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  • A UK first for WRc’s Waste Testing Laboratory

    WRc’s laboratories have received the first Third Party Accreditation from UKAS on its waste testing capabilities. This national third party accreditation will be used by WRc to demonstrate the performance of staff and laboratories, giving clients enhanced confidence in the quality of the results from their waste and treatment technology investigations. Peter Mills who is the Commercial ...


    By WRc plc

  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • Waste Incinerator: tried, tested and ready to go

    It’s always an extremely satisfying feeling when, just a short time after we were first discussing the requirements and specifications with one of our agents or customers, we see the actual finished product standing fully completed and freshly painted in its livery ready for dispatch. Designed by us. Engineered by us. Fabricated by us. Finished by us. Tested and certified by us. And now ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Testing Environment

    During the summer of 2012 I was one of the lucky, if undeserving, torch bearers for the London Olympics. The fact that a UN bureaucrat was given such an honour owes much to the growing importance of the environment in sport worldwide. Since 1994, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been working ever closer with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the 'green' bar of the summer ...

  • LA Testing demystifies LEED testing

    LEED testing for indoor air quality is made simple by California’s dedicated environmental laboratory network. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) established criteria that became a primary tool in rating and certifying new and existing building structures. An official LEED certification increases the value of the property as operational costs of the facilities are usually much lower. ...


  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • Reterro Deploys Mobile Pilot Scale Unit for Soil and Waste-Stream Testing

    Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit is a finite element scaled ...


    By Reterro, Inc.

  • Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial

    The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes, a project that could provide an alternative strategy to a Nevada repository plan that was halted in 2010. The five-year borehole project was tentatively slated to start later this year on state-owned land in rural North Dakota, but it has already been met with ...


    By Associated Press

  • Online waste disposal guidelines now available for Merck Spectroquant® test kits

    With the introduction of new, Web-based guidelines on how to dispose of waste from Spectroquant® test kits, Merck demonstrates its ongoing commitment to its customers and the environment. The guidelines focus on Spectroquant® cell and reagent test kits for water and waste analysis. Order the guidelines online: 24 hours a day, seven days a weekUsers can now order the guidelines online, 24 ...


    By Merck

  • Multiparameter colorimeter offers cost-effective clean and waste water testing

    A new, cost-effective instrument that lowers the cost of entry to multiparameter clean and waste water testing has been introduced by Camlab, one of the UK's leading scientific equipment suppliers. The Camlab Water MC500 multiparameter colorimeter is designed to test more than 70 different clean and waste water testing parameters for the cost equivalent to two single parameter colorimeters. The ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Waste to Energy Company with 51 Operating Facilities to Formally Test MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, announced today that a major waste to energy company with 51 existing operating facilities processing solid waste into renewable energy, has requested formal testing of MagneGas® as an immediate ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers offers free waste oil test kit

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers free waste oil test kits. The kit helps users determine whether the substance in question is able to be skimmed from the application area. The test kit is representative of Oil Skimmers’ Model 6V and Model 5H (used for smaller spaces) skimming capabilities, in which the skimmer’s collecting tube attracts oil. Each kit ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Bring & Test - RWM Preview

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd is proud to announce the launch of the INOX SREX – the strongest permanent magnetic drum separator the world has yet seen – at the forthcoming Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition to be held between 15th to 17th September at the NEC in Birmingham. The Magnetic Drum, which has been designed for the separation of weakly magnetic fragmented stainless steel, is to take ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • IEQ Testing for LEED Certification

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive air sampling services for residential and commercial structures working to achieve LEED certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was established in 1993 and their LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System has become the leading tool used ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ASTM E688 - 94(2011) Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing

    These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1. Scope 1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both ...


    By ASTM International

  • Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) and Plantec Test Thermoelectric Power Generation Modules in Waste Incinerator

    Tokyo, Feb 3, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) and Plantec Inc. (Plantec) have started full-scale demonstration experiments in power generation based on waste heat, using SDK's thermoelectric conversion modules in a waste incinerator built by Plantec. SDK's thermoelectric elements and modules have achieved high conversion efficiency in the medium ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Formia Smart VOC incinerator will be tested for pulp mills’ waste water VOC control under the Life+ project

    Formia’s proprietary catalytic VOC incineration technology will be evaluated for VOC abatement in mechanical pulping waste water processes, together with biofiltration and UV-filtration technologies. Testing will be carried out at Stora Enso mills in Finland and Germany, during the European Commission’s environmental Life+ project. The project will result in comprehensive feasibility ...


  • EU’s waste system criticised for excessive waste

    The European Court of Auditors has issued a damning report on the effectiveness of EU investment in waste management infrastructure. €10.8bn has been spent on structural funding since 2000 with ‘limited’ effectiveness being claimed by the report. The report blames poor implementation of supporting measures, stating that reliable measurement of progress was hampered by poor data. ...

  • Cyclone Power Technologies Completes Testing, Ships Initial Waste Heat Power Generator

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla.-Cyclone Power Technologies (Pink Sheets: CYPW) has completed internal testing of its initial waste heat power generator and has shipped the beta unit to its customer, Bent Glass Design. Cyclone’s waste heat power generator – comprised of its 18hp Waste Heat Engine, proprietary heat exchangers and electric generator – will be installed and field tested at Bent ...

  • Major Waste to Energy Company Completes MagneGas Testing, Places Multiple Fuel Orders

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, announced today that a major waste to energy company, which previously viewed a demonstration of MagneGas® fuel for metal cutting, has placed multiple orders. Company officials viewed a MagneGas ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

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