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  • Jacopa Water
    Jacopa

    Bosker does the Business at Walton-on-Thames WWT

    Water industry solutions experts Jacopa have provided a robust and highly-effective Bosker trash rake system to protect the vital pumps abstracting water from the river Thames for Thames Water's Walton-on-Thames water treatment works.

  • Super Soco Air Quality
    Super Soco

    Affordable electric motorbike launches in UK to revitalise urban mobility

    A new zero-emission, crowd funded electric motorbike has officially launched in the UK and aims to reinvent British urban mobility.

  • HWM Water
    HWM

    Water pressure management project saves Severn Trent 5 Ml/d

    Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has helped Severn Trent (ST) make significant water savings through a pressure management programme. Since April 2015, ST has installed 200 of HWM's Pegasus+ pressure controllers, saving 5 Ml/d in the process.

  • SEAL Analytical Laboratory, Monitoring & Analytical
    SEAL Analytical

    Ocean-going lab ... the real test of a nutrient analyser

    The UK's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) undertakes integrated ocean research and technology development from the coast to the deep ocean. As such, the NOC has a heavy requirement for seawater analysis. However, in addition to analytical work at the NOC's facilities in Southampton and Liverpool, the organisation's researchers also need to be able to analyse samples on board a variety of research vessels.

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Business

Chemical giants AkzoNobel claim to have opened the world's most advanced and sustainable paint factory near England's north east coast at Ashington, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.

A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.

Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.

Mark Stacey, MD of Crown International, outlines his company's involvement in a cost-effective carbon capture and exchange technology partnership.

Ageing ductwork has promped construction material maker Hanson to start a seven year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe to improve production efficiency and emissions.

The owner of an outdoor adventure specialist and author of pub walk guidebooks, Mark Reid, is making his mark on the Yorkshire Dales landscape by helping to create new native woodlands linked to his corporate customers.  

The sustainable palm kernel oil market is experiencing a period of volatility due to uncertainty caused by two large producers of palm oil losing their Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.

Depicting the timber taken from old growth tropical forest as a renewable natural resource is false in many cases claim researchers from the University of East Anglia, who show that some prime tropical hardwoods do not grow back to commercial levels and are at risk from disappearing altogether.

The trade body for the wood-burning stove industry, the Stove Industry Alliance, has committed its manufacturer members to start meeting stringent new green laws six years ahead of schedule for an industry sector that is basking in the heat of green glory.

Wood should be used primarily as a building material because it stores carbon finds a team of German-based researchers, coordinated by Technische Universitaet Muenchen.

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