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  • global asia energy news articles. Registerto join ConEdison Solutions, DN Tanks, Haynes and Boone, LLP, and Energy Manager Today for a one-hour energy management webinar. Today’s energy managers have the opportunity to maximize the value of their energy investments by developing comprehensive and integrated solutions. This exclusive Webinar, hosted by Energy Manager Today and ConEdison Solutions, offers a fresh perspective on the latest trends and applications in Demand Response and Energy Audits to help decision makers understand how they can truly achieve energy optimization. You will hear from experts on the most recent regulatory changes influencing Demand Response, Thermal Storage applications, and the benefits of a world class energy audit. Meet our expert panel: • Andrew Weissman, Senior Energy Advisor, Haynes and Boone, LLP • Guy Frankenfield, Manager, TES & Biofuel Tanks, DN Tanks • Anthony Spera, National Director, Sales for Energy Services, ConEdison Solutions

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  • NEW DELHI, MAR 8:

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is on a three-day visit to India beginning March 11 to gather information on development challenges being faced by the country and look at opportunities for enhancing its role in reducing poverty at an accelerated pace. This will be Kim’s first visit to India after taking over as President of the World Bank Group last July. During his visit, Kim will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and representatives of the private sector and the civil society to discuss India’s major initiatives to foster equitable growth, said a World Bank release. Kim will also visit Lucknow and Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh to meet Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav and see development challenges in the state, which is home to the largest number of India’s poor. “India has vast and valuable development experience, and I am eager to learn about its success stories to see how they could provide lessons for other countries,” said the release quoting Kim. “I also look forward to the opportunity to find out what the World Bank Group can do to work with India in ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity throughout the country”, he added. The World Bank Group President visits India at a time when it is rapidly urbanising, with 10 million Indians moving every year into towns and cities from the rural hinterland. Kim will visit a village in Uttar Pradesh to gain insights into the realities of rural life that might compel migr...

  • The Government is seeking to hear from businesses that would be interested in submitting evidence to help form a new "organisational standard" for cyber security. The Cyber Security and Resilience Team within the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) has asked businesses to detail initial interest in submitting views on such a standard by 8 April with a view to providing guidance to those companies about their submissions before the beginning of May. Respondents will then have until Monday 14 October 2013 to make those submissions. As part of its Cyber Security Strategy published in November 2011, the Government promised to develop industry-led cyber security standardsfor private sector companies. The Government said it was now acting on that pledge. "The government intends to select and endorse an organisational standard that best meets the requirements for effective cyber risk management," BIS said in a statement. "There are currently various relevant standards and guidance, which can be confusing for organisations, businesses and companies that want to improve their cyber security. We aim to offer clarity to the private sector, based on the standard that we select and choose to promote. We will shortly publish guidance to help organisations and groups prepare their evidence for submission," it added.

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  • The Government is seeking to hear from businesses that would be interested in submitting evidence to help form a new "organisational standard" for cyber security. The Cyber Security and Resilience Team within the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) has asked businesses to detail initial interest in submitting views on such a standard by 8 April with a view to providing guidance to those companies about their submissions before the beginning of May. Respondents will then have until Monday 14 October 2013 to make those submissions. As part of its Cyber Security Strategy published in November 2011, the Government promised to develop industry-led cyber security standardsfor private sector companies. The Government said it was now acting on that pledge. "The government intends to select and endorse an organisational standard that best meets the requirements for effective cyber risk management," BIS said in a statement. "There are currently various relevant standards and guidance, which can be confusing for organisations, businesses and companies that want to improve their cyber security. We aim to offer clarity to the private sector, based on the standard that we select and choose to promote. We will shortly publish guidance to help organisations and groups prepare their evidence for submission," it added.

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  • Steam boilers can explode like bombs

    Communication, Communication Design

    http://www.newsday.co.zw/2013/02/21/steam-boilers-can-explode-like-bombs/ Steam boilers are potential bombs, as was seen at the beginning of this month when an improvised boiler exploded with devastating force at a farm in Mount Hampden, killing three farm workers instantly. Boilers are packed with energy. They can explode with devastating force if not manufactured, installed and used with care and if not well maintained and periodically inspected by professional inspectors It is for this reason that there is legislation, the Factories and Works (Boiler) Regulations, RGN 279 of 1976, covering the manufacture, installation, use, maintenance and inspection of boilers. Steam boilers play an important role in many industrial sectors including the textile, sugar, tea and paper manufacturing sectors, hospitals, prisons, hotels, power generation, agriculture and forestry. The steam energy produced is used for energising materials and machinery and for process needs. In the case of the farm in Mount Hampden, the improvised boiler was intended for tobacco curing. The minimum compliance required by the legislation is that the equipment be manufactured to a standard approved by the Chief Inspector of Factories and Works under the supervision of an approved Independent Inspection Authority and that it should not be used without a valid certificate issued by NSSA upon satisfactory commissioning under the supervision of a NSSA Inspector of Factories and Works. Many users, especially in the...

