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  • Former Kodak Silver Recycling Division, Rochester Silver Works, Launches Website

    Rochester Silver Works, LLC, formerly the silver refining department of Eastman Kodak, has announced the launch of its website. The new site is designed to showcase the company's formation under new ownership and continued operations as one of the largest silver refining operations in the world. Since the purchase from Kodak in October of 2011, RSW has worked to enhance its services and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge harmful to soil microorganisms

    Recent research has found that silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge, which is used on agricultural land as a fertiliser, can be toxic to soil microorganisms. The researchers calculated that a maximum of 30mg of silver nanoparticles per kilogram of sludge can be applied to land before harm occurs, based on typical application rates in Germany of five tons per hectare of farmland every three ...

  • Silver nanoparticles could pose risk to aquatic ecosystems

    Silver nanoparticles are toxic to common bacteria at concentrations found in many aquatic environments across the globe, new research has found. Bacteria often form a key part of ecosystems and these impacts may be felt by the entire system, the researchers warn. Silver nanoparticles are between one and a hundred nanometres (nm) in size and are now used for their antimicrobial action in a wide ...

  • No show stoppers for concentrating solar power

    A recently published study confirms that solar thermal power is largely unrestricted by materials availability. There are, however, some issues that the industry needs to look into soon, like replacing silver in mirrors. In the wake of Chinese export restrictions on rare earth metals, the dependence of some renewable technologies on scarce materials has gained attention. Several players in the ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Award recognises NLS recycling achievements

    HACH LANGE has presented the National Laboratory Service (NLS) with a silver bar made from recycled chemical reagents, in recognition of the organisation’s achievements in waste minimisation. Accepting the ingot on behalf of the NLS laboratory in Nottingham, inorganics team leader Richard Yates said “Tiny quantities of silver are employed in the tests that we conduct for COD - ...


  • Brewing up sustainability

    Original story at MIT News Each day, breweries and wineries produce thousands of gallons of wastewater, which is either poured down the drain or shipped to treatment facilities at a high cost to the companies. Now MIT spinout Cambrian Innovation is commercializing a novel treatment ...

  • Electrifying water cleaner

    University of Utah researchers have developed a new concept in water treatment: an electrobiochemical reactor (EBR) in which a low electrical voltage is applied to microbes to help them quickly and efficiently remove pollutants from mining, industrial and agricultural wastewater. The patented electrobiochemical reactor process replaces tons of chemicals with a small amount of electricity that ...

  • Xylem to support the long-term sustainability of Chesapeake Bay

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to provide an existing wastewater treatment plant with advanced treatment technology, which will play a key role in an initiative focused on improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay. The City of Frederick, Maryland, is a ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Sherwood makes the best chloride analyser even better

    Sherwood Scientific announces a significant update of the much admired Model 926 Chloride Analyser. Featuring a redesigned PCB, sealed face-plate and a new backlit LCD display, this latest version retains the excellent accuracy and reliability which have made Sherwood’s Model 926 the instrument of choice in ...


    By Sherwood Scientific Ltd

  • FAA proposes hazmat civil penalties against 11 companies

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing civil penalties ranging from $54,000 to $91,000 against 11 companies for alleged violations of Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations. For further information on the following cases, please contact Arlene Salac or Jim Peters at 718-553-3015. $91,000 against Boston Scientific Corporation of Natick, Mass, for ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • City of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Community Water Corporation recognized for wastewater and drinking water excellence

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will recognize the City of Sioux Falls wastewater utility and the Minnehaha Community Water Corporation for significant and innovative investments in clean water and safe drinking water in separate ceremonies in Sioux Falls on August 25. The City of Sioux Falls is being recognized for achievements in improving water quality with EPA's Performance and ...

  • Li3 Energy Names Vice President of Finance

    Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America-based global exploration and development company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce that Mr. Luis Santillana has been named Vice President of Finance. As Vice President of Finance, Mr. Santillana strengthens the existing Li3 management team and brings additional domain ...


    By Marketwire

  • ASTM B950 - 11a standard guide for editorial procedures and form of product specifications for copper and copper alloys

    The Form and Style for ASTM Standards manual provides mandatory requirements and recommended practices for the preparation and content of ASTM specifications. In order to promote consistency in the style and content of product specifications under its jurisdiction, Committee B05 recognizes the need to provide a supplementary document pertaining to the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland

    A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking. For 42 years, tank AY-102 has stored some of the deadliest material at one of the most environmentally contaminated places in ...


    By Associated Press

  • World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

    The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America will feature ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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