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  • Food waste reduced by processors changing testing Food
    Food waste reduced by processors changing testing

    Food waste reduction is key to saving money, improving food production efficiency, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, reducing packaging waste and protecting the environment. Dr Abdel Ezbiri from the technology company Cerulean discusses the waste that results from the temperature testing of fresh and chilled foods, and outline the success that some food processors have achieved in adopting non-destructive testing (NDT) technology.

  • Kingfisher's B&Q will cease selling metaldehyde in slug and snail controls Business
    Kingfisher's B&Q will cease selling metaldehyde in slug and snail controls

    Kingfisher, the home improvement company and owner of B&Q, will stop selling products that contain metaldehyde across its 1,200 stores and replace them with environmentally-friendly alternatives. The move follows three years of collaboration and product development with suppliers.

  • Raising awareness of sanitary disposal and fatbergs with social campaign Water
    Raising awareness of sanitary disposal and fatbergs with social campaign

    Best known for its work excavating the famous London Whitechapel fatberg, drainage firm Lanes Group plc has teamed up with a charity to help to raise funds and spread awareness of the correct way to dispose of sanitary products, an issue that's creating a huge problem in the nation's sewer system and waterways.

  • Adapting to climate change: what's next for the UK? Politics
    Adapting to climate change: what's next for the UK?

    Sarah Winne, Principal Consultant and Emma Green, Consultant in Ramboll's Environment & Health team predict the challenges facing the UK of adapting to climate chaos....

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Ashtead Technology

Ashtead to display latest technologies at AQE 2018

The Ashtead Technology stand (No.84) at AQE 2018 will feature the latest and most popular products among the company's fleet of gas and particulate monitoring instruments for sale or hire.

AQE2018 AshteadTechnologyThe monitoring applications covered by the equipment on show will include environmental air quality, industrial emissions, occupational safety, heat stress and confined space, and experts will be on hand to discuss visitors' monitoring needs.

Visitors will be able to handle a comprehensive range of TSI instruments including the new QUEST monitors for measuring toxic gases, heat stress and particulates in the workplace, in addition to the outdoor and indoor DustTraks, and the SidePak personal dust monitor.

MCERTS approved analysers will be on show for emissions monitoring (TESTO 350) of O2, CO, NO, NO2 & CO2, and ambient particulate monitoring (Environmental DustTrak) for PM2.5, PM10 and total PM.

Visitors to the Ashtead Technology stand will also be provided with a free copy of the recently updated Environmental Equipment Solutions brochure.

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