soil decontamination News

  • Geovariances - Setting Standards for Decontamination of Radioactive Sites

    Kartotrak, the first all-in-one software solution for radio-contaminated site characterization IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Geovariances, the global leader of geostatistical solutions launches Kartotrak, the first commercially available solution dedicated to all stages of any remediation program of radio-contaminated soil. French company Geovariances announces the launch of Kartotrak, the first ...


    By Geovariances

  • Innovative and effective landscape design to decontaminate and add value to polluted sites

    Transforming public spaces with plants that decontaminate soils can add functional, ecological, economic and social value to derelict areas. A new study calls for consideration of social and environmental factors, as well as remediation needs, to produce effective and innovative landscape design. Land contaminated by urbanisation and industrialisation can present substantial health and ...

  • EnGlobe Corp. chosen for the project of decontamination of the Kishon River in Israel

    EnGlobe Corp. ("EnGlobe") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded by the State of Israel an environmental service contract valued at over 40 million dollars for the rehabilitation of the Kishon River located in the Haifa Bay in Israel. The contract, estimated to take 36 months, consists of providing to the Israeli authorities, represented by the Kishon Drainage ...


    By EnGlobe Corp.

  • Genoil Receives Breakthrough Patent for Sand Decontamination & Gives Oil Spill Update

    CALGARY, ALBERTA -  Genoil (TSX VENTURE: GNO)(OTCBB: GNOLF) a global leader in petroleum technology announced today that it has been awarded a major patent for it"s breakthrough sand decontamination technology by the United States patent office. The patent recognized the unique positioning of Genoil for Gulf of Mexico disaster cleanup. Genoil provides the best commercial, economic and ...


    By Genoil Inc.

  • EPA orders removal of PCB-contaminated materials from Massena, N.Y. site and decontamination of buildings before demolition

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today ordered Motors Liquidation Company (MLC), formerly the General Motors Corporation (GM), to remove materials and soil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from portions of the General Motors Central Foundry Division Superfund site in Massena, N.Y. MLC intends to demolish several buildings at the site, a former General Motors plant, ...

  • Nelson initiates new soil projects

    Nelson Environmental Remediation, Ltd. (NER) this week announced the ongoing success of two soil remediation projects, one domestic and, one US-based, utilizing its mobile, LTTD-O (low-temperature thermal desorption to oxidation) technology. Based in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada, NER has been successful in the business of mobile, thermal soil remediation since 1994, decontaminating over ...

  • Wave of consolidations in soil remediation market

    The environmental consulting sector, and especially that specialising in soil remediation, is relatively young. It was only after the publication of the law on soil decontamination in 1995 that Dutch society began to invest seriously in soil research and remediation. Initially, three types of business focussed on this sector: large research and engineering consultancies which saw this as an ...


  • AMS Compacted Soil Sampling Kit

    Save time and energy in soil conditions where soil probes & slide hammers just won’t get the job done! The AMS Compacted Soil Sampler works great for obtaining “composite” soil samples in hard compacted and frozen soils. The 1-1/16” x 21” Flighted Auger with carbide bit may be connected to any ½” chuck drill. The entire unit assembles/disassembles in ...

  • Solvay hails French soil remediation conference a success

    The 'Focused remedies for a well-managed remediation' conference was held in the Soda Ash plant at Dombasle, in which the Solution Unit Soil Remediation played an important role. Organised by SFGP, the French Society of Process Engineering,  GISFI, the French Scientific Interest Group, Industrial Brownfields, and CAPEMM, the Meurthe and Mosel Development Agency, its objectives were to promote ...


  • English Partnerships issues best practice guide on soil remediation costs

    New guidance on calculating the costs associated with remediating contaminated and – for the first time - derelict brownfield land has been issued by national regeneration agency English Partnerships. The Best Practice Note Contamination and Dereliction Remediation Costs acknowledges that tackling the problems caused by dereliction can be as complex and often as expensive as treating or removing ...


