That’s when I was inspired to ‘drop in’ and promote the use of large-scale wind energy – to bring change to the electricity industry. The idea for Ecotricity – of selling green electricity to people, came about a few years later – it was about getting a fair price for wind power, to enable more to be built. Green electricity was a totally new idea back then.It just didn’t exist, as a choice, before Ecotricity.Coal mining has had many developments over the recent years, from the early days of men tunnelling, digging and manually extracting the coal on carts, to large open cut and long wall mines.Mining at this scale requires the use of draglines, trucks, conveyors, hydraulic jacks and shearers.so he encouraged everyone to partner with their pharmacist.. Bryan was introduced by Brenda Winter (pictured on right with Brian in the middle and President Darren Fisk on the left), and thanked by Martti (he lives with pharma). Here he is fêted with (Left to Right) President Fisk, Peter, Past President Seppo Paivalainen, and proposer PP Dave Legge. Specifically his Power Point presentation (see link) was entitled “ an Introduction to the Programs and their Funding.” This is essential material for all members wishing to familiarize themselves with the “big” picture of Rotary internationally; highly regarded as a foundation globally.
For many years the telegraph, and later the telephone, industries were the only consumers of batteries in modest volumes and it wasn't until the twentieth century that new applications created the demand that made the battery a commodity item. The use of bronze for tools and weapons gradually spread to the rest of the World until it was eventually superceded by the much harder iron.Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity.In recent years batteries have changed out of all recognition. Today the cells are components in battery systems, incorporating electronics and software, power management and control systems, monitoring and protection circuits, communications interfaces and thermal management. Mesopotamia, incorporating Sumer, Babylonia and Assyria, known in the West as the Cradle of Civilisation was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (The name means "land between the rivers") in the so called Fertile Crescent stretching from the current Gulf of Iran up to modern day Turkey. the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia developed the World's first written language.(See Map of Mesopotamia) Unfortunately this accolade ignores the contributions of the Chinese people and the Harappans of the Indus Valley, (Modern day Pakistan) who were equally "civilised" during this period practicing metallurgy (copper, bronze, lead, and tin) and urban planning, with civic buildings, baked brick houses, and water supply and drainage systems. Called Cuneiform Writing from the Latin "cuneus", meaning "wedge", it was developed as a vehicle for commercial accounting transactions and record keeping.Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.In the United Kingdom and South Africa a coal mine and its structures are a colliery; a coal mine a pit; the above-ground structures the pit head.Bob Tomlinson, dressed in red, thanks Prince Arthur Hotel ‘s Richard Toffanello for yet another year of faithful service in setting up the rooms for club meetings, serving food and attending to various and sundry requirements of Rotarians.Richard announced he would like to continue in this domain another year. Returning RYLA students Hilary Mac Dougall (middle) and Beth O’Neill (R), are pictured with President Darren Fisk following their presentation on their experience at the RYLA leadership camp in Crookston MN.It’s not such a novel idea these days – that we can influence the way the world works, through the way we spend our money. So that’s it really, I’m a hippie, I run a business (a social enterprise) to bring change to the world.My interest is the next Industrial Revolution, how to live without burning up the planet.