Saturday, 23 May 2015

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Continuity Britain?

John McKenna, Editor

Oil rig

Shale could 'learn' from offshore safety

Emerging industries could learn process safety lessons from more mature sectors such as offshore oil & gas, industry experts suggest.

SSE Ferrybridge coal power station

Ferrybridge power station to close

SSE has announced it will shut its Ferrybridge coal-fired power station in West Yorkshire next year, five years ahead of its timetabled closure.

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Business secretary Sajid Javid

Government crackdown on late payments

Newly-appointed business secretary Sajid Javid yesterday used his first speech to promise the government would introduce powers to tackle late payments from big companies to their suppliers.

Cory biogas facility

Biogas grid worries fuel consultation

Distribution trade body Energy Networks Association (ENA) has issued a consultation to gather industry views on current regulations for low-flow biomethane sites injecting into the gas network.

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Pump Engineering

Quick-change hose pump

A new, compact peristaltic pump which enables quick-change hose replacement in seconds without the need for tools has been introduced by liquids handling specialists Pump Engineering.


Compact peristaltic pump saves space

Maximising available space is important for many liquids dosing and dispensing applications and a new design of peristaltic pump which provides up to four fluidic channels in a single pump, helps to eliminate the clutter of multiple pumps.


Energy Institute awards competition

The EI Awards competition is calling for entries from all sectors of the global energy sector. Any project or individual that qualifies for one of the nine categories is welcome to enter.

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EU Flag

Continuity Britain?

By John McKenna

British industry may be relieved that the electorate voted for stability last week, but already the clouds of a European referendum are on the horizon.

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Rick Tym

Exposing the common mag drive misconceptions

Although global industries such as petrochemical and pharmaceutical are starting to adopt the technology, mag drives are still underutilised due to common misconceptions about the pump, writes Rick Tym.

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Cereal solution

Cereal solution

Maintenance and energy bills benefit from new drives and motors on the ‘Weetos’ production line.

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Beer video screen grab

Ubiquitous beer brewing system Video

Sabco has partnered with Unitronics to help beverage brewers of all kinds produce the perfect pint.

German ExxonMobil employees drink fracking fluid - web

ExxonMobil staff drink fracking fluid

Staff of ExxonMobil this week appeared on national television in Germany to attempt to show that fracking fluid is harmless.



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