Monthly Archive: Februar 2017

Dairy Farm Fined £9k For Dirty Water Leak

Clandown Farm in Somerset has been fined £9,425 after the Environment Agency (EA) found slurry pollution on site, with dirty water escaping from a storage lagoon used to store milking parlour washings. Farm operator Brunt Partners decided, instead of repairing the lagoon, to install a drain to shift the leaking liquid to a soakaway nearby where the potential was there to cause pollution and contaminate groundwater. The EA’s Andrew Grant said: “Slurry and dirty water …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

BESA Calls For Buildings To Be Safe Havens From Pollution

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued a call, alongside health groups, industry and environmental campaigners, for a new Clean Air Act to be introduced that includes measures to support the role of buildings as safe havens from pollution. The group includes the likes of the British Lung Foundation, the Royal College of Physicians, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and environmental law firm ClientEarth – and they’re keen to see the UK increase the …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

Amazon Filters showcasing capabilities at IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filtration products, will be participating in the IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference from the 15th-16th of March based at the Aquatis Hotel, Lausanne, Switzerland. The IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference is aimed at ink development chemists looking to find out the latest products, technology and techniques, and exchange ideas with peers. The conference covers colourants, material dispersions, resins and polymers, photoinitiators, ink additives and other …

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This entry was posted on 14th Feb 2017

Activated Carbon Filters Used To help Clear Up Fukushima

Back in March 2011, an energy accident took place at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, started by the tsunami that came about following the Tohoku earthquake. Immediately after the quake happened, the active reactors in the plant shut down their fission reactions but the emergency generators were destroyed by the tsunami, so nuclear meltdowns, chemical explosions and the release of radioactive material occurred because of insufficient cooling on site. Now, researchers from …

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This entry was posted on 13th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters exhibiting at INTERPHEX in New York

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of  pharmaceutical filtration products, will be exhibiting at the single-source event for pharmaceutical and biotech professionals, INTERPHEX, in New York from the 21st-23rd March 2017. www.interphex.com For 38 years, INTERPHEX is the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”.   Based in New York, INTERPHEX brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 625+ suppliers together to “Learn It, …

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This entry was posted on 10th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters Provide Effective Diesel Filtration Offshore to Ensure FPSO Power Supply

Amazon was approached by a major Oil & Gas Operator, with whom Amazon had installed equipment – offshore Africa – seeking an alternate supplier for a ‘High Flow’ filter cartridge that was being procured from a Corporate filtration manufacturer. Due to the corporate product lead time being too long to meet operational requirements (which potentially could lead to a shut-down) and due to high operational costs (due to short operating lifetimes between changeouts), Amazon was …

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This entry was posted on 9th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters sponsor RS Feva Ladies World Champions

We proudly sponsor the Royal Torbay Yacht Club Juniors, and have recently donated some covers for which were fitted at Hayling Island sailing club where they have a weekend training session with the Class National Squad and UK Youth Sailing Squad. Julia Barnes (helm, aged 13) & Lauren Paton (crew, 15) are the 2016 RS Feva Ladies World Champions! They have only been sailing regularly since they got together just under 2 years ago. Based …

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This entry was posted on 6th Feb 2017

Filter Media Evaluation for the Removal of Brettanomyces Bruxellensis from Wine

 Filomena L. Duarte1, Luís Coimbra2, Margarida Baleiras-Couto1  1Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, INIAV – Dois Portos, Quinta da Almoínha, 2565-191 Dois Portos, Portugal 2Multifiltra – Filtração e Equipamentos Industriais, Lda., 2735-003 Cacém, Portugal The presence of Brettanomyces bruxellensis is of great concern for wine producers due to off-flavour production, particularly 4-ethylphenol and 4-ethyl guaiacol, as well as tetrahydropyridines, acetic acid, ethyl acetate and isovaleric acid. One of the available tools for eliminating contamination …

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This entry was posted on 1st Feb 2017