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Ordering or Shipping Problems
03/03/2014
Ordering or Shipping Problems

You've been telling us recently about some problems you've had at the payment stage on the website, either from payment options being unavailable or with the stated delivery cost being higher than expected. We looked into these problems and we think we've got the payment issues resolved, while we're working on the delivery cost problem. This see..

Act Now to Flood-Proof the Future
07/02/2014
Act Now to Flood-Proof the Future

Giles Framling has been thinking about the floods again and thinks he might have a possible long term solution for some of the worst effects Six or seven weeks of continuous flooding and no sign of an immediate end means we can't help but wonder about the causes of the problem and some potential remedies. The immediate issue is to relieve the ho..

A Clash of Cultures? On Farmers versus Developers
10/01/2014
A Clash of Cultures? On Farmers versus Developers

We haven't heard from Giles Framling for a while. Here he's wondering about the possible conflict between agricultural interests and developers, especially in light of the floods suffered in large areas of the British Isles this winter. There's not a lot we can do about the weather and I don't think that fact is ever going to change, but how we ..

Good News in Construction
21/11/2013
Good News in Construction

Here at Novanna, we're as pleased as anyone that the global construction industry seems to be picking up, and not just in the developing world where we might expect progress to be ongoing. In developed economies like the US and UK, too, construction may be leading us out of recession.  But we like to share the good news with our main target..

Construction Sector Helping Economic Recovery
11/11/2013
Construction Sector Helping Economic Recovery

The construction industry has been helping the economy in at least three of the world's major economies, and there's little doubt it's highly active in others for which we don't have data. In the US, the UK and Australia, construction grew in September and/or October, according to the latest statistics, adding jobs, turnover and economic output ..

Sprayer Testing Makes a Splash at Cereals 2013
03/07/2013
Sprayer Testing Makes a Splash at Cereals 2013

Farmers Guide reporting on events at June’s Cereals show noted our appearance at the show, supported by sprayer testing manufacturers Aams-Salvarani. The impressive performance of the equipment, presented in the UK for the first time, drew particular attention: "Novanna reported a lot of interest in its self-contained spray nozzle checker manufa..

Cereals Show 2013
30/04/2013
Cereals Show 2013

Novanna will be exhibiting at the Cereals Show 2013, in Boothby Graffoe, near Lincoln, on 12-13 June. It’s the second year for us at what promises to be “the leading technical event for the UK arable industry”, and from last year’s experience, we won’t argue with that assessment. We’ll be on stand 2-N-232 and we’re looking forward to it! ..

Concrete Testing and Construction
12/03/2013
Concrete Testing and Construction

Accurate, scientific testing of concrete and other construction materials has enabled massive advances in civil engineering in recent decades. Far from being just a low-tech solution for small-scale projects and domestic builders, concrete features in some of the most exciting architectural projects around the world. All this is due to our a..

About TESTING Bluhm and Feuerherdt
21/02/2013
About TESTING Bluhm and Feuerherdt

Here's how TESTING Bluhm & Feuerherdt describe themselves: 'We have been producing testing equipment for building materials for more than 30 years and have been operating very successfully in Germany and in the international markets. '"Made in Germany" symbolises the outstanding quality of our products. We have been DIN EN ISO 9001-c..

At the UK Concrete Show with Bluhm and Feuerherdt
16/02/2013
At the UK Concrete Show with Bluhm and Feuerherdt

At Novanna Measurement Systems we're delighted to be working with our new partners, TESTING Bluhm & Feuerherdt, manufacturers of industry-leading concrete testing equipment. Better than that, we'll be with them on stand D21 at The UK Concrete Show, at the NEC Birmingham. The show is on 27th and 28th February and it looks like being a gre..

Concrete Testing with TESTING Bluhm & Feuerherdt
12/02/2013
Concrete Testing with TESTING Bluhm & Feuerherdt

UPDATE, 21 OCTOBER 2013: Find all our concrete and construction testing equipment on our new Novanna Testing website, at www.novanna-testing.co.uk Yet another string has been added to the Novanna Measurement Systems' bow - concrete testing equipment from the European leaders in this field, TESTING Bluhm & Feuerherdt. These superbly design..

Salvarani Sprayer Testing Equipment
06/02/2013
Salvarani Sprayer Testing Equipment

Novanna is delighted to announce that we have been granted sole UK distribution rights for Salvarani sprayer testing equipment and accessories. Salvarani manufacture their equipment to satisfy the rigorous demands of EU regulations for sprayer testing. With UK regulations being tightened to bring them in line with EU rules, the quality of te..

Davis Instruments and Spectrum Technologies
29/01/2013
Davis Instruments and Spectrum Technologies

The variety of instruments and measuring and testing equipment available to you exclusively from Novanna continues to grow. We recently secured the exclusive rights to sell Davis Instruments and Spectrum Technologies ranges in the UK, and brochures for both ranges are now available as PDFs. Davis Instruments specialises in precision meteorol..

Is Factory Farming Causing Global Warming?
22/01/2013
Is Factory Farming Causing Global Warming?

Among the many sources of greenhouse gases - industry, aviation, road transport and power generation, some people are pointing an accusing finger at intensive farming practices. A new report on the Nation of Change website (whose readers are unlikely to be Farming today listeners) claims that 65 billion animals worldwide are kept in Confined..

Fifty Percent of Food is Wasted but Not All Food is Equal
10/01/2013
Fifty Percent of Food is Wasted but Not All Food is Equal

A report published today by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers highlights the extraordinary amount of food we waste every year – up to two billion tonnes, or half of all food we produce on the planet. This waste happens in a variety of ways, from poor storage on producing farms (especially in the developing world) to consumers buying mo..