Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Didcot B power station

Fire halves Didcot capacity Video

The 1.4GW Didcot B power station will run at half its generating capacity for the foreseeable future after a fire damaged four of its cooling towers last night.

Peterhad CCGT plant, Aberdeenshire

Wood Group wins Shell CCS FEED

Shell hires Wood Group’s subsea engineering division for subsea and pipeline design of Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage project.

fracking

Ineos buys second Scottish shale licence

Chemical company Ineos today acquired a majority interest in a shale gas development licence in Scotland’s Midland Valley.

EDF Sizewell B nuclear power station

Sizewell B in maintenance shutdown

EDF’s nuclear plant shut down for £60 million maintenance and refuelling programme.

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ETA circuit breaker

Circuit breaker

ETA has introduced its first track-mountable mechatronic circuit breaker offering worldwide approvals.

Environmental workshop

International colloquium

On the 02 October 2014, the 5th International Colloquium on Environmental Systems Management in Europe took place in Turin, Italy.

HHPT-51

Portable air-contamination reader

Omega’s HHPT-51 Handheld Particle Counter with SD card data recorder and USB interface measures and reports air contamination.

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Food processing - cookies

Food glorious food

By John McKenna

Consumers are now not only demanding products that are healthier, they also want to eat food that doesn’t look as if it has been processed.

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Level readings

The right measure

If you need a level reading from a tank of molten sulphur, it pays to use the right technology says ABB level specialist Trevor Dunger.

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PPE gloves

If the glove fits

By Louisa Hearn

Choosing protective gear for plant operators is not just about ticking boxes, writes Louisa Hearn.

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fracking

Shale shapes Siemens' ambitions

The $7.6 billion acquisition of Dresser-Rand is Siemens’ latest move in its bid to enter the booming US shale oil & gas market.

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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.

Water treatment roundtable Video

Blacoh University has facilitated a roundtable video with industry leaders to discuss key aspects of a project to secure new equipment for a water reservoir and treatment facility.

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