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  • Brüel & Kjær’s Noise Sentinel shortlisted for the International Tunneling Awards

    Brüel & Kjær’s noise management service – Noise Sentinel – has been shortlisted for the Environmental Initiative of the Year Award at the 2013 International Tunnelling Awards. The submission was based on the use of Noise Sentinel to manage compliance with construction noise legislation at part of London’s Crossrail project, at the ...

  • Plug and play noise monitoring

    Consultants already using Brüel & Kjaer’s Type 2250 Noise Analyzers can now add yet another service to their resume. Matching Type 2250 with a Noise Sentinel – on Demand account, they can perform 24/7 unattended noise monitoring and can present data only few hours after connecting to the equipment. The service enables 2250 user to not only utilize their existing SLM stock ...

  • China: Hong Kong: water resources equipment

    Hong Kong relies entirely on imported water and wastewater treatment products and technologies to meet its needs. In January 2008, the Hong Kong Government (HKG) allocated funds to build the US$8 million disinfection facilities under the Harbor Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) Stage 2A. This portion of Stage 2A has a completion date in 2009. Another US$1.02 billion will be spent before 2014 on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Banedanmark uses noise monitoring terminals

    As construction work on Banedanmark’s (Rail Net Denmark) new tunnel begins, the company will monitor its noise levels closely to reduce the impact on local residents, using Noise Monitoring Terminals (NMT). Six noise monitoring terminals, provided by sound and vibration specialist Brüel & Kjær, will be set up in key locations in the suburbs of Valby and Hvidovre, ...

  • Cyclists map Antwerp air pollution with on-bike monitors

    Cyclists with pollution monitors and GPS trackers attached to their bicycles have produced detailed maps of Antwerp’s air quality, as part of a recent study. Their data show that a gap of just a few metres between cycle lanes and cars significantly reduces cyclists’ risk of inhaling high levels of ultrafine particle pollution. Personal ‘mobile monitoring’ is attracting ...

  • Larson Davis enhances environmental noise monitoring systems

    Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry's first low-cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only option for environmental noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 incorporates the Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into the NoiseTutor and Model 831 based noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 can be used in a variety of ...

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

  • Project of the Year award for groundbreaking Olympic Park powerlines project

    The Olympic Park powerlines project has been awarded the Project of the Year award by the Association for Project Management. The Association for Project Management called it a 'groundbreaking project' and presented the award in recognition of the highly complex and challenging powerlines work being delivered to an unprecedented timetable and within budget.  The £250m powerlines project saw ...


    By London 2012

  • Electronic nose sniffs hazards on metros

    An advanced sensor and data processing used to monitor air quality inside space station is now being used in an innovative fire protection system for Stockholm’s metro system. This technique, called the ‘electronic nose’, was developed for ESA in the 1990s as a contribution to the Russian Mir programme to ensure constant monitoring of the air inside the Mir space station. The system was ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • AQE 2013 – A Huge Success!

    DynOptic Systems was recently selected as one of the top 10 exhibitors at The Air Quality and Emissions Show (AQE), held in Telford, 13th-14th March. Continuing the company’s strong tradition of new and innovative products, DynOptic exhibited for the first time in partnership with sister company Tunnel Sensors Ltd, a leading global supplier of air pollution monitoring equipment designed ...


    By DynOptic Systems Ltd

  • Temple secures contract on Transport for London`s Cooling the Tube programme

    Temple Group with offices within London and Sussex, is one of the partners working with TfL on the Cooling the Tube Programme, having secured a contract to provide specialist environmental monitoring on the Victoria line mid-tunnel ventilation upgrade programme. Temple will be supported by Plowman Craven on this project. TfL is investing to address the issue of heat on the Tube. Getting heat out ...


    By Temple Group Ltd

  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • Epoxy smoke stymied rescue

    GEORGETOWN — Rescuers did not lower an air supply to five workers trapped inside a smoky hydroelectric conduit until 2 1/2 hours after a fire broke out, officials said Wednesday. The five contractors perished inside the 12-foot-wide concrete-and-steel tunnel Tuesday after sparking a fire in some fresh epoxy they were applying, even though they sent a radio message that they were still all OK an ...

  • Kudos for ACCON UK Crossrail construction project wins the the Environmental Acoustics award by Bruel & Kjaer

    ACCON UK’s work, on behalf of Anderson Acoustics for a Crossrail project, has won the Environmental Acoustics award category, sponsored by Bruel & Kjaer, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) new awards scheme. The awards - presented at a dinner on 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel - were launched to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic ...

  • Management platform enables secure and simple remote access

    Sinema Remote Connect is a management platform supplied by Siemens for efficient and secure remote access to globally distributed machines and plants. The server application simplifies not only remote services, such as the remote maintenance of machines and plants, but also other remote applications, such as condition monitoring. Sinema Remote Connect manages and authorizes all communication ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference

    Water is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It is considered to be both cold and wet, according to Plato, it is associated with the icosahedron. It is associated with the qualities of emotion and intuition. Clean water is essential to human life. In many parts of the world, it is in short supply.Water Management 2008 Exhibition & Conference will act as ...


    By Services International

  • Far-Infrared High-Sensitivity Security Camera and High-Performance Lens Series, Jointly Developed by the Industry's Two Leading Companies

    NEC Avio Infrared Technologies Co., Ltd., the top infrared technology device company in Japan, and Tamron Co., Ltd., an integrated manufacturer of optical products and a leader in the security market, announced their joint development of a Far-Infrared (Far-IR) High-Sensitivity camera and a series of six (6) High-Performance interchangeable lenses for use in security applications. Far-Infrared ...


  • Siemens improves reliability and flexibility of control center software

    Greater plant availability thanks to redundant server operation Communication via mobile radio and fixed network (Internet) New OPC UA interface for increased data availability Extensive integrated diagnostic functions TeleControl Server Basic used mainly in water treatment, energy ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Quoting your way in

    Producing price estimates for short-term noise monitoring projects is now a much simpler process for acoustic consultants, with a new quoting tool in Brüel & Kjaer’s Noise Sentinel – On demand service. Noise Sentinel - On Demand is a subscription-based service, which is ideal for short-term noise monitoring projects, including spot surveys or compliance monitoring ...

  • Lack of workplace controls for Silica causes concerns and citations

    Recently the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed penalties of over $100,000 to a steel casting company for alleged serious and repeated workplace violations. These violations included overexposures to airborne silica and a failure to implement engineering or administrative controls for silica overexposures.Silica is a naturally occurring ...


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