Posts tagged as UK

Emergency services adopt three-word-addresses in control rooms

British Police Forces and Emergency Services around the UK have rolled out What3words into their operations, allowing callers to give a three-word address over the phone when they call 999. Identifying precisely where help is needed in an emergency is critical, but can be near impossible in places with no addresses or where addresses cover […]

Roadside infrastructure data to enable connectivity services

Ordnance Survey (OS) partnered with Mobileye’s automotive camera-based mapping capabilities to offer a new, accurate location information service to customers from many markets, including the energy and infrastructure sector. The new data will also support the successful rollout of technologies for new market segments, including 5G, intelligent mobility and connected autonomous vehicles. Using the Mobileye […]

Work on UK nuclear project suspended

Hitachi has announced its intention of pulling away from two large nuclear projects in the UK due to failed financial negotiations. The company’s Wylfa Newydd and Oldbury-On-Severn projects, which were expected to be the future home of new advanced boiling water reactors, which were approved by Britain’s nuclear power regulator in December 2017, will now […]

What is the future of nuclear power?

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2017 (WNISR2017) provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear power plant data, including information on operation, production and construction. The WNISR2017 assesses the status of new-build programmes in current nuclear countries as well as in potential newcomer countries. This is the Introduction to the report. Click here to download the […]

SANSA and UK Space Agency sign MoU

  A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed by Sir Mark Walport, the UK government’s chief scientific adviser, on behalf of the UK Space Agency and Dr. Sandile Malinga, CEO of the South African Space Agency.  Sir Mark was on an official visit to South Africa to deepen collaboration around science and innovation – […]

28th session of the CIE: Manchester, UK

  The International Commission on Illumination (CIE) has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary as the core international organisation for cooperation and exchange of information on all aspects of light and lighting. The abbreviation CIE comes from the French (Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage), and it was in Paris that we marked the beginnings of our organisation, […]