Sunday, 25 January 2015

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Sellafield: too big to be private

John McKenna, Editor

Teesside process industry cluster CCS

Teesside industrial CCS plan launched

Firms including BOC and Amec Foster Wheeler gathered in Westminster yesterday to launch their plans for an industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) network in Teesside.

Cuadrilla shale site

MPs call for fracking ban as Cuadrilla blocked

Moratorium on shale development proposed in parliament as Cuadrilla refused planning.

Dungeness B nuclear power station

Dungeness nuclear plant life to be extended

Owner EDF also announces several deals with firms including Babcock and Amec Foster Wheeler to support operation of its eight UK plants.

Steve Donnelly and MIAMI

Data study fuels nuclear safety

Engineers at the University of Huddersfield are using electron microscopy to ensure the safety of nuclear reactors.

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Automated chemistry analyser with programmable software

The ChemWell-T chemistry analyser, now available with the rAPID-T software, is ideal for many applications, including beverage manufacturing and development, and within the pharmaceutical sector.

Adlink NEON camera

Open architecture smart camera

The Adlink NEON series of smart cameras is the first to combine the latest generation of quad core intel processors running Windows embedded, a choice of CMOSIS sensors and a Genicam transport layer.

Thermal imager kit

Thermal imager includes current clamp kit

Fluke has introduced its latest Thermal Imager Connect System kits featuring thermal imagers that utilise the Fluke Connect system.

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Sellafield nuclear facility

Sellafield: too big to be private

By John McKenna

Energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey made a startling admission yesterday as he informed parliament of the latest twist in the epic clean-up of Sellafield nuclear power plant.

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An enduring design refined over time

The solenoid valve provides control over a wide range of applications. Bürkert’s Paul Trevitt looks at its development and how to select the right valve for your process.

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Cat Pumps model 5CP pump skid installed at Promethean Particles’ pilot-scale reactor

Plastic precision

A German plastics manufacturer requires greater pumping precision to meet customers’ demands.

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Engineering and design for lean construction Video

The Aveva Group has launched this short video which explains how best to control the design spiral on construction projects.

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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