Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Drainage acquisition cements expertise in managing underground assets

Environmental and energy infrastructure specialist Adler and Allan has acquired drainage expert Jet Aire Services, it was announced on 8 November. Jet Aire Services is...
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How green is 5G?

A panoply of dazzling new IoT applications is a given, it would seem, with all the potential benefits one might expect from a step-change in wireless connectivity. But what about the environmental footprint? Sally Beare writes.

New report: what investors need to know to accelerate green transition in climate intensive...

In a new report from Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre, sustainability experts give an overview of what they believe is required to achieve net zero...

Using data to create a safer environment for lone workers on an AD plant

With the waste and recycling sector ranking the second highest for workplace death rates according to the HSE annual workplace fatality figures for...

Carbon pricing currently too low for a just transition to net-zero, says climate advisory...

A new paper from an independent group of climate experts emphasises "the critical importance of a comprehensive financial and regulatory ecosystem incentivising emissions reduction...

Report calls for greenfield surcharge to encourage brownfield development

A new “greenfield surcharge” is among a series of practical proposals to encourage future brownfield development, according to a new report from member-funded group...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Noise frequency weightings: A quick guide

Noise measurement expert Pulsar Instruments explains the difference between the various noise frequency weightings, and why you need to know about them.
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Sponsored Content: Advanced technology for air sampling

Asbestos-related diseases take the lives of 20 tradespeople every week. Despite being banned in the UK, asbestos can still be found widely, posing a threat to anyone who disturbs the dangerous material.

Scottish floating offshore wind port cluster could deliver £1.5bn boost

A new independent report commissioned by the Scottish Government and offshore wind industry - and led by Strathclyde University's Professor Sir Jim McDonald -...

Fleet operator scheme urges greater awareness of drug and alcohol impairment risk

Fleet operator accreditation scheme FORS* is urging operators to be extra vigilant when it comes to managing drug and alcohol impairment this summer. In...

Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world's first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety.

Start-up spotlight: Recycling waste plastic into bricks

A Dorset start-up says it is turning plastic waste into building materials, and looking to empower communities in developing countries to do the same. Greenbrick...

UK government lagging far behind G7 peers in green jobs and investment plans, says...

UK seemingly ranks sixth for investment in net zero climate infrastructure – with only Japan scoring worse Report says UK Treasury plans for...

World Economic Forum: “Investing less than 1% of world GDP into nature-based solutions can...

New study appears to find that a tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions is needed by 2030 to tackle the climate...

Sponsored Content: A new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs

Offering a new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs with the first 11.7 Cub personal solution from ION Science In a 2018 report...

Report says smart lampposts can assist Covid response and recovery

A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according...

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched. The group behind the FiveT Hydrogen Fund...

Utility offering funds for charitable organisations to improve their local water environment.

United Utilities has launched a new grant scheme aimed at helping charities to improve their local river catchment for the benefit of the community. The...

NW England firefighters urge caution over moorland fires risk

Fire and rescue services from the north west of England are joining forces to issue warnings about wildfires in their areas. As schools break up...

Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...