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  • Collapsible Tanks For Fuel Farms

    Portable Tank Group, an American tank supplier for static fuel storage and emergency water reserve, was asked to provide large capacity flexible collapsible tanks for fuel farms to the mining industry overseas. The purpose of these flexible tanks is to ...

  • Electro-hydraulic actuators deliver improved safety at India’s tank farms

    Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications. These valves, known as ROSOV (Remote Operated Shut-off Valves), now provide tank overfill protection at the majority of storage facilities owned by the Indian oil industry. ...


    By Rotork

  • UV water disinfection in fish farms and hatcheries

    To protect fish farms and hatcheries from outbreaks of water-borne diseases, water treatment specialist Hanovia Limited has developed a high intensity UV disinfection system. Capable of treating up to 700m3/hr of both fresh or sea water with at least a 99.99% kill rate, the UV system can be used to treat both incoming and recirculation water, allowing flexibility in the choice of site and a rapid ...

  • Wastewater treatment dosing system for a fish farm

    A fish farm in Scotland required a dosing solution. The fish farm contained a large tank of salmon. As the fish excrete, the water requires filtering to maintain a level of purity for their health and the end quality of the product. The water is channelled from the tank and filtered to remove solid matter, however the water is left with higher levels of acidity. The water was dosed with lime ...

  • Green Britain Centre Hosts Farming Business Forum

    EDP24 recently detailed how soil, water and metaldehyde were the topics of discussion at a recent farm business forum. The event took place at the Green Britain Centre, attracting some 100 delegates to hear from organisations including the Country Land and Business Association, the Campaign for the Farmed Environment, the National Farmers’ Union, Defra, the Farming Advice Service, the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Rainwater Tanks and Water Storage Tanks Help Beat Climate Change

    There is an increasing pressure and responsibility for not only individuals, but for businesses spanning all sectors (not just farming) to become greener and to join the fight against climate change.  One such method of conserving energy is through the implementation of rainwater harvesting techniques. Enduramaxx has traditionally helped farmers and those managing open spaces to implement ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Washington nuke waste tanks flawed?

    While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The 28 double-walled tanks at Hanford nuclear waste complex hold some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear ...


    By Associated Press

  • Land Cooperative Creates 20 Farms – Rainwater Harvesting on the Agenda

    We spoke last week on the rise of urban farming and how a new portable ‘farm in a box’ system can take ‘the farm’ to the available farming resources. Another interesting development this week is the Ecological Land Cooperative that has revealed an exciting vision of how it wants to develop a series of small farms across England. The proposal is based on the first cluster ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Plastic Storage Tanks For Effluent and Dirty Water Processing

    Companies across the company fall foul to foul water disposal. Recently, a number of farming businesses have been fined for not disposing of effluent and dirty water correctly and a solution to this problem is the incorporation of dedicated storage tanks, or holding tanks, which keep their contents safe until the correct disposal processes can be put into place. As reported by Farmers Weekly, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Deadline to prepare farm SPCC plan is November 10th, 2011

    The Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulatory requirements for farming, ranching and other agricultural operations are outlined in The Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Code of Regulations 40 CFR 112.  As part of these new rules an SPCC Plan is required by all facilities subject to the regulation and is designed to help prevent any discharge of oil into ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Better approach to reporting hazardous substances from farm animal waste

    EPA is announcing a final rule providing an administrative reporting exemption for air releases of hazardous substances from animal waste at farms. This rule will enable response authorities to better focus their attention on hazardous substance releases that require a response, while reducing reporting burdens on America’s farms. Notifications must still be made to response authorities when ...

  • Bulk Fuel Tank Monitoring with Remote Display

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic volume measurement equipment with associated remote plant mimic software to help solve an issue for Northern Rail at three sites; their Newton Heath LMD (Light Maintenance Depot) near Manchester, Blackpool LMD and Barrow LMD, allowing them to control the ordering, delivery and usage of fuel more efficiently. Equipment used: ...

  • 10000 Litre Horizontal Tank For Triffit Trailers Collaboration

    Enduramaxx have been working with Triffitt Trailers in supplying a new 10,000 litre bowser for on farm use. This trailer is mounted with the Enduramaxx 10,000 litre horizontal tank and the trailer is rated at 32kph specification. The axles on this unit are 2 x 70mm square beam axles, 6 stud, 2000mm track with 13 mt multi-leaf spring set suspension. The tyres are 4 x 12.5/80R 15.3 ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • It’s Cider Cider Cider – And Cone Bottom Tanks!

    The trees are heaving with fruit and the press and media are buzzing with all things cider this year, more than ever in fact, and that’s down to the increasing popularity of one of the nation’s favourite tipples. Formed in 1995, The Lambourn Valley Cider Company announced this week that this year it has resumed full production, thanks to this years bumper apple harvest. Over ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • DOE Names New Richland Operations Manager

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the selection of Stacy Charboneau as the Manager of the Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) at the Hanford Site in southwest Washington State. In this role, she will continue cleanup momentum along the Columbia River, help shrink the Department’s active cleanup footprint, and continue safe groundwater remediation and hazardous waste and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Implico Debuts at the Tank World Expo 2016 in Dubai

    This year, the Implico Group will be showing its downstream solutions for the first time at the Tank World Expo in Dubai – the most important tank storage event in the Middle East and Africa. From 12 to 13 April, the international software and consulting company will be offering a sneak peek at the upcoming version of the OpenTAS terminal automation system; another highlight will be the ...


    By Implico Group

  • Special permits, hearing spotlight hazmat cargo tanks

    Cargo tank trucks transporting hazardous materials are in the news, with the National Transportation Safety Board scheduling an Aug. 3-4 public hearing on a rollover and fire that occurred Oct. 22, 2009, on I-69 in Indianapolis. While NTSB will examine vehicle design changes that could reduce the likelihood of rollover accidents, as well as driver training and ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring Systems Mitigate Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers various system configurations including a controller and sensor for wet and dry environments. Sensors installed in storm water sumps, retention tanks, or at the outlet of a floating tank roof provide on-line monitoring 24/7.Leakwise detectors may ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • BIODOME Gas Holder Installations in the USA on the farms to handle the growing amount of waste produced

    BIODOME® INTERNATIONAL, part of KIRK GROUP, will design and supply a total of seven top-mounted gas holder roofs and two ground-mounted double membrane gas holders to three dairy farms in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The ...

  • NFU Slams Environment Regulation Charging Scheme and Defra – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

    NFU Scotland slammed proposals from Scotland’s environmental body to significantly increase many of its charges next year. According to the NFU, the Environmental Regulation (Scotland) Charging Scheme increases go way beyond inflation rates and include 596 per cent increases in the charge for a technical variation to a Pollution Prevention Control (PPC) permit and an overall 81 per cent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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