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  • Drax and the White Rose CCS Project

    Edward Davey is at Drax today opening the new biomass facilities and announcing further funding for the White Rose CCS project: read the Drax press notice read the Written ...

  • TOMRA Sorting opens new offices in Roses, Spain

    The new premises consist of several offices, a meeting room, the TOMRA Care technical center, and a storeroom for spare and replacement parts. On October 8th, TOMRA Sorting officially opened its new offices in Roses (Girona). The growth of company markets in Spain and Portugal has led to the need to implement an expansion strategy in its facilities, with new and modern offices in Roses, meanwhile ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • ROSES 2010: climate and biological response - research and applications

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  05/04/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • Rose State College in Oklahoma City Receives EPA Job-Training Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Rose State College in Oklahoma City, Okla., received one of 19 grants for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grants. Rose State College received $192,300 to train 75 students in environmental jobs. Nationwide, EPA awarded $3.6 million in EWDJT grants. “EPA’s job training program advances economic ...

  • Household electricity prices in the EU28 rose by 2.8% and gas prices by 1.0%

    In the EU28, household electricity prices1 rose by 2.8% on average between the second half of 2012 and the second half of 2013, after an increase of 6.0% between the second half of 2011 and 2012. Household gas prices2 increased by 1.0% on average in the EU28 between the second half of 2012 and 2013, after a rise of 8.2% between the second half of 2011 and 2012. These figures come from an article3 ...

  • GWorkS-model simulates crop operations in greenhouses

    Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture and Wageningen University, group Farm Technology developed a simulation model for labour in greenhouses. Global competition urges growers to continuously improve labour efficiency and to innovate  crop operations in order to control labour costs and to offer appealing jobs and healthy work conditions in greenhouses. Computer simulation was used to ...

  • Water Taste Challenge Video

    We put to the taste test our Waterlogic Firewall water and filmed what people thought of their taste experience. Our Waterlogic Firewall water took on the comparison test against tap, filtered and bottled water, with all our tasters trying each and telling us their favourite. Firewall rose to the challenge with the tests revealing over 7 people in every 10 preferred the taste of ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • FAO Food Price Index posts biggest monthly jump in four years

    International food commodity prices shot up 4.2 percent in June, their steepest monthly increase of the past four years. The FAO Food Price Index, released today, averaged 163.4 points in June and is now one percent below the level reached a year earlier. The June rise, which affected all commodity categories except vegetable ...

  • Pallmann promises a rosy future in Zweibrücken

    Pallmann, one of the world's largest developers, producers and providers of innovative size reduction technology, is getting ready to celebrate 111 years of successful business next year. The number has a special significance for Pallmann: in recent years, the company has streamlined its organization to concentrate on three main areas: pulverization, recycling, and agglomeration. “We want ...

  • Farm Bureau on USDA Report: Worldwide Corn Yields Up; Wheat, Cotton and Soybeans, Too

    The USDA’s latest report on agricultural supply and demand for the 2014-2015 marketing year suggests supplies will continue to be on the tight side for key U.S. crops despite record harvests, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today. “The most interesting feature of today’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report is the projected corn yield of 167.4 bushels ...

  • Oil ends year with highest gains since 2009

    Oil prices ended 2016 attaining their highest annual gain in almost a decade after member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut production to reduce the supply glut that has sunk prices over two years. Brent crude oil rose 52 percent this year, while West Texas Intermediate crude rose 45 percent, the largest annual gains since 2009, when the benchmarks ...

  • GMWDA attempts to stop £90m Sita damages claim

    The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has launched an attempt at London’s High Court to “strike out” Sita UK’s bid to secure more than £90 million in damages over the award of the Greater Manchester waste private finance initiative, claiming that the company’s attempt was started too late. In September, Sita began legal action against the GMWDA after missing out on the £3.8bn Greater ...

  • Adverse weather pushes food prices up in October

    Major food commodity prices rose in October, spurred by weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies. The FAO Food Price Index averaged nearly 162 points in October, up 3.9 percent from September, while still down 16 percent from a year earlier. FAO's ...

  • New Worker Protection Rules Impact Farm, Greenhouse Workers

    Owners of farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses that use pesticides in agricultural plant production will have to implement additional safeguards for their pesticide handlers and agricultural workers under a revision to the Worker Protection Standard. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the new rules in the Federal Register Nov. 2. Compliance with most of the new rules will be ...


    By Ohio State University

  • German manual on progress in environmental protection

    How exactly is the state of the environment in Germany? The answers to this question are provided in the new manual with environmental indicators (Umweltdaten Deutschland – Umweltindikatoren) published by the Federal Environment Agency. Whether it is energy productivity, land use or ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Global harvest prospects improve for maize, wheat and rice crops

    Staple food prices rose in August even as grain prices fell and the outlook for global cereal production improved. The FAO Food Price Index, released today, averaged 165.6 points in August, up 1.9 percent from July and almost 7 percent from a year earlier. The monthly jump was mostly driven by cheese and palm oil quotations, while ...

  • New issue of `Food & Biobased News`

    The September issue of 'Food & Biobased News', the newsletter from Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research, is now available for you to download. This newsletter is available to all those interested in our research and activities. You can subscribe to this newsletter and will automatically receive the next issue. Feel free to pass this newsletter on to others who may be interested. ...

  • Plants for supporting Orius species

    Orius laevigatus and Orius majusculus are predatory bugs, which are applied in several crops in greenhouses. They can eat many pests species, including nymphs and adults of thrips species, aphids, whtiteflies, eggs of moths, young caterpillars and spider mites. In some crops such as sweet pepper Orius  survives easily. Cut roses are apparently less suitable for oviposition. For ...

  • Commodity trends point to stable food prices, declining global food import bill

    Global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to a broadly stable outcome for prices and supplies, FAO said today. Lower food prices than last year means that the world's food import bill are on course to fall to $986 billion this year - below $1 trillion for the first time since 2009 - even as traded volumes ...

  • Vibratec`s step-by-step strategy into Malaysia

    Vibratec, the specialist in noise and vibration field in the automotive industry, railway and oil&gas industry, step out of Europe and has been actively involved in the international market. With their target on the Asian market, the company opened a representative office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Their first objective is to sign contracts with two major Korean oil&gas companies, Ichthys ...

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