Radiation Monitoring News

  • CERC training courses

    The CERC training team has been busy over the past few months, conducting training courses for industry, regulators, universities, councils and consultancies, both in our Cambridge offices and at locations around the UK. We have provided tailored courses for overseas delegates, including: ...

  • Pre-Christmas gift. AVA supplies 15,000 l capacity dryer.

    AVA was able to create a very special package this week. An AVA dryer with a capacity of 15,000 liters and an impressive diameter of 3.50 meters set off for a European customer. It is used there for the special treatment of polyamide materials. AVA conical mixers and ...


    By AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG

  • AMETEK Land Launches New Actuator for Spot Pyrometer that Delivers Enhanced Targeted Alignment

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has revealed an innovation that enables remotely controlled alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for industrial processing applications.  AMETEK Land has revealed an innovation that enables remotely controlled alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for industrial processing applications.  The SPOT ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Bio Huma Netics Opens New Lab Facility

    Bio Huma Netics, Inc. (BHN)—the maker of Huma Gro, Huma Gro Turf, and Probiotic Solutions products—held a dedication ceremony to open its new Alpha Synectics Laboratory facility during its 2016 World Conference on October 26. This major expansion of BHN’s laboratory capabilities enables BHN to move in-house in terms of product development & improvement, quality control & ...

  • Switch2 and Newport City Homes win award for combatting fuel poverty

    More than 750 homes connected to NCH's Duffryn district heating scheme have halved their energy consumption by using Switch2 Energy's G6 smart energy pay-as-you-go meters.     Previously, residents paid a fixed weekly charge for their heating and hot water, but now they have control over their usage and costs, which allows them to budget better and save ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Shedding a light on contaminants

    Name a current environmental challenge. Global climate change? Loss of endangered species? What about soil contamination? Soil pollution rarely makes headlines, though it is a prevalent global issue. According to the European Environment Agency, 39 member states in Europe had over 2.5 million contaminated soil sites in 2011. Sharon O’Rourke, researcher at University ...

  • New Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials training course

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has just launched a new e-Learning training course onNaturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM). The course is free of charge, and is designed for Project Managers and scientists working in NORM industry and academics or industrial ...

  • Teledyne Supplies Critical Imaging Technologies for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) has provided the majority of the image sensor technologies used in NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid rendezvous and sample return mission. Scheduled to launch on September 8, 2016, from Cape Canaveral, OSIRIS-REx is an exciting mission that will travel to a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu and bring a sample back to Earth for study. The mission will ...


    By Teledyne API

  • ProMinent at interbad 2016: Dive in - switch off

    At interbad in Stuttgart (Germany) between 27 - 30 September 2016, ProMinent will present its energy-saving and environmentally friendly solutions for pools and spas at stand D70 in Hall 3. Key exhibits at this year’s event for the pool industry include the metering systems DULCODOS Pool Comfort and Professional and the new UV system Dulcodes MP. The complete system DULCODOS Pool ...

  • Measurement Science and Technology Paper

    Michael Broughton, Head of AMETEK Land's UKAS Calibration Laboratory worked in collaboration with the University of Sheffield and the National Physical Laboratory on a recently published paper considering the potential for improved radiation thermometry measurement uncertainty through implementing a primary scale in an industrial laboratory.    ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • Delta-T Devices SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer used to monitor active volcano

    Researchers from Université de La Réunion have installed a Delta-T Devices Sunshine Pyranometer as part of a weather station on the crater’s edge of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The volcano, named Piton de la Fournaise “Peak of the Furnace” lies ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • Watson-Marlow delivers vital dosing operations and maintenance savings to tissue manufacturer

    Diaphragm pumps replaced with peristaltic pumps for dosing sodium hydroxide Chemical consumption reduced significantly thanks to greater pump precision Maintenance is now quick and tool-free – and production downtime is minimised One of Europe’s largest manufacturers of toilet tissue and paper towels is now using an extensive range of peristaltic hose pumps ...

  • On-Site Calibration with weather sensors from Lufft

    Sometimes it is not possible to renounce for your meteorological stations for several days to ship them for calibration to a calibration laboratory. Nevertheless, the measurement technique should be calibrated at least every two years – The solution is on-site calibration! Two examples of such service I would like to present in more detail in this blog post: Lufft ...

  • LG Sonic introduces Depth, GPS and Solar Radiation sensors for better algae prediction

    LG Sonic introduces a water level sensor to measure the depth of water reservoirs, and a pyranometer to measure sun radiation. Furthermore, LG Sonic has decided to incorporate a GPS sensor in their algae control system, the MPC-Buoy, in order to determine the exact location of each system accurately. The sensors can be integrated into the ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Critics decry radioactive leak at New York nuclear plant

    A leak of radioactive material into the groundwater below a nuclear power station in New York City's suburbs highlights a chronic problem with the nation's atomic plants, some watchdogs said. New testing has shown that the amount of tritium in the groundwater below the Indian Point power plant in Buchanan, New York, is about 740 times the amount allowed in drinking water, though officials said ...


    By Associated Press

  • Peristaltic Pumps Maximise Uptime and Eliminate Contamination

    Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has supplied peristaltic pumps to Novasep for its Sius TFF Skid, a tangential flow filtration system used in the biopharmaceutical industry to separate and concentrate biomolecules according to their size. The new skid is the first on the market to offer a 100 per cent single-use TFF solution. Watson Marlow 520UN/R2 and 620UN/RE pumps were selected to ...

  • Veolia to acquire Kurion and develop an integrated offer in nuclear facility cleanup and treatment of low and medium-level radioactive waste

    Veolia today announced the signature of the acquisition of the US company Kurion, the California-based startup credited for stabilizing Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and a specialist in nuclear waste cleanup technology, for $350 million (cash free). The acquisition completes a critical part of ...


    By Veolia Water STI

  • Solenoid diaphragm metering pump Beta b - New feature for successful all-rounder

    The numerous adjustment and control functions on the solenoid metering pump Beta b have long made it a successful product range for meeting the requirements of modern water treatment and chemical metering. It has a fitting dosing head for every chemical, making Beta b suitable for universal use. Added to this are a virtually zero-wear drive and excellent continuous running ...

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