  • http://seekingalpha.com/article/1212951-calgon-carbon-s-ceo-discusses-q4-2012-results-earnings-call-transcript?source=google_news Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC) Q4 2012 Earnings Call February 21, 2013 10:00 AM ET Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Calgon Carbon Corporation's Fourth Quarter 2012 Results Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) I will now like to turn the call over to Gail Gerono, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead. Gail Gerono - VP, IR Thank you. Good morning and thank you for joining us. Our speakers today are Randy Dearth, Calgon Carbon’s CEO, Bob O'Brien our Chief Operating Officer and Steve Schott our CFO. Before we begin, I would like to remind you that the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements. Today's presentations or perhaps some of the comments that Calgon Carbon’s executives make during the Q&A may contain statements that are forward-looking. Forward-looking statements typically contain words such expect, believe, estimate, anticipate, or similar words indicating that future outcomes are uncertain. Statements looking forward in time including statements regarding future growth and profitability, price increases, cost savings, broader product lines, enhanced competitive posture and acquisitions...

  • http://india-global-asia.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/doosan-boiler-system-for-waste-to.html

    German waste to energy technology manufacturer, Doosan Lentjes, a part of Doosan Power Systems, is to deliver key boiler technologies for a new waste to energy facility being built in Krakow, Poland. Doosan said that the plant will be based on its air-cooled reciprocating grate and boiler technology. As a key subcontractor to POSCO Engineering & Construction of South Korea, Doosan Lentjes is to supply a complete boiler system for the plant, which will consist of two lines capable of processing up to 220,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste per year. The company added that the new plant is currently the largest waste to energy plant under construction in Poland. According to Doosan the contract includes engineering, procurement and delivery of equipment as well as services for construction and commissioning. The plant, scheduled for completion by the end of 2015, will combine Doosan Lentjes’ reciprocating grate and steam generator technologies to produce electricity and district heat. Doosan added that it has installed similar technologies at several waste to energy plants worldwide, most recently at plants in Frankfurt, Germany and Harlingen, Netherlands. Once complete the plant is expected to generate around 8 MW of electricity and some 35 MW of heat.

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  • http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2013/02/14-europe-help-education-winthrop On January 23, the European Union’s financeministers unanimously endorsed Financial Transaction Taxes (FTT) by giving a green light to 11 eurozone countries to impose a coordinated tax on financial transactions – an act filled with potential not just for national budgets, but overseas development assistance as well. Such taxes may or may not eventually cross the ocean to U.S. markets, but as the group of nations that include the eurozone’s four biggest economies (Germany, France, Italy and Spain) begin to negotiate the tax’s rate and design, policymakers should consider the possibility of using even a small percentage of the revenues gained to provide a new source of development finance–money that can change the world. The animating force behind the idea is to skim “excess” revenue from the financial sector to repair national budgets severely strained in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, thus holding financial institutions accountable for their role in causing the recession. An additional benefit cited by the tax’s supporters is it would place some constraints on the increasing volume of high-frequency trading that has at times threatened the stability of financial markets. The nation at the forefront of the FTT movement is France, which passed a 0.2 percent tax on financial transactions in 2012. At the U.N. General Assembly in September of that year, French President Francois...

  • http://polateabug.edublogs.org/2013/02/09/spanish-italian-bonds-slide-amid-signs-of-political-risk-the-tyler-group-economic-news/

    Spanish government securities led declines among the euro-region's so-called peripheral countries as renewed signs of political instability in the currency bloc damped demand for the nation's assets. Spain's 10-year yields climbed to the highest level in seven weeks as Premier Mariano Rajoy was accused of accepting illegal cash payments and strategists from Commerzbank AG recommended investors cut holdings of the country's debt. Italian and Portuguese securities dropped as analysts at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank AG said this year's rally in periphery bonds may falter. German bunds advanced. “The market is realizing that there are still substantial risks out there, especially on the political front,” said Michael Leister, a fixed-income strategist at Commerzbank in London. “The dynamics in Spain are devastating because they have the potential to cause a lot of damage. If in the worst case we would get a new election in Spain, this would be a real shocker for the market.” Spain's 10-year yield jumped 23 basis points, or 0.23 percentage point, to 5.44 percent at 4:30 p.m. London time, the highest level since Dec. 17. The 5.4 percent bond maturing in January 2023 fell 1.78, or 17.80 euros per 1,000-euro ($1,354) face amount, to 99.685. Yields on similar-maturity Italian debt increased 15 basis points to 4.48 percent after reaching 4.89 percent, t...

  • http://rosedereck01.livejournal.com/736.html

    Spanish government securities led declines among the euro-region’s so-called peripheral countries as renewed signs of political instability in the currency bloc damped demand for the nation’s assets. Spain’s 10-year yields climbed to the highest level in seven weeks as Premier Mariano Rajoy was accused of accepting illegal cash payments and strategists from Commerzbank AG recommended investors cut holdings of the country’s debt. Italian and Portuguese securities dropped as analysts at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank AG said this year’s rally in periphery bonds may falter. German bunds advanced. “The market is realizing that there are still substantial risks out there, especially on the political front,” said Michael Leister, a fixed-income strategist at Commerzbank in London. “The dynamics in Spain are devastating because they have the potential to cause a lot of damage. If in the worst case we would get a new election in Spain, this would be a real shocker for the market.” Spain’s 10-year yield jumped 23 basis points, or 0.23 percentage point, to 5.44 percent at 4:30 p.m. London time, the highest level since Dec. 17. The 5.4 percent bond maturing in January 2023 fell 1.78, or 17.80 euros per 1,000-euro ($1,354) face amount, to 99.685. Yields on similar-maturity Italian debt increased 15 basis points to 4.48 percent after reaching 4.89 percent, the most since Dec. 31. Portugal’s 10-year yields climbed 26 basis points to 6.44 perc...