Materials Handling Technologies Used at Hazardous Waste Sites - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815512998, 9780815518228

Materials Handling Technologies Used at Hazardous Waste Sites

1st Edition

Authors: Majid Dosani John Miller
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815512998
eBook ISBN: 9780815518228
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1992
Page Count: 224
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Compiles information on materials-handling equipment and techniques that have been implemented throughout the US and Europe. Summarizes the types of debris, material and contaminants found at Superfund and other hazardous waste sites and the equipment and general procedures used to perform site remediation, restoration and/or cleanup.


Hazardous waste site remediation and restoration firms and government agencies.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Conclusions
  3. Recommendations
  4. Site Characterization Contaminant Profile Debris/Materials Found at Hazardous Waste Sites Equipment Used at Hazardous Waste Sites Equipment Availability
  5. Materials Handling Equipment and Procedures Excavation and Removal Dredging Pumping Size and Volume Reduction Separation and Dewatering Conveying Systems Storage Containers, Bulking Tanks, and Containment Compaction Miscellaneous Equipment and Procedures Drum Handling and Removal Asbestos Remediation Emission Control Low-Level Radioactive Waste Equipment Decontamination
  6. Foreign Contacts
  7. Case Studies References Bibliography Appendix A: Frequency of Occurrence of Contaminants at 1035 Superfund Sites Appendix B: Debris/Materials Categorization Appendix C: Debris/Materials Characterization for 100 Hazardous Waste Sites Appendix D: Equipment Used at 100 Hazardous Waste Sites Appendix E: Debris/Material Handling Overview for 67 Hazardous Waste Sites Appendix F: Equipment Costs for Hazardous Waste Work Appendix G: Equipment Descriptions Glossary Acronyms/Abbreviations


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About the Author

Majid Dosani

John Miller