Artist Takes Wallpaper from Computer to Your Wall

first_imgI obviously spend a lot of time in the world of technology. So when I hear the word wallpaper, my first thought is the background image on my laptop or phone. But the more tactile form of wallpaper – that goes on an actual wall – is making “a fashionable comeback.”And one of Dell’s entrepreneur customers, the interdisciplinary artist Kathryn Zaremba, is poised to take advantage of this trend and, in fact, may be one of the catalysts for the renewal in wallpaper popularity.Hers is not the mirrored and flocked wallpaper of my 1970s childhood, however. Zaremba’s designs include everything from swans and avocados to Matisse-inspired abstracts.“Wallpaper seemed like a melding of my life experiences, I want to make things that enliven a space, that provide creative energy and inspiration for its inhabitants,” Zaremba told Urban Outfitters. “An idea for a pattern can really pop up out of nowhere or sometimes it’s in a museum looking at works of art or it might come out of playful experimentation in my studio.”She spent time on theater sets and sound stages during her first career (yes, while many her age are still figuring out their first, Zaremba is onto her second career). Zaremba experienced coast-to-coast art galleries, stage sets and science museums, which became learning labs for her future illustrations and designs.Zaremba stepped away from stage and screen to attend the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri and went on to graduate school at The Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C. It’s also where she founded her wallpaper business and co-founded The Lemon Collective, a workshop space in Washington D.C. that is focused “mostly on making and makers” The Washington Post reports.Starting these endeavors after college, however, she did not have access to the same high tech equipment she did while in school. She connected with a Dell Small Business Technology Advisor who had tips on what tech would be good for her business – including a Dell Precision All-in-One.“.. I’m pretty obsessed with it,” Zaremba says of her Dell Precision All-in-One. In the video below, she explains how she draws and cuts out shapes then digitizes them for her wallpaper. “I manipulate the shapes in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to make wallpaper that is uniquely me for clients.”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLNjnGGNISYOften she needs to meet with those clients in their own space, so her Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (below) allows her to take a portable studio with her. She notes that it is strong enough to power the creation of high-resolution illustrations, and “makes it easy to show [clients] vibrant details, samples and renders of how the wallpaper will come to life in their space.”She might need to add some video conferencing technology to her setup next because people around the world are taking notice of Zaremba’s wallpaper. Her Swansy Noir and Muse Variations designs were recently featured in Refinary 29 UK’s list of “Best Removable Wallpaper for Your Rented Flat.”Our Small Business Technology Advisors are available and ready to help with your tech questions so you can focus on running your business. From selecting the right systems to incorporating servers or creating networks for employees and clients near and far, they can make managing your technology easy.last_img read more

Ex-worker sentenced to probation

first_imgA former University employee in Notre Dame’s Office of the Registrar who pled guilty to four counts of voyeurism will serve no time in prison, a judge ordered last week. Don G. Steinke, 59, appeared in St. Joseph County Superior Court with his attorney, Mike Tuszynski, on April 26. Judge Jerome Frese sentenced Steinke to four years on probation and ordered him to complete 20 hours of volunteer work until he finds employment, according to court documents. Steinke was arrested March 7, 2011 after a woman found a pen camera aimed at the toilet on the floor of a women’s bathroom in Grace Hall. The pen camera was turned over to Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP), according to court documents. Steinke allegedly admitted to placing the camera in the women’s restroom with the intent to retrieve the camera and download the recorded video content. Frese also reduced Steinke’s charges of four Class D felony counts of voyeurism to Class A misdemeanors. He sentenced Steinke to one year in prison for each voyeurism count, but he suspended the sentences, meaning Steinke does not have to go to prison. As a condition of his probation, Steinke was also ordered to arrange for mental health evaluation and counseling, if deemed appropriate by a mental health agency, according to court documents.last_img read more

