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Renewables generated triple the power of coal in 2017, UK figures show

Renewables generated triple the power of coal in 2017, UK figures show

An analyis of energy figures has shown that wind farms generated more electricity than coal plants on more than 75% of days this year.   The figures – provided by BM Reports and Sheffield University – reflect a year in which a number of green records have been set for the power

The Belaz75710 – the world’s biggest mining truck

The Belaz75710 – the world’s biggest mining truck

Belaz, a state-owned company from Belarus has created the largest dumptruck in the world. The Belaz 75710 is more than twenty metres long - the length of two double decker buses parked tail to tail – is almost ten metres wide and is eight metres high.   Weighing 360 tonnes when empty,

Tide turns for Ocean floor mining

Tide turns for Ocean floor mining

Nautilus Minerals’ vision of mining the ocean floor for gold, copper and silver has taken a major leap forward with the settlement of a long standing dispute with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government.   Nautilus has pioneered the idea of commercial deep sea mining, winning the

Outlook brightens for mining in 2014

Outlook brightens for mining in 2014

  Funding for mining developments and for mergers and acquisitions activity is expected to pick up significantly in 2014 and confidence is returning to the sector according to a report from consultants Ernst & Young.   There is little doubt that growth is back on the mining and

Tungsten mining to start in Devon

Tungsten mining to start in Devon

Mining for tungsten and tin is to get under way in Devon next year after Australian miner Wolf Minerals obtained final environmental clearance for the open cast development.   Construction works are to start in January on the site at Hemerdon, near Plymouth, after the Environment Agency

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Brexit and its Effect on Recruitment in the UK

Brexit and its Effect on Recruitment in the UK

British Exit or commonly referred to as ‘Brexit’, refers to UK’s decision on the 23rd of June, 2016, via a referendum to cease to be a member of the European Union (EU). Although, the votes in the referendum were unexpected and its effect on the British economy as a whole was

Employment opportunity for an engineer in a smart city

Employment opportunity for an engineer in a smart city

Smart cities go by several names - flexcity, digital city, intelligent city, ubiquitous city amongst others. Still, it sounds like a utopian concept that is gradually forging its way into reality. Although smart cities have been associated with various definitions, we will for the purpose of this

How do we balance innovation with security?

How do we balance innovation with security?

With exponential growth in information technology, IT leaders are still fighting to keep pace with the industry; given its recent turmoil and security bottlenecks that have indeed become a cause for concern in recent times. It would also be right to imply that information security has not enjoyed

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