Energy

More oil refineries could close following Coryton’s collapse

Oil refinery
Posted on 28 Feb 2012 by

Closures to more sub-optimally operated oil refineries across the UK and Europe are likely following the failure of the Coryton site in Essex, according to the owner of Britain’s second biggest refinery.

Pressure to run oil refineries in the UK more efficiently was heaped on industry yeste…

Supplier Days to help manufacturers grow in nuclear market

China is taking a relatively relaxed attitude towards nuclear power after The Japanese Tsnuami
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by

A series of Supplier Days, where local manufacturers can discuss their products with key buyers from the burgeoning nuclear energy sector, are being planned for the Nuclear AMRC, which is set to be opened at the Advanced Manufacturing Park. 

Alan Cumming, commercial director for EDF Energy’s …

1,500 UK jobs to be created as Gov closes nuclear deal with France

Posted on 20 Feb 2012 by

Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy signed an agreement to ensure closer collaboration between the two countries to develop civil nuclear energy, which is expected to result in 1,500 UK jobs and commercial deals worth over £500m.

The deal was signed at a summit in Pa…

Yorkshire firms urged to join the nuclear revolution

China is taking a relatively relaxed attitude towards nuclear power after The Japanese Tsnuami
Posted on 18 Feb 2012 by
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In anticipation of Yorkshire becoming a ‘nuclear hub’, electronic goods-manufacturer Elonex is moving some of its operations back to Coventry from China, creating 400 jobs.

A series of supplier days where local manufacturers can discuss their products …