College recognizes exceptional students

first_imgA number of Saint Mary’s finest students were honored at last night’s Belles Honoring Belles reception, an event recognizing students dedicated to pursuing a life of intellectual vigor, aesthetic appreciation, religious sensibility and social responsibility. Student body vice president Meghan Casey coordinated the reception for students nominated for the Belle of the Year as well as their peer nominators. “The Belles Honoring Belles Award strives to honor students at Saint Mary’s who are passionate about their education and who strive to make a difference,” Casey said. “Each of the women nominated tonight are examples of just this.” For senior Silvia Cuevas, nominating senior social work major Adrienna Perales for the award was not a hard decision. She attributed the nomination to Perales’s dedication to social concerns and involvement on campus as president of the Social Work Club and a member of the Class Board. Cuevas, who has known Perales since coming to Saint Mary’s, said recognizing her friend’s achievement was important to her. “I just feel like this says a lot about who we are as Saint Mary’s women and what we are here for, to just be with each other and to do things on campus and off,” Cuevas said. “I feel that Adrienna is a prime example of these things as well as all the other nominees in this room. I have no doubt in my mind that Adrienna will show the world what Saint Mary’s women are all about.” Perales said she was surprised to be recognized for her campus engagement by a peer so involved herself. “I was genuinely surprised when Silvia nominated me for this, I did not expect it,” Perales said. “I feel really blessed, especially having a nomination coming from Silvia, who is the Class Board president. I am really appreciative that she sees me in this way and I am honored to be nominated.” Nominating fellow junior Alexandra del Pilar was also an easy choice to make for junior Christina Boesler. “I feel that Alex is the perfect example of a Belle who has embraced the community of Saint Mary’s and has challenged herself and her fears to make a difference in the world,” Boesler said. Someone who is always smiling, del Pilar looks for the good in everything and everyone, Boesler said. “Alex is one of my close friends who has been there for everything that has happened at school and has helped me overcome it,” Boesler said. Del Pilar said she did not expect the nomination. “I was extremely flattered when I heard I was nominated,” del Pilar said. “It just makes me happy that someone thinks this highly of me and is willing to honor my work in this way.” Senior Maggie Galvin did not have to look far for the person she believed should be nominated. “I nominated Amy Tiberi for this award. She is a recent friend to me this year, but I always knew who she was since freshman year at Saint Mary’s. She has been one of the most impactful friends I have had in my life,” Galvin said. “Amy can always put a smile on my face. She is so hardworking. “ Tiberi, who is an elementary education major as well as the president of Dance Marathon, is currently student teaching. Galvin noted how Tiberi is always caring for others and putting other people first. Senior Liz Kraig, who works with Tiberi on the Dance Marathon committee, also nominated her co-worker and friend for the award. “I think Amy really embodies what it means to be a Saint Mary’s Belle. She is always willing to help someone out and I really admire that about her,” Kraig said. “She is always planning ahead and is very organized which allows her to conquer everything she wants to do on campus and in her life.” Other students nominated include senior Ciara Ward, senior Heidi Etzel, sophomore Megan Steron, first-year Carrie Dubeau, senior Liz Kraig, senior Monica Murphy and junior Allison Gerths. Prior to presenting the Belle of the Year Award, Casey praised all the nominees gathered. “You all serve as a testament to the dedication and commitment that Saint Mary’s women have. The Belle of the Year always goes above and beyond the call of duty, lending a hand wherever she can,” Casey said. Tiberi was named the 2012-2013 Belle of the Year. “I was honored to be nominated by two of my good friends, it means a lot,” Tiberi said. “I think you spend so much time with people that you don’t realize your actions are affecting people in that way. It means a lot for them to reach out and speak about me in such kind words.” As for receiving the Belle of the Year Award, Tiberi said she felt flattered to be recognized for all she has done at Saint Mary’s and outside of the College. “It’s exciting. I mean people shared so many great stories of amazing women and it is a little surreal to me that I was chosen,” Tiberi said. “There are so many other people standing in such great company with me. I am happy to be the inaugural Belle of the Year.”last_img read more

