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  • ANDRITZ AG to deliver DeNOx plant to Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG, Germany

    The DeNOx plant is being built to treat the flue gases from the sewage sludge incineration line with multiple-hearth furnace VA3 and the two lime kilns VA1 and VA2. Completion of the project and start-up is scheduled for the end of 2018. By modernizing the plant, Currenta can ensure that the NOx limit, which will be lowered from 200 to <100°mg/Nm³ as from January 1, 2019 in ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • AMETEK Land Celebrates 70 Years at the Forefront of Technology

    AMETEK Land is celebrating 70 years of being at the forefront of that technology and is using its 70th anniversary year to build on its reputation for providing accurate and innovative temperature measurement solutions and investing in and creating new market- leading products that customers value.    As Justin Smith, Managing Director of AMETEK Land since 2015, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 2017 Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants

    ReportsnReports adds a new report "Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017" to its research database. The radiation detection, monitoring and safety ...


  • OSHA releases final rule covering electrical safety for power plant, power line workers

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on April 1 announced a final rule (RIN 1218-AB67) to update protections for workers performing construction or maintenance at power plants or on power lines, closing out more than a decade of rulemaking. The new rule brings OSHA's electricity construction standard in ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Environmental upgrade for Lithuanian Power Plant

    The successful implementation of a flue gas desulphurisation project at the 1800 MW Lithuanian Power Plant (LPP) is being marked with a ceremony today. The project will significantly improve the environmental and technical performance of Lithuania’s largest conventional power plant. With the closure of the Ignalina nuclear power plant the LPP will play an important role in Lithuania‘s power ...

  • Unfinished nuclear plants raise safety doubts

    The future of the world’s biggest nuclear reactor, under construction at Flamanville in northern France, is now in doubt after a serious flaw was found in its steel pressure vessel. Examination has shown that the steel contains too much carbon, which can weaken the vessel’s structure and breaches safety rules. The Chinese, who have two similar 1,600 megawatt ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Safety fears rock France’s nuclear power base

    Nearly a third of France’s nuclear reactors have been shut down by industry regulators as revelations emerge about the supply of sub-standard parts. As investigations into falsified documents and excess quantities of carbon in steel continue, more closures are expected. This is not yet a full-blown crisis for the nuclear industry, but it is putting serious strain on the finances ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Uneven enforcement suspected on safety at nuclear plants

    The number of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants varies dramatically from region to region, pointing to inconsistent enforcement in an industry now operating mostly beyond its original 40-year licenses, according to a congressional study awaiting release. Nuclear Regulatory Commission figures cited in the Government Accountability Office report show that while the West has the fewest ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Proposes Refined Emissions Test to Improve Safety, Reliability, and Efficiency of Existing Power Plants

    EPA is proposing further options to change the emissions test used to determine if the New Source Review (NSR) permitting program would apply when an existing power plant makes a physical or operational change. Congress established the NSR program as part of the 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments and modified it in the 1990 Amendments. NSR is a preconstruction permitting program that maintains air ...

  • Global Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017" to its store. The radiation detection, monitoring and safety equipment is used to protect people ...


  • San Diego Company Donates Radiation Safety Instruments to Emergency Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

    In response to the natural disasters in Japan, General Atomics Electronic Systems, Inc. (GA-ESI) (www.ga-esi.com) has sent its entire remaining inventory of DOSE-GARD® Microelectronic Alarming Dosimeters to Tokyo Electric Power Company. These devices, called dosimeters because they measure radiation dose, are worn by workers in a ...


  • International Experts in Nuclear Power Safety to Convene in Washington, DC for the Knowledge Foundation’s Nuclear Power Safety 2011 Conference

    Leading research organizations from around the world will convene in Washington, DC for the Knowledge Foundation’s Nuclear Power Safety 2011 conference which will take place at the Marriott Wardman Park from December 8-9, 2011. Nuclear power is facing a number of challenges in the near and long-term. Despite the development of new reactor designs, the possibility of a catastrophic accident ...


  • EU - Commission proposes safety standards for disposing spent fuel and radioactive waste from nuclear power plants

    The Commission today proposed safety standards for disposing spent fuel and radioactive waste from nuclear power plants as well as from medicine or research. In the Directive put forward today, Member States are asked to present national programmes, indicating when, where and how they will construct and manage final repositories aimed at guaranteeing the highest safety standards. With the ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants Worth $400.1 Million By 2017

    The "Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, ...


  • 2017 Global Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security Defense and the Manufacturing Industry

    The radiation detection, monitoring and safety equipment is used to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation. The market offers a variety of radiation protection equipment and instruments; they include gas-filled detectors, semiconductor-based detectors, and scintillators, dosimeters, monitoring systems, contamination monitors and safety accessories. The global ...


  • Photovoltaic Power Plants ASTM International standard

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will be used to provide guidance for potential stakeholders involved in the financing, construction and maintenance of solar photovoltaic electric power plants. WK43549, Practice for Installation, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance Process, is being developed by Subcommittee E44.09 on Photovoltaic ...


    By ASTM International

  • Energy Northwest Fined for Hazwaste at Nuclear Power Plant

    RICHLAND, Washington, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - The Washington State Department of Ecology issued a $120,000 penalty and administrative order Thursday to the Energy Northwest Columbia Generating Station for violations of hazardous waste management regulations. While Columbia is the only commercial nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest, the violations were not related to the ...

  • Solar Field to Power Chevrolet Volt Assembly Plant

    The largest photovoltaic solar array in Southeast Michigan will be built at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, turning sunlight into electricity to help power the home of the ...


  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Power Plant Valve Market Shifting to Asia

    A number of factors are causing major shifts in power plant valve purchases. These changes are being continually evaluated in N028 Industrial Valves: World Market. The market for valves in the power industry is being shaped by: Increasing need for energy in developing countries Changes in fuel availability and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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