Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Sponsored content: MCERTS expertise provides watertight handling of storm overflows

The new Asset Management Period (AMP) in the UK water industry introduces a requirement to monitor any spills going into a storm tank – regularly referred to by those working in the sector as UMON3.

Colonial Pipeline: Details emerge of landmark cyber-security breach

A cyber-attack on the largest fuel pipeline in the US, on Friday 7 May, is being described as possibly the most impactful ransomware event...
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A new level for radar?

One of the most significant recent developments in level measurement for containers and tanks is the emergence of a new class of seemingly affordable and high performance radar level sensors. VEGA Controls provides some background on this development and the firm's Matt Westgate answers questions on issues such as the signficance of MCERTS certification for this class of sensor.
IAEA inspecting Fukushima water tanks

A contamination conundrum

An early April announcement that Japan will proceed with its "dilute and discharge" plan for disposing of radioactive wastewater at Fukushima may well be contested in the courts

A valve to help curb seaborne cargo VOC emissions

Valve manufacturer Bay Valves explores the issue of VOC emissions, and potential solutions, including a new valve that the firms says combines some of...

Ocean-dumping for Fukushima wastewater: Japan’s complex decision remains contentious

Japan has ended years of speculation over the fate of radioactive wastewater stored in tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant since the 2011...

Ceramic surface treatment will protect utility’s concrete assets

To help achieve its carbon reduction target, Yorkshire Water says it has partnered with advanced materials manufacturer, Haydale, to trial a ceramic surface treatment...

Reactor supply assists team developing catalysts for biomass transformation

Working closely with researchers at the Centrale Lille Institute in Lille, France, laboratory equipment firm Asynt says it has developed and supplied two custom...

Sponsored content: Anti-corrosion system provides long-term protection for jetty piles at Ullapool harbour

In 2020, Shearwater Marine Services was awarded a contract to install protection for jetty piles at Ullapool Harbour in the Scottish Highlands, on behalf of The Ullapool Harbour Trust

Sponsored content: Packaged treatment acquisition

Wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL has been acquired by specialist services company Marlowe for an enterprise value of £10 million.

Sponsored content: Leaving room to breathe

Tank breather vents are often overlooked as critical safety assets. The consequences from poorly set, calibrated and serviced assets are potentially dire.

Sponsored content: Brazil plant chooses TS

Six Valmet Total Solids Measurement (Valmet TS) systems will be supplied as part of the delivery by SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions of water and wastewater treatment plants to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil.
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Sponsored content: Corrosion and sealing online portal

Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd, specialist manufacturers of corrosion prevention and sealing products, recently announced the launch of their newly updated website – Denso.net – with new product pages, a new Surface Preparation Guide and many more exciting new features.
Craggs fuel

Sponsored content: The best in fuel

LCM Environmental (part of Craggs Environmental Ltd) provide a wide range of fuel quality and tank safety services to both public and private sector organisations across the UK and beyond.
Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen, Acumen Technical Director Lauren Hill and Acumen's Leon Kirk

Big tank takedown

Specialist waste management and industrial site services provider Acumen has been awarded the project to decommission the South Bank Wharf Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) Tank Farm at Teesworks. The project will create 20 new jobs.
Petrochemical storage tanks

Putting tanks to the test

Leaky tanks mean fugitive emissions, air pollution, increased risk of accident and - in the case of biogas operators - loss of product and revenue. On a mission to better inform and equip tank operators in relation to these risks is storage tanks expert Assentech. Envirotec asked the firm about important gaps to be plugged in the information commonly provided to tank specifiers, and in areas such as production testing, leak testing and tank calibration

Cement-free concrete beats corrosion, says research group

Researchers from RMIT University (in Melbourne, Australia) have developed an eco-friendly zero-cement concrete, which is said to all but eliminate corrosion. Concrete corrosion and fatbergs...

Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag

A group of researchers say they have shown how a by-product of steelmaking can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete,...
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Radar reaches a new level

Radar offers many performance advantages, although cost and complexity has restricted its use. All that could be changing now

Firm warns of increased microbial-influenced corrosion with IMO 2020-compliant fuels

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International...