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  • Flue Gas Desulfurization Orders To Average $11 Billion/yr For Next 13 Years

    After decades of famine the world’s Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) system suppliers are now feasting with worldwide orders in 2006 reaching over $11 billion.  The suppliers of these systems and the suppliers of components are struggling to deal with the demand.  Delays of one year or more due to shortages in equipment or labor are now commonplace. Chief executives are struggling to ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New study shows how EPA clean air rules boost the economy and create jobs

    A new study details the positive impacts on the economy and job creation resulting from companies’ investments in emission control technology in response to new air pollution rules from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report, New Jobs – Cleaner Air Part II: An Investment in American ...

  • Electrostatic precipitator systems solve air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industries

    McGill AirClean has more than 40 years of experience solving air pollution control problems for a wide variety of industrial processes including boilers, furnaces, dryers, ovens, etc. The company has the knowledge and experience to properly select the correct materials of construction to meet the particular demands of an application, greatly extending the operation life of its electrostatic ...


    By McGill AirClean LLC

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • DOE to provide US$36m to advance carbon dioxide capture

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it will provide US$36 million for 15 projects aimed at furthering the development of new and cost-effective technologies for the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the existing fleet of coal-fired power plants. “Currently, the existing US coal fleet accounts for over half of all electricity generated in this country,” US Secretary of Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • $168 Billion FGD Market In Next 15 Years

    The market for systems to remove SO2 from power plants is booming. But the big news is that the good times will continue. In the latest forecast in the online, FGD World Markets, the McIlvaine Company predicts that power plants will spend $168 billion for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems in the period 2005-2020. The validity of this estimate is critical to the manufacturers of steel ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • China continues to invest in new coal-fired power plants and air pollution control

    China has had more coal-fired capacity than the U.S. for some time. It has also had more electrostatic precipitators. Now it has surpassed any country in terms of flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems. In the not too distant future, it will become the number one operator of SCR systems for NOx Control. The McIlvaine Company tracks each Chinese power project and also the retrofits of air ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • NOx Scrubbing Technology Breakthrough

    Pacific Rim Design and Development is proud to introduce a technology breakthrough in the treatment and safe elimination of problematic nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ).  There are six forms of nitrogen oxide (NOx); the drawings to the right show the two most problematic forms.  These two are of particular interest because they are identified as atmospheric ...


    By Know-NOx

  • North America industrial wastewater series—Power generation industry

    Equipment for Cooling Tower, Boiler Blowdown, and FGD Purge Streams to Optimize Water Use The power generation industry is the most water-intensive industry in North America. The droughts that some US states have faced present critical challenges for this industry. Facilities must now consider ways of lowering water consumption while ensuring that wastewater meets EPA regulations. This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • DOE selects projects to conserve freshwater at coal-fired power plants

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 10 projects aimed at developing advanced technologies and concepts to minimize freshwater withdrawal and consumption by coal-based power systems. By improving the environmental performance of coal, America's most abundant energy resource, the projects will strengthen national energy security and help provide clean, affordable, abundant ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • CB&I Announces Award Of Execution Phase Of Air Quality Control Program

     CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract for the execution phase of an air quality control program for 13 existing coal-fired units at five sites. The units represent more than 9,000 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity. This award is valued at ...

  • 300 New FGD Projects Planned In China

    In the 11th plan from 2006-2010 the six major Chinese utilities will install 300 new SO2 flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems.  Each of these projects is identified in the Utility Environmental Upgrade Tracking System published by the McIlvaine Company. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces two acquisitions

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the acquisition of the intellectual property rights to the V-texTM vortex scrubbing technology from Accentus plc, and announces the acquisition of Air Pollution Control Process Engineering Ltd (formerly Air Pollution Control Ltd). V-texTM is an outstanding scrubbing and stripping technology utilising patented opposing spray jet nozzles to feed liquor into ...

  • Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. Awarded Contract with Xcel Energy for SCR Systems

    Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. (HPSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi America, Ltd., today announced that it has been awarded a contract for the design and supply of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Systems including Hitachi’s proprietary catalyst with Xcel Energy for its Hayden Station, Units 1 & 2, located in Routt County in Hayden, Colorado. Terms were not disclosed. ...


    By Xcel Energy

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

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