Marketplace

  • GlasPort Bio Ltd - overall Rushlight Award winners, reduce gas & add value to manure Awards & Standards
    GlasPort Bio Ltd - overall Rushlight Award winners, reduce gas & add value to manure

    Animal manure has long been recognised as a valuable fertiliser and a source of renewable energy. It is also a major source of pollution, with emissions from stored manure accounting for approximately 15% of all agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and more than 70% of all ammonia emissions in Europe.

  • Ion Science - new protection against VOCs Health & safety
    Ion Science - new protection against VOCs

    Offering a new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs with the first 11.7 Cub personal solution from ION Science.

    In a 2018 report from the UN, it was revealed that a worker dies every 30 seconds due to exposure to toxic gases in the workplace. That such statistics still exist today is one of the reasons ION Science is working hard to create protective technologies for workers against VOC exposure. The new 11.7 eV Cub personal solution is the first of its kind and promises to be a game-changer for protection against exposure.

    ion science VOC sensorThe Cub 11.7 eV personal device is the latest addition to ION Science's world-leadingrange of gas and leak detection products. Using their 30 years of industry experienceand their extensive knowledge of both volatile organic compounds (VOCs) andphotoionisation detection (PID), ION Science continue to deliver excellence in protection for workers.

    The 11.7 eV sensor lamp is a notoriously difficult lamp to manufacture. Due to its highly sensitive nature, 11.7 eV devices in the past have been temperamental, require frequent lamp changes and ultimately end up with increased environmental exposure, affecting performance of the device.

    ION Science has tackled this issue and developed a refined manufacturing method that eliminates some of the sensitivities and issues previously associated with 11.7 eV detection.

    As the first 11.7 personal detection solution from ION Science, the Cub 11.7 offers all the features a customer would expect from the market leader.

    This includes resistance to humidity and moisture, operational in temperatures from 0-55 degrees, and intrinsically safe even in explosive environments. Its lightweight design at only 111g makes it comfortable for wearers and the small size doesn't impede movement or work.

    Unrivalled Gas Detection.
    ionscience.com

  • CORE (UK) Ltd - Supply chain pioneers win Queens Award Awards & Standards
    CORE (UK) Ltd - Supply chain pioneers win Queens Award

    Supply chain pioneers, CORE (UK) Ltd, win The Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade

    CORE (UK) Ltd, leaders in digital supply chain management software have been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade for outstanding growth and commercial success in international trade.

  • Enviva - Sustainable Benefits of the Wood Pellet Industry Energy & Resource Management
    Enviva - Sustainable Benefits of the Wood Pellet Industry

    Sustainable Benefits of the Wood Pellet Industry - by Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, Chief Sustainability Officer at Enviva

    Healthy, growing forests remain one of the most critical tools in the fight to mitigate climate change, and sustainable forest management is part of every plan outlined by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the "IPCC") to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Renewables

A high speed boat that normally transfers crew to offshore wind farms was involved in a drama on the River Mersey near Liverpool, and the actions of its crew are being praised for saving the life of a female cruise passenger.

One of Britain's  highest solar installations has been completed 38 floors up on the roof of the 'Walkie Talkie' building in the City of London, sitting above a roof garden which opened to the public in the new year.

The power cables from an offshore windfarm 13 kilometres off the North Wales coast in Liverpool Bay have been installed and buried by the Reef Subsea company, in readiness for the supply of renewable electricity to homes early next year.

A new womens network aims to prevent the renewable energy industry becoming stubbornly set as male dominated, and is calling on ambitious women to join and represent their sector.

The Nestlé factory near Newcastle that makes treats such as fruit pastilles, gums and 'Rolo's' is toasting sweet success after good first year results from its anaerobic disgestion plant which provides power from confectionary residues.

Renewable structures in the marine environment have been given a boost from the opening  of HR Wallingford's UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire, officially opened by Lord Heseltine.

Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind farm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables in the Irish Sea.

A new way to overcome the challenges of building renewables on beloved and extreme weather-prone places has been successfully trialled by the National Trust.

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