environmental sample processing News

  • HPA develops new environmental sampling process

    The Health Protection Agency has developed a new environmental sampling process to help assess the risks to human health from major chemical disasters. Delegates at the Health Protection Agency’s annual conference in Warwick will find out how soil, herbage and dust sampling processes will allow Agency scientists to assess the short and long term health risks from chemical contaminants following ...


    By Health Protection Agency

  • New Process Killed All Microbes in Katrina Floodwater Sample

    NEW YORK, New York - Engineers have developed a water purification technique that can eliminate 100 percent of the microbes in New Orleans water samples left from Hurricane Katrina. The technique makes use of specialized resins, copper and hydrogen peroxide to purify tainted water. The system is considered safer, cheaper and simpler to use than many other methods. While ...

  • Fujicolor Processing Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crime

    (Washington, D.C.)  Fujicolor Processing agreed to pay a $200,000 criminal fine for discharging excessive amounts of silver-tainted photo processing waste to a Texas wastewater treatment plant, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency announced today.  ...

  • NUVIA Process

    The evaluation has demonstrated that Kartotrak can provide key information to a project manager for a better risk management. After several technical exchanges between NUVIA Process and Geovariances about the use of geostatistics for radiologically contaminated soil characterization, a guided evaluation was conducted to try Kartotrak on a real dataset. The first objective was to ensure that the ...


    By Geovariances

  • Pickering demonstrates 4-column GPC with parallel processing for increased sample clean-up throughput

    Pickering Laboratories, Inc., announces an innovative GPC Quattro gel permeation chromatography (GPC) instrument that runs four columns in parallel, providing substantial improvements in sample clean-up throughput at substantially lower cost than four 1-column systems. Pickering will be the exclusive North American distributor of this latest GPC instrument from LCTech GmbH when it is released in ...

  • New TOC sample vials from GE

    GE Analytical Instruments is now offering pre-cleaned, 40-mL GE TOC Sample Vials suitable for environmental, municipal, and process applications. These vials are cleaned of organic residues with an advanced automated process in an ISO 9001 environment to ensure the quality of your TOC measurements. GE Analytical Instruments guarantees the performance of these vials. GE TOC Sample ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Buy IAQ & Environmental Sampling Supplies & Equipment, Win An iPad and Other Great Prizes

    EMLab P&K's Products Division celebrates launch of new online store with Products Sweepstakes and Apple iPad giveaway. Customers who purchase sampling supplies and equipment can qualify to be automatically entered into a drawing for prizes.   San Bruno, CA, January 17, 2011 – EMLab P&K today announced the EMLab P&K Products Sweepstakes to celebrate the ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • PM Environmental to Present on Improved Soil Sampling Method at the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Event

    PM Environmental will be presenting at the fifth annual AIPG American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Technical Workshop on June 16-17 in Roscommon County, Michigan. The presentation topic will be Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM), a method of soil sampling that improves accuracy and significantly reduces costs for site assessments.  The two-day event will focus ...


    By PM Environmental

  • Rotork Schischek simplifies petrochemical sampling and analysis

    Rotork Schischek compact explosionproof valve actuators have been selected as the reliable solution for a critical petrochemical analysis process. Ecopetrol is the largest petroleum company in Colombia, engaged in oil and gas exploration, production and refining. The company uses Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) to perform quantitative sampling separation of hydrocarbons. The process separates ...


    By Rotork

  • More Than 14 Million Environmental Sampling Records from National Laboratory Are Now Available Online

    Regulators, stakeholders, scientists and the greater public will have access to remediation and other environmental data records associated with EM’s legacy nuclear cleanup program in near real time on a new website portal. Conversion to this cloud-based system achieved a substantial reduction in operating and maintenance costs, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • TOC analyser for process water

    The QuickTOCcondensate is the online measurement system for the fast and precise determination of TOC in pure water of industrial processes. Its patented thermal oxidation technique at 1,200°C guarantees that all organic impurities are completely oxidised without exception and offers the added saving of negating the need of expensive catalysts, as with other high temperature methods. The ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • BacTech Begins Tailing Sampling at Telamayu, Bolivia

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) announces that it has obtained approval from Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, the state-owned mining company for Bolivia ("COMIBOL") and has begun sampling tailings from the Telamayu mill site in Bolivia. At this stage there is no agreement in place between BacTech and COMIBOL but if the sampling results ...


    By Marketwire

  • EMSL Analytical Offers Radiological Sample Analysis

    Cinnaminson, NJ, April 28th, 2011 Twenty-five years ago the world faced one of the first major crises at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl.  Earlier this year the public was reminded of the potential hazards associated with nuclear energy when a nuclear power plant in Japan began releasing radiation after it was hit with a massive earthquake and tsunami. The most recent crisis has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Tanaka Precious Metals Establishes Ultrathin Membrane Processing Technology for Palladium-based Hydrogen Separation (Permeation) Membranes; Starting Provision of Samples to Europe, the US and Asia

    Tokyo, July 14, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) announced today that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) has established an ultrathin membrane processing technology for rolled palladium based foils used for hydrogen separation (permeation) membranes, and will begin provision of samples to Europe, the US and ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Free Sampling Probe with purchase of Condensation Particle Counter

    From now until 6/30/2013 when you buy a Kanomax Model 3800 Condensation Particle Counter we’ll give you a free sampling probe.  The probe has a $800 USD value. The 3800 is a handheld aerosol research instrument with Nano particle counting capability suitable for many applications including: Indoor Air Quality Investigation, Aerosol Research, Filter Test, Environmental Monitoring for ...


    By Kanomax USA, Inc.

  • Picarro Introduces a Shoe Box-Sized Device that Extracts Water in Minutes from Environmental, Tissue and Food Samples for High-Precision Isotope Analysis Anywhere in the World

    Picarro, the maker of the world’s leading instruments for carbon and water cycle measurements today unveiled its new Induction Module - Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (IM-CRDS) system, a compact, field-deployable and high-precision water isotope measurement solution that can extract water from plant, soil, and food samples and measure hydrogen and oxygen ...


    By Picarro, Inc

  • Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. Introduces Sample Master® Mobile

    ATL is pleased to announce the addition of Sample Master® Mobile to its product family. By using Sample Master® Mobile, data can be electronically captured and quickly synchronized with Sample Master® Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), providing increased accuracy, quicker customer turn around times and improved worker productivity. Sample Master® Mobile will eliminate ...

  • Webinar in June: Best Practices for Collecting Soil Samples for VOC Analysis

    About the webinar When it comes to getting accurate and reliable data on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil samples, collecting and preserving the samples correctly is the most important step in the process – the data are only as good as the samples you get.  This webinar will take you through the alternatives for soil sample collecting and provide recommendations for ...


    By Geotech

  • ASTM D6009 - 12 Standard Guide for Sampling Waste Piles

    This guide is intended to provide guidance for sampling waste piles. It can be used to obtain samples for waste characterization related to use, treatment, or disposal; to monitor an active pile; to prepare for closure of the waste pile; or to investigate the contents of an abandoned pile. Techniques used to sample include both in-place evaluations of the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Axion Consulting's MRF event highlights need for accurate sampling data

    Many operators of UK Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) could be failing to sample and measure their mixed waste streams correctly, resulting in a potential loss of value from the many thousands of tonnes of materials being processed. Poor understanding of the tools and techniques involved are possible reasons why medium-sized and smaller plants, in particular, are ...

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