25 January 2015. Pakistan was plunged into darkness following a energy transmission line broke down early on Sunday in an incident blamed on a rebel attack.The power failure, 1 of the worst Pakistan has skilled, caused electrical energy to be reduce in 80% of the country.
25 January 2015. The plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gases by over 6,800,000 cubic meters. In France Delipapier Frouard has launched its new biomass plant with an overall investment of approximately 6.5 million Euros.
PULP AND PAPER NEWS
At industryabout.com: Delipapier - Frouard Paper Mill
25 January 2015. A proposed, $834 million silver mine in the Patagonia Mountains could deplete the region’s dwindling groundwater supplies and is likely to worsen existing acidic runoff into streams, says a new report from two opposition groups.
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
25 January 2015. Oil fell to the lowest in almost six years on speculation the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia won’t signal any change in strategy for the world’s largest crude exporter.
25 January 2015. Graham Proverbs, general manager of Ready Mix, confirmed to the SATURDAY SUN that it had offloaded its first shipment of 15 000 tonnes of cement it imported from Suriname, which is the same amount it purchases from Arawak Cement each month.
At industryabout.com: Arawak - Checker Hall Cement Plant
25 January 2015. Illovo blames significantly below-average rainfall in KwaZulu-Natal during the 2014 milling season and frost during the past winter which severely affected cane supplies for the forthcoming season.
At industryabout.com: Illovo - Umzimkulu Sugar Refining Mill
25 January 2015. UPM announced in November it was planning to close its newsprint machine one at its Shotton factory as part of a major restructure across its European plants to reduce paper production by about 800,000 tonnes.
24 January 2015. Designed by Aurecon and Cox Rayner Architects, the Milton Ferry Terminal is shaped like a boat and will provide new generation transport options for local commuters, with tactile ground surface indicators, journey maps with braille, and designated seating for people with mobility impairments.
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
24 January 2015. The non-availability of oil has forced the management to close four power generation units causing shortage of 1000MW of electricity.
24 January 2015. REG Bio-Power today formally unveiled the brand new 18 megawatt power plant in Selby, North Yorkshire, which will recover used cooking oil into a hundred per cent, eco-friendly energy which will be called upon by the National Grid to meet unexpected power demand at short notice.
24 January 2015.
Belgium - Fossil Fuels Energy (18 New Facilities)
Netherlands - Fossil Fuels Energy (45 New Facilities)
24 January 2015. The company may sell the Dawson and Foxleigh operations in the country’s north-eastern Queensland state, after putting the Callide and Dartbrook projects up for sale in December, the person said, asking not be identified because the information isn’t public.
24 January 2015. Up to 50,000 gallons of oil spilled on Saturday from a break in a 12-inch pipeline owned by Wyoming-based Bridger Pipeline Co. Elevated levels of benzene were found in samples taken from a water treatment plant that serves about 6,000 people in the agricultural community of Glendive, near the North Dakota border, officials said.
24 January 2015. “It was decided that the plant will be built at the Ust-Luga seaport. The plant’s capacity will be 10 mtpa of LNG with a possible expansion to 15 mtpa,” the company said after a meeting on Wednesday.
INTERFAX GLOBAL ENERGY
24 January 2015. Steel giant PT Krakatau Steel (KRAS) plans to build a new hot rolled coil manufacturing facility in the Cilegon industrial estate, Banten, worth US$390 million (Rp 4.92 trillion).
THE JAKARTA POST
24 January 2015. The UK’s largest cement plant - in Hope near Sheffield - is to undergo a £14m upgrade after a second boom year of production. Hope Construction Materials has committed to projects that aim to make the plant greener and more efficient, to secure its future.
At industryabout.com: Lafarge - Hope Valley Cement Plant
24 January 2015. Russian real estate development and building materials company, OJSC LSR Group, has completed the sale of its Slantsy cement plant to the Eurocement Group. Eurocement has acquired full operating control over the plant, which is located in the Leningrad region.
At industryabout.com: Heidelberg - Slantsy Cement Plant
24 January 2015. The Lebanese chocolatier Patchi is planning a new factory in Dubai as it rebuilds from the fire that engulfed its previous production site in the emirate. Yesterday Patchi opened a temporary facility in Dubai Industrial City (DIC) at which 150 workers will produce 3,000 kilograms of chocolate a day.
24 January 2015. Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC.PS), the Philippines' largest fast food company, said on Thursday it is keen to buy a U.S.-based fast food firm with a market value of at least $1 billion to advance a goal of boosting revenues from outside its home base.
24 January 2015. At the heart of the town for over 150 years, Inverurie Paper Mill was once one of Aberdeenshire’s largest employers. With a lucrative turnover, it contributed just under £40million a year to the region’s economy before it was shut down in 2009.
ABERDEEN PRESS AND JOURNAL
23 January 2015. China will build a 7,000-kilometer (4,350-mile) high-speed rail link from Beijing to Moscow, at a cost of 1.5 trillion yuan ($242 billion), Beijing’s city government said on the social networking site Weibo.
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