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French Case Study: Radonova at the forefront of meeting increased demand for radon measurements

The recent changes in French radon regulation have raised awareness of radon and the detrimental impact it has on health, as well as the availability of local distributors and contractors that supply radon measuring devices. Radonova’s partner, Julien Ranouil from DosExpert, has been working as a radiation protection and radon consultant for many years and has first-hand experience of how…
Thomas Chauvin
March 9, 2021
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Radon concern and awareness grows in Poland

Like many of its European counterparts, in the summer of 2020 Poland implemented new regulation in relation to radon in the form of the 2013/59/EURATOM directive. In line with other European countries, official measurements will now have to last for at least one month between October and March with a reference level set at 300 Bq/m3. Polish government recognizes radon…
Thomas Chauvin
February 23, 2021
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From the pharmacy floor to customer support – Radonova continues to grow with Hanna Hällström as the latest addition

Hanna Hällström's journey from store manager and pharmacy technician to Radonova's support department illustrates the diversity of our workforce and the career opportunities offered at Radonova. Working in a technical customer facing environment, has given Hanna the perfect platform to work in Radonova's support team. – I started at Radonova in November and there was certainly a lot to learn about…
Thomas Chauvin
February 9, 2021
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Seasonal workers are crucial to Radonova’s operations  

Radon measurement is largely seasonal, with May being the peak. But even from October, there are many days when thousands of detectors are sent to customers and then returned for analysis. To cope with the peaks across the year, seasonal staff play a pivotal role in Radonova's ongoing operations. We had a chat with 25-year-old Melker Lindberg who is now finishing his first season at Radonova.   What made you look for a job as a seasonal worker at Radonova?…
Thomas Chauvin
June 9, 2020
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Head of Radonova’s Polish Division Qualifies for FameLab Final

Zuzanna Podgórska, an experienced radon specialist who manages Radonova’s Polish division, has made the finals of Polish FameLab. FameLab is an international competition to find and support the world's most talented new science communicators. Cheltenham Festivals held the first FameLab in 2005. Its partnership with the British Council in 2007 took the competition global, and to date, more than 10,000…
Thomas Chauvin
May 26, 2020
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Radonova update in regards to COVID-19

Radonova has taken a number of measures to ensure procedures carry on as normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. We, like other organizations, are affected by the seriousness of the situation but will continue to conduct measurements and deliveries without interruption. Our customer support is open as usual and accessible to those who have radon-related questions.  In order to minimize the spread of infection, a large number of our employees currently work from home. Employees working in our laboratory who provide services which cannot be performed from home are completely focused on reducing the risk of exposure and spread of the virus. This means that detectors can still be returned to Radonova and analyzed. In all cases,…
Thomas Chauvin
April 7, 2020
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Radonova accelerates European expansion plan with German appointment

Radonova Laboratories has appointed Patrik Nöteberg, an experienced radon specialist, who will be responsible for the company's strategic growth in Germany. Like many other European countries, Germany has introduced new stringent national rules as a result of EURATOM Directive BSS 59/2013. This means that the demand for reliable, flexible and cost-effective radon measurements will increase. In addition to measuring radon…
Thomas Chauvin
March 31, 2020
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Radonova’s Tryggve Rönnqvist honoured by the ERA

At this year’s European Radon Week, Radonova's radon specialist Tryggve Rönnqvist received the prestigious European Radon Association award. Tryggve was given the award for his many years of work and expertise in the field of radon awareness and research, as well as his involvement in the development of new innovative radon measurement solutions. With an overwhelming majority of the votes,…
Thomas Chauvin
March 10, 2020
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European Radon Week, Vienna 24 – 28 February 2020

One of the biggest radon events this year took place in the beautiful city of Vienna in February. The headquarters building of the Austrian Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying, BEV, hosted this international event. The local organisers of the event were AGES (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety) and BEV, and altogether they made this event something that…
Thomas Chauvin
March 3, 2020
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Radonova strengthens support team to meet increased customer demand

The global demand for reliable radon technology and measurements is increasing. This has led to Radonova strengthening its support team with the appointment of Erica Hall who joined the company in 2019. Here, Erica tells us about her role, the Radonova work environment and how her new job is helping her to develop new customer facing skills.  Tell us a little about your background… I have a pretty mixed background in terms of education and work experience. In terms of academia, I focused on hotels, tourism,…
Thomas Chauvin
February 25, 2020