Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    14 October 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    Manchester Metropolitan University - Manchester
    Air Fuel Synthesis Ltd (AFS), is working to produce synthetic methanol based alternatives to petrol and diesel from patented processes potentially utilising air-sourced carbon dioxide, Bio-Gas (Methane) and renewable electricity. The goal is to manufacture Zero Carbon synthetic fuels in the UK, which would be produced from an indigenous material supply and would also be cheaper than regular fossil based fuels.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    02 September 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    MMU Room T0.03 - Manchester
    This illustrated talk will cover the modern power generation technologies available for fossil fuel based power. The current, product, technology, business and market conditions of the power generation boilers with specific reference to supercritical (SC) and ultra-supercritical(USC) boiler technologies used for power generation.
    Industry: Fossil fuel power
  • 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
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