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Efficiency built in
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Ruukki UK Ltd discusses a revolution in creating energy efficient buildings – through solar power Throughout the construction industry it is widely recognised that one of the challenges we all face long term, is to deliver truly sustainable building envelopes. Legislation and accreditation schemes such as BREEAM and LEED have

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Opportunities for efficiency
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According to Malcolm Wilson, collaboration can reduce contract risk With the $50 barrel, there is sustained pressure for oil and gas companies to improve efficiency and reduce costs. In the UK alone, over 5500 direct jobs have been cut and the knock-on effect in the support sector adds an estimated

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The tide of change
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As the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, RenewableUK represents a leading voice in championing renewable energy as a key component in tackling climate change. Andrew Dann speaks with Wave and Tidal Development Manager, Dee Nunn regarding the role played by tidal energy in addressing this complex issue Today more

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The right message
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In the second quarter of 2015, renewables generated more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity, beating coal and nuclear. But the Government’s position on clean energy is still somewhat unclear With recent new statistics from RenewableUK showing the increasingly fundamental role that renewable energy is playing in generating electricity

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Pop go the analytics
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New approaches are allowing data analytics to transform upstream oil and gas. By Duncan Irving When it comes to the comprehensive exploitation of data, the upstream oil and gas industry is a decade behind industries where tight margins in customer- and logistics-driven value chains have led to massive investment in

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Survuve and thrive
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ERP – fuelling growth in the uk’s oil and gas industry. By Gavin Oberholzer A report for the industry body, Oil and Gas UK, last year estimated the oil and gas sector is worth about £35bn to the UK economy. The country still produces and meets the bulk of its

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Antoni Martínez explains why now more than ever, we need the best and brightest minds to create technology thattransforms power generation For 1200 years, the great and the good of Ancient Greece visited the oracle at Delphi for advice on everything from their personal lives to affairs of the state.

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Surface Solutions
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Derek Vanek discusses the application benefits and possibilities of selective plating for the oil and gas industry Why take the surface to the tank when you can take the tank to the surface?’ is the idea on which the portable, selective brush plating process is based. Applying engineered surface coatings

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James Cook and Paul Teuten take a look at the North Sea oil and gas market Even for an industry known for its volatility and cyclicality, the speed of developments over the last six months has taken many people in the oil and gas sector by surprise. Energy companies across

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Lynne Reid explains the benefits of keeping your employees healthy Heart attacks and strokes are the main causes of medical emergencies offshore, according the recently released Oil and Gas UK Health and Safety Report 2015. It cited the top three causes for failing medical assessment by offshore oil and gas

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