Water Hardness News

  • EU Emissions trading scheme threatens to trap Europe in a high carbon future

    The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the flagship policy covering half of the EU's carbon emissions, could turn intended restrictions on pollution into a trap that commits Europe to increasing carbon emissions for much of the next decade, unless changes are swiftly introduced, warns campaign group Sandbag. Sandbag's analysis shows that the ETS is on course to require savings of, at best, a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Haiti prime minister and ECCO2 Corp enter talks for $1.5 billion cleantech project to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate economy

    Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and ECCO2 Corp have begun discussions regarding the launch of the "ECCO2 Haiti Project" in efforts to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate the Haitian economy following the catastrophic earthquake earlier this year. This clean development mechanism (CDM) will be achieved by installing ECCO2's patented technologies within all 133 communes that make up the ...

  • MagCAT solves tough scale problems

    Fluid Dynamics International has launched MagCAT, which uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured out of the same metal that is used for the catalytic core of Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron. The calcium carbonate particles which are formed when hard water is heated remain in suspension after this magnetic treatment instead of precipitating as scale on pipework and heat ...


  • FLUID DYNAMICS LAUNCHES NEW, POWERFUL ,ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HARD WATER SCALE PREVENTER

    FOR ALMOST 4O YEARS FLUID DYNAMICS HAS BEEN PREVENTING SCALING CAUSED BY HARD WATER, CHEMICALS  or  MINERALS IN PIPELINES, PROCESS EQUIPMENT, PAINT PLANTS, HOT WATER HEATERS AND BOILERS  THROUGHOUT  THE WORLD WITHOUT USING CHEMICALS!   Some scales are much harder to prevent than others .. for example scales containing high levels of silica or ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Completes Research Study on Precious Metals' Concentrates -- Validates New Technology That Separates Hard to Extract Precious Metals

    New Mining Technology Industrial Unit Currently Being Designed for Construction to Be Deployed Early Part of Q4 2010HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Planet Resource Recovery, Inc (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to announce that the company has completed its research study of extraction and separation of precious metals from ore concentrates. Laboratory research and development ...


  • Going `hard core` for the environment

    Life is full of choices when it comes to protecting the environment. You can take small steps from the comfort of your own home or office (always a good thing!), or you can go 'hard core' and experience conservation in the heart of some of nature's most fragile environments. In celebration of its ENVIRONMENT Papers line, Neenah Paper has launched an ' ...

  • Report confirms 2009 voluntary carbon market slump

    Global voluntary carbon market activity dropped off heavily in 2009, hit hard by global recession. But the slump would have been greater were it not for record pre-compliance demand in the United States. That"s the broad picture emerging from the latest annual State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets report by EcoSystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The study measured a 26 per cent ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Robust Instrument for Hard Environments

    Today’s field and tough lab elemental analysis systems require precision, accuracy and durability. Xenemetrix brings you the new instruments designed for this type of operation. Take a close look at our new Robust Design bench top series. A robust design is one that is immune to the effects of component variance due to tolerance, temperature, and aging, among other factors. To consider ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Manchester United nets reduction in its carbon footprint

    Tens of thousands of fans; floodlit stadiums and multi-million pound franchises – Premiership football doesn’t immediately spring to mind as the most environmentally friendly business.  However, Manchester United has a vision to be the best Football Club in the World, both on and off the pitch, and has become the 250th company in the UK to net the Carbon Trust Standard for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 900 Touch Control – Titration was Never Easier

    Powerful as a PC, smaller than a Netbook and as easy to use as an iPhone – these are the main features of the 900 Touch Control. Users of Metrohm’s new benchtop control device start their ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Hard water scale problem solved

    Fluid Dynamics International has solved a long standing a hard water problem at one of Thailand’s biggest construction industry suppliers, Cotto Tiles. Oil in the system was the cause of scale forming in mould pipes and proposed a solution combining two technologies: Magstream and Colloid-A-Tron. Their prototype MagstreamPlus uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured ...


  • EPA helps people take control of their asthma

    Local air quality affects how you live and breathe. Like the weather, it can change from day to day or even hour to hour. Add pollutants in the indoor air of people’s homes and workplaces, and you have conditions that can be extremely serious for people with respiratory diseases such as asthma. Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the health of ...

  • AvistaClean MF/UF selection guides now on-line

    Updated selection guides and product data sheets are now availalbe on-line for the MF/UF cleaners . We"ve also revised the RO cleaner selection guide to include several new formulations for oil and polymer fouling. Microfiltration (MF) and ultrafiltration (UF) membrane manufacturers have traditionally recommended generic cleaning regimes for their membranes. However, experience has shown that ...


    By Avista Technologies

  • Creating climate wealth - carbon war room conference

    Earth Week saw many events and many statements by corporations large and small on the importance of protecting the earth's environment. One of the most insightful events was the 'Creating Climate Wealth' Conference hosted by the Carbon War Room, an entity created by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. The event, which took place in Washington, D.C., brought together respected entrepreneurs, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hard Water Scale Prevention... Major Contract win for Fluid Dynamics Green Technology

    Fluid Dynamics International manufacturers of catalytic non-chemical treatment systems for the prevention of scaling caused by hard water have won a major contract in Northern Ireland. One of Ireland's largest meat processing factories has decided to install Colloid-A-Tron catalytic scale preventers to protect heat exchangers, cooling towers and boilers from the effects of scaling caused by ...

  • Carbon Screener launched: new business intelligence tool to explore carbon footprints of 3,000 comanies

    Today CO2benchmark went live with their Carbon Screener, the new analytics platform. It's the first carbon data provider to offer advanced business intelligence capabilities to its users. CO2Benchmark puts you in full control of the insights you want to gain from their vast knowledge base,which covers hard carbon facts & figures of 3,000 companies. The Carbon Screener enables you to slice and ...


    By CO2 Benchmark

  • GLOBE-net editorial - “now comes the hard part”

    Environment Minister Jim Prentice's speech this week at the University of Calgary was an important update of Canada's climate change policy objectives and one of the clearest statements to date on how the federal government plans to turn the open-ended Copenhagen Accord into an actionable international agreement. At the outset, Minister Prentice defended the decision to lower Canada's emissions ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon monoxide - will you wake up?

    Students living in digs are being urged to make sure they aren't putting their lives in danger by making sure their accommodation has life-saving audible carbon monoxide (CO) alarms fitted. Every year 15 to 20 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the UK and 234 suffered major injuries last year alone. The Health and Safety Executive is launching a new campaign in the South West to ...

  • David Kidney speech - the low carbon industrial strategy and the role of further education

    Delighted to have the opportunity to be here this morning. Thank you to the foundation for inviting me to speak here today. I am sorry I am unable to stay for the entire event but I very much wanted to show my support for the work that the New Engineering Foundation does, to talk a little about how this work complements government policy, particularly in the area of energy and climate change, and ...


  • EPA issues consumer alert: unscrupulous vendors market unapproved flu disinfectant products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is warning consumers to beware of unscrupulous vendors who may market ineffective and unregistered products or services that claim to disinfect surfaces or entire rooms against the H1N1 influenza virus. In the current flu-conscious climate, heightened anxiety about the spread of the H1N1 virus has bred false claims in the marketplace. “Unfortunately some ...

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