Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

UK moves to take strain off energy network

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Households will be encouraged to use power when demand is lower

Saudis and Russians threaten to step up oil deal battle

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Crude below $50 a barrel as some producers tardy in meeting output cuts

Climate change might prevent airlines flying full planes

Monday, July 24th, 2017

THIS summer America has experienced some of the most intense heatwaves in decades. In parts of southern Arizona the mercury has climbed to a sweltering 48°C. That has had an impact on the state’s infrastructure. Last month, a single day’s heatwave grounded dozens of planes. As global temperatures climb higher, such incidents are likely to increase.

Climate change could have a dramatic impact on aviation across the world, according to a recently released paper by a team from Columbia University and Logistics Management Institute, a consulting firm. The researchers predict that as early as the middle of the century, some 30% of flights departing during the most blistering parts of the day will not be able to take off at their maximum weight because the hotter, less dense air will not provide enough lift.

Of the 19 airports examined, Dubai and LaGuardia in New York are expected to see some of the worst effects. During the harshest…Continue reading

Robot probes Fukushima reactor in clean-up effort

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Images of possible melted fuel debris a breakthrough in nuclear disaster site exploration

Halliburton revenues rebound by almost 30%

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Petra Diamonds shares fall 13% after missing production forecasts

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Acacia Mining shares fall another 10%

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Petra Diamonds misses forecasts but predicts big jump next year

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Green jobs growth slows amid government paralysis

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Ministers dither over decisions on future of renewables sector

EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Brussels fears effort to punish Moscow’s election meddling will hurt energy companies