Mercury in the Environment News

  • Be ultra-efficient with our new ultrapure Milli-Q

    Milli-Q® IQ 7000 is our newest water purification solution, designed with YOU in mind. It will make your work in the lab easier and more efficient than ever! Improves efficiency and productivity with its ergonomic design Enables intuitive navigation from a large HD touchscreen Environmentally friendly thanks to ...


    By Merck

  • Lumex Instruments Takes Part in Making Mercury History

    Minamata disease is one of the most notorious ecological catastrophes of the 20th century. Discharge of mercury-containing effluent by the "Chisso" chemical plant to the Minamata Bay in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, gave rise to a dangerous syndrome that seriously affects the central nervous system due to the toxicity of methylmercury, which gets into the body with contaminated food. In ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • EU protects citizens from toxic mercury, paves the way for global action

    The ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, confirms Europe's leading role to protect citizens' health and the environment around the world. Upon initiative from the EU, the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the new global treaty on mercury was negotiated and concluded in 2013. The EU has one of the most ambitious policies for ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Live Webinar (in Spanish): Mercury analysis in complex matrices: challenges and solutions

    Determination of mercury in complex samples is always a challenge for the laboratory analysis. In this webinar, Sandra Mercedes Garcia and Ivan Gilberto Aragon, experts of Khymos, the exclusive dealer of Lumex Instruments in Colombia, will discuss the advantages of atomic absorption spectroscopy with Zeeman background correction (ZAAS) for the analysis of mercury in a variety of samples. This ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Mercury workshops in South Africa

    In March Lumex Instruments company took part in several workshops in South Africa, which are devoted to the problems of mercury pollution, its sources and impact. Two events – Energy Efficiency & Emissions workshop and 12th annual Mercury Emissions from Coal workshop – were organized by  ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Lumex Instruments is traditionally taking part in 12th Mercury and Multi-Pollutant Emissions from Coal Workshop (MEC 12)

    Lumex Instruments is traditionally taking part in 12th Mercury and multi-pollutant emissions from coal workshop (MEC 12) which will be held in Mpumalanga, South Africa from 28th of February to 3rd of March, 2017. As always, it is focused on mercury and combined pollutant control from ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • ERM-CA400 : How to ensure the reliability of mercury analysis in seawater

    The JRC  released a new seawater reference material certified for its mercury concentration. This certified reference material (CRM) was produced in support of the Water Framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC) and will make the quality assessment of coastal waters more reliable. Because of its acute and chronic toxicity, mercury is included in the list of priority substances to determine ...

  • PeCOD Analyzer Configurations

    MANTECH’s revolutionary PeCOD Analyzer technology provides Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Natural Organic Matter (NOM) results in under 15 minutes in a Simple-Safe-Effective manner. With our mercury and dichromate free chemistry installed in over 20 countries, the PeCOD Analyzer has delivered successful test monitoring of ...


    By MANTECH

  • Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Launches New Mercury Control Product

    Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, announced today that it is adding a new product to its proven, cost-effective mercury capture program that will reduce mercury emissions by preventing scrubber reemission events. The product is specifically designed for coal-fired power utilities with wet scrubbers to help ...

  • ERM-AE671: A new CRM to make mercury measurements in food more reliable

    JRC scientists developed a new certified reference material (CRM) to improve the accuracy of methylmercury measurements in food. This CRM (ERM-AE671) consists of isotopically labelled methylmercury with certified values for the isotopic composition. Used as internal standard, it will make the measurements of methylmercury more accurate.   Regulation 466/2001/EC sets limits for the total ...

  • Brian Henry named portfolio federal project director for Y-12 cleanup

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) has named Brian Henry as its new portfolio federal project director for cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex. As the portfolio federal project director, Henry oversees all of the planning and execution for Y-12’s current and upcoming cleanup projects, including all decontamination, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • CitiSafe Pte Ltd is pleased to announce new additions to our Products and Services with Arizona Instrument LLC

    Jerome Meters is Designed for practical application in the field. Accurate, easy to use, and proven in the harshest environments. Mercury Vapor Analyzers Rugged and reliable mercury vapor analyzers trusted for over 35 years. Detect mercury vapor in air at levels as low as 0.05µg / m3. • Jerome® J505 State-of-the-Art Atomic Fluorescence ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Mercury Removal from Exhaust Stacks and Process Gas is a Shifting Billion Dollar/yr. Market

    New technologies, geographies and regulations are creating an ever changing market for mercury removal from exhaust stacks and process gases. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in N056 Mercury Air Reduction Market. The largest application is coal-fired boilers. Natural gas purification, sewage sludge incinerators, waste-to-energy plants and other facilities are significant ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Introducing the Computrac Vapor Pro XL

    Arizona Instrument LLC is proud to announce the release of the Computrac Vapor Pro XL – the latest in a long line of accurate, reliable and easy to use moisture analyzers. About the Vapor Pro XL The Vapor Pro XL is a chemical free, moisture specific alternative to Karl Fischer titration. It features ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Veolia North America moving headquarters to Boston

    Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. The company stated that the Boston “region’s innovation and sustainability culture is a perfect fit for the world’s largest environmental services company.” Veolia North America is a member of the International District Energy ...

  • Find Safety in Reliable Mercury Detection

    Join us May 21-26 in Baltimore, MD at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) at booth 738, and see the difference that an accurate, user friendly, reliable and durable mercury vapor analyzer can make to your environmental remediation needs. Why Choose Jerome®? Jerome® has been the most respected name ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • econ VacuDry Technology safely separates oil, water and mercury from the solids

    Common drilling procedures for oil and gas, used widely around the world, produce a consistently increasing amount drill cuttings containing oil. Our VacuDry® technology (vacuum distillation) is designed to safely separate oil, water and mercury from the solids (including NORM), allowing reuse of the oil and safe disposal of the water, mercury, solids and NORM. Treatment of drill cuttings is ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Axetris Infrared Sources ready for take-off to Mercury

    Axetris infrared sources are built into the MERTIS IR Spectrometer as part of European Space Agency’s BepiColombo Mission. The Electrically Modulated Infrared Sources (EMIRS200) from Axetris were chosen due to their black body emission characteristics. Long lifetime and emission stability are key strengths of the MEMS-based design. The MERTIS spectrometer will operate in the 7-14 ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Tackling 2016 Lab Challenges

    And if those needs happen to be related to moisture, solids and ash analysis or even hydrogen sulfide and mercury vapor analysis, come visit us at booth 2031/2033 in Atlanta, GA March 6-10 to learn how Computrac and Jerome can help you. Why Choose Our Instruments? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river

    A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that, the EPA said in a preliminary report on the metals. Utah ...


    By Associated Press

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