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  • School Kids Warn About Dangers of Radon

    Six middle school children received kudos from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the acting U.S. Surgeon General for their efforts raise awareness on radon. Radon, an invisible radioactive gas, causes lung cancer and kills about 20,000 Americans each year. The only way to know if your home contains high radon levels is to test for it. The poster contest, for children ages 9 - 14, is ...

  • Public Warned of Carbon Monoxide Threats as Weather Cools

    As the weather cools across the nation, the public is advised to be on the lookout for carbon monoxide in their homes, offices and places of business.  Carbon monoxide can be become an indoor air quality (IAQ) threat when heating units malfunction or are not properly vented to the outdoors.  Machinery with combustion engines and generators can also create environments with high levels ...

  • Fix conservation programs to secure energy savings

    Ontario's Environmental Commissioner says the government needs to make improvements to its energy conservation programs, if it hopes to meet its tough new electricity reduction targets. With the release of a report called Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario - Results, Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller warns that "strong action will be needed if the government is to meet new electricity ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Are you looking for fixed total VOC gas detection at a price you can afford?

    Untitled Document Ion Science Ltd is launching their exciting new fixed PID gas detector TVOC for the detection and monitoring of total volatile organic compounds. TVOC has ...


    By Ion Science

  • EPA warns of cancer danger from radon in homes and schools

    January is National Radon Action Month, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is touting three initiatives to raise awareness about the risks of radon.  Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that can exist at dangerous levels in homes, schools and other buildings.  An estimated 20,000 people die every year in the U.S. from radon-related lung cancer. This year EPA is ...

  • Chlorine gas: danger and detection

    Properly installed, reliable gas detection can help prevent chlorine-related injury or death. In the workplace where chlorine is part of the process, fixed gas detection is the first line of defense for early warning of chlorine leaks and for changes to specific processes to stem and stop the leak. Detector Electronics’ GT3000 chlorine gas detector’s electrochemical cell has a range ...

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • Telegan and Crowcon to Supply Gas Detection Products to Gas Safe Register™ Inspectors

    Telegan Gas Monitoring and its exclusive industry partner, Anton Industrial Services, are providing a fleet of flue gas analysers and gas detectors to all Gas Safe Register™ inspectors. The contract involves 106 award-winning Telegan 'Sprint V' multi-purpose flue gas analysers and 106 Crowcon (Telegan’s parent company) 'Eikon' carbon monoxide monitors. Gas Safe Register™ replaced the CORGI gas ...

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

  • Swedish Coastguard chooses Crowcon gas detector for hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Swedish coastguard chooses Crowcon Gas Detector for Hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Mall Of The Emirates Chooses Crowcon Gas Detectors For Underground Car Park

    Dubai's Mall of the Emirates, the biggest shopping and leisure complex outside North America, has chosen Crowcon gas detectors to protect visitors using its covered car parks. 660 Xgard carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are distributed throughout the car parks to detect potential CO build-up from car exhausts. CO detectors are mandatory in all covered car parks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ...

  • Crowcon Extends UL and CSA Approved Portable Gas Detector Range

    UL and CSA approvals have been granted to a number of Crowcon’s rugged, portable, single and multiple gas detectors. This means they can be used throughout the US and Canada for hazardous area applications. The UL and CSA approved range now includes the new Tetra:3 for monitoring oxygen, toxic and flammable gases. The unit, which has a top-mounted display, is water and dust resistant to IP65 and ...

  • Two New Versions Of Simplest Disposable Gas Detector In The World

    Crowcon has introduced two new versions of the Eikon™, its tiny, disposable, single-gas detector. The new versions detect ammonia and chlorine and are guaranteed to operate without the need for parts or maintenance for two years and, uniquely, do not require specialist training . They are ideal for temporary use by site visitors, on-site contractors or for use during maintenance shutdowns. ...

  • Landfill gas quality SMS alerts on Cory Environmental site

    Cory Environmental wanted ‘smart’ gas monitoring for times when the site is not manned to avoid weekend and overnight staffing or lone working. Cory now has a system to monitor landfill gas concentrations and pressure continuously and send SMS alert messages. Cory Environmental took over the Hafod Quarry and Landfill in Wrexham, a mature landfill site, in 2008 and carefully ...


    By Geotech

  • Legal reaction to CO2 gas leak at nuclear power station

    Heysham 1 power station in Lancashire was recently served with an Improvement Notice from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), after 30 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) accidentally leaked from a corroded pipe ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Radon Gas, can you keep it out of your home?

    An amazing number of people are not aware of the dangers this gas poses to our health. Odorless, colorless, leaking out of the earth across most of the USA, and causing Cancer! Visit http://www.epa.gov/radon/zonemap.html for information in your area, for more information on this silent killer. Within the past several years, my parents tried to purchase a number ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Dependable detection of refrigerant gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

    Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine. These ’F-gases’ are extremely powerful greenhouse gases that trap heat in the atmosphere, contributing to global warming – most are between 1,000 and 20,000 times ...

  • Agriculture has big role to play in curbing greenhouse gas emissions

    The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report. Agriculture, including forestry, fisheries and livestock production, generate around a fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture must both contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to ...

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