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  • A-Metrics restructures management team

    A-Metrics, LLC announced the appointment of W. Richard (Rick) Webster as the firm’s general manager and chief executive officer. Prior to being named CEO Webster served as Chief Financial Officer for the company. A-Metrics has also formed a new scientific advisory board to help enhance efforts to maximize commercial application of its innovative linear measurement device that operates as a ...


    By A-Metrics LLC

  • CETCI Introduces a New Economical BACnet Transmitter for Commercial HVAC Applications

    Delta, B.C. – Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) will launch their new low cost PET (Parkade Emissions Transmitter) this summer.   The PET is a new economical BACnet transmitter that is available with electrochemical sensors and temperature enclosed in a general purpose ABS enclosure. Sensors available include carbon monoxide, ...

  • NASA Finds Sea Ice Decline Driving Rise in Arctic Air Pollutants

    Drastic reductions in Arctic sea ice in the last decade may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, resulting in ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of toxic mercury in the Arctic, according to a new NASA-led study. The connection between changes in the Arctic Ocean's ice cover and bromine chemical processes is determined by the interaction between the salt ...

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Ionicon at 6th future security, security research conference

    IONICON science manager, Dr. Philipp Sulzer will co-chair the session A3 Detection of hazardous Material and give a lecture. Terrorism, organized crime and sabotage, but also natural disasters and technological accidents can cause serious damage and disruption with long-lasting consequences for economies and the quality of life. The ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Keeping Coal Stockyard fires in check with continuous monitoring

    As part of the Coal Fire Detection System Land have developed the Coal Pile Fire Detector to tackle the problematic storage of coal in large and difficult to access facilities. The hotspot detection system mounted at a suitable viewing point is able to scan a very large area for dangerous hotspots, its pan and tilt mechanism providing great flexibility and a wide range of view. A clear display on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Crowcon’s Gas-Pro PID Protects Workers from VOCs and H2S

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Pro PID portable gas detector, part of the popular Gas-Pro range, detects a wide range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in many industrial applications. VOCs are not only highly flammable, they also pose a significant toxic hazard at very low concentrations – well below the lower explosive limit (LEL) of the VOCs. H2S, also detected by PID, is likewise ...

  • Statement from Secretary Moniz on the Occasion of the 2015 Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

    In 1992, the United States government voluntarily implemented a moratorium on nuclear explosive testing—a policy that has been observed ever since, by four presidential administrations, both Democrat and Republican. Four years later, the United States was the first country to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) when it opened for signature. Today, the Obama Administration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • PhoCheck+ Provides Optimal Breathing Safety For Fire Fighters

    Used widely within the Fire Service Industry, the PhoCheck+ 1000 from Ion Science provides crucial testing of air compressors for safe, uncontaminated use of breathing apparatus. Evidence shows that oils and greases used to lubricate air compressors cause contamination of air that has been compressed into the tank, resulting in fire fighters experiencing an unpleasant ‘chemical taste’ ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • 160 experts meet for the »10th GreCon fire protection symposium«

    The latest findings and developments of the last years were introduced at the 10th GreCon fire protection symposium "Protection against Dust Fires and Explosions in the Industry" which took place in Bad Wildungen near Kassel from 26 to 27 April 2012. With around 160 participants, the anniversary event of the series, which has been organised by the specialist for spark detection and ...

  • GA3000 PLUS - Continuous monitoring for cost-effective protection

    A fixed gas detection system protects you and your assets as it is designed to reduce the time usually taken to manually asses a potentially explosive area. Furthermore, it is easier and more cost effective to maintain than portable gas detection as it is less susceptible to loss and damage. Geotech’s GA3000 PLUS is a robust fixed analyser that helps customers do that and more. It ...


    By Geotech

  • Combustible gas detector provides rapid 3-Second response to Dangerous Leaks

    The advanced Model IR400 Point IR Combustible Gas Detector from General Monitors features an industry-leading three-second T90 response time to the presence of combustible hydrocarbon-based gases, which allows plant operators to respond quickly to gas leaks and avoid potential accidents. With its fast three-second response time, the Model IR400 Infrared Gas Detector provides an added margin of ...


    By General Monitors

  • Chromatotec® certified ATEX for zone 1 & 2

    Since 2009, Chromatotec® proposes a version of its MEDOR® analyzer in Exp cabinet for hazardous areas. This solution dedicated for monitoring and online analysis of sulfurs and odorous compounds in natural gas today received the ATEX certification for zone 1. MEDOR® was already certified for zone 2 since 2014. The ATEX directive consists of two EU directives describing what equipment ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Gee & Co high-tech methanol dosing for Southern Water

    Five sewage treatment works in the Southern Water region are to use sophisticated methanol dosing plant manufactured by Gee & Company and utilising Signal metering pumps for the de-nitrification of final effluent, utilising biological treatment. Procurement of the equipment is being carried out for Southern Water by 4D via Black & Veatch.Methanol, readily available as a high carbon ...

  • U.S. files amended complaint against owners and operators of Massachusetts plant that exploded in 2006

    The United States has filed an action in U.S. District Court against the operators and owners of an inks and paint products manufacturing facility in Danversport, Mass., that exploded and burned the day before Thanksgiving, 2006. On July 19, 2010, the United States amended a complaint that was filed in March of this year. The civil action against operators C.A.I. Inc., Arnel Company Inc., and two ...

  • Fighting Coal mill fires before they start

    As part of the new Coal Fire Detection system from Land instruments international, the Mill Fire Detector - a highly sensitive rapid response CO monitor - addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills. The CO detector is the fastest and most effective way of recognising hidden dangers and providing ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that AL Solutions, a West Virginia-based metal recycler, has agreed to implement extensive, company-wide safeguards to prevent future accidental releases of hazardous chemicals from its facilities, resolving alleged Clean Air Act violations (CAA) stemming from an explosion at the company’s New Cumberland, W. Va. facility that killed ...

  • HART® communication protocol ensures reliable communication with Crowcon’s IRmax gas detector

    Easy and reliable connection and communication is vital when using a gas detector, which is why Crowcon has introduced the HART Communication Protocol for its IRmax infrared (IR) hydrocarbon detector. The HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) Communication Protocol is the global standard for sending and receiving digital information across analog wires between smart devices and control or ...

  • GreCon at XYLEXPO 2012

    Presentation of new and further developments in the area of fire protection & measuring systems GreCon will exhibit new developments and enhancements of their current range of PREVENTIVE FIRE PROTECTION and MEASURING TECHNOLOGY for the wood, wood based panel and furniture industries at this year's XYLEXPO in Milan from 8 to 12 May 2012 in hall 4, stand A63. What these ...

  • B&W Tek, Inc. Announces New Software Releases

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is pleased to announce a number of new software releases that will improve user interface with B&W Tek products. The newest release of BWSpec, a spectral data acquisition software that is the foundation for all of B&W Tek spectrometer ...


    By B&W Tek

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