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  • FEMA`s Toxic Trailers Exposed

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - The Sierra Club is declaring a partial victory in its fight with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, over toxic formaldehyde found in some of the 120,000 mobile homes and travel trailers provided to hurricane survivors left homeless in 2005 by Katrina and Rita. In response to a public outcry by the Sierra Club and others, FEMA has decided to ...

  • 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 ...

  • Why compressed gas?

    Gas was selected, at the outset of my patent work, for the same reasons that are so succinctly described in a typical "Compressed Air Handbook". The following excerpts are taken from just such a Handbook: If a visitor from another planet were to look about the earth for an ideal fluid medium for the transmission of power, he might well consider the following factors: The substance should be ...


  • T3 portable multi-gas detector

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon has expanded the capabilities of its highly successful Tetra:3 (T3) personal multi-gas detector with three more toxic gas sensors: ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and ammonia (NH3). This complements the existing sensor range which includes flammable gases, oxygen (O2), hydrogen sulphide (H2S), and carbon monoxide (CO). The new sensors widen the scope of the T3 ...

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

  • World`s First Wireless Multi-Threat Monitors Deliver Life-Saving, All-in-One Protection From Toxic and Combustible Gases, and Radiation

    RAE Systems Inc. today introduced the world's first wireless portable multi-threat monitors that reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data. The new family of life-saving monitors combines industry-first wireless functionality with best-in-class detection capabilities for anytime, anywhere access to toxic and combustible gases, ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • 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

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

  • Gas detection - portable, easy and a true life saver!

    The new AccuSense Chemical Recognition System from Seer Technologies allows you to detect, identify, monitor and quantify and multitude of different gases. With the dangers of chemical attack always present the importance of the quickest possible first response is critical.  Over the years there have been a variety of technologies available to give an indicative measurement of ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Portable and Fixed Gas Detector Range Enhanced

    PPM Technology is pleased to announce a number of significant enhancements to our range of portable and fixed gas detection instruments. PPM has developed wireless connectivity for all our products; dedicated monitoring software enables our instruments to be managed wirelessly from a single PC; the collected data can be stored and analysed, analysis of ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Unconventional shale gas and oil: overview of ecological impacts

    Research findings on the wildlife and habitat impacts of unconventional shale gas and oil developments in the US have been collated in a new review. Its authors stress the importance of collecting data on local ecosystems before such developments begin, to allow changes in nature be tracked and aid on-going improvements to management. Unconventional shale oil and gas are already important sources ...

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Major oil and gas firm to list fracking chemicals

    A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a shift for a major firm; it's unclear if others will follow suit. The oil and gas industry has said the fracking chemicals are disclosed at tens of thousands of wells, but ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Oil and Gas Sources Require Innovation in Water

    The oil and gas industry produces billions of barrels of toxic water each year; Lux Research assesses companies and technologies that can treat this water BOSTON - Along with the crude oil and natural gas that fuels modern civilization, the energy industry brings nearly 233 billion barrels of wastewater from beneath the earth’s surface every year. This so-called “produced water” ...


    By Lux Research

  • RAE Systems Sets Gas Detection Industry Milestones for Wireless ProRAE Guardian Safety System and Gas Detectors

    RAE Systems, the leader in innovative toxic gas and radiation detection solutions, today announced that it recently achieved milestone adoption of its 200,000th wireless sensor. The company also registered its 10,000th software download for its ProRAE Guardian Real-Time Wireless Safety ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Crowcon Extends UL and CSA Approved Portable Gas Detector Range

    UL and CSA approvals have been granted to a number of Crowcon’s rugged, portable, single and multiple gas detectors. This means they can be used throughout the US and Canada for hazardous area applications. The UL and CSA approved range now includes the new Tetra:3 for monitoring oxygen, toxic and flammable gases. The unit, which has a top-mounted display, is water and dust resistant to IP65 and ...

  • Tough, Small And Lightweight Personal Multi-Gas Monitor For Harsh Environments

    Extending the family of Tetra portable gas monitors, the lightweight Tetra:3 from Crowcon Detection Instruments combines extremely rugged design with small size and simple operation. Designed for use in demanding industrial environments, including confined space work in the construction industry, the Tetra:3 has simple, single button operation which can be used with a gloved hand. Monitoring ...

  • 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 ...


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