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  • Detecting risky residual currents using differential current measurement: operating electrical systems safely with RC monitoring

    Residual currents in low voltage networks represent a fundamental safety risk, if they go undetected or if they are detected too late. They may cause operations to be interrupted unexpectedly, incurring damage to man and machine and in the final instance, leading to high costs. "Detect early, warn and take action" are the watchwords in risk prevention. Permanent monitoring of residual currents is ...


    By Camille Bauer Metrawatt AG

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    Burmese waste management begins a new era with the TANA landfill compactor

    Wong Fong Myanmar recently signed a distributorship agreement with Tana Oy. Mr. Sunny Liu of Wong Fong Myanmar says that with this agreement they are hoping to be able to improve solid waste management in Myanmar (Burma). From left: Kari Kangas (Tana Oy), Mirja Yli-Erkkilä (Tana Oy), Sunny ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Nitrate pollution and environmental monitoring

    Background: Increased nitrate concentrations in ground water The nitrate pollution of ground water generates considerable media attention. The reasons are several excesses of the threshold value. According to a report of the EU commission from 2016, 28% of the measuring spots showed nitrate values higher than 50mg/l in the years from 2012 to 2015. On the 21st of June 2018, the European ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Full-scale application of nZVI: innovative geochemical barrier supported by direct current

    Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater receiving river. The innovative approach including formation of nZVI reactive geochemical barrier combined with electrokinetics was chosen. Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions

    The new monitoring requirements being imposed on Medium Combustion Plants (MCPs) and Large Combustion Plants (LCPs) in Europe is symptomatic of environmental initiatives affecting a wide variety of industries. In the following article, Dr Andrew Dixon from Gasmet Technologies UK (formerly Quantitech) explains how instrumentation manufacturers are responding to these new challenges. The ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • A world of environmental monitoring under one roof

    According to the World Health Organisation 4.2 million people die every year from exposure to outdoor air pollution, and a further 3.8 million die from indoor pollution - 91% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.   Clearly, concerted international action is necessary to reduce the emissions of harmful pollutants and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Monitors inform local air quality management strategy

    In North Ayrshire, Scotland, monitoring activities have demonstrated that the main local air quality issues are related to traffic congestion caused by a section of the High Street in Irvine, which is being used as a bus terminus, and by queuing traffic at New Street in Dalry. In both locations the pollutant of most concern is Nitrogen Dioxide. ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • FIDAS PM monitors chosen for Irish air quality network

    Following a public consultation in 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Ireland has awarded a contract for up to 44 particulate matter (PM) monitors to enhance and expand the existing monitoring network. The successful bid was submitted jointly by EMS Environmental Monitoring Systems Ltd. (Dublin) and Air Monitors Ltd. (UK). The award is a major component of the EPA’s new ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Water monitoring system wins VINCI Facilities innovation award

    VINCI Facilities has won an innovation award for its work in the Royal Parks using advanced water level monitoring technology and cloud-based data management from OTT Hydromet to improve the management of the Longford River. ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Monitoring for Millennials: Why the Younger Generation Needs to Listen Up…

    By 2031, 20% of the population are predicted to suffer from hearing loss, costing the UK economy £25 billion. Workplace hearing loss is a serious concern, with approximately, 20,000 people working last year suffering from noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), both new and longstanding cases. ...


    By Casella

  • Using an Infrared Sensor (IR Sensor) for Reliable Methane Gas Monitoring

    This article explains why an infrared sensor (IR sensor) is the preferred option for methane detection, as methane detectors are essential for monitoring safety and efficiency in a wide range of applications. Gas detectors that ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • New EPA system developed to share continuous ‘real-time’ monitoring data

    The maturation and expansion of water quality monitoring technology has led to a substantial amount of continuous or “real-time” water resource data that managers must now contend with when assessing and restoring state waters. These data are incredibly useful — but are owned by various agencies, stored in different formats, and not easily accessible or acquired. The ...

  • Bertin develops the SaphyRAD-E for EDF, a new-generation multiprobe contamination monitor

    Bertin Technologies, a CNIM Group subsidiary, announces the launch of the SaphyRAD-E, a device for monitoring the level of radioactive contamination on surfaces. Designed to meet EDF requirements, this device will gradually equip the 19 nuclear plants currently in operation in France. Its main use will be to detect and prevent any surface contamination of personnel leaving work areas. ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Royal Eijkelkamp present at Tailingdam Seminar in Brasil

    Royal Eijkelkamp was one of the participants of the International Seminar on Tailingdam Technologies & Management in Minas Gerais, Brasil. The objective of the seminar was to discuss new policies and to present new technologies to the mining companies to help to implement them. Minas Gerais has more than 315 tailing dams, 50% of the total in Brazil. Besides well organised and monitored dams, ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Complying with changing Mercury emissions regulations

    Gasmet Technologies will focus on mercury emissions monitoring at CEM 2018. Technical support staff will be available at the company’s exhibition booth (#40) to discuss the latest regulatory developments and how Gasmet’s recent certification achievements enable compliance with current and future monitoring requirements. Gasmet’s Emilia Jyrkiäinen has been invited to speak ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Introducing Sentinel Air Quality, from EMS Bruel & Kjaer and envea

    We are proud to announce a major update for Sentinel. You already trust Sentinel for noise and vibration compliance monitoring. Now you can use it to manage up to nine parameters of dust, gas and odor. EMS Brüel & Kjær has partnered with envea, the French environmental solutions provider, to add air quality monitoring to the Sentinel service offering. Using envea’s Cairnet ...


    By EMS Brüel & Kjær

  • AQMesh shows high accuracy local ozone readings across global locations

    AQMesh has been measuring ozone (O3) using small sensors since 2011 and the readings from the latest generation electrochemical sensor, using AQMesh v4.2.3 processing, as compared to co-located certified reference readings, consistently show an R2 of over 0.9 with an accuracy ±10ppb (20µg/m3). AQMesh pods have been measuring ozone levels around the world and co-location ...


    By AQMesh

  • Precipitation Sensor Added to Pulsar Line

    Precipitation in its various forms can have significant impact on a range of operations, making it crucial to have a reliable source for current weather conditions. The new Pulsar 100™ Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems offers the latest technology in rich precipitation data.   The 24-GHz Doppler radar precipitation-only monitoring system was developed in response to the ...

  • E Instruments Analyzer Apps for Android & iOS Devices

    These apps allow you to connect to your model E1500, E4500, or E6000 combustion analyzer, via a wireless Bluetooth connection or QR code communication, to your mobile device. Once the analyzer is paired with the app you can view the current readings, save the measurements, & wirelessly send and share combustion data and ...

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