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.
Britain's largest modern forest, situated in the Ochil Hills of central Scotland, has been praised as the way forward by the UK's Environment Secretary for mixing successful commercial timber production with habitats for endangered wildlife and recreational amenties.
Jack Cornick, Team Leader Health, Safety & Construction at recruitment consultancy Allen & York, looks at the jobs market and current skills trends as the Ecobuild 2018 show nears....
The world's largest indoor waterfall - as tall as the Niagra Falls - will form part of an ecological attraction as the Eden Project moved towards establishing its first overseas attraction during Prime Minister Theresa May's recent trade delegation to China.
Vanden Recycling give their professional insight into the issue of tackling hard to recycle plastics, outlining changes needed in policy, legislation, design, behaviours and processes....
Josh Blanchard, Ecology Lead Consultant at recruitment specialist Allen & York, looks at the current environmental jobs market, focusing on opportunities, skills-shortages and areas of strong demand for 2017/18.
Chemical giants AkzoNobel claim to have opened the world's most advanced and sustainable paint factory near England's north east coast at Ashington, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.
A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.
Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.
Mark Stacey, MD of Crown International, outlines his company's involvement in a cost-effective carbon capture and exchange technology partnership.
Ageing ductwork has promped construction material maker Hanson to start a seven year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe to improve production efficiency and emissions.