Monitoring & Testing News

  • New mining sensors go wireless - SmartCyclone delivers new opportunities

    A unique combination of wireless and sensor technology brings condition monitoring capabilities to traditional hydrocyclone processes. When oversize material mistakenly reports to the flotation stage of a mineral processing comminution circuit it results in valuable material reporting to tailings and possibly severe degradation of the flotation process efficiency. The expense ...


    By FLSmidth KREBS

  • Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released this week (3/20) by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • TOC and COD Analyzers for IECEx and ATEX zones

    Ex zones and special environmental conditions necessitate safety protection measures in order to avoid explosions and to ensure plant and/or equipment uptime. Normally, water analyzing equipment will be installed into analyzer shelters with climate control. With its online TOC and COD analyzers QuickTOCultra and QuickCODultra, ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Latest Temperature Measurement Technology at Refining and Petrochemical Convention

    AMETEK Land, the leading non-contact temperature measurement specialist and manufacturer of the Cyclops™ portable thermometer, will present its latest advancement, the Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR thermal imager, at the 3rd International Refining and Petrochemical ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • University of Leicester Leverages AxCYCLE for Thermodynamic Cycle Design and Analysis

    SoftInWay is excited to announce that the University of Leicester has joined the ranks of educational institutes leveraging SoftInWay’s turbomachinery design, analysis and optimization software. Aspiring engineers will now have the opportunity to use AxCYCLE, an industry-leading thermodynamic cycle design and analysis tool, which will allow these students to gain the practical skills needed ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Indoor Exposure to Elevated Levels of Mold in Puerto Rico Can Result in Health Concerns

    In 2004, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) found that there was sufficient evidence to link indoor exposure to mold with upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough and wheeze in otherwise healthy people; with asthma symptoms in people with asthma; and with hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) in individuals susceptible to that immune-mediated condition.  The Centers for Disease Control and ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • OSI and DC Systems Form Strategic Technology Partnership

    Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), a leader in open automation solutions for the utility industry, has formed a strategic partnership with DC Systems, a leading provider of real-time control and data management software for utility power markets. This partnership addresses joint solutions for transmission, distribution, generation, and emerging technologies for the grid edge, smart grid, and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • DC Water and Xylem celebrate the installation of the first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world's first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.  DC Water, one of the nation's leading water and wastewater innovators, has a well-established track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies to evolve ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Successful WTW seminars in Greece

    At 14th and 16th of March, two customer seminars were held in Athens and Thessaloniki, attended by 80 customers each. The advantages of Online measuring equipment and the opportunities for process optimization were presented to the participants from municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants. With the optical calibration free oxygen sensor, the robust ISE ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Oracle Utilities Launches Smart Grid and IoT Device Management Solution in the Cloud

    Oracle recently introduced Oracle Utilities Operational Device Cloud Service (ODCS), a new cloud offering that is designed to enable utilities to further automate the management of their grid assets and devices, at a total lower cost of ownership. The utilities industry is going through tremendous transformation as a result of IoT and increasing distributed energy resources. The ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Illinois Commerce Commission Initiates NextGrid Utility of the Future Study

    The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has launched its consideration of the utility of the future, announcing NextGrid -- a statewide collaborative to transform Illinois' energy landscape and economy. Convened by the Commission and led by an outside, expert facilitator, NextGrid is an approximately eighteen-month consumer-focused and collaborative study. In addition to identifying ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Australia and New Zealand to Invest $6.1bn in Smart Grid Infrastructure

    Australia and New Zealand have among the most developed power sectors in the world and are in the process of investing in smart grid infrastructure to further improve utilities' performance. However, the region is not without its challenges as South Australia has been in the headlines recently for power shortages. The Australian state in particular can benefit from smart grid infrastructure ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SC 130 Field Study, Berlin, 22 March 2017

    For their second stop in the FS, SC130 was in Germany and received briefings in the Ministry of Defence in Berlin. Course Members and accompanying staff were welcomed by Dr Rudiger Huth, Deputy Chief Politics of the Directorate-General for Political Affairs, and by Navy Captain Alfons Altmeier, German Faculty Adviser at the NDC, who introduced the speakers and moderated the debates. The first ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • New drive for vacuum blowers with hermetically sealed motor for the high vacuum range from 200 to 10-5 mbar

    From the start of 2017, for driving the AERZEN vacuum blowers a new drive motor is used. In future, only one motor design (HM) will be available for neutral and aggressive gases. This synergy effect reduces the variant diversity of vacuum blowers to only one motor drive with hermetically sealed drive. The AERZEN vacuum blowers (previously called canned motor blowers) ...


    By Aerzen USA Corporation

  • Mercury workshops in South Africa

    In March Lumex Instruments company took part in several workshops in South Africa, which are devoted to the problems of mercury pollution, its sources and impact. Two events – Energy Efficiency & Emissions workshop and 12th annual Mercury Emissions from Coal workshop – were organized by  ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • TOC, TN, TP and COD in one analyzer

    The parameters' combination in one unit reduces the investment costs, support and maintenance efforts and enables an efficient monitoring of waste water treatment plants effluent. The QuickTOCNPO of LAR Process Analysers, Germany, is an online analyzer for the ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Use a “Carbon Law” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

    To bridge the gap between science-based targets focused on cutting greenhouse gases, and national commitments to such efforts, international experts propose in the highly renowned journal ‘Science’ a decadal roadmap strategy for achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century. They base this on a simple “carbon law” of halving anthropogenic carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions each ...

  • Ramboll engaged by Brazil´s Federal Public Ministry to oversee remediation of the Rio Doce Basin

    At an official signing ceremony on March 8th, leading engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll entered into a long-term agreement with the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil (MPF) in connection with the country’s November 2015 socio-environmental disaster. Ramboll will evaluate and monitor the work of the Renova Foundation to remediate the damage caused by the dam rupture at the ...


    By Ramboll Group

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