Mercury Recycling News

  • Mercury Analysis Made Simple with the Hydra-C Mercury Analyzer from Teledyne Leeman Labs

    Teledyne Leeman Labs, a leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation for elemental analysis, announces the release of the Hydra-C Mercury Analyzer. The Hydra-C Direct Mercury Analyzer provides a simple, fast and convenient approach for the measurement of mercury in a variety of samples, without any sample pretreatment. Hydra-C employs U.S. EPA Method 7473 for both laboratory and field ...


    By Teledyne Leeman Labs

  • Join us at Sustainability 2020 online conference!

    The cement industry is actively seeking to increase the use of alternative fuels for cement production. Both to decrease energy dependence on conventional fossil fuels and to mitigate negative environmental impact. One of these alternatives is waste-to-energy. The downside is that waste incineration in cement kilns releases toxic emissions into the air containing mercury, lead, cadmium, thallium ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New direct mercury analyzer RA-915 Lab from Lumex Instruments

    Analysis of a sample usually takes 1-3 minutes in total. That makes RA-915 Lab one of the fastest direct mercury analyzer in the market. The scope of applications includes analysis of environmental samples (water, soil and bottom sediments, ores, air filters, plants, etc.), fuels (crude oil, naphtha and condensate, coal), food products (fish, crops, etc.), cosmetics and many more. So one analyzer ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Shutting down a toxic trade

    With nearly 100 countries on board, an international agreement which bans the exporting of toxic waste from developed to developing countries has entered into force. While this landmark move will help protect the environment and ensure that poor countries do not become dumping grounds for the rich, the absence of dozens of countries from the deal undermines its ...

  • Mercury spotlight: The toxic lamps that shall not be turned off

    The most recent call by the UN to phase out mercury-added products by 2020 is poised to give lawmakers and a handful of powerful companies a headache. This week, Mauro Anastasio looks into the long-standing battle to ban fluorescent lamps in the EU. Batteries, thermometers, fluorescent lamps, cosmetics and other ...

  • Make Mercury History - Meet us at COP3 of the Minamata Convention

    The third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) will take place from 25 to 29 November 2019 at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. As official partner of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Mercury Partnership econ will be present during the whole event. You can meet us, at our booth in the foyer of the ...

  • Japan Waste Management Association visits econ industries

    In November, a delegation from the Japan Waste Management Association visited econ industries in the context of a study tour regarding European waste management best practices. The goal of the visit was to learn more about econ industries’ Zero Industrial Waste…! approach. The delegation members were eager to learn about the zero industrial waste approach ...

  • Universal mercury analyser with direct Hg determination for human biomonitoring

    Human biomonitoring (HBM) remains a high priority for medical and biomedical laboratories. Exposure to toxic metals is a special focus in HBM, while mercury is recognised by WHO as one of the top 10 chemicals or groups of chemicals of major public health concern. HBM is included into the UNEP/WHO global observation system for mercury (GOS4M) in support of the Minamata Convention. ...

  • Mercury Contamination and Protecting Communities and the Environment from Exposure Hazards

    Mercury (Hg) is a naturally occurring chemical element that can be found in air, water and soil. It has been used by mankind for thousands of years and was even found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 1500 BC. Mercury and its compounds have been used in everything from medicines and dental amalgams to thermometers and cosmetics.   There are several forms of mercury, including elemental ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • VacuDry® - Oily waste recycling in the 21st century

    In the Gulf region, thousands of tons of oily waste are produced every day, apart from the quantities already deposited. Due to stricter laws, increasingly complex waste streams have to be treated with state-of-the-art technologies. This can´t be achieved with obsolete equipment from the last century. Considering latest Health&Safety solutions, resource recovery and reduction of the ...

  • ERM-CE101: A new CRM for assessing environmental quality through fish

    Mercury is an ubiquitous pollutant in the environment, being found even in remotest regions of the earth. The JRC has released a new Certified Reference Material, supporting the reliable monitoring of mercury concentrations in fish. Pollution of watercourses is a concern throughout Europe. European legislation therefore requires Member States to monitor and report on their condition ( ...

  • Arizona Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year Award Includes WesTech RapiSand™ Ballasted Flocculation

    Big news: The Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant’s phase II expansion has been selected as Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association. The plant’s expansion, which doubled its capacity from 24 MGD to 48 MGD, came online this spring, serving the fast-growing communities of Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona.   The project was a planned second phase ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Safe mercury disposal?

    For the second time in the last 9 months, econ industries have successfully completed a mercury stabilization project. Already in mid-2018, econ successfully neutralized excess mercury at a chlor-alkali electrolysis site in Eastern Europe. The neutralized material was subsequently disposed of in an ordered and professional manner, in-keeping with all recognised protocols. The second campaign also ...

  • What is really in your drink? How much mercury have you been exposed to?

    At Booth 1230, we will demonstrate a wide range of our instruments: mercury analyzer RA-915M with the ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Mercury Monitor RA-915AM With a New Multiplexer for the Mercury Solidification Plant in Almaden, Spain

    MAYASA, through the Mercury Technological Centre, has developed a technique of stabilization and solidification of mercury and mercury wastes. In this procedure, with the title: METHOD OF STABILIZATION OF LIQUID MERCURY THROUGH SULFUR POLYMERIC CEMENT, VIA MERCURY SULFIDE, metallic mercury is transformed into mercury sulfide (HgS) and introduced into a polymeric sulfur matrix, obtaining a less ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Get a FREE Koppla, B22 to E27 bulb convertor

    When you recycle any Light Bulb at IKEA Gateshead  Light Bulb Machine in August and September 2015. Reverse Vending invented and designed the technology to enable the safe collection of CFL (mercury containing) Domestic Light Bulbs from IKEA customers. IKEA customers receive a reward for each light bulb recycled. ...


    By Reverse Vending

  • Econs support to `Make Mercury History`

    The second part of our business year 2018 is characterized by our activities to treat mercury. Specifically, we started a service order for the conversion of several hundred tons of mercury to comparatively harmless mercury sulphide in England, continued to train operating staff and to optimise the newly established treatment centre for mercury wastes in Karratha/ Western Australia, ...

  • NEW: Tracker-3000 XS

    The new Tracker-3000 XS weighs less, is smaller and even easier to handle than its predecessor, the Tracker 3000 IP. Its use in a salt dome stands as an example for one of its manifold apllications: After salt mining the tunnels in the salt dome are used to deposit hazardous waste. The Tracker-3000 XS is used to detect an eventual leakage in mercury-containing ...


    By ENVEA

  • Knowledge popularization of waste liquid incinerator

    When users choose the waste liquid incinerator, they usually pay attention to the actual operating performance of the products, because the more convenient operation method will save a lot of time and improve the working efficiency in the process of using the longitudinal shear machine. Next is the safety performance of waste liquid incinerator, no matter what equipment it is, this has always ...

  • Largest mercury treatment plant by econ opened in Australia

    Econ industries is proud to announce the completion of a game-changing new facility for mercury waste management in Karratha, in the northwestern part of Australia. In July, Contract resources, a catalyst handling and mechanical services company, opened the largest mercury treatment plant in the southern hemisphere. Thereby, it eliminates the need to export mercury-contaminated waste from ...

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