Noise Monitoring News

  • Easy environmental noise mapping from Brüel & Kjær

    Predictor-LimA Type 7810 version 11.2 responds to customer input and resolves some issues to provide more robust software, that enables calculations in line with latest agreements on standard interpretation (ISO 17534). Other Enhancements include feature importation from open street map in LimA to create models more quickly, Chinese calculation methods and - in Predictor - enhanced results ...

  • The challenges of conducting noise surveys in urban areas

    Ambient noise surveys crucially establish an information baseline which will enable you to better understand existing noise levels and the additional impact your facility may have on the surrounding community The process is relatively simple in rural areas where the oil and gas industry tends to have well sites and compressor stations located, with only the odd passing train or plane overhead to ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Cirrus is a Founding Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics

    Did you know that Cirrus has been a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics since 1989? This is something of which we are very proud and Cirrus, alongside Brüel and Kjaer, is one of the remaining Founding Key Sponsors. Cirrus has had a long standing relationship with the Institute and the UK acoustics industry stretching back over many years, going back to when Cirrus was ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • High Court ruling on air pollution casts fresh doubt on the deliverability of Heathrow expansion

    The Government has failed to take adequate measures to meet the legal requirement to being levels of nitrogen dioxide to within legal limits as soon as possible, the High Court ruled today, and has fixed its estimates for compliance dates based on over-optimistic modelling of pollution levels. ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • ​Heathrow air pollution research challenged by Aviation Environment Federation

    The Aviation Environment Federation [1] has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. The research[2], carried out by University of Cambridge’s Professor Rod Jones, and not yet published, argues that the “marginal increase” in NO2 associated with airport expansion would be ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • PULSE 21 is here - New software and applications, with focus on performance

    The latest release of PULSE includes new software and applications for a range of industries, and enhancements in PULSE Reflex and LabShop. In this release, we have focused on performance, because speed and stability is key when measuring and analyzing data. Structural dynamics PULSE Reflex Stepped Sine Measurements ...

  • Environmental Baseline Survey in Qatar

    WKC Group completes an Environmental Baseline Survey and Baseline Noise Measurements in Qatar WKC recently undertook an environmental baseline survey within the Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) on the North Eastern coast of the State of Qatar. Ras Laffan lies on the North Field, the ...


    By WKC Group

  • WKC Group completes an Environmental Baseline Survey in Qatar

    WKC recently undertook an environmental baseline survey within the Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) on the North Eastern coast of the State of Qatar. Ras Laffan lies on the North Field, the largest gas field in the world with more than 900 trillion cubic feet of proven gas reserves. As part of an upcoming development of the on-shore elements of the North ...


    By WKC Group

  • Air Quality & Noise Control Conference

    Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Unprecedented infrastructure activities, industrialization and heavy traffic are the main threats which increase the risk of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Noise-monitoring stations have been installed across the UAE to control the sound level in the cities. Restrictions were imposed on working hours and the ...

  • Our New Baby Leaves the Nest….

    It’s a very emotional day here at Acoustic House. We are filled with excitement but also a tinge of sadness as our new baby prepares to leave the nest for the very first time. Teenagers across the country are leaving home as they go off to University. Their parents are giving them a tearful farewell as they take their first steps towards full independence. They all know ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brüel & Kjær to provide Heathrow airport with 50 noise monitoring terminals

    Brüel & Kjær today announced it has contracted with Heathrow Airport to deliver, install and service 50 new noise monitoring terminals. The units will increase Heathrow’s noise monitoring capacity and expand its leading-edge noise abatement program.  A mix of Permanent and Portable terminals will provide unattended sound level monitoring to accurately and ...

  • Cirrus Product Training Courses for 2016

    Get up to speed with your Cirrus noise measurement equipment and find out how to get the best from your investment. Once you’ve purchased your Cirrus sound level meter or doseBadge kit, you’ll want to get the best from it and make sure that you’re using it to its full potential. That’s where our CPTC or ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • CHM 15k - advanced developments

    The cloud height sensor CHM 15k Nimbus underwent several improvements during the last few months. Thereby we focused on the enhancement of user friendliness regarding two fields of application. We would like to explain which changes will be implemented with the firmware update. 1) Aerosol analysis applications Firmware: the Aerosol Layer Height (ALH) algorithm was ...

  • CHM 15k cloud height sensor - advanced developments

    The cloud height sensor CHM 15k Nimbus underwent several improvements during the last few months. Thereby we focused on the enhancement of user friendliness regarding two fields of application. We would like to explain which changes will be implemented with the firmware update. 1) Aerosol analysis applications Firmware: the Aerosol Layer Height (ALH) algorithm was adapted ...

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the ...


    By WKC Group

  • We are all Connected...but does it Translate for Workers` Health ?

    “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibres connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibres, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.” ― Herman Melville Even back in the 19th century Melville understood that we are all connected and that our actions and responsibilities affect those around us. We hear today of the ...


    By Casella

  • London City Airport expansion approved

    Expansion at London City Airport has been approved in a joint statement by the Chancellor, Transport Secretary and Secretary of State for Local Government and Communities. The ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Brüel & Kjær acquires Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd.

    On 1st July 2016 Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S acquired its long-term partner, Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd. to further expand its Global Engineering Services team and capabilities. Sound & Vibration Technology Ltd. is conveniently located at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford, UK and has a dedicated team of professionally qualified sound and ...

  • CERC at the recent Harmo conference in Budapest

    Two of our team, Managing Director Dr David Carruthers and Stephen Smith, recently attended the 17th Harmo conference in Budapest. This conference aims to harmonise approaches to atmospheric dispersion modelling and model evaluation. They presented work on ...

  • New technology for industrial remote visual inspections

    Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the latest Olympus technology to its rental fleet of industrial videoprobes. “The new IPLEX NX offers dramatic improvements to existing imaging technology and can help locate defects that were previously invisible” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “With a host of new features, this instrument improves the accuracy of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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