Notre Dame philosophy professor woos Europe with intellectual prowess

first_imgVittorio Hösle, critically acclaimed for his work in philosophy and an intellectual celebrity in Europe, has worked at Notre Dame for 20 years. Hösle was the founding director of the University’s Institute for Advanced Study from 2008 to 2013, which holds a residential fellowship program wherein individuals from different disciplines can work together and discuss their research.“I was asked to found [the Institute for Advanced Study] with the idea that [it] should try to connect normative and descriptive issues in an interdisciplinary way,” Hösle said.Throughout his career, Hösle has written more than 50 books about philosophy, ranging from political philosophy in “Morals and Politics” to ecological philosophy in “Philosophy of Ecological Crisis.”One of his most popular and acclaimed books is “The Dead Philosopher’s Café: An Exchange of Letters for Children and Adults.” In the work, Hösle published letters that he exchanged with an 11-year-old girl, teaching her various philosophical principles and ideas by pretending to meet the great philosophers of the past in a fictional cafe.“I got a lot of emails from girls from Iran, from Japan, from Turkey [upon the translation of the book into 14 languages],” Hösle said. “They told me that this book was liberating for them because it showed them that we, even if we are young women, have the right and the capacity to think about such issues. The fact that there was a real girl of 11 years that was able to write such wonderful letters was enormously encouraging for the students.”Hösle continues to keep in contact with the girl he wrote to, who is now an assistant professor of philosophy herself.“You don’t write such involving letters without keeping a friendship for life,” Hösle said.Hösle said he knew he wanted to be a philosopher by the time he attended university at age 17. He received his first Ph.D. at age 21 and his second at age 25.“I was quite good in school in almost all disciplines, and I was interested in all of them. Philosophy gives you the ability to maintain a lot of your interests and study very different things,” Hösle said. “Philosophy, rightly understood, is an attempt to make sense of the whole of knowledge of the various disciplines which bring forth different claims that seem to be not compatible with each other. The task of philosophy is to unify this knowledge.”Hösle was appointed member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in 2013. The Academy is comprised of experts in social science disciplines, such as economics, law, sociology and history, who work to inform and inspire the social doctrine of the Catholic Church.Hösle is currently helping organize a “Nation, States and Nation States” conference for the Pontifical Academy, which explores the trends of nationalism in recent years and what role the Church should take. He also cooperated in an “Ethics in Action” Initiative, which was supported by the Academy. The Initiative brought together experts in various fields from different religions to deliberate on important issues such as environmental justice, Just War Theory and education.“Often it is easier for the participants to agree on general principles, while the concrete issues remain controversial. But it is already really something when people can agree on certain generic issues,” Hösle said.Hösle visits Rome multiple times a year to engage in such meetings with the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and is inspired by the Pope and his teachings.“I think that Pope Francis is an enormous gift to the Church,” Hösle said.Currently, Hösle is getting ready to publish his next book which traces the world events that occurred from 2016 on — from the election of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, to Brexit, to the election of President Donald Trump — interpreting them in the context of a philosophy of history that takes seriously the phenomenon of cultural decline.Tags: department of philosophy, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Vittorio Hoslelast_img read more

Jamestown Woman Charged With DWI Following Crash

first_imgMGN ImageELLINGTON – A Jamestown woman is charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash Saturday, according to the New York State Police.Police say they responded to an accident on Waterboro Hill Road.Investigation revealed that Teresa Rooney, 49, drove off the roadway and entered a creek, causing front end damage to her vehicle.Rooney was arrested after failing several field sobriety tests and taken to State Police Jamestown, where police say she provided a breath sample of .11. Rooney was then processed, issued tickets for the Town of Ellington Court and released.Rooney is scheduled to appear in the Town of Ellington Court next month. Rooney was uninjured in the accident. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

S&P: Export demand helping to slow decline in U.S. coal industry

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):After hitting a near-term low in early 2016, average U.S. coal mining employment has risen steadily as total production hovers below a rate of 200 million tons per quarter, though the overall trends belie regional differences.Total U.S. coal production fell 2.5% to 755.6 million tons in 2018, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data. Production totaled about 774.2 million in 2017 and 728.8 million tons in 2016. Average coal mining employment held steady year over year, gaining less than one-tenth of a percent, or about 625 jobs, from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the same period in 2018. Average total coal mining employment in the most recent quarter was 54,233 jobs, up by 3,662, or 7.2%, since hitting a low of 50,571 in the third quarter of 2016.A trend of retiring older coal-fired power plants has continued despite a more sector-accommodating regulatory environment brought about by the Trump administration. Initial challenges caused by those retirements and a transition to a greater dependence on natural gas in the U.S. are being worked out by electricity generators and grid operators, Morningstar Commodities Research analyst Matthew Hong wrote Feb. 6.Utilities still relied on coal during a recent polar vortex, Hong pointed out, but the trend toward greater natural gas reliance continues. “The recent polar vortex highlighted just how much the northeast and the PJM Interconnection system have changed over the last five years. Increased natural gas supply, greater flexibility on the pipeline system, and changes to the generation fleet created a totally different environment than the one seen five years ago,” Hong wrote. “Power and natural gas prices stayed relatively subdued in the face of higher demand and operational challenges on the pipeline system, highlighting the improvements to the grid and PJM’s ability to reliably meet demand in spite of generational weather systems.”However, production and employment losses in the coal industry have slowed thanks to an increase in global demand for U.S. coal. The market trends that have stabilized coal company balance sheets could translate to stability in employment and production volumes in the near-term, although investment in new supply remains limited.Companies with exposure to metallurgical coal markets and room to grow supply are particularly well positioned in the market today. Sustained improvement in demand and solid expectations for its future led Arch Coal Inc. to announce a new metallurgical coal mining project in West Virginia. When fully operational, the mine is expected to employ 600 people.More ($): Total U.S. coal production, jobs steady since late 2016, but regional trends vary S&P: Export demand helping to slow decline in U.S. coal industrylast_img read more

