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Ducts, solar panels, restaurant hoods, graffiti-covered walls - which tasks represent the biggest challenges for high pressure cleaning machine manufacturers? And how are the machines on the market adapted to cope with difficult applications?
High pressure cleaning is an extremely effective method of removing all types of substances from a wide
A recent US study shows the increased use of hand sanitisers is having a knock-on effect on our lakes and rivers, with ingredients like Triclocarban and Triclosan coming under increased scrutiny for their impact on environmental and public health. ECJ takes a closer look at these ingredients, their potential risks when used in hand hygiene
In the fourth part of our special series looking back at the history of hygiene, ECJ focuses on hand hygiene. When did we as human beings realise the value of washing our hands, and how did we become aware that clean hands play such a vital role in stopping and preventing the spread of infection?
The awareness of hand hygiene goes much further
Have you ever wondered where the ideas for new products come from? Or how they are designed, engineered, prototyped and launched as finished articles? ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited Dyson, the company that launched the groundbreaking Airblade hand dryer, to talk exclusively to its design manager about how the product came about.
When it was
The 12th World Toilet Summit will open in Durban, South Africa, next month - it takes place from December 4-6.
Minister of human settlements Tokyo Sexwale will officially open the event, which is being held in Africa for the very first time. The global sanitation solutions forum is taking place at a time when at least 2.5 billion people in the
Andrew Neil, former editor of UK national newspaper The Sunday Times, was the keynote speaker addressing 200 delegates from the cleaning industry at the BCC conference in London recently, which focused on business efficiency and innovation.
Opening the conference, chairman Doug Cooke and secretary general Andrew Large set the tone for the