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  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • Itronics Ships Silver Bullion Produced by ´Break-Throug´ Technology in E-Scrap Refining

    Itronics Inc. (OTC PINK: ITRO), a diversified fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, is pleased to announce that it has made its first shipment of silver bullion produced by its "break-through" e-scrap refining technology that is now entering Phase III, pilot scale operations development. The new "break-through" ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • TAHA to promote horticulture value chain in Tanzania at Agritech Expo in Arusha

    “The horticulture value chain in Tanzania has a number of opportunities that ranges from manufacturers, processors input dealers, packaging industry and exporters. It is a sector that needs to be promoted to solve the unemployment crisis in our country, youth and women should consider this industry if they want to make a contribution.” This is according to Jacqueline Mkindi, Chief ...

  • Small-scale desalination

    A new approach to desalination being developed by researchers at MIT and in Korea could lead to small, portable desalination units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries. As well as removing many contaminants, these units could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. The new approach, called ion concentration polarisation, is described in a paper ...

  • Regional scale groundwater understanding

    South-central Ontario, and specifically the Oak Ridges Moraine area, has been the focus of considerable investigation relating to groundwater over the past few decades.  The importance of the collection, management and utilization of various integrated datasets (e.g. climate, streamflow, groundwater) in the development, application and refinement of conceptual and numerical groundwater flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Preventing Scaling In Heat Exchangers

    Hard water scaling is a serious problem in all kinds of process equipment .. particularly plate type heat exchangers. Papertech in Spain is a leading paper manufacturer and the water used in their factory is a very hard well water. The engineers knew when they installed a plate type heat exchanger that the exchanger would scale up as the water hardness exceeded 500mgl. They decided to ...

  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • France scales back lorry toll

    France’s Assemblée Nationale approved a scaled-down toll for lorries, which will do little to improve logistics efficiency as well as lorries’ environmental and health impacts. The decision goes against a wider trend of expanding or introducing ambitious lorry km-charging schemes in other countries like Germany, Poland, Austria and Belgium. The original plan was to cover a ...

  • MagCAT solves tough scale problems

    Fluid Dynamics International has launched MagCAT, which uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured out of the same metal that is used for the catalytic core of Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron. The calcium carbonate particles which are formed when hard water is heated remain in suspension after this magnetic treatment instead of precipitating as scale on pipework and heat ...

  • Powerful truck scales defy lightning

    Michigan Sugar is the fourth largest sugar beet processor in the United States, producing more than one billion pounds of sugar each year. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO truck scales to keep their business moving during the busy processing season. During the peak delivery months of harvest, the Michigan Sugar factory site in Bay City, Michigan will receive and weigh over 2,000 loads per day from the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Hard water scale problem solved

    Fluid Dynamics International has solved a long standing a hard water problem at one of Thailand’s biggest construction industry suppliers, Cotto Tiles. Oil in the system was the cause of scale forming in mould pipes and proposed a solution combining two technologies: Magstream and Colloid-A-Tron. Their prototype MagstreamPlus uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured ...

  • MAGCAT a unique Scale prevention technology

    Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s oldest manufacturer of non chemical scale inhibitors.. founded in 1973 the company exports to more than 40 countries worldwide . Its MagCAT product is a premium electroctalytivc electromagnetic dual treatment system that neutralises scaling salts in the water. Widely use bin Industry and Residential and commercial applications below are just some of the recent ...

  • Scaling up conservation agriculture in Zambia

    The European Union (EU), FAO and the Government of Zambia launched a four-year, €11 million programme to increase crop production and productivity of over 300 000 small-scale farmers by promoting practices based on conservation agriculture. The agricultural production of smallholder farmers in Zambia is most affected by soil degradation, high-input prices, poor produce markets and poor ...

  • Small scale CHP shown at the fair

    Technology for commercially viable small scale CHP (combined heat and power) in the effect interval 1-5 MW electricity will be shown at the Nordic District Heating Fair 2011, 20-22 September. Meva Innovation will present their VIPP – Vortex Intensive Power Process for the actors in the district heating sector. This technology is based on production of synthetic gas from biomass fuels and ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Preparing for large-scale solar deployment

    Original story at MIT News Deploying solar power at the scale needed to alleviate climate change will pose serious challenges for today’s electric power system, finds a study performed by researchers at MIT and the Institute for Research and Technology (ITT) at Comillas University in Spain. For example, local power ...

  • BioExx Receives Final Scale-Up Engineering Report

    BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. ("BioExx" or the "Company") (TSX: BXI), the first company to commercialize a new and complete food-grade protein from a major global crop in 50 years, today announced that it has received the final scale-up engineering report from GEA Process Engineering Inc. for the Company's Saskatoon canola protein facility. The report, which details the complete protein ...


    By Marketwire

  • Grid Integration of Large Scale Renewables in the MENA Region

    Renewables Academy starts a new capacity building project for Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria and Tunisia on grid integration of renewable energies In order to empower professionals in the MENA region to be able to cope with high volumes of renewable energy power in their electricity systems, the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) was commissioned by the Federal Ministry for ...

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