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  • Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work Pollution
    Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work

    A charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC), who campaign to reverse the effects of industrialisation on the UK's rivers has commented on Ofwat imposing the biggest fine ever on a water company for "significant breaches of its licence conditions and its statutory duties." They write....

  • Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port Business
    Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port

    Peel Environmental is working in partnership with Waste2Tricity to deliver a 'UK first' plastics to hydrogen project at its 54-acre Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

  • Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050 Politics
    Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050

    Following Prime Minster Theresa May's announcement in the House of Commons yesterday that amendments to the UK's Climate Change Act will set the country on a course to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the move has been broadly welcomed by a range of interest groups - many pleased at the scale of its ambition to set the UK on a path to become the world's first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law, but others disappointed that the law will be reviewed every five years. Here's the range of comment received that Environment Times has received ......

  • Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon Transport
    Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon

    Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.

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Laboratory, Monitoring, Process & Analytical

pH meter model PCE-228 now available with lots of additional probes

In laboratories as well as in the industrial sector, a pH meter is often required to measure the hydrogen-ion activity in water-based solutions. The hydrogen-ion activity is indicative of a solution's acidity or alkalinity, which is expressed as pH. The right pH electrode must be selected carefully in line with the measured medium as it will be directly in contact with it.

Quantifying contaminants in oil and gas for recycling

Celtic Recycling specialises in the recovery, management and recycling of redundant heavy electrical equipment, including the removal and dismantling of oil- and gas-filled transformers from National Grid sites across the UK.

ABB to exhibit latest technologies for water and air monitoring at WWEM & AQE 2018 shows

ABB's new AquaMaster flowmeter and Dynamic QR code remote assistance tool for air quality systems to feature at WWEM & AQE 2018 shows

Crowcon incorporates SMART technology into its LaserMethane mini (LMm) remote gas detector

Detecting methane leaks for oil and gas distribution companies can be extremely difficult. Above ground pipelines can be out of reach and are often within restricted or gated locations.

Ransom Naturals choose Axum Process to design and build a mobile ATEX Zone One rated Membrane Filtration System 
       

Ransom Naturals Ltd has been working closely with membrane filtration specialists, Axium Process, to develop a system that would process an aqueous or solvent based extraction process to reliably remove suspended solids and bioburden from raw plant extracts to meet product specifications.

946 Portable VA Analyser – Heavy metal analysis goes mobile

Metrohm is pleased to introduce the 946 Portable VA Analyser, a compact, portable, all-in-one solution for heavy metal analysis of surface waters. Measurements with the 946 Portable VA are sensitive enough to detect trace level concentrations of total arsenic, mercury, and copper well below the limit values defined by law in many countries, among them the US and the member States of the EU.

Ocean-going lab ... the real test of a nutrient analyser

The UK's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) undertakes integrated ocean research and technology development from the coast to the deep ocean. As such, the NOC has a heavy requirement for seawater analysis. However, in addition to analytical work at the NOC's facilities in Southampton and Liverpool, the organisation's researchers also need to be able to analyse samples on board a variety of research vessels.

ION SCIENCE COMPLETES MOVE INTO NEW PURPOSE-BUILT £4.5 MILLION FACILITY

Gas detection instrumentation specialist's ultra-modern plant is open and geared to meet ambitious global growth plans for advanced VOC monitors.

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