Using patented macroencapsulation technologies allows generators to continue to beneficially reuse CCRs in structural berms, fills and hydrostatic barriers. safeBERM® solutions have an internal geomembrane envelope that completely encapsulates the fill material. These methods can be utilized in every facet of the strategic CCR management solution—closing ash ponds in place, converting to dry storage, strengthening existing sloped structures, providing proactive liquid management or relocating CCRs for beneficial use.
safeBERM® technologies use a unique drainage system, with lined hydrostatic barriers around the boundaries of CCR storage and storage units.
EnCAP-IT’s safeBERM® Hydrostatic Barrier approach is a viable alternative solution where CCR’s can be safely utilized to create hydrostatic barriers around the footprint perimeter. This method is half the cost and twice the efficiency compared to traditional methods. (i.e., Slurry Wall, Slurry Trench, or Slurry Cutoff Wall …)
[This is the fifth of a five-part series developed by EnCAP-IT®.]
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New Branding Leverages Patented Macroencapsulation Solutions
Richmond, Va., (May 8, 2015) – Advanced Wall Technologies, LLC, announced today that it is changing its corporate name to EnCAP-IT. The new name signifies the company’s commitment to driving innovation in macroencapsulation. This technology is used by industries that seek environmentally friendly ways to transition coal combustion residuals and other byproducts of production to beneficial reuse.
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John P. Swenson (EnCAP-IT) presents poster & technical paper “Macroencapsulation: An Economic and Environmental Framework for Using Coal Combustion Residuals as Beneficial Reuse“ at the 2015 World of Coal Ash (WOCA) in Nashville, Tennessee, May 4 – May 7, 2015.
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Richmond, Va., (March 6, 2015) – Advanced Wall Technologies has released a white paper entitled, “Macroencapsulation: An Economic and Environmental Framework for Using CCRs as Beneficial Reuse,” which explains how coal combustion residuals may be used in embankments, berms, engineered structural fills and other construction applications while preventing harmful water infiltration and the leaching of metals into the environment. It’s a technology particularly useful in the waste and power industries to minimize the environmental impact of doing business.
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Advanced Wall Technologies, LLC is pleased to announce that yesterday, the sixth of eleven anticipated patents was issued (Patent 8,961,073 (Feb 24, 2015) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the core technology behind its state-of-the-art encapsulated Solutions.
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