Health & safety
Casella launches intrinsically safe low flow pump for chemical exposure monitoring
Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex Pro. The elite low flow pump is the ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee's levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists' crucial time in their working day.
Energy & Resource Management
Prolectric Acquires the Solatainer Solar Generator
Prolectric, the UK's fast-growing supplier of temporary solar lighting and off-grid power for highways, rail & infrastructure projects, has acquired the Solatainer® solar generator. The Prolectric acquisition includes all Solatainer assets and intellectual property.
Wastewater Equipment on Show
For 2019 the Pump Centre's flagship conference and exhibition is being rebranded as the Water Equipment Show and as usual leading wastewater solutions and services specialist Jacopa will be playing a leading role at the event, presenting the company's latest technology, ideas and innovations to tackle current and future wastewater treatment challenges.
Trade Shows & Conferences
RWM is the UK's largest trade show for recycling and waste management, providing the biggest platform for the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector.
AkzoNobel has rewarded ship owners with 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 - the first to be awarded under the company's scheme for ship owners who convert existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling to a biocide-free advanced hull coating, such as AkzoNobel's Intersleek, which is proven to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Merseyside's eco-ambitions have developed further as Merseytravel, the body that provides transport advice to the Liverpool City Region's Combined Authority, has chosen Evolt for its expanded Electric Vehicle charge points after a tender process.
DB Schenker Rail UK has announced a triple win after securing contracts with construction companies United Asphalt, Brett Aggregates and J Clubb.
A zero emission taxi cab that currently operates as a small trial in London is set to enter volume production in Coventry with a £50 million investment.
An infographic from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport looks to the future and visualises how transport and logistics in Britain would develop, taking account of demographic changes, population growth, technological developments and social and political change.
A web based electric car journey planning tool for Europe, the BATTERIE Project, has been launched at Titanic Belfast after piloting in Ireland, and is now available for public use.
The UK's first commercial scale solar-powered hydrogen production and refuelling facility has opened at Honda's manufacturing site on the outskirts of Swindon, Wiltshire.
The engine-less cargo sailing vessel "Tres Hombres" returned to Brixham at the weekend to load Devon's organic ale.
By 2050, most vehicles will need to be electrically propelled, with a battery to store energy or an on-board hydrogen fuel cell to generate electricity, if emission targets set by governments are to be met.
A new Welsh brewery warehouse near Newport measuring five football pitches is set to remove the need for 330,000 kilometres of lorry journeys, and save the carbon dioxide emission equivalent of 52 households.