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  • Modern Water installs Multiple Key Trace Metal Monitors in Argentina

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has installed multiple trace metal monitors in Argentina, representing a continued increase in demand within the country. Modern Water recently completed the installation of three on-line OVA7000 trace metal monitors for a World Bank-funded river clean-up project ...

  • WRc demonstrate viability of Bauxsol™ for phosphate removal

    3 April 2006: OXFORD, UK: Following a six-month independent trial by the UK Water Research Council (WRc), VIROTEC’s innovative Bauxsol™ technology has been shown to offer a viable and economic treatment solution for phosphate removal in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment works. European General Manager at VIROTEC, Simon Tillotson, said “We are very excited about the trial outcome. ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • BioteQ Secures Contract for Validation of Metal Recovery Using Ion Exchange

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial water and process solutions, has secured a contract with a leading international mining company to carry out validation test work for recovery of copper and other high value trace metals and removal of arsenic from smelter effluent at a site in Chile, applying BioteQ's ion exchange technology. The work, ...

  • MTI On-Line Heavy Metal Monitor Leads To Significantly Reduced Costs for Secondary Pb Smelter

    Environmental and Diagnostic Specialists, Lab21, announces the installation of an MTI Diagnostics OVA5000 on-line heavy metal monitor at a large secondary Lead smelter in the UK. The instrument is installed in the state of the art effluent treatment plant in order to further improve on the company’s ISO 14001 accredited environmental policy. The OVA5000 is a unique online monitor for heavy ...

  • Toxic emissions, they’re in the water

    After decades of hammering on corporations to reduce their toxic air emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now focusing on another source of nasty pollution, corporate water emissions. Although the Clean Water Act has technically been in place for well over three decades, the EPA has been lax in enforcing regulations, often due to thinly-stretched resources.Coal-fired power ...


  • MAR Systems Wins Most Promising Innovation Award

    MAR Systems, Inc., headquartered in Solon, Ohio, won the Most Promising Innovation Award at the Cleantech Forum held in San Francisco from March 26-28. The Cleantech Forum is recognized internationally as the premier event devoted to catalyzing global venture capital and private equity investment, business formation, and industry mergers and acquisitions. Mar Systems was presented with the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fluid Dynamics win major non chemical water conditioning contract in London

    The Larner Road redevelopment in Erith, Kent is a large project involving the demolition of old blocks of flats and their replacement with 220 brand new one and two bedroomed apartments. Fluid Dynamics MagCAT and Biokleen non chemical water conditioning systems have been chosen for the water treatment in the new four tower blocks being built Preventing Scaling London is a very hard water area and ...

  • MAR Systems Provides Solution to the Problem of Poisoning the Great Lakes

    Technology developed and patented by MAR Systems, Inc., headquartered in Solon, Ohio, can solve the problem of mercury pollution from electrical generation facilities in the Great Lakes region. A report released on June 6, 2012 from the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Demineralisation and condensate polishing equipment

    Hanwha Engineering & Construction (HENC) in Korea has selected Siemens to provide demineralisation equipment and condensate polishing systems for the new Marafiq Yanbu power plant in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The new plant will allow Marafiq to increase its power generation capacity to better serve industries based in the cities of Yanbu and Jubail. The multi-million dollar water treatment systems ...

  • Pall highlights contamination control and water reclaim technologies at Intersolar 2011

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, will showcase a new silane gas purification system and other contamination control products for the photovoltaic (PV) industry at Intersolar North America in San Francisco. The products are designed to help increase yield and reduce cost of ownership in solar cell manufacturing. Purification of the process ...

  • Pall Highlights Contamination Control and Water Reclaim Technologies at Intersolar North America 2011

    Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, will showcase a new silane gas purification system and other contamination control products for the photovoltaic (PV) industry at Intersolar North America in San Francisco. The products are designed to help increase yield and reduce cost of ownership in solar cell manufacturing. ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • High in Sodium: Highly charged Tungsten ions may diagnose fusion energy reactors

    Just as health-food manufacturers work on developing the best possible sodium substitutes for low-salt diets, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have acquired new knowledge on a promising sodium alternative of their own. Sodium-like tungsten ions could pepper—and conveniently monitor—the hot plasma soup inside fusion energy devices, potential sources of ...

  • Worker exposure and the hazards of abrasive blasting materials

    Late last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Fact Sheet entitled, “Protecting Workers from the Hazards of Abrasive Blasting Materials.”  The four page document discusses the need for employers to protect workers from hazardous dust levels, toxic metals and the high levels of noise associated with abrasive blasting. Abrasive ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA completes cleanup of mercury spill in santurce, Puerto Rico

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed emergency response activities following two mercury spills in Santurce, Puerto Rico. EPA is warning parents and the public not to keep mercury at home and to exercise caution when faced with accidental spills of mercury. The most recent incident began January 25, 2011 at the Fedrecio Asenjo Middles School in Santurce’s Barrio Obrero ...

  • £20,000 penalty for illegal burial of waste in Bromsgrove

    On 27 January 2014, Terry Jacobs of Redditch and Colin Parsons of Kidderminster pleaded guilty at Redditch Magistrates’ Court to one charge each relating to the illegal burial of waste in Upton Warren, Bromsgrove. Colin Leslie Parsons, aged 69, was fined £4,000, and ordered to pay £6,000 in costs, along with a £15 victim surcharge, for operating a waste facility without an ...

  • Computer Aid launches campaign for action against toxic trade

    The UK government must take action to prevent the UK’s electrical waste (e-waste) being illegally exported and dumped in countries such as Ghana, Nigeria and China, according to international development charity Computer Aid International, which today launches a petition calling for the government to provide the Environment Agency with the resources to effectively police the Waste Electrical and ...


  • Toxic-free Ontario - CELA releases toxic use reduction model law

    The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has released its model toxic use reduction law. For the past year CELA has worked with other environmental, health and worker groups to frame a model law to reduce our use and reliance on toxic substances in manufacturing, workplaces and consumer products in Ontario. 'Concerned parents, workers, and consumers in Ontario support widespread ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Axion Engineering debuts at the K Show 2010

    Axion Engineering, a division of resource recovery specialists Axion Group, is showcasing its technical expertise and capabilities at the K Show 2010 in Dusseldorf where it is co-exhibiting with German machinery partner, Pla.to Technology GmbH on Stand 10E48. Manchester-based plastics recycler Axion is the UK’s approved agent for supply of Pla.to’s dry-cleaning equipment, a highly ...

  • Agilent Technologies introduces GC/Q-TOF, bringing unprecedented resolving power to GC/MS analysis

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 7200 Q-TOF (quadrupole time-of-flight) gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) system, delivering a new level of chromatographic and spectral resolution to a wide range of biological and chemical GC/MS analyses. The new Agilent ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Operators of Falmouth Docks fined for pollution spill

    A ship repair company has been ordered to pay £24,300 in fines and costs for polluting Cornwall's famous Fal estuary with toxic paint sludge. The case was brought by the Environment Agency and Cornwall Council. On September 29, 2011 the Agency received a report of pollution in the estuary. On arrival an officer saw a large rusty-coloured plume in the harbour covering an area approximately ...

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