radon detector News

  • Asthma and Radon Workshop to be held in Birmingham, Alabama

    Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Alabama Radon Education Program - Alabama Cooperative Extension System will present a community workshop on asthma and radon on January 24, 2012. The workshop will include discussions on asthma and asthma triggers, such as secondhand smoke, pets, air pollution, cockroaches, and chemicals used in the home. Attendees will ...

  • Forte Energy employs the Pylon AB-5R for cost effective Radon detection

    Forte Energy (Perth) is exploring for uranium in the Sahara Desert of Mauritania with the aid of the Pylon AB-5R. It takes two days of travelling to get to the isolated project area. The principle techniques are airborne and ground gamma radiometric surveys, with trenching and drilling of suitable anomalies. In some places a thin sand cover is present along the trend of a mineralised zone ...

  • Any Instrument, Any Time, Anywhere

    Specialist instrument hire company Ashtead Technology Rentals is expanding its fleet of environmental monitoring equipment even further. General Manager James Carlyle says, “One of the reasons for Ashtead’s rapid growth is that there is no limit to the new instruments that we will stock. Our philosophy is simple; if customers want it, we will supply it. Consequently, whilst gas detectors and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Lab Impex launch SmartCAM their New Alpha/Beta Particulate in Air monitor

    SmartCAM is the next generation Continuous Air Monitor (CAM) delivering unparalleled performance in terms of detectable limit, sensitivity and speed to alarm. SmartCAM utilises Spectral Measurement Analysis in Real Time (SMART) technology to provide real advances in alpha particulate detection techniques.Using an isotope peak fitting algorithm is proven to be more accurate than using ...

  • Scientists collect water near site of blown well

    Scientists from several universities are working to learn whether a gas well that blew wild last week off the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Joseph Montoya, a biology professor with Georgia Tech, was performing tests aboard a vessel near the site of the 2010 BP oil spill when the Hercules 265 well blew Tuesday and caught fire. All 44 people on the rig were evacuated and not ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fall Property Maintenance Tips to Help Avoid Common Indoor Environmental Quality Issues

    With the fall season in full swing, now is an ideal time to check the condition of a home or commercial property and perform some preventive maintenance tasks. Taking steps now can help to ensure a property is in good condition to provide a safe and comfortable place for building occupants before cooler winter weather arrives.   “Preventive maintenance ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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