The Death of Miller Perdomo: The Beginning of the End for El Mono Jojoy

first_imgBy Dialogo April 04, 2011 This is an excellent article that should be read by military and civilians on the continent, since it describes interesting details of how Operation Sodoma began to thicken, and in addition it is written by a real expert on the subject. Colonel Villamarín is a highly respected intellectual and appreciated here in New York. I read all the books written by Colonel Luis Villamarín. I am absolutely sure that if the Colombian military read all the literature written by him they would have more and better tools to fight terrorism. This particular article is great and very illustrative of the reality of war that is bleeding Colombia. Do not understand why neither the U.S. nor Colombia have forgotten to write in their full context the history of the Colombian conflict, well the truth be told, besides the well-documented books he has written Colonel Villamarín with articles of his authorship like this, there is no other document to help us tell the good readers best of what’s happening to us Latin Americans with the communist narco-threat. For his invite to the journal Dialogue, the U.S. Southern Command U.S. Army and the Colombian Army so that they agree with Colonel Villamarín and write thousands of episodes of the war in Colombia that cannot pass the collective forgetting, but if they take into account that the actors or many of them are still alive. We do not leave it for tomorrow or never this possibility. And you Colonel Villamarín never fail in this endeavor that your tenacity and perseverance will take you one day to achieve the Nobel Prize for Literature. You have the makings for it. It’s remarkable there are those who publish the FARC’s barbarities and how Colombian soldiers protect us from the communists. Sincerely Francisco Sandoval Colombian leader in Washington, D.C. Clear and very true That was the beginning of the end of Jojoy. Colonel Villamarin is absolutely right. Brave, clear and on point. The writer is brilliant and his prose is very precise. Outstanding narrative. Written clearly and in full knowledge. Congratulations to the author who shows the context in black and white of a reality that others hide. That’s how it is and how it happened. That was the beginning of Jojoy’s trip to burning in hell. While the euro was coming into effect in Europe as the sole currency of twelve countries, the United States was trying to land on Mars with the Mars Polar Lander probe, and a financial crisis that caused panic in all the financial markets was breaking out in Brazil, in Colombia peace talks were starting in San Vicente del Caguán between Andrés Pastrana’s administration and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Hundreds of businesspeople terrified by the FARC were moving their capital out of the country. Some analysts of the conflict were pontificating about a ‘war of position.’ The Eastern Bloc was carrying out part of the Strategic Plan with the expansion of its squads into Cundinamarca. The Armed Forces had their hands tied and were badly led by those who sugarcoated the surrender of a battalion command post at the terrorists’ demand in San Vicente del Caguán. Jojoy paraded arrogantly around El Caguán. A talkative man, he spouted the intimidating creed designed by the Secretariat. Just like now, foolish journalists said that Jojoy was the militant wing, while Cano was the thoughtful and moderate wing, without understanding that both were terrorists and that Jojoy’s loquacity reflected the FARC Strategic Plan. In those days, Squad 51, led by Miller Perdomo, was already up to its criminal pursuits in Cundinamarca. Anxious to take the “war where it hurts the oligarchy most,” the full Secretariat, not just Jojoy, sent the Joaquín Ballén Squad to reinforce Perdomo in southeastern Cundinamarca. Perdomo was incorporated by the Communist Party into the FARC in El Meta. He was trained by Vietnamese, Salvadorans, Nicaraguans, and Cubans in the camps at Casa Verde and by members of the González Perdomo family, the members of which belonged to the FARC. Hand in glove with Nelson Robles from Squad 52 and Romaña from Squad 53, Perdomo committed a thousand misdeeds in southeastern Cundinamarca and extended his criminal activity into Ciudad Bolívar and the National University in association with ‘Chucho’ and Carlos Antonio Lozada, leaders of the FARC’s clandestine militias in Bogotá. The arrival of the Ballén Squad, agreed in the La Marranera camp in 1994, in Guayabetal, with the complicity of the priest Camilo, meant a major reinforcement of the FARC’s terrorist capabilities in this region of the country. All the members of “the Ballén” had received special-forces training and were fighters skilled in “penetrating” high-level