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  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

  • SEAMOR Marine Ltd. announces the launch of a new Auxiliary Camera

    An innovative product has been launched by SEAMOR Marine Ltd. An in-house designed and produced Auxiliary Camera has been developed to expand the capabilities of a underwater remotely-operated vehicles (ROV). SEAMOR, producers of the very popular Chinook and Steelhead ROVs, have found a solution to the need for additional quality cameras that can easily be installed and used with a variety of ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • New SEAMOR Sales & Marketing Manager

    SEAMOR Marine Ltd. has recently expanded its operations into the United States. To oversee the American market and beyond, Mark Wash has joined the SEAMOR team. Mark comes to SEAMOR with an extensive underwater expertise. As a professional scuba diver and instructor, ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Dagestan specialists help in the accident restoration work at the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP

    Over 300 experts from LLC Energostroy LTD., JSC ChirkeyGesstroy and JSC Sulakskiy GidroKaskad from the Republic of Dagestan have been helping the search and rescue personnel from the Ministry for Emergency Situations and power workers from the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP itself in eliminating the consequences of the accident that occurred at the power station on 17 August, 2009. On 22 August, 2009, ...


    By RusHydro

  • HMT - part of AMEC`s team of specialty contractors

    AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, is among five companies to be selected by the U.S. Navy for up to US$350 million in repair and modernization projects involving petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) facilities worldwide. The multiple-award contract with the Naval Facilities Engineering Services Center (NFESC) is a five-year construction contract in which projects ...


    By HMT Inc.

  • Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site

    After the death of a 45-year-old untrained diver, Ric-Man International Inc. was cited for 19 safety violations, including one willful, by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The employee died while completing surface-supplied air diving during underwater construction activities for the City of Weston on June 10, ...

  • New BIBUS-SECOH Air Pumps

    Our diaphragm blowers are ideally suited for applications, where minimum energy consumption, delivery of absolutely oil-free air, near silent operation and a minimum of simple maintenance are requested. The operating principle is very simple and efficient: Activated electromagnets put the magnet holder at the same frequency as that of the power supply (50Hz or 60Hz) into oscillation movements. ...


    By Bibus AG

  • Work begins next week at pine street canal superfund site (VT)

    Repairs on the underwater cap at the Pine Street Canal Superfund Site are scheduled to begin the week of Aug. 16 and run through the end of November. The initial cleanup, performed in 2003 and 2004, has been largely effective in preventing contamination that exists beneath the canal from moving into the canal, but oily sheens and globules of coal tar have been observed periodically in a 450-foot ...

  • Pioneering new frontiers: WFS completes successful field trials of wireless communication through ice

    WFS Technologies and Kongsberg Maritime Subsea have completed successful field trials of wireless communication through ice.  The trials conducted during February/March 2010 in Horten, Norway, demonstrated wireless communication from sea water, through-ice and into the air using radio frequency (RF) technology. Field trial observations matched theoretical simulations and WFS predicts it can ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • EPA Releases a Manual to Reduce Pollution at Marinas EPA to Host “Green Marinas” Workshop in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on April 2

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a series of recommendations to marinas in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that will reduce pollution. These practices are captured in an easy-to-read manual written by the EPA with assistance from the Puerto Rico Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, Puerto Rico SeaGrant, the Sea Grant Program of the University of the Virgin ...

  • Flood waters completely drained, system to treat contaminated ground water back on line at American Cyanamid superfund site

    More than 200 million gallons of flood water has been drained from the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, NJ and the system used to capture contaminated ground water under the site is now functioning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. Ground water under the site is highly contaminated with metals and VOCs, such as benzene and xylene from the former ...

  • EPA guides Marinas on best ways to prevent water pollution

    With Memorial Day and summer approaching, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recommending that New York State marinas take steps to prevent the pollution of local waterways. At the Albany Yacht Club this morning, EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck highlighted the best environmental practices for reducing pollution from boat washing and other maintenance activities that can degrade ...

  • Ocean Power Technologies Completes Testing of Next Generation Power Take-Off

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) ("OPT" or the "Company"), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced the successful completion of extensive factory acceptance testing of the first of its next generation power take-off (“PTO”) units for the Company’s utility-scale PowerBuoy®, the PB150. The PTO has now been ...

  • Divers install eccentric plug valve in reservoir tunnel

    A team of specialist divers – working in a cramped, water-filled tunnel 20 metres beneath the surface of a reservoir – has just completed installation of an eccentric plug valve to control water flow.The valve and associated equipment has been supplied to United Utilities by Viking Johnson (www.vikingjohnson.com), a world leader in the supply of pipe joints and ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • Beyond NYC: Other places adapting to climate, too

    From Bangkok to Miami, cities and coastal areas across the globe are already building or planning defenses to protect millions of people and key infrastructure from more powerful storm surges and other effects of global warming. Some are planning cities that will simply adapt to more water. But climate-proofing a city or coastline is expensive, as shown by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $20 ...


    By Associated Press

  • World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

    The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America will feature ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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