Books put contaminated soil know-how on a more solid footing

A new pair of academic books is said to provide an invaluable reference source for anyone interested in stabilisation and solidification for the remediation...

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...
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...

Oxidation technology gets closer to in-situ deployment for remediation of creosote in soil

Firm says groundwater poisoning BTEX’s degraded in less than a month, lighter PAHs in under half a year and heavier PAHs and remaining aliphatic...
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...

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...

Contaminated land consultants urged to use new British Standard when soil sampling

Concerns raised over reliability of old-style VOC testing Industry specialists working on contaminated land are being urged to use the new British Standard BS 10176...

Accelerating remediation of soil

Dunton Environmental shares details of a project to accelerate the remediation of contaminated soils.

Mercurial matter: Puzzling out PFAS removal in landfill

Envirotec struggles to find solid takeaways in the literature about PFAS contamination in landfills, and what might be done about it. As regulations tighten,...

Reasons for choosing in-situ remediation instead of ex-situ and mass-transfer

Miiro Jääskeläinen of Eko Harden Technologies looks at the tradeoffs between three common site clean-up methods for soil and groundwater
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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...

Surf’s up: Spectacular regeneration in Snowdonia

The new £15 million water-themed adventure centre which opened at Dolgarrog in North Wales earlier this year – featuring the world’s first ever purpose-built...
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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...

An update on asbestos in soils

Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services offers an update on the issue of asbestos in soils ASBESTOS in soils continues to be a troublesome...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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Oxidation method chosen for Nigerian oil clean-up

Eko Harden Technologies announced in June that its patented Ekogrid electrokinetic oxidation solution has been chosen for the world’s largest oil contamination recovery project in Nigeria’s Ogoniland region .

Excavating in potentially asbestos-contaminated ground – FAQs from contractors

There is significant uncertainty among many contractors and clients over the legal obligations and practical measures required around projects that entail the disturbance of...