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Environmental Elements Acquisition Update: What We’re Doing

Environmental Elements Acquisition Update: What We’re Doing

Southern Field has developed a reputation for being a one-stop shop for plant and facility maintenance. Our goal is to provide facilities from a variety of industries with everything they need to keep their systems running. One major development toward that goal is the acquisition… read more

Could Drones Help the Pulp and Paper Industry?

Could Drones Help the Pulp and Paper Industry?

The pulp and paper industry has a problem: ever-fluctuating demand that can change daily. Companies have to adjust on the fly to this changing demand, which creates problems down the line with their inventories and supply chain logistics. And yet, it can be very expensive… read more

The EPA Is Seeking to Change the Definition of “Dangerous” Soot

The EPA Is Seeking to Change the Definition of “Dangerous” Soot

For decades, environmentalists have fought the energy industry over one particular thing: soot. They successfully lobbied to enact stringent regulations against fine ash particulate, which have been a part of broader regulations seeking to restrain ash emissions from coal plants. Now, the Trump administration’s Environmental… read more

We're Hiring: Industrial Air Pollution Control Field Service Engineer

We’re Hiring: Industrial Air Pollution Control Field Service Engineer

Southern Field is hiring! We’re an incredible company made up of amazing individuals, and we’re looking for an Industrial Air Pollution Control Field Service Engineer to join our team. Read about the open position below. Job Description Field Service Engineer (FSE) inspects, identifies and documents… read more

The Importance of Regular Plant Maintenance

The Importance of Regular Plant Maintenance

No matter if you run a power plant or a cement & lime plant, maintenance is of the utmost importance. Far too many plant operators skimp on maintenance, and it inevitably shows when they run into production problems, higher costs, and shutdowns which lead to… read more

Forest Resources Association: These Are Best Practices for Woodyards

Forest Resources Association: These Are Best Practices for Woodyards

Every mill and woodyard wants to improve, especially in regions featuring competitive markets. Efficiency and strong relationships with suppliers make for more successful businesses. To that end, the Forest Resources Association (FRA) has facilitated hundreds of workshops about wood fiber supply chain relationships and developed… read more

Tubular Air Heaters: Benefits and How to Maintain Them

Tubular Air Heaters: Benefits and How to Maintain Them

Tubular air heaters (or preheaters) are vital pieces of equipment when you’re trying to keep thermal efficiency as high as possible. Available in vertical or horizontal configurations, tubular air heaters increase thermal efficiency by recuperating heat from the exit flue gases. This heat is used… read more

The Latest Biomass News and Updates

Biomass has been in the news over the past six months as the Trump administration moves deeper into its second year and the EPA – along with state agencies and legislatures – attempts to come to a consensus about regulations and policy for the industry…. read more