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OECD rejected NGO Complaints

ESIA on Phulbari Coal by GCM OK!

EB Report

OECD rejected Complaint against GCM Resources- a London based resource exploration and development Company. Complaint of breaching the OECD Guidelines for multi-national Enterprise including human rights violation is found baseless and unsubstantiated. The British National Contact Point (NCP) on OECD has released the final report on Thursday after more than two years examination. Receiving the positive result GCM expressed its happiness in London through a Press statement and said  that... »

Power Sector

Internal tech issues responsible for power outage

internal-outage Power division said the worst nationwide power outage in recent years was not caused by a glitch in a transmission line from India but was the result of internal technical problems.“There was no problem from India’s side, the 400 MW line had no problem, either. There was a transmission problem... »

Gas Sector

First LPG-carrier ship made in Bangladesh

first-bangladesh Radiant Shipyard of Narayanganj has constructed Bangladesh’s first indigenous ship capable of carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). The ‘Omera Princess’ was handed over to the Omera Petroleum Limited and Mobil Jamuna Limited on Friday afternoon. “The ship worth Tk 300 million was designed by naval architects of the Radiant Marine... »

Petroleum Sector

New Spy Technology to Spawn Oil Revolution

aanew-spy-technology-to-spawn-oil-revolution By. James Burgess: The future of oil exploration lies in new technology – from massive data-processing supercomputers to 4D seismic to early-phase airborne spy technology that can pinpoint prospective reservoirs. Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns.... »

EB Reports

Cricket – Shakib leads Bangladesh to series win

cricke-win Shakib Al Hasan became only the third player in history to score a century and take 10 wickets in a match as Bangladesh whipped Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test on Friday to win the series. The left-arm spinner claimed five for 44 in Zimbabwe’s second innings as... »

Green Pages

Russia to build 8 more nuclear power units in Iran

russia-iran Russia and Iran have signed a set of documents on enhancement of cooperation in peaceful use of atomic energy. Sergei Kirienko, Head of ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation and Ali Akbar Salehi, Vice- President of Iran and Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation signed the document on November11, 2014... »

Coal Sector

Open-pit mining at Barapukuria, water manag possible

abc14 The final report of water modelling and hydro-geological survey on Barapukuria coal mine says open-pit mining is possible there. The government has planned open-pit coal mining at the northern part of Barapukuria coal field in Dinajpur to use the extracted coal in power plants. The Institute of Water Modelling, which... »

Something to Say

Villager s spawned electricity could contribute to national grids in BD

thumb22 Kabir Uddin: Bangladesh has sustained an impressive track record for growth and development and has shown tremendous growth in recent years. In the past decade, the economy has grown at nearly 6 percent per annum despite frequent natural disasters and the fuel, food price and global financial crises. A booming... »

Environment

Bangladesh able to deal with any natural, manmade disaster: PM

bangladesh-disaster-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh, as an independent nation, has the ability to deal with all natural and manmade disasters and keep pace with development. She expressed her firm conviction that neither any natural calamity nor any manmade disaster can deviate Bangladesh from its cherished goal of development.... »
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