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  • Brownfield remediation combined with sustainable heating and cooling of buildings

    Pioneering methods used in the Netherlands combine remediation of brownfield sites with the use of groundwater for heat cold storage (HCS, or ATES: Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage) to achieve both low-cost remediation and sustainable use of energy. A new study demonstrates how HCS can be used to help decontaminate groundwater on brownfield sites. In recent years, there has been a major increase ...

  • EMHI Builds Infrastructure Seeking to Enter Energy Industry Emissions and Remediation Markets

    East Morgan Holdings, Inc (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) reports that efforts continue to seek out energy industry and other manufacturing companies in need of the patented IFS-2c and other IFS Technologies, which are under an impending contract to be acquired from Solucorp Industries Ltd. The number of companies which could utilize the IFS-2c and other IFS technologies and the annual size of the markets ...


    By Marketwire

  • New concepts for soil remediation worldwide

    econ industries' engineers are currently working on a range of new concepts for the remediation of highly contaminated sites. Using our VacuDry® technology the majority of contaminants are evaporated from the waste stream. What remains is a clean soil which can normally be re-used later as building material. Especially in the field of soil remediation, a mobile and flexible technology ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Latest Remediation Equipment: SMARTPHONES Operating Your Remediation Systems?

    Latest Remediation Technology:  Use Your SMARTPHONE for Operating Your Remediation Systems? You Bet! And you'll SAVE thousands of dollars in operating costs and its a lot easier and cheaper than you think! SOIL-THERM is now building all our systems with the capability to be operated and monitored from your SMARTPHONE using our ReMAC technology (awarded Pollution Engineering's ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Remediation technology firm Envirotreat reborn

    Remediation firm Envirotreat Ltd, which went into administration in May 2009 has been relaunched as Envirotreat Technologies, after Neil McLeod, the developer of the company’s patented E-Clay technology, bought all the intellectual property rights, patents, know-how, good will and trade marks from the administrators. Neil McLeod who founded Envirotreat in 1990 and began offering remediation ...


  • SOIL-THERM Remediation Equipment Special !

    Simply dial-up your blower or oxidizer system with your iPhone or iPAD and see its status and how its been operating for the last week. Using your laptop or iPhone with internet, you’ll get a full screen view of your system’s touchscreen with date, time, and operating status as if you were standing in front of the system! Then, optimize flows and vacuums, ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Be on the Lookout for Hidden Mold in Homes & Buildings

    Problems due to mold can quickly become a problem in any building that has suffered water damage or has experienced high humidity levels.  People may suspect there is hidden mold in a structure if a building smells moldy, but they cannot see the source, or if they know there has been water damage and people are reporting health problems. Mold may be hidden in places such as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Soil Remediation to Begin at Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass.

    Work to excavate and remove contaminated soil at the Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site begins this week. The soil remediation is focused on South Street on the east side properties, where the former Cosmec building sits. This week, contractors for the Responsible Parties began pre-construction activities including setting up support trailers, placing fencing and warning signs around ...

  • Understanding Categories of Water to Properly Remediate Damaged Structures

    In June, a sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners out of their locker rooms after sewage was reported to have flooded the facilities.  Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) like this happen every day and can cause extensive damage, costly remediation and create potential health hazards.   Water can enter a building in many ways.  Local flooding, ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • AIHA Position Statement Supports Effective Remediation of Mold

    Last month, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), which represents approximately 10,000 members, released a position statement on mold and dampness in the built environment. This highly anticipated document provides important information regarding mold, indoor air quality (IAQ), and moisture in buildings.   The AIHA Position Statement reports, “…the position of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY:Low Cost REMEDIATION EQUIPMENT with Remote Monitoring

    SOIL-THERM EQUIPMENT, INC now builds all environmental remediation systems to have Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC) capability! Using ReMac, Operators are able to access their Soil Vapor Extraction or Dual Phase Extraction or thermal oxidizer system using their iPhone or iPAD with a specially designed APP for simple remote monitoring and control over the internet! View ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • The remediation industry waits for regulation to catch up

    The progress of brownfield development has been a chequered one. The government has made much of its desire to promote the use of such sites for new housing – setting targets and offering 150% tax relief as an incentive for developers to build on them. But a raft of conflicting legislation has led to widespread confusion over remediation, and with the latest call for more new housing, can ...

  • WRScompass Wins Six Geotechnical Remediation Projects

    Treating various media and utilizing site specific treatment chemistry and mixing methodologies Tampa, Florida. WRScompass announced today that it has been awarded multiple Geotechnical Remediation projects at six project sites in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, and Maryland. They include In-situ Stabilization (ISS) and Hydraulic Barrier Wall (HBW) Construction at environmentally impacted ...


    By WRScompass

  • Lawmakers want Corps, not EPA, to remediate landfill

    Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation on Thursday called for the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination. Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill and Reps. Ann Wagner and William Lacy Clay introduced legislation ...


    By Associated Press

  • Remediation industry shows innovation and resilience in recession

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis and several companies in the sector being affected by buy-outs, the number of entries for the fifth Remediation Innovation Awards exceeded expectations. Special guest speaker for the evening was Huw Irranca-Davies, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs at DEFRA. The minister used the awards as an opportunity to announce ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Hygieneering Extends Service Contract with High-rise Building

    Hygieneering extends service contract for Industrial Hygiene, Environmental and Proactive Indoor Air Quality Services with Major Chicago High-rise for another 3 years.  These services help buildings  minimize costs associated with environmental remediation and future complaints regarding indoor air quality, while promoting a healthy work environment that maximizes worker ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Meth Lab Dangers Risk Building Occupants’ Health

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide environmental sampling services for former clandestine methamphetamine laboratories to protect future building occupants from a toxic chemicals aftermath.   Just last week U.S. Border Patrol agents seized almost $700,000 in methamphetamines near Yuma Arizona.  Methamphetamine is also referred to as meth, crank, crystal, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Building Occupants Need to be Aware of Methamphetamine Production Dangers

    EMSL Analytical provides chemical testing solutions to ensure safe outdoor and indoor air quality (IAQ) for building occupants in structures formerly used as clandestine meth labs. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 14th, 2010 Methamphetamine is a drug that also goes by the names of meth, speed, crank, crystal or ice. It is a potent synthetic drug that stimulants the central ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Gas analyzer builds complete picture of contamination

    Occupational health specialists from Wisconsin, USA, are utilising FTIR gas analysis technology to identify and quantify both known and unknown gas species in a wide variety of applications in which workers are potentially at risk. The FTIR instrument, a Gasmet DX4040, is owned by North Shore Environmental Construction (NSEC), a specialist in the management of hazardous materials response and ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Vapor Intrusion, an Invisible Threat to Building Occupants

    In 1970, over a dozen railroad cars left their tracks in Leroy, New York.  Several ruptured containers held trichloroethylene, also known as TCE.  An estimated 30,000 to 35,000 gallons of the chemical spilled to the ground.   The TCE that spilled has made its way into the ground across the area prompting officials to perform vapor intrusion testing in a number of homes decades ...

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