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Dutch Safety Board heads investigation: investigation effort in full swing, black

The Dutch Safety Board took over formal responsibility for the air crash investigation from Ukraine yesterday evening. The two black boxes have since arrived in the United Kingdom, where they are currently being read out and analysed by a team … Continue reading

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DfT statement on MH17 black boxes

A Department for Transport spokesperson said: “We can confirm that the two black boxes from MH17 have been delivered by the Dutch Safety Board to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch at Farnborough for download.” adn.firetrench.com brn.firetrench.com bsd.firetrench.com ftd.firetrench.com

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Carriers halt flights to Israel – IHS Jane’s analysis

BA continues to fly to Israel Ben Vogel, Editor of IHS Jane’s Airport Review Analysis: Israeli aviation officials and diplomats will be highly concerned by the move from several major international airlines to suspend flights to Israel and Hamas will … Continue reading

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Elektrobit (EB) selects the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor for its next generation device platform

EB has chosen the Qualcomm® Snapdragon(TM) 801 chipset for its next-generation device platform. The new processor will be integrated into advanced LTE devices targeted at public safety, cyber-security and other professional markets.   OULU, Finland, July 22, 2014 – Elektrobit … Continue reading

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Putting the wind in their seals. Seal foraging patterns show offshore wind farms can be fertile feeding ground

At Last a Positive Use for Wind Farms – build them offshore as a haven for seals and forget the trivial electricty generation!! Seal foraging patterns show offshore wind farms can be fertile feeding ground brn.firetrench.com bsd.firetrench.com ftd.firetrench.com

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Ucore Announces Field Program at Ray Mountains, Alaska

  July 21, 2014 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSX-V:UCU)(OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or “the Company”) is pleased to report that it has undertaken a summer field program on its rare earths and tin multi-metal property in the … Continue reading

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MANAGING THE UK’S ELECTRICITY SYSTEM – CAN WE KEEP THE LIGHTS ON?

Probably Not – Windturbines only provide brief light when they catch fire and then produce a poison cloud. -Lords Committee to investigate contribution of science and technology to future electricity needs- bsd.firetrench.com brn.firetrench.com firetrench.com

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The government’s new pension advice will be “dangerously generic”

The Treasury’s unprecedented pension shake-up has been rebuffed as “well-intentioned but riddled with unintended adverse consequences” by the boss of one of the world’s largest independent advisory organisations. brn.firetrench.com bsd.firetrench.com

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Motorcycle safety campaign aims to make drivers THINK!

21 July 2014 A THINK! radio campaign has been launched to encourage drivers to take longer to look for motorcyclists after figures revealed that 30 bikers are killed or injured every day at junctions, Road Safety Minister Robert Goodwill has … Continue reading

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Incident-filled weekend at Oulton Park leads to disappointment for Eastwood

Despite a promising start, with strong pace in testing and qualifying, Charlie Eastwood endured a tough weekend at Oulton Park after being knocked off the track in two of the three races. brn.firetrench.com ftd.firetrench.com

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