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  • Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor`s OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina

    Following the drowning death of an untrained worker, Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. LLC has been cited for 22 safety violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The employee died while doing surface supplied-air diving during underwater construction activities for the City of Fort Pierce Marina storm protection project on Aug. 6, 2013. "Lucas Marine ...

  • Republic Steel exposes workers repeatedly to fall, chemical and other hazards at Lorain, Ohio, steel mill

    While Republic Steel has made a significant investment in personnel, training and safety improvements, workers are still exposed to serious fall and chemical hazards at the company's century-old Lorain steel mill, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors have found. In a 2014 ...

  • Upgrade at Tahuna

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies UK was awarded the contract by Dunedin City Council in New Zealand for the new Tahuna WwTP. With a population of about 120,000, Dunedin is the second-largest city of New Zealand's South Island and home to the country's oldest university, Otago. Students from the university and the city's Polytechnic make up about 20% of the population which, as a result, ...


  • TDA is the future solution to lightweight foundations

    Our customers often ask us how to turn shredded tyres into business. This series of articles enlightens the future possibilities of utilizing end-of-life tyres (ELTs) and also presents productive and environmental friendly applications that are already commercialized. Tyre derived aggregates (TDA) have been used as lightweight in constructing roads, embankments, noise barriers, building ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Peristaltic pumps the clear choice at Siltbusters

    Separating suspended solids from liquids before discharging to sewer or water course is a headache that construction companies have had to endure for a considerable period of time. Aggravating the problem further is when materials won’t settle quickly. To overcome this obstacle Monmouth-based Siltbuster Ltd has standardised on innovative 500 and 600series peristaltic pump technology from ...

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney today visited three Superfund sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties to review and assess progress on the cleanup of contamination at these hazardous waste sites. Their first stop was the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New York where a ...

  • China Sustainable Cities Report

    A new report evaluating Chinese cities’ performance in sustainable development was launched in Beijing during the 2015 International Forum on Sustainable Cities in China. Entitled “The 2015 China Sustainable Cities Report: Measuring Ecological and Human Development“, the report creatively explores how to solve the urban development challenges facing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Find the right wastewater solution for your leisure centre, factory or office civils project

    It requires qualified and expert guidance to ensure compliance with the stringent legal requirements which must be observed. Kingspan Klargester has been providing customers with support, at all stages of project planning, designing, installing and commissioning, commercial off-mains drainage for more than 60 years. Kingspan Klargester offer a wide range of fully compliant civils solutions that ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • International thought leaders collaborate to address world water crisis

    Global population continues to soar. By 2050, it’s expected to exceed at least 7 billion, putting an alarming amount of pressure on one of the world’s most sacred resources – water. Each year, Stockholm World Water Week brings together thought leaders from across the globe who collaborate to address such pressing issues related to ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • Venoco, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Financial and Operational Results

    Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) today reported financial and operational results for the first quarter of 2011. Highlights include the following: -- Lease operating expenses of $13.52 per BOE -- Production from legacy oil & gas assets up almost 500 BOE/d from fourth quarter 2010 -- Daily production of 17,815 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) for the first quarter ...


  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

  • Paladin Energy Ltd: Financial Report for the Nine Months Ended 31 March 2011

    Paladin Energy Ltd ("Paladin" or "the Company") (TSX: PDN)(ASX: PDN) announces the release of its Financial Report for the nine months ended 31 March 2011. The Financial Report is appended to this News Release. Results (References to 2011 and 2010 below refer to the equivalent nine months ended 31 March 2011 and 2010 respectively.) - Production: - Increased U3O8 ...


  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ) (NYSE: CNQ) "Canadian Natural reached a milestone in 2010 as we achieved an overall record yearly production level of over 632,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent. In addition, we increased our total proved plus probable company gross reserves by 9% to 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, replacing 341% of our 2010 production and providing us ...


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