How Algae Could Change The Fossil Fuel Industry

Great strides have been made in recent years towards using renewable sources of energy, like electric vehicles, solar panels, wind energy and even algae. It might seem surprising, but algae is one of the most powerful sources of energy we have access to on Earth. When dried algae is ground into a powder and refined, oil can be extracted from it. The result is nearly identical to traditional gasoline, but with far more benefits. Dave Hazlebeck, CEO of Global Algae Innovations, gave Seeker a tour of his algae farm in Kauai, Hawaii, and explained how his company is revolutionizing sustainable energy. "The fuel that we're producing is exactly the same in terms of performance as gasoline or diesel or jet, it's just a lot cleaner. I think the big difference is (more…)

LONDON’S TWENTYTWO BISHOPSGATE SETS BENCHMARK FOR GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION

Innovative new building is a model case in building smarter, faster and safer   LONDON, 9th October 2018 – In 1990, there were just ten ‘megacities’ (cities of over 10 million). By 2015, that figure had jumped to 28, accounting for 12% of the world’s urban inhabitants. People are moving to urban centres attracted by... Read more »

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Construction and engineering tips from the pyramids

Six of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have disappeared from existence. One was never proven to have existed in the first place — the Hanging Gardens of Babylon — and fire took the Statue of Zeus at Olympia. The Temple of Artemis suffered many destructions and rebuilds until, for the final time, it... Read more »

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LONDON’S TWENTYTWO BISHOPSGATE SETS BENCHMARK FOR GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION

Innovative new building is a model case in building smarter, faster and safer   LONDON, 9th October 2018 – In 1990, there were just ten ‘megacities’ (cities of over 10 million). By 2015, that figure had jumped to 28, accounting for 12% of the world’s urban inhabitants. People are moving to urban centres attracted by... Read more »

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The Features of the Highest Quality Lubricant for Heavy Machinery

Just like cars cannot run without good engine oil, heavy machinery, such as heavy trucks, construction equipment, and heavy hydraulics cannot work without a good lubricant. A high-quality lubricant is the single most important thing that keeps heavy machinery up and running for long hours and enhances its useful life. The problem is that with... Read more »

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