Noise Pollution 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 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 ...

  • See it before you hear it!

    PulsarSafeEar is a noise-activated warning system that can be installed easily on any wall in busy factories, workshops, warehouses, receptions or corridors to warn staff and visitors alike when noise levels become too high.  The system uses adjustable, high intensity white LED technology to display a visual alert when hearing ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • SatrindTech presents the innovative industrial shredder drive system with automatic transmission and frequency inverter

    This system combines the automatic adjustment capabilities of torque and the typical speed of a hydraulic drive, with the advantages of an electric drive. These are the main features: Productivity - For the same amount of torque developed, the mechanical automatic transmission ensures a higher rotation speed, and thus an increase in productivity compared to a ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • 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.

  • Dark day for communities and for the UK’s chance of tackling climate change, as Heathrow announcement shows reckless disregard for environmental targets

    The environmental NGO, Aviation Environment Federation [1], which represents communities around the UK’s airports, has strongly criticised the Government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow. Cait Hewitt, AEF Deputy Director, said: This is a dark day for local communities, and suggests a reckless disregard for the climate change damage that a new runway will bring. ...


    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 ...

  • Noise and Occupational Exposure Risks Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses occupational exposure risks to noise.  “OSHA reports that twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year,” said Paul Cochrane, President of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • Gamesa concludes installation of the prototypes for the new G126-2.5 MW and G132-3.3 MW turbines

    Gamesa has completed installation at the Alaiz R&D facility (Navarra) of the prototypes of its newest turbine models: the G126-2.5 MW and the G132-3.3 MW. The G126-2.5 MW turbine is already producing power, while the G132-3.3 MW will start to do so in the coming days. Once up and running, the next step will be the intensive work required to have both models certified, a ...


    By Gamesa

  • 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 ...

  • AERZEN is Certified by DNV-GL

    AERZEN blower and compressor packages were certified for marine applications by the DVN-GL, one of the worldwide leading classification societies for the marine industry. Product applications, materials, drawings, strength calculations and performance records of the packaged units were checked and certified to be safe for marine applications according to the rules of the DNV-GL. AERZEN blower ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Three Decades of Commitments to the Environment. WEIMA`s 30th Anniversary

    Networking is the topic of the future. Since its establishment in 1986, WEIMA has sold around 30,000 shredders and briquette presses. Whereas the machines used to be operated in the background, they have now been integrated into the overall production process, explains Martin Friz, the managing director. He continues: 2015 was a very good year for us, we sold significantly more than 1,000 ...


    By WEIMA

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