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The Benefits of Oil Skimming in the Mining Industry

Posted by Jim Hebert on Feb 25, 2015 05:23:00 PM

Mining Equipment Wash A steady flow of technological innovations in electronics, construction, healthcare and other fields is driving the resurgence of copper mining throughout the world. In Peru alone, copper production jumped nine percent in the first three months of 2014.* Industry observers predict that the demand for copper will continue to grow at a fast clip for at least the next five years.

Along with the boom comes an increased need for effective water...

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Topics: equipment washdown mining model 6v wastewater

The 5 Benefits of Continous Oil Removal in Canmaking

Posted by Ken Gray on Feb 11, 2015 09:11:00 AM

beverage-canning The global demand for beverage cans will increase between two and three percent in 2015, according to a recent forecast by Alcoa, one of the world’s leading suppliers of aluminum canstock.

With the number of cans rolling off production lines fast approaching one-half trillion a year, canmakers are constantly challenged to optimize their plant operations. Each step of can manufacturing – from drawing and ironing to curing and finishing – offers opportunity for improvement. But let’s...

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Topics: beverage canmaking canning coolants tramp oil

Frac Water Management: Shale Water Expo 2014

Posted by Ken Gray on Oct 27, 2014 04:23:00 PM


Shale-Water-Expo-Booth We just got back from the recent Shale Water Expo in Houston. This was the first conference and exhibition in the United States to focus on the natural gas drilling industry’s biggest issue:  water.

Water management is on everybody’s mind these days. Water, the high-cost, high-volume component in hydraulic fracturing, is more than just an operating expense. It has become an item of public concern that’s in the news every day. Not surprisingly, one conference panel featured a...

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Topics: disposal well fracking frac water hydraulic fracturing wastewater

Manage Stormwater Runoff with Skimming Technology

Posted by Guy Flynn on Sep 23, 2014 11:39:00 AM

stormwater runoff When the sky cries, that’s a natural phenomenon. But when Nature’s pure water mixes with various types of oil and hydraulic fluids or other contaminants, the result is a man-made problem.

Commonly called stormwater runoff, rainwater will flow wherever it wants once it hits Earth. And this characteristic is what makes water troublesome wherever it encounters oil  – in heavy equipment yards, scrap yards, truck and train terminals, oil and gas operations, shipping docks and the like. Water from various types...

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Topics: model 1H model 5H model 6v runoff stormwater

In the Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Disposal Business? Oil Skimming is for You.

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jul 08, 2014 02:52:00 PM

oil-skimming-frac-wastewater Recently, an increasing number of companies in the oil and gas industry’s hydraulic fracturing wastewater disposal business have found employing efficient, low-maintenance oil skimming technology can bring sustained improvements to their bottom lines. We’re talking added monthly profits of $3,000 to $18,000. Sound appealing?

Wastewater disposal companies in Texas, West Virginia and Ohio, who have purchased oil skimmers to recover and sell oil that is present in the hydraulic fracturing wastewater being delivered to their facilities, have capitalized on this...

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Topics: fracking hydraulic fracturing oil and gas oil skimmer wastewater

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