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  • 21st century metal sludge recycling

    The ever increasing price for raw materials and our customers’ desire for independence from international resource suppliers was the driver behind our newly developed process to recycle grinding sludges from the metal industry. Until now it has been usual to mechanically separate the oil and press the metal swarf with the remaining oil afterwards. But the emerging low-grade ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Comments invited on paper sludge recycling proposals

    Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Proposals aimed at making it easier to recycle paper sludge ash (PSA) and divert a minimum 300,000 tonnes per year from landfill were today (19 December 2008) announced by the Waste Protocols Project - a joint Environment ...

  • Sludge for UK biogas plants

    Imtech has been commissioned by the English water company Northumbrian Water to supply the technology solution for an advanced biogas plant in Howdon, UK. The plant will generate over 4MW electricity on a yearly basis, using treated sludge as biofuel to create energy. The order is worth around 41 million euro for Imtech. René van der Bruggen, CEO Imtech: 'In the UK, limited ...

  • Experience the Future of Sludge treatment

    At the the upcoming 20th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference – the future of sludge treatment – the Cambi team and other professionals in the world of wastewater and sewage sludge treatment will present this industry’s latest technology and plants. The conference,  ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Hungarian sludge spill nears Danube

    As reported by Reuters, a toxic red sludge spill from an alumina plant in western Hungary that occurred on October 4, 2010 has reached a side branch of the Danube, a major European waterway, the spokesman for Hungary's disaster agency says. Tibor Dobson told Reuters that crews were battling to reduce the spill's alkaline content, which was still at around pH 9 -- above the normal, harmless level ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Pyrolysis equipment solves problem of acid sludge disposal

    Technokomplex receives many inquires on feasibility of standard Pirotex unit for burning of non-standard feedstocks. We remind the Pirotex pyrolysis plant is an equipment based on method of low-temperature pyrolysis certified for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, kreosoted railway ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Black & Veatch upgrades UK sludge treatment

    Black & Veatch has been contracted to improve and expand sludge treatment operations at two sewage treatment works owned by Thames Water. The Thames Water facilities, located at Basingstoke and Bracknell in the south of the UK, will be upgraded with new technology from Black & Veatch designed to convert liquid treated waste into a sludge cake that ...

  • Severn Trent increase sludge screening efficiency

    A new sludge screening system has resulted in Severn Trent Water significantly increasing the efficiency of sludge screening operations at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Birmingham. Since the new sludge screen has been introduced by Severn Trent the company has reported significant operational efficiencies as a result of increased screenings removal from the imported sludge, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Recycling cooling water protects the environment

    Siemens has received an order from Slovakia Steel Mills (SSM) in Strážské, Slovakia, to supply a water treatment plant for its new steelworks. The plant will treat the water used for direct and indirect cooling and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010. The order is worth some ten million euros. The mini mill of Slovakia Steel Mills in Strážské is designed ...

  • Wastewater treatment recycles greenhouse gases

    A laboratory model for dewatering waste-activated sludge (WAS) in two stages - flotation (using recycled greenhouse gases) followed by filtration (using a simple compression cell for dewatering WAS) - has been successfully introduced. Development of full-scale wastewater treatment which also reduces greenhouse gases could follow. Published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change, experiments ...

  • Redefinition of waste should increase recycling

    Classifying a host of waste products as raw materials could break down the administrative barriers that currently make them difficult to reuse. Cutting red tape will make it easier to turn millions of tonnes of industrial and commercial waste into usable materials, according to the Environment Agency and Government-funded recycling champion WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme). The ...

  • Brussels - Solutions for the responsible recycling of ships

    Untitled Document Stavros Dimas, member of the European Commission, Responsible for Environment said: “The dismantling or recycling of ships is a pressing environmental, economic and ...


  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated with ...


    By Tensar International

  • IFAT CHINA 2008 - Solutions for handling mountains of sewage sludge

    China is facing huge problems because of an ever growing quantity of sewage sludge – the country urgently needs practical, ecological and economic solutions to deal with the situation. China is therefore looking abroad to see how foreign know-how and efficient technologies can be used. All of which will be showcased at the environmental trade fair IFAT CHINA, which takes place in Shanghai from 23 ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010: What to do with sewage sludge?

    In recent years China has developed into one of the world’s biggest markets for sewage treatment. According to the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection, over 20 billion euros was invested by the end of 2008 in around 1,550 sewage plants in the People's Republic. Together these facilities process 86 million tons of sewage each day. 'Despite the high level of expenditure on cleaning the ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Thermal Treatment of Sludge Could Boost Phosphorous Resources, Solve Waste Problem

    Bio4Energy researchers are developing a new efficient method for phosphorous recovery using thermal treatment of sludge from municipal waste treatment facilities or pulp and paper operations. Once implemented, the scheme is expected to provide for a reduction of the risk of contamination of food and feed crops by heavy metals—as well as reduce the problem of how to dispose of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Opportunities in Sludge Management Market growing volumes, disposal restrictions and energy recovery

    With a booming global population, the volume of both municipal and industrial biological sludge being produced is on the increase, and it simply has to be treated. The growing importance of cost effective sludge management is changing the size and shape of the market – as the volumes being produced accumulate, the evolving perspective is that sludge can be a renewable resource with a ...


  • Dynatec receives PO for Anaheim recycling project

    Dynatec received a purchase order to supply a DynaLift MBR system to provide reuse water for the city of Anaheim, CA. This is a water mining project, where waste from a sewer line will be treated to a high level of purity for reuse for flushing, irrigation and other local requirements. Waste activated sludge and screenings will be returned to the sewer line. The facility is to be placed ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • SFPUC demonstrates innovative technology that recycles harmful sewage

    A pilot project at The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC) Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant is the first plant in California to demonstrate a new technology that removes phosphorus and other nutrients from wastewater and recycles them into environmentally-safe commercial fertilizer. The technology was developed by Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, ...

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


    By Marketwire

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