Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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John McKenna, Editor

Cuadrilla shale site

UK shale far more complex than US

Geologists warn that extraction of UK shale gas will require far more engineering expertise due to complex rock formations.

Shale gas

Ineos warned over shale offer Video

Rival boss calls for more balanced approach after Ineos’ 6% pledge.

Nestle apprenctice at work Jordan Phillips

Food efficiency fund launched

£11 million fund announced to encourage engineering innovation and improve resource efficiency in the food and drink industry

National Grid

Tata Steel among Grid shutdown firms

National Grid contracts 319MW of Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) across 431 sites.

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Ultrasonic flowmeter

Ultrasonic flowmeter

The USM GT400 is the latest ultrasonic flowmeter of RMG by Honeywell and designed to help natural gas producers improve efficiency by more-accurately tracking the movement of gas through pipelines.

Free iPad

Free iPad

While stocks last and before 31st December 2014, Fluke UK is offering a free iPad to purchasers of one from a range of Fluke Thermal Imaging cameras.

Interface module

Interface module

The latest interface module from HBM enables torque measurement across independent Fieldbus networks.

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Steve Elliott

Vote for chemicals

As the prospect of a general election looms on the horizon, Chemical Industries Association chief executive Steve Elliott issues a plea for the major political parties to support his sector.

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Engineering skills shortage

Coming up short

By Robert Smith

The engineering industry has joined forces with the UK government to help bridge the skills gap and inspire the next generation of recruits.

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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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