Tag Archives: monitoring

CEM 2020 calls for papers on emissions monitoring

The CEM events are attended by some of the world’s leading experts in emissions monitoring as well as the operators of European processes looking for the latest help and advice on regulations, standards, methods and technologies. Consequently, CEM 2020, which will take place in Poland, 13-15th May, represents a superb …

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Air pollution on track to exceed limits at four out of five Breathe London sites

Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDFE) together with Mayor Sadiq Khan have released the second wave of data from Breathe London, an ambitious collaborative project to measure and map air pollution across the capital. In addition to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) measurements from the network’s 100+ stationary pods, the interactive map now …

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Hanwell technology helps museum host top collection

Reliable environmental monitoring data gathered by wireless monitoring solutions from Hanwell Solutions proved invaluable for a charity museum looking to secure the Government Indemnity Scheme to insure an art collection borrowed from the Ben Uri Gallery. Paintings, from an exhibition on emigrants, selected by the curators at volunteer-run Bushey Museum …

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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 of monitoring. Background Almost all quarrying operations have the potential to create dust. Control measures should therefore be established to prevent the generation of levels that …

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New partnership in waste pile management solutions

Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for two innovative products that help waste managers improve composting efficiency; protect staff and site safety from waste fires; avoid odour complaints; protect the environment, and comply with the latest regulations. Developed by Freeland Scientific, ‘CompostManager’ …

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An introduction to the different types of air sampling techniques

Monitoring air quality is both an essential part of health and safety and for ensuring a pleasant workplace environment. For example, in breweries or dry food storage areas, where carbon dioxide is produced as part of the fermentation process, monitoring gas levels is key for protecting workers’ health. ­Even in …

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BVM is at the heart of level crossing safety updates

There are more than 6000 level crossings in the UK’s rail network, and in 2017-2018 there were over 400 collisions or near misses between trains, vehicles and pedestrians. To improve performance and reliability of locally installed detection and monitoring systems, BVM was asked to upgrade and future-proof existing technology. The …

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100 days, 100 nights: Sensor network reveals telltale patterns in neighbourhood air quality

Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a significant contributor to global warming and is strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. Produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels – emitted from large trucks, trains, and marine vessels – it is an air pollutant of particular concern to residents in urban …

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TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

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