Tag Archives: monitoring

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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Al Masaood relies on the BM25 multi-gas detector

The BM25 from Oldham-Simtronics, part of 3M Gas & Flame Detection, is a rugged multi-gas area monitor designed to ensure safety in hazardous environments.Testimony to this fact can be provided by Al Masaood Oil & Gas, which following its formation in 1971, became one of the first oil and gas …

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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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ACOEM expands its smart cities presence through acquisition of Air Monitors

ACOEM Group has accelerated its international expansion plans with the acquisition of Air Monitors, the exclusive distribution partner of ECOTECH products in the United Kingdom. Air Monitors represents many of the world’s leading environmental technology manufacturers and is recognised by leading government and industry bodies for its expertise in air …

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SKF dynamic motor monitoring improves equipment reliability for EDF Energy

Opened in 1983, Hartlepool power station in County Durham is one of seven UK nuclear power stations built using two Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors (AGR). Owned and run today by EDF Energy, the 1,185MW plant is scheduled to continue operating until 2024. Hartlepool currently provides around two per cent of …

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Guardian journalists use AQMesh to highlight air quality risks in London

Supporting the aims of Clean Air Day (20 June 2019), the Guardian has published a short film demonstrating the changing levels of pollution that children are exposed to as they walk to school in London. The film can be viewed here. The Guardian Cities team worked closely with their colleagues …

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Storm chaser joins OTT Hydromet sales team

Brad Guay is no ordinary new recruit. With a degree in Meteorology from Penn State University, he has worked for the Colorado-based Center for Severe Weather Research on a tornado research project investigating ground level conditions inside tornados. Brad worked as part of a team which deployed meteorological instruments into …

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