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  • AQE 2018 Seminar on Clean Air Zones

    AQE 2018 (Telford, 21+22 Nov), the Air Quality & Emissions event, will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on solutions for the management and delivery of Clean Air Zones (CAZs). CAZs are a major part of the Government’s plans to ensure compliance with EU limit values for NOx pollution and twelve cities are currently actively considering introducing ...

  • FTIR gas monitoring seminar a huge success

    Quantitech recently organised a very popular seminar focusing on multiparameter gas detection for both ambient and stack monitoring applications. The event took place at Bletchley Park and drew a large audience from a wide variety of industries including construction, industrial controls, Environment Agency, education, research, consultancies, test houses, hospitals, police, DSTL, Health & ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Latest gas monitors on show at HazMat 2010

    Advanced gas sampling and monitoring instrumentation from Quantitech will be on display at HazMat 2010, the third annual conference for HazMat professionals in the UK. Organised by the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), the two day conference is the preeminent networking event for people involved with hazardous materials. Quantitech was recently awarded a major contract to supply ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • EA Approval for Multi-gas Stack Monitor

    The Horiba PG250 is a highly popular portable multiparameter stack monitor which can simultaneously measure up to five separate gas components using IR detection for CO, SO2, and CO2; chemiluminescence for NOx; and a zirconium oxide sensor for O2 measurements. Over the past few months Quantitech has received many enquiries from users regarding the acceptability of PG250 results given that the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Shawcity Seminar 2: Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

    The second seminar of the series hosted by Shawcity took place on Wednesday 13th July at Wrag Barn Golf and Country Club with a focus on Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring. With lively Q&A sessions and plenty of time for networking, the events provide a fantastic opportunity to meet others working in similar fields and discuss or exchange industry-relevant ideas and information. ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Casella Monitor awarded MCERTS approval on gas analyzers

    Casella Monitor, manufacturer of Ambient Air Quality gas analyzers and systems for the natural environment, has successfully attained MCERTS approval for the ML98000 Series Ambient Gas Analyzers for Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Ozone (O3) – giving UK and European customers renewed confidence in the analyzers performance and extra security that data and ...


    By Casella

  • DEP Monitors Stray Gas Remediation in Bradford County; Requires Chesapeake to Eliminate Gas Migration

    Chesapeake Commits to Evaluate, Remediate All PA Wells to Conform with Improved Casing Regulations HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. - While the Department of Environmental Protection continues to monitor Chesapeake Energy's progress in remediating stray methane gas in Wilmot Township, ...

  • AMETEK Develops FlarePro Mass Spectrometer for Flare Gas Combustion Monitoring

    New rules for flare stack combustion from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to take effect in early 2019 include additional monitoring and analysis requirements that make it necessary for refinery operators to quickly and accurately determine the heat values of flare stack gases. Determining the heating values of vent gas is important because sufficient combustible ...

  • Small business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 grant to develop air quality monitoring equipment

    A business in Topsfield, Mass. was among seven businesses nationwide to win a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and commercialize technology that helps protect the environment. OPTRA Inc. Topsfield, Mass, received $299,956 for its air quality monitoring equipment from EPA’s Small Business Innovation and Research program. The air quality monitoring system will ...

  • Crowcon’s xgard IR gas detector now approved to latest amendment of marine equipment directive

    Crowcon’s Xgard IR infrared (IR) gas detector is now approved to the latest amendment of the Marine Equipment Directive (MED, 96/98/EC). This means the low cost detector can be used to detect flammable gases and vapour hazards on tankers, drilling ships, FPSOs, dive vessels, coastguard vessels, ferries and other marine vessels. Applications for the Xgard IR include pump rooms and monitoring ...

  • Continuous Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons using Automatic Thermal Desorption-Gas Chromatography

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a group of over 100 different chemicals that are known to be formed typically during incomplete combustion of organic matter at high temperature. Their major sources in the atmosphere include industrial processes, vehicle exhausts, waste incinerations, and domestic heating emissions. Due to their carcinogenic/mutagenic effects, 16 PAHs are currently ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • North Country Gas Station Owners to Install Equipment to Prevent Ground Water Pollution (NY)

    "Gas station owners have a responsibility to regularly monitor their underground storage tanks to protect against potential leaks of petroleum," said EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck. "Leaking tanks can contaminate ground water, putting people and the environment at risk." EPA inspections of the companies’ tanks revealed that they had failed to comply with important requirements of ...

  • General Monitors Gas & Flame Detectors Receive DNV-GL and MED Marine Approvals

    General Monitors announces that its most popular advanced gas and flame detectors now meet the Marine Equipment Directive (MED) for Det Norske Veritas’ (DNV) Offshore Standards as well as DNV·GL Type Approval. MED is the European Directive requiring that gas and flame detectors installed in marine environments be tested to specific standards and inscribed with the “wheel ...


    By General Monitors

  • Landfill Gas to Cash

    Assessing the value of landfill gas and advising on its optimum use is one of the specialist services of landfill experts, Coventry-based, Automatic Flare Systems (AFS).   AFS uses its mobile flare skid for landfill gas pumping trials to analyse the quantity and composition of landfill gas. Mounted on the skid is a Geotech GA3000 static gas analyser. It monitors the untreated ...


    By Geotech

  • Vortex FP control panels monitor gas detectors in Zone 1 hazardous areas

    Crowcon’s new Vortex FP Compact control panel increases the flexibility of its flameproof product range. Like the existing Vortex FP, the FP Compact is specifically designed to monitor toxic and flammable gas detectors or fire detectors where there is a need for the control system to be ...

  • Conference : Lille Metropolitan Urban Community - Experience feedback on a Comprehensive Odour & Gas Monitoring System

    The Urban Community of Lille has chosen in 2013 to equip its Organic Recovery Centre with a comprehensive odour monitoring system. This conference brings together all the project stakeholders: Community of Lille, Alpha M.O.S and its partners Numtech and Airpoll. They will present the context of the project, the solution implemented, the ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • GE Oil & Gas Expands Offshore Drilling Blowout Preventer and Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Capabilities

    Offshore Technology Conference (OTC): GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has expanded its suite of blowout preventer (BOP) and remote monitoring and diagnostic (RM&D) technologies for the offshore drilling industry. The newly launched, technology-intensive products will help offshore drillers increase equipment performance, safety and reliability and optimize operational ...


    By General Electric

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