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Livorno - Week 43 - Monday 20th October 2014

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1 Livorno News

Update from IFRF Director
From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Tomasz Klajny – IFRF Director
Livorno, Monday 20th October 2014

TJ bw pic_small.jpgLast week, 13th and 14th October, took place executive committee and general assembly meetings of the Brisk project. During the meeting were reviewed new Transnational Access (TA) applications. However, many partners are looking for researchers willing to come to them for the research tests at designated research facilities. The full list of partners and their facilities can be found at Brisk project website and at IFRF website. All interested parties can contact us, project coordinator Andrew Martin from KTH or directly our partners for more information.



2 IFRF Comité Francais General Assembly

From the CF Chairman Office
Contributed by Sébastien Caillat
Paris, France, Monday 20th October 2014

We would like to inform, that next General Assembly of the IFRF French Committee (CF) will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Albi, at the invitation of the École des Mines d'Albi.



3 Spring 2015 British Flame Technical Meeting Notice

From the BFRC Chairman Office
Contributed by Roger Dudill
Cardiff, Monday 20th October 2014

Spring 2015 British Flame Technical Meeting  is going to be held on Wednesday 13th May 2015 at Cardiff University.

The meeting will mark the re-launch of the ‘Flame Day’ series of meetings at which contributions on the widest range of Energy, Combustion and related Environmental topics from both Industry and Academia will be aired through technical papers presentations and poster displays.



4 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's correspondant in Australia
From the Sydney, Australia
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Sydney, Monday 20th October 2014

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.

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

Top Story

  • CCS capital and operating economics uncertain

Business Trends

  • China’s strong trade relations with Africa to continue to be unrivalled
  • UK to hold standby generation capacity auction
  • Indian plants running short of coal as domestic production slows
  • EC cancels plans to label Canadian tar sand oil ‘dirty’ in sign of effects of tension with Russia

Company and Project News

  • World Bank rules Venezuela must may Exxon $US 1.6 billion
  • Gazprom considers shelving Vladivostok LNG project to favour China pipeline
  • Tepco and Chubu to form alliance to import fuel and build new plants


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