Soil & Groundwater News

  • Asthma Cases Spike in Puerto Rico Following 2017 Hurricane Season

    Earlier this year, NBC News published the article, “Puerto Rico faces a spike in asthma cases following Hurricane Maria.” The investigative report specifically looked at the aftermath of the storm that left residents with “mold-producing wreckage across the island and forcing many to use fume-spewing generators for power.” One doctor, interviewed for the piece that treats ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Advantageous technology - simply practical

    At the IAA in Hanover, visitors were informed about the advantageous technology of KEMPF commercial vehicles. In addition to a steel-halfround-body, the interested visitors could also see an aluminum-box-body as well as a sled trailer for swap bodies. The exhibited vehicles aroused great interest among customers and visitors, so our stand was always well attended. Many good discussions about the ...


    By Fahrzeug KEMPF GmbH & Co. KG

  • New Predictor-LimA 2019

    Predictor-LimA Version 2019 has recently been released to provide enhanced support for modern, multi-core PCs, enabling faster calculations of bigger models.  Predictor can now also create global, ambient noise results and maps so that you can see the total noise from roads, railway, windfarms, recreational noise and industry. A new range of configurations, targeted more specifically at ...


    By EMS Brüel & Kjær

  • Register by 15 November for London symposium on mining and impact assessment

    What are the emerging issues and challenges in applying impact assessment (IA) in the mining sector? And how can these issues be tackled? Join leading practitioners in London on 4-5 December for a special symposium on this topic organized by the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA). The event, " ...

  • Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Expands Globally with New UAE Partnership

    Long Beach, CA - Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc., a leading U.S. pollution abatement firm that specializes in the capture and control of hazardous VOC emissions, announced its new partnership today with UAE company, Amerair International, to increase their global market presence. Ship & Shore has recently entered full force into the wastewater, oil & gas, and biogas industries, and ...

  • CPS Performance Materials acquires FAR Chemical from Edgewater Capital

    CPS Performance Materials (CPS) – a specialty chemicals manufacturer has reportedly announced that it has acquired FAR Chemical (FAR) from Edgewater Capital Partners – a private equity firm. Seaport Global Securities LLC reportedly played the role of Edgewater’s financial advisor for the deal, while Balmoral Advisors was the financial advisor for CPS and Arsenal. Arsenal Capital ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Secondary Spill Containment – Berms

    Sarasota, FL — Interstate Products Inc.(IPI) continues to expand our secondary spill containment berm product line with additional manufacturers; now offering Ultratech, Justrite, Eagle, Husky and an IPI private brand models. IPI has also revamped its spill containment website by expanding the portable and secondary spill containment line while adding modular spill containment products. IPI ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Toro Equipment, in Pollutec Lyon 2018

    Toro Equipment comes back to Pollutec Lyon for fifth year in a raw to present the last novelties in industrial and urban wastewater treatment. Toro Equipment will be placed in hall 5 -dedicated to water treatment- booth G106. Pollutec Lyon, the international trade ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Full-scale application of nZVI: mixed contamination of chromium and chlorinated solvents

    Application of surface stabilized iron nanoparticles (NANOFER 25S) to eliminate groundwater contamination of chlorinated hydrocarbons (CHCs) and hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) at KARA Trutnov site in the Czech Republic. Remediation company EKORA in collaboration with company NANO IRON, producer of zerovalent iron nanoparticles (nZVI), conducted pilot injection of surface stabilized ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • NanoRem Pilot Site – Spolchemie I, Czech Republic: Nanoscale zero-valent iron remediation of chlorinated hydrocarbons

    The main aim of the study was to verify migration characteristics and remedial efficiency of two types of nZVI, NANOFER 25S and NANOFER STAR, using advanced procedures for monitoring NPs and vertical stratification of contamination. NANOFER 25S is an aqueous dispersion of nZVI particles with a surface modification based on the combination of a biodegradable organic and inorganic stabiliser and ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Nanotechnology for contaminated land Remediation in Europe and beyond

    A four year, €14 million research project funded through the European Commission FP7 called NanoRem has recently commenced. The overarching aim of NanoRem is to develop, and support the appropriate use of, nanotechnology for contaminated land remediation in Europe (known as nanoremediation). NanoRem will focus on facilitating practical, safe, economic and exploitable nanotechnology for ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Písečná site: challenging remediation of deep contamination plume near to the drinking water source

    Treatment of an old disposal site proved to be a challenging task due to its improper placement and insufficient ensuring. The site is located in a very complex geological environment and in imminence of the source of drinking water. Therefore, the soluble in-situ reagents cannot be applied here. NANOFER slurry was chosen by the remediation company AQUATEST for removal of ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Full-scale application of nZVI: innovative geochemical barrier supported by direct current

    Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater receiving river. The innovative approach including formation of nZVI reactive geochemical barrier combined with electrokinetics was chosen. Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Join NANO IRON at Battelle Chlorcon 2018 in Palm Springs, USA

    NANO IRON will exhibit at the 11th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds happening in Palm Springs, California, from April 8 to 12, 2018.   NANO IRON’s booth will highlight our NANOFER (zero-valent iron nanoparticles) and ENVIFER (potassium ferrate) products as well as processing equipment for nZVI application. Members of our ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Exciting initial ecotoxicity results from the NanoRem project

    No significant toxicological effects were found on soil or water organisms when ecotoxicological tests were undertaken for a range of nanoparticles that could be used for remediation projects. NANOFER 25S is one such product, made from nanoscale zero-valent iron, used for the remediation of chlorinated hydrocarbons in the large scale flume pilot experiment, and at Spolchemie I, Czech ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • NANO IRON company is a participant of `FRAC-IN` project

    Together with partners from Czech Republic (Dekonta, a.s.) and Belgium (ABO and Adviesbureau inzake Grondwater Technieken n.v), NANO IRON works on research and development of in-situ remediation technologies based on hydraulic fracturing of subsurface. These methods are tested within the EUROSTARS project “Innovative suspensions for hydraulic fracturing enhanced ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Successful pilot injection of nanoscale zero-valent iron for groundwater remediation in Kara Trutnov site in Czech Republic

    Remediation company EKORA in collaboration with NANO IRON, producer of zero-valent iron nanoparticles (nZVI), conducted laboratory study and subsequent pilot injection of surface stabilized nanoparticles of elemental iron (product NANOFER 25S) to eliminate groundwater contamination of chlorinated hydrocarbons and hexavalent chromium in KARA Trutnov site in Czech Republic. Groundwater ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • How to Protect Slopes and Embankments from Erosion?

    Embankments and slopes are highly susceptible to soil erosion. Given the fact that they can cause really serious damage to life and property, one cannot help but rely only on high quality erosion control products. This is where Soil Stabilization Innovations (SSI) comes into the picture. Since its inception more than 20 years ago, SSI has been delivering world leading services with their in-house ...

  • SMUD and D.R. Horton Agree to Build All-Electric Homes

    SMUD and top national homebuilder D.R. Horton are teaming up to build 104 all-electric homes in two new neighborhoods. These "all-electric communities" - "Juniper," which is planned to include 66 homes, and "Independence," which is anticipated to include 38 homes, are both located in North Natomas and will be priced for first-time homebuyers. The homes are included in the SMUD Smart Home program ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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