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The Political Implications of America's Oil & Gas Boom, Part 1

January 18, 2013 10:49 am | Articles | Comments

The more difficult is to produce alternatives and the higher the growth of the overall world economy, the more worthwhile it is to extract the next barrel of oil.

Skimming Across the Landfill Landscape

January 18, 2013 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Abanaki introduces its PetroXtractor active membrane skimmer, PetroXtractor passive membrane skimmer and Leach-Aid landfill pump for use in remediation and leachate applications.

Controlling Scale in Industrial Water Systems

January 18, 2013 5:12 am | by Scalewatcher | Articles | Comments

The environmentally friendly Scalewatcher provides a permanent solution to hard water problems without the need for chemicals, salt or maintenance.


Extracting Nutrients from Sewage

January 16, 2013 7:18 am | by VOA | Videos | Comments

Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Washington is the largest facility of its kind in the world and is among the leaders in sewage treatment.  

California Law Boosts Sustainable Materials Industry

January 15, 2013 12:24 pm | Articles | Comments

Simbol Materials has pioneered a transformative new technology that leverages a geothermal power plant to extract materials from geothermal brines.

Not the Brightest Bulb on the Legislative String

January 15, 2013 12:06 pm | by KARL STEPHAN, Consulting Engineer, Texas State University | Blogs | Comments

Tungsten-filament argon-filled bulbs don’t make the cut, so if you like them, you’d better scarf them up because you won’t be able to find any more, except maybe in Texas.

Separating Solids from Liquids

January 15, 2013 11:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kason has unveiled its Vibroscreen® dewatering-clarifying screener with an anti-blinding spray-wash system for separating solid materials from liquids.

Aeration with a Rotating Water Cannon

January 15, 2013 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Airmaster Aerator has designed its Turbo X-Treme Magnum aerator with a rotating water cannon that sprays water constantly from above.


Ultraviolet Disinfection for Wastewater

January 14, 2013 10:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Xylem has engineered its WEDECO TAK 55 Smart ultraviolet light disinfection system to treat wastewater with a full menu of options to meet all kinds of effluent qualities.

Renewable Biogas: Next RFS Darling or Marginal Fuel?

January 11, 2013 9:25 am | by MACKINNON LAWRENCE, Senior Research Analyst, Pike Research | Articles | Comments

Biogas is on the comeback –- just as Toto launches a poop-powered motorbike and draws new attention to the question of what to do with all that sludge.

Fluid Extractor for Processing Natural Products

January 8, 2013 9:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Supercritical Fluid Technologies introduces the SFT-NPX-10 as a pilot-scale supercritical extractor for the processing of natural products.

River Booming for Oil Recovery

January 7, 2013 12:05 pm | Videos | Comments

BoomVane™, fueled only by the water’s current, can tow a boom from the shore without boats or anchors, making oil spill recovery faster and less expensive.

Biosolids Recycling

January 4, 2013 9:31 am | Videos | Comments

Once wastewater arrives at a plant, it goes through extensive physical, chemical and biological processes that clean the wastewater and remove solids.  


Wishing the Energy Independence Act a Happy Anniversary

January 4, 2013 9:10 am | Blogs | Comments

In U.S. factory settings, motor-driven systems account for over 60 percent -- nearly two thirds -- of the total energy consumed.

Top 10 Bio-Based Predictions for 2013

January 3, 2013 10:25 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

How big and how different will bio-based become in 2013? We peer down into the Petri dish to see what we think 2013 will bring.

Audit ‘Utopia’

January 2, 2013 5:39 am | Blogs | Comments

While the perfect audit may never exist, there are certainly some positive trends in auditing for both the pest management industry and the food industry.

A TubeTastic!™ Oil Skimmer

December 21, 2012 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Abanaki Corp. introduces its TubeTastic!™ HC to work in places where other skimmers can't go, particularly on coolant sumps with little or no overhead access.

15 Burning Questions ( Answers) for Biofuels in 2013, Part 2

December 14, 2012 12:29 pm | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

The shift from bio-based fuels to chemicals and other higher-value products has the benefit of removing some infrastructure concerns in deploying volumes at scale.

15 Burning Questions ( Answers) for Biofuels in 2013, Part 1

December 14, 2012 12:01 pm | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Blogs | Comments

Policy, finance, technology, feedstocks, markets, prices, opposition ... Here’s what’s on your mind as the critical 2013 deployment year for biofuels looms.

BioFusion Fights Pathogens with Bio-Friends

December 13, 2012 9:29 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Articles | Comments

The new generation of bio-based cleaners offer a deeper clean that roots out the residual pathogens that regenerate after traditional cleaning.

Protect Personnel from Chemical Vapors

December 13, 2012 6:54 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

Air Science has designed its Vent-Box ductless filtration system to protect personnel from chemical vapors found inside of standalone chemical safety cabinets.

Active Energy Efficiency Boosts the Bottom Line, Part 2

December 12, 2012 9:03 am | by IAN WILSON, Global Program Manager, Energy & Buildings Business, Schneider Electric | Articles | Comments

Audits regularly include basic problems, such as heating and cooling overlapping, humidity controls set lower than product tolerances require and no setback for non-production times.

Active Energy Efficiency Boosts the Bottom Line, Part 1

December 11, 2012 11:05 am | by IAN WILSON, Global Program Manager, Energy & Buildings Business, Schneider Electric | Articles | Comments

Automated control and regulation of active energy-efficiency systems is the only way to move beyond basic energy-reduction measures to capture the full potential of your plant.

Bio-Based Multi-Metal Protection

December 11, 2012 9:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cortec presents its VpCI®-148 paper as environmentally friendly, grease resistant, corrosion inhibiting and comprised of bio-based materials.

Energy-Saving Variable-Speed Drive Technology

December 11, 2012 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sullair's V250S single-stage rotary screw air compressor combines the simplicity of its single-stage rotary screw air end with a variable-speed drive.

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