Friday, May 20, 2022

Poplars and pyrolysis project aims to extract contaminants from soil then prepare them for...

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is partnering with a BC company to turn soil contaminants into household products. As part of the partnership, UBC...
Mobile unit offers faster oxidation

Mobile unit offers faster oxidation

REMEDIATION expert HBR has developed a mobile rig for in-situ chemical injection work. The unit has been used on a major remediation project in...

New polymer may allow low cost mercury removal from soil and water

AUSTRALIAN scientists have developed a new material made from inexpensive industrial by-products to remove mercury from soil and water. Mercury can leach into the environment...
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Binding heavy metals: exploring the options

A recent trial carried out at a landfill site in the South West of England addressed the problem of how to remove a number...
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New land contamination guidance

The EA has published its updated Land Contamination guidance: Risk Management (LCRM) document, which overrides the existing CLR11 publication .
Merger bolsters rapid response in North of England

Merger bolsters rapid response in North of England

NORTHERN remediation and rapid response provider AMW Environmental Solutions has been brought into the Adler and Allan Group. The merger brings a wealth of specialist...
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The problem with arsenic in Cornwall

The geology of Cornwall is unique, with today's landscape a relic of both geological and human processes.

An iron fist in a velvet glove: taking on the two major obstacles to...

Peter Hayes, Business Development Executive from waste management specialist CDEnviro, looks at the issues and emerging solutions with remediating land and making it fit...

Water treatment contract marks mines remediation preeminence, says firm

Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a US$48.4million design-build contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to upgrade the water treatment plant...

Derelict site gets £25m to go green

NOTTINGHAM Enterprise Zone is to receive a £25m worth of support to kick-start the redevelopment of the derelict parts of the Beeston site. The...

On-site thermal remediation technology promises quick and simple treatment of modest volumes of contaminated...

US Thermal remediation specialists TerraTherm and "ESMI Companies" have introduced what is said to be an innovative remediation technology, capable of treating material with...

Using a mineral ‘sponge’ to catch uranium

Remediation technology said to reduce uranium levels ten-thousandfold at legacy site in Colorado A "sponge-like" mineral that can "soak up" uranium is being tested...

Dealing with contaminated land: Compliance

Hazardous Waste Management director Chris Lynch offers a few thoughts on the classification of hazardous waste, a precursor to making a decision about remediation. With...

VOC detector assists oil spill remediation firm

AN increase in demand for its oil spill consultancy and remediation services has prompted SpillAssist Limited to recently order a second handheld Tiger volatile...

Using algae to clean up mine water

A ground-breaking project aims to use live algae to offset the costs of mine water remediation by turning the treated water into biofuel. The...

New kit joins rental fleet

AN equipment specialist is continuing to invest in its rental fleet to meet demand from geotechnical and environmental customers. Skelair International, which specialises in ground...

CIRIA appoints research lead for new guidance on sustainable management of surplus soils

CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association has commissioned a new research project that aims to produce concise, up to date, interactive guidance...
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Strength in depth – Vibro Menard

A ground improvement specialist has completed work at the site of the new Manchester Waste Private Finance Initiative building in Bolton. The £250,000 contract...

New solution for hardening soft ground launched by ALLU at Shanghai summit

The 7th China International Piling and Deep Foundations Summit was held 24-26 April in Shanghai. Processing technology firm ALLU unveiled a new addition to...

Two major asbestos-in-soils courses announced

Comprehensive courses will lay foundations for house builders charged with brownfield development, says training provider As the drive to build more new homes in...