Judge postpones Trump’s TikTok ban

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight. A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. The judge, Carl Nichols of the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia, […]

World’s first solar & hydrogen powered cabins cut carbon at HS2 construction sites.

AJC Trailers, a British company, has designed, manufactured, and supplied the world’s first solar & hydrogen-powered cabins that have been rolled out across the HS2 construction site in the United Kingdom in an effort to make the sites greener. The EasyCabin EcoSmart ZERO product is the world’s first solar and hydrogen-powered welfare unit, combining solar and […]

3.1MWp Solar Carport launched for Al Nabooda Automobiles in Dubai

Yellow Door Energy, has successfully commissioned a 3.1MWp solar carport and rooftop solar plant for Al Nabooda Automobiles Located in Dubai Industrial City, the solar carport and rooftop solar plant are expected to generate 4,620 megawatt-hours (MWh) of clean energy in the first year of operation, equivalent to reducing 2,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per […]

Vessel spotlight of the week is Armada Olombendo FPSO

  Armada Olombendo FPSO is a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel located on Eni’s Block 15/06 offshore Angola. The vessel originally built in 1999 was converted by Keppel’s shipyard in Singapore for the Malaysian FPSO operator Bumi Armada in 2016 and chartered to the Italian oil company Eni. The FPSO Armada Olombendo is […]

World Jewellery Confederation welcomes new ISO diamond grading standard

The World Jewellery Confederation (Cibjo) has welcomed the new publication by nongovernmental body International Standards Organisation (ISO) of the internationally recognised diamond grading standard and says it is a historic moment for the global diamond industry. The confederation explains that the standard is the first-ever that has been approved by the body that specifies the […]

Polyus to buy out partner in Sukhoi Log

Russia’s largest gold producer, Polyus, on Wednesday announced that it would exercise its right to accelerate the buyout of RT Business Development’s participation interest in SL Gold – the holder of the Sukhoi Log deposit and licence. The company would consolidate its participation interest from 78% to 100% for a total consideration of $128.2-million, the […]

Baby born on EgyptAir flight given free air travel for life

A baby has been given free flights for life after her mother gave birth while still airborne. EgyptAir flight MS777 from Cairo to London had to do an emergency landing when Yemeni passenger Hiyam Nasr Naji Daaban realised she was going into labour. The pilot diverted the service to Munich, Germany, in hopes that Daaban […]