2017 Spring Summer Issue

New emission control system debuts at Wisconsin Public Service

When Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) considered the challenge of how to capture multiple pollutants from its electric generating operation, it turned to a relative newcomer in emission control technology, a system called ReACT™ (Regenerative Activated Coke Technology). Though ReACT has been used for years in power plants in Japan, it had not been applied commercially in the United States until its debut at Weston Unit 3 in Wausau, WI. WPS installed the system at Weston 3 to control emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and mercury..

Features & Guest Columns

  • Market firmer than expected going into 2017
  • Lewis® Pumps Project Engineering Management—A partner to our customer’s
  • New advancements in spray technology for sulfur guns
  • Chemetics releases SWIFT-LOCK™ System for ISO-FLOW™ acid distributors
  • The importance of hydrogen safety
  • Optical systems provide exceptionally stable gas monitoring
  • Liquid nitrogen removes tube deposits when other methods fail
  • Scalable energy recovery systems for sulfuric acid plants
  • Why are life expectancies for acid coolers and storage tanks shrinking?
  • Boost sulfuric acid plant efficiency by improving tower performance
  • Sulfur pit protection
  • Managing the unmanageable: A brief framework for incident management
  • Filtration of hot sulfuric acid using in-line alloy strainers
  • 11th Chilean Roundtable of Sulfuric Acid Plants held in October

Also included in this issue …

  • Hindalco gets green nod for copper plant expansion
  • Dundee Precious Metals plans to expand sulfuric acid production
  • Potash Ridge secures long-term supply of sulfuric acid
  • Outotec to deliver two sulfuric acid plants to Iran
  • Egyptian megaproject brings power to Egypt
  • Energy and Environmental Foundation’s Gold Accolade for Jacobs’ Safety Culture
  • Mosaic K3 reaches major milestone