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  • Drilling into the Albermarle sound

    The bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project. The concentrate water (or reject water) from the reverse osmosis process is brackish and must be discharged into a receiving water of similar quality. The County was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Significance of Drilling Mud Solids Control

    It’s well know that solids content has influence on drilling process. Then, how to make the oil or gas drilling process better? The answer definitely is using solid control system to control the solid content. But what is the solids control? Let's have a look together. According to the different medium, mud is divided into water-based mud, oil-based ...


  • Could well-being become our new currency?

    Capitalism was founded on a simple principle: I create a product or service that provides you with a benefit, and you pay me. You're rewarded with a sense of well-being, and I'm rewarded with money. Both of us walk away happy. There are two catches, however. The first is that we live on a finite planet. If the products and services I create for you use up our natural resources, eventually ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • Eaton`s AN19 Starter Provides a Cost-effective Retrofit Packaged Solution Requiring No Drilling or Additional Parts

    Power management company Eaton today announced an easy-to-install and cost-effective retrofit kit to its popular Freedom Series of electro-mechanical starters. Designed for open- and closed-panel applications, wall-mounted starter applications, custom original equipment manufacturer (OEM) control panels and aftermarkets, AN19 Competitive Retrofit Kits include all necessary components to replace ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New Vermeer D100x140 Navigator® horizontal directional drill equipped with Tier 4i engine and class-leading torque

    Vermeer Corporation has introduced the all new D100x140 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD), designed for the needs of the water, sewer and gas pipeline market, among other installation applications. A number of design considerations have been incorporated to provide enhanced drilling performance and productivity in challenging soil conditions. The D100x140 is powered by a ...


    By Vermeer

  • Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc., receives NGWA’s manufacturer award

    Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Manufacturers Division Special Recognition Award, honoring an individual’s accomplishments in the groundwater manufacturing industry including improvements, education, and patents and technology. “Chuck has been instrumental in ...

  • U.S. EPA Orders Kern County Public Water System to Reduce Arsenic in Drinking Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently settled with Arvin Community Services District (ACSD), located in Arvin, Calif., for arsenic violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act. ACSD has agreed to provide residents with alternative water until they are found to be in compliance and will pay a penalty of $14,750. In October 2008, EPA issued an order requiring the system to meet the arsenic ...

  • Marcellus shale beneath Washington county

    The commercial discovery of natural gas in the Marcellus shale beneath Washington County in 2004 has set off the biggest Pennsylvania land rush in the 150 years since Col. Edwin Drake drilled the world's first oil well in Venango County. Marcellus is a rock formation that runs a mile underground from New York through Pennsylvania and on south to Tennessee. Geologists believe the ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Removing High Explosives from Groundwater

    In an initiative supported by EM, Los Alamos National Laboratory's Corrective Actions Program is addressing high explosive contamination in surface water and groundwater at a location this summer in the forests ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The biggest advantages of pipe bursting for trenchless sewer replacement

    For decades, the only way to replace a sewer line was to dig a big, ugly, expensive trench right across your property. And since homeowners are legally required to pay for the upkeep of sewer lines servicing their property, that meant a big expensive mess. If there was a garden, driveway, deck, or sidewalk in the way, well, that’s just too bad. Fortunately, “no dig” trenchless ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • Quad track trencher boasts power and stability for utility work

    Vermeer adds more power to the RTX line of rubber-track trenchers with the addition of the RTX450. With a 49-horsepower (36.5 kW) Tier 4 Final engine, this trencher can handle open cut installations in tough ground conditions and the small spaces. The RTX450 is best suited for urban utility work such as electric, fiber, natural gas or water installations. “Contractors need equipment that ...


    By Vermeer

  • NGWA announces 2016 groundwater industry award winners

    he National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of its 2016 Awards of Excellence, Divisional Awards, and new Fellow designations, which will be presented this December during Groundwater Week in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stewart Krause, with Wyo-Ben Inc. in Billings, Montana, has received NGWA’s top honor as recipient of the Ross L. Oliver ...

  • Tricanter® centrifuge delivered to Zambian copper mine

    Flottweg, a German centrifuge manufacturer, has supplied and commissioned the Tricanter® centrifuge for the First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Kansanshi Copper Project. The international co-ordination for the latest addition to the FQM interests in Zambia was supervised by the Australian consulting company who provided Flottweg with the purchase order for the Crud Tricanter®. One component of First ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • California’s Prop 65 and Public Health Concerns over Wood Dust

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns over exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • NGWA announces 2015 groundwater industry award winners

    The National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of its 2015 Awards of Excellence, Outstanding Groundwater Project Award, and Divisional Awards, which will be presented this December during the Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former National Ground Water Association President Scott Fowler, CWD/PI, has received NGWA’s top honor as recipient of the Ross L. ...

  • GE Opens New Global R&D Center in Brazil

    Working with Petrobras and BG Group to develop advanced technologies for oil and gas processing on the seabed GE’s Brazil Technology Center to focus on subsea oil and gas research, capitalizing on $1.2 trillion offshore market opportunity Site will include “Crotonville” GE leadership facility to help develop future Latin American industry leaders General ...


    By General Electric

  • Ecolab’s behind the Scenes Innovation Drives Environmental Sustainability

    On Earth Day, more than one million facilities around the world will be saving water and reducing energy use through innovations developed by Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The company’s products and services are used in hotels, restaurants, manufacturing plants, hospitals, refineries and many other ...


    By Ecolab (ECL)

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