Energy & Waste Enquiries Reach Their Peak at RWM 2016

Posted by Katy Strudwick on 16-Sep-2016 15:05:19

Following an exciting three days at RWM 2016, Katy Strudwick, business development manager, Energy & Waste Services, ESG, discusses the highlights of this year’s show.

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Topics: Energy & Waste Services, RWM, Environmental Chemistry

Day Two at RWM 2016

Posted by Phil Bussingham on 15-Sep-2016 11:59:40

Following a busy day at this years’ RWM exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham, Phil Bussingham, business development manager, ESG, Energy & Waste Services, takes time out to give us a run-down of Day Two of the UK’s premier event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions.

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Topics: Energy & Waste Services, RWM, Biogas

First Day at RWM 2016 Does Not Disappoint

Posted by Sarah Gazzola on 14-Sep-2016 11:02:01

With leading expertise in testing, inspection and compliance for the Energy & Waste sector, ESG has long exhibited at RWM, the UK’s leading event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions. Visiting her sixth consecutive RWM, Sarah Gazzola, commercial manager, ESG, Energy & Waste Services describes her experience at the opening day of this year’s show.

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Topics: Energy, Energy & Waste Services, Biomass, RDF, SRF

A Brief History of Sprayed Concrete and Current Considerations

Posted by Nick Oliver on 02-Sep-2016 10:38:16

Spray concreting is a widely used building method in the UK. Nick Oliver, ESG’s operations manager, Infrastructure Services, explores the history of the technique and explains why it is vital for this form of concreting to be properly tested before use.

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Topics: Concrete, Concrete Testing, spray concrete

Keeping Up-to-Date with RID and the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Posted by Alex Lynch on 25-Aug-2016 15:01:22

Alex Lynch, senior dangerous goods consultant, Built Environment, explains why it’s important for everyone involved in the transport of dangerous goods via train to stay up-to-date with the Regulations Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID).

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Topics: Rail, DGSA

What the Psychoactive Substances Act Means for ‘Legal Highs’ in Britain

Posted by Fiona Coope on 23-Aug-2016 11:34:28

The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 has recently come into force, making it an offence to produce, or possess with the intent to supply, psychoactive substances in the UK. ESG’s forensics director, Fiona Coope, discusses the recent update in legislation.

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Topics: Drug Abuse, Forensics, Drug Analysis

Supporting the Geotechnical Engineers of the Future

Posted by Pete Reading on 22-Aug-2016 15:07:25

As a responsible employer, with a true passion for the industries in which it operates, ESG has a long and proud history of supporting and encouraging new talent. Just one example of this is our recent sponsorship of the ESG Geotechnics and Geomechanics Prize at Brunel University. To give aspiring geotechnical engineers an insight into how we can help them to reach their career goals, we caught up with Pete Reading, geotechnical consultant, ESG, after he presented this year’s Prize at Brunel.

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Topics: Geology and Geotechnics, Ground Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

A Fresh Approach to Air Quality in Mines

Posted by Philip Shead on 27-Jul-2016 14:05:13

In light of recent changes to health and safety regulations for mines, which came into force last year, mining expert, Philip Shead, a specialist ventilation consultant at ESG, explores which factors mine operators need to take into account to optimise air quality and ensure the wellbeing of their employees.

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Topics: Air Quality, ventilation, emissions, dust

Concrete Testing During a Heatwave

Posted by Roger Rattue on 22-Jul-2016 12:38:40

It's official, we're in the midst of a heatwave and we're not the only ones suffering in these temperatures, can you imagine the effect the weather is having on fresh concrete? 

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Topics: Concrete, Concrete Testing

Legionella Control in the Rail Industry: Keeping Risk Management on Track

Posted by Paul Sear on 30-Jun-2016 16:30:00

With 485 cases reported in 2015, Legionnaires’ disease continues to be a major health concern in the UK. Paul Sear, national technical manager, water hygiene, Built Environment Services, gives his advice on controlling the risks of legionella in the rail industry.

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Topics: Rail, Legionella

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