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Challenge accepted: Toyota production engineers turn status quo on head

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It’s a big task, but Toyota Motor North America has the best and brightest accepting the challenge: innovate and problem solve to create the next generation of manufacturing technology. Today’s newly opened $80 million, 235,000 square foot state-of-the-art and environmentally-conscious Production Engineering and Manufacturing Center (PEMC) in Georgetown, Kentucky, is the final building constructed under the “One Toyota” project, and is both a statement on Toyota’s commitment to investing in the future of American manufacturing and a home base f... Read More »

Greenpeace launches campaign to create ‘largest protected area on Earth’ – as Antarctic nations fall short on marine protection

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Following a failure to agree strong marine protection in the East Antarctic [1], Greenpeace has called for governments to show “greater vision and ambition” in the coming year and create the largest protected area on Earth: an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. The Antarctic Sanctuary would be five times the size of Germany, in the Weddell Sea, next to the Antarctic peninsula. [2] “Over the next 12 months we have an opportunity to make history: to create an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary which would be the largest protected area on Earth’ said Frida B... Read More »

Access Fund Releases Video About How to Use Restop Bags

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(1888 PressRelease) Growing concerns over human waste prompts education of climbers and other outdoors enthusiasts. ESCONDIDO, Calif., – Human waste is a growing concern in climbing areas. Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that protects America’s climbing, just released a video about how to use a Restop bag. The video demonstrates that Restop is easy to use, easy to carry and easy to dispose of, all while helping the environment and reducing the spread of disease. “Access Fund wants to assure climbers and other outdoor enthu... Read More »

Tesco cuts food waste by selling greener satsumas and clementines

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The move has been prompted by recent higher early season temperatures in Spain where these easy peelers are grown which have slowed down the natural process by which the skin of the fruit turns orange. Despite the skin being slightly green the fruit is still as perfectly sweet and as juicy as you’d find as when they turn orange. Growers, in order to accelerate the colouring process, have been putting the easy peelers into a ripening room but this extra handling has led to a small amount of fruit being damaged and therefore going to waste.... Read More »

LUKOIL RELEASES YEAR OF ECOLOGY BOOKLET

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The booklet also highlights LUKOIL’s achievements and objectives associated with lower emissions of greenhouse gases, better energy efficiency, reduced process losses, new technologies for production of lubricants and fuels, broader use of renewable energy and care for biodiversity.   The online version of the booklet is available on LUKOIL’s website in Russian and English. Printed copies will be distributed at oil and gas forums and exhibitions throughout 2017.   As President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov says in his address ... Read More »

Gazprom to take part in building Northern Latitudinal Railway

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The project envisages the establishment of direct communications between the Severnaya and Sverdlovskaya railroads along the Obskaya – Salekhard – Nadym – Pangody – Novy Urengoy – Korotchaevo route in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. The NLR will be 707 kilometers long and will have the annual tonnage capacity of about 24 million tons of cargo. Enlarged photo (JPG, 2 MB) The project has significant public importance, as it will give an impetus to economic and social development in the Russian Arctic. The Yamal-Nenets Autonomous A... Read More »

Tata Power’s Industrial Energy undertakes solar micro grid project in Baliapal village, Kalinganagar

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The village was facing frequent power cuts that hampered studies of students. It also affected ladies who were unable to do day-to-day house work due to power cuts mainly in evening hours. A micro grid is particularly a portion of the power distribution system that comprises of distributed generation, energy storage and loads. Micro grids are robust in controlling the local voltage and frequency, and protecting the network and equipment connected to the micro grid. This is first of its kind project in Odisha where the community has contributed ... Read More »

Tata Power Delhi Distribution recognised for outstanding contribution towards transformation of the Indian power sector

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Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power-DDL, received the award from the minister at the 4th Annual Economic Times Power Focus Summit held today at the Hotel Grand, New Delhi, in the presence of Babul Supriyo, MoS, Heavy industries and Public Enterprise, GoI, and several power sector experts. While receiving the award, Mr Sinha said, “It’s a great honour and privilege to receive this prestigious recognition. The award bears testimony to our efforts towards adopting and implementing the latest energy efficient distribution technologies for cons... Read More »

Credit Agricole CIB to provide EUR 700 million loan to Gazprom

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The agreement was signed on behalf of Gazprom by Andrey Kruglov, Deputy Chairman of the Company's Management Committee, and on behalf of Credit Agricole CIB by Regis Monfront, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Credit Agricole CIB, and Erik Koebe, President of Credit Agricole CIB AO (Russia). Credit Agricole CIB will provide Gazprom with a five-year EUR 700 million loan. Background Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank is a corporate and investment subdivision of the Credit Agricole Group, Europe's second-largest banking network i... Read More »

Tata Power Skill Development Institute recognised for ‘capacity building and training services’

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TPSDI was recognised for outstanding services to the nation by providing state-of-art specialised training with an innovative approach and creating a pool of committed and competent professionals equipped with appropriate technical skills to steer the Indian power sector. TPSDI equips people with relevant employable skills that enable them to seize the emerging opportunities and works towards bridging the skill gap in the power sector. The institute has set up five training hubs in four locations in the country leveraging the facilities of Tata... Read More »

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