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  • Enviro Technology offers Scots best practice advice for industrial air pollution and odour monitoring

    Enviro Technology, the UK’s leading supplier and exporter of air quality monitoring systems for ambient air quality and industrial emissions applications is hosting a free seminar on 28th March 2012 at Hampden Park, Glasgow to highlight best practice for industrial air emission and odour monitoring techniques.  The free-of-charge seminar in conjunction with Catalyst ...

  • Measure to Manage: ET launches new monitor for construction’s “dastardly dust”

    Leading air quality monitoring equipment specialist Enviro Technology Services Plc has launched a new monitor specifically developed with construction dust applications in mind. With both the Institute of Air Quality Management and the Mayor of London recently publishing guidance on assessing dust emissions from demolition and construction sites, the launch of the new, web-enabled monitor ...

  • Gas alarm system protects waste treatment staff

    The human nose is particularly sensitive to Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S); a highly offensive odorous gas, reminiscent of rotten eggs. With an odour threshold between 0.005 ppm and 1.5ppm, relatively low levels of Hydrogen Sulphide can result in complaints if industrial plants generate exposure at these levels. A chemical waste treatment plant in the UK has therefore installed a monitoring and alarm ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Testing finds Formaldehyde levels above national standards in most homes.

    Testing by Shanghai Environmental Protection Industry Association found that four out of every five home tested in the city exceeded the national safety standards for airborne formaldehyde. "It's hard to eliminate formaldehyde from the home since it's in paints, glues and household furniture," said Li Wei, secretary general of the association. "Even qualified items will still contain the ...


    By PPM Technology

  • European Commission takes Slovenia to Court for pollution problems from waste disposal

    The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The Commission's concerns relate to two illegal landfills containing hazardous waste, one near the centre of Celje, and another in nearby Bukovzlak. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste legislation can be a serious threat to human health and the environment. Slovenia ...

  • Environment: Commission refers Slovenia to Court for failure to clean up highly flammable waste tyres

    The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The case concerns an illegal landfill in Lovrenc na Dravskem polju, where more than 40 000 tons of highly flammable waste tyres have been stored since 2006. Large fires broke out at this location in 2007 and 2008. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste ...

  • Green power for South Africa - Ener-g

    Up to 1,900 homes in a South African city are set to plug into ‘green’ electricity generated by sustainable power technology from Salford-based engineering group Ener-g in conjunction with their South African partners Energy Systems. The 22 million rand (£1.6 million) project at Pietermaritzburg, near Durban, will convert harmful landfill gases into electricity, making the city the third in ...


    By ENER-G

  • Australia upgrades formaldehyde from class 3 to class 2 carcinogen

    Safe Work Australia, a government statutory agency, has changed formaldehyde's carcinogen classification from category 3 (limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect) to category 2 (may cause cancer by inhalation), basing its decision on a 2006 assessment by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (Nicnas). Manufacturers and importers need to consider this amendment ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Unique ‘Electronic Nose’ Hazardous Gas Detector Launched in UK

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology, have announced the UK launch of the GDA 2 – a portable detector that measures up to 750 hazardous gasses and chemical warfare agents. ...

  • MSDS - one way to spell safety

    For many, handling, storing or working with chemical products is a regular part of their job. Knowing how these chemicals may affect their health and safety is not only a legal right for workers, it can also reduce injuries and property damage, and save lives. Every WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) controlled product sold for use in Canada must be accompanied by a current ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring - Process Conference (7th November)

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • Frost & Sullivan confers new product innovation award on Epuramat for its Unique Box4Water

    Based on its recent analysis of the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Epuramat with the 2012 European New Product Innovation Award for Box4Water. With a patented and innovative primary treatment process, Box4Water is one of the most compact wastewater treatment systems available on the market. It is a unique product designed for municipal and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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 ...

  • Frost & Sullivan Confers New Product Innovation Award on Epuramat for its Unique Box4Water

    Based on its recent analysis of the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Epuramat with the 2012 European New Product Innovation Award for Box4Water.   With a patented and innovative primary treatment process, Box4Water is one of the most compact wastewater treatment systems available on the market. It is a unique product designed for municipal ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Nanomaterials: Commission proposes case by case approach to assessment

    Why a second regulatory review for Nanomaterials? Both the potential of nanomaterials to create major new technological breakthroughs1 as well as concerns about their safety have attracted considerable attention. The regulatory review is a systematic analysis of all relevant EU legislation to determine whether current legislation is appropriate to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials, ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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