Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 6 Feb 2020- 05:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a new assessment of the climate strategy of the mining industry, consultants McKinsey & Company warn that existing policies do not go far enough to have material effect on carbon emissions and that mining companies can
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Contemporaneous with the UN Climate Change Summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its special report on the state of oceans and cryosphere 24 September. The Panel highlights the urgency of
  • 25 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO AFP From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from the country's mining industry, are ticking
  • 8 May 2019- 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new technology breakthrough could make desalination processes less energy intensive and less expensive, engineers have claimed. A research team from Columbia University, US, have reported (Ma 6) a new approach that builds on
  • 8 May 2019- 08:21 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Drinking water that is contaminated with arsenic may lead to thickening of the heart's main pumping chamber in young adults, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. This structural
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining News Agency Antofagasta needs access to water for the future development of its Zaldivar copper deposit, which is near BHP`s Escondida mine, the world`s largest copper mine. Zaldivar`s size, however, does not justify investing in its own
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Construction Index Water supply in New York City and nearby Westchester County is to be improved through the construction of a $1.2 billion USD tunnelling project. New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) expects to finish
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info Warrenton VA, United States Citizens of Dunedin, New Zealand face days of disrupted water supplies this week following the August 14th discovery that “raw” untreated water has been entering the drinking supply (New Zealand Herald). The water’s source has been
  • 3 Aug 2017- 08:11 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY NBC News A West Texas land baron and oilman is on the verge of pumping 5.4 million gallons of water a day from far under the desert mountains here and piping it 60 miles to the nation's most bountiful oil field, the Permian Basin, where
  • 31 Jul 2017- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new report indicates that the cost of providing infrastructure to support global economic growth and to start to close infrastructure gaps will reach $94 trillion USD by 2040, with a further $3.5 trillion USD needed to meet
  • 3 Jul 2017- 06:41 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Democracy Now President Donald Trump announced last week that the Environmental Protection Agency will roll back an Obama policy that environmentalists say safeguards drinking water for one in three Americans. The person Trump has tapped to be the
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A