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WJA system backs water jetters carrying out Covid-19 essential services

The Water Jetting Association has put in place an essential services notification system to assist its members in confirming that they have the right...

Coronavirus pandemic will drive responsible (ESG) investing ‘skywards’, says financial advisory group CEO

The coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will trigger a ‘skyward surge’ in sustainable, responsible and impactful investing over the next 12 months, affirms...

Under development: Top 5 cleantech innovations to watch in 2020

Cleantech innovation took centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, in January, a sign of growing commercial interest in this fast-moving...

Monitoring the health effects of slate and tile cutting

When working with slate and tiles, certain construction activities are known to produce high levels of crystalline silica dust which, if not monitored and...

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...

Firm delivers savings and efficiency for new life science facility

Creating a new hygienic production facility that includes ATEX zone 1 areas is a complex task, especially when the facility will need over 1,400...

Britons put planet before profit in their personal savings and expect more action from...

Brits want their pensions and investments to minimise climate impacts and support a sustainable economy; far more than those who only seek to maximise...

Horizontal lifeline safety systems help with EA river maintenance

Safesite Limited has installed a number of horizontal lifeline safety systems for the Environment Agency to allow essential maintenance and recordings of river levels...

Liverpool company develops virtual reality tool to save Sellafield £20 million

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has developed a mixed reality training tool for Britain’s biggest nuclear waste site, Sellafield
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Environment directors urge Dutch government to rethink RDF import tax

A Local Government Association is calling on the Netherlands Government to think twice before levying a €32 per tonne tax on the import of Refuse Derived Fuel RDF

Sponsored content: Adler and Allan announces new brand

Leading environmental risk reduction company Adler and Allan has launched a new brand and logo

New partnership in waste pile management solutions

Equipment rental firm Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for two innovative products that help waste...

Firms partner to develop “game-changing technology for offshore wind operations and maintenance”

Offshore wind specialist Ørsted has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology that it is claimed will...
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Research heralds ‘step change’ in water jet injury care

Medical research commissioned by the Water Jetting Association has led to the publication of the most comprehensive guidance ever created for the management of high-pressure fluid injection injuries
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Dundee to host conference on climate change science and law

This inaugural event will focus on identifying elements of a global climate consensus and the legal practicality of effective climate action

The Notre Dame disaster shows that firefighting drones are the future of fire safety,...

“The use of drones by fire services is nothing new, however the tragic incident at Notre Dame highlights the importance of this technology in...

New onshore wind group to champion workforce health and safety

SafetyOn, the health and safety group for the onshore wind sector, was officially launched on 30 April, a group that supports placing health and...

High resolution ground vibration monitoring system satisfies residential and local authority requirements

Bedford-based AcSoft Sound & Vibration (www.acsoft.co.uk) has recently supplied two Menhir (Modular Enhanced Intelligent Recorder) ground vibration monitors from Semex Engcon to long-standing customer,...

Radon maps don’t show radon levels in a specific building

Indoor radon inhalation kills more people each year (in Ireland) than carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and road accidents combined. Radon testing firm Radonova makes...

AD industry body calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

Anaerobic digestion (AD) trade body ADBA makes call on day that Feed-In Tariff ends AD has potential to generate 75 terrawatt hours of...