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South Africa and the launch of radio telescope Kuntuse

South African Science and Technology Minister will join Ghanaian President to officially launch Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Kuntuse radio telesope. Anita Loots, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa Head, said that it is a very important moment for the international science community. Once the radio telescope in...

Cheaper wind energy

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, solar and wind energy are expected to dominate the future of electricity: the forecast predicts $7,4 trillion will be invested in new renewable energy plants by 2040. Renewable energy also is expected to get a boost from electric cars and homeowners’ solar roofs. By...

A new metallurgical plant in Toledo

A Cleveland-based company chose Toledo for the development of its first hot briquetted iron production plant: the facility will be placed near the Port of Toledo and the Ironville Terminal. It will able to produce 1.6 million tons of HBI per year. It is possible the region can expect to...

Indian cement industry is expected to grow

Cement industry sees about 10 to 18 per cent growth in demand in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India, during the next two or three years due to various heavy projects being undertaken by the respective governments. Key demand drivers for the industry are individual house builders and government initiatives. Some...

TBMs also have traditions!

Every single one of Tunnel Boring Machines has a traditionally female name. It is a tradition, dating back to the 1500s when miners prayed to Saint Barbara to protect them from the dangers underground. During the third Century in Turkey, Barbara was brutally executed by her father because she secretly...

Africa’s new radio telescope

According to a report of “Scientific America”, Ghana gets the first functioning radio telescope on the continent outside South Africa. The engineers worked to convert an old telecommunications into a functioning radio telescope, in fact Ghana is part of the large Square Kilometre Area (SKA) project and the conversion was...

Malaysia: rubber industry promoter

In order to support the economic growth of the rubber industry, Malaysian Government is promoting the use of rubber in road construction because it multiplies the quality of asphalt. Natural rubber with asphaltic materials gives a better quality to paved roads, changing the performance against temperature and traffic. World rubber...