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  • New White Paper on Process Oxygen Gas Monitoring

    Quantitech has prepared a comprehensive White Paper on the measurement of Oxygen gas in furnaces and other industrial processes. Quantitech’s Craig Day says: “Oxygen gas concentration measurements are essential for the effective management of many industrial processes, providing an important indicator of combustion performance, fuel usage and process safety. In many processes, oxygen ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • The new climate normal - Hot and Getting Hotter

    Worldwide, 2012 was among the 10 warmest years on record according to the 2012 State of the Climate report released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The peer-reviewed report, with scientists from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C., serving as lead editors, was compiled by 384 scientists ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Looking Hot while Staying Cool: Liquid Nitrogen at the Club

    You feel the pulse of the music and the energy of the crowd around you.  The beat is infectious and before you know it you are on the dance floor moving your body and having a good time. As the rhythm builds and your hips shake, one thing is holding you back and preventing you from fully enjoying the night.  You are just too hot. You left your house looking like a million bucks and now ...

  • Direct Energy: Hot Weather Tips for Small Business Customers

    Record Setting Temperatures Put Strain on Heating GridWhat Can Small Businesses Do to Help?PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- The first heat wave of the summer has arrived and is blasting Pennsylvania with hot, humid air. This can leave many small business owners wondering what they can do. There are several adjustments that small business owners can employ to immediately ...


    By Marketwire

  • Net safety monitoring flame and gas detectors receive SIL2 qualification

    Net Safety Monitoring is pleased to announce that our entire UV/IR flame detection line has received qualification as SIL2 devices by exida® and that our Phoenix Triple IR Flame Detector and our Millennium II Single and Multi-Channel Gas Detector have attained SIL2 qualification by TÜV SÜD for use in a high demand, or continuous mode of operation. The Net Safety Ultraviolet/Infrared flame ...


  • Take control of energy data – the hot topic at the Energy Users’ Forum

    Escalating energy prices combined with pressure to reduce emissions, mean that taking control of energy consumption has never been so important. In recognition, this was the focus of the Energy Users’ Forum – an independent event supported by IMServ, the UK’s leading independent collector of energy data.At the Ramada Encore in Milton Keynes, the October event, which is held bi-annually, brought ...


    By Loud Group

  • Voyage to Southern Ocean to monitor greenhouse gas air-sea fluxes

    Scientists have set off from the Chilean port of Punta Arenas to spend 42 days amid the high winds and big waves of the Southern Ocean, where they will make groundbreaking measurements to explain how large amounts of climate-affecting gases move between atmosphere and sea, and vice-versa. The cruise should provide important information on factors controlling the flux of the greenhouse gas carbon ...

  • RAE Systems Introduces First Wireless, 4-Gas Pumped and Diffusion Monitor For Real-time Industrial, Oil & Gas and Emergency Response Gas Detection

    RAE Systems Inc., the leader in wirelessly connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today introduced the industry’s first wireless, portable, 4-gas pumped and diffusion gas monitor that will significantly enhance worker safety in industrial environments and better protect first responders. RAE Systems’ new QRAE 3 is a versatile, rugged, one- to four-sensor gas monitor that ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • $19B Ecuador Liability Puts Chevron CEO on Hot Seat at Annual Meeting Tomorrow

    Facing growing unrest from shareholders and environmental activists and forced to testify about his own role in the $19 billion Ecuador case, Chevron CEO John Watson will be under enormous pressure tomorrow at the company’s annual meeting where rainforest indigenous villagers and their investor allies plan to confront him over his company’s toxic dumping in the Amazon. In a stunning ...

  • RAE Systems Delivers Industry`s First Integrated Wireless Solution for Portable Gas Monitors

    RAE Systems, Inc. today announced a complete wireless solution for portable gas monitors -- featuring its new EchoView Host Mini-Controller and ToxiRAE Pro family of wireless single-gas instruments. The integrated solution elevates worker and responder safety while giving supervisors and commanders instantaneous visibility of threat data and ability to respond faster in case of an incident. The ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • 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 ...

  • $19B Ecuador Liability Puts Chevron CEO Watson On Hot Seat Before Annual Meeting

    Facing growing shareholder unrest over asset seizure actions and forced to testify about his alleged misconduct in the $19 billon Ecuador case, Chevron CEO John Watson again will be on the hot seat at the company’s annual meeting in late May where rainforest indigenous villagers and investors plan to confront him over his company’s toxic dumping in the Amazon. In a stunning rebuke to Watson, U.S. ...

  • Lumasense reshapes the dissolved gas analysis (DGA) market with new category of monitors that reduce transformer outages

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. today introduced a new category of dissolved-gas analysis (DGA) monitors that allow electric utilities to more effectively reduce outages caused by faulty load tap changers (LTC’s) and transformers. At a cost significantly less expensive than comparable DGA monitors and a unique hardware design that drastically cuts down installation time, the LumaSense SmartDGA ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • One good tern…monitoring birds

    The use of portable, wireless cameras and monitoring equipment for recording and transmitting footage of wildlife is perhaps familiar to anyone who watches nature programs on TV. However, common to all such equipment is the problem of limited battery life, which becomes particularly troublesome when using such equipment in remote and hazardous locations. A new report in the International Journal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Monitoring contamination without excessive cost

    Environmental monitoring should be undertaken with the best available technology within reasonable cost constraints (i.e. BATNEEC). However, the best technology is often the most expensive, so instrument rental is increasingly the favoured option. James Carlyle, General Manager at specialist instrument hire company Ashtead Technology Rentals, explains. The requirement for environmental ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Hot New England summer meant more smog days, but long-term trend is toward cleaner air (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

    As the 2010 summer ozone season comes to an end, EPA today confirmed that New Englanders experienced an increase in the number of poor air quality days this year, compared to 2009. Based on preliminary data collected between April and September, there were 28 days when ozone monitors in New England recorded concentrations above the standard. By contrast, in 2009 there were 11 days over the ...

  • Gas analyzers accelerate business growth

    Transportable multi-parameter analytical instruments have been key to the growth of an analytical services company based in Elk City, Oklahoma. Great Plains Analytical Services (GAS) operates a fleet of mobile monitoring systems, providing onsite gas analysis for customers across the USA, and Gasmet FTIR analyzers have enabled the company to offer a comprehensive onsite monitoring service. ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Innovation drives flue gas treatment

    Sharing a common goal, experts in emissions monitoring and emissions abatement have formed a working partnership to develop innovative new materials for treating pollutants in flue gas emissions. A business strategy with a heavy focus on innovation has enabled Lhoist, a family owned Belgian company, to become one of the world’s leading providers of Flue Gas ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Stack emission monitors are ‘future-proof’, says Quantitech

    Leading instrumentation company Quantitech is able to offer customers a revolutionary ‘future-proof’ gas analyser which can protect against any requirements to monitor new parameters in the future. The FTIR Gasmet DX-4000 can monitor up to 300 different compounds of varying concentration and other gases can be added for future applications at little or no extra cost, creating a ‘future-proof’ ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

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