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China Boosts Vineyard Area As Global Production Falls

China continued to expand its vineyard surface area despite global wine production falling by three per cent last year.

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This entry was posted on 26th Apr 2017

David Ridealgh - Takeaway Thoughts from the IMI Inkjet Ink Development Conference March 2017

David Ridealgh, Market Development Specialist at Amazon Filters, attended the IMI Inkjet Ink Development Conference last month. Following the conference, he has shared his thoughts on the conference and the next steps for Amazon Filters.  Having spent my career mainly focused on Life Science applications, I attended this conference with the primary intention of increasing my knowledge of digital printing technologies. The standard of presentations was excellent and most importantly they were technically biased; just …

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This entry was posted on 19th Apr 2017

'Poor' Beer Quality Affecting Pub Sales, Says Report

According to 2017’s Beer Quality Report, poor beer quality is costing the industry a huge £709 million loss each year.

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This entry was posted on 16th Apr 2017

Amazon Filters - The source of quality

Amazon Filters has established a leading reputation manufacturing a comprehensive range of microfiltration filter cartridges and filter housing solutions across a wide range of industry applications that spans the globe. Operating from its base located in the Surrey town of Camberley, Amazon Filters embodies more than three decades of trusted industry knowledge and experience in the production and global supply of microfiltration filter cartridges and filter housings. The systems Amazon Filters supply are deployed to …

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This entry was posted on 11th Apr 2017

Graphene Sieve Developed To Make Saltwater Drinkable

A graphene sieve has recentley been developed that could change the way saltwater is filtered

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This entry was posted on 5th Apr 2017

Ceramic Membrane Drinking Water Treatment Plan Gets Underway

The £60 million drinking water treatment plant for South West Water has been under construction for the past 300 days.

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This entry was posted on 17th Mar 2017

Amazon Filters launch the Amazon 59 Series Mastic Filter Housing

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filtration products, are pleased to announce the launch of the Amazon 59 Series single stack, high pressure cartridge filter. The Amazon 59 Series single stack, high pressure cartridge filter assembly is ideal for use with liquid PVC, sealants and waxes that are used in the Automotive and other industries. These high viscosity fluids (c.1,000 – 100,000 cps) are used to seal joints on car bodies against the …

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This entry was posted on 16th Mar 2017

Sadiq Khan: Ban Cars Near Schools To Reduce Air Pollution

The Mayor of London has provided funding for 50 primary schools in the city to introduce simple measures.

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This entry was posted on 15th Mar 2017

Canadian Town’s Water Turns Bright Pink!

The people of Onoway in Alberta, Canada, were shocked when they turned their taps on to see bright pink water coming out of the faucet.

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This entry was posted on 10th Mar 2017

New Formula To Make Medication Easier For Children To Take

A team of researchers have developed a new drug making medication tastier and easier for children to swallow.

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This entry was posted on 7th Mar 2017

Soy Air Filter Developed To Catch Toxic Chemicals

In a bid to improve air purifying products, especially in those parts of the world that have very poor air quality, a team of scientists from Washington State University have devised a soy-based air filter to capture toxic chemicals that current air filters are unable to at the moment. Poor air quality can contribute to all sorts of health problems and is a known factor in diseases like lung cancer, heart disease and asthma. Air …

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This entry was posted on 6th Mar 2017

Air Pollution A Major Issue For Health

The UK needs to do more to tackle air pollution, with the European Commission issuing the country with its final warning over its air pollution levels earlier this month. According to the organisation, legal air pollution levels were breached in 16 areas around the country, including London, Glasgow, Leeds and Birmingham. If the UK government is unable to lower the levels of air pollution in the affected areas, it could be in line for substantial …

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This entry was posted on 5th Mar 2017

UK’s Only Gluten-Free Brewer Set For Expansion

The only gluten-free brewery in the UK has launched a campaign to source funds for its expansion. Located in Scotland, the Bellfield Brewery launched in March last year and after a successful first 12 months of trading, it’s looking to extend its offering and brew even more gluten-free beers. It’s currently looking for £50,000 in funding to allow it to expand, both in terms of its team and the range of beers it offers. Making …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Mar 2017

MIT Develops New Material 10 Times Stronger Than Steel!

A team of scientists from MIT have been working on developing one of the strongest lightweight materials ever, which has a density of just five per cent and a strength ten times that of steel. The findings have been reported in the Sciences Advances journal, revealing that the team were able to compress and fuse flakes of graphene (a 2D form of carbon) to create the sponge-like material. The team say that this discovery indicates …

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This entry was posted on 1st Mar 2017

Dairy Farm Fined £9k For Dirty Water Leak

Clandown Farm in Somerset has been fined £9,425 after the Environment Agency (EA) found slurry pollution on site, with dirty water escaping from a storage lagoon used to store milking parlour washings. Farm operator Brunt Partners decided, instead of repairing the lagoon, to install a drain to shift the leaking liquid to a soakaway nearby where the potential was there to cause pollution and contaminate groundwater. The EA’s Andrew Grant said: “Slurry and dirty water …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

BESA Calls For Buildings To Be Safe Havens From Pollution

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued a call, alongside health groups, industry and environmental campaigners, for a new Clean Air Act to be introduced that includes measures to support the role of buildings as safe havens from pollution. The group includes the likes of the British Lung Foundation, the Royal College of Physicians, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and environmental law firm ClientEarth – and they’re keen to see the UK increase the …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

Activated Carbon Filters Used To help Clear Up Fukushima

Back in March 2011, an energy accident took place at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, started by the tsunami that came about following the Tohoku earthquake. Immediately after the quake happened, the active reactors in the plant shut down their fission reactions but the emergency generators were destroyed by the tsunami, so nuclear meltdowns, chemical explosions and the release of radioactive material occurred because of insufficient cooling on site. Now, researchers from …

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This entry was posted on 13th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters exhibiting at INTERPHEX in New York

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of  pharmaceutical filtration products, will be exhibiting at the single-source event for pharmaceutical and biotech professionals, INTERPHEX, in New York from the 21st-23rd March 2017. www.interphex.com For 38 years, INTERPHEX is the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”.   Based in New York, INTERPHEX brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 625+ suppliers together to “Learn It, …

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This entry was posted on 10th Feb 2017