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1 #IFRF2018 - New sponsor!

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Lucy Straker
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018

Did you know that the #IFRF2018 Conference is just 16 weeks away? That’s 114 days, 2,736 hours…ok you get the picture. Well we just wanted to let you know that we have just secured another great sponsor.

Welcome to… Fives Group! Here’s a little introduction to them.

 

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2 #IFRF2018 - a roundup!

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Lucy Straker
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018

We’ve been talking about our conference for a while now, so we thought we would bring it all together in one place for you. Here goes…

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3 RJM International opens regional office in Singapore

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Lucy Straker
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018

Read about long time IFRF member RJM International and their new expansion into South East Asia and hear from Matthew Shields, the newly-appointed Head of Business Development and Operations for RJM’s Asia-Pacific business, who will relocate from the UK to Singapore to manage RJM’s activities in the region.

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4 Waste to Energy (WtE) – a significant growth area in the energy mix

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Philip Sharman
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018

I guess that we all know a version of the ‘hierarchy of waste’, from the simple ‘Prevent – Reduce – Reuse – Recycle – Recover – Dispose’ mantra, to more complex approaches (as in the diagram below).  Furthermore, we all understand that, as a society, we need to prioritise our actions at the higher parts of the hierarchy (i.e. prevention, reduction and reuse of wastes, and closed-loop recycling).  However, as we move increasingly towards a lower-waste (or even a zero-waste) economy, energy recovery from waste will become increasingly important. 

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5 Oxyflame - International Workshop: just 1 week away!

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Lucy Straker
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018

Don’t miss out on Oxyflame’s International Workshop on Oxy-Fuel Combustion in Bochum, Germany on 14-15 February. View the programme and book your tickets - here!

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6 Don't miss our 'Reigniting the….2010’s' campaign

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Neil Fricker
Sheffield, Monday 5th February 2018
http://www.mnm.ifrf.net/mnm/article.html?aid=1737

In the last edition of Monday Night Mail, we began our 70th anniversary celebration with a look back at a period in our history spanning from 2010-2016 thanks to previous IFRF Director - Neil Fricker. We're just leaving it here in case you missed it. 

Next time we will be taking a step further back in time and looking at 'Reigniting the...00's!'

 

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7 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's correspondent in Australia
From the Sydney office
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Australia, Saturday 3rd February 2018

Patrick Lavery pic.jpgCombustion Industry News brings together interesting and important stories about or affecting the combustion industry, and is collated for the IFRF every fortnight by Patrick Lavery. For each news story cited, a link is provided to the original publication. Where news relates to IFRF Member Organisations, the name of the organisation appears in green with a link to the associated profile page on the IFRF website. Subscription-free article links are given in blue, and subscription-required article links in red.

If you have a news item to share, please contact Patrick Lavery.

Top Story

- Shell strategizing to become an energy company rather than an oil and gas one

Business Trends

- World Economic Forum sees diverse range of responses by delegates on climate change
- Saudi Arabia and Russian oil cooperation deepening into an alliance
- Draft study puts price tag of Germany meeting 2050 climate targets at over €1 trillion
- Mexico plagued by fuel theft by drug cartels

Research, Development and Technology

- SaskPower representative discusses operating experience at CCS-equipped  Boundary Dam plant
- NET Power CEO confident of commercial prospects of new gas-fired power plant design
- European Cement Research Academy selects two sites for oxyfuel carbon capture trials

Company and Project News

- Abu Dhabi National Oil Company to expand use of carbon capture and storage

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