18 July 2015. Following the update of Coal, NaturaL Gas and Oil power station in Africa, we present a new map including 338 power stations in 46 countries.
Fossil Fuels Energy - Africa Map (336 facilities)
14 Jul 2015. Two blasts have rocked a petrochemical plant in Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France, authorities say. The explosion occurred close to Marseille Provence Airport, the fifth-busiest in the country.
At industryabout.com: LyondellBasell Berre l'Etang Oil Refinery
12 July 2015. However this story ends (and we have no idea what the next few hours will bring), Sunday 12 July will go down as a landmark moment in European history - alongside Rome in 1957, Maastricht in 1992 and Cannes in 2011.
4 July 2015. The IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis report on Greece that came out this week has caused a big stir. We now know that the Fund’s analysts confirm what Syriza has been saying ever since they came to power 5 months ago: Greece needs debt relief, lots of it, and fast. We also know that Europe tried to silence the report.
4 July 2015. Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers.
4 July 2015. An explosion at a chemical plant in Ulsan killed six workers on Friday, according to fire officials. The explosion occurred at the wastewater storage facility at the Hanwha Chemical plant in the southern district of Ulsan.
4 July 2015. Ukrainian emergency services still trying to extinguish wildfire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone that started Monday, they have four more peat fire spots to put out, the Ukrainian governmental emergency service said in a statement Saturday.
4 July 2015. Islamic State controls around 40 percent of Iraq, including oil fields producing nearly 80,000 barrels of oil per day.
4 July 2015. Kyushu Electric Power Co. will begin loading nuclear fuel into a reactor at the Sendai nuclear power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture on July 7 ahead of its planned restart in August.
THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
4 July 2015. Australian establishment Mrs Mac’s has recalled frozen meat pies due to possible presence of metal pieces, according to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).
FOOD BUSINESS REVIEW
At industryabout.com: Mrs Mac's - Morley Bakery Plant
4 July 2015. Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China as it expands further its growing relationship with the world's second-largest economy. The new cabin-completion factory for A330 jetliners is worth a reported €150m ($166.3m; £106.5m) and is aimed at attracting new orders for Airbus.
At industryabout.com: Airbus - Tianjin Aircraft Assembly Plant
4 July 2015. An explosion inside a coal mine killed at least five workers in central Colombia, local media reported Thursday. According to the reports, the explosion took place late Wednesday evening in a mine in Samacá, Boyacá, a municipality some 60 miles northwest of the capital Bogotá.
2 July 2015. Construction has begun on the Chinese section of the Russia-China Gas Pipeline, according to China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC). The June 29 commencement ceremony took place at the construction site in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, and by video link to Beijing and Moscow. The Chinese section will extend from Heihe to Shanghai.
OIL & GAS JOURNAL
2 July 2015. The fire was still burning at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Blount County firefighter Kermit Easterling said. About 5,000 people in the area were being evacuated along with several businesses, Leatherwood said. Also, a manufacturing plant, Denso Manufacturing, closed down Thursday morning because of its proximity to the derailment, Easterling said. In a statement, CSX said the train car that derailed was carrying acrylonitrile.
At industryabout.com: Denso - Maryville Auto Component Plant
2 July 2015. Copper is among the three most used metals in the world, and high quantities of the red metal must be mined every year to meet global demand.
2 July 2015. Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion.
2 July 2015. In order to increase its all India presence, JSW Cement part of Sajjan Jindal led JSW group is expanding its slag based cement capacity from 6.4 million tonne per annum (mtpa) to 20 mtpa in next three years.
MY DIGITAL LFC
At industryabout.com: India - Cement Industry (233 Industrial Cards)
2 July 2015. Nigeria’s largest power generation plant, Egbin Power Plc, is for the first time in eight years generating above 1,000 megawatts of electricity.
At industryabout.com: Egbin Gas Power Plant
2 July 2015. Geologists reignited the debate Monday about whether to blame nature or humans for the devastating eruption nine years ago of an Indonesian mud volcano still oozing its all-consuming sludge today.
THE JAKARTA POST
Exact Location: -7.525973,112.712946 (Just Copy and Paste in a Digital Map)
2 July 2015. A robot killed a factory worker at a Volkswagen plant near Kassel in Germany. The 21-year-old worker was installing the robot when it struck him in the chest, crushing him against a plate. He died after the incident.
At industryabout.com: Volkswagen - Kassel Auto Component Plant
1 July 2015. Secret documents show creditors’ baseline estimate puts debt at 118% of GDP in 2030, even if it signs up to all tax and spending reforms demanded by troika.
- Ukraine's Naftogaz to stop buying gas from Russia's Gazprom from July 1
- Eurogroup refuses Greek bailout extension
- French Aerospace Manufacturer Tecalemit to open a factory in Casablanca (Morocco)
- Syrian Army Recaptures Southern Hasaka from ISIS
- Is ISIS's capital city under threat?
- Monsanto To Upgrade Herbicide Plant (Louisiana - USA)
- Euro Crisis: European stocks trim losses on deal speculation
- Joseph Stiglitz: how I would vote in the Greek referendum
- LIVE VIDEO: Anti-austerity protest outside Greek parliament
- Puerto Rico governor says island can’t pay its $72mn debt