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  • PIG Form-A-Funnel Draining Tool Makes Changing Filters Cleaner and Faster

      PIG Form-A-Funnel Draining Tool Makes Changing Filters Cleaner and Faster   October, 2010, Tipton, PA - - New Pig Corporation has introduced the Form-A-Funnel™ Draining Tool—the only flexible tool for draining filters in tight spaces and around obstructions like skid plates and sway bars. This unique tool makes oil changes cleaner, ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaner for Cleaning Fabric Upholstery and Carpets in Recreational Vehicles

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally reputed U.S. brand and supplier of versatile carpet cleaner machines, heated carpet cleaning equipment, multi-purpose floor cleaning equipment, industrial car wash equipment, and many other types of cleaning machines, has launched the XTreme Power® XPH-5900IU, one of the company's latest upholstery carpet cleaning equipment that creates temperatures ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Mayor bloomberg announces progress in city`s efforts to reduce emissions through use of electric cars and other alternative fuel vehicles

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced three developments in the City’s use of alternative fuel vehicles, part of the PlaNYC effort to reduce the amount of carbon emitted by municipal government 30 percent by 2017 and to reduce the entire City’s carbon emissions 30 percent by the year 2030. The Mayor announced that the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will use two new hybrid electric diesel ...


    By The City of New York

  • Environment Agency talkin` about the carwash

    The Environment Agency for England and Wales teamed up with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Northern Ireland's Environment and Heritage Service to produce the document. The Environment Agency warned that the run-off from vehicle washing as a business or industrial activity is classified as trade effluent and must be dealt with properly to avoid causing pollution. Any business or ...

  • Jump-Start Risks Force Airports to Charge Ahead With Disclaimers, Says CTEK

    With modern vehicles using ever more sophisticated and expensive electronics, the increased risk of damage to vehicles from jump starts is forcing car parks across the country to protect against costly damage claims, that's according to CTEK, a leading global brand in vehicle Battery Maintenance and protection. And with estimates that as many as 1 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Good vibrations shake up for local authorities

    Local authorities will have to take steps to minimise the vibrations from vehicles such as refuse lorries to reduce the impact on the health of their staff because of a new European Union Directive, according to an industry expert. From July 2010, a new EU Directive called ...

  • AUTOMECHANIKA 2016 – Germany

    The AUTOMECHANIKA exhibition which takes place from the 13th to the 17th of September 2016 is the event gathering all actors of automotive sector in Europe. Since more than 20 years, MIL’S develops systems for the automotive sector enabling the recovery and recycling of the vehicles’ fluids. Indeed, the VIDANGEMIL’S system finds its use ...


    By MIL’S

  • Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement

    The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement to close 55 motor vehicle waste disposal wells across Alaska located at state vehicle repair and maintenance facilities. Some of the wells are located in state-designated groundwater protection areas and posed a risk to groundwater resources that communities use for ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids to 2015

    Demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to reach $7.6 billion in 2015, expanding the share of the overall lubricant market held by synthetic products. Advances will be propelled by the higher performance requirements of modern equipment, as well as increasingly stringent environmental standards. Gains will also be fueled by the increased availability of high quality ...


  • Donaldson expands fuel filter product line

    Donaldson Company (NYSE:DCI), a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, has expanded its fuel filter offering to provide customers with even more options to protect engine components and to extend equipment life. The expanded line of replacement fuel filters includes a full complement of filters to fit: Cummins® engines, Racor® fuel systems, ...

  • California water use rises amid severe drought

    Californians have increased their water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining. The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday released updated results from a water-use survey that said consumption has risen 1 percent, even as Gov. Jerry Brown has called for a 20 percent ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Pig introduces PIG® Sealable Portable Containment Pool

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the innovative PIG® Sealable Portable Containment Pool to contain low-volume leaks, provide liquid containment and help ensure proper storage and disposal. Used as an emergency containment basin, its sealable design enables responders to safely contain liquids and then move out of the work zone to limit disruption and get back to normal work routines as quickly ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26

    EPA will hold its second annual SepticSmart Week on Sept. 22-26. SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-quarter of all American households depend on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Failure to maintain a septic system can lead to back-ups and overflows. This can result in costly repairs, polluted ...

  • Used Oil to Biodiesel – Cone Bottom Tanks

    More and more delivery vehicles are now powered by recycled cooking oil, otherwise known as biodiesel. It’s been a very beneficial marketing ploy for a number of years now and a brand name associated with this movement is none other than McDonald’s. Since 2007, the fast food giant, which incidentally claims to feed nearly one per cent of the world’s population each day, has been ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • PD Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd fined for polluting local waterway

    On 4 September 2013, P D Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd was sentenced at Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court to causing a discharge of polluted water to a watercourse near their site. The company pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. Based at Station Road, Gunness, Scunthorpe, P D Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd was fined 20,000GBP, and ordered to pay 3,746.72GBP in costs, along with a 120GBP victim ...

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners and Communities to Maintain Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    Contamination of surface waters and ground water with disease-causing pathogens and nitrates Excessive nitrogen discharges to sensitive coastal waters Phosphorus pollution of inland surface waters Increased algal growth and lowered dissolved oxygen levels Contamination of shellfish beds and swimming beaches by pathogens “Proper septic ...

  • New Pig Introduces Heavy-Duty Form-A-Funnel® for Large Diesels and Heavy Equipment

    New Pig Introduces Heavy-Duty Form-A-Funnel® for Large Diesels and Heavy Equipment January 12, 2011. Tipton, PA - - New Pig Corporation has introduced the Heavy Duty Form-A-Funnel™ Draining Tool —the only flexible tool for guiding oil from large vehicles and heavy equipment into oil drains for easy, no-mess oil changes. This unique tool bends easily to ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • NEW PIG INTRODUCES HEAVY-DUTY PIG® BUILD-A-BERM® BARRIER

    Tipton, PA July 18, 2007 -- New Pig Corporation now offers the Heavy-Duty PIG® Build-A-Berm® Barrier for liquid and/or traffic control.  Designed to withstand traffic from trucks, loaded tow motors and other heavy vehicles, the new Barrier is ideal for protecting storm drains from contamination in high-traffic areas – indoors or out.Constructed of 35-ounce vinyl-coated fabric with an open cell ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • MEPs back law to curb harmful traffic noise

    Noise limits for cars will be tightened to protect public health, under new rules informally agreed with EU ministers and endorsed by Parliament on Wednesday. The new law requires the introduction of labels to inform buyers of the noise levels of new cars, as well as the addition of sound to hybrid and electric vehicles to alert pedestrians. Persistent exposure to high levels of traffic ...


    By European Commission

  • FFT-SolutionTM, Used to Assist In Oil Spill Cleanup

    A new green, toxin free, cost efficient Oil Dispersant has been used to assist in the Oil Spill Remediation at a mid-Atlantic naval facility. FFT-SolutionTM an approved EPA registered chemical is now listed on the ...

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