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South Africa Nuclear Industry ask the government for a broad perspective in energy plans

The South Africa nuclear industry Association is committed to promoting the highest standards in the development and application of nuclear technology in South Africa. NIASA is composed of organisations, groups, and individuals, from not only the established nuclear sector, but also any entities involved in any technology endeavor related to...

Wind Catcher project in the Oklahoma Panhandl: 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction

A $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project was announced by Southwestern Electric Power Co. that includes acquisition of a 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction in the Oklahoma Panhandle and construction of a 360-mile dedicated generation tie line to the Tulsa area, where the existing electrical grid will deliver the wind energy to customers. “We...

TBM world market

In the TBM world market, the demand for Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Industry is anticipated to be high for the next six years.TBM consist of the rotating cutting wheel, called cutter head, followed by a main bearing, a thrust system and trailing support mechanisms. The type of machine used depends...

Ethiopia cement stimulation measures

By introducing cement stimulation measures, Ethiopia hopes to construct at least 3.4 million rural housing units among the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018, although the target looks unachievable for now. Ethiopia has proposed a number of measures to stimulate cement consumption, such as the introduction of a rural...

Nanotextured surface against bacteria in stainless steel

Nanotextured surface stainless steel modifies the steel itself. By using an electrochemical etching process on a common stainless steel alloy, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a nanotextured surface that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells. The process could potentially be used to attack microbial contamination...

Earthmoving equipment, here the 10 world’s largest construction projects

Earthmoving equipment is the most important  asset for  the 10 of the world’s largest construction projects ranging from airports, dams, subways and industrial complexes to the International Space Station and its contemplated successors. These gigantic construction projects are unique for their unprecedented scale.  Al Maktoum Airport  – The Al Maktoum Airport,in...

Stainless steel in food processing

Stainless steel in food processing resists oxidation at high temperatures and tolerates very low temperatures as well. Its high durability allows the development of endless applications in myriad industries. Stainless steel is the way for modern technology and continues to be essential in our everyday lives. One key area where...

Stainless steel belt vs. metal-mesh conveyors

Stainless steel belt – and any other stainless steel surface – resists oxidation at high temperatures and it tolerates very low temperatures as well. Its lightweight quality and high durability allow the development of endless applications in myriad industries. Stainless steel paved the way for modern technology and continues to...