objectives, commando operations, and spreading the political line among the masses. The squad’s second-in-command was Felipe Bohórquez, alias “El Llanero” [“The Plainsman”], an Araucanian peasant, brave, intelligent, and rash. His lover was Nancy, a beautiful peasant woman. As soon as they arrived in Cundinamarca, Miller began to send “El Llanero” on missions in order to separate him from Nancy and along the way, make her into yet another of his own lovers. Around the same time, Silvio, “El Pastuso,” the second-ranking leader of Squad 31, who worked very closely with Perdomo in terrorist activities on the Bogotá-Villavicencio road, was arrested near Guayabetal. Silvio denied to the authorities that he was a terrorist, and as a supposed peasant from the region, made a lying promise to turn over information about the activities of Perdomo, Robles, Romaña, and Joaquín “Garganta” [“Throat”], leaders of the FARC groups operating in the region of El Sumapaz. As was to be expected, the judges let him go, and Silvio returned to the squad, where he remarked that he had been informed on by a peasant from Pipral. Miller then ordered “El Llanero” to kill him as a snitch. When he arrived at the victim’s house, the naive peasant, accompanied by three children and a pregnant wife, offered him lunch. “El Llanero” felt himself incapable of committing the crime. Instead, he warned him to flee the region, because the FARC was going to kill him. When “El Llanero” told Perdomo the truth, the latter, blindsided, rebuked him: “You have the heart of a chicken.” As punishment, he sent him with a special commando to murder the solder on sentry duty at the La Australia military base, located on the outskirts of Bogotá heading toward the highlands of El Sumapaz. The incursion failed, because at the moment of the assault, another soldier reacted and took out of action the terrorist who was trying to steal the sentry’s rifle. “El Llanero” returned to the hideout with the bad news and, as an aggravating circumstance, found Nancy in Miller’s arms. Furious, “El Llanero” kicked the woman. Perdomo aimed his rifle at him, and the aggrieved guerrilla did the same. Several terrorists intervened and calmed the pair, but Perdomo warned him that he would bring him up before a council of war, after consulting Jojoy. For obvious reasons, Jojoy agreed with Perdomo and ordered that “El Llanero” be shot, but the radio operator warned him about the situation, and the condemned man escaped from the hideout with a grenade launcher, which he turned in to the first military unit he found. He then took advantage of the national government’s Reinsertion Plan. To top things off, Rossi – Perdomo’s second-in-command – was arrested in Pereira. According to his testimony, Perdomo was on his way, on board the ambulance of the San Juan de Sumapaz health clinic, to higher ground where he could get a better signal in order to call the relatives of kidnapping victims, from ten different cellular telephones, to get them to pay ransom. In a commando operation straight out of the movies, the soldiers infiltrated the area by night and in absolute silence, hidden among the underbrush, where they awaited the terrorist’s arrival. At nine o’clock in the morning, the vehicle appeared. Distrustful, Perdomo scanned the neighboring sector. Nancy, the former companion of “El Llanero,” got out calmly and unworriedly and urinated very near the head of one of the soldiers from the counter-guerrilla assault team. Perdomo made the first call and terrified one of his victims. He stopped making calls, suddenly shot his rifle at a soldier, and tried to get into the vehicle to escape, but a burst of fire left him lifeless. Nancy and another bodyguard fell at his side. When reinforcements were drawing close to the scene of events, Silvio, “El Pastuso,” came out of a house with an R-15 rifle and confronted the soldiers, but he too died with his bodyguard. The death of Miller Perdomo was a mortal blow to the FARC. It meant the death of a front leader, the loss of the first pillar in which Tirofijo, Jojoy, and the rest of the Secretariat had put their trust for the plan to enter Bogotá, and the loss of hundreds of electronic documents, difficulties in contacting the relatives of victims of kidnapping and extortion, scattering of the Bogotá urban militias, and in general, a severe setback for the FARC’s Strategic Plan. Thus, the death of Miller Perdomo in the highlands of El Sumapaz marked the start of the weakening of the Eastern Bloc and the end of the myth of El Mono Jojoy’s supposed invincibility. Then came Operation Berlin in Santander and the removal from action of Urías Cuéllar, Buendía, and other leaders whose mission was to intensify the war in Cundinamarca. The writing was on the wall for El Mono Jojoy.last_img read more

