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  • Sinopec invests £2.35 billion in green hydrogen in Inner Mongolia

    08 December 2022

    Sinopec is advancing plans to build a large-scale green hydrogen project in Inner Mongolia, which will help Sinopec become China's largest hydrogen energy company. Sinopec will invest 20 billion yuan (£2.35 billion) in the project in Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia....

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  • UK approves first new deep coal mine in 30 years

    08 December 2022

    The UK approved its first new coal mine in decades on December 7 to the disdain of critics who say it will hinder efforts to meet climate targets. The mine, known as Woodhouse Colliery, will be located underground on a brownfield site to the south west of Whitehaven in West Cumbria, northwest England. The project is being developed by West Cumbria Mining at a cost of £165m and will extract coking coal for the steel industry....

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  • CNOOC invests almost $2 billion in world's largest deepwater oilfield

    06 December 2022

    On December 1, CNOOC announced the acquisition of a 5% interest in the Petrobras-operated Búzios project in Brazil, the world's largest deepwater oilfield, for US$1.913 billion (£1.57bn). As a result, it became the largest partner of Petrobras in the oilfield....

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  • Hazardex Awards 2023 – nomination period now closed!

    06 December 2022

    Hazardex Live! 2023 will feature the industry’s most prestigious awards evening on March 1 in Harrogate, UK. The nomination period for the Hazardex Awards 2023 is now closed. The categories for this year are: - Contribution to Safety - Technical Innovation - Net Zero Innovation - Best Customer Service Delegate offers for Hazardex Live! 2023 remain available, visit the website for more information....

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  • UK chemical company fined £800,000 for near-fatal explosion

    05 December 2022

    A chemical company based in Gateshead, northeast England has been fined £800,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in an explosion in August 2020. The 49-year-old employee of International Paint Limited spent eight days in intensive care on life support and has been left with all-over body scarring, partial blindness to one eye, hearing damage, and damage to a knee and shoulder....

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Essar Oil to build £360 million carbon capture facility at Stanlow Refinery 02 December 2022

Essar Oil UK has announced plans to build a £360 million carbon capture plant at its Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port, North West England. The company said the plan was in line with its ambition to become a leading low carbon refinery by 2030....

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The December 2022 issue of Hazardex is now available! 01 December 2022

The December 2022 issue of Hazardex is now available to read online! The issue includes features on Storage, Transportation, Fire Safety, and Asset Management. Read it now!...

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Rolls-Royce in talks with INEOS to build small modular reactor at Grangemouth refinery 29 November 2022

Rolls-Royce and INEOS have started talks on implementing small modular reactor (SMR) technology at the Grangemouth refinery in Scotland to supply planned hydrogen systems with low-carbon electricity. The Times newspaper reports that talks are in the early stages and that no commercial negotiations have taken place....

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Sizewell C nuclear plant confirmed with £700 million backing by UK government 29 November 2022

The UK government has confirmed the planned Sizewell C nuclear power plant and will back the development with £700 million, the first state backing of a UK nuclear project in over 30 years. First announced in the recent autumn statement, the confirmation on November 29 will see the UK become a 50% shareholder with EDF while buying out a Chinese state-owned nuclear group....

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UK Health & Safety Executive publishes annual work-related ill-health and injury statistics for 2021/22 25 November 2022

The estimated number of workers in Great Britain suffering a work-related illness is 1.8 million with stress, depression, and anxiety making up around half of cases, new figures show. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published its annual statistics on work-related ill health and workplace injuries on November 23....

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