Sunday, October 17, 2021

Environmental hazard monitoring expert announces 2021 webinar series for dust, noise, vibration and asbestos...

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of webinars for 2021. The line-up of free-to-attend, virtually accessible webinars...

Landmark flight time recorded for hydrogen-powered UAV

A project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), has beaten its original test flight target of 60 minutes...

Pressure-based BOD measurement updated for labs and treatment plants

WATER analysis specialist Lovibond Tintometer has announced its latest instrument for BOD measurement for wastewater samples. Measurement employs the manometric method. Manometric respirometers relate...

Instruments offer quick and simple analysis of metal content

Responding to customer demand from a wide variety of sectors, Ashtead Technology has added additional Niton XL3t GOLDD+ XRF Analysers to its rental fleet...

IoT project will assess impact of climate change on forests, and inform UK policymaking

A trial is underway in forests in Surrey and Northumberland to assess the potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor tree growth...

VOC detector assists oil spill remediation firm

AN increase in demand for its oil spill consultancy and remediation services has prompted SpillAssist Limited to recently order a second handheld Tiger volatile...

All-in-one noise monitoring station suitable for construction sites

Svantek, a manufacturer of noise and vibration instrumentation for occupational health and environmental monitoring applications, has launched the SV 200A all in one noise...

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...

Drones produce high-res aerial photos for SLR

(Above) RPAS's provide high resolution aerial photos and maps. (Below) Higher resolution image of the same site. SLR Consulting Ireland is helping clients to...

Listen up: Limited time offer on noise monitoring equipment

According to estimates from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 21,000 workers suffered with work related hearing problems between 2017 and 2019, with industrial...

Perseverance touches down on the red planet

NASA’s Perseverance rover, launched in July 2020, landed on Mars on 18 February. The Perseverance's mission involves exploration of the red planet's Jezero crater....

Vision system for biomass boilers becomes available in the UK

Bio-waste handling and processing firm Tidy Planet is bringing to the UK market an Artificial Vision System (AVS) for boilers - described as "the...

Study looks for lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space

A team of data scientists at the Satellite Applications Catapult is leading a new study, funded by Innovate UK, to see if it is possible to detect a lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space

Geo-data specialist supports entire English coastal monitoring network

The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means that geo-data specialist Fugro now...

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the...

Portable DNA probe promises real-time identification of biological species in the field

Scientists’ glowing endorsements of Oxford Nanopore’s MiniION portable DNA sequencer, as reported in the media in mid-October, suggest a host of potentially revolutionary applications,...

Aerial mapping firm launches tree failure risk tool

In partnership with the University of Lancaster, aerial mapping company Bluesky has launched a new tool which can be used to predict the likelihood...

Gas sensor technology heads to Mars on board NASA’s Perseverance rover

An international collaboration is taking technology from gas measurement expert Vaisala and the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) to Mars onboard NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance...

Bat technology sounds out sewer problems

Lanes Group says it has become the first wastewater network contractor in the UK to commercially deploy pipe inspection technology that uses sound to...

EA makes LIDAR data available

THE Environment Agency (EA) is making its LiDAR data sets freely available as open data to commercial organisations from September 2015. LiDAR (Light Detection...
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