Here magazine 32

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Gas is redrawing the energy map

Gas is redrawing the energy mapRevolutionary advances in technology are opening up vast reserves of natural gas previously out of reach to human exploitation. The second coming of this familiar resource is already redrawing the world energy map. Could natural gas be poised to challenge oil as the most important fuel source on the planet?

Gas is redrawing the energy map

Safety first in gas processing

Safety first in gas processingSafety is top priority in the offshore gas industry, but accidents still happen – occasionally with disastrous results. How does the industry work with reducing risks, and how successful has it been?

Safety first in gas processing

Triple-E's environmental solutions

Triple-E's environmental solutionsThe Triple-E’s scale is mind-boggling: it weighs 60,000 tonnes and is 400 metres long – 76 metres longer than the Eiffel Tower lying down. Launched in June, Maersk Line’s new vessel is the biggest ship in the world and, paradoxically, one of the greenest.

Triple-E's environmental solutions

Decanter improve wine quality in South Africa

Gas is redrawing the energy mapWhen one of South Africa’s largest wineries invested in Alfa Laval’s decanter technology, its intention was to increase capacity during the peak grape-harvesting season. But the cellar’s winemakers were surprised to discover that the Foodec decanters have actually led to a significant improvement in quality and energy efficiency as well. Edo Heyns reports from South Africa.

Decanter improve wine quality in South Africa

Soy sauce - China's brown gold

Soy sauce - China's brown goldUsed in Chinese cuisine for more than 2,000 years, soy sauce is today still made according to a time-honoured process. But in the space of just four years, many leading soy sauce producers in China have started to scrap traditional methods and switch to modern equipment from Alfa Laval. The result has been more efficient production, and improved product quality.

Soy sauce - China's brown gold

Cooling server rooms

Cooling server roomsEver-increasing use of the internet means servers in data centres are generating ever-increasing amounts of heat. A British start-up has come up with an ice-cool solution – incorporating Alfa Laval equipment – that reduces cooling bills and associated CO2 emissions by more than 90 percent.

Cooling server rooms

Cooling the world's tallest buildings

Cooling the world's tallest buildingsThe last beam has been put in place, and Shanghai Tower is now officially the world’s second-tallest building. But its architects and owners didn’t just set out to go high – they also wanted to go green.

Cooling the world's tallest buildings

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