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  • Another incinerator unit bound for Africa

    Although Matthews’ waste incinerators are being exported to a growing number of destinations around the world, one of our strongest markets remains the East Africa countries that are serviced by Plenser Limited, our long-established agents in Kenya.  Right now in our workshops we are putting the finishing touches to the latest waste ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • Double award win for Environmental Monitoring Solutions

    Congratulations to one of our customer Environmental Monitoring Solutions Ltd (EMS) on winning not one, but two Regional British Chamber Business Awards! We have worked with EMS over the last few years, they offer environmental monitoring, consultancy and training services – these ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • UL and QUATEST3 sign alliance agreement to develop furniture testing and emissions laboratory in Vietnam

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and QUATEST3 (Quality Assurance and Testing Center 3) today announced the signing of an Alliance Agreement to develop a furniture and chemical emissions testing laboratory in Vietnam. The goal of the agreement is to provide a world-class product testing facility and expertise in regulations that will enable Vietnamese furniture manufacturers to expand their ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Mobile altitude simulation system

    At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, HORIBA presented MEDAS (short for: Mobile Efficient Dynamic Altitude Simulator), a completely innovative altitude simulator for optimizing performance and emission optimization in engine development intended for portable use. In this way, the Japanese company expands its range in the field of real driving emissions (RDE). MEDAS can ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Certification for enhanced FTIR emissions analyzer

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its CEMS II e continuous emissions monitoring system has successfully completed EN 15267-3 testing using FTIR technology for the analysis of low range HF, low range NO, CH4 and Formaldehyde. “This means that it meets the performance specifications in European directives and also the more stringent specifications in the type approval standard ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Q-Lab’s Doug Grossman Receives ASTM G03 Warren Ketola Memorial Award

    Q-Lab, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Doug Grossman recently received the prestigious Warren Ketola Memorial Award. The award is given in memory of Warren Ketola, a pioneer in weathering testing at 3M. Mr. Ketola was responsible for many of the early G03 weathering standards currently used ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • Xylem named 2015 Winner for U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award for Best Health and Wellness Program

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) for the Best Health and Wellness Program. The award recognizes Xylem’s work to provide sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (W.A.S.H.) ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces New Ultra Fast Plasma Profiling TOFMS

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in plasma profiling, announces the release of their new Ultra Fast Depth Profiling TOFMS. This unique Plasma Profiling TOFMS (PP-TOFMS) instrument is compact and provides chemical composition as a function of depth of solid materials. The depth profiling technique involves a high ion density ionic glow discharge plasma source that ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • LG Sonic selected as one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands

    During Blue Oceans Day, organized by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, LG Sonic got selected as one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands. The company is especially rewarded for the successful development and commercialization of the MPC-Buoy, an environmentally system to monitor and control harmful algal blooms with the use of ultrasonic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Portable Environmental Chamber licensed to FOM Technologies

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a Portable Environmental Test Chamber, which allows the characterisation of electronic and optical components under precisely-controlled atmospheric conditions. The system has been licensed to FOM Technologies and is now commercially available. ...

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) commissions MODUL University Vienna

    UNEP has commissioned MODUL University Vienna to develop a smart web intelligence solution for the environment. The platform is expected to make key contributions that will help in meeting agreed environmental goals and foster sustainable development. The core of the mandate will be the development of an extensive online platform for analyzing and interlinking global environmental indicators and ...

  • Lynn L. Bergeson earns highest ranking in Chambers USA Guide 2015

    Lynn L. Bergeson has once again been awarded a Band 1 ranking, the highest attainable, among Washington, D.C. environmental lawyers by Chambers USA Guide 2015. This is Ms. Bergeson's tenth consecutive year of being ranked by Chambers USA as one of the best lawyers in America. In the commentary accompanying her 2015 ranking, Chambers ...


    By Acta Group

  • New Method provides Direct SI Traceability for Sound Pressure

    Accurate measurements of airborne sound are needed for a range of regulatory, health and safety, and commercial applications, from monitoring environmental noise to testing the performance of acoustic devices. To ensure reliable measurements of sound pressure, microphones must be regularly calibrated by measuring their sensitivity over a certain frequency range. Currently, the most accurate ...

  • Q-Lab’s Sean Fowler Appointed as Vice-Chair for ISO Standards Committee on Corrosion

    Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Sean Fowler was recently appointed as Vice-Chairman of the US Technical Advisory Group of TC156 for ISO.  This group focuses on the corrosion of metals and alloys. Some of the important corrosion standards covered by this committee are: ISO 9227 (corrosion tests ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • Tension Creep Testing in Geomembranes

    Creep, the tendency of materials to deform over time due to applied stresses, has been a focus of the geosynthetics industry since testing first began more than 25 years ago. Creep testing methods have evolved, but the accurate assessment of tension creep (along with transmissivity) remains essential to the product evaluations of organizations considering geomembrane/geocomposite drainage ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Official opening of NPL installed antenna range at NIM China

    Following two years of design, construction, installation, validation and training, a National Physical Laboratory (NPL) project to install an antenna extrapolation range at the National Institute of Metrology (NIM) in China is finally complete. The official opening of the new facility will take place during a Metrology Symposium to be held from 22 - 24 April ...

  • Join NPL experts at the Air Quality and Emissions Show

    NPL Environmental Measurements Group will be exhibiting and presenting at AQE 2015 - The Air Quality & Emissions Show. The event will include industrial emissions and stack monitoring, ambient air quality monitoring, and MCERTS standards.   You can meet with us at ...

  • HORIBA co-operates with the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

    HORIBA is cooperating with the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) on the joint development of a mobile altitude simulation system. The new joint solution will be available in September 2015. Requirements of the market Due to the requirements of global production for global markets, OEMs require a high transparency and comparability of the development process ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • LiCONiC AG selects Edinburgh Sensors’ CO2 monitors

    Edinburgh instruments are delighted to announce that LiCONiC AG (a leading Swiss scientific instrument maker) have selected the Edinburgh Sensors GasCheck IR CO2 sensor for integration into their range of CO2 Incubator products. LiCONiC AG manufacture a wide range of automated incubators for use in life science research applications including cell screening. Selective high quality CO2 measurement ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • NPL installation of antenna range in China complete

    Extrapolation ranges provide the high accuracy antenna standards essential for applications such as satellite communications and Earth remote sensing. Since opening a new campus in Changping, north-west Beijing, NIM has been keen to improve their microwave antenna measurement facilities through collaboration with NPL. Over the course of the project, the NPL team made multiple site visits, ...

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