Day: 6 September 2006
Construction industry ‘doesn’t care about waste’
Rubble, discarded plasterboard, unused timber and other unwanted building materials make a massive contribution to the UK's total waste - and, according to recycling promoters London Remade, things are unlikely to change in a hurry as the industry that produces the waste simply isn't bothered.
ITT Flygt pumps up the durability
The new force in de-watering pumps is expected to exceed current market standards in terms of durability. ITT Flygt's new hydraulic design, the 2600 Series, is launched this month and the company says it will provide longer periods of maintenance-free operation, even in the most demanding conditions.
Tank cleaning – the undercover operation
Millions of homes and businesses never see the infrastructure, including subterranean water storage tanks, which supply them with safe and clean water. Water engineering company Panton Mcleod has been tasked recently with cleaning these massive storage tanks as part of the Katrine Water Project.
Yorkshire Water gets good vibes from microgenerator
Perpetuum has developed the first effective vibration energy harvesting microgenerator that makes wireless, battery-free sensors a reality. Yorkshire Water, along with the US Navy and a major international oil company, has been trialling the PMG7 high-performance microgenerator. We take an in-depth look at the technology and how it has been benefiting the water utility.
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