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British Airways introduces remote control electric tugs to move planes around Heathrow The electric-powered Mototoks reduce emissions by replacing traditional diesel tugs and should help to improve the punctuality of its planes, the carrier said.
Five of the high-tech vehicles are being ...
Sponsored: Expert Tips for Optimizing Industrial Wireless Networks One of the main reasons that industrial customers are reluctant to move from wired to wireless is the problems associated with stability. Wireless transmission is NOT as reliable as wired ...
Flipping beetles inspire self-righting robot design In July, a penguin-shaped security robot was reported to have fallen into a fountain in an office reception and “drowned”. Unable to right itself, the unwieldy robot became essentially useless ...
This week’s poll: Should the UK review its onshore wind policy? Despite the government cutting support for onshore wind back in 2016, it remains the UK’s largest and cheapest form of renewable generation.
Indeed, the energy source has played a major ...
Mars rover 2020 to get a ‘SuperCam’ designed to search for signs of life The earlier Curiosity rover (pictured above), which is currently roaming the surface of Mars, is equipped with a ‘ChemCam’ which is designed to capture the chemical makeup of its surroundings ...
CSIRO and SSTL strike data deal from NovaSAR-S satellite Australia is to boost its Earth observation capabilities following an agreement to access data from NovaSAR-S, a first in class small radar satellite developed by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited.
NovaSAR-S ...
Swansea filter could help reduce environmental impact of fracking A novel filtration method developed by researchers at Swansea University could be used to clean-up the waste water produced during fracking operations it has been claimed.
Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing ...
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Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets ...

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