Friday, May 20, 2022
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Unlocking the secrets in soil

A new web portal is opening up access to data about UK soil and its properties. Envirotec asked Russell Lawley of the British Geographical...
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EU project addresses soil contamination

DECONTAMINATING and recovering the soil from polluted areas is a long, complex and expensive process. The LIFE I+DARTS project, co-financed by the EU’s environmental...
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In situ substrate for groundwater

REMEDIATION technologies specialist Regenesis announced the commercial launch of a fundamentally new and innovative remediation technology in May, called PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix. As the...
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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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...
The Ness clean-up is believed to be the single largest remediation project in Scotland

Toxic coast clean-up concludes

ABERDEEN City Council has completed a four year long, £16million environmental project to clean-up and restore the former Ness landfill site in Aberdeen.
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...
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...
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Catalysed product overcomes persulfate peeves

For over a decade persulfate has been used to oxidise contamination in the field of environmental remediation. Here, Regenesis discusses the development of its...

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...

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...

Power play – 600 properties sold in record time

The economic benefits that can accrue from land remediation were emphatically underlined by the stampede to buy property at the Battersea Power Station regeneration...

£5m cash pot will see derelict land clean-up

AN area of derelict land in Ayrshire is to be transformed after winning more than £5m in funding from the Scottish Government. Regeneration projects will...
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Handling the risk

A specialist group has welcomed the UK Government’s stance on brownfield development but has voiced concerns over the risk of increased legal challenges to...
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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...
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Japan learns from Dounreay clean-up

THE experience of cleaning up and decommissioning a nuclear plant in Scotland is being shared with Japan. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority invited a team from...

Brownfield experts want audit scheme

A scheme that supports professionals involved in remediation of brownfield sites has proposed an audit process for projects that bring back into use land...