Renault shifts to all-electric cars for China

first_imgFrench automaker Renault said Tuesday that it would start building only electric vehicles for China’s huge passenger car market, dropping conventional internal combustion engines as well as its joint venture with local manufacturer Dongfeng. The strategy shift comes after years of sluggish sales in China, where Renault hoped its 50-50 venture with Dongfeng, announced in 2013 and focused on a factory in Wuhan, would allow it to  make inroads quickly.But the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan forced the factory to shutter, just as Renault was wrestling with slowing growth worldwide and a cashflow squeeze that has prompted ratings agencies to cut its credit ratings to “junk” status. Topics : “We are opening a new chapter in China. We will concentrate on electric vehicles and light commercial vehicles, the two main drivers for future clean mobility,” Renault chairman for China operations, Francois Provost, said in a statement.The automaker will transfer its stake in the DRAC venture to Dongfeng, which will stop marketing the Renault brand. No financial details of the transaction were disclosed.To bolster its all-electric push, Renault said it will “reinforce” its eGT venture, also formed with Dongfeng as well as Renault’s Japanese alliance partner Nissan, to further development of its City K-ZE model, a low-cost crossover vehicle that Renault plans to launch in Europe next year.Renault said its other Chinese venture, Jiangxi Jiangling Group Electric Vehicle Co., aimed to have four core models for the Chinese market by 2022.center_img It said 860,000 electric vehicles were sold in China last year, making it the largest market in the world — though they were still just a small fraction of the 25 million vehicles of all types bought. Renault sold just 180,000 cars, both traditional and electric, in China in 2019, down from 217,000 the previous year, and representing less than one percent of the overall market.It said electric vehicles are forecast to account for 25 percent of the Chinese market by the end of this decade.Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said this month that he hoped to get up to five billion euros ($5.5 billion) in loans guaranteed by the French state to help the automaker weather the coronavirus crisis, which has seen sales nearly grind to a halt in affected markets.last_img read more

PREMIUMCitarum rehabilitation disrupted by COVID-19

first_imgLog in with your social account Forgot Password ? Google LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Linkedin Facebook Projects to rehabilitate the Citarum River in West Java, the country’s dirtiest river, continue despite disruptions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Stretching 270 kilometers, the Citarum supplies water to households and industries in West Java and Jakarta. It is also the source of power for three hydroelectric plants that can generate a combined 1,400 megawatts of electricity. Despite being crucial to at least 27 million people in the two provinces, the Citarum earned the status of being the most polluted river in the country for its alarming levels of toxic chemicals due to industrial and household waste being dumped into it for a long time.Responding to the ever growing pollution of the river, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo established a restoration campaign called the Citarum Harum in 2018.The campaign, led by the West Java governor, involves the … Topics : #Citarum Citarum-Harum Citarum-River river-restoration river-pollution water-pollutionlast_img read more

AG&P breaks ground at Karaikal LNG terminal

first_imgGlobal downstream gas and LNG logistics company Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has broken ground on its LNG import facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry, in South India. The Karaikal LNG import facility is expected to commence commercial operations by the fourth quarter of 2021, the company said in its statement on Thursday.Owned and operated by AG&P, the Karaikal LNG import facility is being built on a 12-hectare site within the Karaikal Port, the only one with deep-water access on the East Coast of India south of Chennai, with all-weather capabilities and 24/7 operations.Karaikal LNG, which will have an initial capacity of one million tonnes per annum (MTPA), will include a Floating Storage Unit (FSU) leased through a long-term charter agreement with ADNOC Logistics and Services (ADNOC L&S) from 2021.Located 280km south of Chennai and in close proximity to Tamil Nadu’s manufacturing clusters, the new terminal will provide natural gas to power plants, industrial and commercial customers within a 300 km radius.In addition, Karaikal LNG will serve the important city gas networks of AG&P and other city gas companies that bring CNG and LNG to vehicles and piped natural gas to households and other establishments.Truck loading bays will enable the delivery of LNG to remote customers by AG&P’s own fleet of trucks.last_img read more

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