6 March 2015. The rapid devaluation of Ukraine's currency has provoked a "consumer panic" in the country, adding fuel to the fire of the ongoing political and economic crisis.
6 March 2015. A preliminary estimate suggests the landslide on the flanks of Mount La Perouse involved 68 million metric tons (75 million short tons) of material, which potentially makes it the largest known natural landslide on Earth since 2010.
NASA EARTH OBSERVATORY
6 March 2015. Oil and Gas drilling is the main industry in Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq. This Region has been involved in several armed conflicts, the last and ongoing event is the war against ISIS.
Iraq - Oil and Gas (15 New Facilities)
6 March 2015. Egypt launched on Thursday a new power plant generated by solar energy in Siwa, west of the country, the minister of electricity announced.
6 March 2015. South Africa is celebrating yet another success of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme with the operationalisation of the country’s first concentrated solar power plant.
At industryabout.com: KaXu Solar Power Plant
5 March 2015. Islamic State militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit to obstruct an assault by Shi'ite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns, a witness said.
At industryabout.com: Ajil Oil Field
5 March 2015. Flooding in north-western Tanzania has killed at least 38 people and left hundreds of others homeless, police in the Shinyanga region.
5 March 2015. Nickel mining in New Caledonia is a major sector of the New Caledonian economy. The islands contain about 7,100,000 tonnes of nickel which is about 10% of the world's nickel reserves.
Nickel Mining in New Caledonia (27 New Facilities)
The Mount Polley Copper Mine disaster is still having a significant impact on people in the Cariboo region (Canada)
5 March 2015. The aftermath of the Mount Polley Mine disaster last summer is still having a significant impact on people in the Cariboo region where the spill occurred including First Nations.
5 March 2015. Airbus Helicopters debuted a year ago at the Helicopter Association International show as a rebranding of the former Eurocopter products. A flashy corporate video in front of thousands of attendees on the Heli-Expo exhibit hall floor kicked off the spectacle as a black drape fell to reveal a full-scale mockup of the sleek all-composite H160.
4 March 2015. British Columbia-focused base metals producer Imperial Metals has started trucking copper concentrate from the $500-million Red Chris mine, south of Dease Lake in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First Nation.
4 March 2015. Islamist militants are reported to have seized two oil fields in central Libya, as rival groups fight for control of the country. Forces guarding the al-Bahi and al-Mabruk sites retreated after running out of ammunition.
4 March 2015. An early morning mine blast in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people and injured 14, a local official said. Approximately 70 people were working underground at the time of the explosion.
At industryabout.com: Zasyadko Coal Mine
4 March 2015. Follow a typical day flying the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter from the small town of Nabire in Papua, Indonesia into the remote mountain airstrips of Hitadipa, Unito, Dadou, Pogapa and Minou.
4 March 2015. Norwegian energy company Statoil said it signed a deal with a Swiss services company to build a platform for one of the region's largest oil and gas fields.
3 March 2015. Stabilis Energy has opened a LNG liquefaction facility in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale region just south of San Antonio. Stabilis Energy provides liquefied natural gas and engines that use it to drilling sites throughout the Eagle Ford Shale.
SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL
At industryabout: Stabilis - George West LNG Plant
3 March 2015. The eruption today of the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has prompted the evacuation of thousands of people, as it spewed heavy smoke into the air and lava down its slopes. The 9,000 foot volcano hovers over the city of Pucon, home to about 22,000 people.
THE TWO WAY
3 March 2015. The $400 million expansion of the Tilbury LNG plant in Delta started construction in the third quarter of 2014, according to the major projects inventory compiled by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia.
At industryabout: Fortis - Tilbury LNG Plant
3 March 2015. The world's first electricity-generating tidal lagoons are to be built in six locations across Britain, with at least one already in the planning stage. Four of them will be located in Wales -- in Swansea, Cardiff, Newport and Colwyn Bay -- and there'll be one each in Bridgewater in Somerset and West Cumbria.
3 March 2015. At this map you can see all industrial facilities nearby Mariupol (Donetsk Region - Ukraine) listed at industryabout.com, at their exact location and with production and contact details.
Main industries represented: Steelmaking, Transport Facilities, Machinery Industry, Power Plants and others (Total 18)
2 March 2015. One of the two reactors at Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station shut down abruptly before 10 p.m. Monday night due to a problem with a steam valve, officials said.
MAINLINE MEDIA NEWS
At industryabout.com: Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
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