Colin Green is the Managing Director and chief scientist of the QROS company and is a qualified chemist with over 20 years’ experience in contaminated land analysis, both in traditional fixed base laboratories and as the developer of many on site analytical techniques. He has managed several high tech companies involved in the development of rapid analysis equipment, and provides advice and consultancy regarding chemical analysis and chemistry relating to contaminated land projects.
Rapid, Reliable and Accurate Identification of hydrocarbons in waste soil
From April 2018, incorrectly classifying hazardous waste soil as non hazardous will lead to substantial fines and prosecution for all parties involved. Conventional laboratory methods for TPH are unreliable for differentiating between coal tar and bitumen, degraded diesel and heavy fuel oil, biodiesel and petroleum fuels. The latest on site methods provide accurate hydrocarbon identification and quantification allowing correct classification of the waste in real time, avoiding problems with HMRC.
EVEN MORE SEMINARS
Andrew Green - Ambient and Occupational Dust Characterisation and Assessment
Peter Sherfield - Effective Monitoring of Hazardous Substances During Land Remediation
Keith Nell - Root barriers – recent experience in Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan Ireland.
Michael Lunn - Can local authorities maintain public confidence in managing contaminated land sites?
Asmir Hajric - Challenges of Monitoring Waste Water Networks and latest communications Technologies (IoT)