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Livorno - Week 15 - Monday 7th April 2014

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1 Industrial Heating TOTeM, IJmuiden, June

Preliminary Programme available
From the IFRF Offices
Contributed by Tracey Biller
Livorno, Italy, Monday 7th April 2014

A preliminary programme has been published for TOTeM 42 “Industrial heating: Furnaces, Process Heaters, Kilns - Design of safe, fuel and environmentally efficient thermal equipment” which takes place in IJmuiden, IFRF's historic home, and is being organised in collaboration with the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlamonderzoek (Dutch Association for flame research) on the premises of Tata Steel on 24 and 25 June 2014.



2 IFRF Research News

Update from the Experimental Area
From the IFRF Offices
Contributed by Giovanni Coraggio - Senior Investigator
Livorno, Italy, Monday 7th April 2014

Recent research activity in the experimental area has focused mainly on measurement campaigns for various projects.  This article provides an overview of the more important of these.



3 French Italian Joint Meeting, April 23-24

Last chance to register
From the Office of the Chairman, Comité Francais
Contributed by Sébastien Caillat
Paris, France, Tuesday 8th April 2014

Img_Joint_Meeting_IT-FR.jpgExcitement is building for the upcoming French Italian Joint Meeting in Pisa on 23 and 24 April. The event has attracted a record number of posters and registrations and promises to offer fun as well as exceptional opportunities for sharing and learning.  The event includes a visit to the Enel Research Facility at Livorno.  All details plus a Registration Form on the IFRF Events Calendar.

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4 Combustion School in France

From the Office of the Chairman, Comité Francais
Contributed by Sébastien Caillat
Paris, France, Tuesday 8th April 2014

Monday 2 June to Sunday June 8 is the date of the 2014 Combustion School to be held within Center Parcs « Les Hauts de Bruyères » close to Orléans.  Sponsored by the French section of the Combustion Institute and CNRS, the Combustion School aims to widen the field of view of participants by exposing them to various aspects of combustion, and bringing up to date their basic knowledge, while promoting the emergence of new research and supporting information exchange around techniques, methods, fundamental problems and applications as well as industrial challenges.

Full details at http://ecole-comb2014.sciencesconf.org/

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5 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's news correspondent in Barcelona
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Barcelona, Spain, Saturday 5th April 2014

Patrick Lavery pic.jpgCombustion Industry News brings together interesting and important stories about or affecting the combustion industry, and is collated for 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 Stories

  • IPCC releases Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability report
  • ExxonMobil reports claim oil and gas assets will not be stranded by stringent emissions reductions policies

Business Trends

  • Ukrainian oil refinery ownership transferred to hands of Russian bank; Ukraine seeks to regain ownership
  • Russia strengthening trade ties with Egypt as it seeks new Middle East relationships
  • US government to study methane emissions from shale gas production

Research, Development and Technology

  • GE produces new air-cooled 9HA gas turbine

Company and Project News

  • Alstom wins contracts for gas-fired plant in Iraq and equipment supply for Maryland plant
  • Irish Bord Gáis to be bought by Centrica and partners


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