Biomonitoring News

  • Concentration measurement technology bolsters flow portfolio

    Endress+Hauser has acquired SensAction AG, a manufacturer of innovative systems for measuring the concentration of liquids. With this move, the Switzerland-based Group intends to strengthen its quality measurement portfolio. SensAction will remain headquartered in Coburg, Germany and keep the current staff of 13 employees. SensAction will operate as a division of the Endress+Hauser ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Commission announces plan for revisions to aviation’s participation in the EU Emissions trading system

    The European Commission has announced plans to continue to limit the future coverage of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to intra-EU flights. Under the terms of the existing legislation this temporary “Stop the ...


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

  • EREF’s Life-Cycle Analysis Workshop Examines Methods of Measuring Recycling and Diversion

    Recently, policy makers, facility owners and other solid waste entities have engaged in discussion regarding whether mass is the best means to evaluate recycling and diversion practices versus a focus on measuring environmental burden through life-cycle analysis. To establish dialogue and provide more information on this question, the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is ...

  • Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH

    Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG located in Ebnat-Kappel in Switzerland, acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH. Jobst Technologies was founded in 2002 by Gerhard Jobst, Isabella Moser and Prof. Gerald Urban, from the chair of sensors at Freiburg's University Department of Microsystems Engineering. Jobst Technologies holds a long history of landmark developments in the field of bio analytical ...

  • New UK appointment for Pulsar Process Measurement

    British level and flow measurement and control instrumentation specialists, Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd, have strengthened their UK sales team with the recent appointment of Thomas Lyon as Regional Industry Sales Engineer. Thomas joins the growing Pulsar team who provide support to customers throughout the UK. Thomas is a recent Electrical Engineering Masters graduate and has previous ...

  • Fast Online BOD Measurements

    LAR's BioMonitor is an online BOD analyzer for the determination of the total biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). The analyzers' functional principle is similar to a miniature biological waste water treatment plant. The waste ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Taking the pulse of your measurement

    Heartbeat Technology in measurement devices organizes clear, standardized diagnostic messages of what needs to be done in order to maintain the plant economically based on necessities. With this it enables predictive maintenance, and delivers evidence for operational reliability and process safety. As the devices run their own diagnostics, proof tests are only necessary in maximum extended ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Fingrid: Electricity Markets Transitioning to a Market-Based Path

    The Finnish Government's objective of switching to carbon-free, clean and renewable energy is a worthwhile target, as long as the transition to green energy is cost-effective and does not compromise power adequacy. This is the view of Finland's transmission system operator Fingrid, commenting on the Energy and Climate Strategy published recently by the Finnish Government. "The ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 & ...

  • SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT participates in an anti-bribery roundtable hosted by TRACE International

    SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT, a global player in the field of integrated energy solutions and a member of the Olympia Group owned by Panos Germanos, participated in an anti-bribery roundtable discussion hosted by TRACE International, the world-renowned anti-bribery organization, in Athens on 16 September 2016. The discussion was led by TRACE President Alexandra Wrage, an international leader in the field of ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • Software supports Multichannel test systems and simulation

    With the latest release 2.0 of its MCM-Process RT software, Smart Testsolutions is offering numerous new features and functional enhancements. The new release now supports three CAN bus interfaces and has EtherCAT communications capabilities. In addition, the software has been enhanced to better address cell voltage monitoring (CVM). MCM-Process RT supports SMART customers implementing ...


    By Smart Testsolutions GmbH

  • FleetMind to Speak at WasteCon on Implementing Smart Fleet Systems for Optimal Adoption and Results

    FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” solutions, today announced that its Vice-President of Sales, Don Diego Padilla, will be speaking as part of the WasteCon 2016 conference with a presentation entitled: “Implementing a Smart Fleet System for Optimal Adoption and Results”. Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Time: 5:00 ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • EPA Requests Six Month Extension of Deadline for Decision on Chlorpyrifos Tolerance Revocation

    On June 29, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a status report in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case concerning a petition by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to revoke the tolerances and cancel the registrations for chlorpyrifos. The Court of Appeals issued an order on December 10, 2015, requiring EPA ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs ( Carbon Nanotubes )

    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated, through a direct final rule, significant new use rules (SNUR) for 55 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN), including functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNT) (generic). EPA states that it determined that any use of the functionalized CNTs without the use of impervious gloves, where there ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 3 Flow Measurement Sites with One Transmitter

    The manufacturer presents a transmitter capable of simultaneously measuring up to three different measurement places with 9 flow velocity sensors in total. This means less installation expenses, low space requirements for installation in control cabinets and simultaneous access to 3 measurement sites using merely one communication interface. By using the new version operators are free ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Join our live webinar on the detection of small molecules using an ultrasensitive SPRi based NanoAptasensor, on Thursday, March 24th, 2016.

    During this webinar, you will learn how the combination of the X-Aptamer Selection Kit from AM Biotechnologies with HORIBA's SPRi system allows you to develop and screen aptamers from small molecules in a short period of time. In addition, we will review in detail the construct of the SPRi based NanoAptasensor, which allows you to analyze in a label-free and real time manner ultra-sensitively and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Join our live webinar on the detection of small molecules using an ultrasensitive SPRi based NanoAptasensor, on Thursday, March 24th, 2016

    During this webinar, you will learn how the combination of the X-Aptamer Selection Kit from AM Biotechnologies with HORIBA's SPRi system allows you to develop and screen aptamers from small molecules in a short period of time. In addition, we will review in detail the construct of the SPRi based NanoAptasensor, which allows you to analyze in a label-free and real time manner ultra-sensitively and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Tracking scientific publications based on data generated from Automatic Methane Potential Test System (AMPTS)

    Bibliometric indicators based on publications in international, peer reviewed journals can be used to explore the current impact of Bioprocess Control’s automatic technologies in the biogas field. Bibliometric indicators (e.g. quantity and structural indicators) for measuring the number of scientific publications related to the Automatic Methane Potential Test System (AMPTS II) and ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Do you know ... MMTC System?

    Practical testing of cleanable surface filters in accordance with standards and based on customer preferences The MMTC series offersultra-precise, reproducible testing systemsfor the development and quality control of cleanable filter media. The advantages of the MMTC series allow a clear, cost-effective and practically useful comparison of cleanable filter media andexceed the ...


    By Palas GmbH

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