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construction, Environment, Industrial journalism, Utility Week

Water theft: how big is the problem?

Thames Water is using detectives to help catch water thieves. The story, which emerged late last month, may have brought the issue of water theft to the fore, but just how big a problem is it for the water industry? Utility Week investigates. Every day, water companies lose 3,123 million […]

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Energy, Energy Security, Environment, Gas, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal

ODORIZATION: The Not-So-Sweet Smell Of Safety

January 2018, Vol. 245, No. 1 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Ensuring that natural gas is easily detectable is not just for the sake of customer safety but also concerns economics. For example, the loss of over 607,000 tons of gas by the Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) storage facility […]

Energy Saving, Environment, Innovation, Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Shipping

Improving the energy efficiency of ships

Ship- owners are under increasing political and economic pressure to make their vessels even more energy efficient and to further cut air pollution. For both existing and new builds, techniques to reduce ship’s resistance through water and the Hi-FIN propeller attachment can significantly reduce both fuel consumption and emissions. This […]

Engineers, Environment, International Maritime Organization, Research and development, Shipping

Coldharbour Marine launches new ballast water treatment system for large vessels

Nicholas Newman MEOT December 2017 British based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems, Coldharbour Marine, has just launched a new treatment process, designed specifically for large dry bulk vessels and all carriers. The treatment, available from the company’s existing inert gas based GLD™ treatment plant, is designed to meet the […]

Eniday, Environment, Technology

Ten ways to fight climate change

Nicholas Newman Eniday November 2017 Politicians and industry are starting to heed climate scientists’ warnings of global warming by responding with an array of policies and technological products designed to slow the rate of rising seas and contain temperature rises to below 2 degrees. This feature outlines ten common approaches […]