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  • Oil spill absorbent rolls for gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup

    Granite Environmental, Inc., has 1.5 truck load of oil spill absorbent rolls available and further truck load quantities (20,000 square yards/truck) on a weekly basis to help clean up the crude oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. The absorbent roll is made from polypropylene fibers and provides an economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand that can be cut to length to ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Coated fabric for oil boom production available

    Granite Environmental has 60,000 yard coated PVC to manufacture oil booms in stock and ready to ship out. The coated PVC is made of 22 oz fabric and 61 inch wide. Manufactured in the United States of America. Also available are 14 oz, 16 oz, and 18 oz laminated PVC. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GE) is a leading international contract manufacturer in providing cost effective, field tested and ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Protecting a Precious Resource

    Drinking Water is the essence of life and Superior Tank is proud to support the 2019 AWWA Drinking Water Week! Drinking Water Week was conceived over 40 years ago by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to promote the vital role drinking water has in our lives. Only 1% of the water on earth is suitable to drink and without water a human can only survive 4-7 days. Drinking Water Week ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • See-Thru Wall-Mount Spill Kit Makes Spotting Response Supply Inventory Easy

    Tipton, PA—New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® See-Thru Wall-Mount Spill Kit - a durable, transparent, trunk-style container packed with a variety of PIG® absorbents to absorb spills of oils, coolants, solvents and water. The polypropylene Spill Kit features transparent walls, which allow employees to check inventory levels without opening the lid so that your facility is always prepared ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Absorbent rolls for oil spill gulf of Mexico: most economical and ready to ship

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has the most economical hydrocarbon absorbent roll in stock and ready to ship out. 84,000 linear feet are daily available. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international contract manufacturer in providing cost effective, field tested and proven environmental & BMP products, and portable tanks. The product ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • 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.

  • GEI absorbent rolls: economical solution for large pads quantities on hand

    Our GEI absorbent rolls are a great economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand. The absorbent roll can be cut to length to suit the spill size. Made of polypropylene fibers, these absorbing rolls are used for marine and land oil spills. Great for spill applications where easy collection of hydrocarbon spills in water ways is the ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • 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

  • World’s fastest response oil containment system hits Canadian waters

    Today, Ontario-based environmental protection technology leader Murrenhil Corporation launched the world's fastest response oil containment system, designed to reach and trap an oil spill within minutes, protecting our oceans, lakes, rivers, streams and coastal areas from ecological disaster. More than a dozen oil spills occur every day in Canada,1 leaving an undeniable footprint on our ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • GEI absorbent boom: perfect for oil spill cleanup in Marshes, Wetlands, Bayous

    Our GEI absorbent boom is is made for spill cleanup to skim or absorb oil and liquid applications and available in a five inch and 8 inch version. Perfect for cleanup of oil and other hazmat liquids in marshes, wetlands, bayous, and near shore ocean environments. Product Specifications: oil absorbent boom, oil absorbents Consists of flexible polypropylene for oil only or hazmat/universal use ...


    By GEI Works, 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

  • PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station

    Tipton, PA August 20, 2007 --New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station to provide fast and easy access to PIG® Mat used for absorbing leaks, spills drips & overspray of both oil and water-based liquids. Clearly labeled and high-visibility yellow in color, the PIG® Universal Mat Pack Station is easy to locate and can be hung on any indoor wall surface for quick, ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Cleanup of fuel leaking from sunken boat continues

    Officials were assessing the environmental damage Tuesday after a towboat carrying 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel and oil sank in the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, closing the river to barge traffic. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other organizations don't yet know what the towboat struck before it began sinking ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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.

  • Deadline to prepare farm SPCC plan is November 10th, 2011

    The Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulatory requirements for farming, ranching and other agricultural operations are outlined in The Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Code of Regulations 40 CFR 112. As part of these new rules an SPCC Plan is required by all facilities subject to the regulation and is designed to help prevent any discharge of oil into ...

  • Oil boom fence for Wetlands, Marshes and Bayous

    Granite Environmental"s oil boom fence is our newest oil spill cleanup and response product. Made from durable PVC coated fabric with top cable, this oil fence is perfect for oil spills in calm and shallow water conditions. Ideal for marshes, bayous, and wetlands. This oil marsh boom builds a barrier between the clean water side and the oil contaminted side and can be equipped with an absorbent ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

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