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  • Heating its schools has always been a local affair for Nottinghamshire - thanks to its strong coal-mining traditions. But, during the past decade local coal has become increasingly scarce due to pit closures. One solution - at least for the County Council's school buildings - is a switch to wood pel...

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  • Emily Spearman CEng MEI, Senior Environmental Engineer at international consultancy Scott Wilson, has been named winner of the prestigious Karen Burt Award 2008. This annual award, which commemorates the life of Dr Karen Burt, is presented by the Women’s Engineering Society and aims to encour...

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  • Virtalis is to provide a Highly Immersive Visualisation Environment (HIVE) to the University of Western Cape (UWC), the facility being paid for in a matched funding arrangement between the University and BP. The HIVE is to be sited in a brand new, custom-built unit within the Department of Applied G...

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  • Coal powered more than half of the UK's peak electricity demand this winter and will form an important part of the Energy Review's analysis, Malcolm Wicks told the industry in mid-February. Speaking at the Coal UK conference in London, the Energy Minister said: ‘This winter has demonstrated t...

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  • A failure to invest now in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is not only placing at risk the jobs of the 10,000 people directly employed in the UK coal mining and coal power industries, but is also jeopardising the chances of the UK becoming a world leader in the emerging low-carbon technology, the T...

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