering customers more solutions at a low price

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady business, announces the introduction of its new Light-Weight High Traffic Mats to complement their current High Traffic Industrial Mat Series. The new Light-Weight High Traffic mats offer similar dimensions and durable construction as the medium and heavy weight rolls, and complete the HT series with their low cost and light weight. Built for durability and ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Banana fibre can fix marine oil spills, says study

    Fibre from the stem of the banana plant can efficiently absorb oil spills that pollute coasts and threaten marine life says a new study by Indian researchers. Banana fibre, when treated with certain chemicals, can absorb up to 18 times their weight of oil, according to the study published last month (16 September) in the online journal, Carbohydrate Polymers. Scientists at the Institute of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Opflex Becomes a Part of Italy`s Costa Concordia Solution

    From his home base on Cape Cod, Opflex Solutions' CEO Scott C. Smith saw the wreck of the Costa Concordia on TV along with the rest of the world. His personal knowledge of what happens in marine disasters -- his experiences with the Gulf Coast BP oil spill -- got him on a plane to Italy right away. The oil still onboard the capsized cruise ship poses a real threat to the nearby coastal ...

  • Always on the top of the wave or how to reduce your production costs?

    In the time of high prices on fuel, recycling technologies are the good alternative. "Green" enviromental and "green" technologies need to become our future. Engineers from PC GlobeCore are designed completely new way of used oil regeneration. UVR 450/16 plant is made for all types of regeneration, reclamation, refining, purification without any reconfigurations. Fuel, oil cleaning system UVR ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • EPA responds to crude release near rawlins, WY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to respond to an oil spill affecting a portion of Emigrant Creek approximately 20 miles southwest of Rawlins, Wyo. EPA is overseeing cleanup actions at the spill site, including the removal of oil and the deployment of booms to capture releases to the creek. EPA will continue to coordinate response activities with the Bureau of Land Management ...

  • Chemtex, Inc. announces a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA

    Chemtex, Inc., a manufacturer of sorbent products used to clean oil spills on both land and water and with its corporate headquarters located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA announced last month its building a new manufacturing facility located in Milledgeville, GA. The facility is more than 80,000 sq ft and will be responsible for the manufacturing of meltblown polypropylene rolls, pads, ...


    By Chemtex, Inc.

  • 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

  • Janetville man named environmental hero

    KAWARTHA LAKES - The city's environmental hero of the year is a Janetville man who rushed to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last summer with his rapid oil containment (ROC) Barrier system. Glenn Murray was given the award at council's Tuesday meeting. "I feel awesome," he said on the lawn of City Hall before going in to officially collect his award. Inside, he added: "It makes me feel ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • Oil Spill Gulf of Mexico: Portable Tanks To Contain And Store Hazardous Spill Equipment And Recovered Oil In Stock And Ready To Ship

    Sebastian, FL, April 30, 2010 – Portable Tank Group, Inc., located in Florida, USA, has ready to ship and in stock multiple sizes of folding frame containment pools, also known as oil spill response frame tanks, that can be used to contain and store oil rags, absorbents, and other hazardous material. Our portable collapsible flexible tanks and bladders, used to store recovered oil, are also in ...

  • Cotton Is King: Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc. Develops Superior Cotton Based Solution for Removing Oil from the Gulf of Mexico Waters

    DAI develops a unique cotton-based adsorbent product that increases the sorption capacity by as much as two and a half times, propelling the adsorbency power to 100 grams per gram of cotton fiber. This new technology is ideal for adsorbing the crude oil from the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the material has the capacity to remove fumes and noxious airborne particulate materials that have caused ...


    By Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc.

  • Spill boom deployment around a capsized ship

    Ship wrecks are an unfortunate reality in the ever expanding global marketplace. Weather, inexperienced or inattentive crews, and equipment failures can all be contributing factors. When ships do sink, capsize, or run aground, and immediate concern is the likliehood of the escape of oil, fuel, and other hydrocarbons that can have a negative impact on the environment. The damage that can be ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Bales of 5 inch absorbent Boom available immediately

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has 5 inch diameter absorbents boom available. This boom with sock and net, packed as four (each is 10 feet long) to a bale of 40 feet , will be offered as truck loads, 720 bales per truck. The first truck load can be shipped on May 19th, 2010. Other truck loads will be available few days after this shipment. Granite ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: Granite Environmental, Inc. has 5 inch diameter absorbents booms available

    Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, has 5 inch diameter absorbents booms available. This boom with sock and net, packed as four (each is 10 feet long) to a bale of 40 feet, will be offered as truck loads, 720 bales per truck. The first truck load can be shipped on May 19th, 2010. Other truck loads will be available few days after this shipment. Granite ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

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