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Construction Noise Japan

A very interesting practice in Japan where authorities require site to display their noise noise levels on the site hoarding in public view. An interesting approach and while the microphone placement is questionable (on the hoarding), the concept is interesting all the same.  

By |2019-11-22T11:49:17+00:00November 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Construction Noise Japan

Free Workshop for Environmental Managers (on EPA NG4 Noise Assessment)

On Monday the 28th of January 2020, ICAN Acoustics are hosting a FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP for company environmental managers responsible for noise as part of their Industrial Emissions Licenses. The correct assessment of noise in terms of noise level, impulsivity and tonality are all essential elements to satisfying EPA licensing (NG-4) requirements on Noise. In [...]

By |2019-11-21T13:04:52+00:00November 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Free Workshop for Environmental Managers (on EPA NG4 Noise Assessment)

EPA NG4 Guidance on Tonal Assessment

The Irish EPA (NG4) are very clear on how a tonal assessment should be conducted when carrying out an industrial noise survey. There are three basic steps to tonal assessment: (1) A tonal noise source can normally be subjectively identified by a competent person familiar with noise impact assessments. (2) However, prior to the application [...]

By |2019-11-21T12:21:42+00:00November 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Rail Noise

This really is a wonderful talk on Rail Noise by David J Thompson, a well deserving Rayleigh Medal Winner in 2018. The talk has a very practical element and he discusses his invaluable experiences. If you need a rail noise assessment carried out, then then ICAN Acoustics can provide you with the necessary expertise, delivering [...]

By |2019-11-20T22:55:30+00:00November 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Rail Noise

Ireland fined €5m plus penalties.

Ireland fined €5m plus penalties over Co Galway wind farm. The State has been fined €5m over its failure to assess the environmental impact of a wind farm in south Co Galway. Further penalties of €15,000 a day will be imposed until Ireland complies with a 2008 instruction to properly examine the consequences of the [...]

By |2019-11-13T08:26:14+00:00November 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Ireland fined €5m plus penalties.