Two more piggery projects declared eligible for CFI22 January, 2013
Two piggery projects in New South Wales have been approved by the Clean Energy Regulator under the Carbon Farming Initiative.
Exair super air amplifiers and adjustable air amplifiers19 January, 2013
Exair’s super air amplifiers and adjustable air amplifiers provide a fast, quiet, efficient way to move large volumes of air for the transport of smoke, fumes or light materials as well as for venting, cooling, drying and cleaning.
Double green chickens produce carbon-smart poo14 January, 2013
As the festive season comes to an end, spare a thought for the humble chook which took pride of place on thousands of dinner tables around the country during the Christmas period. Australia’s $4 billion poultry industry is maintaining steady growth, currently producing 700 million birds annually. However, while the demand for poultry meat grows, farmers face growth of another type - waste.
Fifth methodology determination for the Carbon Farming Initiative13 December, 2012
The fifth methodology determination for the Carbon Farming Initiative has been registered. The ‘Avoided Emissions from Diverting Legacy Waste from Landfill for Process Engineered Fuel Manufacture Methodology Determination 2012’ is now available on the Comlaw website.
Solving the stink from sewers27 September, 2012
The rotten egg gas leaking from sewer pipes and costing billions of dollars worldwide in odour control may soon be far less of a problem, thanks to new research discussed at the 2012 International Water Association (IWA) conference last week.
Ecotech and Ionicon annnounce distribution partnership07 August, 2012
Online mass spectrometry specialist Ionicon Analytik and environmental monitoring instruments and services company Ecotech are teaming up in Australia and New Zealand.
Methane emissions under our watch18 May, 2012
Australian agriculture directly accounts for 10% of the country’s overall greenhouse gas emissions and a new research collaboration called the Methane Research Cluster aims to reduce that impact. The research team aims to address one of the key contributors of methane emissions - burping livestock.
Short-term exposure to most major air pollutants associated with increased risk of heart attack16 February, 2012
Short-term exposure (for up to seven days) to all major air pollutants, with the exception of ozone, is significantly associated with an increased risk of heart attack, according to a review and meta-analysis of previous studies appearing in the 15 February issue of JAMA.
Improving air pollution in Iraq02 August, 2011
With growing concerns in Iraq about the heavy air pollution, the country’s Ministry of Environment took a decisive step in the direction for improved monitoring, control and prevention of air pollution, and announced a tender to procure five fixed and one mobile air quality monitoring stations to monitor SO2, NOx, NH3, O3, SO2, CO, PM10, PM2.5, methane, non-methane, BTEX and VOCs.
Dust suppression at recycling plant02 August, 2010 by
Traditional methods of dust suppression proved ineffective for a building material recycling plant. Tecpro Australia collaborated with Jeff Hill Plumbing to create a solution that surpassed the site operator’s environmental obligations.
Ecotech appointed to monitor air quality during Commonwealth Games 201016 July, 2010
Ecotech has signed a contract with Delhi Pollution Control Commission, New Delhi, to supply four air-quality monitoring stations to examine air quality for the next five years, including during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Industry needs to look to the future26 March, 2010 by Jeff Mann*, MWH
With a trend towards economic incentives to reduce air pollution, Australian companies need to look to the future when it comes to balancing the risk of their emissions with their bottom line.
Fluid Components International (FCI) Model FS10A Flow Switch/Monitor23 March, 2010 by
With a space-saving design incorporating advanced electronics, the Model FS10A Flow Switch/Monitor from Fluid Components International (FCI) is used for continuously verifying flows within liquid or gas process analyser sampling systems.
Nitrous oxide - the big baddie of greenhouse gases31 August, 2009
Nitrous oxide, which comes from natural and man-made sources, is the most damaging of greenhouse gases according to scientists who have been modelling the impact of the gas on the ozone layer and on the climate.
Odour monitor for environment and security23 June, 2009
The E-Nose Mk3.3 series is a real-time continuous odour monitor for outdoor air quality management in a wide range of industrial contexts.