iTrans monitor20 December, 2006
The stainless steel iTrans monitor for fixed-point gas detection is built to withstand corrosion. The monitor is suitable for installations in harsh environments such as offshore drilling platforms, chemical plants or applications near a saltwater coastline.
Coal industry welcomes funding for low emissions technologies09 November, 2006
The Australian Coal Association has welcomed an announcement by the federal government of $125 million funding for two important clean coal and solar energy demonstration projects under the governmentâ€™s Low Emissions Technology Development Fund.
Virgin calls on airlines to cut emissions now20 October, 2006 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor
Sir Richard Branson has appealed to the rest of the world's aviation industry to follow his lead in reducing the carbon emissions that the industry generates
Particulate emission monitor20 October, 2006
The Goyen EMP7 self-contained particulate emission monitor is accurate for most particle and particle characteristics and covers a wide range of dust concentrations, insertion temperatures, duct sizes and stack materials.
Schemes that cut greenhouse gas emissions receive public support28 September, 2006
Australian householders overwhelmingly support government schemes that cut greenhouse gas emissions by helping save on energy and water use, a Newspoll survey in NSW and ACT has found.
Flights pollute more than rail17 August, 2006
Train Chartering in the UK has highlighted the environmental benefits of train travel compared to air or road transportation by publishing headline facts and figures on www.trainchartering.com.
Burning reclaimed waste reduces pollution11 August, 2006
Thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste are being harnessed to manufacture Australian cement in an initiative to clean up the image of one of the worldâ€™s biggest polluting industries.
Air quality monitoring offers mixed news03 August, 2006
Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and some other greenhouse gases displayed near record growth rates last year. But there was also good news about the state of the atmosphere in 2005.
Portable aerosol particle counter21 July, 2006
The Lighthouse Solair 5200+ is a 0.5 µm 2.0 CFM or 50 L flow rate battery-operated portable particle counter with built-in printer. It provides six channels of simultaneous particle counting information including four inputs for optional environmental sensors. It features a 5.7" colour touch screen display, data storage up to 3000 data records and a stainless steel surrounding cover.
Airflow measurement station21 July, 2006
The Series FLST Air Measurement Station is easy to install - simply connect the tubing to the integral station fittings and then to a differential pressure transmitter, gauge or switch. The product is suitable for measuring air velocity in HVAC building applications.
Gas analysis in combustion processes21 July, 2006
The Rosemount Analytical OxyBalance oxygen display and averaging system is used for improving gas analysis in large combustion applications. It provides vital oxygen (O2) data that helps operators set ideal fuel-to-air ratios and effectively balance individual burners or sets of burners. The system provides both the averaging and burner variability information that is critical to operators - ultimately minimising wasted resources and optimising plant efficiency.
Applications open for community greenhouse action26 June, 2006
The Australian Government plans to help local communities, businesses and councils take action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with the availability of grants totalling almost $2.2 million.
Planting trees continues to be an effective greenhouse tactic05 June, 2006
A multidisciplinary team from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Greenhouse Accounting, the Australian National University, CSIRO, Ensis and the University of New South Wales has reaffirmed the value of tree planting to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.
Sieves could put a lid on greenhouse gas10 May, 2006
Brisbane and German scientists have teamed up in a $4.2 million project to build and test microscopic sieves that could potentially trap environmentally destructive greenhouse gases before they escape coal-fired power stations and refineries.
Ventilation and indoor air quality analysis18 April, 2006
Indoor air quality checks provide information about whether employees are working in an agreeable climate.