Friday, 31 October 2014

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The big turnoff

John McKenna, Editor

Didcot B power station

Didcot back to 75% capacity after fire

The Didcot B power station unit damaged by fire last week has returned to partial operation, plant owner and operator RWE npower announced today.

Peterhad CCGT plant, Aberdeenshire FULL

Spare grid capacity down to 4%

Nation Grid warns of tight margins this winter helped slightly by major energy users reducing demand

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Pluto LNG

LNG valves win for Bestobell

Bestobell Marine has secured a major order to supply its cryogenic globe, check and FLIV valves for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers being built in South Korea.

Energy efficient technologies aren't always implemented

Mandatory energy audits in force

Large businesses are now legally obliged to carry out energy audits following legislation that came into force in July.

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AVENTICS

Advanced valves

With the compact, lightweight design of its AV valves, AVENTICS claims it has set new benchmarks for pneumatic valves that allow for advanced construction concepts.

ari zetrix VALVE

Leak-proof valve

Permanently leak-proof, durable and reliable, the ARI-Armaturen ZETRIX process valve ensures guaranteed isolation and control, even in the harshest environments.

HBM webinar series

HBM webinar series

HBM has announced a series of free on-line webinars starting in the latter part of October and taking place throughout November.

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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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