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Building Relationships and Staying Ahead in HR Technology

Given the rapid rate of change and proliferation of options from HR Systems to Individual Apps for each phase of recruiting, engagement and workforce management, it’s important to find ways …
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United Kingdom CO2 emissions fall to lowest level in nearly a century

LONDON — A record drop in coal use — coupled with the rapid growth of renewable energy, an expansion of energy efficiency programs, and an increase in burning natural gas …
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‘Spinning sail’ rebooted to cut fuel and make ocean tankers greener

LONDON — An ocean-going tanker is to be fitted with a type of “spinning sail” invented almost a century ago in a step that could lead to more environmentally friendly …
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UT researchers link methane in groundwater to natural sources near Barnett wells

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin have found that high levels of methane in well water from two counties near Fort Worth are probably from …
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Scottish councils invest £1.7 billion into fossil fuel companies

EDINBURGH – In a departure from the fossil fuel disinvesting trend, Scottish local authorities are pouring £1.7 billion in 52 fossil fuel companies, realizing perhaps its bounty of hydrocarbon resources, …
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EPA spending to sink -31% under Trump’s budget proposal

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump released a partial outline of his 2018 budget, proposing billions of dollars in spending cuts to most government agencies to pay for large increases in …
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University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) is rolling out the first of what the university plans to be many future courses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The class, …
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Put to the test, cybersecurity experts easily infiltrate energy companies’ networks

A ship navigates through Buffalo Bayou heading to a dock along the Houston Ship Channel in La Porte. The computer hacker crouched low in thick brush on a cold December …
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Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing …
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Finnish Cleantech Company Makes the Case for Emissions-Detecting UAS

Aeromon, a cleantech start-up based in Finland, recently demonstrated the effectiveness of drone-mounted platforms for measuring industrial emissions. A pilot program at the Ämmässuo waste treatment center, which is operated …
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