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efficiency

Energy efficiency ‘most important area’ for government to focus on, report finds

Added: 24 Apr 2017

Improving energy efficiency is the “single most important area” for the government to focus on if i…

In full flow: Totex is finally taking effect in the water sector

Added: 4 Apr 2017

A sector once seen as slow moving and traditional is now in its most dynamic period for decades. To…

David Peattie

Former BP engineer David Peattie named nuclear authority CEO

Added: 1 Mar 2017

Former BP engineer David Peattie has been appointed to the role of chief executive officer (CEO) at…

EPSRC invests £4.6m in nuclear robot development

Added: 28 Feb 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has invested £4.6 million in the dev…

Moorside

Brexit could threaten new nuclear reactor build in the UK, says report

Added: 16 Feb 2017

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) could threaten nuclear fuel supplies and new nuc…

Cyber security

Quantitative methods could protect plants from hacks, say researchers

Added: 12 Feb 2017

Using quantitative methods to prioritise cyber security will help protect power stations from hacks…

Managing the impact of extreme rainfall events

Added: 2 Feb 2017

The changing climate is affecting the day-to-day operations of industrial businesses, with the risk…

Climate change and the risk to business: adaptation, innovation and resilience

Added: 18 Jan 2017

Climate change will have significant implications for industrial businesses and their water process…

Pounds money sterling cash

£660m nuclear industry pension cuts ‘a point blank betrayal’

Added: 8 Jan 2017

The GMB, Unite, Prospect and ASLEF/TSSA unions are meeting on Monday (9 January) to discuss strike …

Plant Equipment: how efficient are thermal fluid systems?

Added: 3 Jan 2017

Thermal fluid-based heat transfer systems offer an efficient alternative to the steam variety, but …

Nuclear waste

Manchester Uni makes nuclear waste recycling leap

Added: 2 Jan 2017

Researchers at the University of Manchester have used pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) …

tank water

CMA upholds £2.6m water tank cartel fine

Added: 21 Dec 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has imposed fines of more than £2.6 million on three bu…

SSE Ferrybridge coal power station

ABB handed Ferrybridge demolition contract

Added: 15 Dec 2016

Energy firm SSE has appointed ABB’s engineering and consultancy division to handle decommissioning …

Wylfa Newydd

Regulators to assess deployment of new nuclear reactors in the UK

Added: 12 Dec 2016

The Office for Nuclear Regulation, the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have launched…

Battery

Bristol uni develops nuclear battery ‘powered by waste’

Added: 30 Nov 2016

Researchers at the University of Bristol have created a nuclear-powered battery that uses nuclear w…

Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine

Scotland moves to transform coal mine into energy park

Added: 29 Nov 2016

Plans to create an energy park at the former Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine were given a boost th…

Water sector innovations from VEGA MCERTS radar

Added: 28 Nov 2016

VEGA has announced that its radar-based system has gained MCERTS approval for open channel flow mea…

Hinkley Point C

EDF calls in Assystem to deliver Hinkley’s nuclear reactors

Added: 22 Nov 2016

French energy major EDF has called in engineering firm Assystem to help build two European Pressuri…

Xylem provides municipal water site with upgraded aeration system

Xylem Water Solutions | Added: 8 Nov 2016

Xylem brand WTW’s specialist knowledge of manufacturing measurement technology for water analysis h…

Spirax Sarco issues steam pipework advice in run-up to heating season

Spirax Sarco | Added: 19 Oct 2016

Steam specialist Spirax Sarco has advised boiler house operators that failure to follow the correct…