Environment

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Preparing Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup 2018 is now over and France, inebriated with its recent victory, is still celebrating the success of the “Bleus”. There’s no time to waste though, because preparing for a World Cup is not a piece of cake… In 2022, Qatar is set to host the 22nd FIFA World Cup, one of […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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