Over the past years tank inspectors observed an increase of corrosion in uncoated underground diesel storage tanks. This is alarming, because corrosion could possibly weaken the tanks, which could cause fuel to leak into the soil and induce environmental damage
In recent decades, approximately 80 offshore wind farms, accounting for 2850 wind turbines have been built as part of the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Installing offshore wind turbines is a challenge in itself.
TAQA is an international operating energy- and water company located in Abu Dhabi. TAQA is Arabic for energy. The company engages in generating energy, oil and gas production, water desalination, pipelines and gas storage. Safe and good functioning of pipelines is evidently very important to the company.
For decades the meat industry has been working with the same process of meat fermentation to preserve products like salami, saveloy and filet americain. Fermentation is one of the oldest methods to preserve food by using bacteria, fungi and yeasts. This preservation process is not always optimal, which in addition to a less tasty product can also lead to microbial risks.
Overflow dredging sludge is sludge that is removed from ditches and canals in the vicinity of a sewage overflow. Often, this sludge is polluted because in case of heavy rainfall the sewage water and sludge will flow into the overflow simultaneously.
At the request of a client, we have conducted an investigation of a fire extinguishing system, which was installed in a waste processing plant. After several years, leakage occurred in the system regularly. The nature of the damage suggests that it could be caused by microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC).