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How the VLT Tram Sparked a Downtown Renaissance

Rio’s Rhythmic Revival

How the VLT Tram Sparked a Downtown Renaissance Rio de Janeiro’s iconic landscape boasts sugarloaf peaks and sun-kissed beaches, but its heart, the Centro and Zona Portuária, once pulsed with a different rhythm. Decades of decline left these areas adrift, their historic streets echoing with emptiness. Then, in 2016, a modern melody filled the air…
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Petronas: Suriname has a major oil discovery at the Roystonea-1 exploration well in block 52

Petronas: Suriname has a major oil discovery at the Roystonea-1 exploration well in block 52

The successful drilling, carried out in an offshore location about 185 kilometers from the coast and at a water depth of 904 meters, has revealed several oil-bearing campanian sandstone reservoir packages, the company announced on November 2. The Roystonea-1 well reached a total depth of 5,315 meters. Petronas said that the discovery is poised to…
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Ali to advance talks with Lula on Guyana-Brazil road link

Guyana President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali and Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Discussions on the expansion of the Guyana to Brazil road link will be advanced at an upcoming meeting between Guyana President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali and Brazil’s President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva May at the end of May. Guyana’s Department…
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Blueprint for a circular water smart society

Water Alliance Expert Group Circular Water (Partnership) New partnership: Global Expert Group Circular Water. Initiated by the Dutch Expertgroep Circular Water of the Dutch Water Alliance. The kick off is on Wednesday 22nd March – World Water Day – launching its first publication: a ‘BLUEPRINT FOR A CIRCULAR WATER SMART SOCIETY’ with tangible solutions for…
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Closer Cooperation Holland Brazil

TU Delft & Univ. São Paulo eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 22 march 2023– The Delft University of Technology of the Netherlands and USP- the Universidade de São Paulo signed a collaboration agreement on an institutional level today. The agreement facilitates different forms of collaborative work, e.g. student exchange, joint research projects and dual degree PhDs. Biobased economy, water…
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Sustainable Travel and Transport

BA and ZeroAvia Amsterdam, May 15th 2021– British Airways’ owner AIG recently became the first European airline Group to commit to powering 10 percent of all of its flights with sustainable aviation fuel by 2030. The group will purchase one million tonnes of sustainable jet fuel per year enabling it to cut its annual emissions by two million tonnes…
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Zero Avia British Airways

Finally a New Promising and Sustainable way to AirTravel

A Beautiful Scoop for ZeroAvia Amsterdam, May 14th 2021– ZeroAvia is a leader in zero-emission aviation, focused on hydrogen-electric aviation solutions to address a variety of markets, initially targeting 500-mile range in 10-20 seat aircraft used for commercial passenger transport, package delivery, agriculture, and more. Based in London and California, ZeroAvia has already secured experimental certificates…
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Sustainable Air Travel

The Future of Sustainable AirTravel

Responsibilities Part II Amsterdam, May 13th 2021– The year before last year, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, who else [?] unveiled a blended-wing design, the so-called “Flying-V”—that effectively places passengers inside the wings. KLM said that the lighter, more aerodynamic design should consume 20% less fuel than an Airbus A350 while maintaining the same cargo and…
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L3Harris Sky Warden

L3HarrisTech and Air Tractor Inc. Announce:

Sky Warden™ ISR Strike Aircraft MELBOURNE, Fla. and Amsterdam, May 11th 2021–L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) and Air Tractor have teamed to produce the AT-802U Sky Warden™, an affordable, production-ready aircraft designed for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and other missions in extreme combat environments. Sky Warden is based on the rugged and capable Air Tractor…
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Sustainable Aviation

The Future of Sustainable Aviation

Responsibility of Airlines and Manufacturers Part I Amsterdam May 13th 2021 — A zero-carbon fleet of passenger planes, that sweet and holy grail of sustainable aviation, came a little closer to reality last month when Airbus revealed the three designs it’s pursuing in its quest to introduce a hydrogen-powered aircraft into its fleet by 2035. Not…
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