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  • PG&E Improves Gas Leak Survey Capability with Heath Consultants’ Advanced Detection Device

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is now able to more efficiently identify potential leaks on its gas pipeline system by using a highly advanced leak detection device by Heath Consultants Inc. The leak detection device, known as Detecto Pak-Infrared (DP-IR™), is designed to be selective in detecting methane and will not generate a false alarm on other hydrocarbon gases. The ...


    By PRWeb

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Gas leak in Ipswich restaurant – carbon dioxide hits the news again

    Last Monday (22 June, 2015) saw an incident involving a leak of CO2 from a drinks machine in McDonald’s on Tavern Street, Ipswich. The restaurant was evacuated for several hours to allow firefighters to ventilate the building. Members of staff were treated at the scene but thankfully no-one was ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Portable Monitor Detects and Measures Chlorine Dioxide

    A portable instrument for the detection and measurement of chlorine dioxide (ClO2) is available from PureAire Monitoring Systems, Inc. A rugged, battery-powered instrument, the Mini-BA Chlorine Dioxide Monitor is ideal for safety monitoring at sites where fumigation and/or sterilization work is being performed. The instrument is also suitable for portable leak detection and temporary monitoring ...

  • TDL-500 with Archer GPS finds methane leaks fast

    Finding gas leaks or proving none exist has just become much easier. With a continuous log of GPS position and methane (CH4) analysis proving zero ppm or showing leak readings from just 1ppm to 100%, Geotech has provided an easy-to-use leak detector. With almost-instant response from the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • A-gas embraces training initiative with cool concerns

    A-Gas has a “Solutions Provider” market approach with regard to its supply of specialist gases, which include a wide range of refrigerants, nitrogen and oxy acetylene.  In line with this approach it has teamed up with Cool Concerns Ltd to offer high quality refrigeration and air conditioning training and advice. With an increased uptake in low GWP refrigerants, such as ...


    By A-Gas

  • Abnormal Weather Plays Havoc With Buried Infrastructure

    Dallas Water Utilities Discovers Massive Hidden Sinkhole And Achieves Huge Savings Through Annual Leak Detection Program The year began with the Lone Star state experiencing its fourth year of drought, compelling State Governor Greg Abbott to reissue an Emergency Disaster Proclamation in early May to deal with the declining ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Bad Wrap: Inline tools for Condition Assessment of Bar-Wrapped Pipe (BWP)

    Utilities complete condition assessment of bar-wrapped pipe with Smartball®, Pipediver®, and Robotic Platform Tools By the early 1940s, cast iron pipe was losing its historic cachet as the go-to material for new buried infrastructure. Cast iron's replacement ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • PURE TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES $13 MILLION IN NEW WORK

    Calgary, Alberta, Pure Technologies Ltd., TSX-V: PUR: announced today that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Laurel, Maryland (“WSSC”) has approved the issue of a US$7.75 million change order to an existing US$9 million, 3-year engineering services contract with Openaka, a division of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”). The change order ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Never Assume: Ontario utility surprised to find unexpected pipe material during force main condition assessment

    The familiar adage, “never assume anything” certainly applies to the water and wastewater pipeline industry. The message was brought home to Utilities Kingston (UK) early this year when the utility was surprised to find unexpected pipe material on sections of pipe during a condition assessment on its Dalton Avenue (North ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Still Healthy After 35 Years in Operation - DWS Takes Proactive Approach To Assess 90 Km of Large-Diameter Pipe

    The Usutu Water Scheme supplies raw water to a number of coal-fired power stations and towns in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The bulk water pipeline, completed in the late 1970s, consists of large diameter (DN1300 mm) pre-stressed concrete non-cylinder pipe (PCP) that links two mains for a total of 90 kilometers between the Rietspruit, Davel and Kriel Reservoirs.  ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

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