soil decontamination project News

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

  • Deactivation Project Begins at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

    At 7:01 this morning, EM officially received the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant from the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp. In a brief ceremony, EM site lead Jennifer Woodard received a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Radioactive Removal Project Gets Underway in Illinois

    Earlier this week, the Daily Herald published a story about a $20 million radioactive cleanup project getting underway near Naperville, Illinois.  The extensive project is taking place along the West Branch of the DuPage River at the McDowell Grove Forest Preserve. According to the article, “The radioactive material came from an old gas light-manufacturing plant in West Chicago. The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is a landmark milestone for our program ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Restoration Environmental Contractors-REC Demolition-REC Disaster successfully completes 9,000 asbestos, demolition, lead, mould/mold and environmental remediation projects

    Since 1989, Restoration Consultants - Restoration Environmental Contractors - REC Demolition has successfully completed over 9,000 environmental remediation, Asbestos, Lead, Mold and Demolition projects throughout Canada, specializing in GREEN - LEED demolition and environmental remediation projects. We provide remediation options tailor-made for each project from the start, whether they are ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2nxh4/2013_u_s) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Remediation ...


  • ENTACT environmental services on ENR Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors List

    ENTACT, LLC, a recognized industry leader in providing environmental remediation and construction services to a global client-base, has been ranked number 6 on ENR’s Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors for 2009. Established in 1991 in Dallas, Texas, ENTACT was founded on the belief that regulatory compliance, technical excellence, safe field performance, and sound business practices are all ...


    By ENTACT, LLC

  • ARCADIS expands environmental presence into Italy

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that it has acquired SET, an Italian company specialized in environmental consulting services. SET has gross revenues of approximately € 9 million and margins above the target margin of ARCADIS for the environmental business line. ARCADIS acquired the shares from the ...


    By Arcadis

  • UK Minister sees first screening of new clean-up film

    UK Government Minister Lord Hunt today visited the site of Scotland’s most successful nuclear clean-up project and watched the first screening of a film about its clean-out and demolition. Lord Hunt, the minister with responsibility for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority at the ...

  • Secretary Chu highlights recovery act cleanup progress

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced that the Department’s Environmental Management program has spent more than $1.5 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds on cleanup projects around the country – 25 percent of the program’s total - creating an estimated 14,400 jobs since the start of the Recovery Act. “Because of the Recovery Act, programs around the country have been able ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Reclaiming the Sydney tar ponds

    Canada’s most famous contaminated site may finally be receiving the treatment that it has sorely needed for two decades. Earth Tech Canada has been retained by the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (STPA) to design, construct and oversee the remediation of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site in Nova Scotia. How the largest remediation project in the country unfolds is likely to change the way ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EnergySolutions wins US Department of Energy US$19.2m remediation contract

    EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE:ES) announced this week it has been awarded a $19.2 million dollar contract from the URS Corporation to cleanup the U.S. Department of Energy Separation Process Research Unit (SPRU) test facility in upstate New York. EnergySolutions is teaming with the URS Corporation to perform the work at the facility in Schenectady, New York. The scope of work includes ...


    By EnergySolutions

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