Heavy Metals Monitoring News

  • 946 Portable VA Analyzer – Heavy metal analysis goes mobile

    Metrohm is pleased to introduce the 946 Portable VA Analyzer, a compact, portable, all-in-one solution for heavy metal analysis of surface waters. Measurements with the 946 Portable VA Analyzer are sensitive enough to detect trace level concentrations of total arsenic, mercury, and copper well below the guideline values of the world health organization. For lack of ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • EMLab P&K Irvine Lab Expands Services, Providing Accredited Lead Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the expansion of services in its lab in Irvine, CA for Lead testing, including wipe, paint chip and bulk Lead samples, using flame atomic absorption spectrometry (Flame AA) Lead analysis. EMLab P&K’s lead analysis service is available to clients across the ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Test Equipment Leader Will Showcase its Full Spectrum of Test Solutions for IoT Applications Through Both Live and Interactive Product Displays

    Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) will exhibit the industry’s widest range of test solutions for diverse applications throughout the Internet of Things (IoT) at this year’s SEMICON Japan trade show, coming December 14-16 to Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. Again this year, Advantest is a gold sponsor of the show. In booth #2445 in Hall 2, ...


    By Advantest America, Inc.

  • MATS17 dates announced

    The MAT Showcase for 2017 will take place during the week of 13 - 17 November. The NOC has been pioneering in the development of Marine Autonomous Systems for 20 years now, developing platforms that have collected data from the most challenging environments, transforming our understanding of the ocean. Join us at our next exciting showcase for unique insight into current projects, ...

  • Aquaporin Boosts Greater Group Synergies and Announces COO And CFO

    Aquaporin has today announced a new management structure by appointing Thomas Christian Beck as Chief Operating Officer and Bo Karmark as Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is the second part of the implementation of a C-level management and thereby continues the global maturation process of the Aquaporin Group. Peter Holme Jensen, CEO of Aquaporin, said: “I’m confident that ...


    By Aquaporin A/S

  • World Standards Day 2016: Standards Build Trust

    The 2016 annual international celebration for World Standards Day falls on October 14. An initiative of the World Standards Cooperation (WSC), the members of the IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day as a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who dedicate their time and expertise to the development of international standards. The theme ...


    By SGS

  • Penton’s WardsAuto Student Design Competition Gives Glimpse Into Future of Vehicle Interiors

    Penton‘s WardsAuto Student Design Competition, which focuses on the automotive interior, will unveil its finalists on Wednesday, April 13 at 5 p.m. in the Tech Hub of SAE World Congress, held at Cobo Center in Detroit.  Students were tasked with creating a vehicle interior for a sports car for the year 2030 that is distinctive, fun to drive on the track or open ...


    By Informa PLC

  • SWIG launches 2016 ‘Early Career Researcher Prize’ scientific poster competition

    The SWIG Early Career Researcher Prize is intended to raise awareness of technology development and novel applications related to water measurements and thereby promote innovation in sensor research and commercial application. SWIG invites students and employees in the field of water sensor research to design a poster summarising their work. This is an opportunity for researchers within ...

  • SENSOR+TEST 2016 in New Halls: Home Stretch for Best Locations and Conditions

    “Every year the SENSOR+TEST is the highlight on our event calendar,” says Matthias Bopp, CEO of the Micronas group. And he is not the only one: Exhibitors at the worldwide leading trade fair for sensor, measuring, and testing technology appreciate the comprehensive professionalism of the visitors from all major industries and the high quality inquiries, giving them best grades. But as ...


    By AMA Service GmbH

  • Suzlon recognized as India`s Most Innovative at The Thomson Reuters India Innovations Awards 2014

    Thomson Reuters 2014 State of Innovation India report analyzes innovation in 12 leading sectors based on patent activity for inventions originating from India Mumbai , December 12, 2014 -The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced the launch of its 2014 State of Innovation ...


    By Suzlon Energy Limited

  • TRaC Global expands test capabilities for aerospace, defence and rail industries

    Leading test and certification group, TRaC Global, has announced it is expanding its testing service offering for the aerospace, defence and rail industries with the unveiling of a new LDS V984 Electromagnetic Shaker at its Warwick testing facility. TRaC Global is one of only two independent testing houses in the UK to offer this large vibration system for shock and vibration testing to ...

  • Modern Water launches Bench Top UV Digester

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, today launches the UVI4000, an ultraviolet (UV) digester that provides a quick and easy way for the UV treatment of aqueous samples. The UVI4000 eliminates organic compounds found in aqueous samples, enabling more accurate sample analysis. The UVI4000 is a ...

  • Modern Water signs exclusive distribution agreement for China

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Beijing Green Science and Technology (Beijing Green) which will cover mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Beijing Green has been one of Modern Water’s key distribution partners for almost ten ...

  • Land use affects potential health risks of cadmium and lead soil contaminants

    Exposure to polluted soil can affect human health, but the risk may vary depending on the soil type. A recent study has shown that the differing amounts of cadmium and lead that can be dissolved in the human digestive system can be predicted for contaminated agricultural, urban and woody habitat soils using a model. Its authors suggest this is a useful method for assessing the risks of ...

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • 909 UV Digester – get rid of organic matter in your samples fast!

    Metrohm presents the 909 UV Digester, a new digestion unit for sample preparation by UV photolysis. The 909 UV Digester enables simultaneous digestion of up to 12 samples and excels by its robust design and short digestions times. It is recommeded for voltammetric and spectroscopic methods, ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 3M LeadCheck Swabs Now Recognized for Use in Wisconsin

    3M announced today that 3M™ LeadCheck™ Instant Lead Tests are now recognized for use in the State of Wisconsin, providing an instant and cost-effective way for certified lead-safe renovators to test for lead on painted wood, metal, plaster and drywall surfaces. ...


    By 3M

  • IHS Closes Acquisition of GlobalSpec

    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, today announced it has completed the closing of its acquisition of GlobalSpec, Inc., the leading specialized vertical search, product information and global access point providing critical digital information tied to key Product Engineering and Design workflows for seven million ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Cadmium Is Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk

    New research indicates that women with higher levels of cadmium in their diets are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who consume less of the heavy metal, reports the LA Times. The study, conducted in Sweden, followed approximately 56,000 women for over 12 years to record their diets and breast cancer diagnoses.   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their San Leandro, California laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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