Cuadrilla Resources, Britain’s first shale gas exploration license holder, claims a 500 square mile area around Blackpool, Preston and Southport contains enough methane to meet national gas demand for at least 50 years.
At the Environmental Gas Summit 2011, an alternative source of fuel should have the energy industry dancing in tandem, but the environmental implications of shale gas have left it dispersed, with each sector determined on fighting its own corner.
The International Council for Mining and Metals (ICMM) has launched a practical guide to help mining companies maintain operational security while ensuring respect for human rights and humanitarian law.
The IOM3 Defence Safety and Security Committee (DSSC) announce their 2nd photographic competition. The committee continues the search for the best photographs to help promote the activity of the DSSC to both members and the general public.