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  • Slag Containing Arsenic, Mercury, and Lead Contaminates Columbia River

    According to the Huffington Post, Teck Resources Ltd. has admitted that discharge from their smelter has polluted the Columbia River across the U.S. and Canada border for 100 years, from 1896 to 1995. The Columbia River is contaminated with slag containing arsenic, mercury, lead, and other metals left over after the company processed zinc at its smelter located near the river. Teck ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Harsco awarded new $55 million contract for steel mill services in Italy

    Global industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today a new six-year contract for steel mill services in Italy valued in excess of $55 million over its duration at anticipated production levels. The award from Alfa Acciai Group, one of Italy's largest Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel producers, addresses the areas of onsite scrap and slag yard ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • EnviraCarbon Announces Renewable Energy Solution

    EnviraCarbon, Inc. (ECI), a cutting-edge clean energy technology company with locations in Tennessee, Florida, and South Carolina, announces today the commercialization of a patented and proprietary technology which molecularly alters renewable biomass feedstock into EnvirAnized Biofuel (EBF). EBF is a product that looks, transports, stores, pulverizes and burns like ...


    By Envira Carbon

  • Efficient Clean Coal Technology

    Among a lot of interesting topics being discussed at SETA 2016, reducing emission and improving efficiency in coal fired plants is among a great focus. Mr. Ajit Nambiar, Vice President, Power and Gas Sales, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore shared a case study to the audience how to optimize combustion using laser absorption spectroscopy technology as the innovative and cost-effective solution developed ...


    By GAT International

  • Spectro IG II offers simpler operation with improved analytical performance

    New X-ray Fluorescence Analyzer Features Optional Touch Screen Operation and Higher Spectral Resolution Detector Unit Kleve, Germany – SPECTRO Analytical Instruments introduces the next generation of XRF spectrometry instruments—the SPECTRO iQ II--at the Pittcon Conference (February 25 to March 1, 2007) in Chicago. Introduced in 2005, the SPECTRO iQ was specifically developed for demanding ...

  • FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho

    The FMC Corporation will begin cleanup work at the former FMC facility near Pocatello under a Unilateral Administrative Order (UAO) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Order outlines a schedule and other terms which will guide the implementation of the cleanup work outlined in the Interim Record of Decision issued last year. The FMC facility lies within Eastern Michaud Flats ...

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address soil, sediment and surface water that is contaminated with hexavalent chromium and heavy metals by past industrial operations at the Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corp. site in Newfield and Vineland, New Jersey. The EPA is requiring a combination of cleanup measures at portions of the site including capping of the soil, ...

  • Researchers: Bio4Energy Rules at Leading Biomass Fuel Quality Conference

    Late October, leading researchers on the quality of biomass-based fuels met as an Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production conference—given this year at Snowbird, Utah, U.S.A.—with one in five talks being delivered by a scientist from Bio4Energy. ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • DOE selects projects to develop sensors and controls for next-generation power plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy has selected seven projects to develop sensors and controls to support the full-scale implementation and operation of highly efficient power generation technologies with near-zero emissions. The total award value of the projects is nearly $7 million, which includes $1.4 million in cost-sharing from the recipients. The projects will be managed by the Office of Fossil ...

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

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