Category: Environment

5 uses for drones including Ocean clean-up efforts

March 20th, 2024 by

While still considered an emerging technology in some applications, embracing drones contributes significantly to the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of recycling operations. Read on to find out five ways that drones are gaining traction as a key piece of technology in recycling and waste management applications.

Cleanup in EarthShare New Jersey: An Innovative Solution for Waterway Restoration

February 21st, 2024 by

Water pollution is a pressing global issue that threatens ecosystems and human health. As pollution levels continue to rise, innovative technologies are being developed to combat this problem. One such technology is the RanMarine WasteShark, an aquatic drone designed to remove floating debris from waterways. 

Waterways Conservation

November 8th, 2023 by

From solutions, to global presence and impact reports.From partnerships to economic growth that benefits the environment. Great piece by Jane Hyde of about the challenges and RanMarine ecosystem in helping Waterways conservation

Marine robots collect rubbish from the ocean

July 12th, 2022 by

Article by Smiley News We’re well aware of the amount of rubbish that is collected and ends up in the ocean every year, wreaking havoc on wildlife. And that’s why Dutch invention – RanMarine’s WasteSharks – is such an innovative idea. The company has 157cm wide aquatic robots that capture rubbish in the sea and bring it […]

Sailing drones to clean plastic in the Lauwersoog port

May 9th, 2022 by

From now on, five sailing drones will be used to fish plastic waste from the port of Lauwersoog. Initiators GPBO and Ran Marine have received a subsidy of almost one million for the Wadden Fund project. Drones have to clean up plastic in Lauwerseach harbor: The plastic waste that is collected is given a new destination. […]

Innovator’s ‘shark’ brings answers to polluted Cape Town waterways

April 8th, 2022 by

An innovator, realising the inefficiency of cleaning Cape Town’s waterways using boats and nets, invented a zero-emissions product to combat pollution. A look at the state of South African waterways and the inefficient ways in which the bodies were being cleaned led innovator Richard Hardiman to create a sustainable and effective way of removing litter […]

RanMarine’s Interview with Las Vegas Morning Blend on ABC

January 14th, 2022 by

RanMarine‘s latest project, the Waste Shark, is working to clean up waterways.  Founder and CEO Richard Hardiman talks to Las Vegas Morning Blend about their first time at CES. See interview on  link Interview: “Every year eight million tons of toxic plastic leak into our oceans, while Ranmarine Technology, a dutch start-up, has come up […]

Meet Mr Trash Wheel – and the other new devices that eat river plastic

January 11th, 2022 by

Mr Trash Wheel scooping up debris in Baltimore harbour. More than 17 tonnes have been collected in a day. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images From ‘bubble barriers’ to floating drones, a host of new projects aim to stop plastic pollution before it ever reaches the ocean The Great Bubble Barrier is just that – a wall of bubbles. […]

WasteShark, the plastic gobbling water robot, to debut at CES 2022

January 6th, 2022 by

by RanMarine Technology 6 Jan 09:18 UTC RanMarine founder and CEO Richard Hardiman © RanMarine Technology Plastic Marine litter is one of the biggest threats to ocean life and humans. Now that there is more plastic in the water than fish, new solutions are desperately needed to radically reduce the harmful effects of microplastics. That’s […]

CES 2022: Five Tech Trends to Watch in an Unusual Year

January 3rd, 2022 by

Omicron might prevent some big exhibitors from attending, but over 2,000 companies are expected in Las Vegas to unveil innovations. CES, which took place entirely online in 2021, kicks off Monday with in-person press events in Las Vegas. Nothing about this year’s CES will be normal. That includes some of the biggest trends expected at […]