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  • Long term reductions in airborne heavy metals

    Since many heavy metals, including lead and iron, can be harmful to human health at high concentrations, their atmospheric levels are monitored. The UK Heavy Metals Monitoring Network has been monitoring ambient metals for 25 years, and during that time there has been a steady reduction in the levels of most metals in the air - with a few important exceptions. Airborne metals are produced by the ...

  • STS Sub-sea & Offshore specific pressure monitoring

    The Sub-sea and Offshore markets offer a challenge for product specification with customers requiring high-end products. The requirements for such products are far from a standard pressure transmitter. These products are often required to be customizable and have highly robust construction. The new products offered by ...

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • ET Attendance at the Air Quality & Emissions Show

    Leading UK Air Quality Monitoring & Continuous Emissions Monitoring Specialists, Enviro Technology Services Plc (ET) will be exhibiting at the AQE Conference & Exhibition on Stands 5 & 6. Our experts will be on hand to discuss, present and explain our cutting-edge technology for a wide range of applications including air quality, CEMS and atmospheric chemistry and scientific research. ...

  • Quantitech instruments measure nothing

    Whilst many of Quantitech’s customers need to measure gas concentrations for reporting or process management purposes, some customers simply have to demonstrate that nothing is there. The Quantitech stand at AQE 2013 (40 & 41) will therefore feature instruments that are able to meet both needs. Reflecting the new theme of AQE 2013, the Quantitech stand will feature the latest ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • MCERTS event expanded to become AQE 2013

    The organisers of the highly successful MCERTS conferences have announced that the format of the next event will be considerably expanded. The focus on testing and monitoring will remain, but ambient air quality will be addressed in addition to environmental emissions and workplace exposure. As a result, the theme of the first day of the conference will be ambient air quality monitoring and the ...

  • Casella called to trial the Romon in Spanish motorway

    Casella Spain in collaboration with the integration company, Sistem S.A. has participated in a month-long trial of roadside monitoring enclosure systems (Romons) under strict motorway testing conditions. Casella’s integrated Romon, that encompasses, for the first time, both ambient gas and particulates and environmental noise equipment in one system, was included in the recent trials along ...


    By Casella

  • Casella called to assist the Spanish traffic police

    Casella Spain has been selected by the Spanish Traffic Police to participate in a working group assessing data provided by the instruments included in a month-long trial of roadside monitoring enclosure systems (Romons) under strict motorway testing conditions. Casellas integrated Romon, that encompasses, for the first time, both ambient gas and particulates and environmental noise equipment in ...


    By Casella

  • AQE 2015 a great success for ET!

    Leading air quality monitoring equipment specialist Enviro Technology Services Plc recently exhibited and presented at the AQE Exhibition & Conference in Telford. Occupying two stands in a prominent position near the exhibition hall entrance and with even more cutting-edge technology located in the central demonstration area, the company was able to showcase several new products as well as ...

  • Analytical XRF and XRD solutions – interactive product simulations – new standardless analysis package from PANalytical

    PANalytical, the world’s leading X-ray analysis company, will launch Omnian, its new standardless XRF analysis package, and will present a wide range of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry and X-ray diffraction (XRD) solutions at the PITTCON 2009 Conference & Expo (March 8-13, 2009, Chicago, IL, USA). Visitors to booth 1703/1803 can explore PANalytical’s state-of-the-art systems using ...


    By PANalytical

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • Mercury conference to address global treaty implementation

    The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (#ICMGP) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 28th July – 2nd August 2013. The event is the 11th in a series that began in Sweden in 1990 and follows closely behind an international agreement to reduce global mercury emissions. Themed ‘Science Informing Global Policy’ the ICMGP events have been created to ...

  • The Gasmet story - from an academic idea to a global business

    In this article, Dr Petri Jaakkola, founder and Chairman of Gasmet Technologies Oy explains how an idea shared by a group of researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland, during the early 1970s, developed into one of the world’s leading gas monitoring instrumentation manufacturers. Early history – technology development At first, the Finnish researchers understood ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • EPA Releases Final Risk Assessments for Three TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 28, 2014, final risk assessments for three Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan chemicals -- methylene chloride or dichloromethane (DCM), antimony trioxide (ATO), and 1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,8,-hexamethylcyclopenta-[γ]-2-benzopyran (HHCB). The much anticipated release of these assessments marks a real ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Agilent Technologies introduces GC/Q-TOF, bringing unprecedented resolving power to GC/MS analysis

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 7200 Q-TOF (quadrupole time-of-flight) gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) system, delivering a new level of chromatographic and spectral resolution to a wide range of biological and chemical GC/MS analyses. The new Agilent ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • New report card on oil sands regional development strategy

    The Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA) releases a detailed independent assessment on the status of issues assigned to the association in the Regional Sustainable Development Strategy (RSDS) for the Athabaska Oil Sands region of Alberta. "CEMA has completed a considerable amount of research into cumulative effects of oil sands development in Alberta over the past 11 years", ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • EPA awards more than $1 million to college teams for innovative environmental solutions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded more than $1 million in grants to 15 university and college teams from across the country who participated in the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for their innovative environmental solutions. EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition was held at the expo, and ...

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