Waste Wood: Test or Not to Test?

The waste wood industry has been under Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 250 since 2021, which applied to hazardous waste wood removed from domestic premises and demolition sites and its route of disposal. On 1 September 2023, RPS 250 was removed, leading to changes...

Coal Tar Testing: It’s a Sticky Business

Whether RPS211 is withdrawn or not next month (answers on a postcard please), there’s little doubt that the analysis and detection of coal tar has seen a significant increase in the last few years. In the latest issue of the AGS Magazine, Will Fardon, Technical...

Temporary Turnaround Time Increase

We’re currently experiencing unprecedented levels of work owing to wider issues in the industry; namely several labs losing UKAS accreditation in their organics departments. This unexpected influx of work is impacting our usually reliable service delivery. We’re...

Will Fardon Talks About Instrument Supplier Issues

Known (and respected) for speaking his mind, our Technical Director doesn’t hold back in the January issue of AGS Magazine. Highlighting frustrations and concerns around obtaining ‘quality’ parts, Will suggests how this might be addressed and how...

Understanding your WAC colour-coding

Chemtech Environmental’s WAC reports are designed to highlight when a value exceeds one of the limits provided by the standard. Below are some notes to enable you to understand how and why the numbers achieve a colour so that you can best interpret your results. In...

EBI : ‘Who We Are’

Cawood joined Ensign-Bickford Industries (EBI) last year as part of its Diagnostic Solutions Group. As part of the Cawood group we are looking forward to growing significantly and further expanding our capabilities and capacity with EBI’s support. With services...