IDCON INC, headquartered in the United States, announced the forthcoming publication of an autobiography from their founder Christer Idhammar.
In 2019, the sound of combustion engines, the scent of petrol and filling your fuel tank at your local petrol station are still normal everyday occurrences for most people. But not for much longer. The demand for emissions-free transportation will soon make fossil fuels only a subject in history books. According to a number of experts, the shift will not take more than a generation, when the fossil epoch also can be immortalized in a museum, starting now. On 23 August, The Museum of Fossil Fuels will open in Stockholm.
Russian state nuclear company Rosatom has launched the world’s first floating nuclear plant in the Arctic Ocean, which it describes as being ‘based on the application of advanced nuclear technology.’
GE Digital announced the general availability of enhanced Compliance Management features in its Asset Performance Management (APM) Integrity software for the oil and gas, chemical and power industries. Developed in collaboration with one of the largest U.S. petroleum refiners, Compliance Management is a major development of GE Digital’s inspection data management capability, an integrated component of the APM Integrity solution .
Installations of energy storage in the United States jumped by 44.9 percent last year, according to trade body the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).
Every step in the direction of digitalization harbours new dangers. But to evade technological progress ultimately means standstill. Nobody is protected against cyber piracy. No matter if big companies, corporations or state institutions, even prominent politicians and stars, it can hit anyone at any time.
As Europe faces record-high temperatures, drought emergency measures might be back on the table. According to a new WWF paper published on July 22, EU member states are doing little to curb the impact of extreme weather events on freshwater ecosystems sustainably, writes Euractive on its website.
Nordic and US-based steel company SSAB has entered into an agreement to acquire Abraservice Holding, which provides wear parts and complete solutions in quenched and tempered steels (Q&T). Abraservice is currently part of the French-owned Jacquet Metal Service Group. Abraservice had net sales of around SEK 800 million in 2018. The acquisition supports SSAB’s strategic target of global leadership in Q&T and advanced high-strength steels as well as providing leading value-added services.
The European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, has submitted a proposal to ban all use of rubber granules by 2022. Today, rubber granules are mainly produced from end-of-life vehicle tyres, and a ban would greatly increase the need for alternative recycling methods.
Logicenters and Axfood’s purchasing and logistics company Dagab have now signed a contract for the development and leasing of a logistics facility of just over 100,000 m2 in Bålsta. Dagab will become a long-term tenant at the facility, which will be one of the largest in Europe. The property will be 30 metres tall, have environmental certification and comply with modern specifications such as a high degree of automation and several temperature zones.