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Chemically-resistant coating used in UK biogas storage vessel

A large biogas plant in England has employed one of Ceramic Polymer’s highly resistant coatings on four specific paddle mixers. The shafts and pillar...
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Meary Veg upgrade

KIRK Environmental, part of Kirk Group, has successfully upgraded the existing Meary Veg wastewater treatment works located in Santon, Isle of Man, for United...
KIRK Environmental designed, supplied and installed – then relocated and dismantled – 14 glass-fused-so-steel tanks to MVB-JV as part of the £600m Lee Tunnel project.

Start to finish – Relocated slurry tanks

KIRK Environmental designed, supplied and installed – then relocated and dismantled – 14 glass-fused-so-steel tanks to MVB-JV as part of the £600m Lee Tunnel...
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Wrapped up in two coats – Waterproofing in Beverley

A waterproofing membrane has been applied to protect a new large capacity storage tank as part of a flood protection scheme in East Yorkshire. The...
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Firm fined after man dies in tank

A 45-year-old man died because his employer gave no thought to his safety as he worked above a 15-metre deep tank. Liverpool Crown Court heard...
WITH current UK market conditions favouring anaerobic digestion plants for sustainable power, a West Yorkshire company has responded by bringing to the UK what it claims is the “most advanced and efficient German design of tank system”.

‘Light years ahead’ – BCI brings German design to UK

WITH current UK market conditions favouring anaerobic digestion plants for sustainable power, a West Yorkshire company has responded by bringing to the UK what...

A tank within a tank by CPV

THE latest challenge for tank designers at CPV, the preferred supplier of chemical storage tanks to JohnsonDiversey, saw the design, delivery and commissioning of...

Partnership targets bio

A storage company and a membrane fabricator have joined forces for a major push into the biogas sector. Kirk Group, which specialises in liquid and...
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Caught in the vortex

BALMORAL Tanks this year introduced a new vortex inhibitor (VI) said to have significant technical improvements over current market options. The component complements the company’s...
The end of the road

The end of the road

IT eventually happens to every tank – it needs to go. But it has to be done safely and when a demolition company won...

Forbes spends again to keep pace with demand

TWO years after building a new manufacturing facility in the Borders, tanks firm Forbes Technologies is investing again. The company’s main manufacturing plant is at...

Working with flammable liquids

When considering the storage of flammable liquids there are strict adherences concerning separation distances. This is the distance the flammable liquids must be stored...
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Tank maker wins fast growth award

Camplas Technology Ltd have been awarded the prize for the fastest growing manufacturing company in Wales for trebling their production of Camplas SUPERTANKS...
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Complete satisfaction from CPV’s largest tank

Any round-up of developments in bulk storage should include telemetry and automated process technology. As the complexity of these systems increases, the ability to...

Research confirms ‘total kill’ abilities

INDEPENDENT scientific testing of a diesel biocide has confirmed its effectiveness in ensuring a ‘total kill’ of contaminant micro-organisms that may be present in...
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Tanks for the memory

Camplas Technology is playing the numbers game this year as it celebrates 45 years of tank production at its Bridgend factory. The landmark is underlined...
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Silos hit the heights in Fife

KIRK Environmental reports that construction is “well underway” on its part of a £200m biomass plant in Scotland. Work on the three woodchip storage silos...
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Resilience is critical

TankCare UK has launched a fuel quality conditioning pack as an approved upgrade for tanks used to store gas oil and diesel. The pack works...
Forbes

A Total solution for safety bund

THIRTY years after launching its Minibulk range of storage and process tanks in polypropylene and HDPE, Forbes has developed a new product with an...