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Coal waste used to create sustainable concrete 17.7.2018 DNA: India
Scientists have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation. The advance tackles two major environmental problems at once by making use of coal production waste and by significantly reducing the environmental impact of concrete production. The strong, durable concrete uses fly ash as a binder and eliminates the use of environmentally intensive cement, according to researchers from Washington State University (WSU) in the US. Production of traditional concrete, which is made by combining cement with sand and gravel, contributes between five and eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. That is because cement, the key ingredient in concrete, requires high temperatures and a tremendous amount of energy to produce. Fly ash, the material that remains after coal dust is burned, meanwhile has become a significant waste management issue. More than 50 per cent of fly ash ends up in landfills, where it can easily ...
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Railway line to be constructed along Nagpur-Mumbai Super Express way - Shri Piyush Goyal 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways and MahaMetro (Metro Railway Project Company of Maharashtra) today signed an MoU for linking railway line to Metro coaches on broad gauge network & creating a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) in Nagpur city.
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Shri Piyush Goyal Inaugurates the MAHAGENCO Pipe Conveyor System -An Initiative by WCL & MAHAGENCO 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Railways, Finance, Corporate Affairs and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated the MAHAGENCO Pipe Conveyor System for coal transportation from cluster of mines of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) today.
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Oil ministry supports petcoke import ban: government lawyer tells Supreme Court 16.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
India's oil ministry is in favour of a ban on the import of petroleum coke, the government's lawyer told the Supreme Court on Monday.
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NCLAT stays revival meet of Gujarat NRE Coke 16.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
A few days before Gujarat NRE Coke Ltd’s revival plan was to go under vote, Jindal Power & Steel Ltd (JSPL), a minority creditor of the company, has secured a stay order by moving National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). Last week, JSPL moved NCLAT to stay on the NCLT convened revival meeting to be held today and also the NCLT, Kolkata Bench’s May 15 order. “The Honourable NCLAT has further during the course of hearing granted interim relief to the extent that the operation of the order…of convening of the meetings of Secured / Unsecured Creditors, Foreign Currency Convertible Bond Holders and shareholders of Gujarat NRE Coke proposed to be held on July 16 as ordered by the NCLT, shall be stayed until further orders,” read a communication from JSPL’s legal representatives to Gujarat NRE Coke. According to the metallurgical coal producing company’s representatives, they had not received any notice from JSPL and thereby were unable to put forward their arguments against JSPL’s petition before the ...
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Probe Agency Files Chargesheet Against Naveen Jindal, Others In Coal Scam 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Legal woes for industrialist Naveen Jindal compounded in a coal block allocation case as a special court framed additional charges of abetment of bribery in the CBI case against him today and the...
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India Is Extending A Lifeline To US Coal Miners 12.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The big bright spot for U.S. coal miners is located halfway around the world.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 16th Workshop On Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Asia 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applauding the long-standing effort in creating a network of Asian countries on GHG inventory by Government of Japan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for India, action on climate change is a moral and ethical responsibility and India is working under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to achieve its obligations as per Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) principles.
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At NATO, abrasive Trump lashes Germany for being Russian 'captive' 11.7.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany of being a "captive" of Russia on Wednesday as Western leaders gathered in Brussels for a NATO summit where Trump wants Europeans to pay up more for their own defence.
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At NATO, abrasive Donald Trump lashes Germany for being Russian 'captive' 11.7.2018 Zee News : World
US President Donald Trump accused Germany of being a "captive" of Russia on Wednesday as Western leaders gathered in Brussels for a NATO summit where Trump wants Europeans to pay up more for their own defence. 
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At NATO, Trump lashes Germany for being Russian 'captive' 11.7.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany of being a "captive" of Russia on Wednesday as Western leaders gathered in Brussels for a NATO summit where Trump wants Europeans to pay up more for their own defence.
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Brett Kavanaugh, nominated on Monday to be a Supreme Court justice by U.S. President Donald Trump, is a long-time skeptic of business regulations, especially on rules limiting harmful emissions, although he has called global warming an "urgent" issue.
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China's polluters must install monitoring equipment by year-end: Parliament 9.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
All of China's major polluters will need to install real-time emissions monitoring systems before the end of the year, according to a report submitted to parliament on Monday, as the country tries to improve surveillance and bring lawbreaking firms into line. China is now in the fifth year of its war on pollution, and President Xi Jinping said in May that the country would use the full might of the ruling Communist Party to fix the damage done by four decades of untramelled economic growth. According to the National People's Congress (NPC) report, published by state news agency Xinhua, China's central government has already spent 52.8 billion yuan ($7.98 billion) to improve air quality over the 2012 to 2017 period. But some regions are still way behind when it comes to monitoring and cracking down on pollution, it said, and China will work to create a comprehensive nationwide monitoring system by the end of the decade, extending full coverage to smog-prone cities in the country's central and western ...
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The fallout in commodities from the US-China Trade war: What's at stake 6.7.2018 Zee News : World
The US and China have also issued a second batch of proposed duties on $16 billion of each other`s goods.
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The fallout in commodities from the U.S.-China Trade war: what's at stake 6.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington imposed tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports on Friday and Beijing has said it will retaliate with punitive measures on U.S. products worth a similar amount, including soybeans, pork and cotton.
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Under fire for ethics scandals, U.S. EPA chief Pruitt resigns 6.7.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who had been lauded by President Donald Trump for his aggressive efforts to roll back environmental regulations, resigned on Thursday under heavy fire for a series of ethics-related ...
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Coal imports by power sector in April-May reduced 15%: Goyal 5.7.2018 Sify Finance
Coal imports by the country's power industry reduced by nearly 15 per cent during April-May this year in view of increased supplies from state miner Coal India Ltd (CIL), Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
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Why Sajjan Jindal now wants to make cars 5.7.2018 Rediff: Business
'We will have a well-designed product, and not a compromise.'
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Don't restrict coal intake during monsoon: CIL to power plants 4.7.2018 Sify Finance
The Coal India Ltd (CIL) has urged power stations "not to restrict intake of coal during monsoon period when power generation demand drops", but to use this period as an opportunity to build stocks to cope with subsequent increase in power demand, a statement said on Wednesday.
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BHEL awards $ 72.4mn contract to GE power for supply of boiler equipments 4.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
Agencies, New Delhi, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has awarded twin boiler equipment orders to GE Power’s Steam Power business for supercritical thermal power projects at Patratu in Jharkhand and Udangudi in Tamil Nadu.GE Power India Limited (GEPIL) will have $ 68.3 million stake in the combined order value of $72.4 million. BHEL is executing Engineering, […]
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