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  • From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017

    What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and the environment? An international team of experts in horizon scanning, science communication and conservation recently asked that question as participants in the eighth annual Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues for ...


    By Ensia

  • Cogeneration experience with Clarke Energy: Carthage Grains CHP Plant, Tunisia

    Carthage Grains is the leader in the Maghreb in the trituration of the soya bean: production of oil and soybean meal. The process of Carthage Grains consumes electrical and thermal energy in the form of steam (30 to 35 tonnes per hour at 12 bar pressure). As the supplier of Nejma Oil (a Clarke Energy customer since 2012), the choice of Carthage Grains for GE’s Jenbacher gas engine ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Changing climate changes soils

    Varied predictions for soil organic matter as climate changes The hottest months. The snowiest winters. Catastrophic floods and droughts. Climate change impacts lives across the world in drastic and unpredictable ways. This unpredictability also extends to the more subtle – yet still important – effects of climate change. For example, it is ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • DACS ventilation system for poultry production - Case Study

    Emmanuel Destrijker from Plessisville, Quebec in Canada, is confident that he made the right choice when buying a DACS ventilation system for his second house for layers. It can be challenging to ventilate properly in a house with cages, but the DACS system has now been in operation for five years and it surely has passed the test. The choice was easy “After five years in ...


    By DACS A/S

  • 3 Great Ways to Use Your Farm Drone During the Off-Season

    You may have finished up your 2016 harvest, or perhaps getting a jump start on planning for the 2017 growing season, but think twice before putting away your farm drone for the winter. Just because you’re not actively working in the field does not mean your quad-copter shouldn’t play an active role in your off-season operations. Here are some great ways you can use your farm ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Co-operatives and fair-trade

    Introduction This paper is meant to provide a first insight into an apparently new range of activities of the co-operative movement: fair-trade activities. Some may claim that fair-trade or at least ethical trade is an essential characteristic of the co-operative movement from day one. Still, we could argue that fair-trade as a concept is very much associated with attaining development ...

  • Adopting Sustainable eProcurement Practices

    With the clear trend towards Local Authorities (LAs) adopting new eProcurement systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness, it was felt that small and mediumsized businesses (SMEs), particularly the smaller ones, might be disadvantaged if they did not start to respond positively to this move towards electronic trading. This is whythe EPROC project – with partners from Germany (MFG ...

  • American Dried Prunes Processing Industry

    In America, plum is not only a kind of snack, and it can also match all kinds of raw materials and be made all kinds of delicious food such as salad, cake and so on. Plum has many processed products such as dried prunes, prune juice, prune pudding and so on. But the most popular is dried prunes because of its advantages. Dried prunes are often eaten right from the package as a convenient, ...


    By Azeus Food Machinery

  • Best Renewable Energy Source is “Bio coal Briquettes”

    It’s time to move towards non-renewable to renewable sources to protect earth and environment from pollution and global warming. As we know there are many renewable Energy sources are available on the earth. For ex. Sun, wind, water, Biomass etc. all renewable energy sources produce energy which never affect to our climate.  Let’s we discuss about one of the Renewable Energy ...


    By JK Machine Tools

  • How To Choose the Best LED Grow Light

    There are many LED companies in the market; which one to choose is a big difficulty that all the growers are facing. Adding LEDs to your grow room can be a very wise decision and the results will be very rewarding if you get a high performance light and go with a company who can provide top notch service whenever needed. We researched countless number of LED grow light companies and provided our ...


    By topledgrowlight

  • 21st Anniversary of Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools - Briquetting Press Machine Seller

    Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools completes 21 years of business on 25th june 2015.In this Article we tried to explain our journey of briquetting machines selling through 21 years. We owe our customer for our success.We started our journey with a small machine super 65 brioquetting plant. demande of briquettes gave an idea of high production capacity based briquetting machines. so then we launched jumbo ...


    By JK Machine Tools

  • Faroe Island Solution: For Solar Powered Water Pumping - Case Study

    The Case was Brought forward by Mr. Bjarti Thompsen, from Faroe Island. They are facing problems of intermittent power and still have to rely on imported diesel to fulfil their power needs. As per the advice of Mr. Bjarti Thompsen we were requested to provide a proposal for dual power generating and water pumping solutions based on solar. This is the proposal we submitted to the Faroe Island ...


    By Bati Energy Private Limited

  • sustainable electronic procurement

    In close cooperation with the Institute for Sustainable Commodities (ISCOM) research has been doneon sustainable electronic procurement in the so-called City Triangle in eastern part of the Netherlands(WGR Regio Stedendriehoek). The City Triangle consists of the municipalities Apeldoorn, Brummen,Deventer, Epe, Lochem, Voorst and Zutphen. The research was based on policy documents ...

  • Choose The Right Plastic Shed Base Company

    Plastic shed bases are a rather new concept when constructing your garden shed, cabin or small office. You will also find many shed base companies all around the UK, but how do you know that it is the right company for you? How do you determine that the shed base company you are looking for will deliver on their promises? Follow these guidelines in determining the ...

  • Aquifer storage recovery efficiency for saline groundwater regions as influenced by buffer storage volume and storage time

    Abstract:                             Field experiments were carried out in a cavity type of Aquifer Storage Recovery well installed in an aquifer having highly saline native groundwater (EC = 28.4 dS m-1). Good quality canal water (EC = 0.46 dS m-1) ...

  • The Microeconomics of African Growth, 1950-2000

    Introduction This paper reviews African growth from the microeconomic perspective, focusing on the incentives and constraints facing key agents in the economy. To reduce the scale of the task we consider only the two most important types of agent: rural households and manufacturing firms. For most African economies rural households and manufacturing firms are the two agents whose behavior ...

  • Sustainable coffee in the mainstream the case of the SUSCOF consortium in Costa Rica

    Small and medium-sized organisations in the Costa Rican coffee sector are faced with a growing demand from overseas clients to deliver high-quality and safely produced goods and services on time, in the correct quantities and at competitive standards. Moreover, this sector is starting to encounter a wide range of international standards, which are increasingly required for access to international ...

  • Pneumatic conveying line into reaction vessel

    Description: Pneumatic dense phase conveying system over a distance of 200 metres Customer: Rhdne Poulenc Gericke technology: Dense phase PHF conveying system injecting product into a reaction vessel. The reaction vessel is under pressure and the conveying vessel is mounted onto load cells with fully automatic sequencing controls. Application: Manufacture of special rubber; PVC stabilisers ...


    By Gericke

  • Unloading, feeding, conveying, storage, security sieving and drum filling of lactose

    Subject: Expansion of the existing facility in Nörten-Hardenberg to enable the production of Direct Compression Lactose (DCL).   Client: DMV International in Nörten-Hardenberg (Germany)   Gericke Technology: A Gericke Pulse Flow transport vessel type PTA 80 is used to convey the raw material from big-bags to a feeding hopper.    The Gericke Vibrating Bin ...


    By Gericke

  • Size reduction of filter cakes with the Gericke Nibbler

    Application: Separating solids from a suspension by filtering, centrifuging or drying. Then shredding of the filter cake. Process: The suspension is pumped into the press. The solid particles are deposited on the filter medium and form filter cakes on the filter plates. To press as much liquid as possible out of the filter cake, the plates are compressed at high pressure by a hydraulic press. ...


    By Gericke

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