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New warning over electricity blackouts

27-Nov-2014 | By

The UK is now so dependent on electricity networks and electronic communications that any interruption to electricity supply would have severe economic consequences, according to a new report.

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Van Oord completes deepest ever subsea rock installation

18-Nov-2014 | By

Marine specialist Van Oord has set a world record for the depth of its subsea rock installation work.

Dawn of a new era

UK fracking college gets go-ahead

12-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Ministers have agreed to set up a national fracking college as part of a plan to create a wave of shale gas extraction engineers.

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Energy software: Down to earth

New computer software has emerged in the market that is able to visually represent the diffusion of energy into the surrounding environment.

Opinion

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Germany and Japan are betraying their futures by abandoning nuclear

27-Nov-2014 | By Tim Chapman

Most nations now recognise the catastrophic future for mankind unless there are rapid reductions in the amount of carbon that we chuck merrily into the atmosphere. But how countries achieve this is a matter of some debate.

Electricity light bulb blackout

New warning over electricity blackouts

The UK is now so dependent on electricity networks and electronic communications that any interruption to electricity supply would have severe economic consequences, according to a new report.

Van Oord

Van Oord completes deepest ever subsea rock installation

Marine specialist Van Oord has set a world record for the depth of its subsea rock installation work.

Dawn of a new era

UK fracking college gets go-ahead

Ministers have agreed to set up a national fracking college as part of a plan to create a wave of shale gas extraction engineers.

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THE GALLERY | World's first solar cycle lane opens

The world’s first solar cycle lane opens this week in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

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Imperial College to build £1.3M drone laboratory

Imperial College London is to build a new £1.3M laboratory to develop drone technology.

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National Grid to spend £500M removing 'eyesore pylons'

National Grid is to spend £500M burying electricity cables in AONBs (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and National Parks to reduce the visual impact of overhead lines and pylons.

Gas

CH2M Hill takes £54M hit on power station

CH2M Hill is facing up to major losses on a problem power station contract in Australia.

Road maintenance

Civils contractors push for 10-year investment plan

Civil engineering contractors have called for a 10-year investment plan in UK infrastructure, with only six months until the 2015 General Election.

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