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  • Report: Tests of ballast water treatment systems are flawed

    Government-sanctioned tests of equipment designed to cleanse ship ballast water of invasive species are seriously flawed because they don't determine whether the systems will remove microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses, scientists said Wednesday. Ballast water provides stability for cargo ships in rough seas. But it's believed to have introduced numerous invaders to U.S. coastal waters ...


    By Associated Press

  • Testing of process pumps also in compliance with API 675

    ProMinent has been known for decades as the market leader in the low pressure diaphragm metering pump segment, but has also been establishing itself for many years as a provider of process metering pumps. The investment of around € 500,000 in a new pump test bench enables ProMinent to ensure product quality and undertake further development - even in the highest performance ranges - and test ...

  • U.S. Navy settles underground storage tank violations at Hampton Roads facility

    The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $5,855 penalty to settle alleged underground storage tank (UST) violations at its Building NH94, located at 7918 Blandy St., Norfolk, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. There are three 25,000-gallon underground storage tanks at this facility containing diesel fuel. Each UST is required to be tested every three years to make sure the ...

  • Sionix Corporation Reports Successful Testing Results

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix"), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems, today reported successful independent third-party testing results for its Mobile Water Treatment System (MWTS). The Sionix MWTS removed contaminants of the same, or substantially similar, atomic weight and structure as the radioactive isotopes of those same elements currently ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • Can a Modified Moth Replace Pesticide? – Store Pesticide in Chemical Storage Tanks

    As those working in agriculture, we know that pesticides need to be managed effectively and stored safely and securely. That’s why Enduramaxx supplies agricultural organisations with an array of dedicated storage tanks. We’re not sure that this will put an end to needing pesticides just yet, but in Oxfordshire, scientists have bred a genetically-modified moth that helps to reduce ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Record of Decision Issued for the Hanford Tank Closure and Waste Management EIS

    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued the first in a series of Records of Decision (RODs) pursuant to the Final Tank Closure and Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement for the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington (TC&WM EIS, DOE/EIS-0391, December 2012). Decisions announced in this ROD pertain to each of the three main areas analyzed in the EIS, i.e. tank closure, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Can a Modified Moth Replace Pesticide? – Store Pesticide in Chemical Storage Tanks

    As those working in agriculture, we know that pesticides need to be managed effectively and stored safely and securely. That’s why Enduramaxx supplies agricultural organisations with an array of dedicated storage tanks. We’re not sure that this will put an end to needing pesticides just yet, but in Oxfordshire, scientists have bred a genetically-modified moth that helps to reduce ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Specially Formulated Cleaners for Tanks, Instruments, Labware, Mixers and Membranes

    Burlington, New Jersey, USA: International Products Corporation (IPC) has a full line of powerful cleaning products ideal for use in the pharmaceutical, medical device, laboratory, food and beverage, cosmetic, water recycling, wastewater, textile and chemical industries. IPC's free-rinsing, precision cleaners are effective in a wide variety of cleaning applications. Highly concentrated; an ...

  • Seam possible cause of Japan nuke plant tank leak

    The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said Saturday that deteriorated seams and a possible contortion of a reassembled storage tank might have caused a massive contaminated water leak that has triggered fears over the plant's radioactive water management. Tokyo Electric Power Co. said that after the foundation of the tank, which was ...


    By Associated Press

  • Glass Lined Bolted Steel Tanks: I Can See Clearly Now…

    In recent years, glass lined bolted steel tanks have become more frequent despite the higher initial cost. The arguments for a glass lined tank are simple: glass coating is non-porous and very rigid. Therefore, the theory is that liquids cannot reach the steel and cause corrosion, which could destroy the tank. Unfortunately, there are a few details which impact performance of glass lined bolted ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Oil spill storage options: portable collapsible tanks for oils and water

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has portable collapsible flexible tanks for hydrocarbon, gray water and drinking water storage  available. These tanks are made for responders in the oil spill ...

  • Baltimore County settles violations of underground storage tank regulations

    Baltimore County has settled alleged violations of regulations designed to prevent leaks of fuel and hazardous wastes from underground storage tanks (UST), the US Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged UST violations at 13 county-owned and operated locations. The county will pay a civil penalty of $28,968 and perform a supplemental environmental project ...

  • Rotork provides electric solutions for automated flow control at the Botlek Tank Terminal

    The recently opened Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) at Rotterdam relies on Rotork’s latest electric valve actuation technologies for automated flow control and vital safety related duties associated with the import, export and storage of a varied range of liquid bulk products. Construction of the €70 million first phase of the terminal began in April 2010 and was completed ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Forbes Announce Major Expansion Of Their Auotmated Thermoplastic Tank Prodcution Facility

    Three years ago Forbes Technologies Lid invested £1.5 million in a brand new facility for the manufacture of large helically wound thermoplastic tanks with capacities in excess of 100 cubic metres. With demand increasing for tanks in High Density Polyethylene PE 100, work has started on a major expansion in production space at their Kelso factory, located in the Scottish Borders. The ...


    By Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • Customer uses Sitelab to test LNAPL to map plume of subsurface oil

    Are you managing petroleum sites with subsurface plumes of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPL) at an oil refinery, fuel storage site, military base or Brownfield site? If so, use Sitelab's oil forensics field screening application for testing NAPLs for their diesel range and gasoline range content. This case study illustrates a one-day site investigation on a 30-acre tank farm site where 40 ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Airbus completes first test flight with alternative fuel on civil aircraft

    An Airbus A380 aircraft has successfully completed the world’s first ever flight by a commercial aircraft using a liquid fuel processed from gas (Gas to Liquids - GTL) in the first stage of a test flight programme to evaluate the environmental impact of alternative fuels in the airline market. The flight from Filton, UK to Toulouse, France, lasted three hours. The flight was piloted by Hugues ...


    By Airbus, an EADS Company

  • Idaho Lab Completes Bench Testing For Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging

    INL researchers collaborated with Toyota, Nissan, WiTricity, Jaguar Land Rover, Qualcomm and one other auto company to perform the tests in the summer and fall of 2016. INL reported the test results to SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers) in November 2016 to support the SAE Technical Information Report J2954 , a wireless charging guideline published earlier ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Offers Free Tube Test Kits

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leading manufacturer of oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free Tube Test Kit to companies who believe that they have a waste oil removal issue. This kit will demonstrate how efficiently the oil skimmers can work for any company looking to remove and recycle waste oil from sumps, tanks, separators, ponds, basins, or any other area that has a waste oil problem. ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • W2 Energy Begins Testing Coal-Water Slurry Reactor

    W2 Energy, Inc., a clean energy company (www.w2energy.com) (PINKSHEETS: WTWO), is pleased to announce that it has developed a new plasmatron reactor capable of using a coal-water slurry as a hydrocarbon feedstock. W2 Energy created a 60/40 coal-water slurry, gasified it in a conventional gasifier and tested the resulting syngas. The product produced a clean high ...


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