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Concerted efforts and advanced technologies required for coal sector in India

Mr Sriprakash Jaiswal Indian minister of state for coal has called for concerted efforts on need of adopting clean coal technologies including coal gasification and coal liquefaction for long term sustainability of the coal sector as well as reducing the green house gases. Mr Sriprakash said while speaking at the inaugural function of the [...]

Sheffield Forgemasters secure funding for research project

Sheffield Forgemasters International has secured up to 50% funding from Yorkshire Forward for a GBP 2.7 million research and development project to further its hold in global power generation markets. Due to the continuing demand for fossil fuelled power stations, SFIL has seen an increasing number of contracts secured for new super critical [...]

Testwell Vice President Guilty of Faking Safety Tests

Testwell Laboratories Inc. vice president Vincent Barone today became the second company official found guilty of faking safety tests on concrete and steel at such New York buildings as the Jet Blue Terminal at JFK International Airport and Yankee Stadium. A New York City jury found Barone guilty of a scheme to defraud and 11 other counts, in [...]

Los Angeles Airport to Spend $1.545-Billion for Building Amenities

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa was joined today by City Councilmembers Janice Hahn and Bill Rosendahl, airport commissioners and other officials in a ceremony to break ground on a long-awaited major modernization of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Posco Submits Initial Bid to Buy Stake in Daewoo International

Posco, South Korea’s biggest steelmaker, submitted a letter of intent to buy a controlling stake in trader Daewoo International Corp. as part of an acquisition spree to benefit from the recovering global economy. The bid was submitted today to state-controlled Korea Asset Management Corp., which is leading the sale as the largest shareholder, [...]

The Himalayan glacier controversy

The world’s worst polluters—the oil, coal, automobiles, chemicals, cement and steel industries—and climate change-deniers must feel elated at the recent disclosures of flaws in the data underlying scientific assessments and public and government perceptions of the issue. Their greatest joy must come from the failure of the UN Framework [...]

Mythological thinking, the de-industrialisation of the West and the New World Order

Australian climate change minister Penny Wong recently made a speech to a conference on "Coasts and Climate Change"

Industrial sector enters restructuring phase

MULTAN (June 08, 2009): Pakistan's industries battered by falling exports amid the global economic slowdown, have entered a restructuring phase, which will encourage banks to enhance private sector lending, Former Punjab Minister for Industries Khawaja Muhammad Jalaluddin Roomi said while talking to newsmen here on Sunday. Private sector credit [...]

Abu Dhabi to invite power project bids by year end

Monday, 08 Jun 2009 Reuters reported that Abu Dhabi will be inviting international companies to bid for its ninth independent water and power project the Taweelah C project, by year end at the latest. Mr Abdulla Saif Al-Nuami director of privatization at the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority said that the request for proposals will be [...]