    By English Partnerships

  • Q&A about national general survey on soil contamination in China

    MEP and MLR announced the report on the national general survey on soil contamination today, and the survey results showed the general condition of the soil environment across the country not optimistic; some areas are suffering from bad soil pollution, the environmental quality of the arable land is worrying, and there are pressing soil environmental problems in industrial and mining deserted ...

  • EPA proposes plan to remove contaminated soil from tri-cities barrel superfund site in Broome County, N.Y.; EPA to hold public meeting on august 16 to discuss plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed an amended plan to clean up ground water at the Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Fenton, N.Y. using a variety of natural processes known as “monitored natural attenuation.” The ground water is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), volatile organic compounds, pesticides and metals, which can cause serious damage to ...

  • EOS® reusable and recyclable product containers underscore our environmental commitment

    Not only do EOS Remediation products employ green chemistry for environmentally responsible soil and aquifer decontamination, we ship them in reusable and recyclable containers that minimize disposal challenges and landfill concerns. When we ship EOS® products in totes, we offer a pick-up and reuse service to our customers. When we ship in drums, we will help arrange for them to be recycled ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Repairing of water and land polluted areas in Ogoniland, Nigeria

    For the past 60 years, the Ogoni's country by the production of crude oil extremely dirty. With conventional technologies, soil and water contamination from a technical and commercial perspective, can not be remedied. Although today there are large sums of money from various sources for disposal is a decontamination only possible if by well-documented approach a large area highly effective acting ...


    By Oil Dissolver GmbH

  • Geovariances at Intersol`2010 - Paris, France - March 16 - 19, 2010

    Geovariances, together with the French Atomic Energy Commission CEA, is to present a paper: 'Characterization of radio-contaminated soils in France, challenges and outcomes'. This paper presents the whole methodology for the follow-up of site characterization and remediation projects, from initial survey up to verification of the decontamination process, in order to get to a better assessment ...


    By Geovariances

  • Geovariances at Consoil 2010 - Salzburg Congress, Austria - Sept. 22 - 24, 2010

    Geovariances, together with the French Atomic Energy Commission CEA, will present a paper: 'Characterization of radio-contaminated soils in France: challenges, methods and outcomes'. This paper presents the whole methodology for the follow-up of site characterization and remediation projects, from initial survey up to verification of the decontamination process, in order to get to a better ...


    By Geovariances

  • B&W Wins Cleanup Contract for Department of Energy Site in Ohio

    Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC Activities Potentially Valued at $2.1 Billion Over 10 Years. CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC), through its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. (B&W TSG), announced that the Fluor-B&W Portsmouth, LLC team has been awarded the decontamination and decommissioning contract at the U.S. ...

  • ViroSoilTM Technology: a viable solution for land de-contamination from Virotec

    Virotec provides a range of uniquely tailored technologies for the treatment of contaminated water, industrial and municipal wastewater, solids and other environmental remediation applications. Central to Virotec’s technology solutions is a range of eighteen reagents with unique physical and chemical attributes, which remove dissolved phase metals, neutralise acidity and control odour. Virotec ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • U.S. Department of Energy Awards Fluor-Led Team 10-Year, $2.1 Billion Contract for Portsmouth Cleanup

    Fluor and B&W Comprise Winning Team for Next Phase of Decontamination and Decommissioning Work. IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC, was chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the next phase of cleanup at the Portsmouth site in Pike County, Ohio. As the prime contractor for the decontamination and ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • Metrohm publishes new brochure Environmental analysis

    Metrohm is pleased to present a new brochure summarizing the company’s comprehensive offer for environmental analysis. Combining advanced instrumentation and application know-how, Metrohm provides solutions for the entire field of environmental analysis, i.e., water, soil, and air. Moreover, the brochure includes information on relevant norms and standard methods (ISO, DIN, EPA, ASTM) and ...


    By Metrohm USA Inc.

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