environmental noise survey News

  • Environmental Baseline Survey in Qatar

    WKC Group completes an Environmental Baseline Survey and Baseline Noise Measurements in Qatar WKC recently undertook an environmental baseline survey within the Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) on the North Eastern coast of the State of Qatar. Ras Laffan lies on the North Field, the ...


    By WKC Group

  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • WKC Group completes an Environmental Baseline Survey in Qatar

    WKC recently undertook an environmental baseline survey within the Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) on the North Eastern coast of the State of Qatar. Ras Laffan lies on the North Field, the largest gas field in the world with more than 900 trillion cubic feet of proven gas reserves. As part of an upcoming development of the on-shore elements of the North ...


    By WKC Group

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...


    By WKC Group

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the ...


    By WKC Group

  • A stand up noise service

    Noise consultants - performing surveys, complaint assessment or compliance monitoring - no longer have to choose between buying expensive equipment or turning down work, with a new subscription-based service called Noise Sentinel On Demand. Investing in brand new equipment for one project is not viable, especially as it may not be used on a regular basis and can quickly become outdated. To ...

  • Proactive noise protection saves money and trouble - Traffic noise remains serious environmental problem

    Dessau-Roßlau, 26 April 2011. Road traffic remains the greatest source of noise, according to the latest noise survey by the Federal Environment Agency, which polled 70,000 participants. The survey says that road traffic noise and aviation noise are the most annoying. "Efforts to protect the public from traffic noise are not yet adequate in Germany. There are still too many people who ...

  • Versatile Noise Meters ideal for both occupational & enviromental noise measurements

    The 6 new sound level meters that make the "Noise Quantifier" series can be effortlessly used in a wide range of noise monitoring applications both in industrial or environmental settings. The noise meters have been designed with the Health and Safety Professional in mind: Compliant with virtually all worldwide noise measurement regulations Robust and practical to use – no ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise Action Week 2015: Tackling Neighbourhood Noise Nusiance

    May 18th – May 23rd 2015 is Noise Action Week. As we’re dedicated to noise measurement, it’s certainly something we’re keen to promote. So, here’s an overview of what Noise Action Week is all about, how you can get involved and ways of dealing with neighbourhood noise nuisance. What is Noise Action Week? ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • More traffic in Montevideo, but no more noise

    Despite increasing numbers of motor vehicles, a study with a Brüel & Kjær sound level meter has proven noise levels in the bustling Uruguayan capital city Montevideo have remained relatively stable. The study - carried out by the capital's Administration - used a Bruel & Kjaer Sound Level Meter Type 2250 to measure from 63 different points around the city. The test ...

  • Introducing the Pulsar Noise Quantifier Range

    The Pulsar “Noise Quantifier” is the latest addition to the extensive portfolio of noise measuring equipment available from UK leading manufacturer Pulsar Instruments plc.  It is designed to provide health and safety professionals with a robust, compliant, easy to use noise meter to suit most applications and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise Action Week - we want to hear more

    In May local authorities, housing providers and partners in niose management across the UK were heard promoting solutions to noise problems. EPUK are carrying out an evaluation of the week, and are asking all who took part to give us feedback, to help inform future noise awareness work, by taking part in our short evaluation survey - which ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • See the Cirrus Noise Doctors at Safety & Health 2014

    Cirrus Research is taking its Noise Doctor advisory clinic to the Safety & Health Expo this June, when it opens its doors at the Excel in London for the first time. Enjoying a highly visible position on Stand Q2380 the team of experts will be offering advice, information and product demonstrations on a range of sound level meters, noise dosimeters, training courses and noise warning ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise measurement in the refuse and recycling sector – the shattering reality!

    The ability for a local authority to provide an efficient and effective refuse and recycling service is pivotal for both residents and the upkeep of the surrounding environment.  However with the increased noise levels that new recycling initiatives generate it is imperative that the welfare of operatives working in this sector is looked after rigorously.  David Wilford of No Going Back ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Releases SoundTrack LxT® Version 1.3 for Semi-Permanent Environmental Noise Monitoring

    Depew, NY, USA – The Larson Davis division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) has announced the release of SoundTrack LxT® firmware version 1.3, with added functionality for occasional and semi-permanent outdoor noise monitoring of city, factory and construction site noise. This latest release provides a lower-cost alternative to the high performance Model 831. It allows for overall statistical history, ...

  • What makes railway noise annoying? Research investigates

    A new study into the impact of railway noise has revealed that it is not just the level of noise that contributes to annoyance for local residents, but also the number of trains and the vibrations they cause. As railway transport is likely to increase in coming years, plans are needed to reduce these effects. A recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that one in ...

  • Keep it down! controlling noise in the workplace with Pulsar

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in Great Britain are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by law, be protected. Once noise-induced hearing loss has taken place, it ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • All quiet on the workplace-noise front: keeping employees protected from the risk of noise induced hearing loss

    It’s a decade since the ‘Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ was passed before coming into force in April 2006, putting in place a more stringent cap on ...


    By Casella

  • A World Leader in Acoustical Consulting and Noise Abatement Technology, by ATCO Noise Management, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.com

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will host special guest ATCO Noise Management (Calgary, Alberta), an ATCO Group company, as part of this week's "Industry Today" webcast. ATCO Noise Management is a full-service E+P+C/M contractor with decades of experience in the design and construction of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Traffic noise exposure usefully assessed by END digital maps

    Digital noise maps developed under the EU’s Environmental Noise Directive (END) are a useful way of assessing traffic noise exposure for local residents, according to a recent Swedish study. The END maps could also be used to standardise noise exposure information in noise and health research. Environmental noise, from sources including road, rail and air traffic, not only causes annoyance ...

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