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Bosch Rexroth and wave energy machine developers, Aquamarine Power and Carnegie Wave Energy, have taken a significant step towards the creation of a standardised, self-contained offshore electricity generator, with the announcement of new funding to support the project. A Scottish Government grant of £2 million has been awarded by Wave

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Petrotechnics has been celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art competency and training centre. Located at the company’s Aberdeen headquarters, the new facility will address changing demands for operations excellence training in hazardous industries, including oil and gas, chemical and rail. The centre’s new classrooms feature state-of-the-art interactive facilities and a

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Siemens has appointed leading UK contractor VolkerFitzpatrick to build its wind turbine blade factory in Hull. Siemens said VolkerFitzpatrick’s bid was the most competitive and robust proposal for construction of the 40,000 sqm facility. Construction began in August, with the factory scheduled to be completed in Autumn 2016, to allow

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Frames has fabricated two enormous Electrostatic Coalescers for the Shaybah Oil Field GOSP 4 CPF Expansion (Gas/Oil Separation Plant) in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco’s most remote oil field. In 2014 Frames was awarded the design and supply of the vessels by Samsung Engineering, the Korean EPC contractor. The Electrostatic Coalescers,

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UPS has confirmed agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one of the largest users of renewable diesel in the world. The agreements with three leading suppliers of renewable fuels, secure access

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EnAppSys has published its Q2 2015 review of Great Britain’s energy generation performance across all fuel and renewable types, and it highlighted some important trends with the significant rise in the proportion of GB’s energy generated solar PV, and the issues with the decline in generation from coal-fired power stations.

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Ruukki Construction launched the new Ruukki on-wall solar system at London Build, where the company presented Energy Efficient Building Envelope CPD as part of the workshop programme. Ruukki On-wall solar is a cost effective add-on system to accentuate large façade surfaces with discretely detailed photovoltaic (PV) fields. It is especially

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Ampelmann is providing one of its offshore access solutions to enable ‘walk to work’ for a commissioning campaign on Premier Oil’s Solan field, West of Shetland. The Ampelmann system enables the safe and effective transfer of the workforce in one of the world’s most challenging offshore locations. To meet the

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Houston-headquartered ProSep has been awarded a contract with PEMEX to supply its ProBlend mixer technology. The six-month project – awarded through ProSep’s in-country agent AGA Process, S.A de C.V – will see the company supply proprietary equipment to blend two crude process streams on-board a platform in the Gulf of

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REC has successfully completed tests to confirm that REC solar panels can be deployed in floating solar installations to the same exacting standards of reliability, performance and quality as on rooftops or in ground-mounted installations. With assured power output and quality of REC panels in floating solar installations, investors and

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