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Day Two Exhibiting at AQE

Posted by Zoe Cooper on 25-May-2017 14:50:59

With a seminar on Controlling and Monitoring Emissions on Waste Management Sites to kick-start the second morning of AQE, Zoe Cooper, business development director, Energy & Waste, SOCOTEC, is the ideal person to report back on her day representing ESG on the stand.

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Topics: Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing, Air Monitoring

Attendance at Air Quality and Emissions Show

Posted by Trevor Worrall on 24-May-2017 16:43:25

SOCOTEC has a long history of testing air quality and emissions, providing a wide range of monitoring and analytical services across the UK. With the Air Quality and Emissions Show taking place today and tomorrow, Trevor Worrall, business development manager, Air Quality and Emissions, SOCOTEC, was on stand providing advice on air quality monitoring and testing.

With the Emissions conference taking place as part of today’s event, it was the right time for us to catch up with Trevor to find out what had been discussed.

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Topics: Air Quality, Air Testing, Stack Emissions, Air Monitoring

London’s Air Quality Fails Annual Pollution Limit Before January is Out

Posted by Paul Duncan on 19-Jan-2017 10:18:00

Just half way through the first month of 2017, many will be unsurprised to read that London has already surpassed the annual limit for air pollution according to data from the city’s air quality testing and monitoring system. We were interested in reading the news and views on this and as we thought you might be too, we have compiled the top air quality stories pertaining to the capital from this month:

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Topics: Air Quality, Air Testing, Air Pollution, Air Monitoring

The Importance of Specialist Chemical Analysis

Posted by Becky Batham on 30-Mar-2016 11:40:50

SOCOTEC provides a range of specialist chemistry services and tests, including ICP analysis, BTEX testing, air quality analysis and metal testing. SOCOTEC’s Becky Batham, explains the importance of chemical analysis to both the environment and public safety.

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Topics: Specialist Chemistry, Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing, Chemical Analysis, ICP Analysis, BTEX Testing, Metal Testing

Making up Ground – Testing for Asbestos in Soils

Posted by James Dodgson on 25-Feb-2016 16:55:15

James Dodgson, explains how a collaborative approach is key to the effective management of the risks associated with asbestos in soil.

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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos, Health & Safety, Air Testing, Asbestos Management, Contaminated Land

Why is Air Quality Testing So Important?

Posted by Becky Batham on 03-Dec-2015 13:43:00
The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recent estimation that air pollution costs EU economies over £1 trillion every year has made air quality testing an increasingly pressing issue in Europe. Further figures from the WHO suggest poor air quality is responsible for around 500,000 deaths in Europe and 3.4 million globally every year, a worrying statistic.
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Topics: Environmental Monitoring, Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing