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  • Mercury Rising – Enviro Technology and mercury monitoring

    The first global treaty on mercury has put the metal firmly on the emissions monitoring agenda in 2013.  The Minamata Convention – which binds governments in over 140 countries to actively prevent mercury emissions and releases – was signed in January 2013. Mercury has long since been recognised as a chemical of global concern due to both its ability to travel long distances in ...

  • EN 15267 Approved Mercury Monitoring System

    The measurement of total gaseous mercury is a challenge due to chemical reactions and contamination. The installed systems will often require a lot of maintenance, still not giving reliable results. The OPSIS System 400 is different and provides the plants with an accurate mercury analyser, that will operate with a minimum of maintenance. The simple design gives high performance with fast ...


    By Opsis AB

  • New world record for mercury emissions monitor

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its Continuous Mercury Monitoring system (CMM) is the first instrument to be certified for monitoring at the low levels required by industry and regulators. “This is extremely important news,” says Matti Haapala, Gasmet’s Application Development Manager. “In the past the low concentration levels in industrial emissions have ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Continuous Mercury Monitoring with State-of-the-Art Technology = Gasmet CMM

    With the introduction of ever tightening legislation for emissions, new challenges are also facing the equipment that is used for continuous monitoring of trace pollutants. In the United States, the Clean Air Mercury Rule will establish strict limits for Mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. Gasmet Technologies decided to meet this challenge with a novel approach together with the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Greater Sensitivity to its Simple Solution for Mercury Monitoring

    FRANKLIN, Mass. (May 9, 2007) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers coal-fired power plants the Mercury Freedom System™, a mercury monitoring solution with a simplicity of design that results in maximum ease of use and maintenance, lower installation and operating costs, high reliability, and lower space requirements. In addition, the system is available ...

  • Better estimates of worldwide mercury pollution

    Original story at MIT News Once mercury is emitted into the atmosphere from the smokestacks of power plants, the pollutant has a complicated trajectory; even after it settles onto land and sinks into oceans, mercury can be re-emitted back into the atmosphere repeatedly. This so-called “grasshopper ...

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • Mercury conference to address global treaty implementation

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (#ICMGP) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 28th July – 2nd August 2013. The event is the 11th in a series that began in Sweden in 1990 and follows closely behind an international agreement to reduce global mercury emissions. Themed ‘Science Informing Global Policy’ the ICMGP events have been created to ...

  • Mercury Reduction Requirements Generate Billion Dollar Market Opportunity

    The new regulations to reduce mercury emissions are creating a market for products and services of hundreds of millions of dollars per year and a five year market in excess of $1 billion. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its Air Pollution Management online service.  These totals are extracted from the more specific McIlvaine reports on air pollution monitoring and sampling, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Apex Instruments releases the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions based on U.S. EPA Appendix K of 40 CFR Part 75. This low-cost, portable, field-proven XC-260 Hg Audit System is designed for performance testing, base line studies, and profiling. With the XC-260 Hg Audit System you can manually collect gaseous mercury emissions over a period of several minutes to several hours. ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • $2 billion/yr market for mercury removal from stack gases

    The market for equipment and consumables to measure and remove mercury from stack gases will average over $2 billion/yr over the next decade. This is the latest forecast in the online McIlvaine "Mercury Air Reduction Markets". There are three immediate markets, all are in the U.S.  They are cement, utility boilers and industrial boilers. Hundreds of millions of dollars has already been spent ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated ...

  • MACT compliance turnkey solutions offered by Rev1 and APEX; The two industry leaders are first to market with total service

    With the Dec. 16 effective date looming for tough new federal requirements for maximum available control technology (MACT), the Air Quality Services division of Rev1 Power Services announces a partnership with Apex Instruments Corp. to offer the power industry's first turnkey solution for measuring, monitoring and controlling stack pollutants, including mercury, ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • ASTM D7511 - 12 Standard Test Method for Total Cyanide by Segmented Flow Injection Analysis, In-Line Ultraviolet Digestion and Amperometric Detection

    Cyanide and hydrogen cyanide are highly toxic. Regulations have been established to require the monitoring of cyanide in industrial and domestic wastewaters and surface waters. This test method is applicable for natural water, saline waters, and wastewater effluent. The method may be used for process control in wastewater treatment facilities. The spot test outlined in ...


    By ASTM International

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • P S Analytical presents recent developments in Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

    At Pittcon 2008, PSA will be presenting posters detailing their latest developments in Continuous Emissions Monitoring and Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy for determination and speciation. This year’s posters will include latest work on the determination of total gaseous mercury in ambient air.   Coal-burning power plants are the largest anthropogenic source of mercury emissions to the ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Visit with Tekran at ICMGP 2015

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant is right around the corner, starting June 14th. As the only Quicksilver Sponsor, Tekran has given our financial support in recognition of the ICMGP as the pre-eminent gathering of mercury researchers and policy makers. This will be another banner year for Tekran as we unveil new ...

  • Visit with Tekran at ICMGP 2017

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant is quickly approaching, starting July 16th. As a Quicksilver Sponsor, Tekran has given our financial support in recognition of the ICMGP as the pre-eminent gathering of mercury researchers and policy makers. This will be another exciting year for Tekran as we ...

  • Join Tekran at ICMGP 2013

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant is right around the corner and starts July 28th. As a Quicksilver Sponsor, Tekran has given our financial support in recognition of the ICMGP ...

  • Complete CEMS solution for Piacenza Power Plant

    ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one of the largest and most dynamic electric utility companies on the Italian scene, operating in the sectors of: Electricity Thermal energy […] ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one of the largest ...


    By ENVEA

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