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PM and NO2 alerts during demolition

Envirochem Analytical Laboratories is undertaking perimeter particulate and NO2 monitoring for a client in a London district, during the demolition of a disused structure and subsequent construction project.

Portable PID helps geotechnical firm stay on track

AWARD-winning geotechnical company BAMRitchies Limited is using an Ion Science handheld Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for nightly monitoring of volatile organic compound (VOCs) concentrations...

Monitoring gas emissions helps predict volcanic eruptions

To understand and predict the behaviour of volcanoes, scientists are now combining geological monitoring and geochemical models. By measuring and monitoring the prevalence of...

Customisable air pollution alerts now available for monitor series

Air quality specialist EarthSense released live ambient air pollution alerting capabilities to its MyAir® web application on 25 May, "enabling prompt action against thresholds...

Sponsored content: Firm celebrates 25 years of sensor technology development

Alphasense, the UK-based manufacturer of gas detection sensors, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in October 2021 Originally founded by scientist and entrepreneur Paul Gotley OBE...
Line walking limits

Line walking limits

Most consumers across the world are supplied with gas via local distribution networks which vary in size depending on the country. In the UK there is 280,000 kilometres of pipework; in France 170,000 kilometres and in the US over 3 million kilometres.

Benzene: the hidden killer

Steve Billingham, CEO of Duvas Technologies, offers an introduction to benzene, including the negative health impacts of over-exposure and how accurate monitoring is essential...
Portable gas detector

Sponsored Content: Growth in gas sensing

Since its formation OBW Technologies has rapidly grown to become a leading supplier of gas detection equipment. The firm provides calibration and services in Ireland and the UK, and is now the largest re-seller of Honeywell portable and fixed gas detection units in Ireland.

Landfill methane detector avoids false readings and cross-gassing effects

A new methane detector is said to be ideal for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). The LANDTEC SEM5000 methane (CH4) detector from Q.E.D. Environmental...

Dates announced for methane emissions conference

The organisers of the Industrial Methane Emissions Conference have announced that this year's event will take place alongside PEFTEC 2017 in Antwerp on 29...

Sponsored Content: Lead-time leadership claim in gas sensing

Ensuring that products reach customers on time is a critical part of any business, but more so for those who deal in products designed to help keep workplaces and staff safe. As global leaders in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of gas detection instruments, Ion Science are all too aware of the need to get product to customers on time. Their team have dedicated significant time and resource to creating a network of reliable distributors around the globe, supported by knowledgeable technical staff.

New portable web-enabled particle monitors

Air Monitors has launched a new range of advanced monitors for airborne particulates

Indicator detects oil risks in a compressed air system

ATLAS Copco is now offering on-the-spot oil contamination testing to compressed air users in the UK with the launch of its new O-Box indicator...

Anatomy of a particulate monitor: The Fidas 200 explained

Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, says it is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas®...

Flowmeters for high volume gases

THE key to precise metering and control of gases is ensuring that the equipment installed to perform the task is accurate, reliable and capable...
The new analyser kit. Quantitech now has the equipment available for hire.

Field work

A portable FTIR gas analyser that allows field measurement of literally thousands of gases was launched recently by Gasmet Technologies Oy of Finland. The DX4040...

Methane detection in mine ventilation systems

Mining is big business, with the world’s 50 largest mining companies worth a total of 1 trillion dollars.1 Worldwide, the mining industry is responsible...

Sponsored content: Take control of emissions from land reclamation

After decades of neglect, the result of land pollution has reached a level of significance which is now impossible to ignore. Many sites around the world now pose a major hazard for new construction operations and have created a huge clean-up conundrum.
The keynote highlighted how new technologies can help maximise worker safety.

The role of gas sensors in worker safety

WILSON Tan, Regional Business Leader of Honeywell Industrial Safety Sensors APAC, delivered a keynote speech at this year’s China Occupational Safety and Health exhibition...

Making light of the matter: Thoughts on measuring methane

Gas leak measurement is germane to the realisation of goals such as the Global Methane Pledge. Doug Baer of instrumentation expert ABB offers some...