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  • Case study - IMOG – BELGIUM - Optimised and automated separation of PMD material in existing sorting line

    Customer IMOG is an intermunicipal public sanitary authority in South West Flanders. IMOG ensures the integrated waste management for 11 municipalities with well over 230,000 inhabitants. At IMOG’s PMD sorting facility more than 4,000 tonnes/year of separately collected mixed light packaging material (PMD) and PP material are processed. Situation ...

  • Interest grows in OPEX saving UV water treatment technology used for enhanced oil recovery - Case Study

    atg UV Technology, a UK manufacturer of water treatment packages for the Oil and Gas sector have seen growing interest in the application of UV disinfection for the treatment of sea water used for well injection in enhanced oil recovery applications. UV light is a chemical-free, physical disinfection technique that is widely used throughout the offshore sector for applications such as potable ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Granada Eco-Center: Technology at the service of efficient material recovery - Case Study

    Granada Eco-Center, in Alhendin (Granada), with a nominal capacity of 450,000 tons per annum, is totally automated and is one of the leading facilities in waste recycling at the national level, and had a 10.8% waste recovery rate on inputs last year. The plant features 4 treatment lines that process 30 tons per hour and has 10 AUTOSORT ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Green Light for Recycling – Biogas has an exciting future - Case Study

    The tipping lorry of the container vehicle moves up. In minutes, its load of food residue is emptied and starts its course to energy recovery. "Energy for tomorrow" is the slogan of the Danpower Group for a reason. Danpower sees the biogas sector as a key growth factor for the future. Twenty five biogas plants are currently in operation, one of which is in Bad Köstritz/Thüringen. ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Common challenges relative to the use of Decanter Centrifuges for barite recovery in the oil & gas industry

    When centrifuges are properly deployed, they can have dramatic effects on drilling performance. In fact, without them, many of the advances made in drilling would not have been considered achievable. Classically, we believe that centrifuges can achieve two common goals: Reduce the content of drilled fines, specifically colloidal solids, and Perform barite recovery in order to reduce ...


    By Elgin Separation Solutions

  • Separation principle of decanting centrifuge

    KOSUN DC series decanting centrifuge is used in separating suspension of solids phase with particle diameter(d≥2μm) for drilling mud and fluids handling. Ruggedly built for oilfield and industrial services, it is especially effective in environmentally sensitive areas. It delivers high fluid-recovery rates and ...


  • Experimental investigation of water alternating CH 4 -CO 2 mixture gas injection in light oil reservoirs

    This paper studies a WAG process for improving the recovery efficiency in light oil reservoirs. Until now, few references have reported the role of CO 2 mole percent on recovery improvement in light oil reservoirs. The injected gas was changed, and the effect of composition changes on performance of core flood experiments were conducted at fixed flow rate. Five series of experiments (varied in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Eccentric Disc Pumps Create Product Recovery Cost Savings

    As budgets tighten, operators of manufacturing facilities must implement new ways to meet established production quotas while spending less money. Improved operational efficiencies can critically affect the profitability of food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic manufacturers, from the most basic productionline level through entire plant efficiencies, and even overall corporate ...


  • Dairy wastewater treatment using an activated sludge–microalgae system at different light intensities

    A microalgae–bacteria system was used for dairy industry wastewater treatment in sequenced batch mode in a photobioreactor. The research investigated the influence of two light intensities: 360 and 820 μmol m−2s−1 on treatment performances, microalgal cell recovery and dynamics of the protozoan community. Results showed that the light intensity of 360 ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Viscosity correlations for light Omani crude using artificial neural networks

    Predicting the crude oil viscosity is very crucial to the oil industry. Accurate prediction of the viscosity will lead to a better design of an energy efficient transportation system and helps in determining the enhanced oil recovery method. There has been intensive work in generating viscosity empirical correlations for under–saturated, saturated and deal oil. Due to the rapid growth in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lowmac Alloys Recycling Services - Case Study

    Alloys offer a broad range of recycling services, to companies all over the west of Scotland, from their two main bases at Irvine and Ayr. The company needed a two-phase upgrade of their existing facility to handle an increasing and diverse workload, which included metal recovery, fines extraction, wood, hardcore, hard plastics, ferrous and non-ferrous materials among others. This demanded a ...

