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  • GaugerGSM - Now approved for use in explosive atmospheres

    GaugerGSM – an advanced ultrasonic level meter integrated with cellular (GSM) communications has been approved for use in explosive atmospheres. GaugerGSM is certified to Ex II 1G, Ex ia IIB T4 Ga with Ta = -30°C to +70°C and defined as intrinsically safe. The system is allowed for use in all zones: 0, 1 and 2. The system has been certified to both ATEX and IECEx by SIRA – a ...

  • EU project taking CO2 out of the atmosphere

    'The European Commission is committed to encouraging industry to reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and research plays a vital role in that,' said the European Science and Research Commissioner, Janez Potočnik. The accumulation of CO2 is considered to be the main cause of climate change. However, the EU-backed project CO2SINK, with financing to the tune of EUR 8.7 million, aims to ...

  • Allweiler Pumps approved for explosive atmospheres. New ATEX certificate for dust

    For many years progressing cavity pumps, peristaltic pumps, and macerators manufactured by Allweiler AG have fulfilled the requirements for use in potentially explosive gaseous atmospheres when used properly. But now – since end 2008 – they are also certified for use in dust-laden explosive atmospheres. The ATEX certificate confirms that Allweiler pumps now fully comply with EU directive 94/9/EC ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Diffusive Badges for Personal Exposure Monitoring

    We are the Technology Leader in Personal Monitoring Badges, the most cost-effective and convenient way to monitor chemicals in a worker’s personal breathing zone. We also have Laboratories. AT Labs operates AIHA-accredited labs which provide personal air samplers to industrial hygienists and analyze the contents of returned samplers.  Assay Technology's Miller-Nelson ...


    By Assay Technology, Inc

  • Global monitoring network to visit CO2CRC Otway Project

    More than 20 atmospheric researchers from the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) will visit the CO2CRC Otway Project today to see the atmospheric monitoring system used to assure the project’s safe storage of carbon dioxide deep underground. “The Otway Project has given us a lot of experience in this area,” says Nadja Muller, Otway Project Manager. “CSIRO ...

  • Ashtead expands environmental monitoring instrument fleet

    Ashtead Technology has significantly increased its fleet of equipment for environmental and occupational safety monitoring with the addition of the TSI QUEST range of instruments. As a TSI Gold Channel Distributor, Ashtead will offer these advanced instruments for both hire and sale; providing customers with both instrumental and financial flexibility. “This is a major boost to our ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Portable biogas monitoring for process control & analysis

    Regular, reliable and accurate monitoring of biogas yield is essential for optimising process performance, treatment and control. There are many solutions and products available using the latest gas measurement techniques however not all are reliable, maintain the required accuracy or assist with minimising potential downtime. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials, ...

  • MEPs vote to equip power plants to store CO2 underground

    The European Parliament's Environment Committee wants all larger power stations built from 2015 onwards to be equipped with the new carbon capture and storage technology (CCS), which stores CO2 emissions permanently underground instead of releasing it into the atmosphere, it said in a co-decision vote on Tuesday. MEPs had already proposed financing demonstration projects through the revised ...


    By European Parliament

  • Space mission set to monitor the effects of climate change

    NPL is helping the UK play a key role in an international space mission to predict the effects of climate change. EarthCARE is a mission to compare cloud distribution with radiation, giving a more detailed picture of how clouds affect climate change. It is run jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  Scientists know that clouds can affect ...

  • Quality Certification for Ultrasonic Sewer Flow Monitor Specialist

    Sewer flow survey instrumentation specialist, Detectronic, has achieved ISO9001:2008 accreditation for its quality management systems from the Sira Certification Service.  The internationally recognised approval covers all aspects of manufacture, marketing, hire and maintenance of ultrasonic velocity-area flow monitors and systems. It also recognises that the Detectronic equipment is ...


    By Detectronic Ltd

  • Record elevation set for Tekran: ambient air monitoring in the clouds

    The Tekran ambient air mercury speciation system has been taken to new heights. The Tekran 2537-1130-1135 speciation system has been successfully deployed for long-term monitoring at an elevation of 3810 meters (12,500 ft) at Mt. Waliguan, China. This beats the old record of 2763 meters (9065 ft) at Mt. Bachelor set by Dr. Daniel Jaffe’s Research Group. The installation and ongoing ...

  • Drone Employee successfully tests a pollution-monitoring drone

    The team of Drone Employee, the project launched by Airalab, has tested a drone specially equipped to analyze air quality. The test flight took place in the center of St. Petersburg, Russia. According to the project, the drones perform dynamic monitoring of air pollution with the help of sensors on board. They measure the concentration of greenhouse gases and particulate pollutants thus helping ...

  • EPA Monitoring Shows South China Sea Not Polluted

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of the Executive Yuan said the first successful marine water quality monitoring it conducted in the Spratly Islands in September 2010 showed that water quality at all monitoring points around Taiping Island and Central Reef are qualified with Taiwan’s A type standards of marine environmental quality, making it an unpolluted sea area. It is ...

  • AQMesh: a new option for flexible air quality monitoring

    AQMesh has an impressive collection of global users and performance results measuring ambient air quality in applications ranging from traffic planning and urban hotspots to industrial fence line monitoring, building ventilation management, or environmental lobbying. This pole-mounted unit comes with an independent power supply and communications, so offering the possibility of measuring air ...


    By AQMesh

  • CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC’s

    CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC's Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches 'VOC Pro', a new , ATEX & UL certified, hand held, photoionisation air monitor ...


    By Casella

  • The sector is gearing up for new European regulations on Ecolabelling and Ecodesign for biomass equipment

    The International Bioenergy Congress, organised by AVEBIOM, will deal with the legislative changes that will affect the sector over the coming years The regulations regardingenergy labelling for solid ...

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • Continuous Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons using Automatic Thermal Desorption-Gas Chromatography

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a group of over 100 different chemicals that are known to be formed typically during incomplete combustion of organic matter at high temperature. Their major sources in the atmosphere include industrial processes, vehicle exhausts, waste incinerations, and domestic heating emissions. Due to their carcinogenic/mutagenic effects, 16 PAHs are currently ...


    By Chromatotec Group

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