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  • Kartotrak 2014 Improves Information Visualization and Sensor Connection

    The latest Kartotrak release also goes further with contaminated surface and volume estimation. The software now handles several contaminants taking into account all the complexity of your site. It also offers a new geostatistical tool which helps you homogenizing boreholes samples size for an improved estimation quality. - Kartotrak 2014 improves estimations Delivering ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • New Enviro Data Features

    Geotech continues to roll out new features in our flagship Enviro Data product, now in its tenth year of use by many government and private sector clients. Version 1.7 includes a new system to store geologic unit information independent of sample data. Users can now define geologic information at locations such as boreholes and outcrops, including the geologic unit, lithology, etc. Support for ...

  • DIGGS geoenvironmental - not just another format…

    A coalition of representatives from government, industry and software companies worldwide has collaborated with the aim of producing a definitive data transfer format for the geotechnical and geoenvironmental industry. The Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS) committee will release the first version of DIGGS in 2008 which will include standards for transfer ...


  • High-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring for cost-effective, accurate, and detailed results

    Understanding contaminant migration pathways, concentration gradients, and monitoring these over time, is key to a successful contaminated site cleanup. To achieve this, high-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring is essential. This workshop will present tools that can be used to gain the detailed data required, and how their principles and operation allow this in an accurate and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OFFERED BY UPGRADE OF R-CAM 1000 DOWNHOLE VIDEO SYSTEM

    Geoquip Water Solutions, specialist suppliers to the water industry, have announced enhancements to the R-Cam 1000 camera, the completely portable downhole video inspection system. A new video overlay board, Trilight accessory and extended cable for specialist applications offers operators enhanced viewing capabilities as well as the opportunity to more accurately assess environmental conditions ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Solinst Canada launches new laser marked model 101 p7 water level meter

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of the Model 101 Water Level Meter. The new Model 101 P7 Water Level Meter features the recently developed Solinst laser marked flat tape and a submersible probe. The new Solinst flat tape is made of extremely durable PVDF with accurate laser markings every 1/100 ft. or each millimeter, certified traceable to National ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation awards grants

    Three research grants recently awarded by the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation totaling US$12,500 will further study in the areas of public health, ground water resource management, and climate change. The selected projects are: Database Independent Microbial Source Tracking to Determine the Source of Fecal Pollution in Ground Water—This research includes an investigation ...

  • Boart Longyear Team Uses Dual-Tube Flooded Reverse Circulation Technique to Drill 60-inch Shaft through Loss Circulation Zones at Wyoming Coal Mine

    A Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com) drilling team rose to the challenge as it bore down into the earth to create a ventilation shaft for an underground longwall coal mine in Southwest Wyoming. The task? Guide a 60-inch bit to a depth of 550 feet through a challenging geological formation that included two aquifers – all in just over four weeks. Not ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Jewell Instruments, LLC announces new Force-Balanced Miniature (0.717 inch, 18.2 mm diameter) Quartz Flexure Accelerometer Sensors to their Inertial Sensors and Controls product line

    Jewell Instruments, a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of sensors and controls, meters and avionics, industrial test equipment, geophysical, and geotechnical products, today announced the addition of their new QFM-180 high temperature force-balanced miniature quartz flexure accelerometer sensors to their Inertial Sensors and Controls product group. The QFM-180 is the newest quartz ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...


    By Geotech

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

  • PhoCheck 3000+ EX ( PID ) Photo Ionization Detector For Sale On Ebay - £1,195.0

    We are currently selling our fleet of 15 IonScience PhoCheck 3000 + EX Photo Ionisation Detectors.  These have been fully refurbished by us the UK agent for Ion Science. These instruments are the 3000 range and therefore include full data logging facility and standard 10.6eV lamp. The PhoCheck has a complete range from simple survey tool up to an ATEX approved Intrinsically safe datalogging ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators lower their well construction costs through faster and more durable ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • Bluescope Steel Improve Ability to Report Environmental Data Using MP-5

    BlueScope Steel are a steel producing company with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Oceana and USA. In Australia they operate Port Kembla Steelworks, an integrated steelmaking operation with an annual production capacity of approximately 5.3 million tonnes of crude steel. It is the largest manufacturer and supplier of flat steel in Australia. For many operators of industrial sites, ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Isatis latest release helps you further in search neighborhood definition

    Make informed decisions when defining kriging neighborhoods and provide evidence to support them. The new Neighborhood Statistics functionality in Isatis 2016 computes all sorts of statistics to help in the choice of relevant neighborhood parameters. One cannot expect quality estimation without setting a correctly defined search neighborhood. But defining ...


    By Geovariances

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Preview bauma China 2012

    Bauma China has not only become the most important trade fair for the Chinese market, but has also established itself as a major showroom and meeting place for the international construction machinery community. At this major international trade fair, BAUER Maschinen GmbH will again be showcasing new and innovative plant and equipment and is looking forward to welcoming large numbers of visitors ...


    By BAUER Resources GmbH

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