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  • Oil in Water Monitors at 2014 Offshore Technology Conference

    May 5-8, 2014, in Houston, Texas at the Reliant Park Center You are invited to visit Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at Booth #4809 in the Reliant Park Center to learn about the latest technology for oil in water monitoring! Live displays of oil in water monitors will include the TD-500D Handheld Oil in Water Analyzer, and the TD-4100 XD Oil in Water Monitor with EO9 Technology, and the ...

  • EPA Announces Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressmember Rodney P. Frelinghuysen today announced the successful removal of 75 drums and containers of hazardous waste from the Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund site in Rockaway Township, NJ. The officials were in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties to review and assess progress on Superfund cleanups at five ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Locus Technologies Forms Alliance with UNC Asheville's NEMAC to Advance Cloud Software Solutions in the Areas of Weather, Climate Change Data, GIS, an

    Locus Technologies (Locus), an industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and UNC Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC), an applied environmental research center that creates tools to address the challenges and opportunities of human interaction with the environment, announced a broad alliance today. Locus and NEMAC signed ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites COM2 Computers and Technologies in Carol Stream, Ill., for exposing workers to lead, other hazards

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited COM2 Computers and Technologies LLC for 11 alleged serious safety and health violations, including finding airborne lead above the permissible level in a March 30 inspection prompted by a complaint. Proposed fines total $67,320. "COM2 Computers and Technologies is responsible for protecting the health of its ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ultrasonic algae control solutions to treat smaller water areas

    Algae has an import function in nature, it provides food and energy for animal life, and much of the earth’s oxygen. However, an excess of algae can be hazardous to both humans and animals. Research has demonstrated that ultrasound can be an effective method of controlling algal blooms. Differences between ultrasonic algae control solutions There are ...


    By LG Sonic

  • TVOC ATEX certified for zone 2 areas without safety barriers

    Ion Science introduces the ATEX approved 3 wire TVOC monitor, for use without safety barriers in Zone 2 hazardous areas. The ATEX certified TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound) monitor can be installed without barriers in a Zone 2 area, to directly replace an existing photoionisation detector (PID). A significant benefit to the customer is the instrument’s easy installation; saving time and ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • TVOC ATEX certified for zone 2 areas without safety barriers

    Ion Science introduces the ATEX approved 3 wire TVOC monitor, for use without safety barriers in Zone 2 hazardous areas.The ATEX certified TVOC (Total Volatile Organic Compound) monitor can be installed without barriers in a Zone 2 area, to directly replace an existing photoionisation detector (PID). A significant benefit to the customer is the instrument’s easy installation; saving time and ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Operator control and monitoring in special environments

    Rugged Simatic industrial monitors and panel PCs for operator control and monitoring in special environments Stainless steel Simatic Inox Pro devices with the high IP66K degree of protection for hygienic production areas Simatic Ex OG panel PC for use in the hazardous area in zones 1/21 and 2/22 in the chemicals, oil and gas industries Siemens launches devices for ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Pakistan expands glacier monitoring network

    Pakistan is expanding its glacier monitoring network into the higher Himalayas to better assess climate change impacts  in the upper Indus basin and related flood hazards. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, helped the Pakistan Meteorological ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • `Not all particles are equal`, Air Monitors

    Recently, the Prime Minister’s car was covered by a thin layer of Saharan dust and air quality was suddenly a lead item in the national news. The dust itself does not pose a serious hazard to health in comparison with the finer particles (from diesel engines for example) that travel deep into the lungs, but Jim Mills, MD of Air Monitors, believes that the media attention that this event ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Industrial facilites can be vulnerable to numerous hazardous or toxic gases.

    Industrial workplaces are likely to come ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Recovery Act Funds will upgrade earthquake monitoring

    Grants totaling $5 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being awarded to 13 universities nationwide to upgrade critical earthquake monitoring networks and increase public safety. “These stimulus grants will save lives as well as create jobs,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said today. “More than 75 million Americans in 39 states face the risk of earthquakes. ...

  • Oil from the Gulf Spill Causes Respiratory Risks for Cleanup Workers and Area Residents

    Bonded activated carbon filters from UltraViolet Devices (UVDI) provide air cleaning solutions to keep cleanup crews and others safe from the hazardous off-gassing from the oil spill. Last week the Associated Press reported that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already released between 42 to more than 100 million gallons of oil.  This has not only created a natural disaster ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PureAire Releases Universal Toxic Gas Monitor

    PureAire Monitoring Systems manufactures and distributes toxic gas monitors for safety, and as of August 2013, releases new toxic gas monitor called the Universal Toxic Gas Monitor.  Their monitors make sure areas where toxic gases exist the area remains at a safe and breathable level, some gasses included are chlorine, bromine, HCL, HF, ammonia, toxics, and hydrides. These gases, commonly ...

  • Enviro Technology moves into gas detection tubes

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology, have moved into the portable gas detection equipment market for the first time with the launch of the Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System. The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is a complete sampling and analysis system for detecting hazardous gases and vapours on the spot and is used by industries worldwide to protect personnel, residents and ...

  • FirstCarbon Selected by Mahindra Satyam for Sustainability Monitoring

    FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, today announced a services agreement with Mahindra Satyam, a leading technology outsourcing firm that provides services to Fortune 500 companies around the globe. Through this partnership, ...


    By FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS)

  • RAE Systems SolarPak Enables Uninterrupted Wireless Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments

    When conducting remote exploration operations and working in hazardous and rugged environments, there is a critical safety need to keep gas detection systems constantly powered -- especially in areas where flammable gases or vapors present a health or safety threat. To solve this challenge, RAE Systems Inc. today introduced its new SolarPak, an intrinsically safe, stand-alone 24/7 remote solar ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

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