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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..

How Wet Has 2012 Been? Rainfall in the UK in 2012
28/12/2012
How Wet Has 2012 Been? Rainfall in the UK in 2012

It will come as no surprise to anyone that the UK has had a wet year overall in 2012. Since the drought earlier in the year came to an abrubt end, hardly a week has gone by without some part of the country suffering with floods, damaged homes, ruined crops and disrupted transport. But has the year really been exceptionally wet? Surprisingly,..

New Jersey Biotech 20 Years On
19/12/2012
New Jersey Biotech 20 Years On

BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey’s biotechnology industry, today announced names of the industry, financial and academic thought leaders who will participate in the unique fireside chat, Biotech in New Jersey…The Next 20 Years, that will be a key focal point of BioNJ’s 20th Annual Dinner Meeting, Awards Program and Networking Event. ..

Farewell Patrick Moore
10/12/2012
Farewell Patrick Moore

Those of us who grew up in the fifties, sixties or even later, and who have had any interest at all in science, but especially in the planets and stars, will be saddened by the passing of a man who was a childhood hero for so many of us, Sir Patrick Moore. While we almost take for granted the level of knowledge we have about the solar system..

Soil and pH Testing in the UK
26/11/2012
Soil and pH Testing in the UK

Your soil stores and supplies the nutrients required by food crops, fodder and grazing animals but these nutrients are rarely at optimum levels and even ample nutrients may not be readily available to growing plants. High nutrient levels may be 'locked up' by non-optimal pH, for example. This is why one of the first things you should test yo..

Before You Buy Fertiliser...
26/11/2012
Before You Buy Fertiliser...

Do you wonder why the grass always seems to be greener on the other side of the hedge? You can answer that question once and for all with a judiciuous bit of soil testing - and save a lot of money on fertiliser! As you know, all soil is not created equal. So, rather than taking your very best guess at what's missing for maximum plant perfor..

Machinery Manufacturers 'Must Innovate'
20/11/2012
Machinery Manufacturers 'Must Innovate'

According to a report by Rabobank the global demand for food will increase by seventy percent by 2050. This astonishing prediction is based on increasing consumption at least as much as the growing global population - with prosperity increasing in many parts of the developing world, demand is bound to rise. The question is, will the agricult..

Wheat Harvest Lowest 'Since 1980s'
15/10/2012
Wheat Harvest Lowest 'Since 1980s'

Preliminary figures released by DEFRA today won't be much of a surprise to anyone - the UK wheat harvest is expected to be lower than 2011 and, at 13.1 million tonnes, probably the lowest since the 1980s. It represents a drop of 13% on last year. There are wide variations in yields, with susceptible areas suffering badly from waterlogged soi..

Novanna Measurement Systems Have Moved
05/10/2012
Novanna Measurement Systems Have Moved

We have moved our offices, just around the corner, to: 4 Looms Lane Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP33 1HE Our phone number is unchanged, at: +44 1284 765997 Everything else stays the same, but we're expanding our product range all the time, so do feel free to browse the website and use the search facility to help you locate exac..