Keeping at the forefront of environmental chemistry developments is no easy feat, but with a passion for progression, ESG’s environmental chemistry team ensures it drives innovation and best practice in every aspect, from people, to methodologies and even equipment. Here, Thejaswi Taylor, Laboratory Manager and Andrew Daley, Team Leader, Environmental Chemistry, ESG, tell us how they have been a part of researching and developing the next generation in nutrient analysis technology.
Topics: Environmental Chemistry
In 2016, there are stringent standards that building materials have to meet for them to make it into the construction supply chain. However, as the risks associated with asbestos were not officially recognised until the 1970s, the substance remains in significant quantities within Britain’s built environment. Here, Noelyn Allen, business development director for Built Environment Services at ESG, discusses the importance of asbestos management within the UK’s education sector.
High end residential properties coveted by the rich, famous and business elite are sprouting up all over London. This is great news for the property market, but these buildings are not without their design challenges.
Bill Halkett, occupational hygienist, Built Environment Services, explores why rail operators need to be aware of the hazards of diesel exhaust fumes, and explains the steps they can take to uphold worker health and safety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.