Canada-based start-up Li-Cycle has claimed a victory in commercialising its lithium battery recycling processes, with a shipment sent to a customer just before the end of last year.
Technology designed to protect powerlines from the effects of extreme weather and improve bushfire safety has been successfully trialled in Cape Schanck by electricity distributor United Energy.
Caverion and Hollister Incorporated, a global medical device manufacturer, have agreed on a project for the second construction phase of a manufacturing plant in Kaunas, Lithuania. Caverion will implement cleanroom premises that will be the largest in the country. Clean rooms are part of Caverion’s Smart Technology offering for which the Company sees good growth prospects.
Konecranes will provide two refuse cranes to Avertas Energy, Australia’s first energy-from-waste facility in Kwinana, Western Australia . The order was booked in July 2019, with delivery planned for June 2020.
The share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation, achieve sustainable development goals and a pathway to climate safety, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable electricity should supply 57 percent of global power by the end of the decade, up from 26 percent today.
According to a Marketwatch report. In 2018, businesses have spent 787.2 million US dollars in buying and implementing computerised maintenance management software (CMMS).
The first day of 2020 will see the Finnish gas market open up to competition and the wholesale of gas and transmission network will be unbundled from each other. At the same time, the new gas transmission network company, Gasgrid Finland, which will be unbundled from energy company Gasum into a separate company, will begin operations.
The global Mining Equipment Market is anticipated to reach 121.4 million US dollars by 2026 according to new research published by Polaris Market Research. In 2017, the surface mining equipment segment dominated the global market, in terms of revenue. In 2017, Asia-Pacific accounted for the majority share in the global mining equipment market.
Thirty-five years after the Russian cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya was the first woman to take a spacewalk, a new historical event took place above our heads on 18 October 2019. Two Nasa astronauts took the first all-female spacewalk. It was not just for fun, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir were responsible for replacing defective equipment from the International Space Station (ISS), and in that way also formed the first female maintenance team in the space.
Wearables have the potential to transform the construction industry through the ability to improve safety and efficiency for workers. Safety is being spearheaded by innovations such as gyroscopes, emergency alerts, and tracking devices, while GPS-enabled wearables and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology are leading improvement in efficiency on construction sites, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.