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  • Nano `tea bag` purifies water

    Scientists have reversed the action of the humble herbal tea bag to purify water on a small scale. Instead of infusing water with flavour, a sachet sucks up toxic contamination when fitted into the neck of a water bottle. The researchers, at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, hope communities that have no water-cleaning facilities will use it to purify dirty water. The sachets are made from ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BacTech Begins Tailing Sampling at Telamayu, Bolivia

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) announces that it has obtained approval from Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, the state-owned mining company for Bolivia ("COMIBOL") and has begun sampling tailings from the Telamayu mill site in Bolivia. At this stage there is no agreement in place between BacTech and COMIBOL but if the sampling results ...


  • AMS is producing more than just soil sampling equipment

    Top of the line products are not the only thing that AMS produces. They also produce smiles on the faces of United States Troops overseas. The holidays can be lonely for U.S. troops, but it can also be immensely joyful when they know they have love and support from back home; not just from friends and family, but from complete strangers. AMS is a homegrown company in small town America. Even ...

  • Aguaconsult Uses Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test in Remote Villages of Myanmar for Water Quality Monitoring

    Aguaconsult, a UK-based consulting company that improves the delivery of sustainable basic services for marginalized people in less developed countries, now uses the Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test (CBT) for water quality monitoring programs. They recently used the CBT to perform an assessment of the Accelerating Water and Sanitation for All Program in Myanmar. The program was funded by the ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • Aquagenx Compartment Bag Test Integrated With the mWater Mobile App Simplifies Onsite Water Quality Testing

    Aquagenx, LLC is excited to announce its portable water quality test for E. coli bacteria, the Compartment Bag Test (CBT), is supported by the mWater Mobile App. mWater is a free, open source data platform for managing projects in water, sanitation and health. It uses smartphone GPS and cameras to map and monitor anything, perform mobile surveys and share test results in real time. ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • ASTM D7701 - 11 standard test method for determining the flow rate of water and suspended solids from a geotextile bag

    This test method may be used as an aid to design geotextile container systems that contain fine-grained, high water content slurries such as dredged materials to meet special environmental or operational requirements. This test is often used to demonstrate the efficacy of geotextile dewatering to regulatory agencies in determining the amount of dredged material sediment passing through a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • The XC-60 console by Apex Instruments is affordable and effective

    The XC-60 console is a small and lightweight unit designed with affordability in mind.  At less than 22 pounds, you can take it with you anywhere you go with ease.  The XC-60 comes in 4 flow rate configurations to meet requirements for many US EPA applications, NIOSH methods, Mold Testing, Asbestos Testing, and more. Features of the XC-60 are: Durable UHMW Polyethylene Case with ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • Trace gas analysis of acids, sulfurs and nitrous oxide

    The air analysis for environmental applications is more and more required in different regions of the world. In this application note, the trace analysis of acids, sulfurs and nitrous oxide has been combined in one single compact instrument using one detection technology based on plasma emission (PlasmaDetek2). The MultiDetek2 compact GC has been configured with parallel channels to achieve the ...

  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • HORIBA launches new Constant Volume Sampler CVS-ONE at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2013

    HORIBA, market leader in emissions testing, will present its new CVS-ONE series at the 15th Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, June 4 to 6. The sampling system is the latest advancement in the measurement of diluted mass emissions from vehicles and engines. Apart from its compact design that enables a more flexible layout, the system comes with the company’s newly ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • EPA outlines next steps at the capital city plume site in Montgomery, AL

    EPA will communicate to building owners and the general public the results of indoor air quality and outside soil vapor sampling that took place in mid-August 2011 as soon as those results are available. If warranted by the results of the sampling data, EPA may undertake additional sampling and/or mitigate exposure to contaminants through indoor air utilizing its emergency response ...

  • EMSL’s Product Division Celebrates New Catalog Release for 2011

    San Leandro, CA, United States, 01/18/2011 EMSL has announced that the EMSL products catalog for 2011 is now available both as a downloadable and CD version.  Environmental professionals turn to EMSL for access to the latest environmental sampling equipment & supplies for air, water, bulk and soil sampling.  IAQ Professionals rely on EMSL for investigative ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • OI Analytical announces release of the Master TD 4750 Thermal Desorber

    OI Analytical announces introduction of the Master TD 4750 Thermal Desorber designed to automate processing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and semi-volatile compounds collected from air sampling devices for GC/GC-MS analysis.Thermal desorption provides a versatile technique for monitoring VOCs and semi-volatile compounds in air compatible with current models of GC/GC-MS instruments ...

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Final Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents summary report dated today for the last series of Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc., which was conducted to determine if any acid gases, NOX or SOX will be generated using MBS with compressed air in the test system and update on MSE Acquisition. NOx, SOx and Acid Gas Testing The same mercury ...

  • Lyme Disease, Tick Populations May Increase with Global Warming

    The number of Lyme disease cases is the rise in this country, and experts believe climate change and the resulting altered precipitation patterns are at least partly responsible.   In the mid-1990s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received approximately 15,000 reports of confirmed cases nationwide; now the number is 30,000 to 40,000. The agency admits it could be as much ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Soil Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Piscataway, NJ testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Microbiology Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Houston, TX microbiology testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • North Carolina Testing Laboratories Provide Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Kernersville, Charlotte and Raleigh, NC testing laboratories are providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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