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Maine DEP Puts Temporary Stop to the Land Application of any Biosolids or Biosolids Composts

Maine Department of Environmental Protection announced in March that they are imposing a temporary ban on the land application of any biosolids or ...

Still Meeting the MACT EPA Standards with an 18-year-old MHF and Scrubber

Another plant was able to meet the current MACT EPA standards with an 18-year-old Multi-Hearth Furnace and Scrubber.


The "MHF Burner" Renamed

Fives North American renamed their “Low Emissions Multihearth Furnace ‘MHF’ Burner” to “Low Emissions Quick Clean Burner”. Although “...


A Look at Ryegrass Growth Influenced by Sludge Incineration

Click below to read a study published in the Elsevier.  Phosphorus is a non-renewable resource and the demand for it continues to rise. Phospohoru...


Increased Inquiries from Minerals and Mining Industry

In March of 2017, President Trump ordered the EPA to review the “Clean Power Plan”. This order removed some of regulations that placed costly b...


Leveraging your Existing Capital Assets: MHF Rehab versus New Sludge Dryer

With EPA standards always changing, Waste Water Treatment Plants are continually searching for the best means and newest technology for sludge appl...


Changing Face of Transportation

Internal and external events have dramatically affected the nature of transportation in the US.  In 2018, these events have contributed to an incr...


Phosphorus in Sludge – The German Approach

Environmental regulations in Europe are often forerunners of US regulations, after some lag time and adjustment to US conditions. So, it may be of ...

It's Boiler Repair Season!

One of IFCO's oldest and longest divisions is repairing boilers. Keep us in mind for preventative maintenance for your boilers!


Meeting the MACT FBI mercury limits

EnviroCare’s new MercuryPak Scrubbers target projects that need higher removal efficiencies of mercury. IFCO has installed these scrubbers on sev...


A "Reasonable" Law?

ISCO continues to watch the Scaffold Law. This article brings up good points about whether the law is “reasonable” and whether it actually make...

Safety Training for OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction

IFCO’s NY office spent the holiday week conducting Safety Training.  Our goal was to train our crew on being in compliance with the OSHA Confine...

Industrial Scaffold Company, a division of Industrial Furnace Company, continues to watch the NYS

The New York State Scaffold Law places "absolute liability" for scaffold injuries on contractors and property owners. In other words, the injured w...

Harbison-Walker’s “Emergency Pumpable Material”

IFCO and its industry partners are always looking for the latest and best technology available. One recent example is Harbison-Walker’s  “Emer...

"White Paper" by Bill Mansfield Sr., PE

As a leader in our industry, we are always staying on top of current industry trends and issues.