  • Lowmac Alloys upgrades Recycling Services - Case Study

    Lowmac Alloys offer a broad range of recycling services, to companies all over the west of Scotland, from their two main bases at Irvine and Ayr. The company needed a two-phase upgrade of their existing facility to handle an increasing and diverse workload, which included metal recovery, fines extraction, wood, hardcore, hard plastics, ferrous and non-ferrous materials among others. This ...

  • Effects of salinity on photoreactivation of Escherichia coli after UV disinfection

    The effects of sodium chloride on photoreactivation of Escherichia coli were examined, assuming the discharge of ultraviolet (UV)-treated wastewater to water environment at different salinities. Suspensions of E. coli were first exposed to a low-pressure UV lamp in phosphate buffer to achieve 3 log inactivation, followed by an exposure to fluorescent light in NaCl solutions ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Free-Product Recovery Methods and Issues

    During my 33 years in the environmental field, I have been involved in a lot of sites with free product.  In the 1980’s light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) such as gasoline were removed by the following methods: Bailing with a hand bailer from a well Pumping with a 2 pump system (depression pump and product pump) Pumping with a total fluids pump and separating ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • Synergistic effect of heat and solar UV on DNA damage and water disinfection of E. coli and bacteriophage MS2

    The response of a representative virus and indicator bacteria to heating, solar irradiation, or their combination, was investigated in a controlled solar simulator and under real sun conditions. Heating showed higher inactivation of Escherichia coli compared to the bacteriophage MS2. Heating combined with natural or simulated solar irradiation demonstrated a synergistic effect on the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Basic Aspects of Carpet Steamers and Its Right Use

    Carpet steamers are powerful cleaning systems that expertly utilize the cleaning action of steam to thoroughly clean carpets, eliminate germs, and remove all types of foul odors emanating from carpets. These rug wash systems are unmatched when it comes to eliminating dried deposits and grease stuck on carpeted surfaces. For best results, you must understand how to use these machines the right ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Low carbon finance scheme from the Carbon Trust goes live

    A share of a £550m fund is now available for businesses to help finance energy efficiency projects. Businesses can now apply for a share of a £550m fund created by the Carbon Trust and Siemens to help companies install energy efficient and low carbon technologies. The low carbon finance scheme was made public last month, but it opens for applications from organisations today, ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Austin AI QXR-M – Technology to improve metal recovery from non-ferrous residues

    Existing technology has been used for some time to separate light non-ferrous alloys from heavier non-ferrous alloys; however, over the past three years, there is a significant added value in performing additional separations to recover specific high dollar alloys. Examples of such are separating pure copper from copper alloys (brass and bronze) or wrought from cast aluminum. The only way to do ...


    By Austin AI, Inc.

  • Refinery remediation: fuel recovery and recycling

    Introduction The site is a former refinery that occupied approximately 64 acres of land in West Texas. Refinery operations produced all grades of gasoline, tractor fuels, diesel, distillate products, and fuel oils and operated between 1939 and 1954. As a result of past waste management practices, releases to soils and ultimately ground water occurred, resulting in the formation of a ...


    By GEO Inc

  • Liquid-phase non-thermal plasma-prepared N-doped TiO2 for azo dye degradation with the catalyst separation system by ceramic membranes

    This study strived to improve the photocatalytic activity by using liquid-phase non-thermal plasma (LPNTP) technology for preparing N-doping TiO2 as well as to separate/recover the N-dope TiO2 particles by using ceramic ultrafiltration membrane process. The yellow color N-doped TiO2 photocatalysts, obtained through the LPNTP process, were characterized with UV–Vis spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction ...


    By IWA Publishing

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