Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tank containers acquisition supports expansion into new markets

Logistics provider Suttons International has acquired overseas ISO tank containers, personnel, and customer contracts from VTG Tanktainer GmbH, a subsidiary of VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG)....

Why flexibility is so important in the logistics industry

Calum Arnison of Suttons Tankers writes about what it actually takes to ensure products get shipped on time Logistics services need to adapt skilffully to...

True grit recovery?

North-west industrial cleaning and waste management specialist Qualitech has launched a new tank cleaning service for the utilities sector following an investment in the latest screening and classification technology from wet processing industry expert CDE.

Removing ammonia from the Thames estuary

Technology from water recycling specialist WPL, a WCS group company, has been selected by DP World London Gateway to deliver enhanced ammonia removal to protect sensitive waters within the Thames Estuary.

Taking the pressure off

The humble storage tank remains a stubbornly profligate emissions source, even in this day and age, but this hasn't gone unnoticed. Operators are coming under pressure like never before to get leakage issues sorted.

An end to cast-iron guarantees

"Sometimes, I do despair," writes Paul Davies of mixer and pump manufacturer Landia.

Sponsored Content: Reusing wash water at equipment hire firm

MSE Systems has provided equipment hire firm Sunbelt Rentals with a fully automated wastewater treatment system following a successful rental and testing period in 2020. The firm was asked to provide a system that would dramatically reduce the amount of fresh water used by Sunbelt Rentals when cleaning the dirty Trakway panels ready for use by new customers. Trakway is a series of panels laid down to create access to fields and sites that are usually inaccessible to vehicles and pedestrians.
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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...
Vegamet Vegapuls measuring equipment

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.
The new Denso website

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.