Noise Pollution News

  • AEF highlights failure to address Heathrow emissions in Defra air quality plan

    AEF has submitted a response to the Government’s consultation on its national plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. The plan was drawn up in response to a court order that ruled that the previous strategy relied on ...

  • Introducing VSound

    VSound™ Type 3115 is a vehicle sound‐generating system – from both interior and exterior perspectives – that enables virtual NVH prototype evaluation in the context of a real vehicle, without the need for a PC in the vehicle. This system can be used to evaluate targets, candidate sounds and sound delivery strategies for real vehicles, for demonstrations and for final ...

  • B&W to Expand Industrial Segment, Makes Executive Appointment

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) today announced that effective July 1, 2017, its Industrial Steam Generation group will transition from the Power segment to the Industrial segment. In addition, effective immediately, Leslie Kass has been named Senior Vice President, Industrial, to lead the segment. After July 1, the Industrial segment will include the ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • Overflown communities demand government action to reduce aircraft noise

    With the General Election less than one month away, nearly 40 community groups representing hundreds of thousands of people, including many AEF members, today delivered a statement to Number 10 warning the next novernment that it must prioritise introducing tougher regulation to deal with the adverse impacts of aircraft noise. Charles Lloyd of the Aviation Communities Forum, who co-ordinated the ...


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

  • New Nor103 Sound Level Meter

    Nor103 has been developed to cover the most common noise measurements like noise at work, environmental noise or simple product noise measurements, traceable and according to standards.  Covering a range from 30 to 137 dBA and operated by only 3 push buttons, this is an instrument for a several uses and users. It comes with some useful accessories like windshield and a rubber cover for ...


    By Norsonic AS

  • When newspapers become high-quality insulation material

    The special way to recycle paper: the Peter Seppele Gesellschaft m.b.H. uses newspapers to produce the premium product Thermofloc at its Feistritz premises. And the Lindner Recyclingtech single shaft shredder Micromat 2000 has proven to be the ideal technology to guarantee the high-quality results needed. The stationary machine shreds four to six tons of single-origin newspapers per hour to a ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Stay Aware of Noise Levels at Work, Stay Compliant

    Serving the manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, construction, printing, catering, transport and entertainment industries in the UK and in over 40 countries, from small family businesses to large multi-national PLCs, Pulsar have a cost effective noise monitoring solution for you. Our noise measurement products are above all affordable, robust, easy ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Innova extends warm welcome to former EIT customer

    International heat recovery, emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) now owns all the intellectual property and manufacturing assets of Express Integrated Technologies (EIT) and extends a warm welcome to all EIT’s former customers. Over coming months Innova will be integrating the best of EIT’s designs to expand and enhance our product range to the industries ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Lower threshold for noise annoyance CAA study finds

    Alongside the draft NPS for airports and airspace change consultation, the government last week released the ...


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

  • Airspace proposals promise better community engagement but limited noise reduction

    The Department of Transport has launched a major consultation on reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace. The proposals follow intense community pressure over recent years for the Government to act to prevent significant airspace changes being implemented without either consultation or ...


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

  • AEF reacts to Government launch of major consultations on Heathrow expansion and airport change

    “These proposals tinker at the edges in terms of how noise is measured, communicated and spread out, and the Government still maintains that we will somehow have London’s air quality crisis resolved before a new runway makes it worse again. But the fundamental question about whether this endless growth in the number of aircraft flying in and out of the UK can in reality be delivered ...


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

  • Government misses opportunity to reduce night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted

    The Government has published its proposals for changes to the night flights regime for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, the only three airports in the UK at which the Government imposes noise controls. The Government sets caps on the number of aircraft movements and on the total permitted ‘quota count’ (QC) both ...


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

  • B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc.

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today. UniversalAET is a bolt-on acquisition for B&W MEGTEC and will be included in B&W’s Industrial operating segment. The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today. UniversalAET is a bolt-on acquisition for B&W MEGTEC and will be included in B&W’s Industrial operating segment. The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Gamesa secures début order for its new 3.3 MW platform, specifically the supply of 198 MW in Mexico

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved an important milestone in its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order for its new G132-3.465 MW turbine, which guarantees the lowest cost of energy across a broad spectrum of sites. The company has secured an order from a power utility for the supply of 198 MW at one of its wind developments in Mexico. ...


    By Gamesa

  • Heathrow enhances community understanding of airport operations with Brüel & Kjær’s xPlane

    Brüel & Kjær today announced that Heathrow Airport has launched xPlane, an online system that enables the community to self-analyse detailed information about long-term aircraft activity above them. xPlane helps Heathrow Airport deliver on its commitment to provide its communities with easier access to transparent information, about localised aircraft operations. The ...

  • Industry calls for airspace change to allow massive traffic growth

    The aviation industry has today launched a campaign calling for Government to commit to airspace modernisation to facilitate a huge increase in the number of flights in UK airspace. The coalition of airports, airlines and air navigation providers, led by NATS, expects flights to increase from 2 million a year ...


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

  • The 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC successfully launched

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control GCC today at Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for the regulators, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers. ...

  • 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.

  • Brüel & Kjær UK launches 2017 training course calendar

    The company’s training starts in March, with the two-day PULSE™ User Training session. This specialist course covers both the basics and the more advanced features of Brüel & Kjær’s PULSE multi-analyser system. Delegates can also take advantage of an optional third day - PULSE Reflex™ user training - to receive ...

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