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Chiampo CEPT upgrade to reduce hydrogen sulphide emissions

Italian water company Medio Chiampo has installed new technology to reduce the airborne emissions of hydrogen sulphide associated with tannery beamhouse processing at its Chiampo facility. It follows the construction of the new chemical-physical treatment plant at the communal wastewater treatment plant along with two new primary sedimentation compartments.

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New Zealand tannery fined over safety breach

A tannery has been fined for a health and safety breach that took place in April 2016 when a worker lost consciousness due to a leak of hydrogen sulphide in the tannery. The company has been accused by investigators of failing to provide adequate training and warnings.

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Italian tannery odour pioneer Aldo Cogolo passes away

Aldo Cogolo, a prominent figure of the Italian Association of Leather Chemists (AICC) has passed away. His work contributed a positive benefit to the tanning industry in avoiding sulphide odours from contaminating the atmosphere in tanneries worldwide.

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Sulphide-free hair save process

Spanish leather chemical maker Cromogenia Units has devised a novel sulphide-free hair save liming process known as the ECO system. The system uses a reducing agent and enzyme treatment under strict processing conditions to remove the hair.

 

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Cleaner beamhouse solutions from Carpetex at ACLE

Germany based beamhouse chemical specialist Carpetex have developed a number of eco-friendly solutions for all wet-end process steps from soaking to chrome, wet-white or vegetable tanning. They will exhibiting at the upcoming ACLE fair in Shanghai, September 3-5.

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