Tunnel Monitoring News

  • New all-in-one electrochemical cell tunnel sensors

    CODEL are pleased to announce two new tunnel cost effective sensors to the already exceptional range of road and rail tunnel monitors on offer. The TunnelTech 500 and 700 are have been designed from the ground up using our already vast experience and knowledge of tunnel monitoring and applying it with the very latest in sensing technology, electrochemical cells. Both new models include high ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • Public-private collaboration gives results and opens new spaces in environmental control

    POLLUTION, an historic company from Bologna that products analytical instruments, has signed an agreement with PROAMBIENTE, a public and private consortium, the National Research Council and the High Technology ER network, for the PYXIS BTEX production and sale, a unique Real-time environmental instrument for BTEX analysis. In particular, this ...


    By Pollution Srl

  • Non-Contacting Flow Measurement in Milwaukee Deep Tunnel System

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied Ultra 3 non-contacting ultrasonic measurement devicesto Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for critical measurement in approach channels within their deep tunnel storm water storage system that prevents pollution from reaching Lake Michigan. ...

  • New North America Distributor – Monitoring Solutions

    ODEL are extremely happy to announce Monitoring Solutions as our new distributor for the North American CEMS and Tunnel Market and welcome them to CODEL’s prestige distributor network. Monitoring Solutions have over 30 years’ experience in the CEMS market, providing environmental monitoring solutions throughout North America. ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • DC Water`s Blue Plains Tunnel named Best Project Overall by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mid-Atlantic

    The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority's (DC Water) Blue Plains Tunnel has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Best Project Overall award for the Mid-Atlantic Region by Engineering News-Record (ENR). The project was selected ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • NEW: Dekati® eFilter™

    Dekati is proud to announce a new product for standard gravimetric and real-time detection of PM. The new Dekati® eFilter™is a gravimetric filter holder with an integrated real-time particle concentration measurement.  ...


    By Dekati Ltd.

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • High and dry through the Gotthard tunnel

    After 20 years of planning and construction, Switzerland celebrates the completion of the Gotthard Base Tunnel. At 57 kilometers, it’s the world’s longest railroad tunnel. 2,300 meters of solid rock rises above the new line at its deepest point. The construction must not only withstand extreme mountain pressure but also substantial volumes of mountain water must be prevented from ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • ADMS workshop in Shanghai, 4-5 May 2016

    CERC’s Managing Director Dr. David Carruthers gave keynote presentations at the two day Urban Transport Pollution and ADMS User Group Workshop in Shanghai 4-5 May 2016. This workshop was jointly hosted by the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering of Fudan University and the Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences. During the workshop, the new version of ADMS-Urban/ADMS-EIA ...

  • Subway stations with platform sliding doors and good ventilation reduce passengers’ exposure to PM2.5

    Underground trains are among the most widely used public transport systems in cities worldwide. A study investigating the chemical composition and source of particles in Barcelona subway stations found that a new station design, with sliding doors that separate the platform from the tunnel and good ventilation, reduced the concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) by over 50% compared with ...

  • Rotork actuators perform vital fire safety duty on the Istanbul Metro

    High temperature specification Rotork RC200 scotch-yoke pneumatic actuators have been ordered for a vital fire safety duty in new subway tunnels under construction for the Istanbul Metro. The Istanbul subway system in Turkey is undergoing a significant expansion programme involving 900 kilometres of new routes that are due for completion by 2023. Tunnels on the new routes are fitted with ...


    By Rotork

  • Verify Concrete Slab Thickness & Integrity without Coring —Drilling — Excavating

    Introducing the new CTG-2 for solving concrete problems. The CTG-2 is a hand-held, battery powered, nondestructive system for measuring the thickness and integrity of concrete slabs, pavements, tunnel linings, walls and other plate-like structures using the IMPACT ECHO principle. Requires no special knowledge or training — connect the CTG-2 to your laptop or tablet and ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Reducing the environmental impact of construction tunnelling

    The construction industry is among the top three drivers of resource use in the EU. This study investigated the environmental impacts of a common construction method, drill and blast tunnelling, using life cycle assessment. The researchers assessed 20 years of data on tunnelling in Norway to identify areas that could be targeted to reduce its environmental impact. They recommend reduced ...

  • Liveable Cities: Exposure to Air Pollution of Dangerous Airborne Particles (PM2.5) and the Toxic Gas NO2 a focus at 22nd International Clean Air and Environment Conference.

    Ecotech, Australia’s leader in environmental monitoring solutions, released new studies among others at CASANZ 2015 (Clean Air Society Australia and New Zealand), held from 21 – 23 September in Melbourne, addressing the world’s biggest environmental risk – air pollution. Keynote speaker at the conference and Founder and Director of “Clean Air in London”, Simon ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • New Soldo limit switchbox for high temperature applications

    Soldo Controls, the specialist manufacturer of position feedback devices in the Rotork Instruments Division, has introduced a high temperature extension to its LSB range of compact limit switchboxes for valves and dampers. Manufactured with an aluminium or stainless steel enclosure, the new switchbox has been tested for operation in temperatures up to 250ºC for 2 hours or ...


    By Rotork

  • Ecotech to share global experience at International Clean Air Conference this week

    At the 22nd International Clean Air and Environment Conference to be held from 21 – 23 September 2015 in Melbourne, Ecotech, Australia’s leader in environmental monitoring solutions will play a key role as sponsor of day 3 on the theme, ‘better outcomes’. The theme resonates with Ecotech in light of its progress in the last ten years. The company has rapidly expanded its ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Re-using PVC left-overs the smart way

    A €1.2 million investment in an upgraded recycling facility to handle PVC production left-overs paid for itself in 18 months at Protan Group, the Norway-based manufacturer of roofing foils and ventilation tubes for tunnels and mines. The investment, in equipment from German size-reduction technology specialist Pallmann, came through cost savings and increased capacity. Protan is now running ...

  • Management platform enables secure and simple remote access

    Sinema Remote Connect is a management platform supplied by Siemens for efficient and secure remote access to globally distributed machines and plants. The server application simplifies not only remote services, such as the remote maintenance of machines and plants, but also other remote applications, such as condition monitoring. Sinema Remote Connect manages and authorizes all communication ...


    By Siemens AG

  • ADMS User Group Meeting held in Beijing 2-3 June 2015

    In partnership with the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry (LAPC) of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), CERC China held a two-day ADMS UGM in Beijing, on the 2-3rd June 2015. ADMS UGM was well attended by over 70 delegates across China. Presentations included: ADMS’s application in large environmental projects internationally; applications of ADMS-Airport to Beijing ...

  • Air Monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of The Pyramids – Part 1

    It has all the ingredients of a thrilling novel or an exciting blockbuster movie: strange megalithic structures, sacred geometry, mysterious tunnels and a charismatic explorer on the trail of an ancient truth. But this is no work of fiction. In the fertile valley of Visoko, some 30 kilometres from Sarajevo, researchers and volunteers have spent the last ten years gradually uncovering traces of an ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

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