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Livorno - Week 20 - Monday 16th May 2016

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1 New Handbook Combustion Files

From the IFRF Offices
Contributed by IFRF Director, Neil Fricker
Livorno, Italy, Monday 16th May 2016

Eleven new Combustion Files have been added to the IFRF Combustion Handbook. They all relate to oxy-combustion. Search for them at http://www.handbook.ifrf.net/handbook/searchmicro.html



2 'Safety' TOTeM 43 update

From the IFRF
Contributed by Cristiana Gheorghe
Livorno, Italy, Monday 16th May 2016

The Final Programme for TOTeM 43 is now available to download from http://www.calendar.ifrf.net/event.html?id=590. 

Registration for ToTeM 43 is still open.

This week, we publish two of our eight TOTeM 43 Sponsor profiles for Calidus Technologies and ICEL.



3 Callidus Technologies

TOTeM 43 Sponsor
From the USA
Contributed by Kurt Kraus
Monday 16th May 2016

Callidus short logo.jpgHoneywell UOP Callidus consistently leads the industry by setting the standards for maximum performance and minimum emissions delivering technically superior combustion solutions, equipment and services to refining, petrochemical and industrial customers. 

The company provides total solutions for process heater burners, flares, flare gas recovery, thermal oxidizers and selective catalytic reduction units (SCR’s) for customers around the world.

You can learn more about at the following link Honeywell UOP Callidus: www.callidus.com/

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4 Igniters Combustion Engineering

From the ICEL Office
Contributed by Richard English
UK, Monday 16th May 2016

ICEL Logo short.jpgIgniters Combustion Engineering Ltd (ICEL) provide solutions for ignition & pilot burner problems on fired heaters and boilers.



5 Gaseous Fuels in Industry and Power Generation

From the GWI Office
Contributed by TOTeM 44 organiser, Joerg Leicher
Essen Germany, Monday 16th May 2016

TOTeM 44 is planned for November 17/18 2016 at GWI in Essen. The topic proposed is: “Gaseous fuels for industry and power generation: challenges and opportunities”.

The  TOTeM  will deal with new challenges and opportunities for the use of gaseous fuels in industry and power generation including  new questions regarding the use of natural gas in medium and large combustion plants (gas quality, LNG) but also power-to-gas and hydrogen (with a focus on industrial end use) and the use of biogas for process heat and/or power generation.

Organisations or individuals wishing to contribute to TOTeM 44 are invited to get in touch with info@ifrf.net

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6 Combustion Industry News

From the Sydney Office, Australia
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Australia, Monday 16th May 2016

Patrick Lavery pic.jpgCombustion Industry News brings together interesting and important stories about or affecting the combustion industry, and is collated for the IFRF every fortnight by Patrick Lavery. For each news story cited, a link is provided to the original publication. Where news relates to IFRF Member Organisations, the name of the organisation appears in green with a link to the associated profile page on the IFRF website. Subscription-free article links are given in blue, and subscription-required article links in red.

If you have a news item to share, please contact Patrick Lavery.

Top Story

- Tata Steel UK sale pushed back until after Brexit poll

Business Trends

- World Cement article reviews cement industry’s plan to tackle carbon emissions
- BBC piece highlights differences in investment decisions between conventional and renewable power generation
- EU carbon price rises amidst speculation about market changes

Research, Development and Technology

- NETL-sponsored research project develops turbine material to withstand 1,500 oC temperatures
- ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy ‘very excited’ about fuel cell technology to purify flue gases from power plants
- University of Kentucky’s CAER awarded funding extension for advanced coal technology research

Project and Company News

- Axpo Group looking to sell Italian gas-fired plant stakes



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