Operations at Trane Remanufacturing Facility Include Large Emphasis on Sustainability
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Countless air conditioning compressors and motors get a new life at the Trane Remanufacturing Facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, every year. Employees at this facility specialize in disassembling, cleaning, inspecting and rebuilding old equipment to extend its working lifespan.
Five major companies join Ceres’ Connect the Drops Campaign with collective commitments to save one billion gallons of water by 2020
March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres’ Connect the Drops campaign in California and its climate-resilient water bonds initiative were both recognized at a White House ceremony today commemorating World Water Day.
Featured Research: Powering the Wastewater Renaissance
Hidden away or underground, wastewater infrastructure is an essential component to growing, sustainable communities. Around the world, this infrastructure enables cities to develop, economies to grow and communities to thrive. It is also a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions, primarily due to inherent inefficiencies. (Source: EPA)
September 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan El Paso copper refinery and copper rod plant is located in El Paso, Texas. For the second year in a row, the El Paso operations received a Certificate of Excellence from El Paso Water Utilities for its handling of wastewater. This is the sixth time the operations have received the award since the award program began in 2002.
Spike in seismic activity is linked with oil and gas wastewater disposal.
Customers who stop by Mike Kahn’s insurance agency in Oklahoma City are increasingly looking to buy a policy that was unheard of a decade ago: earthquake insurance.
Kahn, who opened the Lynnae Insurance Group in 2002, said he sold earthquake coverage to two homeowners during the first decade he was in business. During the past six months, he sold more than 125 policies.
Tremors induced by wastewater disposal are larger and harder to predict than previously thought.
Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed, particularly in areas of the U.S. Southwest and Midwest where earthquake faults have not been mapped extensively, seismology researchers said at a conference Thursday.
Teams at Ingersoll Rand's Monterrey, Mexico facility addressed water scarcity issues and made changes that enabled reuse of wastewater from manufacturing processes, and saved tens of thousands of dollars.