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.
Scientists working with the charity Salmon & Trout Conservation UK have discovered the non-native demon shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes in both slow and fast flowing UK rivers, and they fear this could be disastrous for the future of our native aquatic wildlife.
Students can now study coral reefs in real time from the perspective of a diver's mask without even getting wet!
Oceana research has revealed a surprisingly high biodiversity in the British waters of the North Sea, but it is at risk if current fishery, pollution and development practices continue.
A study of wrasse in Italian waters has provided the first evidence of ocean acidification's impact on the reproductive behaviour of wild fish.
Scientists believe they may have discovered that opportunistic but risky wandering is the reason why common starfish are prone to mass beach strandings during strong wind and tide conditions.
Scientists have discovered the cause of a mass extinction of sea-floor marine organisms 800,000 years ago - and their findings also provide an insight into how climate change can impact on deep ocean life.
A Scottish logistics firm, Eagle Couriers, is helping the conservation of birds of prey, including the golden eagle, by working for a reduced rate with wildlife researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
The Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) has unveiled plans to restore the native oyster, a creator of clean filtered water, to the Solent, the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from mainland England and which once supported the biggest oyster fishery in Europe.
Over-hunting of large mammals such as woolly monkeys, spider monkeys and tapirs in tropical forests could make climate change worse because of their role in the dispersal of trees, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
The plight of blue whales whose vital communications are affected by the noise from shipping could be eased thanks to the work of a tireless Icelandic scientist, Dr Marianne Helene Rasmussen.