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Dhaka Thursday,  Jun 21, 2018
Sustainable green packaging is now-a-days a most talked term which is used for materials that have low or negligible impact on the environment and also on public health. Packaging has become an indispensable part of our daily life as proper packaging allows food protection from physical, chemical or microbiological contamination. It also plays a vital role in preservation of food quality, minimizing food waste and reducing preservatives used in food.... »

Power Sector

Power substation in Dhaka’s Paribagh catches fire

A substation of Dhaka Power Distribution Company or DPDC in Dhaka’s Paribagh has caught fire. Shahbagh Police Station OC Abul Hasan said an explosion of a transformer triggered the fire around 8:45pm on Wednesday. Several units of firefighters brought the fire under control after more than an hour’s efforts. No... »

Gas Sector

BERC starts public hearing on gas price hike

The public hearing on the proposals for raising gas prices started at the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) in Dhaka on Monday. On the first day of the hearing held at TCB Auditorium, the body heard the appeal of state-owned Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) which sought a hike in... »

Petroleum

Canada oil sector faces ‘significant challenges’ to reduce emissions

Canada’s oil industry faces “significant challenges” in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which account for 26 percent of local emissions, but cuts are “essential” for meeting climate agreement targets, the Senate said late Friday. The conclusion of the Senate report echoed others published by it and the auditor general, which have... »

EB Reports

Chevron Provides Support for Quality Education

In its efforts to boost quality education in its areas of operation under its social investment programs, Chevron has continued its support of four schools near its Bibiyana Gas Field. A simple ceremony was held with representatives of the four selected schoolsat the gas field. The funds will enable school... »

Green Pages

Govt maps out Wind modeling to attract investment in power sector

The government has prepared Wind Modeling by conducting wind research in different beach and river areas of the country aimed at attracting more investment in the power sector. The power division organised a workshop on Wind Resource Mapping at Bidyut Bhaban with power division secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus in the... »

Coal Sector

Stone Production Crossed 4,000 Metric Tons At Maddhapara

The production from Maddhapara hard rock mine of Dinajpur has reached to a new per day production record. The stone production from Maddhapara under the mining contractor  Germania-Trest Consortium (GTC) has crossed the mark of 4,200 metric tons on this 11th February. GTC has managed to raise the production of... »

Nuclear

Bangladesh to overhaul railway lines for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Bangladesh is undertaking a project to lay a new railway line and is modernizing the rail line between Ishwardi and its first nuclear power plant that is under construction at Rooppur in Pabna district. The project entails 26.52 km-long rail line. Out of this 9 km line will be constructed... »

Something to Say

In Quest of an Energy Justice Framework for Bangladesh

Energy Justice is a new concept that is being used in the academia around the globe over the last decade. Although there is no universal single definition, but energy justice evolved with an object to ensure universal access to a safe, affordable and sustainable energy for all individuals, across all... »

Environment

Lightning Kills 70 People In Two Months In Bangladesh

The Ministry of Disaster Management disclosed the figures of March and April against the backdrop of recent deaths by lightning as thunderstorms struck the country. In the last two days of April, as many as 29 people died as storms swept across the country, said Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain... »