News and Press Releases

The Contamination Expo Series May Update

The Contamination Expo Series has gone from strength to strength over the last few months, with requests to exhibit continuing to flood in. Some of the latest specialist suppliers to add...

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ARCA Site Audits Go Electronic

Last month ARCA introduced a new app for its auditors to gather information while on-site and to report the site audit findings. After a trial period the app, a unique app...

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ARCA Announces the First NVQ for Experienced Operatives

In February ARCA announced the availability of the first National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) for experienced asbestos removal operatives in the UK. For asbestos removal operatives to gain access to work on...

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Workers put ‘at risk’ by asbestos exposure

Repeated asbestos failings by a London construction firm have landed the company a £750,000 fine. Barroerock Construction pleaded guilty to two health and safety offences after it was found the contractor...

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Criticism over response to oil spill

A National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (Nopsema) investigation has found that a “significant threat” was posed to the environment by an improper response to an oil spill. The...

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Shoots of recovery for contaminated land consultancies

After the downturn brought about by the credit crunch and recession in the late 2000s, latest market figures by Environment Analyst suggest the contaminated land consulting sub-sector is enjoying a period...

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Air pollution regulations drive deployment of flexible abatement solutions - Case Study

To address the growing complexity of air pollution regulations, which have to address a multi-tiered array of local authority, national and international requirements, AirProtekt of Cambridge is offering a total package...

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Berendsen Cleanroom Services focus on goggles

For those working in research or manufacturing having effective sterile eye protection is a paramount concern. There are various issues to be considered such retaining visual clarity, limiting fogging and improving...

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Dodgy asbestos surveys costing schools ‘millions’

The government is buying up sites for free schools using out-of-date asbestos surveys, potentially costing the public purse millions of pounds each for costly refurbishments when the carcinogenic substance is found...

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5 Reasons Why Exhibiting at the Contamination Expo Series is a Must

The Contamination Expo Series is Europe’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to showcasing the latest solutions to the world’s largest and most relied-upon organisations tasked with preventing and managing environment contamination...

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50 years on from the Torrey Canyon disaster

It has been 50 years since the Torrey Canyon, one of the first generation of supertankers, ran aground on a rock between the Isles of Scilly and Land’s End in Cornwall,...

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Contamination Expo Series Update

Over the first few months of 2017, the Contamination Expo Series experienced one of its busiest ever periods of activity, with record numbers of specialist suppliers and other environmental organisations staking...

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World’s first clean air gallery launches in Brixton

Today, the world’s first clean air gallery, featuring art made from air pollution, launched in Brixton – an area that surpassed its annual air pollution limit 5 days into 2017....

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Documentary reveals 'streams' of water pollution from jean industry

Those jeans you pull on before running out to the corner store were produced by one of the most toxic industries on the planet, according to a new documentary that explores...

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How can you stop pollution in our waterways?

Water pollution is an increasing problem across the UK. Pesticides, fertilizers, and animal waste from the agriculture industry are contaminating our waterways, lakes and waters that surround our island....

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Is a who or what the biggest contaminant in your cleanroom?

One of the greatest contamination control problems in a cleanroom is that people are in themselves a contaminant. Research suggests in terms of particle contaminants humans shed 0.001 - 0.003 ounces...

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The Contamination Expo Series 2017 looks set to become the most influential show in the industry

After a hugely exciting start to the new year, the Contamination Expo Series - the UK’s fastest growing event for contamination professionals - looks set to be the most influential exhibition...

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Date Change for the Contamination Expo Series Due to Rapid Growth

The Contamination Expo Series 2017 at ExCeL London is now set to take place two weeks earlier on the 27th & 28th of September due to the rapid expansion of the...

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A Look Forward to the Environmental Events Set to Shape 2017

After 2016's dramatic environmental, natural, and political developments, what does 2017 hold in store for us? Here are just a few of the major environmental issues for the year ahead....

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Law Firms Warn of Asbestos Risks When Decorating

Around half of Britons are unconcerned about the health risks connected to renovating or decorating their homes, according to new research....

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London Breaches Annual Air Pollution Limits Just Five Days Into 2017

In what has been labelled a “shameful reminder of the severity of London’s air pollution,” London has breached its annual air pollution limits just five days into 2017, according to campaigners. ...

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