Drax Power Station

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Name: Drax Power Station
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling firm asks public for views on £6m green energy plant scheme

Multi-million pound plans a company says could create 200 jobs and safeguard the future of recycling in Shipley are being shared with the public.Crossley Evans, which has run its recycling company in the town for 100 years, has set up a website to consult ... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Plans move forward for new power plant near Selby

A NEW wave of public consultation is being held into proposals for a new power station near Selby as plans are being prepared for submission later this year.The White Rose Carbon Capture & Storage Project, which is set to create more than 1,000 jobs, ... [Published York Press - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Family tribute to Goole jogger David Campbell, killed on A614

Comments (0)THE family of a Goole runner who was killed when he was hit by a car while out jogging have paid tribute to "an all-round good bloke".David Campbell, 64, died on Monday evening after he was involved in an accident with a blue Volkswagen Polo ... [Published Hull Daily Mail - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pauline Butler: Drax’s dynamo is the power behind our electricity

If you have ever wondered what Dante’s Inferno might look like, step inside the belly of the Drax power station in Selby and you’ll get a feel: towering hulks of black steel girders reaching up to the sky, as high as you can see without breaking your ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Growth plan aims high

New links between businesses and students and the creation of 20,000 jobs in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding are part of a LEP strategy submitted to government yesterday.Creating jobs through the growth of SMEs is at the heart of the York, North ... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

RFG Summer Group Meeting and Annual BBQ

Selby25 Jun 2014RFG's Summer Group Meeting will be held on 25 June 2014 at The Parsonage Hotel, Escrick .   In the afternoon, delegates will be invited to a tour of Drax Power Station, one of the UK's largest power generators and one of the leading ... [Published Rail Freight Group - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Metsec Cable Management powers on

The compliant provision of power and services to one of the UK’s most important power stations has been made possible with the support of Metsec Cable Management. Its BES 6001 accreditation was a vital criterion in the specification of its cable ladder, ... [Published Building Services and Environmental Engineer - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Busy Boot keeps fingers in pies

Construction group Henry Boot has reported a 37% jump in pre-tax profits for 2013 on revenue up 49%. Above: The former Terry's Chocolate Factory in YorkThe revenue increase to £153.8m (2012: £103.1m) was attributed mainly to the sale of development sites ... [Published Construction Index - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Energy firm link-up with East Yorkshire school

An East Yorkshire school is linking up with a leading renewable energy firm to give its pupils experience of working in the industry.The partnership between CREATE Studio, Goole, and RWE Innogy UK (Innogy) will enable students to visit local wind farm ... [Published York Press - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Designers better known in China than in Sheffield

They’ve made their mark on prestigious projects for blue chip clients across the UK.From the Oval cricket ground and the environs of the Old Bailey in London to the Humber Bridge and Drax Power Station and, further north, Heriot-Watt University, near ... [Published Sheffield Star - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Plantwatch: Pussy willow

Pussy willows are out, the small furry catkins of grey or goat willows, and a sure sign of spring. The grey-coloured catkins are now bursting with golden yellow pollen, but have probably come out too early for Palm Sunday, which falls on 13 April this ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Take Action in April to stop a Big Biomess

This April our friends at Biofuelwatch are organising two events in London which shine the spotlight on the destructive big biomass industry and we invite you to join us helping them!W ednesday 9 th April 7pm Biomess Awards @ Gibson Hall, 13 Bishopsgate, ... [Published Rising Tide - Mar 21 2014]
Entities: Biomass, Action, Coal

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In a statement, Mr Campbell's family said: "Everyone who knew David only had good things to say about him. He was an all-round good bloke; a devoted family man."

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Is Drax's financial support from UK Govt unlawful? [Published Friends of the Earth UK - 16 hours ago]
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The miner's strike of 1984 and the British Coal... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 23 hours ago]
Dole not coal [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 17 2014]
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Recycling firm asks public for views on £6m gre... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Apr 15 2014]
Drax Group Plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Socie... [Published Zolmax News - Apr 14 2014]
Plans move forward for new power plant near Selby [Published York Press - Apr 11 2014]
Family tribute to Goole jogger David Campbell, ... [Published Hull Daily Mail - Apr 10 2014]
'Biomess Awards' at European Biomass Trading Co... [Published Corporate Watch - Apr 10 2014]
Letters: Tax cuts for the few spell disaster fo... [Published The Independent - Apr 08 2014]
Pauline Butler: Drax’s dynamo is the power behi... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Growth plan aims high [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
£3 Billion Growth Programme Creating 20,000 Job... [Published 104.7 Minster FM - Apr 07 2014]
We had next 20 years at Kellingley mapped out, ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Apr 04 2014]
Unlikely clean tech heroes: lowly thermostats &... [Published Virgin Group - Apr 02 2014]
RFG Summer Group Meeting and Annual BBQ [Published Rail Freight Group - Apr 02 2014]
Metsec Cable Management powers on [Published Building Services and Environmental Engineer - Apr 01 2014]
North Blyth Biomass Power Station, United Kingdom [Published Power Technology - Mar 29 2014]
Western Mail Letters: Friday, 28 March, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Mar 28 2014]
There’s a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Mar 27 2014]
Moneypoint could meet 25% of renewable energy g... [Published Irish Times - Mar 27 2014]
Busy Boot keeps fingers in pies [Published Construction Index - Mar 27 2014]
Energy firm link-up with East Yorkshire school [Published York Press - Mar 26 2014]
Designers better known in China than in Sheffield [Published Sheffield Star - Mar 26 2014]
Designers better known in China than in Sheffield [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Satellite broadband prize trial for Northampton... [Published Farming Monthly - Mar 24 2014]
In Depth: UK Coal-to-Pellet Conversions Ahead [Published Biomass Magazine - Mar 24 2014]
Plantwatch: Pussy willow [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]
Take Action in April to stop a Big Biomess [Published Rising Tide - Mar 21 2014]
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