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Sponsored content: Versatile cloud solution for real-time dust and noise measurement

When it comes to minimising both dust and noise, monitoring can play an important role, as instrumentation firm Svantek explains. The firm introduces a...
Ashtead Technology

Latest technologies to be on show

WWEM the specialist event for the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring community, Telford, England, Wednesday 7th of November 2012, 9.30am - 5.00pm Thursday 8th of...

Royal Mail commences emissions-cutting tyres trial with electric vans

Royal Mail has embarked on a six to nine-month trial of new tyres on a number of electric vehicles (EVs). The tyres are specially...

PM risk for autoimmunity

Long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a heightened risk of autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue and inflammatory bowel diseases, finds research published online in the open access journal RMD Open.
worker at station

Time to get real?

Recent years have seen a concerted drive to better understand and monitor various chemical and physical agents in the workplace, including things like machine vibration. One recent development along these lines is the drive to provide real-time monitoring of dust, as instrumentation firm Casella explains here.

Intrinsically safe dust monitor launches

Many workplaces include areas with explosive or potentially explosive atmospheres, and a high proportion of these zones contain risks associated with particulates

Measuring the Moon’s nano dust is no small matter

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland say they are now measuring tinier moon dust particles than ever...

WHO values are insufficient, say developers of European map of aerosol pollution

Researchers have measured the composition of fine dust at 22 locations in Europe, producing what they describe as a European map of the most...

Air and noise quality study will help inform Oxford City’s future environmental policy approach

Researchers at the University of Birmingham and University of Oxford have secured £207,000 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council to investigate the impacts...

An update on asbestos in soils

Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services offers an update on the issue of asbestos in soils ASBESTOS in soils continues to be a troublesome...

Workshop focuses on dust protection

Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented...

Monitor delivers advanced particulate monitoring for hazardous environments

New real-time monitoring technology identifies multiple particulate sizes at once Trolex, a Manchester-based provider of workplace safety technology solutions to the mining, industrial and tunnelling...

Compact air quality station combines PM2.5 and O3 measurement

Sensor-based air quality monitoring expert Aeroqual has announced a new arrival in its ambient air monitoring product line up – the AQS 1 compact...

Keeping out noxious air and particles

ODS Environmental is offering cab air quality systems that maintain a slightly elevated pressure level inside the cab, preventing any air from entering
Blueair DustMagnet air purifier

Destined to be a new piece of furniture?

A new air purifier is seemingly designed - somewhat uniquely - to catch airborne dust before it settles on floors and surfaces. Announced in February by Swedish firm Blueair, the DustMagnet™ also seems unusual in its departure from anything machine-like in appearance having been designed to look like a piece of furniture.

Easy set-up particulates monitor

Particle measurement specialist TSI has expanded its line of DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors with the introduction of the Environmental DustTrak Aerosol Monitor. The device is...

Managing dust risks at quarries

In the following article, Josh Thomas from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology, discusses the risks associated with dust at quarries, and highlights the vital role...

Measuring multiple particle sizes

Instrumentation firm TSI recently introduced an air quality monitor equipped for simultaneous measurement of PM1, PM2.5, PM4 and PM10 particulate matter, in addition to temperature and relative humidity
Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist from Air Monitors Ltd, believes ambient dust monitoring technology has taken a major step forward with the development of a new Fine Dust Analysis System (FIDAS)

Step forward with fine dust system

Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist from Air Monitors Ltd, believes ambient dust monitoring technology has taken a major step forward with the development...

Smoking out the dangers

Increasingly large and intense wildfires in the Pacific Northwest of the US are altering the seasonal pattern of air pollution and causing a spike in unhealthy pollutants in August, new research appears to find. The smoke seems to be undermining clean air gains, posing potential risks to the health of millions.