Tag: London

Wentworth Resources appoints new CFO

Wentworth (WRL) has confirmed the appointment of Katherine Roe as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company, effective 1 April 2018.

Shell presents strategic update in London

newsitemRoyal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) presented a strategic update to shareholders and investors in London. Speaking at the presentation, Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden said: “Low oil prices are driving significant changes in our industry BG rejuvenates Shell’s upstream by adding deep water and integrated gas positions that offer attractive returns and cash flow, with growth potential.

Klein Steel finalist for metals distributor award

Klein Steel Service, a full-line metals service centre with a worldwide distribution network, has been named a finalist for Metals Distributor of the Year from Platts Global Metals Awards. “To be selected as a finalist for Metals Distributor of the Year from such a well-respected global organization is an amazing accolade", said Todd Zyra, president.

New diamond technology to tackle drilling costs

Hardfacing specialist Cutting & Wear announced the development of a new thermally stable polycrystalline (TSP) diamond hardfacing material that can increase the life of drilling tools operating in highly abrasive environments by up to 10 times and cut the cost of drilling operations. The announcement was made at the SPE IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition being held in London.

IFA prepares for UK new build

Sheffield-based Independent Forgings and Alloys (IFA) have signed a memorandum of understanding with AREVA for the supply of forged components for the new UK projects on the EPR nuclear reactors. The signing took place in Westminster, London 13th December in the presence of Philippe Knoche, Chief Operating Officer, AREVA, Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, Managing Director, Nuclear new Build EDF Energy and UK Business Minister, Lord Marland.

UK replacement of transmission network

The National Grid has appointed Mott MacDonald to provide project management services for the replacement of underground electricity cables in London as part of a multi-billion pound programme to rewire the United Kingdom.

Stainless steel for Heron Tower

Construction work on Heron Tower is progressing meter-by-meter following the sinking of the 25m foundation piles.

Stainless pillars for bombing victims

A memorial to be erected to honour the 52 victims of the bomb attacks in London on 7 July 2005 was released during week 30.

Stainless tubing facility

CS Automotive Tubing Inc., a manufacturer of stainless steel tubing for the automotive industry, will site a 50,000 sq ft production facility in London, Ontario, Canada.

Nickel prices soar

Nickel prices rose to a record high for the 4th consecutive day in London as stockpiles of the metal plunged thus increasing speculation that supply would not meet demand.