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Cirrus Research now a UKAS accredited laboratory for calibration services

Noise monitoring instrument suppliers and manufacturers, Cirrus Research, have taken a further step in cementing their position as the one of the world’s leading noise experts, as they have just received UKAS accreditation for the calibration of sound level meters, acoustic calibrators and octave band filters.  UKAS accredited calibration laboratory …

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WWEM 2018 to focus on the hot topics

The organisers of WWEM 2018, the water, wastewater & environmental monitoring event, have published details of a comprehensive programme of conferences, seminars and workshops that will take place during the 2-day (21+22 Nov) event in Telford (UK). Covering testing issues such as microplastics, nutrients and herbicides, the event will cover …

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New hydromet technologies on show

The OTT Hydromet stand (No. 19) at WWEM 2018 will be focused on the latest technologies for monitoring hydrology, meteorology and water quality. With an emphasis on continuous monitoring, OTT will unveil: a new optical nitrate sensor, the ECO-N; new ion-selective electrodes for the Hydrolab multiparameter sondes; and the HydroCycle-PO4 …

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FLIR Systems receives $28.7m award for chemical detector

FLIR Systems has received an award from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEOCBRND) in support of the Multi-Phase Chemical Agent Detector (MPCAD) programme.  The Other Transaction Authority Agreement (OTA) is valued at $28.7 million, with execution extending …

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Display Technology acquires Components Bureau and Display Solutions

On 28 September 2018, Components Bureau and Display Solutions were acquired by Display Technology, the UK subsidiary of Fortec Elektronik, a public listed company in Germany with a turnover of €80,000,000. Both Components Bureau and Display Solutions will continue to operate from Osprey House, Huntingdon. Display Solutions will benefit from …

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BSRIA appoints new technical director

BSRIA has announced the appointment of Colin Goodwin CEng as its new technical director at BSRIA.  Colin has had an extensive and distinguished career in the building services design and sustainable engineering sector with particular interest in innovative building maintenance techniques. He comes to BSRIA from MITIE where he held the role …

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£31,000 prize for a life-changing invention

Could you do with £31,000 of expert help to get your invention to market? The Morgan Innovation Prize 2019 is open for entries. The judges are searching for innovators who believe their ideas will have a positive global impact by dramatically improving lives. The prize is run by Morgan Innovation …

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IET celebrates women in engineering with an exciting new exhibition

A thought-provoking new exhibition is launching at IET London: Savoy Place which will celebrate and showcase women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The launch coincides with Ada Lovelace Day Live! which recognises the most inspirational women in STEM.  Ada Lovelace Day, on Tuesday 9 October, is an annual …

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New data mapping technology to be trialled at Allianz Arena to analyse ’12th man’ effect

This 2018-19 season, new mapping technology will capture fan energy during football games within the Allianz Arena. Never before has attention been turned to the fans and their performance. How does their performance compare to that of the team? What are the unsung moments that elicit the greatest reaction from …

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Renowned multiphase oil and gas expert joins TUV SUD NEL

TUV SUD NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has appointed Anna Pieper as Multiphase Flow leader. As a globally renowned expert, Pieper’s appointment will consolidate the organisation’s multiphase testing and research capability. With more than a decade of specialising in multiphase flow metering, Pieper joins the company from Schlumberger. During this …

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