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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

Pulp Manufacturers Saw Better Profitability in 2017

Pulp Manufacturers Saw Better Profitability in 2017

The global economy was good to the pulp industry in 2017, according to numbers released last month. Pulp manufacturers saw prices increase for wood fiber, moving to $89.08/odmt on the Global Softwood Fiber Price Index in the last quarter of 2017 – four percent higher… read more

Southern Field Maintenance Buys Environmental Elements

Southern Field Maintenance and Fabrication Buys Environmental Elements from Delta Ducon LLC   Southern Field is a wholly owned subsidiary of ProcessBarron   Arden, NC ‒ May 17, 2018 ‒ Southern Field is pleased to announce the asset purchase of the Environmental Elements (EEC) business… read more