Monday, September 26, 2022
A solar-powered hospital has been built north of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.

Solely solar for Haiti hospital

A solar-powered hospital has been built north of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. It was funded by over 150 charitable organisations, overseen by Partners in Health,...
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WWEM 2014 details announced

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, have announced the details of the Conferences that will...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....
Aerial datasets are helping plan large scale restoration work in the Peak District national park.

Bluesky thinking – Firm assist moorland restoration

HIGH resolution aerial photomaps and laser-surveyed 3D terrain maps from Bluesky are being used to plan and implement vital moorland restoration work in England’s...
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Fortunes ebb and flow for UK tidal power

TIDAL power equipment supplier Atlantis Resources was awarded a £7.5 million two-year contract in late August to support further development of the MeyGen tidal...

Scotland declares tax independence

Moves to go it alone on landfill levy SCOTLAND is preparing to go ‘independent’ on landfill tax. A new bill has been introduced to the Scottish...
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Heat pump windfall awaits in Scotland, says study

SCOTS businesses are missing out on a £250m windfall from the country’s sodden climate, a new study suggests. Heat pumps – hailed as "game changing"...

Embracing the market model for sludge

A panel discussion at July's AD & Biogas show brought together water and waste industry representatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will...
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Peter powers over Pavegen pavement tiles

PAVEGEN has had the largest ever installation of its energy-harvesting pavement tiles at the 2013 Paris Marathon. Commissioned by French energy specialists Schneider Electric, lead...
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Gas analyser suits CCS

TESTING equipment specialist Quantitech has commissioned an advanced Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyser at the UK Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) facility...

‘Flood investment must be protected’

HOME owners could be in deep water unless there is extra investment in flood infrastructure and more realistic planning policies. That’s the message from the...
The new legislation will make it easier for SEPA to impose fines for effluent infringements

Scottish waste water crackdown

SEPA to gain new enforcement powers A lack of understanding about how best to dispose of trade effluent could leave Scottish businesses facing fines worth...
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Aerated wetland investment in Fife

SCOTTISH Water’s commitment to deliver a cleaner and fresher environment, and improve the local watercourses across Cowdenbeath, has taken one step further following its...
Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

A CIVIL engineering contractor has teamed up again with its process engineering partner to begin work on an energy recovery facility. Clugston Construction and CNIM...
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It’s a dirty job…

THE ups and downs of life working for the North West's water company United Utilities is the subject of a six-part TV documentary running...

Finally, a green light for tidal power?

A watershed moment for tidal power technology may have finally arrived with the publication in early January of an independent review by former energy...

Dundee rejects biomass, for now

£325 million proposal to face public enquiry FORTH Energy’s plan to build a £325 million biomass facility in Dundee has been derailed by the City...
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Science confirms pesticide danger

A new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) confirms that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial...

Tough target

Is the construction industry really capable of achieving 70% recycling of its waste by 2020 or is it just a box ticking exercise by...
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Seal of approval for airborn bacteria testing

BRADFORD-based Environmental and Occupational Hygiene Consultancy Envirocare is now accredited to undertake bioaerosol monitoring from stacks (such as chimneys). The new capability, an extension...