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News
21/10/2014

Didcot B station fire probably caused by electrical fault

Last Sunday's (19 October 2014) fire at the Didcot B gas-fired power station was probably caused by a cooling fan electrical fault.

That's the latest from Nathan Travis, deputy chief fire officer at Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue (the BBC reports). Didcot B is a 1.4GW gas fired power station adjacent to the Didcot A coal-fired power station, ...
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20/10/2014

Hine Renovables selects Eaton

Spanish hydraulics experts Hine Renovables has chosen hydraulic valve and ...
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20/10/2014

Advanced drive diagnostics

New diagnostics on ABB's variable speed drive range are being claimed to ...
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17/10/2014

Sewage plant chooses fixed VOC

In a bid to avoid costly and time consuming sludge clean-up, Danish sewage ...
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17/10/2014

Romax Technology BEEAs winner

"Can you do it better?" That was the question asked by Peter Poon, ...
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16/10/2014

Problem solving training up

There has been a 200% hike in demand for practical problem solving ...
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16/10/2014

Innovation competition launch

New product development business Pera Technology has announced the second ...
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Features
27/09/2014

Money for nothing

Combined heat and power is one of those rare examples of a system that breaks the rule that insists 'if something sounds too good to be true it probably is', says Ian Vallely

Would you turn your back a free payout with no strings attached? Judging by the prevailing attitude towards combined heat and power (CHP) systems, the answer is a ...
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27/09/2014

Opportunity knocks?

While the temptation is understandably to tackle energy-saving projects piecemeal on the shopfloor, taking a holistic approach will reap far bigger rewards. Brian Tinham reports
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23/09/2014

Bring Cinders to the ball

Steam generation and distribution plant still isn't getting the attention it deserves. Brian Tinham looks at what's required to bring this Cinderella to the high-efficiency ball.
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29/08/2014

Health check

Everyone involved with notified hazardous areas should be well aware of the legislation and ACOPs, and the seriousness of their duties. But part of that includes more audit than some may realise, says Brian Tinham
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