Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    13 May 2014 18:00 to 20:30
    John Dalton Building East Room E419 - Manchester Metropolitan University - Manchester
    Eric Vaughan from Cuadrilla Resources Ltd will discuss the process of hydraulic fracturing; what it is, it's history and the myths that are commonly associated with it. Also, explaining why Cuadrilla is exploring in the Bowland basin. Event at Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Room 419.
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    22 April 2014 18:00 to 20:30
    John Dalton Room JDC 0.14 - Manchester
    David Powell from GE Hitachi will talk about nuclear new build market developments for Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Technology. This is a shared event between the Nuclear Institute and the IMechE PIDNWC in Manchester Metropolitan University. Event is hosted in Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, M1 5GD, Room C0.14.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: AGM
    22 April 2014 16:30 to 18:00
    John Dalton Room JDC 0.14 - Manchester
    Annual General Meeting with chair of GMA (Georgina Harris) and chair of PIDNWC (David Ball).
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    08 April 2014 18:00 to 20:30
    University of Bolton - Bolton
    Are you interested in understanding more on electrical power networks and distribution systems for renewable power? It will cover typical topologies, power semiconductors, solar inverters, HV-DC power transmission for offshore-wind and long distances. This is a great lecture to attend to compliment your engineering/energy degree course or Chartership process for continued professional development.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    01 April 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    URENCO UK LTD - Chester
    This technical tour will visit the E23 plant on the Urenco Capenhurst site. E23, houses more than 80% of the site’s enrichment capacity. It began operation in 1997, and has continued to expand ever since.
    Industry: Nuclear power
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